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10 Oct

PlayMSP Fall State Weekend Recap (Oct 2 - Oct 4 2020)

Fierce competition took place at PlayMSP Fall State Presented by Zaxby's

09 Oct


Nine AA teams from 10U and 11U divisions will compete for a Stars & Stripes AA Championship Title this weekend at Black Bob Park!

26 Sep

Stars & Stripes AA Baseball Headed for BVRC & Black Bob Park

33 AA teams from 10U, 11U, 13U divisions will compete for a Stars & Stripes AA Championship Title this weekend!

01 Jul

State Weekend Recaps (June 19 - June 26)

Despite back to back rainy weekends in the Kansas City metro area and Topeka, Kan.,the MOKAN A-B-C MEGA State Presented by Jake's Fireworks and USSSA C State were able to power through and take on the midwest region.

29 May

007. Interview with Wichita State Softball HC: Kristi Bredbenner

Brittany & Matt are joined by Wichita State Head Softball Coach, Kristi Bredbenner! Together, they discuss: Kristi's transition from player to coach, building trust with your players and coaches, the biggest influence on her coaching career and much more!

21 May

006. Interview with Pitt State Head Softball Coach: Ashley Balazs

Brittany & Matt are joined by Pitt State Head Softball Coach, Ashley Balazs. Together, they discuss coaching at all different levels, being vulnerable as a coach, teaching the fundamentals and much, much more! Join us!

14 May

005. Catcher U with Mike Macfarlane and Chelsea Goodacre

Brittany & Matt are joined by former MLB catcher, Mike Macfarlane and Rawling's Gold Glove Award winner & USSSA Pride catcher, Chelsea Goodacre to form a special episode of the Hot Corner called "Catcher U." In this discussion they touched on getting their start in catching,, reaching the elite level, and coaching among other things. Join us!

07 May

004. Mindset: The Myth of a Great Teammate

Join Brittney & Matt while they discuss the mindset of today's youth fastpitch and baseball players. In this episode they also preach the importance of accountability, and they delve deeper into the "Myth of a Great Teammate"

30 Apr

003. Interview with University of Missouri Head Softball Coach: Larissa Anderson

Welcome to the Hot Corner Podcast, Powered by Easton! University of Missouri Head Softball Coach Larissa Anderson joins the show for episode 3. They discussed: her career thus far, how her and her team are dealing with the adversity of the season being cancelled, and Larissa gives advice to youth coaches, players, and parents! Follow Coach Larissa Anderson: @CoachLarissaA Follow Mizzou SB: @MizzouSoftball Follow Easton FP: @EastonFastpitch Follow us on Twitter & Instagram: @HotCorner_Pod

23 Apr

002. Mindset: Control What You Can Control

Join Brittney & Matt while they discuss the mindset of today's youth fastpitch and baseball players. In this episode they preach the importance of 'Controlling What You Can Control", and share some experiences from their playing days on how they did so. And lastly, don't forget to "check your P.A.C.E. !"

17 Apr

The Hot Corner Podcast: 001 Guest - Jeremy McDowell

CEO and Owner of Midwest Sports Productions Jeremy McDowell joins the show! Jeremy joined Brittany & Matt to discuss his experiences in youth sports, why he's "in the people business", and dealing with COVID-19.

11 Apr

The Hot Corner Podcast: 000 Welcome Episode

Welcome! Take a listen and get to know our hosts Brittney Hile & Matt Williams. Together, they have all the bases covered for coaches, parents, and players with development, performance, mindset, guest interviews, and more!

30 Mar

The Hot Corner Podcast: Presented by The Clubhouse Media

Meet your hosts - Brittany Hile & Matt Williams!

21 Mar

A Note from Jeremy McDowell

“This too shall pass,” has hit my desk several times the last few days and I 100% agree. But let’s not miss the opportunity in front of us right now to "lock arms" as a community and help each other.

12 Mar

Alex Gordon Classic Baseball (2020)

Want to meet Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon?

16 May

Hawaiin Hitfest - The world's largest baseball event returns to Kansas

Hawaiian Hitfest - the largest baseball tournament in the world!

08 Feb


Shawnee, Kan. – With the baseball and fastpitch seasons quickly approaching, Midwest Sports Productions is excited to announce a new partnership with Easton for the 2019 season.