Pursuing their third straight state championship, The King’s Academy softball players keep Christ first
By David Dawson
Baptist and Reflector
SEYMOUR — Having been in existence for less than five years, The King’s Academy softball team has quickly established itself as a genuine Goliath — in a David-sized body.
Proudly carrying the banner for a high school that has only about 160 students, the Lady Lions have captured back-to-back Division II-A state championships in the past two years, and they appear primed to make a push toward a third consecutive title in the next few weeks.
Owning a 24-2 record this season, the team is ranked No. 4 in the state (through April 27). The Lady Lions have compiled a 140-22 overall record in their four-plus seasons of varsity fastpitch softball, and have been ranked among the Top-25 teams in the country by USA Today.
The secret to all this success? Oh, it’s no secret at all. In fact, it’s a very visible, very prominent part of the TKA program. It can be seen in the Scripture references that some of the players write on their arms before games, and it can be spotted when the team gathers for prayer after each game and each practice. [Read more…]