Day: August 21, 2020

College News: University of Iowa Cuts Four Sports, Softball Spared

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a devastating effect on college sports. After shaving $15 million from its athletic budget in June, with administrators and coaches taking temporary pay cuts, and the announcement last week that the Big Ten would postpone fall sports, the Iowa athletic department announced today that it would …

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Breaking News: 2020 NFCA Convention Goes “Virtual,” Will Not Be Held in Dallas This December  

I have a daughter who lives in Dallas and was excited to fly down this December to see year while gong to the NFCA Convention, one of the biggest and most popular softball events of the year. Well, I still may see her in December, but I won’t be hitting the NFCA Convention, unfortunately. Executive …

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Family Spotlight: the Nicholsons Make Their Case as the “First Family of Fastpitch!”

Those of us who have been softball for a while can think of some great families that have multiple members involved with the sport. You can quickly and easily come up with great sister combos, like Sierra and Sydney Romero, who starred at Michigan and Oklahoma, respectively, and their current high schooler sibling Sophia, a …

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