Headline News and Program Highlights
Quakes Spring League Player Evaluations - Sunday 1/29
All Quakes Spring 2017 season players should attend the player evaluations event on Sunday 1/29 from 3-5pm at Forest Hill Elementary, 4450 McCoy Avenue, San Jose, CA 95130. Please bring softball gear (cleats, glove, bat, helmet, etc.) along with water or sports drink to stay hydrated. Wear softball apparel with a jersey that has name/number on back if possible.
Quakes Spring League '17 - Registration Opens 11/7
All 14U and 16U level players are welcome to register online, using the registration link on our home page. Teams will be formed in early February and league games get underway in March. The season runs through mid-May after which all players are eligible to tryout for a Quakes Summer Travel Team 2017. Players will be placed on one of 6 teams, taking into consideration each player's experience, primary positions, school, and home address. Spring is a great opportunity to compete at a higher level, learn new skills, and build social ties across the program. Have fun and enjoy the spring!
Quakes Spring/Summer '17 - Tryout for 14A, 16A, 18A Teams
Check the home page at quakesfastpitch.org for the link to register for tryouts. South Bay Quakes will form teams in 2017 at 14A, 16A, and 18A.
Tryouts will take place at Prospect High School on Sunday, November 13th. All players should attend the 11/13 tryout event for their age level. If players are unable to attend and want to attend the make up event, that will take place at Prospect High School on Sunday, November 20th. Please do everything possible to attend on 11/13 to give your player the best possible opportunity to showcase her skils.
Quakes 14A HS Fall Team Plays TCS Fireworks NIT
A quick trek to the desert, playing in Temecula, the South Bay Quakes 14A HS team played the Fireworks NIT on October 22/23. Recruiting and playing top caliber competition via show case events is a part of the Quakes strategy for players interesed in pursuing the game at the collegiate level. Talented opposition, great facilities, and perfect weather made for an impressive event, playing in front of several dozen college coaches.
Quakes 14A MS ('02 Team) Reachs New Heights in Reno
Enjoying the summer heat and reveling in the high altitudes of the Sierras, Quakes 14A MS just finished a deep run in the Gold Bracket at the Triple Crown World Series. Battling the best 14A programs from all over the country the team won 5 games and finished in the top 15 position out of more than 120 teams. Bumps and bruises did not stop the team from an epic run across 4 straight days of competition. Huge tip of the cap from everyone in our program to the players, coaches, and families after your amazing play in Reno.
Quakes 14A HS Team Wins Nor Cal Tournament
Playing 6 games without a defeat the Quakes powered through their most recent tournament in Northern CA to take the title. The 14A HS team showed heart and determination, winning their penulatimate event of the summer. Continued success and kudos to our players and coaches.
Quakes 14's Win PHBA Field of Dreams Tournament
Quakes 14's won the PHBA Field of Dreams tournament in July. A deep field and challenging conditions did not stop the Quakes from achieving their first tournament title of the summer. Cheers to players and coaches on the hard work and terrific growth and development of this team.
Quakes Fastpitch Fall Ball Tryouts Announcement
Players interested in fall ball should check our home page with details about Quakes fall tournament teams. Tryout schedules and a player pre-registration online form can be found there. Please note the fall season will have A level tryouts for 14's and 16/18's. Additionally for players not wishing to play at that level there will be separate tryouts for open teams at 14's and 16's, teams competing in local tournaments this fall with a slightly less aggressive schedule and commitmentment.
Quakes 14 MS in Triple Crown World Series July 19-23
After a short break the 14 MS players head east to play two tournaments in Nevada, including the Triple Crown World Series in Reno. Teams from throughout the Western United States will participate, greater than 130 are in the field playing 14A.
Quakes 14 HS Team Plays Huntington Beach Showcase
Enjoying the challenge of playing elite teams in Huntington Beach July 8-10, the Quakes 14 HS team showed well all weekend in this run up event to Western Nationals in Roseville, CA. Coach Mullins team continues to grow and build from their experiences, providing players exposure and a greater breadth of competition.
Quakes 14's Compete Memorial Day Weekend in Roseville
Playing as many as 7 games over the holiday weekend, our Quakes 14's teams battled excellent competition at the ASA kickoff event against teams from California and Nevada. Strong performances from both teams marked the beginning of summer season action. The holiday weekend also marked the start of play for 3 additional Quakes teams playing 14U tournament ball. Teams played events throughout Northern CA.
Quakes 14 MS Team Finishes 3rd in NorCal ASA Prequalifier
Perfect weather and strong teams made for a tremendous weekend event in Northern CA as the 14 MS team wrapped up a 4-2 weekend with a 3rd place finish in the recent NorCal prequalifier tournament. Only a late inning comeback kept Quakes from reaching their 3rd championship final, but the event was excellent preparation for the summer schedule ahead.
Total of 8 Quakes Tournament Teams Formed Summer 2016
Congratulations to all our high school and middle school players that have made Quakes Fastpitch teams. Well over 150 players participated in winter and spring tryout events and from that group Quakes Fastpitch formed 8 tournament teams for summer 2016 playing 14's, 16's and 18's. This strong demand, participation and support has made the inaugural season of Quakes Fastpitch a huge success. Thanks to all our staff, coaches, and council for their leadership and enthusiasm. And we wish all our players and families a tremendous experience this summer and again in the fall when new teams are formed in August.
14 MS Team Wins NorCal USSSA BowNet Tournament 4/24
Quakes 14A MS team completed an undefeated 6-0 run over the April 23-24 weekend at the USSSA BowNet Challenge to take home a second tournament championship this spring. With strong pitching and lots of offensive fireworks from the team on Sunday afternoon the Quakes played very well to secure the victory. Congratulations to the Quakes players and coaches as they look forward to their summer season getting underway in Roseville over the Memorial Day weekend.
Quakes Games Canceled Due to Weather 3/5
Quakes spring season games scheduled for Saturday 3/5 will be rescheduled. Games are canceled due to significant rain and wet field conditions. Make up games will be played later in the spring schedule. Stay safe and dry during the stormy weekend.
Quakes 14 MS Team Wins NorCal USSSA Tournament 2/28
Quakes 14A MS team went 5-0 over the weekend, winning the USSSA Mardi Gras tournament in Hayward. Congratulations to the Quakes as they start their new season with an excellent result. Quakes move on and play in Stockton on March 5-6 as they continue their spring season next weekend. The victories were a result of strong team play, contributions being made by the entire Quakes roster to capture a tournament championship.
Quakes Spring Program Opening Day 3/5
Quakes spring teams are scheduled to begin regular season games with Opening Day on Saturday, March 5th. Good luck to everyone for a terrific start and click on the Schedule Link for details on game times and locations for each of our six teams.
Quakes Spring Program Game Schedule
Click on the Schedule Link to open the online schedule for all spring season games. Quakes will field six teams this spring playing through mid-May after which Quakes summer travel teams will be formed. Check back soon for details on online player pre-registration and coaching application forms.