Hollister High School Softball is a spring sport open to girls in grades 9th through 12th. With freshman, junior varsity, and varsity teams, all girls who wish to play are able to find a spot.
Student-athletes are expected to follow all rules and regulations set forth in the Hollister High School Handbook. Athletes are expected to be at every practice and game. Practices are on weekdays from 3:20 to 5:30 PM during the softball season. If an athlete has to miss a game or practice, it must be communicated to the head coach as soon as possible.
Athletes are encouraged to participate in the Summer Softball League with all games in the month of June played at Hollister High School. Athletes are also encouraged to take a weights class.
After struggling to win games for several years, through hard work and dedication, the Lady Tigers have turned things around with a 34-19 record over the last three seasons. In the last two seasons, the Lady Tigers have played in the District Semi-final as well as District Finals. Several players have made the All-District Team, and a couple of players have made the All-Region Team. Over the past two years, 2 players have gone on to play at the college level.
The mission of the Hollister Middle School Softball program is to provide a rigorous athletic program that complements and supports a challenging academic program by teaching students to persevere, to work well with others, and to test themselves. The primary goal of athletics at Hollister is the betterment of the student-athlete as an individual. Participation in Hollister athletics is a privilege. Actions of student-athletes are expected to bring honor to the team and the school.
Softball players should attend all practices and competitions. Missing Practice will result in makeup work. Excused or unexcused. Unexcused and excused practices may result in missing the next competition. The coach has the right to move the lineup around as he chooses. The coach will give the team the best opportunity to be successful. Athletes should be coachable. They should listen to the coach, work hard, and give 100% all the time. This will not guarantee athletes win but it will give them the best opportunity to win.
HMS Softball is a spring sport and is open to girls in 7th and 8th grades.