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Throwing Heat: How To Improve Pitching Technique
If you are looking to start throwing heat then it’s time to work on how to better improve pitching technique. No matter if you just are starting or if you are looking to level up with sights on the big leagues, all pitchers can benefit from learning new ways... Read more
Livermore Stampede Roundup | San Ramon Valley Softball Storms Into Semis
Danville’s San Ramon Valley Softball Is Using Stampede To Announce Presence With Authority; NorCal No. 1 No-Hits No. 2 • PICTURED ABOVE: San Ramon Valley Senior Pitcher, Paige McLeod. (Ben Enos photo) As it looks to make noise in an always-crowded East Bay Athletic League softball hierarchy, San Ramon... Read more
Placer Hosts Back-to-Back AllStar Slugfests
10U Little League All-Stars Tournament, July 19-26 Twin Oaks Park in Rocklin will be home base for the 10U NorCal State Little League Tournament, July 19-26. Placer Valley Tourism is teaming up with Rocklin Little League to host this competitive All-Stars event that showcases nearly 100 ball players! Teams... Read more
10 Questions To Test Your NorCal High School Softball Players knowledge
We know high school softball doesn’t return until 2019. But, here’s a fun 10 questions to test your NorCal High School softball players knowledge. Can you score a perfect 10 out of 10? Catch More NorCal High School Softball We wrapped up the 2018 season with our All-NorCal... Read more
USA Softball Western Nationals Swings into Placer
Maidu Park in Roseville and Foskett Park in Lincoln gear up for Major Girls Softball Competition, Skills Competition USA Softball of Sacramento with Placer Valley Tourism will be hosting the USA Softball Western Nationals Championship for the 16u A & B divisions and the 18u B division on July 24-29. The six-day event attracts... Read more
St. Jos’ Caroline Evans • SportStar of the Week
EVANS ACE: St. Joseph Notre Dame-Alameda Freshman Softball Caroline Evans looked like anything but a freshman during the North Coast Section Division IV championship game on June 2.   She tossed the first no-hitter of her high school career, striking out five and walking none in a 4-0 shutout of Del... Read more
Masterful Communication Aids Elk Grove High Softball
21st Century Clout Coach Amanda Buck operates her Elk Grove High softball team like a finely-crafted marketing plan. The team mission adjusts pitch-by-pitch to the calls of assistant coach Jake Lively, corresponding with color-coded commands on each player’s arm band. Play is often stalled to discuss strategies with coaches,... Read more
2018 Softball Preview: 20 Players To Watch
Prior To The 2018 Season, SportStars Highlights 20 NorCal Players To Keep An Eye On Click here to see our 20 Baseball Players To Watch. Enjoy our SportStars Magazine High School Softball Preview below. PITCHERS Grace Garcia (Half Moon Bay), Sr. — Led Cougars to 23-3 record in 2017 by... Read more
NorCal High School Softball Preseason Top 20
We See No Reason To Doubt The Dynasty That Is Huskies Softball, But A Few Other Defending Section Champions Look Just As Daunting • 1. Sheldon-Sacramento (30-2 in 2017) Sticking the Huskies dynasty right back where we last left it seemed an easy call. Though Sheldon graduated the 2017... Read more
Foothill High School Softball: Queens Of The Hill
Recent History Shows Repeating As North Coast Section Division I Softball Champs Is No Easy Task — But Few Teams Have Been Built For It Like Foothill-Pleasanton • Winning the North Coast Section Division I softball championship with a very young, extremely talented team in 2017 was an impressive... Read more
Sheldon High School Softball: Details On Demand
Sheldon-Sacramento Has Built Its Sac-Joaquin Section Softball Dynasty Upon Mastering The Little Things — And The 2018 Squad Is Already At Work • There’s nothing simple about winning three consecutive Sac-Joaquin Section Division I softball championships and seven titles in the last 11 years. And it’s no simple task... Read more
USA Softball Showcase Set For September
USA Softball of Sacramento, Superior Showcase Softball and Placer Valley Tourism are teaming up again this coming Labor Day Weekend for the USA Softball Pacific Northwest Invasion Showcase. This Showcase will kick off with a camp on Sept. 1 at Foskett Park in Lincoln, and the tournament games will... Read more