Category Archive: Softball News

My Top 10 Pitchers to Watch Right Now

"Florida Gators pitcher Delanie Gourley throws to the plate during the second inning.  Florida Gators Softball vs South Carolina Gamecocks.  April 4th, 2015. Gator Country photo by David Bowie.

We are now well into the 2017 NCAA Division 1 Softball season, my favorite time of year! I make it a point to always have Watch ESPN handy, whether that’s on TV or on my phone so I can watch as many games as I can. From what I have seen so far, this is …

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We want to send a HUGE congratulations to our pitcher Julianna Orrico and her whole team at Manhattanville College on winning their conference and advancing to the Super Regionals! If they win this weekend they advance to the World Series! We are so proud of you Jules! Keep fighting Valiants! We know you guys can …

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Follower Photo!


image1 Our first Fastpitch Power fan submission! Meet Abbey Tolmie pitching for her team in Michigan! This photo was submitted by coach Scott Tolmie, who says that Abbey is only 11 in this picture! What a …

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Fastpitch Power visits Arizona


The Fastpitch Power team took our show on the road this April visiting the Scottsdale, Arizona area to run a pitching clinic for a high school/ travel ball program in that area.

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MLB Pitcher Carter Capps busted for crow hopping

Guess what’s not legal in Major League Baseball either!

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

In our house and for softball fans everywhere it is “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!” It is the beginning of the NCAA women’s college softball run to world series. ESPN and its sister stations have and will be airing many conference tournaments, regional, and super regional games all leading up to the final battle for the national title on May 29th through June 4th.

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College Softball 2014: Who to Watch

In case you haven’t already been paying attention to the games on TV, ESPN’s networks are airing more college softball games than ever this year! You can check out an overview of the schedule here or in your TV listings. Following are two 2014 pitchers whose mechanics I especially like as examples for young pitchers who are learning. Of course there are so many wonderful pitchers out there, but many of the best pitchers have quirks in their mechanics that work for them, but may not work for everyone. The following two pitchers have very smooth, clean, universal mechanics, so be sure to check them out!

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Pitcher Spotlight: Blaire Luna

While the whole Schonberg family was watching college softball this past weekend, Texas pitcher Blaire Luna’s mechanics really stood out to us! She exemplifies so many of the things we’re trying to teach. Take a look!

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Making it to “The Show” Part II

Did you ever have the feeling that you were being watched? When you make it to “The Show, ” it won’t just be a feeling!

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Recruiting Camps…good, bad, or indifferent?

Every season our older, more advanced students, mainly pitchers, ask the same question: Should I register for a recruiting camp? This is a much more complex issue than it would appear, especially since my answer will likely be different for pitchers than for hitters and fielders.

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