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.

Division I Council Extends Dead Period To Sept. 30

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The Division I Council recommended the Division I Board of Directors adopt some minimum protections for student-athletes whose sport seasons are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and will finalize recommendations before Aug. 21. The Council met virtually Wednesday.

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Virginia Tech Sophomore Maddi Banks Transfers To Ole Miss

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OXFORD, Miss. – On Monday, Ole Miss head softball coach Jamie Trachsel announced the addition of Virginia Tech transfer Maddi Banks, a two-year starter for the Hokies at various positions.

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Northern Iowa Hires Pitching Coach Monica Wright

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CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – UNI head softball coach Ryan Jacobs Wednesday announced the addition of veteran pitching coach Monica Wright to his staff.

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THE Spring Games Hires Anthony Small As 2021 Umpire Assignor & Trainer

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As THE Spring Games prepares for the 2021 season, the group of softball leadership out of Florida once again raises the bar on another key element of the World’s largest collegiate softball event by announcing the appointment of Anthony Small as it’s umpire assignor and coordinator.

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Club Spotlight: EC Bullets Mayfield/Biele Race To The Top

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EC Bullets Coach Todd Mayfield takes great pride in the culture and the development of his team. As a top tournament finisher, his players are highly recruited with the potential to be superstars at the college level. Coach Mayfield reflects on the success of his current team and shares details about all of his players.

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Rising Star: 2022 Carolina Elite Hurler Karlyn Pickens

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Karlyn Pickens has always been a kid at heart. The right-handed pitcher for Carolina Elite rarely passes up an opportunity to give her coaches and teammates a few laughs.

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Penn State Announces Clarisa Crowell As New Head Softball Coach

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State University Vice President for Athletics Sandy Barbour named Clarisa Crowell as the eighth head coach of the softball program Monday. Crowell, the 2019 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Coach of the Year, is the winningest coach in Miami (Ohio) program history with more than 200 wins.

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Coaches, Athletes & Industry Leaders Form The Alliance Fastpitch

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Coaches, industry leaders, and former players have come together to form The Alliance Fastpitch with a goal of driving value to the player and player experience. 

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Club Spotlight: Homegrown Arizona Storm Appel

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What's not to love about watching Arizona Storm Appel play ball? Coach Steve Appel's Storm squad had a marvelous run to the 2019 PGF 14U Premier National Title game only to face Fisher Mojo. We chat with Coach Appel about his team and he goes into great detail about each of his players.

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Rising Star: Why 2021 IF Kayla Chavez Stays Focused On The Controllables

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It should come as no surprise that Athletics Mercado-Greg 16U infielder Kayla Chavez loves roller coasters. The heart-pounding sensation she experiences on the popular theme park attraction easily rivals the thrill of any big play on the softball field.

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