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Raiders Softball of Massachusetts, with uniquely experienced coaches who have all played or coached the game of softball at a highly competitive level, has the sole purpose of creating an athletic venue for young women and girls 18 years of age and under, who are committed to striving for the highest level of competition in softball to enhance their character, mental and physical health, sportsmanship and educational opportunities. The 2018-2019 Raiders Organization has four 18U (Premier Gold, Regional Gold and 2 Gold), 16U, two 14U, and 12U fastpitch softball teams. Here, you'll be able to get news, information, schedules, rosters, game results, directions and much much more. Check back frequently for the latest information about our program.


2018 Comedy Night & Silent Auction - Ski House at Shawnee Peak, Maine  

Looking for a Winter Getaway over President’s Day weekend….look no further!

Warm and inviting four bedroom ski house 500’ from the base of Shawnee Peak Ski Mountain in Bridgton, ME. Four Bedroom, Two full baths, cable, wifi, fireplace, sleeps (11).

You are steps away from a great family ski mountain and minutes from picturesque downtown Bridgton. The house is 40 minutes from Sunday river and 30 min from North Conway.

People generally refer to this area as the Heart of the Lakes Region of Southern Maine.

Home is being offered for three nights, check in on Friday February 15th, 2018. Check out on Monday February 18th, 2018.  


If you are unable to make the Silent Auction, please forward your maximum bid to Kim Beland here.

We will be accepting maximum bids up to the day before the 2018 Comedy Night & Silent Auction (Thanksgiving Day!)


Bidding starts at: $500.00. (Valued at $600)

(Check out our other posts with more items, and comedians, below!)


by posted 11/13/2018

Comedy Night 2018 - Silent Auction Items Preview!!

We have great items to bid on...

Our list includes (but not limited to) - Golf Foursomes, Gift Baskets, Spa Items, Lottery Baskets, Restaurant Gift Cards, and Lunch with Coach Lisa!  

Or a...

Hot Air Balloon Ride!

Plus....Tickets! Tickets Tickets!


(2) Tickets to see the Patriots vs Vikings Sunday 12/2/18

(4) Celtics Luxury Box Tickets vs New Orleans Pelicans Monday 12/10/18 

(2) Tickets to Patriots vs Buffalo Bills Sunday 12/23/18

(2) Tickets to see the Celtics vs Toronto Raptors 1/16/19

Event details:

Friday – November 23rd (the night after Thanksgiving)

American Legion Post #440

295 California St.

Newton, MA 02458

Comedians in our post below!....

by posted 11/13/2018

Join us for a night full of fun and laughs at the 13th Annual Raiders Comedy Night

Featuring National Comedians!!

Friday – November 23rd (the night after Thanksgiving)

American Legion Post #440

295 California St.

Newton, MA 02458

Silent Auction & Cash Bar start at 7:00pm, Comedy Show at 8:00pm

Tickets are $25.00 each and can be purchased in our online store

or by clicking on this link

This is an adult only evening.  Light buffet will be served.

Dave Russo is a Boston Comedy Festival Winner and co-host of Dirty Water TV.  Dave is a regular and favorite on the strip in Las Vegas! He received national attention when he beat out over 10,000 entertainers to earn a contract on the E! TV series "The Entertainer!"  He has been featured on "Comics Come Home" with Dennis Leary, national tv spots for ESPN, NHL, NBC Sports, and Fanatics!  Dave proudly performs regularly for the USO and has shared the stage with Bruce Springsteen for our troops!

A top standup comedian and character actor, Patty Ross appeared recently in three movies, HBO’s Clear History with Larry David, Adam Sandler’s Grown Ups 2, and the Sandra Bullock-Melissa McCarthy comedy The Heat. As a standup, she appeared at the Nantucket Comedy Festival, and has previously performed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, the Plymouth Comedy Festival, and others. Often called "a female Jackie Gleason," her unique persona and larger-than-life stage presence have made her one of the most sought-after personalities on the national comedy scene. 

Andrew Della Volpe is an up and coming comedian from Bostonand big brother to two former Raiders softball players, Ali and Emma Della Volpe. Since graduating from Colby College in the spring of 2017, he has been performing stand up nightly around the greater Boston area. Additionally, he has been training in Improv at Improv Boston. Andrew got his start in comedy his junior year of college as an intern and assistant at Sacha Baron Cohen’s Four by Two films in Los Angeles. He is former collegiate baseball player.

Super-host Dave Rattigan has performed at bowling alleys, shopping mall food courts, hospitals, a library, in the lobby of an office, and a fishing dock (while a boat unloaded behind him). His CD (Dave Rattigan: Thinks He’s Funny) has received airplay on Sirius satellite radio and other stations and podcasts, and his video clips run on and He’s made three appearances on the syndicated Steve Katsos Show, and lent his voice to the animated Drill Booth, scheduled to debut in 2018. He owns Scamps Comedy Productions, which has helped raise more than $1.8 million, and owns the Eastern Mass. branch of Providence-based Funny4Funds, which has raised approximately $3 million in three years.

by posted 11/07/2018

Here are the 2018-29 Calendar Raffle winners & upcoming prizes for November 2018! 

Date Gift Card Amount Winner Player
1-Nov Amazon $100 Allen Solomon Grace Solomon
2-Nov Whole Foods $50 Terri Addona Emily Addona
3-Nov Starbucks $50 Brittany Pulford Hannah Cuff
4-Nov Cheesecake Factory $50 Michelle Nugent Christina Tighe
5-Nov Target $50 Kelsey Rowe Grace Solomon
6-Nov Lowe's $50 Duncan Tomlins Emma Tomlins
7-Nov iTunes $50 Laura Mullins Jillian Chelton
8-Nov Olive Garden $50 Reece Creamer Tori Creamer
9-Nov Visa $50 Marrietta Lyons Marina Lyons
10-Nov HomeGoods $50 Bruce Adams Eve Lesburg
11-Nov Amazon $50 Joan Lorade Jillian Ceddia
12-Nov Starbucks $50 Bob & Betsy Lahue Maidson Umlauf
13-Nov Dave & Buster's $50    
14-Nov Panera $50    
15-Nov Dick's $100    
16-Nov Dunkin' $50    
17-Nov Nordstrom's $50    
18-Nov Texas Roadhouse $50    
19-Nov Cumberland Farms $50    
20-Nov Home Depot $50    
21-Nov Whole Foods $50    
22-Nov Target $50    
23-Nov Amazon $50    
24-Nov Pizzeria Uno's $50    
25-Nov Starbucks $50    
26-Nov Nike $50    
27-Nov Dunkin' $50    
28-Nov American Eagle $50    
29-Nov Barne's & Noble $50    
30-Nov CVS $50    


Raiders Softball congratulates all of the winners and thanks everyone who participated for their support. 

by posted 11/01/2018
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If you are shopping on Amazon, be sure to support Raiders Softball with your purchase!

by posted 06/12/2018
Congratulations to the Raiders players on their Colleges

Raiders Players attending the following schools in the Fall of 2017:

Merrimack College

Lucy Colarusso

Tufts University

Emma Della Volpe

Cornell University

Hillary Dole

Georgetown University

Deirdre Gallo

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Sarah Ratcliffe

Saint Thomas Aquinas College

Paige Toothaker



Raiders Players attended the following schools in the Fall of 2016:

Johnson & Wales University

Saxon Bresnahan

University of New England

Kaitlin Carson

Daniel Webster College

Taylor Dill

University of Bridgeport

Ashley Eisnor

Columbia University

Erin Gallo

Endicott College

Hannah Llewellyn

Simmons College

Ashley Lynch

Merrimack College

Caitlin McBride

Endicott College

Maddie Mucci

Endicott College

Maggie Oram

Stonehill College

Carly Rennie



Raiders Players attended the following schools in the Fall of 2015:

Bentley University

Paige Hovsepian

Franklin Pierce University

Sabrina LoMonaco

Merrimack College

Caitlin McBride

Springfield College

Eliza Poutenis

University of New England

Kaitlin Carson

Stonehill College

Carly Rennie

Trinity College

Courtney Erickson

Westfield State University

Saxon Bresnahan

Framingham State University

Brittany Dougal

Daniel Webster College

Taylor Dill



Raiders Players attended the following schools in the Fall of 2014:

Holy Cross

Gabrielle Muniz

Ithaca College

Allison Colleran

Lafayette College

Miranda Skurla

Middlebury College

Ali Della Volpe

Providence College

Paige Mulry


Julia Veitch, Kelsey Saucier, Ama Biney

Suffolk University

Delaney Sylvester

University of Rhode Island

Jess Proia



Former Raiders Players currently or formerly played at the collegiate level:

Babson College

Meaghan Merullo

Colgate University

Megan Carnase

Curry College

Amy Nolan

Emerson College

Shannon Torosian

Endicott College

Emily Hoffman, Samantha DiBella, Crissy Gikas

Fitchburg State

Galen Kerr

Franklin Pierce

Alicia Dean

Hamilton College

Talia Mercardo

Harvard University

Alyssa Siegmann

Holy Cross

Ashley Vargus, Julia Barrett

James Madison University

Cassidy Clayton

Merrimack College

Lindsay Gibbs

Newbury College

Sheri Liggiero

Providence College

Katie Duval, Danielle Deraney, Kiara Amos

Rockhurst University

Kayla Hoyer

St. Anselm's College

Kasey Moran

Trinity College

Abby Ostrom

Tufts University

Abby Curran

UMASS Amherst

Bridget Lemire

UMASS Lowell

Rachel Bullard


Georgia Guttadauro



Former Raiders Softball players have played at the following schools:

Bates College

Jess Fitzgerald

Bentley College

Tiffany Carnavale, Lauren Delaney, Laura Fleming

Boston University

Christi Murphy

Bryant University

Janine Enos, Amanda Wilbur, Lauren McNiff, Tina Eringis

CW Post

Holly Eringis, Amanda Aeillo

Dartmouth College

Sarah Bankoff, Jill Garcia

DePauw University

Shannon Buell

Eckard College

Katie Parker, Emma Docking

Emmanuel College

Samantha Luther

Fairfield University

Keri Giangrande

Franklin Pierce University

Keleen Wotten, Jayme Bilafer

Framingham State College

Mary Matthews

Harvard University

Kerry Flaherty, Olivia Piccione,

Holy Cross

Erin Fleming, Tiffany DeCoff

James Madison University

Ashley Burnham

Merrimack College

Kim Page, Judy O'Connell, Shawna Currier, Laura Carlson, Kelli Jo Deardorff, Courtney Parker

Middlebury College

Colleen Sullivan

New Hampshire College

Kathy Kiley, Lynne Parker

Nichols College

Jen Solomon

North Carolina State

Eliza Jacobellis

Plymouth State University

Diana Bean

Providence College

Ava Pandiani, Katie Collins

Quinnapiac University

Emily Bellush

Rhode Island College

Jamie Mastrocola

Siena College

Emily Day

Southern NH University

Katie Stanley

St. Anselm's College

Shannon Dalton

Stonehill College

Courtney Young

Suffolk University

Jess Ferreria, Christina Nay

Tufts University

Jen Mackie, Emily Beinecke

University of Maine

Katie Churchill, Lauren Dulkis, Melissa Mather

UMASS Amherst

Stephanie Mayne, Paige Hansen

UMASS Lowell

Julie Brodie, Donna Mills

University of New Haven

Kathleen Lawlor

UNC Chapel Hill

Joslin Higgins

UNC Wilmington

Amanda Additays

Union College

Jackie Coffee

University of Rhode Island

Jamie Rautenberg, Mary Beth Ball

University of Vermont

Casey Fleming

Valparaiso University

Lisa DeBruzzi

Villanova University

Jackie Dempsey

Wheaton College

Lori Hill, Katie Boyle

by Lisa McGloin posted 12/21/2016

by posted 10/04/2016
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