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  1. Legacy of Julie Geis, lost on Sept. 11, kept alive through Nebras...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Friends and family of former Nebraska softball player Julie Geis keep her memory alive through an endowed scholarship for native Nebraska players.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  2. Dickinson State softball players died doing what they loved -- tr...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Kyrstin Gemar, Ashley Neufeld and Afton Williamson went to Dickinson State to play softball. On Nov. 1, they took off to go stargazing. They died in a stock pond 15 miles from town after desperate calls to teammates. There are still so many questions.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2009
  3. Santa Clara High School softball coach and school nurse forever c...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Santa Clara school nurse Eileen Bowden helped save softball coach John Rahbar after he suffered a heart attack. She then collapsed and later died. Her friends, colleagues and family aren't surprised that her last act was to help save somebody's life.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2009
  4. Could this loss actually bring back Olympic softball?

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Some say softball was taken off the Olympic docket because the United States was too dominant in the sport. So, could Japan's shocking upset of the Americans help bring back softball?

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2008
  5. U.S. softball dominating again at Games, but this time it's bitte...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    The U.S. softball team is picking up right where it left off in Athens -- dominating the competition on a path to gold. But this time, there is no light at the end of the medal tunnel. Players are savoring every moment knowing the sport will not be in the Olympics in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2008
  6. He grieved his wife's death, now U.S. softball coach must carry o...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Four years ago, Team USA softball coach Mike Candrea's wife died after she suffered an aneurysm in a Wisconsin airport. The team returned to Stevens Point on Tuesday night, and as's Elizabeth Merrill writes, Candrea is moving on with his life.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2008
  7. Boston-area school faces prospect of no sports teams

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Budget constraints are forcing Stoneham High School to consider dropping all sports programs, and as's Elizabeth Merrill writes, the situation is a cautionary tale for high schools across the country.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2007