Jordan Taylor Uses Softball to FIGHT Childhood Cancer

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Jami Lobpries Kissimmee, FL-July 7, 2014-Nelson Mandela believed “Sport has the power to change the world.” One of the world’s greatest leaders and social change activists went on to say “Sport can create hope where once there was only despair.” USSSA Florida Pride pitcher Jordan Taylor is living Mandela’s beliefs.  Taylor has been using the power of sport to create positive social change and hope since her days at the University of Michigan. The name Jordan Taylor is etched throughout the University of Michigan softball record books. But the Wolverine’s all-time wins and strikeout … [Read more...]

USSSA Pride in Texas: Texas Softball – Sights and Sounds

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Round Rock, Texas-June 30, 2014 – The USSSA Pride traveled to Texas this past week to play two series in Mansfield and Round Rock, and this was anything but another ordinary series. The Pride are home to several former Texas Longhorn Softball players, making this trip a special one for both players and fans. The Lone Star State saw the return of legendary pitcher Cat Osterman (’06), standout catcher Megan Willis (’07), record setting Breja’e Washington (’14) and pitching star Blair Luna (’13). Longhorn Head Coach, Connie Clark, made a special appearance to deliver the Ceremonial First Pitch to … [Read more...]