Category: Softball

Melyssa Lombardi Talks Oregon Softball and Her Career, ACC and SEC 2021 Schedules

Photo Courtesy of Oregon Athletics In this episode, Eric Lopez talks with Oregon Head Coach Melyssa Lombardi about The Ducks, her experience moving from...

Line Drive Drill

Purpose Outfielders work on catching the line drive and then transferring their weight toward the target. Drill Setup Player and coach line up 5 to 10...

Lonni Alameda Talks Florida State Softball in 2021

Photo Courtesy of Florida State Athletics In this edition of In The Circle, we talk with Florida State’s Head Coach Lonni Alameda about the...

Half Swing with Weighted Ball

Purpose Pitchers develop forearm and wrist strength. They also improve timing of lower body and upper body. Drill Setup Pitchers stand about halfway from normal pitching...

Patty Gasso Previews Oklahoma Softball 2021 and Her Coaching Tree

Photo Courtesy of Oklahoma Athletics In this episode of In The Circle, Eric Lopez talks with Oklahoma’s Head Coach Patty Gasso. Gasso talks about...

Backhand Softball Infielder Drill – Softball Spot

Purpose To practice fielding the ball with a backhanded catch. (Note: a backhand catch is when a player has to...

Charlotte Morgan on Taking Over the CSUN Softball Program and More

In this edition of In The Circle, Eric Lopez has an in-depth interview with New C-SUN Head Coach Charlotte Morgan. Morgan talks about...

Trash Can Relay

Purpose To help improve throwing accuracy and ability to get a ball from outfield to the infield. Set Up Divide players into two teams. Position one team...

Cat Osterman Part II, Texas State, Ron Rivera, and a New Podcast

In this edition of In The Circle, we have part two of a two-part conversation with Cat Osterman. Cat discusses her decision to...

Fast Hands Drill

Purpose Develops fast hands for hitting. Set Up Batter gets into stance at home plate or another location on field. Coach stands to batter’s side. Instructions Batter gets into...

Tennis Ball Catch

Purpose Develops quickness and agility out of the batter’s box Set Up You can run this drill in the infield, or set up a home plate...

Cat Osterman Talks Athletes Unlimited, Her Catchers and Olympics, Part 1

Photo Courtesy of Athletes Unlimited We ring in 2021 on In The Circle with the first part of our interview with Cat Osterman. In...

Tri-City ValleyCats suing Major League Baseball, Houston Astros

TROY, N.Y. -- Left in the lurch by minor league...

Dr. Dre Recovering at Home After Brain Aneurysm

Dr. Dre is back at home after reportedly being hospitalized...

How to Become An Activist: A Guide to Teen Activism

There are many things that Gen Z is good at,...