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There may be help needed throughout the season for things like tournaments and such. Please contact Heather Ryan at registrar@southportagell.com  if you are willing to help out with things that come up throughout the season!

Without our generous volunteers this league would not be possible.
 Thank you all for your support :) 





Online Registration for 2014 Season-

Registration is closed for Little Majors, Majors,  Juniors, and 50/70 Baseball.

Registration is closed for Little Majors, Majors, and Juniors Softball.  

We will continue to take registrations for all other divisions through opening day, April 26th.

Click here for more information on registration.   Click here to view our calendar.   


Softball Pitching Clinic-

SPLL will have a pitching clinic for all SP players who are interested in learning more about pitching. This clinic will be held on Sunday May 4th from 1-3pm on field 10.



Opening Day Ceremony-

The Opening Day Parade/Ceremony provides an opportunity to cheer on the players of South Portage Little League, so please do your best to bring your child to this fun event. You are welcome to walk with your child's team or cheer them on along the route. Opening day will be held on April 26th The ceremony will begin at 8:30am. All players and coaches should plan to meet up near the concession stand around 8-8:15. We will have coffee, hot chocolate, and donuts available for purchase. There will be a 50/50 raffle as well as a special guest appearance from the Kalamazoo Growlers Mascot!!!   




SPLL and Kalamazoo Growlers Announce:
"South Portage Little League Night" at Homer Stryker Field!


On Friday, June 6, 2014, the Kalamazoo Growlers will host South Portage Little League Night to honor our great Little League!
As a fundraiser, each little league player will be able to sell tickets with the following details in mind:

$15 Ticket Includes a Hot Dog, Growlers Hat, Chips, and a Soda.


  • The team selling the most tickets will receive the "Anthem Buddy's Field of Dreams" prize, where the team will be on the field during the National Anthem and will warm up with the team! 
  • The top selling individual player will receive a Growlers baseball jersey and will act as Captain for the Day! 
  • The top 3 individual ticket sellers will participate as Bat Boys and Girls during the game!
Click here to view the official flyer.    


Wings Etc. Fundraiser- 

 Take your family and/or team out for dinner at Wings Etc. on May 18th and 15% of your bill will be donated to SPLL!!  

 Wings Etc. Flyer  


Concussion Law- 

As of June, 2013 the sports concussion legislation requires all coaches, employees, volunteers, and other adults involved with a youth athletic activity to complete a concussion awareness on-line training program.  Here is the link to the training http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/Training/index.html   

ALL COACHES/ASSISTANT COACHES/VOLUNTEERS will be required to complete this training before entering the field. If you have already taken this training for another sport we will accept that certificate. You may email your certificate of completion to Ann Marie Breese at president@southportagell.com or send into our PO Box 523 Portage, MI 49081  

We appreciate your cooperation with this as it is in the best interest of the children and it does contain very important information.  

All PARENTS/PLAYERS will also be required to fill out a Concussion Acknowledgement Form stating that you have received the information and are aware of the symptoms and signs of a concussion.  You may email this acknowledgement form to Heather Ryan at registrar@southportagell.com or fax to (269)492-0675 or you may also send into our PO Box 523 Portage, MI 49081







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Opportunities available for Sponsors 

South Portage Little League would not be possible if not for the help of our great sponsors! Sponsorship is a great way to give back to the community.  Please click here to learn more about how you or your company/employer can become an SPLL sponsor. Not sure your employer will be a sponsor? Download the form and take it to work and ask around! What a great way to demonstrate support for a family activity in our community like Little League!!!!
Current and prospective sponsors we thank you for your tremendous support!!!  


Do you know about our SCRIP program? 

The Scrip Program is a great way to contribute financially to the league at no cost to you!  We have scrip (gift cards) for almost anything: gasoline, groceries, clothes, dining out, gifts, hardware, movie rentals, etc.

How it works-

 You purchase gift cards from South Portage that you would normally use or give out as a gift and in return our league makes money off of it. Say you spend $300 per month on groceries, and $150 on gas. Easy, right?  By using SCRIP cards for just these two items, you can net $15 per month for the league.  If 100 families do this, the league can net $1,500 each month at no extra cost to anyone! Purchase your Meijer or Speedway cards (as well as many others) from us to help the league raise money!

Be sure to think about scrip for your start to HOLIDAY shopping (including teacher’s gifts).

Contact Michelle Shinevare @ michelle.shinevare@stryker.com to get your SCRIP (gift cards) NOW!!!!! 








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Sign up for text alerts for cancellations using the link below or Text SPLLALERTS to 84483 to receive ALL messages from South Portage Little League.

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Team MANAGERS are responsible for contacting SPLL (or designating ONE parent usually the Team Parent) to find out the status of their game and communicate this back to each team member. Please make sure your manager knows the best way to reach you on game day to inform you of any changes. If everyone tries to contact SPLL themselves then the line will be tied up and overloaded nobody will be able to get through.

Every effort will be made to update this website with current weather information. So please check this website one last time before heading out to the fields when the weather is questionable.

1) All games will be postponed when Tornado Warnings or Severe Thunderstorm Warnings are in effect for our area during a scheduled game time. Also, the field director on duty will postpone games when lightning is in the area.

2) The League will attempt to make a decision by 4:00 PM on weekdays. If the weather turns bad after 4:00 PM, decisions about game postponement will be made at the fields at game time.

3) Interleague games scheduled at non-SPLL fields will be postponed according to that host field's policies. Managers will be contacted directly by the host league in these cases.

4) ONLY the SPLL President, Vice-President or Properties Director will determine if field conditions warrant game postponement.

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Order your Spirit Wear NOW!!!!!!

 South Portage Spirit Wear


LARGE- 4.00

SMALL - 2.00 



 BLACK MINI’S - 7.50



HOODIES - 17.50 


GIRLS SHORTS- 8.50(clearance $2.00)

To Order contact:  

Heather Ryan at 547-7856 or registrar@southportagell.com

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No Dogs Allowed on Property
At SPLL we have a no dog policy. Please keep your pets at home. Also, no biking, rollerblading, or any sort of skating throughout the park. Thank you for your cooperation with this.

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