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Congratulations to Tempe South Little League’s New Officers!

President – Scott Novis
Vice President – Tom Brown
Secretary – Hal Allen
Treasurer – Serena Torcoletti
Player Agent – Kevin Costigan
Safety Officer – Bill Douglas

Stay Tuned for Spring 2015 Sign Ups!

TSLL welcomes you to sign up new players, ages 4 – 14, for our Spring 2015 season (We do not offer a fall baseball program). Keep an eye on this website for the dates and locations of sign up events.

We hope to see you this Spring!

Get Ready for 2015!

Tempe South Little League is looking for volunteers. There are openings at every level. Coming up in October will be the first open Board meeting with elections. Dates, times, positions and candidates will be posted next week.

Keep baseball in South Tempe Strong!
Note: Tempe South Operates Spring Baseball in South Tempe in affiliation with Little League International. For information about playing ball during the rest of the year (Fall/Winter), please see our information, resources, and links.

Come and Join the Fun!

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D-BACKS Baseball Academy

In conjunction with current minor league/player development staff, D-BACKS Baseball Academy will be offering hour-long hitting sessions in the MLB cages at their Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Spring Training site. These sessions take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during November, December and January. Individuals, small groups and full teams are welcome to register for these sessions with current D-backs coaches.
For additional information, please visit: www.dbacks.com/academy and click on the “Elite Player Development” tab, see the press release here, click here for an interview with Mark Grace about the program, or check out the poster below!

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Experience Arizona State Baseball Academy!

Arizona State Baseball Academy would like to invite all Tempe South Little Leaguers ages 5-12 to join us for the Holiday Youth Camp December 27th-29th. You can spend part of the 2014 winter break with the Sun Devils! You will be taught valuable skills to help you succeed during Little League season this Spring. For further information, visit the camp website at www.asubaseballcamps.com. All registered Tempe South Little Leaguers can receive a special discounted rate on the youth camp! To sign up and receive your discount contact Steven Kirkman, camp coordinator, at (480) 965-4297 or steven.kirkman@asu.edu. Register today before it’s too late.

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Be a Better Umpire with the Major League Baseball Umpire Camps!

The Major League Baseball Umpire Camps and Arizona Diamondbacks have invited you and your fellow umpires out to participate in the Inaugural MLB Umpire Camp and Diamondbacks game on Saturday, September 13.

The camp is free and will begin at 8:00 AM at a local baseball facility.

To register for the camp, call Kristen Leetz at 602.462.4243 or complete and return this form to Kristen at kleetz@dbacks.com.

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USSSA Spring Coach Pitch and 8U Kid Pitch League

USSSA is now taking Coach Pitch and 8U Pitch registrations for the the upcoming USSSA Fall League. Players must be 8 or younger on April 30, 2015 to participate in either league.

The season will start SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 and will run for 8 weeks with 7 weeks of league play and playoffs.

Coach Pitch is $40 per player which includes a hat and shirt and participation award for all players and a team trophy for first 2 teams. Games will be on Wednesday nights running from 5:25 until 6:40.

8U Kid Pitch can be registered as individuals or as a team. Individual registration is $60 which will include a hat and shirt. Team registrations is $720 per team unless you have your own hats and shirts in which the cost would be $600. The games will be on Wednesday nights and run for an hour and a half. Games will start at 5:30 with a possibility of 7:15 game start depending on amount of teams registered.

You can register your player or team at www.arizonausssa.com.

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Coaching Lessons with Jeff Carter

Jeff Carter, whose son attended Corona and who has been a virtual fixture on the club baseball sidelines with the Arizona Grinders is now accepting new students. Coach Carter provides top notch instruction for both hitting, and fielding. His website is:

http://www.all9baseball.com

Coach Webb of Corona highly recommends Jeff. “We have a way that works for us at Corona,” Coach Webb told a group of incoming players and parents during summer ball. “If you’re going to get instruction, we recommend Coach Carter because his approach is in line with ours.”

With more than 20 years of professional baseball experience as a player and a coach, Jeff has coached players like:

  • Joe Mauer
  • Jason Kubel
  • Justin Morneau

Not only that he played in two All Star games and He was the
Manager and hitting coach in minors for 3 organizations: The Twins, The Royals, and the Dodgers.

If you are looking for solid baseball instruction, Coach Carter is a great resource right here in our backyard!

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Congratulations to the Tempe South Little League Juniors on their District Championship!

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Manager: Nick Enoch
Assistant Coaches: Bill Douglass and John Zadik

M. Baker – #24
N. “Varsity” Blitz – #11
T. “Tan-Man” Caballes – #23
Z. “Hawkeye” Cisneros – #13
L. Douglass – #44
Z. “Slim” Encinas – #1
A. “Mookie” Enoch – #17
A. “Slam” Garcia – #42
N. Ramirez – #3
J. Settles – #35
W. “Tank” Thompson – #27
W. “Chewey” Wallace – #28
T. “T-Widge” Widger – #0
R. “Gunner” Zadik – #32

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2014 All Star Schedule

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Note the 9’s and 10’s is a little different:

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All Star Field Reservations Jun-22

DateTimeTSC6
Mon (06/23)06:00 PMOPEN
08:00 PMCNSLL12
Tue (06/24)06:00 PMALL11
08:00 PMALL10
Wed (06/25)06:00 PMCNNLL11
08:00 PMCNNLL10
Thu (06/26)05:30 PMLEAGUE-USE
07:30 PMLEAGUE-USE
Fri (06/27)05:30 PMLEAGUE-USE
07:00 PMLEAGUE-USE
Sat (06/28)08:30 AMLEAGUE-USE
10:00 AMLEAGUE-USE
11:30 AMLEAGUE-USE
01:00 PMLEAGUE-USE
02:30 PMLEAGUE-USE
05:30 PMLEAGUE-USE
07:30 PMLEAGUE-USE

Field Utilization: 94.1% [16 / 17 Fields reserved.]

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