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

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

    Oct 12, 2020

    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: 

  2. Rising Star: 2023 Shortstop Tallen Edwards Lives For The Big Moments

    Rising Star: 2023 Shortstop Tallen Edwards Lives For The Big Moments

    Sep 28, 2020

    At 15, Birmingham Thunderbolts shortstop Tallen Edwards already knows as much about running a business as many adults. She didn’t have to look far for a successful blueprint. Her father Larry is a private hitting instructor, while her mother Pam has owned a commercial cleaning business with her brother for the past 20 years.

  3. Rising Star: Nadia Barbary, 2022 Shortstop Bound For Mississippi State

    Rising Star: Nadia Barbary, 2022 Shortstop Bound For Mississippi State

    Sep 21, 2020

    Every once in a while, a coach’s dream comes true. For Atlanta Premier Gold coach Steven Locke, it happened in a remarkable way.

  4. Jordyn Bahl Named 2020-21 MaxPreps/NFCA High School Player of Week (Fall)

    Jordyn Bahl Named 2020-21 MaxPreps/NFCA High School Player of Week (Fall)

    Sep 21, 2020

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Jordyn Bahl of Papillion (Neb.) LaVista High School garnered 2020-21 MaxPreps/NFCA High School Player of the Week honors for her outstanding performance during the week of Sept 14-20.

  5. Division I Council Extends Recruiting Dead Period To Jan. 1, 2021

    Division I Council Extends Recruiting Dead Period To Jan. 1, 2021

    Sep 17, 2020

    The Division I Council extended the recruiting dead period through Jan. 1. The Council has been reviewing the dead period on a regular basis since April. A dead period precludes all in-person recruiting. Phone calls and correspondence can continue to occur.

  6. Leighann Goode, 2022 Infielder Verbally Commits To Texas

    Leighann Goode, 2022 Infielder Verbally Commits To Texas

    Sep 14, 2020

    Leighann Goode grew up watching Texas softball and dreaming of the day she would take the field in a Longhorn jersey. The San Antonio native is one step closer to making that dream a reality verbally committed to the University of Texas.