Growing up in Lawton, Oklahoma, University of North Texas head softball coach Rodney DeLong was a die-hard Oklahoma Sooners football fan. When he began coaching softball, DeLong, now in his third season with the Mean Green, looked up to Sooners head softball coach Patty Gasso. So it was only fitting that on February 29, 2020, DeLong would lead his team to victory over the school he rooted for as a boy while making history at the same time.
Texas' Miranda Elish Forgoes 2021 Softball Season Due To COVID Concerns
Texas senior pitcher/outfielder Miranda Elish announced that she will take the field in the 2021 season because of concerns about the ongoing pandemic. This news comes as a shock to many Longhorns fans who expected to see Elish this season.
How Oklahoma State Softball Climbs Steadily Toward The Top
During a recent staff meeting, Oklahoma State Director of Athletics Mike Holder was discussing the school’s spring season and the uncertainty that’s expected to come with it. At one point, he said something that particularly resonated with head softball coach Kenny Gajewski and his assistant coaches.
Robby Wilson, NSR Scout Passes Away From COVID-19 Complications
Mark Lumley, who helped Baylor softball make 13 NCAA regionals and four trips to the Women's College World Series in 20 years as an assistant coach, died at 1:45 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, after his fourth bout with cancer.
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