Frettie, Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 3.0)

Kentucky has become the first state in the nation to mandate the use of face protection for high school softball players. 

Dakota County Technical College, Wikimedia Commons

Members of the 2015 Kentucky General Assembly will be asked to toughen safety standards for girl's high school fast pitch softball.  

The proposed measure would require the pitcher, plus players at first and third base to wear protective masks. 

MSU Searches for New Softball Coach

May 14, 2012
Murray State Sports Information /

Murray State Athletics is searching for a new softball coach, after falling short of the OVC tournament championship this weekend. Athletics Director Allen Ward says current coach Jay Pyron will not return next season. Pyron finishes his career at Murray State with an overall record of 80-79 and 43-37 in OVC play. Ward did not give a reason for Pyron's departure.