softball

Local high school softball players find closure

Most of the local high school softball programs hadn’t even played a district game when the 2020 season was suspended due to COVID-19. As it turns out, those local seniors would never play a district game ever again, all without…

MGCCC Softball: Marsha Hunt signs with Alcorn State

Given the choice to stay or go, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College softball standout Marsha Hunt is taking her talents to the next level. The sophomore first baseman has signed a National Letter of Intent with Alcorn State despite having…

Local standouts returning to MGCCC Softball

A lot of college athletes are still undecided about their futures on the diamond, but the Cade twins out of Harrison Central are making an early commitment to return to MGCCC for their repeat season. Kristen and Kayla will join…

Gulfport softball honors senior class of 2020

Over at Gulfport, the softball program already honoring their two seniors Tuesday night with a scoreboard tribute. At bat number 10, that’s Kellan Haller and then one hit, or error, number one, that’s Lorna Fornea. The fourth through seventh innings…

Mississippi State softball staying optimistic

On the other Starkville diamond, the Mississippi State softball program is trying to stay equally optimistic following a record-setting start to the 2020 campaign. Alongside UCLA, the Lady Bulldogs were one of just two teams to reach 25 wins at…

Gulf Coast locals sweep MACJC weekly awards

More awards up at MGCCC where it’s a clean sweep for the second time in three weeks. It’s the same two local standouts back at it again, starring MACJC Pitcher of the Week Kristen Cade from Harrison Central and Player…

MGCCC’s Kristen Cade throws no-hitter

Up at Perk, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College ace pitcher Kristen Cade has done it again, throwing a no-hitter for the second time in her collegiate career. As a part of a double-header against sixth-ranked LSU-Eunice, Cade struck out 10…

Kristen Cade named MACJC Pitcher of the Week

In the circle, Mississippi Gulf Coast Sophomore Pitcher Kristen Cade has been named MACJC Pitcher of the Week, alongside teammate Briana Shores who completes the sweep as MACJC Player of the Week. As for Cade, the former Harrison Central Red…

Harrison Central alum Kristen Cade inks with Louisiana

Today, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College ace pitcher and older twin Kristen Cade signed her national letter of intent with the University of Louisiana. Last year, the right handed Cade led the staff with 15 wins, averaging almost 10 strikeouts…

Softball tournament’s effects on tourism

A softball tournament taking place in Gulfport has people from across the country visiting the Mississippi Coast this week. National Fastpitch Alliance’s inaugural National Championship at the Gulfport Sportsplex has brought around 112 teams from 20 different states to Gulfport…

2019 Schutt Sports NFA National Championship

More than 120 teams from 18 different states made their way to the Gulfport Sportsplex for the 2019 Schutt Sports National Fastpitch Championship. This inaugural event features fastpitch softball for ages 18 and under. There is something for all the…

MGCCC softball duo earns All-Region XXIII Honors

High praise for MGCCC softball’s pitching tandem comprised of Harrison Central alum Kristen Cade and Avery Sanders. Both players have been named to the All Region XXIII team as two of just 15 to earn such recognition. Cade, the former…

Softball: MGCCC vs. Meridian

Now it’s hard to explain what happened to the Lady Bulldogs in game one of their double-header against Meridian Community College.  Gulf Coast had an 11-0 lead, but all of a sudden it’s 11-7 in the top of the seventh.…

MGCCC’s Kristen Cade throws no-hitter

The WXXV Play of the Day goes to Mississippi Gulf Coast pitcher Kristen Cade. The Harrison Central alum tossed her first-ever collegiate no-hitter, striking out nine over six innings in a 12-1 road victory over Southwest Mississippi Community College. On…

Raven Blackwell named MACJC Player of the Week

A familiar face making headlines up north at Jones College as St. Patrick alum Raven Blackwell has been named MACJC Player of the Week. The freshmen twin led the top-ranked team in the nation to a 3-1 record last week…