New coach named for Wesley Chapel High softball

The Wesley Chapel High School varsity softball program, coming off its best season in school history, will look to continue its recent string of success under new leadership. Bill Hoopes, who runs the Tampa Bay-based Florida Firecrackers U16 travel softball team, last month was named the program’s head coach, replacing first-year coach Steve Mumaw. In a public Facebook post dated Sept. … [Read more...]

Labor Day domination: Travel ball team wins Fort Myers tourney

When a baseball team goes to a tournament and scores 40 runs while only giving up five, you’d expect them to win the tournament handily. And when the Carrollwood Gators competed in the Perfect Game’s World Wood-Bat Association Labor Day Classic in Fort Myers, that’s exactly what happened. The Gators’ 16U team — for athletes graduating high school in 2017 — went through the tournament … [Read more...]