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Girls Softball (Middle School)

Middle School Athletics / Softball -
Spring 2024

    About Girls Softball

    LEAP middle school girls softball welcomes middle school students of all ability levels and experience. 

    LEAP Middle School Softball is open to all  6th - 8th grade participants. There will be two teams at each school. SPACE IS LIMITED AND REGISTRATION IS ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE, BASIS. Grade levels may be combined based on skill level/ability. If we are unable to identify a coach for each team, refunds may need to be issued

    This six-week program of educational athletics will focus on  the fundamental skills needed for the game including throwing, fielding, hitting and pitching. Games will be scheduled with other comparable school teams from the area throughout the season with exact schedules TBD. A high level of sportsmanship will be expected of all involved with the program.


    Season Start & End Dates

    Monday, April 1st, 2024 - Friday, May 31, 2024

    Practice Schedule

    East Middle School

    Preliminary Evaluation Clinics will take place outside (weather permitting) or in the East Middle School Gyms.

    • Tuesday,  April 2nd TBD
    • Wednesday, April 3rd TBD
    • Thursday, April 4th TBD



    Gold Team:   Jennifer Kloosterman

    East Middle School 2024 Softball Season Schedule 

    West Middle School:

    Preliminary Evaluation Clinics will take place will take place outside (weather permitting) or in the Big/Small gyms at West Middle School

    • April 1st 6:00-8:00 P.M.
    • April 2nd 6:00-8:00 P.M.
    • April 3rd 6:00-8:00 P.M.

    TEAM PRACTICES will begin on the week of April 8th.


    2024 West Middle School Softball Schedules -
    White Team Schedule
    Gold Team Schedule
    Green Team Schedule

    Helpful Information


    1) Registration & Payment:

      Beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, TCAPS Middle School athletes will now participate under the umbrella of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA). The middle school teams under the MHSAA must be composed of students enrolled in TCAPS. MHSAA teams include Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Cross Country, Wrestling, Softball, and Track & Field and Tennis.

      In addition to MHSAA teams, LEAP will still have non-MHSAA teams in Volleyball and Basketball. LEAP will accept students from non-TCAPS schools on our non-MHSAA teams whenever possible. If your student is not enrolled at TCAPS, please register for the school team he or she attends. If your school is not listed, please select the Non-TCAPS option and enroll your student as an individual. All out-of-district individual students will initially be placed on a waitlist. Following the close of registration, these individuals will be contacted by LEAP to inform you if your student’s enrollment has been accepted.

      Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2024

      • TCAPS Students: $140.00
      • Reduced fees are available to TCAPS students who qualify for the free and reduced meals program:
        • Reduced Meals Participation Fee: $70.00 if registered by the deadline
        • Free Meals Participation Fee: $40.00 if registered by the deadline
      • TCAPS shared-time students: $178.00
        • TC Christian, Trinity Lutheran, GTACS, Children’s House

      • Non-shared time students: $199.00
        • Grand Traverse Academy, Greenspire, Homeschool, Pathfinder, Woodland

      Reduced Rates are not available for any Non-TCAPS students.

      Registration deadlines are final. Late registrations may not be accepted after the posted registration close date. If late registration is available, there will be a $25.00 late fee added to the cost of registration.

      Payment is required at the time of registration. You may register online using a Discover, MasterCard, Visa, or ACH (via a checking or savings account) please register below. Payment with cash or check can be made at the LEAP office located at: Traverse City East Middle School, 1776 Three Mile Road, Traverse City (call to make in person payment arrangements) School Year Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Please call the LEAP office at 231.933.7480 for more information.

      NOTE: Registration is not complete until your course appears in your dashboard. You will also receive an email from Eleyo confirming your registration. If you do not receive the confirmation email or see the course in your dashboard, be sure you have not left any course items in your shopping basket. If you need assistance please call the LEAP office (231.933.7480). If you did not receive an email from Eleyo or see your course in your dashboard, the payment did not process and the student is not registered.

    2) Final Forms:

    • Please register at: and follow the prompts to create your account, create your students, and sign your forms.
    • If you require any support during the process, scroll to the page bottom and click “Use Support,” or feel free to contact our office. NOTE: During parent registration, you will need to input your students’ TCAPS email address.

    3) Sports Physicals:

      Middle School Athletes must have an updated physical on file each school year. Sports physicals must be dated April 15th, 2023 or later, & can be used for the entire '23-'24 school year. 

      Your athlete MAY NOT attend practices/evaluations etc until this is on file. Once obtained please feel free to screenshot and email directly to:

    Equipment Needed

    • Bats, Cleats, Helmet, Glove, Mask (They are not required, however if you have these items please bring them to practice and games).
    • Water Bottle

Middle School SB- EMS 6th-8th Grade Closed

  Jennifer Kloosterman

TC East Middle School
Mon Apr 1 & Fri May 31
2:30 - 7:30 PM


Grades   6th - 8th

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