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Hillsborough’s softball team beats Brandon, 15-8

Hillsborough’s softball team beats Brandon, 15-8

Delores Battle
April 5, 2017 • 226 views
Filed under Softball, Sports

It's almost silent on the field. So silent you can almost hear the steady breathing of the pitcher before she releases the ball. In one swift movement, the ball connects with the bat sending a thundering noise through the stands. And then she takes off, tossing the bat to a side while making a d...

Behind the scenes of a girls softball game

Behind the scenes of a girls softball game

Lydia Bicknell
March 16, 2017 • 233 views
Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

3:30-4:00 One of the team moms brings dinner to the field house, and after setting up, everyone digs in. Today, wings are on the menu, yet the real excitement seems to come from the waves of screams that circle around the room every time one of the wasps flies in. With a broken air conditioner, the only...

Robinson tops girls softball 14-0

Robinson tops girls softball 14-0

Delores Battle
February 14, 2017 • 469 views
Filed under Softball, Spring Sports

The girl's softball team fell short against Robinson on Feb. 14. In a total of five innings, the Lady Terriers lost 14-0 in the first game of the season. "There was an opportunity for these girls to fold tonight," Coach Jimmy Sapp said. "But they didn't." A little disappointed by the loss, the Terriers...

New coach nudges softball team to wins

New coach nudges softball team to wins

Denzel Pierre, Editor
March 29, 2016 • 442 views
Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The Lady Terriers softball team is on its second new softball coach this season. ”It was kind of surprising because he never talked to us about it. Then one day after school, we had a meeting and were introduced to our new coach,” freshman Delaney Holloway said. The new coach is Stan Moody, who...

Rough season ends in defeat

Rough season ends in defeat

Tonje Skraastad, Staff Writer
April 28, 2015 • 585 views
Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

The pitcher throws the ball, landing it soundly in the glove of the catcher. Strike 1. The batter steps out of the batter’s box to take a moment to focus. Stepping back in, the pitcher throws the ball again. Strike 2. Another moment of silent pep-talk is followed up by another pitch. The bat is swung,...

Communication key for softball team

Communication key for softball team

Aleesha Mundra, Photo Editor
April 2, 2014 • 1,352 views
Filed under Softball, Sports

For most athletes, team building happens on the field, through bonding over exhausting drills and the sweet taste of victory. The softball team takes a different approach. On one day, you could find the girls playing around with gumballs and spaghetti. Strange structures are taking shape, with groups...

Softball has high hopes for upcoming season

Ivy Bennett-Ford, News Editor
February 21, 2014 • 982 views
Filed under Softball, Sports, Spring Sports

Pitch. Catch. Dash. A seemingly endless rush towards something intangible until, flighty, like a ball loosed from the cage of a glove, a most palpable win. And it’s only a practice. The softball team has pitched itself a little rocky in the past, but so far this season, they’ve emerged victorious. Some...

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