Day: August 8, 2019

Pan American Games: Team USA Closes Out Preliminary Rounds with 7-0 Win Over Peru

The USA Softball Women’s National Team (WNT) completed preliminary action at the Pan American Games on Thursday evening with a 7-0 (six innings) victory over host-country No. 20 Peru. The win marked the fourth shutout of the Pan American Games for Team USA as they tallied a perfect 5-0 record over five days of competition. …

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Throwback Thursday: How Class of 2024 Florida Commit Alexia Carrasquillo Became One of the Top Stories of 2018

Early recruiting is definitely a hot topic these days and it is amazing how college coaches are going after younger and younger players, but in every class—even in the 6th grade—there are “can’t miss” prospects who are already being looked at as future super stars.

Last fall we had our first 7th grader commit when Mia Williams—daughter of former NBA great Jason “White Chocolate” Williams—committed to his alma mater, the Univ. of Florida, and we soon could have an even younger player finalize her college choice.

Legends of the Game: Honoring Don Minard’s Four Decades-Plus in Softball

If you’re really fortunate, like I have been, you get to rub shoulders with some of the great coaches and teachers in the game of softball. At the club level, there a “Ring of Honor” of special long-time coaches like Gary Haning, Doug Meyers, the late Norm Perez and today’s spotlight focus, Don Minard, who …

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Breaking News: 2024 Extra Elite 100 Player Rankings to Begin Sept. 9, 2019!

Extra Inning Softball announced today the dates of publication for the list of the top 100 players in the Class of 2024 as part of the next installment in the prestigious Extra Elite 100 series. The list, including player bios and photos, will start Monday, September 9, 2019 and wrap up with the #1 overall …

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