Lunenburg Girls Softball dates to remember

Published 1:02 pm Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Lunenburg Girls Softball (LGS) Commissioner Tony Matthews recently added more dates to remember to the list for softball players, parents and fans, extending into mid-July.

Sign-ups for LGS will be held Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Big Tee. Sign-ups will also be held 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at the LGS complex Feb. 25, which is also a work day, in which help will be needed all day. Cooking of barbecue for a fundraiser will also begin that day at 6 a.m., with packing help needed around 2 p.m.

The draft takes place March 5, and Matthews said he needs coaches.

Opening ceremonies are set for April 8, when chicken plate dinners will also be offered.

A bingo fundraiser will take place April 30, and closing ceremonies will be held June 3.

The Angels/Belles district tournament is scheduled to start June 16 in Blackstone, while the Darlings/Ponytails district tournament is set for June 23 in Farmville.

State tournaments will begin July 14. The Angels will play in Lunenburg, which will require many volunteers. The Darlings and Ponytails will play in South Hill, the Belles will play in Rustburg and the Debs will play in Dinwiddie.