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Berkeley softball field named in honor of Jane Hammond

A once-nameless field in Berkeley will now honor one woman’s achievement in a local softball league, with the approval last week by the City Council to name the Codornices Park field the “Jane Hammond Field.” Bestselling Berkeley author Michael Lewis, whose daughter plays for the Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League (ABGSL), and who coaches one of its teams, is among the many who […]

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Halloween champs: Albany-Berkeley Sting is scary good

By Mark Galbraith The Albany-Berkeley Girls Softball League’s 12U team, Sting, continues its victorious streak. You may remember the team from the article Michael Lewis wrote for Berkeleyside last year. We’ve been following their progress. Here’s the latest installment: The Under 12 Albany-Berkeley Sting completed their Fall season by winning this past weekend’s Monster Bash Classic tournament with a […]

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Valley sting: Albany-Berkeley 12U wins at Davis/Dixon

By Mark Galbraith The Albany-Berkeley Girls Softball League’s 12U team, Sting, continues its victorious streak. You may remember the team from the article Michael Lewis wrote for Berkeleyside last year. We’ve been following their progress. Here’s the latest installment: As a previous cub reporter on the Sting beat noted last year, dropping into the Central Valley used to be […]

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NorCal girls’ softball teams feel the sting in new season

By Mark Galbraith The Albany-Berkeley Girls Softball League’s 12U team, Sting, continues to turn heads in 2012. You may remember the team from the article Michael Lewis wrote for Berkeleyside last year. We’ve been following their progress. Here’s the latest installment: The Albany-Berkeley Girls’ Softball 12 & Under Sting team continues to turn heads in 2012. Their latest display […]

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ABGSL Sting 12U team wins final summer season tourney

By Kate Campbell The Albany-Berkeley Girls Softball League’s 12U travel team, Sting, won the final 2012 summer season tournament. You may remember the team from the article Michael Lewis wrote for Berkeleyside last year. We’ve been following their progress. Here’s the latest installment: Facing a field of eight other teams, none of whom they had yet played this season, […]

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Hits, put-outs and a Garbanzo tournament victory

By Bora Reed Bora Reed, an Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League parent and the league’s reporter coordinator recently wrote to Berkeleyside wondering if we would publish game reports. “Why not?” was our reply. Here’s the first:  The Albany Berkeley Girls Softball League season is well under way, with girls grades 1-8 building skills, learning teamwork […]