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Charlestown Girls’ Softball is still looking for players for their spring league, ages 4-12. The league practices at the Charlestown High School turf field on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Alternatively, those interested can contact Jack Schievink at (617) 201-4507 or email at [email protected].



Newbury College catcher/first baseman Danny Settipani wrapped up his freshman season with the Nighthawks (12-23) sporting a nifty .412 batting average while also contributing 2 RBIs and scoring 2 runs. Newbury competes in the New England Collegiate Conference where they posted a 6-12 league record.



UMass-Lowell freshman phenom Katelyn Ellard tossed a complete game 6-hitter to lead the River Hawks (17-22) past Holy Cross by a score of 4-2. UMass-Lowell is in great shape for a high seeding in the American East Conference playoffs where they hold an impressive 10-2 league record. The win was Katelyn’s second of the year (2-4, 7.28 ERA, 19 strikeouts in 41 innings pitched).



Charlestown is hosting its first MLB PITCH, HIT and RUN competition and they are looking for participants.

Major League Baseball Pitch Hit & Run (PHR) is a FREE, one-day event for boys and girls ages 7-14 and is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. Participants compete in either the Baseball Division or Softball Division and have the opportunity to advance through four levels of competition including Locals, Sectionals, Team Championships and the National Finals during MLB All-Star Week. Past winners include many MLB players.

LEVELS OF COMPETITION:  All-Around, Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions advance from EACH division age group. Competitors compete in four age groups: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14. Age is determined as of July 17, 2018.

Where: Ryan Field, 47 Alford St.

When: May 6, 10 a.m.

To volunteer to help, or have any questions contact Andrew Peterson at
(617) 908-3538.




From CTLL President Cathy Reese:

We had a great Opening Day Saturday! Beautiful weather and great games, despite some soggy fields! We had appearances from Congressman Mike Capuano, Mayor Martin Walsh, State Rep. Dan Ryan, State Sen. Sal DiDomenico, and Councilor Lydia Edwards, Councilor Annissa Essaibi George, and Councilor Ayanna Pressley. We dedicated a memorial bench in honor of Eddie Greatorex. Many thanks to Jimbo Tucker, Tom Ward and his friends who helped install the bench. We also had free ice cream thanks to the Boston Police and District A-1 community service office. Looking forward to some warm and dry weather later this week.
Thanks to: Red Sox Foundation, Martin Walsh, Annissa Essaibi George, Ayanna Pressley, Lydia Edwards, Congressman Michael E. Capuano, Dan Ryan, Sal DiDomenico, Casella Waste Systems, Jenny’s Pizza, Charlestown Mothers Association, Mc McCarthy Bros Bottled Liquors Inc., Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, Joe McGonagle at Century 21 Elite, Tom Coots from The Cooperative Bank, Ironside Grill, Charlestown Sports Collaborative CHAD, 99 Restaurants, Eagle Elevator, Knights of Columbus Council #62, Carpenters Local 328, Boston Police Area A-1 community service office.

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