Softball

No. 24 Gamecock softball downs UNC, 5-0

No. 24 South Carolina softball extended its season-high winning streak to seven games with a 5-0 win over North Carolina on Tuesday night at Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham Field. Dixie Raley, in just her second start at Carolina, moved to 3-0 on the season with the victory in four innings of work. 

Batter up: Registration opens for Irmo Little League

IRMO, S.C. (WOLO) – Registration is open through January 26 for Irmo Little League Baseball and Softball, organizers announced Wednesday. The leagues are available for boys and girls ages 4 through 16, with programs including tee ball, baseball and softball divisions. Organizers said last year, teams from the league competed in local, district state and Southeast regional tournaments, taking two…

Star-Studded Group Signs with Gamecock Softball

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) – Five standout players from across the country signed National Letters of Intent to play for South Carolina Softball starting in 2018, head coach Beverly Smith announced today. The players, Alex Fulmer (Little Mountain, S.C.), Victoria Galvan (Brielle, N.J.), Jana Johns (Calhoun, Ga.), Alyssa Kumiyama (Lakewood, Calif.) and Kelsey Oh (Verona, N.J.), have received numerous national…

14 Gamecocks Named 2015-16 NFCA Scholar-Athletes

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) – The South Carolina softball team in 2015-16 had 14 of its students make the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Easton Scholar-Athlete listing, as the organization released its academic awards for the 2015-16 academic year. Of the 14 Gamecocks named NFCA Easton Scholar-Athletes, 10 return for the 2017 season. Over 5,000 individuals made the listing from all…

Gamecock Softball Hosts Fall Invitational This Weekend

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) – South Carolina’s softball team continues its fall campaign at home this weekend, hosting a five-game Fall Gamecock Invitational at Carolina Softball Stadium at Beckham Field. The Gamecocks bring in in-state foes Presbyterian, Charleston Southern and South Carolina State for the event, facing the Blue Hose and Buccaneers on Saturday and the Bulldogs on Sunday. First…

Yeske To Try Out For Team USA Softball

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — Former Gamecock infielder Codee Yeske ranked as one of 40 on the USA Baseball Women’s National Team Trials roster, as USA Baseball prepares for the World Baseball Softball Confederation Women’s Baseball World Cup in September. Yeske, a Lexington, S.C., native, played three years for the Gamecocks, hitting .283 with a .442 slugging percentage at South…

Watch: Parents Scream Foul Over Softball Facilities

Lexington, S.C. (WOLO) — A group of Lexington parents who have daughters that play for a Softball team for Lexington High say the facilities are not up to snuff. The parents say they’re suing the district claiming their girls are not getting the equal facilities entitle to them under title 9. The school district however,  maintains they’re in complete compliance…

Page Signs Pro Softball Deal

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — Former South Carolina outfielder Alaynie Page signed a free-agent contract with the defending National Pro Fastpitch champion Chicago Bandits, general manager Aaron Moore announced today. Page started every game in three of her four years with the Gamecocks, including all 61 this season, and led the 2016 team with nine home runs, 41 RBI, 28…