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Local softball standouts relish opportunity to play in all-star games

Metro Detroit

Local softball standouts relish opportunity to play in all-star games

July 23, 2015

MOUNT PLEASANT — On a picturesque summer day July 22 — with the sun shining, blue skies and light wind — the best softball players in the state all took the field at the same time for the 34th annual ...Read More

Local softball players relish opportunity to play in All-Star Game

Macomb County

Local softball players relish opportunity to play in All-Star Game

July 22, 2015

Several local players chosen to play in All-Star games ...Read More

Annual softball All-Star games set for July 22 at Central Michigan

Metro Detroit

Annual softball All-Star games set for July 22 at Central Michigan

July 10, 2015

It’s one last high school hurrah for some of the state’s best softball talent.From All-State to All-Stars, the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association is ready to lay out the red carpet for four games ...Read More

L’Anse Creuse softball coaches looks back at run to regionals

Harrison Township

L’Anse Creuse softball coaches looks back at run to regionals

June 25, 2015

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Longtime Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse softball coach Lisa Downey said her team had an amazing season in 2015.The Lancers played well in several regular-season tournaments, had another ...Read More

Softball coaches pick best players from 2015 season in OAA

Oakland County

Softball coaches pick best players from 2015 season in OAA

June 19, 2015

An overcast morning and afternoon June 13 in East Lansing signaled the official end of the 2015 softball season.But coaches in the Oakland Activities Association still had some work to do, namely selecting the players who ...Read More

Avondale softball coach looks back on district-title season

Auburn Hills

Avondale softball coach looks back on district-title season

June 16, 2015

It was a couple weeks prior to the Division 1 softball postseason when Auburn Hills Avondale coach Lisa Allain started seeing a difference in her team.“It was more that the team started bonding very well ...Read More

Close to another championship season

Grosse Pointe Woods

Close to another championship season

June 16, 2015

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett softball advanced all the way to the Division 4 quarterfinal, where the Knights lost to Unionville-Sebewaing 1-0 June 9 at Flint Kearsley. According to ...Read More

Regina softball downs Caledonia to win program's sixth state championship

Warren

Regina softball downs Caledonia to win program's sixth state championship

June 13, 2015

Regina ends season atop Division 1 ...Read More

Roseville softball coach reflects on team’s season

Roseville

Roseville softball coach reflects on team’s season

June 12, 2015

ROSEVILLE — Down 12-2 in a 2015 Division 1 district semifinal against Grosse Pointe North, the Roseville softball team could have crumbled and called it a season. Instead, the Panthers battled back, scoring nine ...Read More

Clintondale softball concludes banner year

Clinton Township

Clintondale softball concludes banner year

June 12, 2015

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — This season was one for the ages for the Clinton Township Clintondale softball team.The Dragons won 21 games — the most for the program in a single season. Clintondale beat Madison Heights ...Read More

Regina softball advances to D-1 state title game

Warren

Regina softball advances to D-1 state title game

June 11, 2015

Saddlelites to play for program's sixth state title ...Read More

Caledonia softball downs Mercy in state semis

Farmington Hills

Caledonia softball downs Mercy in state semis

June 11, 2015

EAST LANSING — The Caledonia High School softball team will make its first-ever appearance in a state title game after downing Farmington Hills Mercy 5-2 in a state semifinal June 11 at Michigan State ...Read More

South Lake softball wins second straight district title

St. Clair Shores

South Lake softball wins second straight district title

June 10, 2015

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores South Lake softball coach Dave Ahearn admitted that his team’s 2014 Division 2 district title that came in a 6-3 win over Center Line High was a bit unexpected. But on May ...Read More

Regina softball keeps run alive, advances to state semis with win over Allen Park

Detroit

Regina softball keeps run alive, advances to state semis with win over Allen Park

June 9, 2015

DETROIT  — The Warren Regina softball team started the season 3-11. It is now two wins away from the program’s sixth state title after downing Allen Park High 6-2 in a Division 1 state quarterfinal June 9 at ...Read More

Northwest softball wraps up season

Rochester Hills

Northwest softball wraps up season

June 9, 2015

In the end, Jeff Ludwig watched as his girls were simply ousted by a stronger team.A day after falling to Reese High in a Division 3 regional final, the Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest softball coach said he ...Read More

Mercy wins late in both regional games for first title since 2007

Farmington Hills

Mercy wins late in both regional games for first title since 2007

June 9, 2015

FARMINGTON HILLS — Andrea Elmore stood in the center of the circle with literally the season riding on her next pitch. A two-run lead had disappeared. The bases were now loaded, the count full and the ...Read More

Chieftains reach regional final

Utica

Chieftains reach regional final

June 8, 2015

GROSSE POINTE — For the first time in nearly a decade, Utica High softball was playing for a regional title.Sparked by a 2-0 district title win against Utica Ford on June 2, Utica translated that momentum into an 11-4 ...Read More

East Detroit softball coach proud of team following solid campaign

Eastpointe

East Detroit softball coach proud of team following solid campaign

June 8, 2015

EASTPOINTE — The East Detroit High softball team finished the season with a 16-15 mark. To put that into perspective, the Shamrocks won only 15 games from 2012-14. To add more context, the 16 wins are the most for ...Read More

Warren Regina outlasts Utica in regional final

Shelby Township

Warren Regina outlasts Utica in regional final

June 6, 2015

Warren Regina won its first regional title since 2007 by defeating Utica 7-2 on June 6 at Grosse Pointe North.Marissa Tiano led the day for Regina. She pitched a shutout in the semifinal against L'Anse Creuse, and she ...Read More

Mercy softball snaps regional drought, heads to quarterfinals for first time since 2007

Farmington Hills

Mercy softball snaps regional drought, heads to quarterfinals for first time since 2007

June 6, 2015

NOVI — From comfortably in control, to one pitch away from elimination, to dancing and singing in the middle of the infield.It’s playoff time after all, isn’t it?“The high and lows of this game are ...Read More