Softball Notebook

The Softball Channel’s Fastpitch Blog

Early Decision

Are High School Players Committing to Colleges Too Soon?
By Selena Collins
Chicago Bandit All-Star Catcher 2005/2006

I was trying to think of relevant topics the young softball generation would be interested in, and I found the ins and outs of college recruiting are on everyone’s mind as early as the freshman year of high school. Growing up […]

Pick Me!

College Recruiting in DIII
The college softball recruitment process for Division III is very similar to that for Division I, but there are a few differences. Here are a few tips for making the process as successful and stress-free as possible:
1- Make Contact
You should DEFINITELY contact college coaches instead of waiting to be discovered. With fewer […]

Roscoe Rebirth

The Rockford Thunder Gets A New Home
At the start of the 2008 National Pro Fastpitch season, the Rockford Thunder’s future couldn’t have looked brighter. Coming off an enormously successful inaugural season in Rockford that saw the team come within a hair’s breadth of the 2007 NPF Championship, the Thunder blasted into 2008 with a near-sweep […]