Category: Softball

SPORTS COLUMN: Olympic softball inspires aspiring female athletes

By Bianca Macias I remember the heartache I felt looking up at the television, tears rolling down my then 12-year-old face, when the umpire called the game on a gloomy Thursday in August 2008 after Team USA and Japan battled for the gold medal in Beijing.  The tears weren’t because Team USA lost. They came

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Riverside City College softball team finds ways to keep morale up remotely

By Bianca Macias Typically, by this time of the year, most of the Riverside City College softball team has already met during the summer workouts that prepare it for the fall and the spring season.  This year, the team’s ritual for success has been exchanged with communication through Zoom and their TeamSynced App as a

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Star softball player Karter Williams leads Tigers to Victory

By Jair Rodriguez The Riverside City College softball team has won 10 out of their last 13 games, and leading the way is sophomore sensation from Escondido, infielder Karter Williams. The Tigers started the season slow but have been on a hot streak lately. “We’ve come out with a lot of energy from the get

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Softball tournament delayed

The Fresno City College softball tournament was unfortunately cut short.

Dated to take place from March 4-5, Riverside City College’s softball team was touted to take place in the FCC tournament and saw success early in the opening rounds against both Hartnell College and Foothill College. RCC was then touted to face West Hills Coalinga College and the hosting team Fresno College.

Dynamic duo keeps team in pursuit

Riverside City College has had a challenging yet electrifying softball season this semester and two of the team’s most prominent players have stood out amongst the pack.

Tigers catcher Aeriel Carlson has had an impressive freshman season with a batting average of .322, while hitting a league-best seven home runs, and contributing to 25 runs batted in.

Sophomore pitcher and infielder Emily Wilcox, has created an equally impactful presence this season with a phenomenal batting average of .485, which is the Orange Empire’s Conference second best, while adding 16 runs batted in. Wilcox also presents a threat on the mound with 18 strikeouts to her resume.