Facility upgrades highlight Leaguerettes 2017 season

Coming off a calendar year of fast-pitch softball, the Lutz Leaguerettes have taken another step forward. The girls recreational softball league recently announced the completion of several new capital improvement projects at both Oscar Cooler and Nye parks. Some of the highlights: Field refurbishments, including new clay and magnetic break-free bases on all five fields Outdoor … [Read more...]

No more slow-pitch softball for Lutz Leaguerettes

After 37 years, the Lutz Leaguerettes girls’ softball organization has discontinued its slow-pitch leagues. The decision was made due to dwindling registration figures, and an overwhelming preference for fast-pitch, which was first introduced in the spring. A survey and questionnaire by players and parents showed a 92-to-4 vote in favor of fast-pitch over slow-pitch, said Mike Cook, … [Read more...]

Girls fast-pitch coming to Lutz

Dwindling registration in recent years has prompted the Lutz Leaguerettes girls’ softball organization to add a recreational fast-pitch league for the first time in its 37-year history. The league expects 15 teams, across four age groups, and the deadline for registrations is Feb. 1. The Lutz Leaguerettes, a nonprofit organization, has provided slow-pitch softball to girls ages 5 to 18, … [Read more...]