POWERFUL PERSPECTIVES Ten Throws
When I was eight years old, my parents signed me up for city league softball. We practiced twice a week and played Tuesday night games. My dad was the assistant coach and it turned out I had inherited... Posted on 3/2/11 at 10:40 PM
The Raider softball team looked in midseason form in its first home doubleheader of the season last Tuesday against Rice Lake, pounding out 25 hits, including four home runs, and committing just one error while sweeping the Warriors 11-1 and 10-1.
The Hudson Boosters offer two types of programs for baseball and softball: in-house and traveling. New this year, the Hudson Booster in-house programs will be determined by current grade of player at registration versus the age of the player. This year there will not be a registration night as in years past.
Hudson junior Kindra Witthus has been honored by the Wisconsin Fatspitch Softball Coaches Association by being named to the WFCA All-Northwest District First team and All-State Second Team for her play with the Raiders this season.
There’s an old saying in sports that it’s hard to beat a team three times in a season. The Raider softball team found that out the hard way in its WIAA regional semifinal against River Falls last Tuesday, May 29.
The schedule wasn’t kind to the Raider softball team last week. Hudson had to face the No. 3 ranked Division 1 team in a doubleheader on the road last Tuesday, May 15 before returning home to host the top-ranked Division 2 team on Friday, May 18.
The Raider softball team won the championship game of the Robbinsdale-Cooper Tournament in dramatic fashion Saturday, coming back from a 7-3 deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning against Minneapolis Armstrong to win 11-7 on a walk-off grand slam home run by Maya Triebold.
Lexi Smith homered twice in the opener and Kindra Witthus went deep in the nightcap as the Raider softball team swept Menomonie, 15-3 and 4-2, in its Big Rivers Conference opener last Thursday in Menomonie.
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