Softball

Softball offense features old and new pitchers

Softball offense features old and new pitchers

(PHOTO/April Irvin)   Megan Phillips  Staff Writer   While fans anxiously anticipate the start of the 2014 season, the ladies of the Troy Trojan’s softball team have already been hard at work preparing to make this year one to remember. Throughout the fall the team stayed in shape and on top of their game through the use of scrimmage games that allowed them an opportunity to get comfortable on the field. The team even played in a mini mock world series against themselves allowing the girls to not only get […]

by · January 23, 2014 · Softball, Sports
Softball strengthens offense with new players

Softball strengthens offense with new players

(PHOTO/Jennifer Carlisle)   Megan Phillips  Staff Writer   While spring sports like softball have been out of the minds of spectators since last year, the work never ends for the ladies of the Troy softball team, as they have been hard at work throughout the fall preparing for the upcoming 2014 season. “We have been practicing all fall and have played in a few scrimmage games,”  assistant coach Beth Wade said. “We have a lot of new kids coming in, and a lot of them will be working their way […]

by · January 16, 2014 · Softball, Sports
Troy Softball Complex Renovation Groundbreaking

Troy Softball Complex Renovation Groundbreaking

By Devin Smith Staff Writer   Saturday Troy University invested itself in future success with a groundbreaking ceremony. Players, parents, fans and various members of the University and softball program gathered at the softball complex, now under construction, to witness the beginning of the next chapter for Troy softball. Speakers, including Chancellor Jack Hawkins Jr. and Athletic Director John Hartwell, hinted at the expectations for the complex, placing it among the country’s elite. “When this facility is completed this spring our softball facility is going to be on par with […]

by · September 12, 2013 · Softball, Sports

Troy Softball 2013 WKU Story

By: Caleb Odom   The Trojan softball team was held at bay all weekend when Western Kentucky took all three games of the series in Troy. The Lady Toppers held Troy to just three runs combined the entire weekend. The Sunday game on April 21, was knotted up 2-2 in the top of the seventh WKU, like it had done all weekend, shut the door on the Trojans. Western Kentucky’s shortstop Amanda Thomas crushed the ball the dead center where Troy center fielder Ebony Wright tried to catch the ball […]

by · April 24, 2013 · Softball, Sports