Tag Archives: softball

S-T-A-R Superstars Are What You Are

First off, let me preface this post by saying the title is an ode to the countless softball cheers that I’ve heard repetitively over the past 6 weeks that I might N-E-V-E-R get out of my brain.  Like I wake … Continue reading

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Training Center

We’re slowly but surely creating a little training center in our postage stamp of a backyard (excuse the crazy tall weeds, we haven’t been home on the weekends to mow it!).  Sporty has been begging for a net for our … Continue reading

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So So Close

This past weekend we trekked down to San Jose for our 3rd of 4 tournaments!  I can’t believe our summer ball season is coming to end!  Sporty has had soooo much fun playing competitive softball.  And her skills have improved … Continue reading

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Like Boss’

Sporty and I got new hats. I saw a lady wearing a super cute trucker hat that said “Soccer Mom” this week while on vacation so I just needed to have a “Softball Mom” hat for our endless hours spent … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

Last weekend Phantom hosted a tournament at our home sweet home fields. It was so nice hosting the tournament for a variety of reasons a) we didn’t have to drive an hour for our early game b) we got visitors … Continue reading

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If You Give A Sporty a New Bat

If you give a Sporty a new bat, she will approach the plate with a new level of confidence, pride, and determination. After Sporty’s first tournament and after seeing how fast some of her opponents can pitch, Hubs finally agreed … Continue reading

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First Tourney Jitters

Well Sporty and her teammates had their first tournament this weekend and there were definitely some jitters, ok a lot of jitters, especially for Sporty.  I could just feel her nervous energy starting the day before and she didn’t settle … Continue reading

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Judgement Free Zone

I love kids, I love that they are judgement free and accepting.  That’s Sporty, to the left of the coach in this photo and that’s her new U8 travel team at their first practice.  At a water break, Sporty ran … Continue reading

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If You Dream It, It Will Happen

This is the next chapter in the story of a girl who is determined to win. Sporty had a really rough winter.  She tried out for a competitive 3rd/4th grade team the weekend before her latest tendon transfer.  The league … Continue reading

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I Have A Confession

I think I might of ruined Sporty’s cheetah speed. I have this deep, sinking feeling that her latest surgery ruined her cheetah speed.  I told her it would be locked away in her cast, ready to emerge once she was … Continue reading

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