Day: October 8, 2019

Recruiting Spotlight: Firecracker Sophia Nugent’s “Raw Power” Propels Her To Oklahoma

Some consider Tony Rico a Jedi Knight-like figure in the softball realm. He makes wise and thoughtful observations and has coached many great players through his Firecrackers organization. He is not prone to random compliments or undue praise. So when Rico compares 2021 catcher Sophia Nugent to an all-time great Firecracker/Oklahoma Sooner, it carries loads …

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Inside Pitch: “Tiny But Mighty!” How Boston College 2020 Commit Erika Andal Was Inspired by the Beverly Hills Chihuahua Movie

It’s been my great privilege to know Erika Andal, the 2020 slapper and starting second baseman for Jersey Intensity KOD Premier 18U, for several years. I got to see up-close at a Faster2First camp how talented she was and follow her recruiting journey up to when she committed to Boston College shortly after September 1, …

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