SOFTBALL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Softball team loses title due to premature celebration

There’s painful losses, there’s excruciating losses, there’s this-is-the-end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it losses, and then there’s what happened to the softball team from Wylie High School in Texas. Wylie was leading McKinney North 6-4 in the bottom of the final inning with two outs and the bases loaded. After a ground ball up the middle, Wylie tried to get the force out...
Via The Comeback
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Softball player pulls off behind-the-back bunt

Bunting is usually bad. But, if you can bunt from behind your back, I guess we can let that slide. Watch this softball player try it, and pull it off, no less: @19srowles killin the game. way to go girl. so proud of you #houseofhighlights #thatsnotmescreaming @houseofhighlights @bleacherreport A video posted by @victoriacisney on Apr 13, 2016 at 2:58pm PDT ...
Via The Comeback
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Scandal at Little League Softball World Series

By Larry Brown Little League International officials had to intervene after allegations arose that a team threw one of its games at the Little League Softball World Series in Portland, Ore. on Monday. South Snohomish Little League of Sonohomish, Wash. is accused of throwing its game against Southeast representative Rowan Little League of Salisbury, N.C. A great case can be made...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Softball catcher who elbowed opponents received threats

Earlier in June, a high school softball catcher in Texas made headlines when she elbowed two opposing players as they ran to home plate. Now, she’s getting some unwarranted abuse. Needville High School’s catcher was disciplined for her vicious actions — which school superintendent Curt Rhodes told KHOU.com were “isolated incidents” that were “truly out of character”...
Via NESN.com
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Softball catcher levels opponents with dirty elbows

By Larry Brown A high school softball player from Texas is going viral for the dirty moves she committed during a state championship game last weekend. Hargrave (Huffman, Texas) High School’s softball team defeated Needville 6-4 in the Texas state 4A championship game on Saturday. Needville junior catcher Megan Crosby was in a foul mood when Hargrave started scoring runs, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitcher throws perfect game with 23 strikeouts, still loses

By Larry Brown. In case you thought that a pitcher couldn’t lose while tossing a perfect game, we’re here to tell you that that is not the case. We have what happened to a high school softball pitcher Saturday as evidence to the contrary. Rachel Garcia, a senior pitcher from Highland High School (Palmdale, Calif.) and UCLA commit, pitched a perfect game in the finals of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: LSU softball almost kills teammate with flying bat

This, kids, is why you always have your eye on the hitter while doing your thing in the on-deck circle.…
Via Busted Coverage
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Softball players carry injured opponent around bases after HR

Florida Southern College senior Chelsea Oglevie pitched her final collegiate game in a 4-2 loss to Eckerd College on Saturday, but she left a winning impression on all in attendance by carrying her injured opponent around the bases. Eckerd sophomore Kara Oberer’s knee locked after hitting a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning, preventing her from trotting home...
Via NESN.com
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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