KINGSPORT, Tenn. - Sunday's softball games at the MSC Tournament have been rained out. The Bears will now play Campbellsville at 10 a.m. Monday in their second elimination game of the tournament. SSU will have to win three straight games on Monday to make it to the championship game.
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Softball kept its season alive with a run-rule victory of their own Thursday afternoon against eighth-seeded Pikeville (20-26). The 10-2 victory lets the Bears advance to day two of the Mid-South Conference Tournament where they will meet the loser of second-seeded Campbellsville and sixth-seeded Cumberland. The Bears' next game will take place at 10 a.m. on Sunday.
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – Softball dropped its Mid-South Conference opener to fifth-seeded UVA-Wise in a run-rule shortened five inning game by a 9-0 final. The Cavaliers (32-19) scored three runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings for the victory.
PORTSMOUTH – Softball will begin its postseason journey this weekend at the Mid-South Conference Tournament. The Bears finished fourth in the conference standings during the regular season and will open up the postseason on Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m. vs. fifth-seeded UVA-Wise. The tournament will run from Saturday through Monday, April 29. All games will be played in Kingsport, Tenn.
PORTSMOUTH – The two members of the Shawnee State softball senior class – Ericka Leighty and Ali Thompson - entered play Saturday with 98 wins over their four seasons with the Bears. After a pair of crazy finishes that ended up with two walk-off victories against Cumberland University, the duo has now watched an even 100 wins over their SSU careers with the postseason still to come.