Waverly's Malia Thoms is honest: "I was like, 'I kind of want to get this over with,' she said of the recruiting process. A trip to Nebraska s…
The state's leading rusher was back at it again, and the state softball tournament had plenty of big-stage performances.
"It's really hard to get to the final game and to have two teams from Lincoln to be able to do that, that says a lot for the quality and talen…
After an exciting three days at the state softball tournament, and the crowing of three state champions, it's time to put a wrap on 2021.
The Silver Hawks trailed 5-1 after the first inning before responding with six runs in the second on their way to a 16-7 victory.
The No. 1 SkyHawks pounced early, scoring 11 runs in the first inning against No. 2 Hastings before recording a single out.
The day began with nine teams and ends in three state champions at Bill Smith Complex in Hastings. Journal Star photos by Eakin Howard
Avery Mayberry hit a two-run homer to help the top-ranked Cavaliers win their second Class C championship.
Keep up to date with the scores and matchups as 24 teams vie for three state softball crowns.
It's a mid-October Friday in Hastings. That means it's time to crown three high school state softball champions.
Two teams from the Capital City will be playing on Championship Friday in Hastings. Here's a look at the paths the Silver Hawks and Spartans took.
The state softball tournament continued in Hastings. Here's a quick-hitting look at all of the Day 2 action.
The SkyHawks are certainly not afraid to take their cuts early in at-bats. But they showed they can roll up runs with a patient approach, too.
This ricochet lifted the Cavaliers to their fourth state championship final in seven seasons.
Taylor Fritz has had a knack for producing the big hit for the Silver Hawks, and she struck again when they needed her most.
“It’s just one of those deals, practice makes perfect, but it doesn’t happen very often in games, but when it does I feel like (Chvatal) was p…
Kaelan Schultz doesn’t recall her first home run as a high school softball player. She won’t forget the two she hit Wednesday.
The state softball tournament began Wednesday in Hastings. Here's a quick-hitting look at all of the Day 1 action.
The state's 24 best teams met in one place: Bill Smith Softball Complex in Hastings. Journal Star photos by Gwyneth Roberts
When the pitcher's circle was moved back to 43 feet in 2010, there was an uptick in runs and homers, kicking off the start of a power trend.
Buckle up. If Class A is as wide open as coaches think, then we may see an upset or two, and maybe a surprise team playing Friday.
Spoiler alert, but when the buzzword for this bracket is "blast" ... it's bound to pack a punch. We take a deep dive into the bracket.