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Softball Standouts Plourde and Prezioso Represent Atlantic 10, Exemplify Mid-Major Potential at Next Level
by klombardo1
posted August 25, 2014 at 4:31pm

Former Atlantic 10 softball standouts Sara Plourde and Sarah Prezioso find themselves in the minority of players in the professional and international ranks. Following their stellar careers at UMass and Temple, respectively, it is not their skills that se...more

Lessons Learned in Softball Propel Broadcasting Success
by klombardo1
posted July 31, 2014 at 6:01pm

In a fast-moving sport like college softball, where nuances such as the grip of a pitch, path of a swing, or angle taken to a batted ball can determine a game’s outcome, it is easy for inexperienced eyes to miss the finer details of the game. For...more

PT Playbook: Softball 101
by Pretty Tough
posted May 4, 2014 at 12:28pm

Softball is a direct descendant of baseball (sometimes referred to as hardball to differentiate the two), but differs from it in several ways, of which the chief four are: The ball is always pitched (thrown to the opposing team’s batter) underar...more

Softball and Baseball were Missed in London
by Women in Sport International
posted August 16, 2012 at 5:24pm

We received this press release that is worth sharing about women's softball being missed in London. I would add to it that men's baseball was also missed. We would like to see both women's and men's softball, along with women's and men's baseball ad...more

Women's College World Series Softball
by Dirt-n-the skirt
posted June 5, 2012 at 4:13pm

The WCWS has two amazing programs fighting for the ultimate prize and pride for their respective colleges. Alabama Crimson Tide has never won the college world series but has had several appearances behind coach Pat Murphy. They are going against a tough ...more

Jessica Mendoza: Softball’s Olympic return hinges on MLB
by Jessica Mendoza's Blog
posted March 16, 2012 at 1:20pm

Softball’s Olympic return hinges on MLB Mar 13 5:06 PM ET | By Ramona Shelburne ESPNLosAngeles.com  Jennie Finch is a wife, a mother of two and a successful businesswoman. Since retiring from softball she’s run the New York City mara...more

Softball: Cathedral City Classic wrap up
by shay
posted February 28, 2012 at 1:55am

The Cathedral City Classic which is held in Palm Springs, California is the most prestigious NCAA Division 1 softball tournament outside of the Women's College World Series...more

Military Heroes vs. Softball All-Stars
by Dirt-n-the skirt
posted December 28, 2011 at 1:36pm

A Hero is not a word that is easily tossed around. They are people of distinguished courage or ability, admired for their brave actions. Our Heroes in the military are not always talked about on the news or in daily conversations. These men and women pu...more

Softball Gold Medalists and Hall of Famers Team Up for National Coaches Clinic Series
by Dirt-n-the skirt
posted November 16, 2011 at 12:06am

    This isn't just another softball clinic for coaches, it's for anyone who would like to be inspired, motivated, better, and learn about the game of softball from women who excelled and are passionate about the sport.    ...more

U.S.A. Softball: Wins Their 8th Gold Medal at Pan American Games!
by Dirt-n-the skirt
posted October 23, 2011 at 9:00pm

              (Picture credit: Fastpitchwest) Sunday Oct. 23, 2011: The U.S.A Olympic National Team has done it again! They beat Canada in the gold medal game with a score of 11-1 in just four innings....more

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