After weeks of messing around with positions and line-ups, trying to figure out the ones that work best for the team – and listening to plenty of parent complaints in the meantime, the time had come to do that thing that nobody wants us to do. We sat the girls down, told them this was our last week of dilly-dallying, and that each child was personally responsible for earning their own spots on the field and in the line-up.
The bomb had droppedRead More
Unless you are part of a huge fastpitch organization, there are very little checks and balances in place when it comes to fastpitch softball travel teams. Normally, a parent or two get together chatting over morning coffee or a back yard barbecue and decide that they want their daughters to play travel. And then, a…Read More
We got perhaps the BEST fan question ever last week. A fan question, that each of us as adults, and parents HAS to at least ask ourselves from time to time. When it comes to softball, and softball parents and players – most of us identify the it as a “WE” relationship. But is it REALLY…Read More
It’s Nationals week. All over the United States, girls – young and older are traveling far away from home to play in what is seen as the most competitive venues in softball. It’s like the Women’s College World Series for travel leagues, whether they play USSSA, ASA or any other type of competitive league…Read More