URG Winter Indoor Softball League registration under way

Randy PaytonSpecial to OVP

September 19, 2012

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande will be hosting its High School Winter Indoor Softball League on Sunday afternoons, November 4-25, 2012 and January 6-27, 2013.

The league is open to students in grades 9-12 and provides an opportunity for players to continue their skill development in a competitive program.

All games will be seven innings or one hour and 15 minutes in length, whichever comes first. All players will hit and will start their at bat with a 1-1 count. No player will sit consecutive innings.

All OHSAA and WVSSAC rules will apply, with the exception of unlimited re-entry into the game. Teams will consist of 10 players, with eight playing defense. Teams will be configured based on area of residence.

Members of the Rio Grande softball team will act as coaches. However, if a participating school already has a coach, he or she is welcome to attend and participate. College coaches are also invited to attend.

There is a cost for league, including both team and individual rates. Participants will also receive a t-shirt.

A registration form is available by clicking on the softball link of the school’s athletic website,

Deadline to register is Tuesday, October 30. The league is limited to the first 100 registrants.

For more information, call Rio Grande head softball coach Kristen Bradshaw at 740-245-7490 or send an e-mail to