SEPTEMBER 23 2010 UPDATE
CAROLINA CARDINAL COACH RAY CHANDLER DIES
Long-time Carolina Cardinal Coach Ray Chandler, an institution in the game especially in the South, passed away at 130am Thursday. Ray fell ill while attending the ESPN Rise Premier tournament in Irvine in August, and had been in intensive care in a California hospital. Funeral arrangements will be posted on the Cardinals website: www.carolinacardinals.com.
Ray was inducted into the Hall of Fame earlier this year, with this posting:
SPY MAGAZINE QUIZZES
Volume 20 has been published, and we are preparing Volume 21 for publication next week on www.spysoftballthemagazine.com.
We want to feature reader opinions in response to two questions. Please limit your comments to 200 words, and identify yourself as college, travel ball, highschool, player, or parent. Please submit your comments to SPY by September 30. So as to avoid overloading our regular email address, send your comments to: email@example.com.
Question 1: Should the NCAA adopt the recommendation of its legislative committee to prohibit verbal commitments before July 1 of a player’s junior-senior summer?
Question 2: Should a minimum of $1 of each player’s annual ASA membership fee be set aside exclusively to sponsor USA national teams?
Brakettes Announce Alumnae Weekend 2011!!!
(press release) The 2010 season is still fresh on the minds of Brakette fans everywhere, but that doesn’t mean we can’t look ahead to next year. The Brakettes are busy planning Alumnae Weekend 2011 and we want your help! We are gathering contact info on all former Brakettes, in hopes of attracting as many as possible to what we hope will become an annual event.
There is a link to Alumnae Weekend 2011 at www.brakettes.com, up in the top right corner on the homepage. If you are a former Brakette, please go to the link and send us the requested contact info. If you know how to reach any former players, please contact us as well.
Events at the 2011 Alumnae Weekend will include an Old-Timers’ Game, Brakettes’ Reunion Dinner and other surprises. If you have ideas for the weekend, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The word is already out on Facebook, but you can play a big part in helping this event be successful. Please pass the word along and help us bring the Brakette family closer together. Also, feel free to contact us if you would like to help with the planning of Alumnae Weekend 2011. The event is being headed up by Brakettes’ team photographer Kathy Gage, but your help will also be appreciated.
E-mail any questions or comments regarding Alumnae Weekend 2011 to email@example.com.
The Fast-pitch School and UTC Softball Present
TFS Fall Expo Clinic and Scrimmage
Saturday-Sunday November 13-14 2010, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
This clinic is designed for Women softball players 8th-12th grade and
Women softball players entering their sophomore year at Junior College ONLY.
Cost is $95.00 per player
Hosted at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Indoor Practice Facility and Frost Stadium/Warner Park
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (NCAA DI)
Belmont University (NCAA DI)
East Tennessee State University (NCAA DI)
Tennessee Tech University (NCAA DI)
(Other coaches and staff will be added throughout the fall. A mass invitation
will be sent to other college coaches to attend, observe, and evaluate the live
The clinic will feature offensive and defensive instruction in the morning
followed by LIVE scrimmage in the afternoon for evaluation. The clinic is
designed for instructional and personal interaction between each player and
coach in the instructional and scrimmage sessions
For more information and to register contact Lee Dobbins at (423) 425-2109 or
email at Lee-Dobbins@utc.edu and supply name, position, year in school, address, phone,
email and if you are a letter/award winner. (Clinic will be capped at 60
participants). Bylaw 126.96.36.199 Attendance Restriction states that a member institution’s
sports camp or clinic shall be open to any and all entrants (limited only by
number, age, grade level and/or gender).
MIDWEST COLLEGE EXPOSURE TOURNAMENT
2010 College Exposure Tournament- October
22-24th at Mid America West Sports Complex in Shawnee, Kansas (20200 Johnson
Drive, Shawnee, KS 66218 ) AND now we will be also using Blue Valley Recreation
Complex- (9701 W. 137th St., Overland Park, KS 66221 )
Since this tournament is so large (As of September 21st—-125 Club teams from
9 states are represented -Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, South
Dakota, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Minnesota). We are using 2 complexes for this
Look Who is Coming List of teams for this tournament :
EXPOSURE TOURNAMENT SEPTEMBER 25-26
exposure tournament in Virginia Beach with 25 Gold and
Premier teams playing at CityView Park. The tournament site is
www.eteamz.com/legendarysportscom , some of the teams are VA Legends Gold,
Vienna Stars, Shamrocks, Ashburn Shooting Stars, NJ Mystics, NJ Intensity
Premier and Gold, Wagners, TNT, Triangle Lightning, Glory Gold, and many others.