Youth Sports Leaders Form PLAY Sports Coalition
May 1, 2020PLAY Sports Coalition Press Release
Div I Council Extends Eligibility For Student-Athletes Impacted By COVID-19
Mar 30, 2020The Division I Council on Monday voted to allow schools to provide spring-sport student-athletes an additional season of competition and an extension of their period of eligibility.
Canada Will Not Send Athletes To 2020 Summer Olympics Games Due To COVID-19
Mar 23, 2020TORONTO (March 22, 2020) – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), backed by their Athletes’ Commissions, National Sports Organizations and the Government of Canada, have made the difficult decision to not send Canadian teams to the Olympic and Paralympic Games in the summer of 2020.
USA U17 Men's National Team Tops No. 2 Canada At Pan American
Nov 4, 2019GUATEMALA CITY — In their U-17 Men’s Pan American Championship opener, the USA Softball U-17 Men’s National Team (MNT) claimed an impressive 10-5 eight-inning victory over world-ranked No. 2 Canada. Cody Gibbons (St. Paul, Minn.) went the distance for the Red, White, and Blue, while the offense exploded with a six-run eighth inning to capture the win.
Argentina Captures First-Ever Men's Softball World Championship
Jun 24, 2019PRAGUE, Czech Republic — Argentina was crowned the World Champions in Men’s Softball for the first time in history, causing a buzz across social media. In the Final on Sunday, the South American team defeated Japan, 3-2, in ten innings, in one of the most exciting games in the history of the WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship — the highest level of competition in softball. Huemul Mata went the distance and fanned 17 to claim the win, while Manuel Godoy hit the game-winning RBI single in the top of the tenth.
Canada Edges Out New Zealand For Bronze Men's Softball World Championship
Jun 23, 2019Patrick Burns pitched a three-hit, one-run complete game to guide Canada to the Bronze Medal in the Men’s Softball World Championship 2019. Today the Red and White team beat New Zealand, 2-1, and collected the 13th medal in the history of the event.
USA Places Fifth At XVI Men's Softball World Championship
Jun 23, 2019Two homers by Matt Palazzo and Erick Ochoa produced all the offense needed for USA as the team claimed the fifth place in the World Championship with a 5-4 victory over Venezuela. USA finished fifth place in the tournament, while Venezuela ended sixth. Both teams climbed one position from the World Championship 2017.
USA Softball Announces WBSC Men's Softball World Championship Roster
Jun 12, 2019OKLAHOMA CITY – The final roster for the 2019 USA Softball Men’s National Team (MNT) was announced today by USA Softball. The 17-member roster will compete in the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Men’s Softball World Championship (MWC) set to take place July 13-23 in Prague, Czech Republic. The 16th edition of the men's flagship softball event will showcase 72 games of the highest-level softball competition in the world.
What To Watch For At WBSC XVI Men's Softball World Championship
Jun 10, 2019With eight teams expecting to make the playoffs again in the tournament, worldwide softball fans can expect intense competition in Group A of the XVI WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship, starting on Thursday in Prague. World No. 1 New Zealand, Japan (3), Argentina (5), host Czech Republic (7), Mexico (9), Botswana (13), Philippines (17) and Cuba (24) have all playoff experience, and will arrive to Europe aiming to finish as one of the top four teams of the group and advance to the decisive stage of the tournament.
Linda Garza Was Made For Fresno State
Mar 10, 2018By Tommy Deas