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The Last Inning (June 4, 2020): This Week’s Zoom Session with James Lamar (Lady Dukes) & Todd Mayfield (East Cobb Bullets)

Get on board with Extra Inning Softball’s regular feature, The Last Inning. We are scouring the Internet and Social Media and keeping our ears to the street for the latest going on in the softball community. To contribute information, insights, thoughts or content ideas, email us at info@extrainningsoftball.com. You can also send items/story ideas to …

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Extra Inning Softball Position Rankings: Class of 2025 (June 4, 2020)

Along with our Extra Elite 100 and Extra Elite #’s 101-300 lists, we’ve also ranked the players in the Classes of 2019 through 2025 by the following position groups: Pitchers, Catchers, Infielders and Outfielders. Here are the previous rankings for each grad year and when the class ratings were released (includes the most recent updates): …

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College News: Wright State Raiders First to Cut Softball Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

With athletic budgets severally impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, several programs have eliminated sports, including schools in the Mid-American Conference although Bowling Green announced this week that it would bring back baseball. Softball had been spared and it was hoped that with Title IX protecting women’s scholarship numbers that softball might be more insulated. Up …

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Club News: PGF Nationals Still on Schedule as Are July Qualifiers; June Events Cancelled

PGF Nationals, which has been the top club softball event over the last several years, is still on for this summer according to a release sent out yesterday to participating coaches and teams. This is light of the announcement this week of the East and West Teams that will compete in the 2020 PGF All-American …

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Event News: Tulsa Elite Summer Invite Starts Today With 96 Teams Competing at One Site

One of the top summer club softball tournaments begins today in Oklahoma where events have been going full-speed the last several weekends as the Tulsa Elite Summer Invite starts the first of four days of action involving 96 teams at one site. Although college coaches at the DI and DII levels won’t be in attendance …

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The Last Inning (June 3, 2020): Introducing the Softball Bound App; PGF All-Star Game Rosters Announced

Pitcher Allison Royalty only gave up one run all week while striking out 44 in 22 2/3rd innings at last year’s PGF Nationals as her A’s – Mercado/Smith team won the 18U Premiere title. This summer, she’ll present the East Team in the PGF All-American Game. Get on board with Extra Inning Softball’s regular feature, …

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Extra Elite Class of 2025 #’s 201-300 (June 3, 2020)

Over the last two weeks, Extra Inning Softball has unveiled the 2025 Extra Elite 100 players finishing with the Top 10 last Friday… you can also see the complete list of #’s 1-100 by clicking HERE. Here is the list of prospects released yesterday ranked #’s 101-200 and today we reveal the players ranked #’s …

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Medical Update: Pitching Coach Michael Loy Passes Away Waiting for Lung Transplant

Sad news to report today as Michael Loy, the long-time pitching coach from Texas who had helped many softball students for more than 30 years, passed away yesterday (Tuesday, June 2, 2020) of respiratory complications while waiting for a lung transport. A friend of the family wrote us today stating: “Coach Mike passed away yesterday, …

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Inside Pitch: Addie Mettler’s Unique Perspective in Mending Racial Divides

Our nation has suddenly been immersed in riots, protests, anger and racial divide after the shocking death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers on May 25, 2020. We’ve heard a lot of disparate voices and opinions on the issue, but one perspective we appreciated reading is that of Addie Mettler, a …

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Extra Elite Class of 2025 #’s 101-200 (June 2, 2020)

Over the last two weeks, Extra Inning Softball has unveiled the 2025 Extra Elite 100 players finishing with the Top 10 last Friday… you can also see the complete list of #’s 1-100 by clicking HERE. Today we reveal the players just on the verge of breaking into this elite group: the players ranked #’s …

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