Heather Tarr named Head Coach for 2022 Women's National Team
Oct 25, 2021OKLAHOMA CITY –– USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, is proud to announce that Heather Tarr (Redmond, Washington/Washington Softball Head Coach) has been selected as the Head Coach for the 2022 USA Softball Women’s National Team (WNT). Selected by members of the USA Softball Women’s National Team Selection Committee (WNTSC), Tarr will lead the Red, White and Blue at the 2022 World Games in addition to various international competitions throughout the year. A historic selection for the USA Softball National Teams program, Tarr will be the sixth female Head Coach at the helm of the WNT following Rosalie Sorenson (1970), Marge Ricker (1982), Carol Spanks (1987), Shirley Topley (1991) and Margie Wright (1998).
New Professional Softball League with Lauren Chamberlain as Commissioner
Oct 1, 2021Oklahoma City, OK - WPF (Women's Professional Fastpitch) is excited to announce the launch of their new professional softball league, slated to begin play in June of 2022. WPF aims to provide a long-lasting and viable option for softball players post-collegiate play, with the ultimate goal of making the professional dream a real possibility for young girls across the world.
Athletes Unlimited Softball Unveils 2021 All-Defensive Team
Sep 29, 2021ROSEMONT, Illinois – Athletes Unlimited Softball today named nine players to its inaugural All-Defensive Team prior to the final games of its second season. One of the nine members of the team will also be selected as the GEICO Defensive Player of the Year, as determined by a player and Unlimited Club fan vote, which runs through tonight’s first game that starts at 7 p.m. ET. In addition, the ballot will determine the Rookie of the Year honoree from among the league’s 13 eligible players.
Aleshia Ocasio Crowned Athletes Unlimited Softball Season 2 Champion
Sep 29, 2021By Bruce Miles
2021 Easton/NFCA Assistant Coaches of the Year
Sep 29, 2021LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The 2021 Easton/NFCA Assistant Coach of the Year recipients were announced on Tuesday afternoon. Garnering honors this year are Jennifer Herzig (James Madison University / DI), Matt Jackson (William Jewell College / DII), Mary Karen Wheat (University of Rochester / DIII), Becky Martinez (Siena Heights University / NAIA), TJ Webb (Seminole State College / NJCAA DI), Stacey Birdsong (Parkland College / NJCAA DII), Vivi Marquez (Rock Valley College / NJCAA DIII), Morgan McGee (Santiago Canyon College / Cal JC), Clint Hoelscher (Papillion-LaVista High School) and Frank D. Iovine (New Jersey Ruthless 14U-Lensch / TB).
Team Jaquish Squeezes by Team Chidester in 9 Innings, 10-8
Sep 27, 2021By Bruce Miles
Athletes Unlimited | Week 5 Rosters
Sep 22, 2021By Alexandra Licata
Team Chidester Defeats Team Osterman, 6-1
Sep 20, 2021By Bruce Miles
Team Ocasio Offense Explodes for 14 Runs in Victory over Team Jaquish
Sep 19, 2021By Bruce Miles
Athletes Unlimited | Week 4 Rosters
Sep 15, 2021By Bruce Miles
Team Jaquish Defeats Team Osterman in Extra Innings
Sep 13, 2021By Bruce Miles
Team Ocasio Secures Victory with 7-Run Fifth Inning
Sep 13, 2021By Bruce Miles
Women's College World Series Adds Two Days
Sep 10, 2021The Division I Competition Oversight Committee approved expanding the Women's College World Series to a nine-day event, beginning with the 2022 championship (June 2-10).
Bill Hicks, Coach & Recruiting Director For Firecrackers Organization, Dies
Sep 8, 2021The softball community is mourning after the loss of Coach Bill Hicks.
Athletes Unlimited | Week 3 Teams
Sep 8, 2021By Bruce Miles