Tag: Softball

Coaches and players excited for softball season to begin in March

By: HENRY FREESE Staff Writer hefreese@iu.edu As the melting snow lingers on the softball field and cold temperatures linger in the air following the most recent blast of cold air from the Polar Vortex, IU South Bend’s softball team is preparing for their first game on March 9. Their first game takes them to warmer

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Softball team continues its fall scrimmage schedule in preparation for spring

By: HENRY FREESE Staff Writer hefreese@iu.edu As the sun set on Richard “Dick” Pfeil Field on Tuesday, Sept. 11, the IU South Bend team was outside practicing. They were about halfway through their short, five-week long fall scrimmage season, which runs from Aug. 27 to Sept. 29. As they practiced, they were looking for redemption.

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Homerun launches donated Pfeil Field

By: CASEY McDONALD Staff Writer @casey_ace13   A leadoff, inside-the-park homerun in the bottom of the first sounds like a great way to initiate a new softball field. That’s exactly what IU South Bend did as the smell of freshly grilled hot dogs filled the air on a mid September day in South Bend, as

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Softball splits home opener against Robert Morris

By: CASEY McDONALD Staff Writer @casey_ace13 A windy day in South Bend brought more than just the warm weather. Robert Morris University of Chicago, Illinois, blew into town for IU South Bend’s first CCAC matchup. Coming back from a warm and eventful spring break trip to Florida for the team’s first 10 games of the

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Baseball and softball join sports lineup for spring semester

By: CASEY MCDONALD Staff Writer @casey_ace13 Spring is for a new semester, blooming flowers and ball fields. With week one in the books, students are now settling into their new classes with ease. As classes settle down, the gym gains momentum as IU South Bend’s spring sports continue conditioning and preparing for the upcoming schedule.

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Softball team looks forward to season

By: Casey McDonald Staff Writer @Casey_ace13 Nothing says softball quite like sunflower seeds, French braids and a little bit of dirt on your cleats. IU South Bend added softball to its athletic roster this year, and along with that two new coaches and a dozen student athletes. Coach Brittney Lightfoot, formerly of Bethel College, is

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Athletic Department adds sports, looks forward to seasons

By: CASEY MCDONALD Staff Writer @casey_ace13 Grab your face paint, your foam finger and your school spirit. Titan Athletics is back for another exciting year. Another year, another four teams added to the family of IUSB varsity sports—women’s golf, men’s and women’s tennis and competitive cheerleading. These four teams will start during the 2017-2018 school

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