In the frozen north, we have only a good five months to play our sport on the outdoor diamonds.
The majority of the training is spent indoors preparing for the season. One of the indoor drills that I h...
Thu, 30 Sep 1999 18:11:36 -0500
Nothing is more frustrating that to get runners on base and then take yourself out of the inning by poor baserunning.
As hard as we work on hitting mechanics, pitching mechanics and fielding, sometimes...
Wed, 29 Sep 1999 18:08:13 -0500
This week's Q&A guest is Carol Spanks.
Current School/Team: None, retired effective 6/30/99 after 40 years of teaching and coaching.
Number of years in coaching/teaching: Twenty years teaching an...
Mon, 27 Sep 1999 18:03:22 -0500
Iowa's Kelly Zielstra held Wisconsin to three hits and the Hawkeyes broke a scoreless tie with a two-run sixth inning to win the championship of the National Invitational Classic on Sept. 26 in Moline, I...
Mon, 27 Sep 1999 17:57:24 -0500
The off-season is a great time to think of ways to improve our softball teams. Coaches at all levels of play are always concerned about maximizing efficiency in their practices. We all have a limited amo...
Fri, 24 Sep 1999 17:53:33 -0500
Each Wednesday, Home Plate presents a drill which we hope will be of use to fastpitch coaches.
This week's drill is called "Four Corners" and was submitted by Rick Zimmerman, head coach at Pe...
Wed, 22 Sep 1999 17:50:57 -0500
Beginning this week, NFCA Home Plate will conduct an interview with a member head coach.
This week's guest is Sandy Jerstad, head softball coach at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Mon, 20 Sep 1999 17:42:53 -0500
The University of Missouri, regional runner-up to eventual 1999 Women's College World Series Champion UCLA, and the University of Nebraska at Kearney, which finished second at the 1999 NCAA Division II N...
Fri, 17 Sep 1999 17:35:34 -0500
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that the NAIA Softball National Championship will return to Decatur, Ala., and the Wilson Morgan Softball Complex in May of the ...
Wed, 15 Sep 1999 17:32:04 -0500
San Diego, CA - Australia didn't take advantage of its first-inning opportunity, but Team USA capitalized during its first at-bat, and that was the difference as the USA posted a 5-0 victory Sunday after...
Mon, 13 Sep 1999 17:29:30 -0500
This is what we do at Brandywine High School to raise about $1000/season for the softball program.
I produce a letter (on school letterhead) explaining the need to improveour program. It could be equ...
Mon, 13 Sep 1999 17:25:59 -0500
San Diego, CA - Danielle Henderson threw a complete game two-hitter with 16 strikeouts and no walks allowed as the USA blanked Canada 7-0 in the second day of softball competition at the 1999 Bank of Ame...
Sun, 12 Sep 1999 17:23:34 -0500
San Diego, CA - Sheila Douty hit a two-run homerun in the bottom of the seventh inning Saturday night to lift the USA past Australia 3-2 in the final game of round-robin play at the 1999 Bank of America/...
Sun, 12 Sep 1999 17:20:04 -0500
San Diego, CA---The USA Softball Women's National Team defeated New Zealand 4-1 in its opening game of the 1999 Bank of America/U.S. Olympic Cup in San Diego on Friday night, Sept. 10.
The USA scored ...
Sat, 11 Sep 1999 17:18:02 -0500
The Fifth Annual South Atlantic Invitational, a prestigous NCAA Division II softball tournament held March 3-5, 2000, at beautiful Cherry Park in Rock Hill, S.C., hosted by Queens College (Charlott...
Sat, 11 Sep 1999 17:16:11 -0500
Team Fastpitch in Mobile, Ala. is trying to start a fastpitch league and would like to purchase used equipment to get started. Any equipment, as well as books and tapes, would be helpful. If you have equ...
Sat, 11 Sep 1999 17:14:34 -0500
MACOMB, IL - With 18 NCAA Division I universities committed to participate, the pool-play schedule has been set for the 1999 State Farm National Invitational Championship.
Eighteen games will take pl...
Thu, 09 Sep 1999 17:07:28 -0500
No. Player Home Town Pos. Ht. B/T 11 Christie Ambrosi Overland Park, KS of 5'8" l/r 44 Laura Berg Santa Fe Springs, CA of 5'6"...
Mon, 06 Sep 1999 16:51:55 -0500
Three softball players were among the 51 state winners of the 1999 NCAA Woman of the Year award. The award recognizes female senior student-athletes for accomplishments in academics, athletics and commun...
Fri, 03 Sep 1999 16:50:05 -0500
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