Head Softball Coach Mike Smith Resigns From Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. – Ole Miss head softball coach Mike Smith has resigned from his position. Ruben Felix will step in to be the interim head coach for the upcoming 2020 season, announced Sunday by athletics director Keith Carter.

"We are committed to a healthy culture and overall experience for our student-athletes," said Carter. "Our primary focus is to foster success for everyone involved with our program, on and off the field, while continuing our rise as one of the premier softball programs in the nation. Coach Smith helped establish our softball program as a national contender and we wish him all the best."

Smith guided the Rebels for the past five seasons and amassed an overall record of 187-112. His teams earned four NCAA Regional berths and twice advanced to Super Regionals. They captured the program's first SEC Championship in 2017.

Baylor Invitational: How To Watch, Time, & Live Stream Info

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The Lady Bears host the Baylor Invitational on Feb. 21-23 with Tulsa, Illinois, Texas State and Minnesota heading to Waco for the annual tournament.

Getterman Classic: How To Watch, Time, & Live Stream Info

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The Lady Bears host the Getterman Classic on Feb. 14-16 with Grand Canyon, Western Illinois and Prairie View A&M coming to town for the annual tournament.

Alyssa Nakken Named First Full-Time Female Coach In MLB History

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San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler changed MLB history forever by hiring Major League assistant coach Alyssa Nakken to the coaching staff. Nakken becomes the first woman to be hired as a coach in the bigs.

Cal State Fullerton Softball Poised For A Bright Future

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Every January before the first practice, Cal State Fullerton head softball coach Kelly Ford gathers her entire squad and whisks them to a mystery location away from campus for an overnight trip. The players have no knowledge of their destination until they arrive, or even how they’ll travel until it’s time to leave. It’s a chance to bond and promote team-building before the start of a long season. It’s also an opportunity for Ford to observe how each team can discover its personality.

Life After Going Viral by Cori Kennedy

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2019 was the year of the unexpected. I posted a 39-second video, that’s it. I went from your average, college student-athlete, to an overnight viral sensation. I gained a total of 55 thousand followers between Instagram and Twitter. I was considered a softball icon. My video gained over 2 million views. Did I mention this all happened in less than 46 hours? 

Alabama Softball Voted The Favorite In SEC Preseason Poll

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The defending Southeastern Conference champion Alabama softball team is the preseason favorite for the 2020 title, as the SEC released its annual preseason coaches' poll Wednesday.

Rising Star: 2021 Top Gun Ace Allison Benning Finds The Right Fit At Oregon

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From Oak Park Heights, Minnesota, 2021 Top Gun Academy ace Allison Benning has all of the tools to be a fierce Division I pitcher. 

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2020 Big 12 Softball Preseason Poll Tabs Oklahoma No. 1

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NORMAN — Winner of the last eight regular-season Big 12 championships, the Oklahoma softball team topped the 2020 Big 12 Preseason Coaches' Poll, the league announced Thursday.

Aussie Peppers Return To Mankato For 2020 NPF Season

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 7, 2020) – Softball Australia and Peppers Pro made it official today that the Aussie Peppers will return to Mankato as their home base for the National Pro Fastpitch competition of 2020.

Troy Cox Classic: How To Watch, Time & Live Stream Info

The New Mexico State softball team continues the 2020 season with the Troy Cox Classic from Feb. 6-9. The Aggies welcome Arkansas, Nebraska, UTEP and Bradley for the annual tournament.