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The Top 15 Softball Stories of 2018: #15… Alexia Carrasquillo: The Shot Heard Round the Recruiting World

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.

Ashley Burkhardt: Elevating Softball in The Midwest One Smile At A Time

There are a lot of former players teaching the current generation of athletes. Few have the desire to change the culture and thought-process of an entire region of the country. Even fewer have the passion and the drive to actually do it: meet Ashley Burkhardt. Burkhardt’s credentials are impressive. She’s a former pro player for …

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Inside Pitch: Extra Elite 100 Pitcher Madison Inscoe Begins Her “Florida Softball Camp World Tour” in Gator Country

Madison Inscoe is an Extra Elite 100 pitcher/middle infielder in the 2022 class who plays for the Birmingham Thunderbolts 04 team coached by Ted Flannery and was featured earlier this year on Extra Inning Softball in an Extra Star Power feature. She throws in the low-to-mid 60’s with a good change, curve and riseball and …

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Times Running Out… Just 2 Weeks Left to Get 20% Off An Extra Inning Softball Subscription!

Still need a gift idea for your favorite softball player, parent, coach or fan? In the spirit of giving, we’re here to make shopping easier for you: from now until January 1, 2019, we’re offering 20% off an Extra Inning Softball subscription! That’s right… on an annual, quarterly or monthly subscription, you can sign up …

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Coach Talk: Catching Up with John Carpenter… Becoming A Texas Bomber & The Latest with Win The Moment

It’s been a big year in 2018 for John Carpenter. The long-time Texas Blaze head coach and well-respected instructor and clinician made a big jump to Scott Smith’s Texas Bombers organization this summer and in the fall has seen his Win The Moment clinic series explode in popularity as his message of “equipping student-athletes and …

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Breaking News: All-American Pitcher Megan Kleist Transferring to Louisiana-Lafayette

Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Softball head coach Gerry Glasco announced on Friday via the ULL website the addition of transfer pitcher Megan Kleist.   The Ragin’ Cajun Sports Information Department released the following information: A 2018 NFCA First Team All-American and the Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year, Kleist comes to Louisiana after spending the first three …

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UPDATED: Power 5 (& More) Conference Signees For The Class of 2019–Links To Official Releases

UPDATED: The Signing Period in softball kicked off on November 14, 2018 and all but three schools in the Power 5 Conferences (ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC) have issued releases detailing their signees. We’ve also started adding other conferences to our list and will continue to do so… Click HERE to see …

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Club Profile: Lady Dukes 14U Team Loads Up on Player–& Coaching–Talent

Where do talented college softball players go when their playing days are done? Frequently, to stay close to the game they love, they become coaches at the club level and that’s the case for two former college standouts, Aleshia Ocasio-who won a National Championship as a pitcher/utility player at the Univ. of Florida–and Hannah Dionne–who …

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Breaking News: Israeli Softball Association Announces Plans for Olympic Qualifying Team

The following was sent to Extra Inning Softball as a news release… contact information to support the program is at the bottom of the release. Israel hasn’t had a team sport qualify for the Olympics since 1968 and softball could be the first, announced the Israeli Softball Association on Thursday. Stacy Iveson, University of Arizona …

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Breaking News: 2021 Extra Elite 100 Player Rankings to Begin January 7, 2019!

Extra Inning Softball announced today that it will begin unveiling the list of the top 100 current high school sophomore prospects – the prestigious 2021 Extra Elite 100– starting Monday, January 7, 2019 and wrap up with the #1 overall prospect to be announced on Friday, January 18, 2019. It won’t just be the Extra …

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