Although she missed the majority of her senior softball season in high school, Pittsburgh native Jasmine Majors was happy to be able to return to the sport as a member of the Xavier University of Louisiana Gold Rush.
Kingsway Dragon’s girl’s softball team had an exciting season this year, and they continued their undefeated streak since 2014 against the GCIT Cheetahs. Coach Ward reported that both teams have a lot of skill and it was a great game. Neither team gave up — two tough teams battling until the end.
After this year we decided it’s time to start our own new team based out of Applewood. We plan to take this new 16u team to nationals in Florida. It takes a lot of time and energy to have a successful team these days because the competition is so fierce.
For Craig Cameron, summer softball was always a part of his summer while growing up. So it’s only natural that the sport has become a big part of his life. For the past six years he’s volunteered with the West Valley Softball Association, coaching and developing the skills of players aged seven to 18. This year, Craig is an assistant coach with West Valley’s U14 Division 3 team.
Danielle Lawrie, a Hall of Famer for Washington softball, helped Team Canada softball go further than they ever have before in the Olympics, winning the team’s first-ever medal in Tokyo.
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Engaged couple Amanda Chidester of the United States and Anissa Urtez of Mexico were both selected to the Olympic softball all-tournament team. Chidester was picked as the designated player and Urtez as the shortstop. Yamato Fujita of Japan was named most valuable player of the tournament. She hit .389 with three […]
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Canada had just won its first bronze medal in softball, the high point of the players’ careers, and the reality sunk in that there will be no chance to play in the Olympics again until at least 2028. Dropped by the International Olympic Committee for 2012 and 2016 and restored for […]
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Canada won its first Olympic medal in softball, taking the bronze with a 3-2 victory over Mexico on Tuesday behind 2 1/3 innings of scoreless, one-hit relief from Danielle Lawrie, the sister of former major leaguer Brett Lawrie. Lawrie (1-1), a veteran of Canada’s 2008 Olympic team and the 2009 and […]
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Canada pitched a big league sister act at Italy in the Olympic softball tournament. Danielle Lawrie, the 34-year-old sister of former major leaguer Brett Lawrie, allowed an unearned run and four hits over three innings in Canada’s 8-1, six-inning victory over Italy on Monday. Regula (1-0), the 39-year-old sister of retired […]
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Kelsey Stewart homered leading off the seventh inning, capping a late rally that gave the United States a 2-1 victory Monday over Japan to win the group stage at the Olympics and the right to bat last in the gold medal game. The U.S. trailed until Valerie Arioto’s RBI single in […]