If there’s a momentary silence during Tyler Walker’s at-bats, it might be intentional. “I swear that the crowd gets quiet just so she can scream, because I always hear her at every at-bat,” joked Walker of her mother Deedy Walker. “She’s a handful.” Continue Reading →
After a long winter, our “Only One” reporter finally got out and spent last weekend as the only Black media member in the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium press box at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional softball tournament at the University of Minnesota. Again I seemingly wore my invisible suit as the passing-out-stats people passed me by on a couple of occasions. Before last weekend’s four-team double elimination tournament, I promised Gophers’ Tyler Walker and Madie Eckstrom that I would attend. The two previously were featured a couple of weeks ago in our Gopher 100 series.
“We are going to see a whole lot of each other,” exclaimed Walker. Continue Reading →