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  Team History  

1993 Inaugural Season

Travel ball began for the Diamond Wildcats in the spring of 1993 with players from central Missouri. The first team finished with a 34-17 record and a 7th place finish in the ASA State tournament (out of 29 teams).  


1994 Missouri State Champions

The 14U Diamond Wildcats finished the season at 52-10 and won their first Missouri State Championship (out of 24 teams). 

The roster included Ann Kemper, Jessica Wieberg, Julie Wilson, Erica Eiken, Tiffany Baker, Kristina Jons, Alicia Davis, Robin Brown, Lisa Hoffmeyer, Amy Hiatte, Elisha Bonnot, and Kari Leigh Siebert.  The team was coached by Darrell Hiatte and Rick Baker.

1995 Missouri State Champions

The first year of 16U started slowly as the Wildcats got off to a 9-7 record but ended with a "hot" streak to finish the season at 51-12. The Wildcats battled through the state tournament and had to defeat a fine Pillsbury team twice to win the title (out of 22 teams). 

Other Teams, 1996-1998, 101-57
Coached with three other teams from 1996 through 1998.

1999 Re-establishment of Diamond Wildcats

The Diamond Wildcats were re-established in 1999. 

1999 4th at ASA State Tournament

The 1999 Diamond Wildcats was a great success. The 12 and Under Wildcats finished the season at 26-14. The team was led by the strong pitching of Brooke Kempker and Jennifer Golden and great defense. In 1999 the Diamond Wildcats finished 4th in Missouri which qualified the team for the ASA Regional Tournament in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Wildcats went 4-2, finishing 7th in the regional. Other highlights for the Wildcats, 2nd in the Jefferson City Classic and 1st in the Jefferson City Grand Slam Finale.

The first year of travel ball for the 1999 team was outstanding. They started the season at 9-9 but finished winning 17 of their last 22 games to finish the season at 26-14.

1999 Diamond Wildcats 7th at ASA Regional

The Diamond Wildcats went 4-2 and placed 7th at the ASA Regional Tournament in Omaha, Nebraska. This finish was higher than any Missouri team in 12 and under.

2000 Diamond Wildcats 7th at State

The 2000 Diamond Wildcats played the 2000 season in the 14 and under A Classification. The Wildcats team was comprised of all younger players in 2000. The team finished the season 7th in the Missouri ASA State Tournament and finished with a record of 24-23.

2001 Wildcats traval to ASA Regionals

The Diamond Wildcats went 1-2 in the ASA Regional with a win over the Warcat 8-4 and losses to the Olathe Rocket 3-2 (in nine innings) and the St.Louis Sluggers 4-3.

2001 Wildcats finish 4th at ASA State

The Diamond Wildcats completed their 2001 softball season with mark of 35-17. The Wildcats finished their campaign with a 1-2 mark at the 2001 ASA Class "A" Midwest Regionals held in Omaha, Nebraska. The Wildcats opened the tournament with a 8-4 victory over the Missouri Warcats from the St. Louis Metro. That victory pitted the Wildcats against the 2001 KC Metro Champions, Olathe Rockets. The Wildcats and Rockets had played once earlier in the season with the Wildcats prevailing 3-2. The Wildcats and Rockets both played outstanding ball for 9 innnings before the Wildcats fell 3-2. In their final game, the Wildcasts were opposed by the 2001 St.Louis Metro champions St.Louis Sluggers. The Wildcats fell behind 4-0 in the 5th before rallying for runs in the 6th and 7th to make the final score 4-3. 

Highlights of the 2001 Diamond Wildcat season were tournament championships at the Columbia Early Bird Tournament, Hannibal Gold Tournament, and the Jefferson City Grand Slam Final. The Wildcats finished 4th in the ASA 14U "A" State Tournament, qualified for the 14U ASA Midwest Regional, and the AFA National 14U Tournament.

2002 Wildcats 5th in ASA 16U "A" Tournament

The Wildcats posted an 27-14 record and placed 5th in the ASA 16U "A" State Tournament. The 5th place finish earned the team a berth in the ASA "A" Midwest Regionals where they posted a 1-2 record winning 3-1 and losing two games (3-1 and 3-0).

2002 Wildcats travel to ASA Regionals

The Wildcats went 1-2 in the 16U "A" Regionals held in Springfield, MO.

2003 Diamond Wildcats win 10 of 11 tournaments in regular season

The 2003 season was a GREAT success. The Wildcats captured 10 tournament championships during their regular season and finished second in the other.   The Wildcats finished the 2003 season at 65-12.

2003 Wildcats win ASA Missouri State Title

The Wildcats went 5-0 to win the 2003 Missouri State Tournament in Farmington, MO.

2003 Wildcats place 4th in ASA Regional

The Wildcats post season tournaments started with a 4th place finish in the 16U "A" Midwest Regional in Hastings, Nebraska where the Wildcats went 4-2 (after receiving a first round bye).

2003 Wildcats 3rd in AFA 16U "A" National

The Wildcats placed 3rd at the AFA 16U "A" National Tournament in Decatur, IL (out of 80 teams).

2004 Season, 5th at AFA 18U "A" Nationals


The Wildcats finished the 2004 season at 43-18. The Wildcats took first in 4 tournaments before finishing the season with a 5th place finish at AFA 18U "A" Nationals in Beaumont, Texas (out of 133 teams).

2005 Season

The Diamond Wildcats won two tournaments during the regular season and qualified for two national tournaments, USSSA 18U “A” Nationals and AFA 18U “A” Nationals.   The Wildcats traveled to Charlotte, NC for nationals where they placed 33rd out of 80 teams in the National Softball Association National Tournament.  The Wildcats finished the 2005 season with a record of 38-26.

2006 Season

Played for the 18U Diamond Wildcats who won two tournaments during the regular season and qualified for three national tournaments, ASA 18U “A” Nationals, USSSA 18U “A” Nationals, and AFA 18U “A” Nationals.   The Wildcats traveled to Shawnee, KS for USSSA Nationals.  The Wildcats finished the 2006 season with a mark of 39-21.  


2007 Season, 18U "A" Missouri ASA State Champions

The Diamond Wildcats won the 18U Missouri ASA State Championship, placed second in the USSSA State Tournament, placed second in the Easton Memorial Day tournament in Olathe, KS, and placed 33rd (out of 134 teams) in the ASA National Championship Finals in College Station, Tx.  The Wildcats finished the 2007 season with a mark of 33-19.


2008 Season

The Wildcats were 33-18-1 for the season after their 4th place finish at AFA Nationals in Oakdale, Minnesota.  


2009 Season

The Diamond Wildcats were 26-28-2 for the season after their 25th place finish at ASA Northern Nationals in St Joseph, MO.   The Wildcats played several 16/18 tournaments in Columbia, MO while participating in other top 14U "A" tournaments in Missouri and Kansas. 


2010 Season

The 16U Wildcats played eighteen and under tournaments most of the season.  The Wildcats finished the season at 26-24.

2011 Diamond Wildcats

The Diamond Wildcats went 32-25 in the 2011 season.  The Wildcats were made up of 10 players who could've played 16 one more season.  The Wildcats won 2 tournaments on the season, finished 3rd at the ASA 18U "A" State Tournament, and played in the 18U Northern National in Olathe, KS.

2012 Diamond Wildcats

The 12u Diamond Wildcats was a new team in 2012.  The team played in one fall tournament and went 4-2.

2013 Diamond Wildcats
The 2013 Diamond Wildcats consisted of ten players playing as 11 year olds in twelve and under (one player qualified as a 12 year old). The team played a tough schedule which included the KC Metro ASA tournament (playing 12 "A"). The Wildcats finished the season with more losses than wins (12-23) but gained a great deal of experience playing against better competition.

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