Baldwin, Bethel Park, Fort Cherry, Fox Chapel, Hampton, Montour, North Allegheny, North Hills, Penn Trafford, Peters Township, Plum, Seneca Valley, Shaler, South Fayette, West Allegheny, West Mifflin, Mt Pleasant
DEDICATED TO SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL AS A HIGH SCHOOL SPORT
Montour Defeats Bethel Park 16-14 to Win WPISL 2013 Championship
WPISL Enrollment Dates
Varsity Head Coaches, Member Representatives, and New Members,
The deadline for declaring a Varsity team for entry in the WPISL is Monday, August 12, 2013, 11:59 pm. The required form is provided below. At this point you should making a final determination whether you have enough players to field a varsity team. The WPISL recommends you have at least 15 players in grades 9-12 to field a varsity team.
WPISL Varsity Declaration Form Link
WPISL JV Declaration Form Link
WPISL Jr High Declaration Form Link
Scheduling Meetings – August 17 (Varsity) and August 24 (Jr. Varsity and Jr. High) at North Allegheny Sr High School at 9am.
August 31 - Sept. 2 – Labor Day Opening weekend for Varsity regular season games.
September 7 - 8 – Opening weekend Jr. Varsity and Jr. High for regular season games.
October 26 - 27 – Varsity Playoffs. Make-up weekend is November 2 - 3.
WPISL – President
WPISL News Flash - Baldwin Achieves Club Sports Status
On Wednesday, August 14, 2013 the Baldwin-Whitehall School Board voted in favor of slow pitch softball becoming a recognized club sport in their school district. Congratulations to Rip Odato, his players and the Baldwin Organization. Baldwin becomes the sixth wpisl member to achieve club status.
NEWS RELEASE - Welcome New Schools South Fayette and West Mifflin
The WPISL is proud to announce that South Fayette and West Mifflin School Districts have joined the WPISL for the 2013 season. With the addition of these schools the WPISL total teams at Varsity, JV and Jr High increased from 40 teams in 2012 to 46 in 2013.
WPISL General Membership Meeting 6/9/13 6:30
Members and Coaches,
The Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Softball League (WPISL) General Membership Meeting on Sunday, June 9, 2013, will be held at Oakdale Community Center, beginning at 6:30 pm. The directions to Oakdale Community Center are as follows.
Oakdale Community Center – 104 Seminary Avenue - Oakdale, PA 15071
From Downtown take the Fort Pitt Bridge and Tunnel outbound following on Parkway West I-376. Go approximately 10 miles and just before Robinson Town Center take Exit 60A onto US-22/US-30 West heading toward Weirton. Follow US 22/30 West 1.4 miles and exit the highway at the Oakdale Exit. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left on to McKee Road (Orange Belt). Follow McKee Road 2.6 miles until McKee Road turns into PA 978. Follow PA 978 0.5 miles and turn right onto Union Ave (PA 978). Make the next left turn onto Seminary Avenue. The Community Center on right immediately after the turn Parking is on the east side of the building.
The estimated travel time from downtown Pittsburgh is 30 minutes
The primary focus of the meeting will be for the membership to vote on two items as follows:
- Proposed changes to the WPISL Constitution, By-laws and Rules as recommended by the Rules Committee. A copy of the proposed amendments and changes to the WPISL Constitution, By-laws and Rules as recommended by the Rules Committee will be sent out in the next couple of days.
- The 2013 Proposed Schedule as recommended by the Scheduling Committee. A copy of the proposed schedule will be sent out in the next couple of days.
In addition, other league business will be conducted. An Agenda will be issued prior to the meeting.
Members are welcome to submit agenda items to Brian Cronin (secretary) at firstname.lastname@example.org or me. The cut-off date for submitting agenda items is Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 5 pm. Non-agenda items may still be discussed at the meeting during the Open Forum near the end of the meeting.
Please invite any representatives from any prospective teams or schools to attend the meeting.
WPISL – President
WPISL Press Release
Press Release WPISL January 28, 2013
The WPISL general membership passed two safety and equipment related items at the meeting on January 27, 2013. Teams and member organizations are advised of the following in order to plan for the Fall 2013 season.
- All pitchers at all levels will be required to wear face guard while pitching during all WPISL games.
- All pitchers at all levels will be required to wear heart protectors while pitching during all WPISL games.
The WPISL general membership elected the following officers for 2013.
President – Ed Vesely
Vice-president – Jim Schindler
Secretary – Brian Cronin
Treasurer – Rip Odato
Scorekeeper – Joe Bolton
The WPISL Executive Board Members which are appointed positions remain unchanged.
Instructions For Reporting Scores
Both teams should report the official scores to the league within a day of games being played by either sending an email to email@example.com or sending a text message to 724-561-2772.
The message should contain if it is for Varsity, JV or Jr High; date of games, names of the schools involved and the scores
WPISL Varsity Champions 2006 - Present
2006 - North Allegheny
2007 - Fox Chapel
2008 - North Allegheny
2009 - West Allegheny
2010 - Bethel Park
2011 - North Allegheny
2012 - Fort Cherry2013 - Montour
Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Softball League (WPISL)