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The Harris Township Junior Baseball Softball Association (HTJBSA) emphasizes the education of baseball and softball rules, teaches the fundamentals, mental and physical development, a respect for the rules of the game, and basic ideals of sportsmanship and fair play. In all aspects, HTJBSA is committed to providing the youth of our community the very best educational, sports experience possible. It is our fundamental belief that every child with a desire to play baseball or softball be afforded that opportunity.
 
For the 2014 Season, Dick's Sporting Goods was chosen to be the offical HTJBSA Sporting Goods Sponsor.  
 








 
 
Harris is proud to announce its 2013 partnership with Gates Chevy World! Watch for the "buzz" at the park.
http://www.gateschevyworld.com

 
Harris Heat Travel Team Tryouts...
by posted 07/17/2014
 

Click here to Register now 

 

 

Harris Heat Travel Softball emphasizes the education the game of softball provides, teaches the fundamentals, mental and physical development, a respect for the rules of the game, and basic ideals of sportsmanship and fair play. In all aspects, the Harris Heat Travel Softball program is committed to providing the youth of our community the very best educational, sports experience possible. Our program has a special group of young ladies and families, who believe in hard work, commitment, being positive, respectful, teamwork, having fun and learning what it takes to be an excellent athlete.  Our program believes in providing a flexible and positive environment for your daughter to excel.  If you share in our vision and are ready to realize your own, we invite you to join us.

 

Our program is based out of Granger, Indiana and currently have players from throughout the Michiana area.

 

Program History and Highlights


Our program just celebrated its 23rd Year Anniversary of providing a travel softball experience to Michiana softball players and is looking to build upon its long and storied successes.

If you are searching for your first team or looking for a new team please contact us for more information or join us at our tryouts.

 

We are happy to conduct private tryouts and your confidentiality is assured.

 

Our program is looking to build upon its long and storied successes. If you are searching for your first team or looking for a new team please contact us for more information or join us at our tryouts.

 
What to Expect: Full Fall schedule (2-3 Tournaments), Full Winter Workout program, Individual Training/Coaching Opportunities, and 6-8 Spring and Summer tournaments.
 

Who this message is for: You may be a parent of a girl who would like to play 7U/8U/9U/10U/11U/12U/13U/14U/15U/16U/17U/18U or 16U & 18U College Showcase travel softball. You may be a coach who knows a girl who is looking for a different team or would like to begin playing travel softball. You maybe be someone who knows others who would benefit from this information…please forward it on.


Levels of Play: For the 2013-2014 Softball Season we will field teams in the 7U/8U/9U/10U/11U/12U/13U/14U/15U/16U/17U/18U 16U & 18U College Showcase divisions. Within these divisions we will be offering two different levels of travel softball:


Travel Priority: These teams will strive to play and compete with the best teams in the Midwest. Fields of potential play will be in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois and to qualify and to play in a “World Series”. A Travel Priority team will play in 10+ Tournaments per year. While these teams are still Little League friendly, the Travel games are priority over any Little League function.


Local Travel: These teams will be learning to compete with other Michiana teams in the fundamentals and the development of quality players. These teams will primarily stay within the greater Michiana area for the bulk of their 5-6 tournaments. This team is Little League friendly with Little League as a priority.
 

 Frequently Asked Questions

 

Question: How long has the Harris Heat program been around?
Answer: 2014 was our 23rd year of operation.

Question: I live in Michigan, can my player participate in your program?
Answer:  Yes, our program has no border limitations.

Question: If my player wants to participate in the Harris Heat program are they required to play in the Recreational Program?
Answer: No.

Question: Are there any coaching/volunteer opportunities available?
Answer: Yes - just ask the appropriate team contact for more details.

 

Harris Heat Travel 2014-2015 Season
 
Harris Heat Tryout Information 
The 2014-2015 Harris Travel Softball Program will be holding tryouts at the Harris Township Junior Baseball Softball Association. The address to the park is: 52005 Currant Road, Granger, IN 46530

 

August 11th 16U & 18U

 

August 12th 12U & 14U

 

August 13th 10U

 

August 14th 8U

 

August 15th callbacks

 

All tryouts will be held on Cross Trailer Field F1 at 7p

 

Players are to sign-in starting at 6p at the Ryan Morris Pavilion and be warmed up and ready to go at 7p

 

We will have player registration live online at www.harrisbaseballsoftball.com by end of next week.  All players will have to register online prior to trying out including current players.

 

Please Text Shaun @ 574-300-2977 for more info…

 


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Harris Heat Tourney Info...
by posted 07/14/2014
 

2014 Harris Heat Softball Invitational Tournament

 

Start Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 5:00 PM                               
End Date

Sunday, August 3, 2014 @ 11:59 PM



Address
Harris Baseball Softball
52150 Currant Road
Granger, IN 46530








Come and enjoy one of Northern Indiana's longest running and most successful fastpitch tournaments. Some of the area's best will play it out on one of our 10 diamonds. 
The tournament will be played by ASA rules and umpired by ASA Umpires. Trophy's will be given to 1st and 2nd place finishers. MVP awards for each game for each team. 4 Game Guarantee...

Class/Type/Skill Level
A-B-C All-Star
                                   
Divisions:
8 and under (Machine Pitch)
10 and under
12 and under
14 and under
16 and under


Cost
$350

Max Teams Allowed
                  80                 

 

8U Machine Pitch Division

Michiana Lady Scrappers 8U

Harris Heat Flames

Harris Heat

OC Crush Orange

PJM 8U All Stars

OC Crush Pink

Buchanan All Stars 8U

​Mishawaka East End All Stars

 

10U Division

Harris Heat Inferno

Harris Heat Phoenix

Somethin Fierce

Cassopolis

​Harris Heat

PJM 10U All Stars

Edwardsburg Flash 10U

New Paris Sting

Niles Nitro

Twist 10U

​Michiana Mystique

Michigan Hurricanes

 

12U Division

Michiana Lady Scrappers 12U Frost

Lady Scrappers 12U Creakbaum

Harris Heat ​Sizzlers

Indiana Lady Spiders Red

Niles Nitro 12U

Lady Knights

PJM 12U All Stars

Dowagiac

​Edwardsburg Flash 12U

OC Crush 12U

Niles Nitro Gold

Harris Heat

Twist 12U

Indiana Ambush 2002

 

14U Division

Michigan Rebel's Fastpitch

​Michiana Lady Scrappers 14U

Strike Zone Lady Spiders

Heat 2000

PJM 14U All Stars

Middlebury Bombers

 

16U Division

Harris Heat 97

Franklin Flame

Harris Heat Hybrid 16U

​Harris Heat Elite-Flynn

SB Tidal Wave

OC Crush 16U

 

 

 
*please register or email   
                   

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Board Nominations...
by posted 07/09/2014
 

Hey All,

 

It's time to place your nominations for the Harris Baseball Softball Board.  You may email your nomination to , text to 574-300-2997, or in person nominations will be accepted at our July Board meeting on Tuesday July 15, 2014 at 7p Ryan Morris Pavilion.  July 15th will be the last day nominations will be accepted for:

Cal Ripken  Commissioner

Facility Manager

Joey Miranda

Vice President

Ben Burbedge

Treasurer

Jeff Calvin

Each position is a two year term.

Thanks,

Shaun Dralle

President

Harris Baseball Softball

574-300-2977


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Fall Ball - 2014
by posted 07/09/2014
 

Fall Ball leagues have been posted.    Visit the Register Now button on the top right of the home screen or the Harris Player Registration on the top left.

For the 2014 season we are hoping to offer these leagues:

Baseball:  T-Ball, Machine Pitch, A/AA and AAA

Softball:  8U, 10U, 12U, 18U

The cost for this year will be $50 per child OR $400 per team.  If you have enough players for a whole team (and a manager/coaches) you can enter that team.  Please contact the appropriate commissioner if you are interested in entering your team.  Contact for baseball and for softball.

Games will be scheduled for Sunday doubleheaders.  The league will start on September 7th and run 6 weekends to October 12th.  October 19th will be the only rain day so only one rain day will be made up.  Any others will not.

There will be no umpires for this league and no shirts/hats/uniforms supplied.


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14U-16U-18U Rec Season Tourney Bracket...
by posted 07/08/2014
 


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Season standings as of June 13th...
by posted 06/14/2014
 

 

Standings
HTJBSA > Baseball - A/AA
 
Runs Against
  TEAM GP W L T GB RF RA P1 OW OL OT
1 BEDS BY GEORGE - TEAM SLABAUGH 7 5 2 0 - 62 36 71 5 2 0
2 MARTIN'S SUPERMARKET - TEAM MOORE 5 2 1 2 1 37 33 67 2 1 2
2 TEAM PELLETIER - 9U GRAVEL - 9U GRAVEL 3 2 1 0 1 27 9 67 2 1 0
3 TEAM SANDERS - 9U STORM - 9U STORM 8 4 3 1 1 64 65 57 4 3 1
4 NICK'S PATIO - TEAM SMITH 6 3 3 0 1.5 35 43 50 3 3 0
5 ROSELAND ANIMAL HOSPITAL - TEAM SCHMIDT 4 1 3 0 2.5 15 32 25 1 3 0
6 RADIOLOGY, INC. - TEAM STEWART 7 1 5 1 3.5 49 71 17 1 5 1
Standings calculated by:
  • P1: Percentage (Wins / Games * 100)
  •  
  •  
Updated: 06-13-2014 09:23 PM
 
HTJBSA > Babe Ruth 13-15
 
Runs Against
  TEAM GP W L T GB RF RA P1 OW OL OT
1 FIT STOP - TEAM SEROCZYNSKI 8 6 0 2 - 83 35 100 6 0 2
2 13U HITMEN - ROEDER - 13U HITMEN 9 7 2 0 0.5 104 57 78 7 2 0
3 GRANGER BUSINESS ASSOCIATION - TEAM RECK 8 5 2 1 1.5 49 62 71 5 2 1
4 PUNTNEY'S CLEANING SERVICE - TEAM MIRANDA 9 3 4 2 3.5 80 67 43 3 4 2
5 BEEF O'BRADY'S - TEAM OHLSON 10 3 5 2 4 72 89 38 3 5 2
6 13U CYCLONES - WILLIAMS - 13U CYCLONES 7 1 3 3 4 30 43 25 1 3 3
7 PENN PARK 2 - LOUIS TUX SHOP 10 1 4 5 4.5 50 77 20 1 4 5
8 PENN PARK 1 - DICK'S SPORTING GOODS 9 0 6 3 6 22 60 0 0 6 3
Standings calculated by:
  • P1: Percentage (Wins / Games * 100)
  •  
  •  
Updated: 06-14-2014 11:54 AM
 
HTJBSA > Baseball - Triple A
 
Runs Against
  TEAM GP W L T GB RF RA P1 P2 P3
1 TEAM HAWLEY - 11U STORM - 11U STORM 8 6 0 2 - 75 17 100 6 0
2 DOCTOR'S EXPRESS - TEAM SCHULTZ 10 5 3 2 2 83 53 63 5 1
3 BARNES & THORNBURG - TEAM GROVES 8 5 3 0 2 92 76 63 5 0
4 LUTES HEATING AND AIR - TEAM MCCANN 9 2 7 0 5.5 67 109 22 2 0
Standings calculated by:
  • P1: Percentage (Wins / Games * 100)
  • P2: Wins
  • P3: Head to Head Tied Team A beat tied Team B before
Updated: 06-14-2014 10:34 AM
 
HTJBSA > Softball - 8U
 
Runs Against
  TEAM GP W L T GB RF RA P1 P2 P3 OW OL OT
1 RICK ZACHE FOUNDATION - TEAM ZACHE 10 8 0 2 - 78 40 100 8 0 8 0 2
2 FASNAP - TEAM GROOMS 10 5 5 0 4 84 89 50 5 0 5 5 0
3 EINSTEIN BROS. BAGELS - TEAM SCHOEN 11 4 5 2 4.5 67 72 44 4 0 4 5 2
4 BEDS BY GEORGE - TEAM WIDMAR 10 3 6 1 5.5 46 56 33 3 0 3 6 1
5 KRYDER VETERINARY CLINIC - TEAM TOPOLSKI 11 3 7 1 6 58 76 30 3 0 3 7 1
Standings calculated by:
  • P1: Percentage (Wins / Games * 100)
  • P2: Wins
  • P3: Head to Head Tied Team A beat tied Team B before
Updated: 06-14-2014 12:23 AM
 
HTJBSA > Softball - 10U
 
Runs Against
  TEAM GP W L T GB RF RA P1 P2 P3 OW OL OT
1 GRANGER ROTARY - TEAM BURBEDGE 9 9 0 0 - 87 23 100 9 0 9 0 0
2 LOVISA AND BARONE LANDSCAPE - TEAM TINGWALD 8 4 4 0 4.5 41 44 50 4 0 4 4 0
3 GRANGER BUSINESS ASSOCIATION - TEAM PETRESH 9 3 6 0 6 42 66 33 3 0 3 6 0
4 KILWINS - TEAM GROVE 10 2 8 0 7.5 53 90 20 2 0 2 8 0
Standings calculated by:
  • P1: Percentage (Wins / Games * 100)
  • P2: Wins
  • P3: Head to Head Tied Team A beat tied Team B before
Updated: 06-10-2014 08:08 AM
 
HTJBSA > Softball - 12U
 
Runs Against
  TEAM GP W L T GB RF RA P1 P2 P3 OW OL OT
1 SCHRAMSKI LAW - TEAM SCHRAMSKI 2 2 0 0 - 28 2 100 2 0 7 1 0
2 HOMEWORKS INVESTMENTS - TEAM HUMMER 3 1 2 0 1.5 24 40 33 1 1 3 5 1
2 LET'S SPOON FROZEN YOGURT - TEAM JANKOWSKI 3 1 2 0 1.5 30 40 33 1 1 2 6 0
Standings calculated by:
  • P1: Percentage (Wins / Games * 100)
  • P2: Wins
  • P3: Head to Head Tied Team A beat tied Team B before
Updated: 06-14-2014 07:50 AM
 
HTJBSA > Softball - 14U 16U 18U
 
Runs Against
  TEAM GP W L T GB RF RA P1 P2 P3
1 GATES OF GRANGER - 901 - TEAM DRALLE 12 11 1 0 - 128 52 92 11 0
2 TEAM SADE - 13U HEAT - 13U HEAT 5 4 1 0 3.5 49 19 80 4 0
3 K&B TRANSPORT - 902 - TEAM PARKER 12 7 5 0 4 85 46 58 7 0
4 OC-2 SELIS 4 2 2 0 5 13 27 50 2 0
5 INTEGRITY INVESTIGATIONS - 903 - TEAM CLOW 11 3 5 3 6 54 58 38 3 0
6 MISHAWAKA EAST END 5 0 4 1 7 15 63 0 0 0
6 OC-1 STEVENS 6 0 4 2 7 15 45 0 0 0
6 SB EASTSIDE - 13U 3 0 3 0 6.5 12 43 0 0 0
6 SB EASTSIDE - 18U 2 0 2 0 6 3 21 0 0 0
Standings calculated by:
  • P1: Percentage (Wins / Games * 100)
  • P2: Wins
  • P3: Head to Head Tied Team A beat tied Team B before
Updated: 06-13-2014 02:03 PM
 
HTJBSA > Baseball - Machine Pitch > Machine Pitch A
 
Runs Against
  TEAM GP W L T GB RF RA P1 OW OL OT
1 BASNEY HONDA - TEAM DUNCAN 9 8 1 0 - 91 61 89 8 1 0
2 DEC-O-ART - TEAM RERICK 8 7 1 0 0.5 90 38 88 7 1 0
3 DELIVERY CONCEPTS - TEAM BAUER 9 6 3 0 2 91 65 67 6 3 0
4 J2 MARKETING - TEAM RENDELL 7 2 4 1 4.5 36 45 29 2 4 1
5 BENNINGTON MARINE - TEAM SHEETS 7 1 5 1 5.5 24 61 14 1 5 1
6 ADVANCED IMAGING SOLUTIONS - TEAM EDWARDS 8 1 6 1 6 37 56 13 1 6 1
6 BURN'S RENT-ALLS/JOHN'S TO GO - TEAM ROACH 8 1 6 1 6 30 73 13 1 6 1
Standings calculated by:
  • P1: Percentage (Wins / Games * 100)
  •  
  •  
Updated: 06-12-2014 09:41 AM
 
HTJBSA > Baseball - Machine Pitch > Machine Pitch AA
  TEAM GP W L T GB RF RA P1 OW OL OT
1 PENN STATION - TEAM O'CONNELL 9 8 1 0 - 109 45 89 8 1 0
2 SCHRAMSKI LAW - TEAM PETRAS 9 6 3 0 2 86 64 67 6 3 0
3 COMMUNICATION COMPANY - TEAM HARRIS 8 5 3 0 2.5 80 67 63 5 3 0
3 CROWN AUDIO BY HARMAN - TEAM SMITH 8 5 3 0 2.5 70 49 63 5 3 0
4 JASON'S WHOLESALE SPA & POOL - TEAM JOHNSTON 8 3 4 1 4 57 74 38 3 4 1
5 1ST SOURCE - TEAM GALIHER 9 1 8 0 7 62 120 11 1 8 0
5 NORTH AMERICA WHOLESALE - TEAM TRIBBLE 9 1 7 1 6.5 49 94 11 1 7 1
Standings calculated by:
  • P1: Percentage (Wins / Games * 100)
  •  
  •  
 

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Harris Board Nomination time...
by posted 06/11/2014
 

Hey All,

 

It's time to place your nominations for the Harris Baseball Softball Board.  You may email your nomination to , text to 574-300-2997, or in person nominations will be accepted at our July Board meeting on Wednesday July 9, 2014 at 7p Ryan Morris Pavilion.  July 9th will be the last day nominations will be accepted for:

Cal Ripken Commissioner

Operations

Vice President

Treasurer

Each position is a two year term.

Thanks,

Shaun Dralle

President

Harris Baseball Softball

574-300-2977


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Harris Heat Tourney...Registrations are now open...
by posted 05/20/2014
 

Start Date
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 5:00 PM                               
End Date

Sunday, August 3, 2014 @ 11:59 PM



Address
Harris Baseball Softball
52150 Currant Road
Granger, IN 46530








Come and enjoy one of Northern Indiana's longest running and most successful fastpitch tournaments. Some of the area's best will play it out on one of our 10 diamonds. 
The tournament will be played by ASA rules and umpired by ASA Umpires. Trophy's will be given to 1st and 2nd place finishers. MVP awards for each game for each team. 4 Game Guarantee...

Class/Type/Skill Level
A-B-C All-Star
                                   
Divisions:
8 and under (Machine Pitch)
10 and under
12 and under
14 and under
16 and under


Cost
$350

Max Teams Allowed
80                 

 

 
*please register or email   
                                                                                                                                              

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Important Dates...
by posted 04/23/2014
 







 

June 30, 2014: End of Spring Rec Season

 

Wednesday July 30, 2014 to August 3, 2014:  
23rd Annual Harris Heat Tourney 8U-10U-12U-14U-16U



Please register at www.harrisbaseballsoftball.com





 


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HARRIS HEAT TRAVEL TEAM TRYOUTS
by posted 08/06/2013
 

 
Harris Heat Travel Softball emphasizes the education the game of softball provides, teaches the fundamentals, mental and physical development, a respect for the rules of the game, and basic ideals of sportsmanship and fair play. In all aspects, the Harris Heat Travel Softball program is committed to providing the youth of our community the very best educational, sports experience possible. Our program has a special group of young ladies and families, who believe in hard work, commitment, being positive, respectful, teamwork, having fun and learning what it takes to be an excellent athlete.  Our program believes in providing a flexible and positive environment for your daughter to excel.  If you share in our vision and are ready to realize your own, we invite you to join us.
 
Our program is based out of Granger, Indiana and currently have players from throughout the Michiana area.
 
Program History and Highlights

Our program just celebrated its 22nd Year Anniversary of providing a travel softball experience to Michiana softball players and is looking to build upon its long and storied successes.

If you are searching for your first team or looking for a new team please contact us for more information or join us at our tryouts.
 
We are happy to conduct private tryouts and your confidentiality is assured.
 
Our program is looking to build upon its long and storied successes. If you are searching for your first team or looking for a new team please contact us for more information or join us at our tryouts.

 
What to Expect: Full Fall schedule (2-3 Tournaments), Full Winter Workout program, Individual Training/Coaching Opportunities, and 6-8 Spring and Summer tournaments.


Who this message is for: You may be a parent of a girl who would like to play 7U/8U/9U/10U/11U/12U/13U/14U/15U or 16U travel softball. You may be a coach who knows a girl who is looking for a different team or would like to begin playing travel softball. You maybe be someone who knows others who would benefit from this information…please forward it on.

Levels of Play: For the 2013-2014 Softball Season we will field teams in the 7U/8U/9U/10U/11U/12U/13U/14U/15U/16U divisions. Within these divisions we will be offering two different levels of travel softball:

Travel Priority: These teams will strive to play and compete with the best teams in the Midwest. Fields of potential play will be in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois and to qualify and to play in a “World Series”. A Travel Priority team will play in 10 Tournaments per year. While these teams are still Little League friendly, the Travel games are priority over any Little League function.

Local Travel: These teams will be learning to compete with other Michiana teams in the fundamentals and the development of quality players. These teams will primarily stay within the greater Michiana area for the bulk of their 5-6 tournaments. This team is Little League friendly with Little League as a priority.


 Frequently Asked Questions
 
Question: How long has the Harris Heat program been around?
Answer: 2013 was our 22nd year of operation.

Question: I live in Michigan, can my player participate in your program?
Answer:  Yes, our program has no border limitations.

Question: If my player wants to participate in the Harris Heat program are they required to play in the Recreational Program?
Answer: No.

Question: Are there any coaching/volunteer opportunities available?
Answer: Yes - just ask the appropriate team contact for more details.
 
Harris Heat Travel 2013-2014 Season

Harris Travel Softball Contact Information 


Harris Heat 97 16U
Shaun Dralle 574-300-2977

Harris Heat 98 15U
Jim Flynn 574-387-9895

Harris Heat 15U/16U Hybrid
Steve Stacy 574-261-1138

Harris Heat 99 14U
Bill Bollinger 574-532-8743

Harris Heat 00 13U
John Sade 574-514-6997

Harris Heat 02 11U
Amy Schramski 574-214-7097

Harris Heat 03 10U
Ben Burbedge 574-850-1718 

Harris Heat 9U/10U Hybrid
Ben Burbedge 574-850-1718

Harris Heat 04 9U
Mike Rudge 574-253-2873

Harris Heat 05 8U
 Tommy Lovisa 574-532-1547

Harris Heat 06 7U
Jason Grooms 574-360-5960
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

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