Rising Star: Mattie Beliveau Is A Bulldog In The Circle
Sep 22, 2022Illness knows no season. It can strike anytime: on Christmas, a birthday, even before a high school softball playoff game.
Rising Star: Tia Milloy Is Keeping A Softball Family Tradition
Sep 9, 2022September 1 is a day many softball players entering their junior year of high school circle on their calendars long before it arrives.
Rising Star: How Mojo's Ashtyn Danley Learned To Appreciate The Game
Sep 1, 2022Being a parent who coaches their own child can often be a complicated relationship. It isn’t easy to flip a mental switch from Dad to Coach then back to Dad once a game or practice is over.
Rising Star: Patience Finally Pays Off For Cassidy McLellan
Aug 25, 2022The 2020 season was supposed to be a magical year for the Lakewood Ranch (Florida) High softball team. For three straight years, they had come within a game of winning the FHSAA state championship, only to be turned back all three times.
Rising Star: Sierra Daniel Brings Speed, Power & Finesse
Aug 19, 2022Speed can be a powerful weapon in a batting lineup. It also can bail out a baserunner when a mistake is made.
Rising Star: Kylie Brockman Brings Energy, Motivation & Inspiration
Aug 13, 2022If you believe in yourself, you can do anything. If your team believes you can go far, you're more than capable.
Rising Star: Complete-Game Victory From Erin Nuwer Caps PGF 16U Title
Aug 3, 2022As the final out of the 2022 PGF 16U championship game was made, Georgia Impact Caymol pitcher Erin Nuwer already had decided what she would do first when the celebrating began.
Dominant Pitching Powers Thunderbolts To PGF National Championship
Jul 31, 2022The pop Marlie Giles’ bat made as it connected with a pitch about belt-high had forecasted the inevitable. With a single swing, Giles mashed a two-run homer over the left-field wall, sealing the Birmingham Thunderbolts PGF 18U Premier national championship.
PGF 18U Championship Preview: Select Fastpitch, Birmingham 'Bolts Clash
Jul 30, 2022Select Fastpitch and the Birmingham Thunderbolts have emerged from the bevy of outstanding clubs in the PGF National Championships 18U Premier division.
PGF 16U Premier Championship Preview: Beverly Bandits Vs. Georgia Impact
Jul 30, 2022After a long and exciting week of action, the stage is set for the PGF Nationals 16U Premier Championship game Saturday between Beverly Bandits 16U-Conroy and Georgia Impact Caymol.
Rising Star: Bandits' Audrey Lowry Weathers The Highs & Lows Of Softball
Jul 27, 2022April Lowry will never forget the first time she and her husband James took their daughter Audrey to a hitting lesson. Audrey was about seven, and James was insistent she give it a try.
Rising Star: Virginia Unity's Jayden Heavener Keeps Raising The Bar
Jul 20, 2022Since she began playing travel ball at the 8U level, Virginia Unity 16U pitcher/first baseman Jayden Heavener has seen more of the open road than most adults. The 5-7 15-year-old lefthander plays for Pace High School in Florida, travels around the country playing and practicing with her travel team, and goes to Alabama for pitching and hitting lessons once a week.
PGF Nationals Helped Launch College Softball All-Americans
Jul 19, 2022As the top event of the annual club softball circuit, the Premier Girls Fastpitch National Championships doubles as a showcase for future college stars.
Rising Star: Thunderbolts' Larissa Preuitt Set To Roll With The Tide
Jul 15, 2022Larissa Preuitt doesn’t recall how old she was when she attended her first Alabama Crimson Tide softball game. But the Hartselle, Alabama native and outfielder for Birmingham Thunderbolts 18U does remember sitting in the outfield seats at Rhoads Stadium with a group of softball friends and seeing four-time All-American Haylie McCleney hit a home run.
PGF 16U Nationals Feature The Stars Of The Future
Jul 14, 2022Softball’s future stars take the spotlight today, with the nation’s top 16U clubs squaring off in Orange County, California, for the Premier Girls Fastpitch National Championships.