2017-18 WNCC Cougar Softball News

  • WNCC softball team will hold soup supper Saturday
    February 15, 2018
    The Western Nebraska Community College softball team will hold its annual Soup Supper on Saturday, Feb. 17 in the pit area of the main campus. The soup supper fundraiser will be held from 1 p.m. until halftime of the men’s basketball game. The Cougar men and women will host Otero Junior College in Region IX South sub-region basketball action beginning at 2 p.m. for the women’s contest. The cost of the soup supper is $5 per person and includes all-you-can-eat soup and a dessert. Tickets may be purchased from any Cougar softball player or coach, or may be purchased at the door.
  • WNCC softball splits with Western Texas
    February 10, 2018
    SNYDER, Texas – The Western Nebraska Community College softball team split a doubleheader with Western Texas College on Friday in Snyder, Texas. In the opener, Michaela Kelly gets a home run, but Western Texas scored five times in the fourth to get the 9-4 win. The second game saw the Cougars score five runs in the sixth and seventh innings to register the 6-5 win.
  • WNCC softball team sweep Frank Phillips
    February 07, 2018
    BORGER, Texas – The Western Nebraska Community College softball team racked up 30 runs and 22 hits in a doubleheader sweep over Frank Phillips College on Wednesday in Borger, Texas. In the opener, freshman pitcher Emma McMillan tossed a 2-hit shutout while striking out nine as the Cougars registered the 12-0 win. Game two saw the Cougars score 11 times in the fourth inning while registering the 18-3 win.
  • WNCC softball opens the season Wednesday in Texas
    February 06, 2018
    The Western Nebraska Community College softball team had very few days to practice outside since starting practice in January, but when the team hits the field Wednesday against Frank Phillips College in Texas, they will be more than ready to hit the diamond. “We are all looking forward to getting outside and on a softball field,” second-year head coach Katelyn Groves said. “Having the weather we have from about November to March, we always get pretty excited for the first trip south in February. The focus for the first game is to play our game and have strong communication. When our team is communicating, we are much better in practice and I am excited to see it translate in games.”
  • WNCC’s Doumer inks with Colorado Mesa for softball
    November 09, 2017
    WNCC sophomore Brooke Doumer transferred to Western Nebraska Community College from Iowa Western Community College to be closer to home and play softball. Next season, she will be even closer to home, inking a letter of intent to play softball at Colorado Mesa University Thursday evening.
  • WNCC softball inks 13
    November 06, 2017
    Sunday was a special morning for 13 future Western Nebraska Community College softball players. Eleven of the players, who were on campus over the weekend, signed letter-of-intents to continue their playing days with the Cougar softball program in 2018 in a special recruiting signing ceremony in the morning. WNCC head coach Katelyn Groves said it was a special day, not only for the players but for herself. “Watching 11 of the 13 young ladies sign on campus was extremely special,” Groves said. “This is my first recruiting class at WNCC since I took over as the head coach. These young ladies have such passion and buy-in for Cougar Softball already and it’s so exciting as a coach. Very thankful that they took the time to travel to Scottsbluff and spend this special day with us.”