It’s been a long, slow couple of weeks for the top-ranked Mission Viejo softball team.
Since March 26, the Diablos have played a grand total of four games. They earned a pair of South Coast Lea... Full story
ANAHEIM – It was almost impossible to gauge the importance of Friday’s Golden West League game if you caught a glance at Loara’s dugout.
Whether it was Kaitlyn Eveland’s singing between innings or Coach Todd Rolph’s goo... Full story
WESTMINSTER – Kristen Hong has always closely followed in her sister’s footsteps.
When she was 6, Hong decided she wanted to play softball like Rachel, four years her senior.
As they grew up, Hong frequently tried to outdo her older sis... Full story
Being the three-time defending champs in the Century League, Esperanza’s softball team clearly has a target on its back.
On Tuesday, the second-ranked Aztecs grinded out a one-run win over Villa Park, and on Thursday they found themselves righ... Full story
For the first five weeks of the softball season, Kolby Romaine’s game-day routine seemed rather bland.
While she cheered for her Rosary teammates from the dugout and chewed the occasional sunflower seeds, the junior transfer from Chino Hills i... Full story
It’s not that La Habra senior Taylor Pierce is unfamiliar with life in the circle. She just hasn’t consistently had the opportunity to showcase her abilities during her first three years with the Highlanders.
Pitching behind Vanessa Cioc... Full story
Rosary won a total of three Trinity League games in 2013 and finished in the middle of the always-competitive five-team league race.
This season, the Royals look like they’re peaking at the right time to make a run at their first league champi... Full story
The instant the softball beamed off of Skylar Tonumaipea’s bat in the fifth inning, all eyes darted toward Ocean View pitcher Billi Derleth.
With literally no time to react, Derleth somehow managed to get part of her glove on the hard-hit line... Full story
YORBA LINDA – Paige von Sprecken has heard the whispers in opposing dugouts before.
“I have a grunt when I pitch, so a lot of people recognize me for that,” she explained. “In travel ball, girls will hear it and go, ‘Oh... Full story
GARDEN GROVE – Pacifica’s softball team needed a victory Thursday for more than just its standing in the Empire League.
Yes, there was again a little extra riding on a league showdown between the No.3 Mariners and visiting No.7 Yorba Lin... Full story
Playing in only her second-ever Sunset League softball game, Marina freshman Ryan King proved, despite her youth and inexperience, she’s plenty capable of coming up big in the clutch.
With two outs and a runner on second base in the eighth inn... Full story