CAMP POINT, Ill. It's easy to forgive Jacey Nall for believing the Central softball team's streak of four straight regional championships would end this spring. Seven graduating players had served as the nucleus for the Panthers' postseason runs and had
CANTON, Mo. Johnathan Bastian was well versed about softball in the community while serving as an assistant coach for his wife, Jordan, with the Culver-Stockton College softball program. When he heard last year that the Canton softball coaching job was op
KRISTIN MARTIN INF., Sr., Notre Dame The stats: Martin batted a team-high .404 for the Raiders, driving in 35 runs, and scoring 35 runs in 36 games. She also had 16 extra-base hits, including 10 doubles. She was walked 12 times and hit by five pitches, he
Second team Kiley Espinoza, INF, Jr. Quincy Skyler Kauble, INF, Jr., Monroe City Tori Weir, INF, Sr., Western Emily Schreacke, INF, Soph., Payson Seymour Kailey Wall, OF, Fr., QND Lauryn Hinthorne, OF, Jr., Payson Seymour McKinley Jennings, OF,
ABINGDON – Illini Bluffs went into the postseason as a sub-.500 team, but Tigers coach Jim Belville knew anything could happen in the postseason. "It's one game. Any team can beat another team," Belville said. "I know that's cliché, but it's a cliché for
CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Jacey Nall believes Saturday's Class 1A sectional championship game can be used as a way to measure how much the Central softball team improved this season. "We improved so much, especially in the little parts of the game," said Nall, o
FARMINGTON, Ill. -- Through five scoreless innings Wednesday, Illini West pitcher Blair Boston didn't allow the Brimfield softball team to get a runner past second base. The Chargers didn't put up quite as good of a roadblock in the sixth inning.
CAMP POINT, Ill. -- The Brown County softball team didn't have a batter reach base since the fourth, but two errors gave the Hornets runners on first and second base with one out as they trailed Hardin Calhoun by a run. "We just needed two more base hits,"
CAMP POINT, Ill. -- The outlook was bleak for the Central softball team as it entered the bottom of the seventh inning. Central trailed 1-0 and had its sixth, seventh and eighth hitters due to bat. They were a combined 1 for 6 with three strikeouts at that