Football coaches often talk about taking what the defense gives you. It’s time for the TSSAA — and everybody — to adopt that mindset when dealing with athletics and the global pandemic.
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UVA Wise junior third baseman Kaylee Jones has been named the 2020 Virginia Sports Information Directors College Division Softball player of the year.
Eastside softball coach Suzi Atwood has seen plenty of pictures of her teams at Coeburn and Eastside, but one photo seems to stick out.
Behind many successful teams at Daniel Boone lie power and agility. And the man helping construct those elements is Charlie Conner, who oversees the strength and conditioning programs for many Trailblazers sports.
There was no high school softball this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, which robbed many deserving players of a chance to shine on the softball diamond.
Gate City multisport star Sarah Thompson took some time out to answer some questions about winning a state championship in basketball, the loss of the spring sports season and her future.
Jaycie Jenkins played just a couple of games in what most consider her best sport. Despite missing most of the softball season because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Daniel Boone senior was the easy choice for the 2019-20 Times News Female Athlete of the Year.
Unusual circumstances led to Daniel Boone senior pitcher Nickolette Ferguson being chosen the Times News/Johnson City Press Sweet 19 softball player of the year.
It was a season that ended shortly after it began for Northeast Tennessee softball. But there were still players deserving of special recognition. This year’s Times News/Johnson City Press Sweet 19 team is a reflection of that.
Two local standouts are among nine players from four states who have signed on to play softball next spring at Virginia-Wise.
If Ronnie Carter wanted to shoot for the moon, why not blast off from a stadium with such a rich history that it was the site where a 17-year-old girl struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in succession?
COVID-19 does not discriminate when it comes to the type of sports being affected this spring. The Rampage softball program is among those feeling the sting of the coronavirus pandemic.