Tommy Deas

Tommy DeasTommy Deas has been covering collegiate sports including football, basketball, baseball, softball and gymnastics for more than 25 years. He began covering fastpitch softball on his first full-time job in Nashville, Tenn., and fell in love with the sport. He has been covering collegiate softball for more than a dozen years, and continues to do so as executive sports editor at The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News.

Softball players find ways to excel in all four Cs

May 26, 2011

It doesn’t take a village to make a difference, but it can start with one. Take a look at the 10 finalists for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS award in softball. They come from places ranging from Roanok… Continue Reading…

Familiarity breeds respect for Charlotte Morgan and her softball contemporaries

May 17, 2010

It’s a small world at the elite level in any sport. The top players, whether it be in football, baseball, basketball, soccer or any other athletic endeavor, have a way of running into each other on an… Continue Reading…

College Student-Athletes Become Part of a Community - That’s Where They Can Have the Greatest Impact

May 15, 2009

Classroom, character and competition are all important elements of the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, but community is where student-athletes can make the biggest impact. When a student-athlete leaves… Continue Reading…
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