Coach Grampa

When softball players on the St. John Paul II squad need practice fly balls hit to the outfield, or someone to feed an endless supply of batting practice balls to the pitching machine, or simply a friendly word of advice, they look toward Grampa. In fact, Grampa has been a valuable asset to many Cape […]

Twenty Questions: Jo-Jo Carpenter

When asked to describe his senior shortstop Jordyn “Jo Jo” Carpenter, St. John Paul II softball coach Mike Manley said, “She’d play softball 24 hours a day if she could.” And what if there were 25 hours in a day, she was asked? “Then I’d definitely play 25,” she said, her infectious giggle punctuating her […]