Day: May 15, 2020

The Last Inning (May 15, 2020): This Week’s Zoom Session with Scott Smith (Texas FastPitch League) & Ryan Taylor (Heart of America Elite Fastpitch League)

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College News: South Carolina Infielder Jana Johns Entering Transfer Portal

Multiple sources told Extra Inning Softball this afternoon that Jana Johns, the junior infielder at the Univ. of South Carolina, is entering the transfer portal. The durable athlete had started every game in her career at USC, 146 total, before deciding she would play her last two years elsewhere (a second year gained due to …

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Medical News: Longtime Houston-Area Pitching Coach Michael Loy Waiting for Lung Transplant

Houston-area pitching coach Michael Loy, who has been a mentor and teach to countless softball players over the last three decades, was recently diagnosed with a respiratory illness that has led to the need for a lung transplant. Here’s been approved and is waiting for the organs to come in; in the meantime, his family …

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Extra Star Power: Small But Fearless, Khalea Pahulu Goes “Beast Mode” in Softball & Rugby (Even Tackling Boys!)

Khalea Pahulu might have a tiny frame, but the 5-foot-2 dynamo goes into “Beast Mode” whenever she steps onto a softball diamond … or a rugby pitch. Pahulu, a CF/MIF for USA Athletics 2025-Rogers/Mathis, is considered one of the top 2025 softball prospects in the country and she’s one of the top players for Belmont …

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