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- 04-27-2017, 07:43 PMAbsolutely this. I ENCOURAGE my players' parents to attend practices. All of my practices are 100% open practices with the understanding that they...31 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-21-2017, 04:13 PMThe mother in question contacted me earlier this afternoon, and we discussed the matter to clear up any misunderstandings and/or just make sure...24 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-21-2017, 09:53 AMTo clarify things a bit - we're NOT a tournament team (I've said this on a ton of other posts, we play individual games in late June into July on...24 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-20-2017, 08:39 PMIn the months of May and June for my 16U team, I hold 2 practices a week - Wednesdays and Sundays. Both Mother's Day and Father's Day, I have...24 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-20-2017, 10:55 AMIt is the referenced game - and nobody was "sent" there. In fact when I watched it at 11pm on the news, my first thought (both as an umpire and...22 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-20-2017, 09:52 AM4/18 NEWS10 ABC sports Watch the "Late Night" Sports video - story starts about 3:00 into the video. Is this the same game you read about, Comp?22 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-19-2017, 07:55 PMMy 16U plays at our Rec. Fields where our little league plays from. We have 2 rubber pitching plates per field - 40' and 46' nailed (removable) into...8 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-19-2017, 09:14 AMI'm not entirely up on the DFP lingo here. Clarify for a naive coach? :)22 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-19-2017, 12:06 AMCaught this on the local 11pm news and was curious of the result/ruling (Varsity HS Softball - ASA rulebook): Team A is up to bat - no outs,...22 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-18-2017, 11:09 PMCut the cancer out before it engulfs the body. I hate using that expression for those who've suffered from cancer, but if mommy/daddy feel a lawyer...31 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-17-2017, 02:05 PMOnce my assistant coach comes back from college, then that's definitely something we can do. It's not that I'm not firing off grounders at them hard...7 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-17-2017, 11:52 AMThat's all correct, and all things I go over with my girls. For right now, I'm just focused on getting them the technique down so they have that...7 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-17-2017, 09:51 AMThat's what I'd like to do - IF I can find more balls. A friend of mine whose daughter does 16U TB got me 2 dozen balls for $50 from a tournament,...7 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-16-2017, 08:46 AMOne of the major practice issues with my 16U team last year was our infield hitting/defense (the traditional, put everyone at their position, hit...7 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-15-2017, 08:46 PMI've been the same way (about the don't swing on 3-0 idea), but I'm coming around to it with experiences. However, as a teacher and coach, I look at...31 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-13-2017, 09:56 AMNYS doesn't have that specific rule that I'm aware of (otherwise someone would've told me 4 years along now). However most schools do have unwritten...36 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-13-2017, 06:25 AMWith all due respect, I don't feel I am asking too much given the situation and level of play/abilities I have from the girls who form my team. I...36 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-12-2017, 06:49 PMWe're a 16U league, so it's technically UP TO 16, but you can play at 17 IF you turn 17 during the school year (so for this year, anyone who turns 17...36 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-11-2017, 01:13 PMI'm still actively recruiting players but getting little bites back (so far - I have heard of one player interested but she's on the shelf for 2-4...36 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-11-2017, 12:26 PMI should know not to use circular logic as a math teacher, but I have to in this one instance. Nobody can ever say I do this for simply myself -...36 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-11-2017, 11:18 AMI've been in the same boat. I tell my girls that even if it's a rec-ball type of team/league, I run it like a HS program in some ways because I want...36 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-11-2017, 10:29 AMSchool dismissals vary, but here in New York State, they do not allow practices more than 2 hours in ANY sport in ANY season (except for football -...36 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-11-2017, 09:55 AMThe problem is there's not many girls in this area that "really really like softball and want to play at the next level". I have 3 girls playing for...36 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-11-2017, 09:39 AMI've found our HS program is very similar. Varsity team (Class D in NYS) has only 10 players - 2 play for me, one of those 2 does TB (as I said...36 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-11-2017, 09:23 AMI do 2 two-hour practices a WEEK, not in a day. That'd be nuts, and granted so am I, I'm not that extreme I don't think. =P I also have a girl...36 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-11-2017, 08:19 AMNowhere did I ever say that. My practices run 6-8pm at night while school ball practices run in the afternoons. There, to me, is no reason why...36 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-11-2017, 06:12 AMSituation: 16U rec ball - games start at the end of June. School ball going on now - players from LL through Varsity on my team. April: Practice...36 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-03-2017, 06:17 AMIf he did, my girls would've probably rather ran 50 poles than watch any match after HHH/Rollins. Woof. Talk about deflating the energy out of an...5 replies | 0 view(s)
- 04-02-2017, 06:44 PMBeing a WWE fan, I love the use of the belt - I'd prefer the classic Intercontinential Belt, but the girls wouldn't get it or mark out like I would....5 replies | 0 view(s)
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