October 23, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

33 High Schools Represented in All Star Games

One hundred high school senior women softball players from 33 southwest Missouri high schools will compete at 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26, in the 14th Annual Senior Softball All-Star Games at Meador Sports Complex’s Thompson Field, 2500 S. Fremont Ave., hosted by the Missouri High School Fast Pitch Umpires.

Two, nine-inning games will be played simultaneously during the event, which is open to the public for $2 for attendees 12 years of age and older; youth 11 and younger are free. Gates open at 3:30 p.m.

Schools represented include: Ash Grove, Aurora, Ava, Bakersville, Bolivar, Branson, Buffalo, Dadeville, Fair Grove, Fair Play, Forsyth, Glendale, Hillcrest, Hollister, Humansville, Kickapoo, Lebanon, Logan Rogersville, Marionville, Marshfield, Miller, Morrisville, Mountain Grove, Nixa, Norwood, Ozark, Parkview, Pleasant Hope, Reeds Spring, Republic, Skyline, Walnut Grove and Willard.

Bench coaches for the game include: Pam Swift, Ash Grove; Jim Flora, Pleasant Hope; Luciana Brown, Willard; Denny McHenry, Logan Rogersville.

More than a dozen college and junior college softball coaches are expected to attend the All-Star Games.

Media Only: For more information, media contact: Kevin Lanter, Fast Pitch Umpire, 417-773-2595 or kwlanter@yahoo.com.