Softball

Crosstown rivals clash with seasons on the line

One team ended the other team’s season.

 

Crosstown showdown set in softball regional

Two big innings hurt the Bears in the opener.

 

The upper division winners of the 22nd Annual Coed Softball Benefit Tournament: BrokeBat Mountain. (Courtesy Photo | Katie Damien)

Softball tourney raises $4K for ailing baby

The 22nd annual Coed Softball Benefit Tournament raised over $4,000 for Steve and Amber Dyer’s baby daughter, Lucy, who was diagnosed with a neuroblastoma tumor… Continue reading

The upper division winners of the 22nd Annual Coed Softball Benefit Tournament: BrokeBat Mountain. (Courtesy Photo | Katie Damien)
Chloe Casperson lays down a bunt against Pendleton, Oregon, in the Little League West Region Softball Tournament at Al Houghton Stadium in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday. (Courtesy Photo | Gabe Strong)

Little League: Oregon eliminates Juneau from regional tournament

The Juneau Major Softball All-Stars couldn’t recover from a third-inning 8-0 deficit and fell 9-5 to Oregon’s Pendleton Little League in the West Region Softball… Continue reading

Chloe Casperson lays down a bunt against Pendleton, Oregon, in the Little League West Region Softball Tournament at Al Houghton Stadium in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday. (Courtesy Photo | Gabe Strong)

Frontier Gifts wins at Dustball tournament in Whitehorse

Juneau’s Frontier Gifts won the Women’s Division 3 title at the Dustball Invitational Slo-Pitch Tournament in Whitehorse. The tournament began on Thursday, July 12 and… Continue reading

The Gastineau Channel Little League Major Softball all-stars pose with a state championships banner after defeating Anchorage’s Abbott-O-Rabbit, 7-5, to win the state championship on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Melvin Park. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire File)

Juneau bests Montana in West Regional tournament

Kiah Yadao recorded 10 strikeouts and Juneau avoided elimination from the Little League West Region Softball Tournament on Tuesday in San Bernardino, California. The Gastineau… Continue reading

The Gastineau Channel Little League Major Softball all-stars pose with a state championships banner after defeating Anchorage’s Abbott-O-Rabbit, 7-5, to win the state championship on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Melvin Park. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire File)
The Gastineau Channel Little League Major Softball all-stars pose with the state championship banner after defeating Anchorage’s Abbott-O-Rabbit, 7-5, to win the state championship on Saturday at Melvin Park. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Juneau Major all-stars win state championship

For the second year in a row, Nicole Adair’s squad will be enjoying late-July in Southern California. The Gastineau Channel Little League (Juneau) Major Softball… Continue reading

The Gastineau Channel Little League Major Softball all-stars pose with the state championship banner after defeating Anchorage’s Abbott-O-Rabbit, 7-5, to win the state championship on Saturday at Melvin Park. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)
The GCLL Major Softball All-Stars pose with their Alaska District 2 championship banner after defeating Ketchikan Little League, 6-3, in the championship game. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Little League: Major all-stars advance to state tournament

A steady downpour can make throwing strikes a challenge. It showed in the first inning of Tuesday’s Alaska District 2 Major Softball Championship Game at… Continue reading

The GCLL Major Softball All-Stars pose with their Alaska District 2 championship banner after defeating Ketchikan Little League, 6-3, in the championship game. (Nolin Ainsworth | Juneau Empire)

Little League: Major all-stars advance to state tournament

A steady downpour can make throwing strikes a challenge. It showed in the first inning of Tuesday’s Alaska District 2 Major Softball Championship Game at… Continue reading