Sportsmanship Is Alive & Well In College Softball

As Roger Clemens continues to sully America’s pastime (steroid allegations, the Brian McNamee mess, the long-time affair with Mindy McCready), it would be nice to see a feel-good story coming out of baseball for a change. But we couldn’t find one, so we checked out it’s sister sport, softball - and discovered a tale of true sportsmanship that softened our hardened hearts.

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(L: Western Oregon’s Sara Tucholsky;

R: Central Washington’s Mallory Holtman)

ESPN’s Graham Hays shares the story of Sara Tucholsky, a senior for Division II Western Oregon, who was hitting 3-for-34 in her final year & would have completed her collegiate career homerless - if not for the kindness of an opposing player. Read more…