Bay City Southwest Little League: Welcome

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Welcome to our official website!  Here you will find news & information to keep you up-to-date with all the happenings at SWLL!  

The game schedules for Majors, Mid-Majors, and Minors for the second half of the 2014 season have been added and can be accessed by clicking either the "Calendar" or "Schedules" links to the left (or under "Menu" at the top on mobile phones & tablets).

Look below for the latest news from SWLL.  You can also find us on facebook by clicking the image to the right. 

If you have any suggestions or questions, please email us at baycityswll@gmail.com.

 



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Wednesday, October 22
Euchre & Smear Tournament

Please plan to join us on Saturday, November 1st for a fundraiser Euchre & Smear Tournament!

Time:  Dinner is at 6:00 p.m. and the Tournament starts at 7:00 p.m. 

Menu:  Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Green Bean Casserole, Bakery Bread and Cake.

Cost:  $11.00 for Dinner and Cards;  $7.00 for Dinner Only

This tournament is being sponsored by the League Umpires.  We hope to have many Southwest parents in attendance to support this cause.  All proceeds benefit SWLL.  See you there!!!!



Wednesday, October 22
Casino Bus Trip FUNDRAISER

Sign up now for our next Casino Bus Trip Fundraiser!  All proceeds go to pay for Spring indoor practice sites!

When:  February 7, 2015  7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Where:  Firekeepers and Gun Lake Casinos

Cost: $45.00 per person includes$40.00 in free play/food and transportation.

Please contact Andrea Horner at (989)387-3532 to register.

See the attached flyer for more information.

We hope to see many SWLL parents & friends join us for a great time!! 


Handout: Casino Bus Fundraiser

Wednesday, September 3
Mark Your Calendars...

Here are some important upcoming SWLL events.  Be sure to mark your calendars!

Sept. 14th - Awards Ceremony 6:00 p.m. @ SWLL

Sept. 21st - Age eligible try-outs for Major League (at least 10 yrs. old before May 1, 2015).  3:00 p.m. @ SWLL

Oct. 4th - Euchre Tournaments  6:00p.m. @ K of C on Linn St.  

Oct. 5th - Major League Draft 5:00 p.m. @ SWLL

Oct. 18th - Casino Bus Trip

Nov. 1st - Euchre Tournament 6:00 p.m. @ K of C on Linn St.

Jan. 20, 21, 26, 28, & 30 - Little League Registration 6:30-8:30 @ Community Center

Jan. 24th - Euchre Tournament 6:00 p.m. @ K of C on Linn St.

Feb. 8th - Try-outs @ Hitting Warehouse time TBD - Must be pre-registered (see Jan. dates above).

Feb. 21st - Euchre Tournament 6:00 p.m. @ K of C on Linn St.

Mar. 28th - Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction 



Monday, July 28
Fall Ball Registration Dates

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Here is the information for SWLL Fall Ball Registration: 

When:  August 5th & 6th from 5:30pm-8:00pm

Where:  SWLL Pavilion

Details:  $30.00 per player includes Hat, Socks, & Shirt.

               Every family will be required to work the concession stand once per player.

               You do not need to bring a birth certificate to registration.

Please call 893-0701 if you have any questions or need further details.  Thank you!! 

 



Wednesday, July 23
Fall Ball Coming Soon...

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Registration information for Fall Ball will be announced soon.  Summer ball at SWLL just officially ended this week and we are working hard to get Fall Ball information ready.  Thank you for your patience!

Wednesday, July 23
Message from Coach Nate:

Any players interested in working with Coach Nate on any aspect of their game can contact him at (989) 980-7913.  He lives near SWLL and has access to the fields, cages, and equipment.  He would love to hear from you and help in any way he can!

Sunday, July 13
11-12 Year Old District Champs!!

Congratulations to our 11-12 Year Old All Stars on winning the District 14 Championship!  They will now be heading to Muskegon for the State Tournament.

The team will be having a can drive on Tuesday, July 15th at SWLL to raise money for their trip to Muskegon.  Please consider donating your empty, returnable cans & bottles to benefit these boys who have worked so hard!  Cans/bottles can be dropped off at anytime on Tuesday in front of the tractor shed (near the concession stand).  Thank you for any help you can give!! 



Saturday, July 12
Games Tonight!

Join us tonight for 2 great games!  9-10 yr. olds play at 4:00 p.m. to move onto the district final four.  11-12 yr. olds play at 6:00 p.m. to move on to the State Tournament!  
Handout: Brackets

Saturday, June 21
All Star Tournament Brackets

The All Star Tournament Brackets are available for download by clicking the link below or going to the "Handouts" section of our website.  
Handout: Brackets

Tuesday, June 17
County Tournament June 20th-26th

It's time once again for the Bay County Little League Championship Tournament!  SWLL will be represented this year by Supreme Floor Covering in the "A" Bracket and Bosco Food Service in the "B" Bracket.

We encourage all of our SWLL fans, friends, and family members to come out and support our teams.  Let's show our Southwest Pride!

This year's tournament is being held at Northeast Little League located at the foot of the Independence Bridge on the east side of the river.  The first game for Bosco is on Saturday, June 21st at noon.  The first game for Supreme is also on Saturday, June 21st at 6:00p.m.  Complete tournament brackets can be found below or on the "Handouts" page.

We hope to see many of you there!! 


Handout: Brackets

Friday, June 13
Play-offs & County Tournament Updates

Congratulations to our 1st and 2nd half major league winners, Supreme Floor Covering and Bosco Food Service!  Both teams will be moving on to the County Tournament next weekend at NELL.  

This weekend they will play-off against each other in a best of 3 series to determine who will be in the "A" & "B" Brackets.  The play-off game times are:

Saturday, June 14th @ 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, June 15th @ 3:00 p.m.

Monday, June 16th @ 6:30 p.m., if necessary

This year the County Tournament is hosted by NELL and will begin with a parade of players on Friday, June 20th @  4:00 p.m.  (Players/coaches need to be there in uniform by 3:30.)  SWLL teams will begin game play on Saturday, June 21st with the "B" bracket team @ 4:00 p.m. and the "A" bracket team @ 6:00 p.m.  NELL is located at the foot of the Independence Bridge on the east side of the river.

Congratulations, also, to our top 2 mid-major league teams, Szilagyi Family Medicine and Kolb Kubs!  They will have a play-off against each other on Saturday, June 14th @ 2:00 p.m. on the major league field.  This will determine the over-all winner in mid-majors.

Good luck to all of our teams!!! 



Tuesday, June 10
Play-off Schedules

Play-off Schedules:

Majors: 

Friday, June 13th @ 5:00 p.m. - Game will be played only if there is a tie for the second half.

Saturday, June 14th @ 4:00 p.m. - Game 1 in the best of 3 series.

Sunday, June 15th @ 3:00 p.m. - Game 2 in the best of 3 series.

Monday, June 16th @ 5:00 p.m. - Game 3 in the best of 3 series, if needed.

The County Tournament will begin on June 20th @ NELL.

 All Star voting will take place on Sat., June 14th @ 7:00 p.m.  Team rosters will be announced next week.

Mid-Majors:

Saturday, June 14th @ 2:00p.m. with Szilagyi Family Medicine vs. Kolb Kubs. 

 



Monday, June 9
Weekly Updates 6/9/14

Here are this week's News & Notes:

*Candy Bar Money:  Please turn in your candy bar money as soon as possible if you have not done so already.  You can turn it in to your Team Parent or the office.  If paying by check make it out to:  Bay City SWLL.

*All Star Tournament Time:  The All Star Tournament dates and locations have been announced:

11-12 Year Old Team - Begins July 1st at Southend LL & Southwest LL.  State tournament begins July 18th.

10-11 Year Old Team - Begins July 9th at Saginaw North.  State tournament begins July 24th.

9-10 Year Old Team - Begins July 10th - Location to be determined.  State tournament begins July 24th.

*The All Star team rosters for SWLL will be announced after the conclusion of our regular season.*

*Euchre Prizes:  We are still in need of gifts valued between $5-$8 for our Euchre Tournaments.  Gifts can be dropped off in the office.  We would like each family to consider donating at least one gift.  Euchre tournament proceeds are used to pay for winter indoor practice sites.

*Casino Bus Fundraiser Trip:  Our fundraiser trip to Soaring Eagle and Little River Casinos is scheduled for October 18th.  Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.  The cost is $40.00/person and includes transportation and $50 in free play/food.  Small coolers and BYOB are permitted on the bus.  Must be 21 or over and bring ID.  Help us fill our 108 reserved seats!  Any questions, please inquire in the office or call Tracy Bonnell (989) 225-6204 or Andrea Horner (989) 387-3532.  A guaranteed great time for a great cause!!



Saturday, May 31
Weekly Updates 5/31/14

It's been a great week for baseball!! Here are some news & notes we would like to share with you:

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Saturday, May 24

Candy Bar Sales

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Candy bars are in and should have been picked up last week.  If you still have not gotten yours, please do so ASAP.  They are in the office.  All money is due by June 7th.

Saturday, May 24
Casino Bus Trip Fundraiser

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Tickets are available for our SWLL Casino Bus Trip to Little River and Soaring Eagle on October 18, 2014.  The cost is $40/person and you will receive $50 back in free play and food vouchers.  Email us @ BayCitySWLL@gmail.com for more information.  We hope you'll consider joining us for a great time that supports a great cause!