Did you know Lubbock has a new women's professional fastpitch softball team?

They just hosted their first official practice in Floydada on Wednesday evening.

IVY PRESS
IVY PRESS
loading...

The Adelitas, who have brought in players from all over the country, have moved their opening series from LCU’s Maner Park to Floydada at the Lady Winds Field at 618 Whirlwind Alley.

Swarthmore College assistant softball coach Justus Perry has signed to play with the Hub City Adelitas, an expansion team in the Women's Professional Fastpitch League.

"This opportunity is incredibly special to me, as it has always been a dream of mine to play in the WPF," said Perry. "My goal is to continue playing the sport I love, while also impacting the community and youth of Lubbock, Texas. It's so special to represent myself and my background at the highest level of professional softball, and I could not be more grateful and excited for this opportunity!"

Former Gael standout Alex Casas '19, who has become one of the first signings of the Hub City Adelitas, a new expansion team in the Women's Professional Fastpitch League, playing in Lubbock, Texas.

Former Arizona Wildcat third baseman Blaise Biringer is not done with softball yet. The recent graduate was announced as a member of the new Hub City Adelitas of Women’s Professional Fastpitch.

BYU softball alum Maddie Bejarano signed with the team as well along with Michigan State star softball pitcher Liv Grey.

They open the WPF season facing Coastal Bend Tidal Wave starting Thursday, June 20-23 in Floydada.

The two teams will have games at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday and another game at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Tickets are $5 at the gate.

Kids 14 and under in uniform get in free!

Most Loved Athletes That Played Sports in Texas

According to Chat GPT (AI Program) here is a look at the most loved athletes who played in Texas.

Gallery Credit: Billy Jenkins

The Most and Least Expensive States for Sports Tickets

Remitly, a leading digital financial services provider for immigrants and their families recently conducted a study to determine which states in America have the priciest and cheapest tickets for a live event professional sports. For full methodology, see the link found in the #1 entry for Remitly's Most and Least Expensive States for Sports Tickets

Gallery Credit: Scott Clow