2016 Tournament Schedule

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Final Standings

Team Name





One Eighty Church





New Life Lutheran Church




Harvest Time Church





St. John's Lutheran Church




Sacred Heart 2





Sacred Heart





Immanuel Lutheran Church





  First Church of Nazarene





First Open Bible





Wesley United Methodist Church





Abiding Word Church





Rock River Christian





Leon United Methodist Church






Field B: West Diamond                                  Coloma Township Park District

Field C: North Diamond                        Co-ed Church Slowpitch Schedule – 2016

            13 Team Schedule

Tuesday, May 31 (to be made up on July 11, 2016)

B 6:00 First Church of the Nazarene-7

Sacred Heart 2-0

B 7:00  One Eighty Church-17

Harvest Time Bible Church-16

B 8:00  St. John’s Lutheran Church-18

                Leon United Methodist Church-5

C 6:00   Wesley United Methodist Church-13

              First Open Bible Church-8

C 7:00   Abiding Word Church-11

                Rock River Christian Center-9

C 8:00  Immanuel Lutheran Church-21

                New Life Lutheran Church-19 

C 9:00 Sacred Heart Church v Bye


Thursday, June 2

B 6:00 New Life Lutheran Church 19

 Leon United Methodist Church 4


B 7:00 One Eighty Church 23

           Rock River Christian Center 2


B 8:00  Immanuel Lutheran Church 3 

            Abiding Word Church 14


C 6:00 First Church of the Nazarene 9

            Harvest Time Bible Church 4


C 7:00 Sacred Heart Church 11

             Wesley United Methodist Church 10


C 8:00 Sacred Heart 2 16

            First Open Bible Church 7


C 9:00 Bye v St. John’s Lutheran Church


Tuesday, June 7

B 6:00 First Church of the Nazarene 13

            Rock River Christian Center 11

B 7:00 Harvest Time Bible Church 19

            First Open Bible Church 11

B 8:00 New Life Lutheran Church16

            St. John’s Lutheran Church 13

C 6:00 Sacred Heart 2 15

            Sacred Heart Church 2

C 7:00 One Eighty Church 10

             Immanuel Lutheran Church 8

C 8:00 Abiding Word Church 28

             Leon United Methodist Church 3

C 9:00 Wesley United Methodist Church v Bye


Thursday, June 9

B 6:00 Sacred Heart Church 2 7 

           Wesley United Methodist Church 5

B 7:00 First Open Bible Church 11

            Rock River Christian Center 5

B 8:00  One Eighty Church 21

             Leon United Methodist Church 1

C 6:00 Immanuel Lutheran Church 12

             First Church of the Nazarene 10

C 7:00 Sacred Heart Church 19

            Harvest Time Bible Church 7

C 8:00 St. John’s Lutheran Church 9

             Abiding Word Church 8

C 9:00 New Life Lutheran Church v Bye


Tuesday, June 14 ( to be made up on July 21, 2016)

B 6:00 Immanuel Lutheran Church-11

            First Open Bible Church-10

B 7:00 Sacred Heart Church-17

            Rock River Christian Center-6

B 8:00 New Life Lutheran Church-15

            Abiding Word Church-1  

C 6:00 First Church of the Nazarene-23

            Leon United Methodist Church-3

C 7:00 Harvest Time Bible Church-9

            Wesley United Methodist Church-7

C 8:00 One Eighty Church-14

            St. John’s Lutheran Church-0

C 9:00 Bye v Sacred Heart 2


Thursday, June 16

B 6:00  First Church of the Nazarene 14

                St. John’s Lutheran Church 9

B 7:00 Harvest Time Bible Church 10

              Sacred Heart 2 8


B 8:00  First Open Bible Church 22

                Leon United Methodist Church 17 

C 6:00 Wesley United Methodist Church 13

                Rock River Christian Center    5  

C 7:00 New Life Lutheran Church 10

                One Eighty Church 4

C 8:00 Sacred Heart Church 11

                Immanuel Lutheran Church 10

C 9:00 Bye v Abiding Word Church


Tuesday, June 21

B 6:00 Sacred Heart Church 7

                Leon United Methodist Church 4

B 7:00 Immanuel Lutheran Church 12

              Wesley United Methodist Church 7

B 8:00 One Eighty Church 12

                Abiding Word Church 7

C 6:00  New Life Lutheran Church 27

                First Church of the Nazarene  7 

C 7:00 Sacred Heart 2 14

                 Rock River Christian Center 10

C 8:00 St. John’s Lutheran Church 10

                First Open Bible Church 9

C 9:00 Bye v Harvest Time Bible Church


Thursday, June 23

B 6:00 Abiding Word Church-12

                First Church of the Nazarene-6

B 7:00 Harvest Time Bible Church- 12

                Rock River Christian Center-3

B 8:00 St. John’s Lutheran Church-18

               Sacred Heart Church-8

C 6:00 First Open Bible Church-15

                New Life Lutheran Church-12

C 7:00 Sacred Heart 2-11 

                Immanuel Lutheran Church-10

C 8:00 Wesley United Methodist Church-19

               Leon United Methodist Church-6

C 9:00 One Eighty Church v Bye


Tuesday, June 28

B 6:00 One Eighty Church-12

                First Church of the Nazarene-7

B 7:00 Harvest Time Bible Church-22 

                Immanuel Lutheran Church-9

B 8:00 St. John’s Lutheran Church-9

                Wesley United Methodist Church-4

C 6:00  First Open Bible Church-12

                Abiding Word Church-7

C 7:00 Sacred Heart 2-17

             Leon United Methodist Church-0

C 8:00 New Life Lutheran Church-26

                Sacred Heart Church-14

C 9:00 Rock River Christian Center v Bye


Thursday, June 30

B 6:00 Immanuel Lutheran Church-9

                Rock River Christian Center-8

B 7:00 New Life Lutheran Church-10

                Wesley United Methodist Church-9

B 8:00 Abiding Word Church-7

                Sacred Heart Church-4

C 6:00 First Open Bible Church-14 (TIE)

                One Eighty Church-14 (TIE)

C 7:00 Harvest Time Bible Church-9

                Leon United Methodist Church-0

C 8:00 St. John’s Lutheran Church- 14

                Sacred Heart 2-8

C 9:00 First Church of the Nazarene v Bye


Tuesday, July 5

B 6:00  First Church of the Nazarene-10

                First Open Bible Church-7

B 7:00 Harvest Time Bible Church-11

                St. John’s Lutheran Church-6

B 8:00 Rock River Christian Center-17

                Leon United Methodist Church-1

C 6:00 New Life Lutheran Church-18

                Sacred Heart 2-10

C 7:00 One Eighty Church-16

                Sacred Heart Church-6

C 8:00 Wesley United Methodist Church-13

                Abiding Word Church-2

C 9:00 Bye v Immanuel Lutheran Church


Thursday, July 7

B 6:00 New Life Lutheran Church 19

            Rock River Christian Center 3

B 7:00  First Open Bible Church 14 

            Sacred Heart Church 10 

B 8:00 One Eighty Church 7

            Sacred Heart 2 4

C 6:00 First Church of the Nazarene 13

            Wesley United Methodist Church 7

C 7:00 Harvest Time Bible Church 13

            Abiding Word Church 9

C 8:00 St. John’s Lutheran Church 22

            Immanuel Lutheran Church 8

Tuesday, July 12

B 6:00 New Life Lutheran Church-11

                Immanuel Lutheran Church-3

B 7:00 Abiding Word Church-16

                Rock River Christian Center-3

B 8:00 Wesley United Methodist Church-11

                First Open Bible Church-1

C 6:00  St. John’s Lutheran Church-29

                Leon United Methodist Church-4

C 7:00 Sacred Heart Church-11

                St. John’s Lutheran Church-10

C 8:00 One Eighty Church -11 TIE Harvest Time Bible Church-11 TIE

C 9:00 Sacred Heart 2-14

                First Church of the Nazarene-7


Thursday, July 14

B 6:00 One Eighty Church-11

                Wesley United Methodist Church-3

B 7:00  Sacred Heart 2-12

                Abiding Word Church-4

B 8:00 Sacred Heart Church-10 

            First Church of the Nazarene-6

C 6:00 Immanuel Lutheran Church-19

                Leon United Methodist Church-1

C 7:00 St. John’s Lutheran Church- 9

               Rock River Christian Center-6

C 8:00 Harvest Time Bible Church-12

                 New Life Lutheran Church-4

C 9:00 First Open Bible Church v Bye


Tuesday, July 19

B 6:00 New Life Lutheran Church-22

                Leon United Methodist Church-0

B 7:00 One Eighty Church -10

                Rock River Christian Center-5

B 8:00 Immanuel Lutheran Church-12

                Abiding Word Church-10

C 6:00  Harvest Time Bible Church-19

                First Church of the Nazarene-3

C 7:00 Wesley United Methodist Church-14

                Sacred Heart Church-5

C 8:00 First Open Bible Church-19

                Sacred Heart 2-9

C 9:00 St. John’s Lutheran Church v Bye


Thursday, July 21









 Home Team is listed first!

 Post Season Double Elimination Tournament will begin on Tuesday, July 26th     


Team #

Team Name

Contact Person



First Church of the Nazarene

Jason Roe



Harvest Time Church

Ken Boone



St. John’s Lutheran Church

Ben Lightner



First Open Bible Church

Les Funderberg



Rock River Christian

Keith Karrow



New Life Lutheran Church

Michael Clark



Sacred Heart Church

Sam Ramirez



Immanuel Lutheran Church

Scott Attig



Abiding Word Church

Todd Waninger



Wesley United Methodist Church

Jeff Cedro



Leon United Methodist Church

Chuck Abell



One Eighty Church

Matt Hudgin



Sacred Heart Church 2

Hannah George







Revised May 17, 2016



 1. Pitching Mat and Home Plate are strikes.


 2. A 150 foot line will be added in the outfield.  When women are batting the fielders must remain behind  The 150 foot line until the ball is hit.


 3. Base Runners must pull up to avoid collisions at 2nd, 3rd, and home plate.  Failure to do so will mean ejection from the game.  Second Offense:  Additional disciplinary action will be taken.


 4. A Team will Field 10 players.  2 women must be in the field at all times.  If a team is short a woman that position will NOT be filled.  (Team will play with 9 fielders.  If a woman is injured during the play that team may substitute a male to finish that inning only.  (That male may NOT bat in the woman’s spot.)


 5. A Team will Bat 10 players.  3 women MUST bat or an out will be taken in that slot and NO Designated  Hitter (#11) will be allowed to bat.  If three women do bat, then the Designated Hitter (#11) will be allowed to bat. 


5A. Before the game, teams can discuss with the other team about having a continuous batting order. (Manager’s Discretion) All three ladies are required to bat in the first eleven of the batting order.


 6. A team can start a game with not less than eight players and one must be a woman.


       7.  When a woman comes to bat, she has the option to choose either an 11” softball or a 12” softball to hit.  Men Must use the 12” softball provided.


  8. Teams should exchange lineup prior to the start of the game.


  9. League will have an Open Pinch Runner Rule – Which means anyone can have a Pinch Runner after their initial hit.  But the Pinch Runner must be the last person on their team who made an out. One per Inning.


10. Number of games equals 15 plus a Double Elimination Post Season Tournament. (Seeded Brackets)


11. League will start Tuesday, May 31st, 2016.


12. Eligible players must be 17 years and older.


13. Players can be added to roster up until the last 2 games of the season.


14. Churches with 2 teams may designate 1 sub to play on their second team.  This player can only sub on the second team to make the 8th player.  The sub must set out at the end of the inning that an 8th regular player arrives.

15. If a team must forfeit a game due to lack of players, they can then borrow players from the other team  and play a practice game which the umpire will work.  No one can play a League game unless on a  roster, except for the practice game.


16.  Rainouts will be rescheduled by the League Director. (Normally on Monday Night)


17. NO stealing or bunting allowed.


18. Catcher masks are optional but certainly encouraged.


19 Team uniforms are optional but certainly encouraged.


20. Home Runs – Each team is allowed 3 Home Runs over the fence per game.  Each additional  Home  Run over the fence will be counted as a single.


      21. Every game will play 1 hour or seven innings, with the following exceptions:


A.    Five complete innings (or 41/2 if the home team is ahead) will Constitute a game in case of rain    

      or darkness forces termination of the game. (Umpire's decision)



In the 7th inning only, if the home team is losing by 10 or more runs they will be allowed to score enough runs to win the game.  Once inning begins teams will be allowed to play the entire inning even if the time limit is exceeded.


22. All protests must be declared before the next pitch after the incident.  They must also be written and  into the Coloma Township Park District Office within 24 hours and accompanied by a $10.00 fee.  If the protest is accepted, the fee shall be returned; but if not, the fee will remain in the League fund.


23. The hesitation pitch is prohibited.


24. Players are not to smoke on the field or in the dugouts.

25. A fouled second strike will constitute an out.  The League will play 3 balls and 2 strike count.


26. The number to call for information about the games in questionable weather is 625-0491.  Please call after 4:30 PM


27. The league will play under the official ASA Slowpitch Rules unless otherwise stated.


28. In the event of a two team win/loss record tie at the end of the season, the following will be the criteria for deciding place finish:


A. How each team's record stands against the other.


B. Number of runs scored against team with the same record.


C. Total Number of runs scored in all of the regular season games.


29. All games must start promptly at the same time listed so that teams playing the next game can get started on time.


30. No player can transfer from one team to another after he once starts playing on a team.  If the team should drop out of the league, those playing and wishing to continue to play can play for any team they wish as long as the team's roster is not final.


31. All unnecessary roughness, profanity or any unsportsmanlike conduct will mean immediate dismissal from the game.  Any person being ejected from the ballgame for any reason will be an ineligible player  or coach for the next game on the next night his team plays.  The League Director will support the  official's decision 100%.  The officials can at any time eject a player, team manager or pectator from the field for unnecessary roughness, profanity, or any unsportsmanlike conduct.



32. No player will be allowed to play if there is evidence he has been drinking prior to a game.  The league official's decision will be final.


33. Merely touching an umpire means automatic ejection from the game and the league for the season.  NOTICE: TELL ALL PLAYERS ON YOUR TEAM THIS.


34. The official score card will be kept by the league official.


35.  The Coloma Township Park District, or anyone connected with the league in any way, will not be responsible for any injuries sustained during, before or after the game in or outside of the building or  grounds.


36. The Co-ed League is open to all teams sponsored by a legitimate church.


37. The unforeseen circumstances, where a team cannot make a scheduled game, the Director of Parks and Recreation shall pass judgment on the re-scheduling of the game.  League Office:  508 East 11th Street, Rock Falls.  Phone:  625-0272.


38. The entire cooperation of everyone in the League, players, umpires, managers, and coaches, must be at its highest at all times in order for the league to run smoothly.  Each manager will be personally  responsible for each man or woman on his team.


39. The Park District staff shall be in charge of the ball diamonds during the league play.  Anyone not abiding by the rules shall be suspended from the league.


40. Players must play in at least 2 regular season games to be eligible to play in the Post Season Tournament.


41. Players may be added to the regular playing rosters because of the following reasons:  1) loss of player to the service; 2) death; 3) health; if due to health, a manager must have a doctor's statement showing why a player must leave the team before he can be replaced.  All replacements must be made within two games from the time the regular player was found to leave the team.


42. Only captains and managers can talk to the officials.