Incoming UA softball players earn national honors

A pair of incoming Alabama softball players earned national recognition this week. Pitcher Montana Fouts was named the ALL-USA High School Player of the Year by USA Today and the MaxPreps National Softball Player of the Year. Incoming transfer pitcher...

Alabama 2019 softball schedule coming together

Alabama softball will host Missouri, Mississippi State, Georgia and Kentucky at Rhoads Stadium in SEC play in the 2019 season while visiting Texas A&M, South Carolina, Florida and LSU, The Tuscaloosa News has learned. The Crimson Tide will play a...

Alabama releases soccer schedule for fall

The Alabama soccer team will play an ambitious schedule this fall, with 11 of its 19 matches coming against teams that competed in the last year’s NCAA Tournament. The Crimson Tide, which finished 12-8-1 last season with its most wins...

Patrick Murphy pleased with Alabama softball season’s late run

As Alabama softball struggled through its SEC schedule, losing five out of eight league series, coach Patrick Murphy shared a realization with his Crimson Tide team. “I’ve had pretty much 19 years of easy,” he told them, “and the softball gods are saying, ‘Not...

Alabama softball headed to Japan this summer

The Alabama softball team is going to Japan this summer. The Crimson Tide will play two games against New Zealand and two against Great Britain as those teams prepare for the World Championship, which will bring 16 national teams to...

Player’s father recovering from stroke suffered on way home from super regional

By Lindsay Vaught The Madison Record MADISON – David Booker was always there for his daughters. First Sydney at Bob Jones and then Shelby at James Clemens. Sydney signed with Alabama and that meant trips to Tuscaloosa especially for SEC softball...

Alabama swept by Washington in Seattle Super Regional

By Adam Jude Special to The Tuscaloosa News SEATTLE — In the end, Alabama softball coach Patrick Murphy at least felt like he got a glimpse of the future. Freshman left-hander Madison Preston gave Alabama some life, and some hope, in the...

Alabama softball blows lead, drops Super Regional opener to Huskies

By Adam Jude Special to The Tuscaloosa News SEATLLE — It took awhile, but Washington finally broke through against Alabama in the postseason. Washington’s Sis Bates hit a two-run single to tie the score in the bottom of the seventh inning, and...

It’s all coming together for Alabama softball, and at the right time

Patrick Murphy had the ingredients. It just took Alabama’s softball coach some time to put them together. There were injuries up and down the lineup and occasional shake-ups in the batting order. The coach of the Crimson Tide would see...

UA softball bringing strong offense to super regional

The Alabama softball team went into super regional play in the NCAA Tournament a year ago hardly able to buy a hit. It scored the winning run in its regional on a bases-loaded walk. That’s not the case in 2018....

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