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  1. JMU Dukes Softball Never Backs Down From A Challenge

    JMU Dukes Softball Never Backs Down From A Challenge

    Mar 18, 2021

    James Madison University head softball coach Loren LaPorte is becoming accustomed to change. The past year has certainly had its fair share. Since last March, LaPorte has experienced a shutdown 19 games into the season, having a baby, a reduced schedule this season, and two games already canceled due to COVID-19.

  2. Kate Gordon Delivers Good Will & Meals To Page County During Pandemic

    Kate Gordon Delivers Good Will & Meals To Page County During Pandemic

    Jul 6, 2020

    As the James Madison University softball program’s career leader in home runs, Kate Gordon has earned the reputation as someone who delivers at the plate. Gordon has delivered in other situations this year as well.

  3. Club Softball Teams To Launch Heart Of America Elite Fastpitch League

    Club Softball Teams To Launch Heart Of America Elite Fastpitch League

    May 13, 2020

    Following the announcement of the Texas Fastpitch League, the Heart of America Elite Fastpitch League (HFL) made a similar announcement that will include club softball teams from 21 states.

  4. ACC Cancels All Athletic Activities Through End of 2019-20 Academic Year

    ACC Cancels All Athletic Activities Through End of 2019-20 Academic Year

    Mar 17, 2020

    ACC Cancels All Athletic Activities Through End of 2019-20 Academic Year

  5. ACC Suspends All Athletic Related Activities

    ACC Suspends All Athletic Related Activities

    Mar 13, 2020

    Statement from the Atlantic Coast Conference:“The Atlantic Coast Conference has suspended all athletic-related activities including all competition, formal and organized practice, recruiting and participation in NCAA championships until further notice. The decision was made following consultation with the league’s presidents and athletic directors to mitigate the further spread of COVID-19.”

  6. Loudon County Remembers Madison Small

    Loudon County Remembers Madison Small

    Oct 10, 2016

    In Loudon County, softball teams gathered to honor Madison Small. Small died suddenly from a form of bacterial meningitis. Two softball fields at Trailside Park in Ashburn, Virginia were named, "Madison Small Softball Complex" in her memory.