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NCSA: 2019 college track and field camps

USA TODAY High School Sports has a weekly column on the college recruiting process. Here, you’ll find practical tips and real-world advice on becoming a better recruit to maximize your opportunities and play at the college level. Jaimie Duffek was one of the top 50 high school softball players in Illinois and went on to play outfield for Drake University. Jaimie is just one of many former college athletes who are part of the Next College Student Athlete team. Their knowledge, experience and dedication, along with NCSA’s history of digital innovation and long-standing relationship with the college coaching community, have made NCSA the largest and most successful athletic recruiting network in the country

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A day with no hits: Southern New Mexico duo pulls off rare feat of no-hitter, perfect game in same day

Carlsbad High School softball pitcher Ashley Hernandez and Caveman baseball pitcher TJ Ruiz threw a perfect game and no-hitter, respectively, within 90 minutes of each other on April 18 a few hundred feet apart.
How rare was this? The last time this could have happened was when actual cavemen and cavegirls were walking the earth.
Simply put, the odds are astronomical for a no-hitter and perfect game being thrown on the same day by the same school. Here’s how rare it actually is.
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Kenyon Martin's son may join Scottie Pippen's son in Vanderbilt basketball recruiting class

New Vanderbilt basketball coach Jerry Stackhouse is recruiting a Nashville native, a Louisiana shooting guard and the son of a fellow former NBA player.
He’s got a chance at landing all of them.
On Wednesday, 6-foot-6 high school forward Kenyon Martin Jr., son of former NBA player Kenyon Martin, announced on Twitter that he’s trimmed his list of possible schools to Vanderbilt, UCLA, TCU and West Virginia. He could be the second son of former NBA star in Vanderbilt’s recruiting class, joining Scotty Pippen Jr

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For Louisville Male lone senior Madison McCoy, this is the end of the line for softball

April is Girls Sports Month, and as part of USA TODAY High School Sports’ fourth-annual Girls Sports Month celebration, we’re speaking with some of the most influential female athletes, coaches and celebrities in the sports world. We will also be highlighting some of the best stories from the past year as well as featuring some of the trailblazers. 
Madison McCoy knows all good things must come to an end, and the senior second baseman for the nationally ranked Male High School softball team is ready to move on.
Just give her a couple of more months.
Several in-state programs have inquired about McCoy playing for them in college, but McCoy is ready to drop the latter portion of “student-athlete” next school year