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Video: The Moment Rylee Holtorf Learns She’s No. 1 In the 2021 Extra Elite 100!

Have you ever wondered how a player learns she’s the top-ranked prospect in her class? We’ve told players in a number of ways including via Skype, in person at tourneys (Amanda Lorenz, for example) and through surprises like this one where you’ll see how our latest No. 1 player, infielder Rylee Holtorf of Mizuno Storm …

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Coming Soon: Extra Inning Softball to Rank the 16U Extra Elite Eighty Club Teams

With most of the country fighting the biting chill of winter, it’s not too early to think of the warmth of summer and the excitement that comes with players and teams competing in top travel ball softball showcases, tournaments and nationals. We will begin our look at who are the top club teams in the …

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Photo Contest Finalists Are Posted… Time to Vote!

Every quarter, Extra Inning Softball solicits real photos from real people taken during softball games and team activities around the country. We’re always bombarded with submissions, some artsy, some gritty, some full of beauty, and some full of joy. We pick 20-25 to be finalists and leave the rest up to you so here they …

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Stephanie Best

Event Preview: Former All-American Stephanie Best Is Changing the Tournament Game With ProSwings

Stephanie Best is an innovator. The Florida resident seems to—by fate, if not intention—lead the way in many areas of her career, be it as an outstanding college player or a trend-setting event producer. As the first player recruited by University of Central Florida’s softball program, Best still holds program records for career batting average …

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Video: An Emotional Ciara Briggs Realizes Her LSU Signing is “Just Weeks Away”

As we gear up for our extensive 2019 Extra Elite 100 coverage, we publish one of our favorite interviews in recent memory! If this doesn’t get you “in the feels” at the 2:24 mark, then you need to check your pulse! If you love seeing athletes appreciate realizing their dreams, then you’ll want to check …

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Breaking News: Extra Inning Softball Announces Expansion Opportunity

Extra Inning Softball is Growing & Looking For Correspondents! Thank you, softball nation, for your support since the launch of this site. Things are going so well with Extra Inning Softball that we’re looking to take our coverage, breaking news, ratings, human interest stories, videos, photo galleries, social media posts, event coverage and more to …

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Video: Meet the No. 1 Player in the 2020 Extra Elite 100… Jayda Coleman

It wasn’t that big of a surprise that Jayda Coleman, the outstanding middle infielder/outfielder from The Colony (Texas) High, was the #1 ranked player in the Class of 2020 as released recently in the Extra Inning Softball “Extra Elite 100.” The Oklahoma commit is a standout player who shines on offense and defense and in …

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When the College Coach Who Recruits You Changes Schools: Megan Schumacher’s Story

Every player has her own recruiting path. It’s a journey that can be difficult to navigate for many. An athlete’s club team can affect exposure by which tournaments that are entered, the colleges they’re connected to and the regions of the country and the opportunities that exist there. But what happens when you think your …

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Video Exclusive: Four Minutes with Legendary Coach Carol Hutchins

Brentt Eads caught up with legendary Michigan coach Carol Hutchins after her awesome and inspiring session with Jessica Mendoza on Saturday, August 11th at the Empowering Girls for Life Convention in Chicago and we’re bringing you a piece of his exclusive interview today. In this video clip, Coach Hutchins shares her advice for parents, thoughts …

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