Softball

Gatorade POY

Gatorade Female High School Player of the Year

One of our favorite events every year is the Gatorade Player of the Year banquet which honors the best high school athletes in the nation. Winners are selected based on athletic excellence, academic achievement and exemplary character. Since its inception 29 years ago, the Gatorade Player of the Year program has become one of the most prestigious high …

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jennie finch

Jennie Finch Talks Softball, Women’s Sports & Capital One Cup

University of Florida gymnasts Mackenzie Caquatto and Alaina Johnson and softball pitcher Hannah Rogers accepted the Capital One Cup Trophy on behalf of the entire Gator women’s athletics program on Wednesday night at the ESPY Awards. The Cup was presented by Gator great and five-time U.S. Olympian Dara Torres. Earlier in the day we caught …

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Hunger Games

#ToughTuesday: Top Stories You May Have Missed

Hunger Games’ Makes Archery More Popular: Archery got a serious boost to its cool factor before the 2000 Olympics when Academy Award winner Geena Davis advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. team trials. Now another dose of Hollywood is helping archery reach new levels of popularity, and it only figures to increase with The Hunger Games: Catching …

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[Video] Oklahoma Pitcher Keilani Ricketts Wins 2013 Honda Cup

Sooners softball fans were hardly surprised when Keilani Ricketts, who dominated collegiate softball all season, was named the 2013 Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and recipient of The Honda Cup. Ricketts, who has been called “her sport’s Babe Ruth,” was presented the prestigious award tonight in a live telecast from USC’s Galen Center Founders Club in …

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Wrestling in shock as IOC drops sport from 2020 Olympics

The wrestling world was left in a state of shock after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made a surprise recommendation in Switzerland on Tuesday to drop the sport from the 2020 Games. Wrestling is known as the world’s oldest competitive sport. Cave drawings of wrestling date as far back as 3000 BC and the sport was …

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“World Series of Women’s Softball” to Feature Nation’s Professional Women’s Softball Semi-Final & Championship Series

Rosemont, IL – In August, Rosemont will be bustling with the nation’s top professional women’s softball teams for the 2012 National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Championship Series to be held August 23-26 at the Ballpark at Rosemont. Located at 27 Jennie Finch Way, The Ballpark at Rosemont is home to the NPF’s defending Cowles Cup Champion, …

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