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The Canyon Del Oro softball team has gone back to the past for their new coach. Two-time state champion Kelly Fowler returns to lead the Dorados for the third time.
Although it will not be official until the Amphi School District Governing Board meets on September 23, Kelly Fowler will return as head coach of the Canyon Del Oro softball team.
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Canyon Del Oro is expected to announce the hiring of a new softball coach sometime next week.
Little League softball usually takes a back seat to Little League baseball, but it is hard to argue with the track record of success at Thornydale Little League. The league based out of Arthur Pack Park has been dominant.
Thornydale Little League Softball All-Stars have a rich tradition of success when many other leagues have struggled.
Although host Thornydale was unable to win the Junior Softball All-Star West Regional, they did finish strong in the event, beating Tillamook, Oregon 16-3 in the consolation final.
Ashley Monceaux will coach the Mountain View softball team next season.
Mountain View has hired new baseball and softball coaches for the 2014-15 season.
Thornydale’s run at the Arizona State Little League 9/10 Softball Tournament came to an end on Sunday night. Thornydale fell 7-0 to Ponytail GSL, their second loss in the double-elimination tournaments.
The Thornydale 9-10 Softball All-Stars stayed alive in the state tournament with a 1-0 win on Saturday night.
Three days a week you will find Andy Morales at Rio Vista Elementary School. On the surface this would not seem like much of a big deal, after all he is the school’s physical education teacher, but Morales does not have any classes to teach. Technically, Morales is on summer vacation, but still comes out those three days a week to tend to various projects he has going on.
Abe Grijalva is the new Head Softball Coach at Flowing Wells.
Oro Valley resident Abe Grijalva was named the new softball coach at Flowing Wells last week. Grijalva, the longtime softball coach for Douglas High School, semi-retired to Oro Valley after 30 years at Douglas, 17 coaching softball.
Pima Community College softball player Alexis Dotson made her decision and will continue her collegiate career at the University of Arizona in the fall.
The District 5 Little League baseball tournaments have all but come to a close. Just two area teas are still alive and when the weekend is over four area teams will have won district titles.
The first week of the District 5 Little League All-Star tournaments are over and things are really starting to take shape. After a full week and a busy weekend one champion has been crowned, and the championship brackets are set.
(Family Features) The Big Ten, the nation's oldest collegiate conference, is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the prestigious Big Ten Medal of Honor by highlighting its 2014 class of honorees. Twenty-four student-athletes from 17 different sports received the honor, the first established award in intercollegiate athletics to demonstrate support for the educational emphasis placed on athletics.
The statistics said Mountain View High School graduate Jessica Sipe should not have been there. She had a better chance of being pregnant than playing in a national championship game. She had a better chance of being in jail than being the potential go-ahead run. The statistics said she was far more likely to be in rehab than crossing home plate. However, Sipe decided at a young age that she was going to defy the odds.
The first night of District 5 All-Star baseball and softball tournaments began on Monday. Here are the results as well as Tuesday’s match-ups.
The District 5 Little League All-Star Tournaments begin on Monday and a handful of area teams will be in action.
It is safe to say that Canyon Del Oro’s Sammy Nettling maximized her high school experience. The recent graduate was a three-sport standout, graduated near the top of her class and if that was not enough she worked hard to raise money for charity.
District 5 All-Star tournaments begin on Monday. Here are the Thornydale LL rosters:
The District 5 All-Star baseball and softball tournaments begin on Monday. Here are the rosters for CDO Little League: