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10th Annual Preston Merchants Men’s Fastpitch Tournament

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

preston.fp Preston, Minn. ball field. Contributed photo

PRESTON, Minn. – The 10th Annual Preston Merchants Men’s Fastpitch Tournament still has openings in its 14-team double elimination tournament, July 26-27.

The entry fee is only $225, and the traveling expense payoff (based on 14 entries) is substantial:

  • 1st place – $500
  • 2nd place – $350
  • 3rd place – $200
  • 4th place – $100
  • For complete information and registration, visit: 2014-Preston Tournament.

    Thank you,
    Barb Scheevel
    15547 County 15
    Preston, MN 55965

    (507) 765-4948 home
    (507) 696-0646 cell

    Preston Men’s Fastpitch Tournament

    Monday, July 22nd, 2013

    PRESTON, Minn. – Southeastern Minnesota continues its excellence in men’s fastpitch with the hosting of the Ninth Annual Preston Men’s Fastpitch Tournament by the Preston Merchants.


    9th Annual Preston Men’s Fast Pitch Tournament

    Sunday, April 14th, 2013

    Courtesy Preston Merchants Facebook

    PRESTON, MINN – The 9th Annual Preston Men’s Fast Pitch Tournament will be held on July 27-28 and hosted by the Preston Merchants Fast Pitch Team.

    We know it’s pretty early for some of you to commit, but if you can just let us know of your intention to consider playing in our tournament, we will get you on our list. That way you’ll be sure to get more information when we send it out.

    And if you know of a team that would be a good fit for our tournament, please feel free to pass on this invitation.

  • When: July 27-28
  • Where: Preston, MN
  • Format: Double elimination
  • Class: ASA B, C, and D
  • No. of teams: 14
  • Entry fee: $225
    • TRAVELING EXPENSE (based on 14 entries)
  • 1st place – $500
  • 2nd place – $350
  • 3rd place – $200
  • 4th place – $100
  • Contact: Barb Scheevel at 507-765-4948; email

    “Let us know as soon as you know if we can put your team in our bracket,” said Barb Scheevel, who directs the tournament along with husband Lynn and sons Ryan and Brett. “More tournament information will be sent out shortly. We are looking forward to seeing you at our tournament!”

    Be sure to visit the Preston Merchants Fastpitch Facebook page for more information and pictures from previous tournaments.

    Thank you,
    Lynn and Barb Scheevel, and Ryan Scheevel and Brett Scheevel
    and the Preston Tournament Crew

    Eighth annual Preston (MN) Fastpitch Tournament

    Sunday, July 8th, 2012

    PRESTON, MN – Preston, Minnesota is located in the southeastern part of the state; about 36 miles southeast of Rochester. Preston is central to one of the remaining hotspots of men’s fastpitch left in Minnesota.

    The Scheevel family – Lynn and Barbara, and their sons Ryan and Brett – are an integral part of the Preston Merchants men’s fastpitch team, the 2010 Minnesota ASA Class C state champions. And they along with a host of dedicated volunteers, are doing their utmost in promoting the sport by hosting an annual tournament.

    Dubbed the Preston Fastpitch Tournament, the popular event is now in its eighth year.

    The tournament will be held July 28-29. If you’re in the area, plan on attending. Great fastpitch fun to be had for players, teams and fans alike.

    Minnesota state fastpitch notes:
    …the ASA state tournament for classes B, C and D will be held at Caswell Park in North Mankato. The B tournament will be held Aug. 4-5; and C and D, Aug. 10-12. See the Minnesota Sports Federation – National Softball Federation website for more information: MSF-NSF

    …also on the MSF-NSF website, you can find a listing of the state’s greatest fastpitch players, managers and sponsors who have been inducted into the MSF Hall of Fame. Direct link to Hall of Fame

    Preston (Minn) Men’s Fastpitch Tournament

    Sunday, April 29th, 2012

    Eighth Annual Preston Men’s Fastpitch Tournament
    July 28 & 29, 2012
    Preston, Minnesota

    14 Team Double-Elimination
    Classes B-C-D

    • $225 Entry fee. Checks should be made payable to: Preston Men’s Tournament

    • Final team entry deadline is July 16th. First 14 teams with entry fee paid are in tournament. *Tourney is expected to fill prior to entry deadline.

    • Balls will be provided.

    Traveling expenses (based on 14 entries):
    1st place — $500
    2nd place — $350
    3rd place — $ 200
    4th place — $ 100

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    Preston (MN) Men’s Fastpitch Tourney

    Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

    Courtesy Photos of Preston Fastpitch Tournament / Barb Scheevel
    The Preston Seventh Annual Men’s Fastpitch tournament promises great action just like in 2010.

    Seventh Annual Preston Men’s Fastpitch Tournament: Take notice of the low cost entry fee and the corresponding payouts for the top four finishers. And this is a well-run, competitive tournament (site editor, Bob Otto).

    Where: Preston, Minnesota (located in southeastern Minnesota).

    When: July 23-24, 2011

    What: 14 Team Double-Elimination, ASA Classes B-C-D

    Entry Fee: $220 payable to: Preston Men’s Tournament

    Entry Deadline: July 15th. First 14 teams with entry fee paid are in tournament.
    *Tourney is expected to fill prior to entry deadline.
    *Balls will be provided.

    Traveling Expense:
    1st place – $500
    2nd place -$350
    3rd place – $200
    4th place – $100

    Tournament Organizers: Lynn & Barb Scheevel, Ryan Scheevel, Brett Scheevel, Preston Merchants Fast-Pitch Team, and the Preston Tournament Crew

    Tournament hosts: Preston Merchants Fast-Pitch team

    Contact Information: (507) 765-4948 or email at .

    *Tournament organizer, host and the City of Preston are not responsible for any injuries or accidents during the tournament or on tournament grounds.

    Visit Preston Men’s Fastpitch Facebook for more information

    Courtesy Photos / Barb Scheevel