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Alexis Briski Memorial Scholarship

By LGCS Girls Softball | May 16, 2024 |

The Board of Directors of the Los Gatos-Cupertino-Saratoga Girls Softball Association awards a scholarship each year to one or more graduating seniors from high school who were players in LGCS Fastpitch Softball in honor of the late Alexis Briski. Recipients of this Memorial Scholarship are selected in recognition of their exemplifying the qualities that Alexis…

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Summer Magic Registration and Evaluations

By LGCS Girls Softball | Apr 30, 2024 |

2024 Summer Magic Travel Softball Registration Is Open! All LGCS spring players who register for Summer Magic prior to midnight on April 14, 2024 will automatically be entered into our raffle.  The four winners will each get one week of free softball camp, offered by our sisters at Cutting Edge Softball and West Valley College Softball.   LGCS…

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Annual Softball Appreciation Day

By LGCS Girls Softball | Apr 15, 2024 |

Softball Appreciation Day is this Saturday, April 20.  The forecast is a sunny 74F (!!!) and we have a full schedule planned.  We look forward to seeing everyone out on the field.   8am – Snack Shack opens; coffee and donuts for free (while it lasts) 8:30am – AA Game, The Storm vs Campbell 9am – AAAA game, Karma Kats vs Cyclones…

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High Level Throwing® Clinic Led by HLT Instructor, Sarah O’Brien

By LGCS Girls Softball | Mar 29, 2024 |

We have teamed up with HLT to offer the LGCS community an amazing training opportunity with HLT Instructor Sarah O’Brien with sessions focusing on the Foundations of High-Level Throwing® & Advanced Concepts for Softball Athletes! There will be 6 Player Sessions available for serious athletes or teams looking to learn & develop overhand throwing mechanics! Session 1: Saturday,…

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Saturday evals moved to West Valley College 

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 20, 2024 |

LGCS — Saturday evals moved to West Valley College from Chris O’Reilly Hi everyone, It is likely going to be a wet Saturday so we have moved evaluations to West Valley College softball fields where we will have shelter as needed. We are sticking with the original time slots: AAA / 10U – 9am to 11am AAAA…

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Join LGCS in the 67th Annual Los Gatos Children’s Holiday Parade!

By LGCS Girls Softball | Nov 15, 2023 |

All those signed up for the Spring 2024 softball season including players, coaches, board members, sponsors, and families are encouraged to join us in the 67th Annual Los Gatos Children’s Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 2nd at 11:00 am in Downtown Los Gatos! Please register below to be a part of this fun annual tradition.…

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Spring ‘24 Registration Now Open

By LGCS Girls Softball | Nov 1, 2023 |

Registration for LGCS – Los Gatos, Cupertino, Saratoga Fastpitch Softball is now open! Go to LGCSFastpitch.org/registration and sign up for the 2024 season now. Make Friends Gain Skills HAVE FUN! No Experience Necessary 6u-8u-10u-12u-14u Registration ends December 10th. Here’s to season 31. Please share!!!

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Alexis Briski Memorial Tournament Recap – Thank you!

By LGCS Girls Softball | Oct 19, 2023 |

Hello LGCS Families, We did it!!! Thank you to everyone who made the return of the Alexis Briski Memorial Tournament possible! It was a group effort from and by so many of our LGCS softball families, as well as neighboring leagues. We want to extend our sincere appreciation to each and every person who contributed…

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Softball added to Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Sport Program

By LGCS Girls Softball | Oct 16, 2023 |

Softball and Baseball added to Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Sport Program following IOC session held in Mumbai, India

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Briski Tournament – Welcome & Info

By LGCS Girls Softball | Oct 11, 2023 |

Hello Coaches and Team Representatives, The Alexis Briski Memorial Tournament starts this Saturday morning.  We will have 38 teams across four age divisions playing at fields in Los Gatos, Cupertino, Saratoga, Campbell (thank you Campbell Crush!), and San Jose (thank you West Valley Slammers!).  The Saturday schedule and Sunday brackets have been published on Tourney…

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Annual Alexis Briski Memorial Softball Tournament

By LGCS Girls Softball | Oct 2, 2023 |

The Alexis Briski Memorial Softball tournament is back! We are proud to bring this important event back to the LGCS community. Thank you to all of the teams who will be participating this year. This tournament weekend goes beyond softball. All the games played will honor a very special community member who left us too…

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LGCS Fundraiser at Dick’s Sporting Goods 20% Off Purchase Event  Friday, April 14th – Monday, April 17th

By LGCS Girls Softball | Mar 24, 2023 |

  GEAR UP for SUMMER Magic Travel Ball with 20% off at Dick’s Sporting Goods Blossom Hill Store Los Gatos Cupertino Saratoga (LGCS) Girls Fastpitch Softball 20% OFF shopping event  Friday, April 14th – Monday, April 17th DICK’S Sporting Goods – 680 Blossom Hill Rd San Jose, CA Save the date! Our partner, DICK’S Sporting Goods,…

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2023 Summer Magic Travel Ball Registration Opens 3/25/2023 … Closes on 4/28/2023

By LGCS Girls Softball | Mar 20, 2023 |

Hopefully everyone is having a blast playing softball at LGCS during Spring Rec!!!  If you would like to continue playing ‘travel’ softball in the Summer (May to End July), LGCS has a travel ball program, you can learn more about it here:  https://www.lgcsfastpitch.org/magic/ LGCS 2023 Summer Magic registration will be open from Friday 3/25/2023 and…

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LGCS Night at Los Gatos High School (LGHS) Varsity Softball Game — Apr 21 Friday 6pm at LGHS Softball Field

By LGCS Girls Softball | Feb 21, 2023 |

Hey LGCS families, Please come out to support the Los Gatos High School Varsity Softball team, which is made up almost entirely of LGCS/Magic alumni, on Friday night March 10, 2023 at 6pm at LGHS softball field.  The game will pitch LGHS vs Salinas HS Varsity softball teams and will be a great game to…

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LGCS Chipotle Fundraiser – Saratoga Location on Opening Day March 4, 2023 from 4-8pm

By LGCS Girls Softball | Feb 17, 2023 |

On LGCS Opening Day, Saturday March 4, 2023, please have dinner at Chipotle (Saratoga location: 1645 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129) from 4-8pm and help fundraise for our league.  33% of proceeds are donated back the LGCS.

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LGCS 2nd Field Workday Sat 2/11/23 both Blossom Hill (9a-11:30a) and Foothill Elementary (12p-3p) Schools

By LGCS Girls Softball | Feb 6, 2023 |

Hey LGCS Parents, Save the date, as a ‘Volunteer Non-Profit Softball League’ we need your volunteer help to work off your Volunteer Buyout commitment this weekend at the second Field Workday event happening on Saturday 2/11/23 from 9am-11;30am at Blossom Hill and from 12p-3p at Foothill Elementary. Please sign-in upon arrival…bring a shovel, rake, and…

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LGCS Fundraiser…Attend Stanford vs CAL Softball Game on Sunday Apr 23, 2023 @ 2pm

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 31, 2023 |

Hey LGCS Families, Please help us fundraise by attending the Stanford vs Cal Softball Game on Apr 23, 2023 at 2pm, a portion of your ticket cost will go directly to LGCS. To buy reserved tickets in the LGCS only section 4/5, click on the following ticket link Act now as we have only reserved…

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LGCS Parent’s Night Out – Decades of Magic 🪄

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 25, 2023 |

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Try Right Sports “Player Bat Demo Day” Feb 11, 2023 9a-12p EventBrite SignUp

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 20, 2023 |

Dear LGSC families, LGCS has arranged a private bat demo session with ‘Try Right Sports’ on Feb.11, 2023.  This demo opportunity will allow players to take 20 minute sessions and demo many top notch bats for the upcoming season.  You can try top bats from manufacturers like Demarini, Louisville, Easton, and Rawlings.  This is a…

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Celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) Feb 1, 2023…Go Practice Softball, Get Ready for the season!!! !!

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 18, 2023 |

Go out and practice Softball on Feb.1, 2023 and celebrate the 37th Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD). NGWSD, will acknowledge and celebrate the accomplishments of female athletes, their positive influence in sports as well as recognize the continuing struggle for equality for women in sports. NGWSD Details For more than three…

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Attend a local College Softball Game…Gain Softball Experience…Have a Blast !!!

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 16, 2023 |

Hey Fabulous LGCS Families, Come out and support local College Softball this season… Gain valuable experience, see how college players practice, experience elite level softball in action, enjoy the ambiance and food at a local Collegiate Softball game, it will not disappoint! Below are links to 5 ‘local/bay area’ university softball program schedules, we hope…

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(Free to LGCS Players) HERicanes Softball Clinic lead by Santa Clara University (SCU) Bronco College Players at LGCS

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 12, 2023 |

FREE to LGCS Players – HERicanes sponsored Softball Clinic with SCU Bronco Players at LGCS Date:           Sunday, Jan 29, 2023 Time:          11am – 3pm Location:    Foothill Elementary School, Main Field (13919 Lynde Avenue, Saratoga, CA)   Signup here no later than 1/27/23, this clinic is open…

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‘Smile.Amazon.com’ LGCS Fundraiser

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 10, 2023 |

LGCS Families, We need your fundraising help, please link all of your Amazon purchases to our organization, “Los Gatos-Saratoga Girls Softball Association” aka LGCS, by clicking the link below to ‘start shopping’ using the Smile.Amazon.com in the future.  By doing so, LGCS will receive 0.5% of eligible purchases as a donation from Amazon. LGCS Amazon…

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Spring Rec Registration closes on 1/6/2023 at Midnight

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 6, 2023 |

Last call…please complete your LGCS Spring Rec Registration no later than 1/6/2023 at Midnight. Please email president@lgcsfastpitch.org if you have questions. Let’s Play Softball! Go LGCS! Go Magic!

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LGCS Softball Bat & Helmet Pay-It-Forward Event

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 4, 2023 |

‘Pay – It – Forward’ Event:  Save the Date, Jan 21, 2023 9am-3pm at Foothill Elementary Main Field –> responding to someone’s act of kindness by doing something randomly thoughtful for someone else. As part of our annual Field Work day, LGCS would like to ‘pay-it-forward’ as we have a stockpile of past year bats…

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LGCS Field Workday Jan 21, 2023 Foothill Elementary School [9am-3pm]

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 1, 2023 |

Hey LGCS Parents, Save the date, as a ‘Volunteer Non-Profit Softball League’ we need your volunteer help to work on maintenance/upkeep prior to the Spring Rec season at our three fields at Foothill Elementary School on Jan 21, 2023 between 9am – 3pm. Bring your work gloves, shovels, rakes, weed removal tools and help us…

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10U & 12U Spring Rec Softball Player Evaluations

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 1, 2023 |

Hey LGCS 10U & 12U Parents, We are fast approaching the start of the season, with that said 10U & 12U Spring Rec Player Evaluations will be held on the following dates and times: 10U/AAA Division (birthyears 2012 & 2013) –> Sunday Jan 22, 2023 @ 11am – 1pm   OR –> Saturday Jan 28, 2023…

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Sign up for pre-season clinics by January 1st!

By LGCS Girls Softball | Dec 13, 2022 |

Included in LGCS Spring Rec registration fees are optional (but fun and very useful) pre-season clinics covering each of the key fundamentals of fastpitch softball.  We offer three different types of clinics: Pitching, Catching, and Hitting & Defense, each of which are run by the professionals at Cutting Edge Softball (CES) & college athletes at…

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Fall Magic Registration is Open & Evaluations scheduled!

By LGCS Girls Softball | Aug 8, 2022 |

LGCS Families:   It has been a great summer of Magic softball with Magic teams performing extremely well and overall winning multiple championships this summer!  Now that the summer season has wrapped, and a much deserved break before school starts, it is time to start thinking about the Fall Magic Season and registration for the…

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Magic Summer Travel Ball – Evaluations

By LGCS Girls Softball | May 3, 2022 |

Magic is our competitive fastpitch travel ball tournament program offered by LGCS Girls Softball for summer and fall season play.  We field Magic teams at the 8U, 10U, and 12U levels in the summer and all participants on Magic teams are selected from kids that play in our rec program.  Magic teams play competitive softball…

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Softball Appreciation Day is Back and it Was the Best Day Ever!

By LGCS Girls Softball | Apr 3, 2022 |

After a rough couple of years, thanks to so many families and local sponsors, we were able to bring back our cherished Softball Appreciation Day and it was the best day ever!! Especially the coaches’ dunk tank. 😉 There were many families in support of LGCS and the great sport of softball. We would like…

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Softball Appreciation Day April 2nd from 10 am – 2 pm

By LGCS Girls Softball | Mar 21, 2022 |

Join us for a fun-filled day where all LGCS softball players and families get together to celebrate the game with food, music, activities, and the always popular coaches dunk tank! All games will be played at home starting at 9 am 8 am – 10 am  Coffee and donuts provided by LGCS and sponsors 10…

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2022 Season Key Dates, Equipment Check, and More

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 23, 2022 |

Thank you for registering your daughter for the 2022 LGCS Spring Rec Softball Season, we are looking forward to a great year of Softball!!! Now that registration is completed, we are hard at work preparing for evaluations for the older divisions and with team formation for all divisions!    As we prepare for the season, I…

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Sponsor a team!

By LGCS Girls Softball | Jan 20, 2022 |

My name is Lisa Strauss, I am the new sponsorship coordinator for the Los Gatos-Cupertino-Saratoga Girls Fastpitch Softball League. First, I’d like to thank you and your company for your past support! We are getting ready for the 2022 softball season and are once again looking for league sponsors. As in previous seasons, we have a couple of…

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2022 LGCS Spring Rec Softball Season is Open – Register Now!

By LGCS Girls Softball | Nov 17, 2021 |

LGCS Softball Families, Registration for the 2022 LGCS Spring Rec Softball Season is open!  With outdoor sports slowly getting back to a little bit more of a normal footing, now is the time to get your daughter signed up for what is sure to be a great season with the Los Gatos-Cupertino-Saratoga Girls Softball League! Registering now will not only…

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Message from the Board & Spring Rec News

By hreuters | Jan 7, 2021 |

LGCS Families: I hope everyone is safe and healthy and had a wonderful holiday season! As we move into the new year, we wanted to remind everyone that registration for the Spring Rec season is now open, and Registration links are as follows: Players – https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/252699 Coaches/Volunteers –https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/252750 Following up on a successful Fall season…

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LGCS Photo Day 3/15

By hreuters | Mar 9, 2020 |

Teams will take their official team and individual photos on Sunday, March 15th at Foothill Park (the small park on Seaton Ave. at Foothill Elementary). Each player receives a COMPLIMENTARY Image Mate (a custom 8×10 print with both a team and an individual photo) as part of their registration, but you must fill out an…

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11th Annual LGCS Fundraiser @ Campo di Bocce

By LGCS Girls Softball | Feb 3, 2020 |

Come out and support our league during our annual fundraiser. This adult-only event at Campo di Bocce has food, drinks, and prizes! Register today – space is limited! Contact info@lgcsfastpitch.org if you have any questions.

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Spring Evaluations / Tryouts – UPDATED

By LGCS Girls Softball | Dec 28, 2019 |

Spring recreation teams for AAA and AAAA divisions are formed by a draft following player evaluations. Evaluations will take place on Saturday, January 25th: AAA Division 9:00am to 10:30am AAAA Division 10:30am to Noon A spring Magic 12U B “Select” team will be formed based on the AAAA division evaluations. If your player would like…

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LGCS Magic Retires Number 3 for Alexis

By LGCS Girls Softball | Nov 3, 2019 |

In a lasting tribute to Alexis, LGCS Magic presented the Briski family with a “Briski 3” jersey in honor of Alexis along with the news that we have retired her jersey number from Magic. The back of the frame was signed by all of the Fall 2019 Magic players.

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Briski Scholarship Winners

By LGCS Girls Softball | Oct 15, 2019 |

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 recipients of the Alexis Briski scholarships! Los Gatos High School Ava Currie Amber Kelly Madison Moore Jordan Pache Alexa Wong Monta Vista High School Irene McNelis Stephanie Yoshimoto Saratoga High School Ruhi Christi Isabelle Reiken Hannah Zahabi

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Alexis Briski Memorial Tournament 2019

By LGCS Girls Softball | Oct 9, 2019 |

The annual Alexis Briski Memorial Tournament was held on October 5 & 6, 2019. Thank you to everyone that helped make this special weekend possible! And congratulations to our winners! 14U Gold Champions – South San Jose Quicksilver Runners-Up – San Lorenzo Heat 14U Silver Champions – Mavericks Runners-Up – Pleasanton Phantom 12B Gold Champions…

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Fall Clinic Series

By LGCS Girls Softball | Aug 7, 2019 |

The fall clinic series is for players in kindergarten through 6th grade. Sessions will be run by professional instructors and volunteer coaches on our primary fields at Foothill Elementary and are designed to teach new players the basic fundamentals of softball as well as developing advanced skills for more experienced players. The professional instructors will…

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