Fastpitch -- More than a sport, it's an attitude - a way of life!!
Congratulations to The Chant Home School High School team for winning the 2013 NACA Diviosn 1 National Championship in Tennessee last week. This team is made up of 6 AXE players and they were undefeated throughout the tournament. Players consist of: AXE Elite 18U - Donelle Johnson & Grace Blagg AXE 16U Fleitman - Emily Gibbons 16U AXE Dial - Abbie Boots & Cara Davison 98 AXE Wittrock - Brianna Gibbons Great Job Ladies, we are proud of you!
May 30, 2004: AXE Sports Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Charitable, Non-Profit Organization promoting amateur softball for youths in the North Texas area. The Association's club, the AXE Fastpitch Softball Club, is a highly competitive club which plays at various local, regional, state and national tournaments and/or leagues. The AXE Club strives to be a well-balanced program that will enhance the youths playing ability and personal demeanor as champion representatives for the sport of fastpitch softball as well as our community, state and sponsors.
The AXE Mission Statment
AXE Sports Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit girls’ softball organization established in May 2004 to support and develop amateur athletes for local, regional, and national sports competition. Our goals are to develop young women physically and mentally through competitive fastpitch softball, provide a stepping stone for those players desiring to compete at higher levels. The Association will openly develop opportunities for young women through individual instruction, specific direction, and tournament experience. Our players, ages 7 – 19, are coached through application of our core values of education, teamwork, positive discipline, fun and personal accomplishment.
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August 13, 2004: Please give us your thoughts on our team, website or anything else you want to talk about. We, as coaches, welcome your thoughts and ideas. If you have already posted, we appreciate your thoughts and positive comments. This really helps boost the teams and coaching staff.
For a glimpse into the life of AXE Sports Association, take a look at our 5 minute AXE Sports Video.
If you like what you see and want more information on becoming a member of our club, click on the link below and complete our online player try-out form. One of our coaches will contact you with more information concerning our club & try-out/practice information.
AXE Sports Association, Inc. is now set-up to collect your monthly dues, new player registration fees and sponsorship donations through Paypal online. Simply go to the "Pay Dues Online" menu and click on the appropriate button to pay. Make sure you select the proper team from the drop-down box above the "Pay Now" button. You can pay with Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and through your own Paypal account. Please be aware that the payment amounts are a little higher than mailing to cover processing fees.
LEGAL NOTICE AS OF JANUARY 27, 2009
AXE Sports Association, Inc. is pleased to inform our members and the general public that upon review
of our application for tax exempt status the United States Government has determined that we are exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to AXE are deductible under section 170 of the code. AXE is also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devices, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the code. It has also been determined that AXE Sports Association, Inc. is now classified as a Public Charity under the Code Section 509(a)(2).
AXE Spirit Wear now available at:
High 5 Sports
1201 E. Main St., Suite 270
Allen, TX 75002
TO THE FOLLOWING AXE PLAYERS FOR THEIR "OUT OF THE PARK" HOMERUNS
Lexi Cushing - AXE 98 Wittrock - 14UOpen in McKinney, TX on Saturday, 11/17/2012 Lexi Cushing - AXE 98 Wittrock - 14UOpen in McKinney, TX on Saturday, 11/17/2012 Mariah Nichols - AXE 98 Weichel - 16UOpen in Allen, TX on Sunday, 11/11/2012 Alli Peters - AXE 98 Wittrock - 16UOpen in Garland, TX on Saturday, 11/03/2012 Lauren Esparza - AXE Lee - 18UOpen in North Richland Hills, TX on Saturday, 10/27/2012 Lexi Cushing - AXE 98 Wittrock - 14UOpen in Keller, TX on Saturday, 10/13/2012 Jessy Mammel - AXE Lee - 16UOpen in Garland, TX on Sunday, 8/05/2012 Mattison Johnson - 96 AXE - 18UOpen in Plano, TX on Sunday, 7/15/2012 Logan Pennartz - 96 AXE - 18UOpen in Plano, TX on Friday, 7/13/2012 Caroline Henderson - AXE Lee-Boedeker - 18UOpen in Westminster, CO on Friday, 6/29/2012 Julia Monge - 96 AXE - 18UOpen in Brighton, CO on Friday, 6/29/2012 (WALK OFF HR!!!) Caroline Henderson - AXE Lee-Boedeker - 18UOpen in Westminster, CO on Thursday, 6/28/2012 Ashton Esparza - AXE Lee - 16UOpen in McKinney, TX on Saturday, 6/02/2012
Jordan Stone - AXE Brochu - 18UOpen in Grand Prairie, TX on Saturday, 11/19/2011 Caroline Henderson - AXE Lee - 18UOpen in Plano, TX on Sunday, 11/13/2011 Peyton Tinney - AXE Lee 16U/18U Summer League in McKinney, TX on Wednesday, 6/22/2011 Amanda Conner - AXE Lee - 14UA in Mustang, OK on Sunday, 6/05/2011 McKenna Henry - AXE Lee - 14UOpen in Dallas, TX on Saturday, 5/14/2011 Ashton Esparza - AXE Weichel - 12UOpen in Rockwall, TX on Sunday, 4/03/2011 McKenna Henry - AXE Lee - 14UOpen in Pottsboro, TX on Sunday, 2/27/2011
Melissa Reitz- AXE Connell - 18UOpen in McKinney, TX on Sunday, 9/19/2010 Samantha Stockford - AXE Connell - 18UOpen in McKinney, TX on Saturday, 9/18/2010 Jordan Stone - AXE Brochu - 16UOpen in Forney, TX on Saturday, 8/21/2010 Mattison Johnson - AXE Brochu - 14UOpen in Keller, TX on Saturday, 6/19/2010 Delaney Neal - AXE Brochu - 14UOpen in Grand Prairie, TX on Sunday, 5/2/2010
Reagan Yahola - AXE Tolhuizen - 14UOpen in Ft. Worth, TX on Saturday, 6/13/2009 Megan Matlock - AXE Gallimore - 18UOpen in Garland, TX on Saturday, 6/13/2009
Rikki Reedy - AXE Swaner - 18UOpen in Allen, TX on Sunday, 8/31/2008 Rikki Reedy - AXE Swaner - 18UOpen in Allen, TX on Sunday, 8/31/2008 (GRAND SLAM!!!)
Megan McLaughlin - AXE McLaughlin - 14UOpen in Allen, TX on Saturday, 11/02/2007 Maddie Head - AXE Gallimore - 16UOpen in Hurst, TX on Saturday, 11/02/2007 Tori Bates – AXE McLaughlin – 14UA in Hurst, TX. On Saturday, 9/15/2007 Tori Bates – AXE McLaughlin – 14UA ASA State in Tyler, TX. On Friday, 6/22/07 Maddie Head – AXE Gallimore – 16UA in Edmond, OK. On Saturday, 6/02/2007 (280FT!!!)
TO THE FOLLOWING AXE PLAYERS WHO HAVED MOVED INTO OR COMMITTED TO PLAY AT THE COLLEGIATE RANKS
AXE believes in competition and camaraderie. AXE believes in brackets, bubble gum, and bang-bang plays. AXE believes that attendance and preparation win games. AXE believes there is more to being a good batter than just being a good hitter. AXE believes in being relaxed on defense until the batter lifts her front foot. AXE believes it's ok to use defensive shifts to play the odds, and head games. AXE believes in taking my turn to coach the base across the field from our dugout. AXE believes in checking on the condition of injured opponents. AXE believes players should applaud opponents after they make great defensive plays. AXE believes players can get better with age. AXE believes taking winter BP with a cheap bat helps to hit summer homers with an expensive bat. AXE believes in running out routine grounders and lazy fly balls, no matter how frustrated I am. AXE believes it is better to be a smart base runner than a fast one. AXE believes in the nervous anticipation of a play at the plate. AXE believes in the magical moment of recognition after contact on a "no-doubter" home run. AXE believes in catchers who talk junk and pitchers who throw it. AXE believes in infielders who think getting dirty is part of the job description. AXE believes in fast outfielders who do not hug the lines or play to deep. AXE believes rattling bats can wake them up, and uncrossing them can avoid bad luck. AXE believes in wiping the morning dew off a ball, and squinting into the sunset. AXE believes in saving an equipment catalog until the next issue replaces it. AXE believes photos; autographed balls and scorebook pages can be better than trophies and t-shirts. AXE BELIEVES THERE IS NO OFF-SEASON. JUST A LONGER WAIT UNTIL THE NEXT GAME. AXE believes in the butterflies of opening day and the long drive home after the final game. AXE believes in showing appreciation to your family and friends who came to watch you play. AXE believes in thanking the umps when the game is over, regardless of the score. AXE believes the final score is part of the overall experience.