This Is Us Softball Cancels Season Because Of COVID-19

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After five games, former Scrap Yard Dawgs, now This Is Us Softball cancels the 2020 season with USSSA Pride due to COVID-19.

This Is Us softball generated tons of media buzz from the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Time, Washington Post, and more after refusing to play under the organization's General Manager Connie May after she sent tweet to President Trump.

16 hours prior to the tweet announcing the cancelation of their season, a This Is Us Softball merch store was launched with apparel, hats, and a backpack. 

USSSA Pride sent out a statement around the same time as This Is Us Softball.

At this point, no known players or staff on This Is Us Softball or USSSA Pride have tested positive for COVID-19.

THE Spring Games, Steadfast In Its Commitment To Colleges & Softball Fans

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While colleges and universities around the nation prepare for winter and spring sports, the team down in Florida prepares for what it expects to be the “best year ever.”

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LMU Names Olympic Gold Medalist Tairia Flowers Head Coach Of Lions Softball

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Tairia Flowers, an Olympic gold medalist in softball and former head coach at CSUN, will lead Loyola Marymount University's softball program, Athletic Director Craig Pintens announced.  

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2020 Bombers Exposure Weekend Player Watchlist

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From November 6-8, some of the top clubs from around the country will compete LIVE in College Station, Texas at the Bombers Exposure weekend. We will see Tier 1 age groups 14U-18U with 112 teams slugging it out on the field for bragging rights.

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How East Texas Baptist Softball Sustains Excellence

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Mark Allister is the author of Women’s College Softball on the Rise: A Season Inside the Game. He will be writing on DIII softball this spring and would welcome story ideas and comments at allister@stolaf.edu

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Garland Shirley Recipient Of Natasha Watley Scholarship For Social Change

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Garland Shirley, head coach at Clarke University (NAIA), is the inaugural recipient of the NFCA’s Natasha Watley Scholarship for Social Change, presented in partnership with Sue Enquist. 

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What To Watch For At The 2020 Bombers Exposure Weekend - Tier 1

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The first weekend in November will find some of the top teams in the country converging on College Station, Texas to take the field in the 2020 Bombers Exposure Weekend tournament. 

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Sami Ward Named Texas Tech Head Softball Coach

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LUBBOCK, Texas – Sami Ward, a three-time West Coast Conference Coach of the Year, has been named the eighth head softball coach in Texas Tech history, Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt announced Friday afternoon.

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Club Spotlight: Locked And Loaded With Suncats Jimenez-Noriega

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There's a lot of buzz around Suncats Jimenez-Noriega. The California Suncats can hit, pitch, and play defense with the best of them. We chat with Coach James Jimenez about his club and he shares a scouting report on each of his players.

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A Softball Player's Transfer Guide: The Road From JUCO To NCAA

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“It’s not the end of the world if you don’t get a scholarship straight from high school. Don’t get down on yourself & don’t give up on the game. You’ve come this far, just keep going. If you think you are working hard, work harder. You’re able to put in the extra work to develop yourself for the next level. So whatever you have to do to make sure you will succeed, DO IT.” 

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Rising Star: For 2023 Kayden Henry, Mediocrity Is Not An Option

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One of the first things you’ll notice when scrolling through Kayden Henry’s Twitter feed is the post pinned to the top. It’s a quote from Bob Shipley, a former Texas high school coach and athletics director. The first sentence is particularly meaningful to Kayden, a left-handed-hitting outfielder for Texas Bombers-Smith: 

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