Wednesday, July 18, 2012
With not residency requirement, the Diamond Club often brings in talent from all over the area.
The Germantown Diamond Club girls fastpitch softball team draws talented athletes from the entire area, and they are looking for new memebers to join the team. Tryouts for the 2013 season will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 7-8 at Kennedy Middle School’s north field. More details and registration forms can be found online. All interested players must bring a $100 check deposit made out to Germantown Diamond Club. If not selected, the check will be shredded. The Diamond Club’s U-12 Gold team took home first place in a tournament held in Belgium, Wisconsin in June. The softball club will also host its annual Summer Night Lights Fastpitch Softball Tournament Aug. 3-5 in Germantown.
Friday, June 15, 2012
After being crushed by Chippewa Falls 18-2 at the state softball tournament, the Hamilton coach Jim Lawinger reflects on the girls’ season.
The Hamilton High School girls softball team traveled to Madison Thursday morning for the first time since 1991 for the state softball tournament, but their winning streak ended there. Playing against Chippewa Falls High School, the Chargers gave up 10 runs in the first inning and eventually lost 18-2, according to the Journal Sentinel. However, Hamilton coach Jim Lawinger says even though they lost, spirits remain high. “The most satisfying game to play is the section finals because you feel like an instant winner – you get to go to state,” Lawinger said. “The state game is just an after effect of what we felt after qualifying, and when you go, you might win the gold ball. But when you don’t, you get done with the game and say you did …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The girls played Chippewa Falls Thursday morning, giving up 10 runs in the first inning and eventually losing 18-2. This was the first time they've made it to state since 1991.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
In what some are calling a "Cinderella run," the Hamilton girls softball team is headed to the state competition Thursday for the first time in 20 years.
For the first time in two decades, the Hamilton High School girls softball team is headed to the state competition on Thursday in Madison. The Hamilton girls beatt out Watertown High School on Friday 4-3 to secure a spot on the state tournament at Goodman Field at the University Wisconsin-Madison. The girls are currently 7-7 in the Greater Metro Conference and 16-9 overall. “That is one heck of a Cinderella run,” Hamilton coach Jim Lawinger told the Watertown Daily Times. “We lost the last couple games of the year against good teams, but were trying some things out. We didn’t win the games, but were playing better. After those games out there became ‘anything can happen.’ Today it did.” The girls will be competing for the state title …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
The lady Chargers took on Kettle Moraine High School in a softball game on Tuesday evening.