It’s not the ESPYs, but 28 others have been chosen alongside Gatorade National Player of the Year Madilyn Nickles and Ms. Softball State Player of the Year Nicole Bates in being among this year’s All-State Super Elite first team. This is the 34th consecutive year of the Cal-Hi Sports all-state teams in softball and it’s […]
In addition to Nicole Bates, statewide honors also are going out to Camryn Ybarra of Mission Viejo (juniors), Vanessa Strong from Freedom of Oakley (sophs), Kinzie Hansen of Norco (frosh), Madilyn Nickles of Merced (large schools) and Kailia Searcy from Paraclete of Lancaster (small schools).
You might think that with a California girl being named this week as the Gatorade National Player of the Year that the annual Cal-Hi Sports Ms. Softball State Player of the Year choice is a slam dunk. Not quite. Merced’s Madilyn Nickles actually has legitimate competition in her own backyard, based on the criteria we […]
Previous No. 17 Corona Santiago is the first ranked team to suffer a season-ending loss in a section playoff. The Sharks, though, are in the CIF Southern Section Division I bracket and won’t be the last team to experience those feelings. The top six teams from last week stay the same with traditional powerhouse Pacifica...
Just like we did during the football and basketball seasons, we are going to do our best to spread around these honors as much as possible with one boy and one girl chosen from each region in baseball and softball. This week’s best are from Valencia, Fresno, Etiwanda and Los Banos.