Lauren Woodall’s home run and Haley Herndon’s four RBIs were among the highlights for the Abingdon Falcons on Friday in their 11-4 road win over Magna Vista in the opening round of the VHSL Region 3D softball tournament.
It was another impressive performance by the Lebanon Pioneers, who are the only unbeaten softball team still standing in far Southwest Virginia.
Ridgeview freshman Caiti Hill hit two home runs and drove in eight to lead the Wolfpack past Wise County Central...Other standouts on Thursday were Abigail Street (Patrick Henry), Maria Wilson and Adie Ratcliffe (Virginia High), Will Stansberry (Eastside), Isabella Blagg (Union), Alex Rasnick (Union) and Yianni Kapranos (George Wythe).
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Giselle Juarez re-emerged as the star pitcher Oklahoma needed to complement its high-powered offense, and now the Sooners…
It was the closest game and fewest runs of the season for Lebanon, but the Pioneers still advanced to the Southwest District softball championship game with a 4-2 win over Marion.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma softball coach Patty Gasso has had enough.
According to Richlands softball coach James Cochran, junior Chloe Perkins comes ready to work every day. That work ethic came in handy Tuesday evening, producing a game-winning walkoff single in the bottom of the seventh to lead the Blue Tornado past Virginia High 4-3 in the Southwest District semifinals.
DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Rockies sluggers Larry Walker and Vinny Castilla will play in the All-Star celebrity softball game following the Futures Game at Denver's Coors Field on July 11 along with Cy Young Award winner CC Sabathia, former All-Star Hunter Pence and Olympic gold medal softball player Jennie Finch.
John Battle High School senior Logan Leonard lashed two home runs in a Mountain 7 District softball win at Ridgeview last month and one of those longballs left an impression on head coach Hannah Light Cress of the Trojans.
Bryson Hamlet picked up the first win for the Bristol State Liners in Thursday's 7-6 Appalachian League win over the Johnson City Doughboys. Bristol will play host to the Elizabethton River Riders today at 6 p.m. at DeVault Stadium.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Senior Football Game will be held today at Fuller Field at EMats Stadium in Honaker. Kickoff is slated for 2 p.m...In other local news, Science Hill graduate Will Craig has been designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates...ETSU has relieved Brad Irwin of his softball coaching duties after 11 seasons with the Buccaneers.
Thomas Francisco and Cade Hungate (Abingdon), Michael Robinson (Elizabethton), Hunter Wolfe (TCU) , Nick Ascue (Georgia Tech) among the local contingent on the road to Omaha.
Taylor Perry didn't let the 2020 cancelled season keep her from improving her game. She has been a hitting star for Eastside this season, and will lead the Spartans into a big game today against Thomas Walker with the winner taking over first place in the Cumberland District.
Sydney Nunley and Iyana Smith each had two hits as the Abingdon Falcons recorded a 9-4 Mountain 7 District softball victory over the Lee High Generals on Monday.
SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s Olympic softball squad left Sydney bound for Japan on Monday and will be among the earliest arrivals for the Tokyo Games.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers are considering legislation to allow college athletes to make money on product endorsements.
Science Hill is once again the king of the hill.
SALTVILLE, Va. — The Northwood Panthers softball team got a little help from a friend this week.
“The season has been one to remember,” Slagle said. “To summarize it shortly, it has been history in the making.”
J.W. Salyers was all smiles Monday night as the drizzle fell onto Shupe Field moments after his ball club exited the diamond victorious.
Emory & Henry’s journey in the NCAA Division III softball tournament came to an end on Sunday as the Wasps fell to Texas Lutheran, 10-2, in the Seguin Region championship in Seguin, Texas.