1. Rising Star: Mattie Beliveau Is A Bulldog In The Circle

    Rising Star: Mattie Beliveau Is A Bulldog In The Circle

    Sep 22, 2022

    Illness knows no season. It can strike anytime: on Christmas, a birthday, even before a high school softball playoff game.
  2. Rising Star: Taylor Troutman Plays The Game With A Smile

    Rising Star: Taylor Troutman Plays The Game With A Smile

    Sep 15, 2022

    Occasionally before a practice, Shannon Troutman gathers his Henderson County (Kentucky) High softball team into several groups to square off in a home run contest. It's a fun way to not only get the competitive juices flowing, but to encourage the players to challenge themselves and each other.
  3. Rising Star: Tia Milloy Is Keeping A Softball Family Tradition

    Rising Star: Tia Milloy Is Keeping A Softball Family Tradition

    Sep 9, 2022

    September 1 is a day many softball players entering their junior year of high school circle on their calendars long before it arrives.
  4. Rising Star: How Mojo's Ashtyn Danley Learned To Appreciate The Game

    Rising Star: How Mojo's Ashtyn Danley Learned To Appreciate The Game

    Sep 1, 2022

    Being 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.
  5. Rising Star: Patience Finally Pays Off For Cassidy McLellan

    Rising Star: Patience Finally Pays Off For Cassidy McLellan

    Aug 25, 2022

    The 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.
  6. 2021 Final East vs. West PGF All Americans Teams Announced

    2021 Final East vs. West PGF All Americans Teams Announced

    Jun 8, 2021

    2021 Final East vs. West PGF All Americans teams were announced and will air July 31 at 6:30 PM PT on ESPNU.
  7. 2021 PGF All-American Regional Final Teams Announced

    2021 PGF All-American Regional Final Teams Announced

    May 11, 2021

    The best of the best softball players in the class of 2021 top the PGF All-American Regional Final Teams. See who made the list from all six regions.
  8. The Story Of Kami Kortokrax's Verbal Commitment To Ohio State

    The Story Of Kami Kortokrax's Verbal Commitment To Ohio State

    Mar 9, 2021

    Committing is a time that all hard-working athletes look forward to, but it can also be one of the hardest decisions we have to make. My name is Kami Kortokrax and I am a senior at Bishop Hartley High School in Columbus, Ohio. I was blessed to be a part of the Beverly Bandits that are nationally known for the level of softball they play at.
  9. Player's Blog: Madison Edwards, 2023 Middle Infielder, Team NC Hinde

    Player's Blog: Madison Edwards, 2023 Middle Infielder, Team NC Hinde

    Mar 8, 2021

    I am Madison Edwards and I go to Clarke County High School in Berryville, Virginia. I am a 2023 middle infielder for Team North Carolina Hinde. I am truly grateful to be a part of Team North Carolina Hinde. This team isn't just a regular group of girls. We are a family, on and off the field. 
  10. Virtual Softball Clinic To Benefit Youth Coaches & Volunteer Coaches

    Virtual Softball Clinic To Benefit Youth Coaches & Volunteer Coaches

    Feb 4, 2021

    This virtual coaches clinic was 100 percent Bobby Buchanan’s idea. He felt called to try and find a way to give back to the game that has given him so much. Bobby started as a volunteer at Texas State University and understands the volunteer lifestyle. 
  11. Robby Wilson, NSR Scout Passes Away From COVID-19 Complications

    Robby Wilson, NSR Scout Passes Away From COVID-19 Complications

    Jan 12, 2021

    We are deeply saddened to report that Robby Wilson, NSR Director of Scouting passed away this morning around 3:30 AM after a hard-fought battle with COVID-19.
  12. 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:
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.