MINNEAPOLIS (Feb. 11, 2018) – SportsEngine, a division of NBC Sports Group, today announced a partnership agreement between its tournament management solution, Tourney Machine, and Fort Collins, Colorado-based, Triple Crown Sports (TCS), a longtime leader in producing impactful youth events from coast to coast. Part of the SportsEngine platform of services, Tourney Machine facilitates team
This year marks the third Triple Crown NAIA College Classic, slated for Feb. 9-11, 2018, and presented by the TCS California fastpitch franchise. It’s one of the true unique gems on the schedule, as more than 10 NAIA programs descend on the Big League Dreams complex in West Covina, CA, to show their stuff. On
Pick a fastpitch strategy with a bit of nuance – ways to defend against the bunt, for example – and the Internet will shower you with dozens of links and options. But those theories barely came at a trickle when John Corn first got serious about coaching the sport nearly 20 years ago. And while
With two successful years in the rearview mirror and nothing but excitement about the road ahead, Triple Crown Sports and YouTube sensation Domingo Ayala have announced their partnership will continue with the release of the 2018 TCS Tour schedule. Ayala’s “Theory of Beisbol” series and other videos on YouTube have racked up more than 28
Triple Crown Sports, a Fort Collins business fixture since the mid-1980s and producer of youth and collegiate athletic events that stretch around the nation and into Mexico, announced this week the official shift of CEO duties from founder David King to his son, Keri King. The formal transition ends David King’s 36-year stint as
There’s a time-tested, historical strength within Triple Crown Sports fastpitch when it comes to putting great players in front of college coaches. But that doesn’t mean fresh thinking about current trends in the sport are ignored. With the skill level of 14u players on the rise – and interest from recruiters following suit – TCS
After closing last year in the runner-up position, the 18u So Cal Athletics-Richardson team decided to move a rung up in 2017. Flexing its muscle in multiple tournaments with a roster deep in college-bound talent, the Athletics now stand in the No. 1 spot in the 2017 US Club Rankings results, up one place from
While the 2017 season didn’t go down as a perfect success for the 16u So Cal Athletics Mercado/Smith team, it makes perfect sense where they ended up in the final 2017 US Club Rankings. The Athletics won just about everything in sight this season, continuing their long run of success since hitting the scene before
The larger club fastpitch programs around the country tend to populate the winner’s circle at major events, but there’s a stand-alone team that moved to the top of the final 14u US Club Rankings for 2017. The Texas Dirt Divas, based in Liberty, TX, a bit northeast of Houston, had all the right moves this
By Bradey King If you’re looking for good food, great sports culture and even better softball – Oklahoma City is the place to be. The Triple Crown OKC Tournament returns in 2018 (June 1-4) to deliver another memorable experience for athletes, 10u through 18u, and their families. More than 155 teams from across the U.S.
by Bradey King Colorado Mesa’s speedy and powerful lineup set the tone from start Saturday at Triple Crown’s Fall Colors College Clash. The team showed consistency, crossing home plate in five out of seven innings while junior pitcher McKenzie Surface kept Baker University off the bases through five innings. Baker made some adjustments in the
The hard work of developing softball players is a 12-month journey, but the wisest college programs do what they can add some unique stops along the way. Triple Crown proudly offers a high-quality option Sept. 22-24 by hosting the Fall Colors College Clash, which welcomes a mix of 10 junior, community and small-college squads from
Triple Crown’s SoCal fastpitch schedule has multiple highlights in the fall, but one of the essential stops on the journey is the Monster Mash tourney, set for Oct. 14-15 in and around San Diego. FIRST OFF – what a great chance to play some ball! More than 200 teams played in the 2016 edition, and
With more than 30 years invested in the world of club fastpitch and a competitive fire that started it all in the athletic hotbed in Houston, the Impact Gold program has obvious markers of success. Dozens and dozens of teams, multiple locations in and out of Texas, stellar finishes at national events – there’s no
By Bradey King Fort Collins high schools and others in the region made sure to get their early-season swings in at the Colorado Women’s Sports Fund Tournament. Fort Collins High School itself looked ready as the hometown Lambkins fought their way to the 1 p.m. championship game Saturday at the Triple Crown Sports East field.