Softball regionals set in states with anti-trans laws

The NCAA named Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee as host schools for softball regionals on Sunday, bringing its postseason tournament to three states that have passed laws requiring athletes to compete in interscholastic sports according to their sex at birth. Legislation banning transgender athletes from competing in interscholastic sports has been introduced in dozens of states […]

North Texas’ Trautwein K’s all 21 in perfect game

PINE BLUFF, Ark. — How about this for perfection by North Texas softball pitcher Hope Trautwein: 21 batters faced, 21 strikeouts. Trautwein threw the perfect game Sunday, striking out all 21 Arkansas-Pine Bluff batters she faced in a 3-0 victory. It was the first perfect game in North Texas history and is believed to be […]

College softball player mocks Lonzo Ball’s workout technique

Not everyone is impressed with Lonzo Ball’s at-home workouts. Last week, the Pelicans point guard posted clips of his quarantine weight-lifting routine to Instagram, which included bench-presses and overhead lifts. Social media naturally had a field day at Ball’s expense, with former Wright State softball player Ashton Salyers among those shading his form. View this […]

USA TODAY High School Sports Awards: Los Angeles girls soccer nominees

The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards are slated to celebrate the top student-athletes in the Los Angeles area. On June 18, 2020, at 6 p.m., USA TODAY will fete high school standouts with a star-studded online show available free of charge to all viewers. The show will also be available on demand after the initial live […]