Tag Archives: sports
12
Aug

What it takes to be the number one pitcher on a team

Coach John Wooden once said that sports don’t build character they expose it. With that in mind let’s talk about pitching and the difference between being the number one, two, and three pitcher on a softball team. In baseball, a team will rotate up to four-or-five pitchers during the season not including the relievers and [...]

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04
Aug

Voices of experience

Part of the growth process for parents and players alike is learning from the mistakes and successes of those who have come before them. Here are some thoughts from the voices of experience that have shaped me as a person.

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28
Jul

The best players and teams

“A player who (makes) the team great is better than a great player…. The best players don’t necessarily make for the best teams,”

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17
Jul

Win or lose, the season is over. Now what?

Another softball season is drawing to a close. Rec ball and all-star teams are finishing up their state tournaments; the top teams will then be headed to their respective locations for national tournaments. Plus, the travel ball season will conclude with more national championships

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08
Jul

Coaches Quote of the Day

‎”If you’ll not settle for anything less than your best, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish in (life),” Vince Lombardi.

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20
May

Jennie Finch’s advice to softball players

West Coast Fastpitch recently interviewed Jennie Finch, former USA Softball player, and we asked her what advice she has for softball players. Watch her response below…

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18
May

Jennie Finch talks about playing multiple sports

Karen asked: “While in high school/college how did (Jennie Finch) balance…. softball and studies?” Also, did Jennie “participate in other sports and when did (she) know that softball was…. (her) main sport?” Watch the former USA Softball player’s answers below.

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19
Apr

If your attitude stinks people will smell it

The game is over. Your child’s team has lost. Losing isn’t fun, but that’s not the worst part.

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15
Apr

Tell us who you want to hear from…

Jennie Finch. Jessica Mendoza. Patty Gasso. Those are just some of the spokespeople for the sport of softball that we’ve heard from

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18
Mar

The risks of playing softball, continued

Quotes from story by Stephanie Cary, San Gabriel Valley Tribune Risk #3: SPORT-SPECIFIC INJURIES: BASEBALL and SOFTBALL “The most common injuries in baseball and softball are

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