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WBSC Softball Hall of Famer receives home town honours

SHEPPARTON, Australia — Legendary softball umpire Margo Koskelainen has added yet another accolade to her already-impressive list of achievements by being inducted into the Greater Shepparton Sports Hall of Fame.

WBSC announces new members of 9-nation global Softball Umpire Committee

LAUSANNE (Switzerland) – The WBSC today announced the newest members of the regional softball umpiring committee, including appointments from the Czech Republic, Japan and the United States. The new composition of the nine-member, gender-balanced committee covers the five Olympic continents — Africa, Asia, America, Europe and Oceania.

European Softball Federation names Director of Umpires Co-Chairs

ANTWERP (Belgium) — The European Softball Federation (ESF) announced today the appointment of Carolien Stadhouders and Pavel Prachar as Director of Umpires Co-Chairs, each with designated responsibilities. One co-chair will take on the assignment of umpires and UICs at ESF tournaments / events, while the other will be responsible for the development and education of umpires at all levels across Europe.