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: Sierra Daniel Brings Speed, Power & Finesse

    Rising Star: Sierra Daniel Brings Speed, Power & Finesse

    Aug 19, 2022

    Speed can be a powerful weapon in a batting lineup. It also can bail out a baserunner when a mistake is made.
  4. Rising Star: Kylie Brockman Brings Energy, Motivation & Inspiration

    Rising Star: Kylie Brockman Brings Energy, Motivation & Inspiration

    Aug 13, 2022

    If you believe in yourself, you can do anything. If your team believes you can go far, you're more than capable.
  5. Rising Star: Complete-Game Victory From Erin Nuwer Caps PGF 16U Title

    Rising Star: Complete-Game Victory From Erin Nuwer Caps PGF 16U Title

    Aug 3, 2022

    As 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.
  6. Dominant Pitching Powers Thunderbolts To PGF National Championship

    Dominant Pitching Powers Thunderbolts To PGF National Championship

    Jul 31, 2022

    The 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.
  7. PGF 18U Championship Preview: Select Fastpitch, Birmingham 'Bolts Clash

    PGF 18U Championship Preview: Select Fastpitch, Birmingham 'Bolts Clash

    Jul 30, 2022

    Select Fastpitch and the Birmingham Thunderbolts have emerged from the bevy of outstanding clubs in the PGF National Championships 18U Premier division.
  8. PGF 16U Premier Championship Preview: Beverly Bandits Vs. Georgia Impact

    PGF 16U Premier Championship Preview: Beverly Bandits Vs. Georgia Impact

    Jul 30, 2022

    After 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.
  9. Rising Star: Bandits' Audrey Lowry Weathers The Highs & Lows Of Softball

    Rising Star: Bandits' Audrey Lowry Weathers The Highs & Lows Of Softball

    Jul 27, 2022

    April 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.
  10. Rising Star: Virginia Unity's Jayden Heavener Keeps Raising The Bar

    Rising Star: Virginia Unity's Jayden Heavener Keeps Raising The Bar

    Jul 20, 2022

    Since 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.
  11. PGF Nationals Helped Launch College Softball All-Americans

    PGF Nationals Helped Launch College Softball All-Americans

    Jul 19, 2022

    As the top event of the annual club softball circuit, the Premier Girls Fastpitch National Championships doubles as a showcase for future college stars.
  12. Rising Star: Thunderbolts' Larissa Preuitt Set To Roll With The Tide

    Rising Star: Thunderbolts' Larissa Preuitt Set To Roll With The Tide

    Jul 15, 2022

    Larissa 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.
  13. PGF 16U Nationals Feature The Stars Of The Future

    PGF 16U Nationals Feature The Stars Of The Future

    Jul 14, 2022

    Softball’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.
  14. Rising Star: Hotshots Ace Ava Brown Focused On Sendoff For Teammates

    Rising Star: Hotshots Ace Ava Brown Focused On Sendoff For Teammates

    Jul 13, 2022

    As much as Ava Brown loves to win, she hates losing even more.
  15. What To Watch For At The 2022 PGF 18U Premier National Championships

    What To Watch For At The 2022 PGF 18U Premier National Championships

    Jul 12, 2022

    Sun, surf and softball are on deck with the Premier Girls Fastpitch National Championships coming to Southern California.