Congratulations to Tennessee Sting 18u Head Coach Courtland Styles for being chosen as a coach with Team America. Coach Styles will represent the United States this summer in Europe. In addition to Coach Styles, 3 Sting players will get to play for Team USA in Europe as well. Team America seeks to exemplify American character and sportsmanship abroad. It also acts as a wonderful educational tool by bringing together players of different cultures and customs. The Tennessee Sting Organization representing Team USA - the Red, White and Blue joining forces with the Black and Yellow - it doesn't get much better than that! Go Sting!
Ho-Hum - - Another College Showcase Another Championship Round
The Tennessee Sting 16u advanced to the Championship Round in yet another tournament November 3, after working their way through their pool at the Scenic City 16 College Showcase. The Scenic City 16 Tournament was the 5th of the last 6 college showcases wherein the 16u Gold has advanced from their pool to Championship play. Along the way, the 16u Gold team was able to defeat Team Knoxville, the Georgia Venom, the Georgia Fire 97, and the Louisville Stunners before bowing out in the Championship Round to the Georgia Fire 96. Congratulations ladies on another very strong showing and congratulations on several girls picking up scholarship offers and drawing college interest.
Tennessee Sting 16u Gold Proves ELITE at Heartland Eastern Elite
The Tennessee Sting 16u Gold team went to Chattanooga October 25-27 and came back as tournament runners up. The Sting team defeated the Easton Elite, the Georgia Flames, the Kentucky Stealth and the Nashville Tennessee Xplosion in route to the championship game. With time expired in the game and the score 0-0, the Chattanooga Fury were able to plate the winning runs. Congratulations to the Tennessee Sting 16u Gold for their strong performance in the National College Showcase. The 16u team has played in 5 college showcase tournaments this fall and has won their pool in 4 of the 5 tournaments including 2 second place finishes. Way to go Sting!
Deuces Wild - Sting's 16u and 18u both place second in Heartland Elite
October 25-27 Tennessee Sting 16u and 18u teams plowed through the competition en route to second places finishes respectively in the ASA College Showcase event. The 16u team lost 3-0 in the championship game to the Chattanooga Fury. The 18u team lost 3-1 in their championship game to the Birmingham Vipers 18u. Along the way both teams pounded the ball with 16u players - Dee Smith, Haley Keesler, and Sam Ely (twice) going yard. The 18u team also did their own yardwork, with Alyssa Mabe, Elisa Carrasco and Courtney Styles pounding homeruns. Congratulations girls on bringing the sting!
Sting Player Named Under Armour All-American and Invited to USA Junior Nationals
Tennessee Sting 18u Gold player Courtney Styles has been named an Under Armour All American and has been invited to tryout for the USA Junior National Team. Styles is a Tennessee Sports Writer Association All-State player who plays third base for the Tennessee Sting 18u team. Congratulations Courtney! That is an amazing honor.
Sting is Honored to Announce Partnership with All-American Raven Chavanne!
The Tennessee Sting is very proud to announce that former All-SEC, All-American, Team USA player Raven Chavanne will be working with some of our girls on hitting lessons. The 2013 Capital One Softball Player of the Year will begin working with Sting players next week.
Sting Teams "Ball Out" at College Showcase Tournament
The Tennessee Sting 16u Gold and 18u teams capped off a very strong weekend at the Milligan College Showcase in Johnson City Tennessee. The two teams combined went 8-2 and garnered the top two seeds along the way. The 18u team surrendered only 6 runs during the tournament. Not to be outdone, the 16u Gold team surrendered only 5 runs. Congratulations girls! Way to "Bring the Sting!"
No Practice, No Tournaments, No Problem
The Tennessee Sting 14 Black kicked off its season this past weekend by finishing 2nd to the White Lightning in Knoxville. Despite not having practiced one time together and never having played together the team showed its talent by falling one run short in extra innings in the Championship. All and all a very good start to the fall season by the 14 Black team and its head coach Landon Potter. Congratulations girls!
16 Gold Announced
The Tennessee Sting 16 Gold team is ready to play for the fall of 2013. Players from all over Tennessee, Georgia, and Virginia headline the roster for this very solid "A" level team. The team will play several college showcase tournaments this fall including the Heartland Elite in Chattanooga, the Southern Star Showcase in Savannah, GA, and the Diamond Classic in Spartanburg, S.C. Congratulations girls! Go get yourself a scholarship and - "BRING THE STING!"
14U Wins Title
14U Wins Title - Congratulations to the Tennessee Sting 14u team for winning the Dixie Classic in Fountain City on June 8th! The Sting 14u was undefeated in bracket play and downed a very classy and well coached Kentucky Jinx team in the Championship. Way to Bring the Sting girls!
14U Qualifies for ASA Nationals! - Congratulations are in order for the Tennessee Sting 14U team for placing second in the "high school" bracket of the the ASA National Qualifier in Cleveland, Tennessee on May 18th. Playing against 16U and 18U teams, the 14U managed to place second defeating a game Cobra team before losing to a strong AFC team in the Championship game. By placing in the tournament the 14U team stamped its ticket for the ASA Nationals. Congratulations girls!
Welcome to Tennessee Sting Softball Inc. We are a nonprofit softball organization in East Tennessee. We currently have a 14 Black, a 14 Gold, a 16 Black, a 16 Gold, a 16 Premier, and an 18 Gold team. Our teams play almost exclusively "A" level ball with the goal of getting our girls college scholarships. It is our mission to provide all the tools necessary to develop our young ladies into excellent softball players and individuals of strong character.
We offer fully sponsored pitching and hitting lessons with some of the top instructors in the state. Furthermore, we offer fully sponsored professional speed, agility, and strength training.
We charge our parents NO tournament fees, no enrollment fees, and no equipment fees. We have wonderful sponsors who make Tennessee Sting Softball the top softball organization in East Tennessee.