Rebuilding with mechanics

Six starters return to a Southwest softball team billing itself as in a rebuilding year and ready to battle through growing pains. Emily Snyder, Southwest softball coach, said the Lady Trojans have been working through the summer to improve, specifically in regard to mechanics.
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Purdy begins title chase

Purdy is three years removed from its Class 1 state title season, and the freshmen on that team enter their senior season hungry for a return to postseason glory. Lori Videmschek, Purdy softball coach, said three seniors and eight returning starters will take to the diamond this season, setting the goals of winning the conference and the district, then pushing to the Class 1 final four.
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Wheaton softball team recognized for Hall of Fame induction

Members of the Wheaton softball team from 1993-1997 were recognized on Friday at halftime of the Wheaton-Hurley Homecoming game. The squad was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on Oct. 18, 2023. The 1993-1997 Wheaton High School softball era was a formidable force: 1993, third place in state; 1994, second place in state; 1995, third place in state; 1996, state championship; 1997, fourth place in state.
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