The Art of Hitting in Softball

Mar 18, 2024 ·   General

The Art of Hitting in Softball: Balancing the 3T's with Linear and Rotational Techniques In the realm of softball, hitting is often described as an art form—a delicate balance between timing, technique, and technology. This concept, popularized by legendary Hall of Fame player Ed Rose, encapsulates the multifaceted nature of batting in a sport where split-second decisions can make all the difference. As players strive for excellence at the plate, they navigate between two primary hitting techniques: linear and rotational. Let's expl ...



2023 60+ Teams of the Year announced

Jan 15, 2024 ·   General

The FHC Board of Directors is pleased to announce our 60+ Divisions Teams of the Year:   60's  -  Team Florida 65's  -  Ted Todd 70's  -  Florida Stingers



Notes on canceling tournaments due to weather

Jan 10, 2024 ·   General

Managers, I know that you veterans know the drill about what goes on a full 2 weeks out from a tournament, but I feel our new Managers and Players deserve to know that we always want to play, but we also always look out for their safety.     At least 2 weeks out from a Tournament, we monitor the weather.  That means that we monitor the weather 12 months a year.  We check the local weather, incoming fronts, and the possibility of bad conditions caused by rain or wind.  One of our Board Members is a Government empl ...



Announcing new FHC Board members

Jan 01, 2024 ·   General

Lester Lewis is appointed by FHC Board of Directors as the new Area 3 Director as of January 1, 2024.   Bob O'Brien is appointed by the FHC Board of Directors as the new Secretary as of January 1, 2024.



50's Teams of the Year

Dec 23, 2023 ·   General

Managers, in an earlier post this week, I was incorrect in the naming of the 50's B Division Team of the Year.  Please except my apology for that mistake.   The 50's B Division "Team of the Year" for 2023 was the Roofing Pros, USA Team under the leadership of Donna Lefrancois.   Mike Knowles FHC Chairman



Send 2024 Rosters to Mike Knowles

Dec 20, 2023 ·   General

I am requesting that all team Managers please send their 2024 rosters to his address, effective immediately.  Please send to: Mike Knowles3806 30th Lane EBradenton, FL 34208 Mike KnowlesFHC Chairman941-725-0790



Hall of Fame Dinner

Nov 20, 2023 ·   General

Managers, please inform your Players that there are still tickets available for the FHC Hall of Fame.  The date is Friday December 1st, and will be held at the Springhill Suites in Lakeland, right next door to the Convention Center.  The tickets ate $35 per person, and the banquet starts at 6pm.  If you are interested, contact me at:   Mike Knowles 941-725-0790



Check out FHC Chairman Mike Knowles on the Dugout Podcast

May 29, 2023 ·   General FHC Chairman Mike Knowles joins Ed and Dan on the Dugout for episode #3. Mike is a very decorated coach, official and softball player (in the Hall of Fame for all 3 disciplines), as well as a retired high school teacher and husband of 51 years. Join us as Mike, the long time and current acting Florida Half Century chairman, dives into the history of the world’s largest Half Century Softball League, speaks ...



Mike Knowles Inducted into the National High School Athletic Association's National Hall of Fame

Mar 16, 2023 ·   General

Coach Mike Knowles, the Chairman for FHC Senior Softball for the past 6+ years, will be inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association's National Hall of Fame on July 25 in Lincoln, Nebraska.  He and his wife Sherry will attend the induction ceremonies, and bring back lots of pictures.  This honor is presented across our nation recognizing the achievements in High School coaching.  Awards are given to coaches in individual sports, and also for Lifetime Achievement, which is the category that Coach Knowle ...



Photography Specials for State Tournaments

Nov 21, 2022 ·   General

MSC Photography FHC States Photography ShootsAll 4 games Dec 18/19 = $250 2 games either Saturday or Sunday $150 total Contact me to book your set .. First come, First Served.


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