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The Multi-Sport Coach: Alive and Well

How many sports is a good thing? There’s been a lot of, mostly negative, commentary written about having young athletes concentrate on one sport and one sport only.  If the grumpy commentator is like me (well into middle age) there’s usually a lot of nostalgic waxing about how “back in the day you’d play 2,…
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ALIBABA HAS A THIEF

What's in a design?  That which we call a uniform. They say that “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”.  May be.  But someone (a company) stealing our idea (a uniform’s design) and then undercutting us on price is a whole other thing.   It’s –plain and simple – thievery.  Let me explain. It first came…
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Strength in Softball’s Normalcy

STORY OF 1 STRIKING SOFTBALL SQUAD As we go about our daily lives --work, school, coaching, and so forth—we can be lulled into an almost false sense of security. Back in May of 2016, when, after 10 successful years at Zachary High in Louisiana, including a recent state title run, Leslie Effferson-Yellott accepted the head coaching…
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FASTPITCH UNIFORMS: Style and Substance

In the beginning, there was…nothing. When we first started in the team sports business, now about 17 years ago, one of the hardest things to get a grip on was the prevailing styles of fastpitch softball uniforms. One reason was our complete lack of personal knowledge about the game as a whole (let alone its…
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