Thomasville Times Enterprise

Local Sports

February 10, 2014

TU softball coach talks first win

THOMASVILLE —

Thomas softball may be off to a 1-5 start, but coach Bill Wilson insists his team has no hole to dig itself out of.

 

“We’ve played really well even though it’s not showing record-wise,” Wilson said. “I tell my kids all the time that it’s not all about winning and losing.

 

“It’s about competing, and they’re competing hard every time.”

 

Thomas started the season against three rugged opponents, including two Division I teams (Morgan State and Savannah State), and the defending NAIA champion (Shorter).

 

Wilson believes that the problems Thomas endured are easily fixable. The Lady Night Hawks are hitting a respectable, yet improvable, .284.

 

“We have all the talent in the world,” he said. “It’s a matter of getting a few breaks this way or the next.”

 

“We have to focus on getting into the region championship and from there, worry about qualifying for nationals,” he said.

 

The road will not get easier, though.

 

Thomas takes on three Top 25 teams in this weekend’ Clermont Softball Tournament: Mobile, Reinhardt and USC-Beaufort before the conference capper against St. Thomas.

 

“I don’t think we’re in any early season hole,” Wilson said.

1
Text Only
Local Sports
Business Marquee
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Poll

Do you believe Israel's invasion of Gaza is justified?

Yes
No
     View Results
Smoky Day in Thomasville
CHS AC Work
Project IMPACT 2011
SCBC Harry Potter Themed Blood Drive
TOSAC Rehearses "High School Musical"