The Mattoon Pride Softball organization started in 1993 with only one team in the 12U age division and has expanded over the years to include 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U teams that all compete at a high level still today. In 2010, the Mattoon Pride softball organization was the first organization to be inducted into the National Softball Association Hall of Fame. Once again in 2016, the Mattoon Pride added to it's list of accolades by being inducted into the Illinois Amatuer Softball Association Hall of Fame.
You can read the newspaper article for the 2010 NSA Hall of Fame induction here.
You can read the newspaper article for the 2016 ASA Hall of Fame induction here.
Over the years, the Mattoon Pride Softball organization has also won numerous state and national tournaments.
ASA CLASS "A" NATIONALS, TOP 4 FINISHES
2017 14U Black - Northern National, 4th Place
ASA CLASS "A" STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
FSOS STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
2018 16U-Black - 18U Indiana State Champions
NSA CLASS "A" WORLD SERIES, TOP 4 FINISHES
NSA CLASS "A" STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
USFA WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIPS, TOP 4 FINISHES
2019 16U-Black - 4th Place
USSSA CLASS "A" NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS, TOP 4 FINISHES