"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." - Martin Luther King Jr. 2018 Spring/Summer Registration NOW OPEN! We are now Wasco Fastpitch/Wasco Silver Hawks!! Softball is BACK in the Olympics! 2020!!
Welcome to Wasco Fastpitch/Wasco Silver Hawks Softball!
2018 Wasco Fastpitch/Wasco Silver Hawks Spring & Summer Registration Has Started!
8U is where all the fun starts! Click here for more 8U information.
Wasco Warriors Tryouts by invite on Jan. 27th at Elite Sports Training Center. 10U and 16U only. Please contact
for 10U or
at 16U for more information or click the red button to the right to pre-register.
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Dear Wasco Girls Fastpitch Family Members, Players, Alumni, Sponsors and Supporters:
As we enter our 30th year as an organization and my 20th year here, I can’t help but reflect back on all the amazing memories and thank God for every little girl who has come through this program whether it be for a season or until her college playing career is over. I am truly blessed to have played a role in so many players’ lives. We were the first to introduce fall ball into the area. We were the first to introduce a light travel organization (Wasco Warriors) into the area. Many have followed in our footsteps and we give kudos to many of them for the opportunity to promote the love of our sport. The original love of the game has to come from somewhere and for many softball players, it has started here. We have always said that our coaches are second to none. They TRULY give unselfishly to the love of the game, the players, the parents, and our organization; with no motive other than the altruistic love for the game to sharing our reputation. We are looking forward to continuing that relationship with them as they continue to share their passion with you and your player.
Our girls come everywhere from Dekalb to Aurora to Schaumburg to Crystal Lake and all areas in between. We’ve done our best to give every player an opportunity to grow in the sport that they love with respect and dignity. While everyone has hiccups along the way, we think we have held steadfast to our beliefs that “Why settle for anything less than the best for your daughter. We believe that girls should be empowered and strengthened. If you play a sport, you play it like an athlete. Athletes are not defined by gender but by one's commitment and desire to achieve success through setting and achieving personal goals via competition. And with competition comes failure and success and how to handle both situations with dignity and grace is our goal. Here at Wasco, we play by the same rules as any athlete. If you hit a homerun, you earned it. If you hit a triple, you earned it. If you struck out, you earned it. We do not believe in handicapping a player because she is female. We believe in learning, teaching, growing, respecting. While we are a recreational league, we believe in teaching the player to give everything your best effort every time and that we are a part of a TEAM and that means a player should make themselves better, they make their teammates better, and they make the game better. WHILE having fun.”
So with that said, we are excited to announce that we are partnering with the Silver Hawks and Dennison Silver Hawk Travel organization and are now the Wasco Silver Hawks! This will give our players a complete experience; from rec (in-house) to light travel to JV to Varsity to college opportunities and beyond and here’s how:
From pre-K to 12th grade, if a player wants to play and stay in-house, here we are!
From 8U-16U, if a player wants to play and stay “light travel” with an abbreviated schedule and smaller financial requirement than full time travel, here we are!
From 8U-18U, if a player wants to and makes our full time travel teams with an extended season, here we are!
And finally, from 14U-18U, a player envisions playing in college with the hope of receiving scholarships and makes the Dennison Silver Hawks, here we are!
Last year, the St Charles Angels merged with the Silver Hawks with much success and we are so excited to be included in this clear, concise vision for all area softball players from all levels! So what does this mean for you and your player?
We will still be playing at our home fields
You will still see a lot of the same, familiar faces
Your player will have tons more opportunities to train and play not only with additional college players but with more options at our indoor training facility.
Your player will have a clear-cut path from pre-k to college exposure teams if desired.
Your player can still play in-house or continue onto full time travel (and everything in between) with a precise path to their desired success.
And your player will get more night games (under the lights).
Everything option under one roof! You and your player decide what’s right for you!
Now is the time to move forward with this exciting adventure! As always, it takes a village. Join us in volunteering to make this time the best possible opportunity for your player and family. As you can imagine, we’ll need a few more Commissioners, Board Members, Directors, and “Where Needed,” to embark on this exciting journey! We’ve laid out everything your daughter may need or want without any additional expenses or inconveniences! What could be better?!!!!! We hope are as excited as we are to be a part of this premier organization!
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Team Chemistry Killers: Gossip - Cliques - Negative Body Language - Personal Agendas - Sarcasm - Entitlement. Get rid of them all.
Don't speak the problem. Speak the solution.
"One of the biggest problems in youth sports is that kids don't know how to fail. There aren't winners and losers anymore. A vital part of life is learning how to navigate, handle and overcome adversity. Your kids will learn a lot more from failure than from success."
The 3 greatest things to say to your player before competition: Have fun - Play Hard - I love you. The 3 greatest things to say to your player after competition: Did you have fun? I'm proud of you and I love you.
Wasco Girls Fastpitch Softball
Discover the Wasco Difference
Excellence has no boundaries....some of our players come from over 30 miles away to have the best rec 'sball experience! And WHY?! 30 years of doing one thing....Softball. Our players are constantly growing and developing as ball players. Our coaches are taught the most state-of-the-art approaches as taught by the best collegiate coaches in the business including LSU, 'Bama, UCLA, Michigan, Wisconsin and more. They spend hundreds of hours promoting and respecting the game of youth softball. This is all Wasco does year round is softball. Why settle for anything less than the best for your daughter.We believe that girls should be empowered and strengthened. If you play a sport, you play it like an athlete. Athletes are not defined by gender but by one's commitment and desire to achieve success through setting and achieving personal goals via competition. And with competition comes failure and success and how to handle both situations with dignity and grace is our goal. Here at Wasco, we play by the same rules as any athlete. If you hit a homerun, you earned it. If you hit a triple, you earned it. If you struck out, you earned it. We do not believe in handicapping a player because she is female. We believe in learning, teaching, growing, respecting. While we are a recreational league, we believe in teaching the player to give everything your best effort every time and that we are a part of a TEAM and that means a player should make themselves better, they make their teammates better, and they make the game better. WHILE having fun.
Fees are the same regardless of where you live - no "out of district" fees.
We treat everyone like family.
Join the most respected and well-established league around.
Celebrating our 30th year!
Wasco Fastpitch Players at Verhaeghe Field in National Exxon Commercial
Featured in the commercial:
Front Row from left: Grace “Sobe’ Sobieski, Jordyn Wolfe, Vanessa Chicon, Lillian Cano, Sydney Garipay, Adare O’Connor
Back Row from left: Lindsey Jamarozek, Meaghan Domagalski, Grace McClure, Bell Golden,
Shae Edwards, Coach Sue Sobieski, Kayti Beauchamp, Taylor Baumgartner, Jill Anderson, Sami Sash
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