PAL Cobras Fastpitch Softball Tryouts will be held Sunday, May 17

The Cobras place an emphasis on teamwork, responsibility, and sportsmanship.

By Michael Bruchert

SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ – The PAL Cobras Fastpitch Softball team will be holding tryouts this Sunday, May 17 at the SPFHS varsity field for the upcoming summer league.

For over 20 years, the PAL Cobras Fastpitch team has been dedicated to teaching softball fundamentals, skills, strategies, and critical thinking to players at a young age.

Sign Up for E-News

The Cobras play in the Parkway Invitational Softball League, which travels around Union, Middlesex, Morris, and Somerset Counties.  The league is competitive as teams play one to two games per week in addition to practice.  The regular season consists of ten games beginning in June, concluding in late July. 

The schedule for Sunday is as follows:

  • 14U tryouts – 10:00 a.m. | $175.00 (games Tues. & Thurs.)
  • 12U tryouts – 12:30 p.m. | $150.00 (games Mon. & Wed.)
  • 10U tryouts – 2:30 p.m. | $125.00 (games Tues. & Thurs.)
  • 8U tryouts – 4:00 p.m. | $100.00 (games Mon. & Wed.)

Players are urged to arrive early with a completed registration form. Fees will be collected at the first practice.

For any questions and concerns, visit the Cobras website here, or email Jess at

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Summer Life Guard Job Opportunity in Union County

April 10, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Summer lifeguard positions are available at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool at Rahway River Park in Rahway.

“Union County’s Ulrich Pool provides our youth and adult summer job seekers with an opportunity to enjoy working outdoors in the fresh air all summer long while sharpening valuable life skills including leadership, ...

Why We Keep Kosher

Why We Keep Kosher

This week's parshah, Shemini, introduces the Torah's dietary laws. Animals must chew their cud and have split hooves to be kosher, fish need fins and scales, and a list of forbidden fowl is enumerated.

To those of us in Jewish education, it is a continuing source of disappointment that so many Jews still believe the kosher laws to be outdated.

Politics IS Government in Union County

April 21, 2018

Dear Editor:

After Bruce Patterson of Garwood was stopped from speaking at the Union County Freeholder meeting of March 22 regarding the politics behind refusing to give the party line to a sitting Freeholder, I thought this brazen suppression of free speech could not go unanswered.

At the April 19 meeting I answered with these comments.

After ten years of following government in Union ...

Helping Teenagers Deal with Prom Night Stress

April 18, 2018

Prom can be one of the most exciting times for your teenager but at the same time one of the most stressful. 

It can also be very stressful for parents as they prepare themselves to accept that their teenager is graduating and soon going away to school, while planning a weekend away after prom night. Going to the Shore for the weekend or somewhere overnight has become more of the ...

Scotch Plains Public Library to Host Star Wars Craft for Teens

April 24, 2018

May the Fourth be with you!  Teens in grades 5-12 are invited to the library on Friday, May 4 at 3:30 pm for a Star Wars-themed craft.

For more information or to register, visit, email, call (908) 322-5007 x 204 or stop by the Reference Desk.

The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Ave., one block from Park Ave. in the center of ...