PJ's Perspective: Schmidt starring for Drake, East Ridge coaching changes, and more
Former New Life Academy star Rebekah Schmidt is 14-11 with six complete games, a 3.51 ERA and 122 strikeouts in 187.1 innings pitched for the Division 1 Drake Bulldogs women’s softball team this season. Schmidt, a junior, is also batting .273 with four home runs, six doubles and 14 RBIs. Drake is currently 15-28 overall on the year. Recently, Schmidt, a Cottage Grove native, hit a two-run home run as the Bulldogs knocked off in-state rival Northern Iowa, 7-1.