Swinging into spring

Cyclone softball team celebrates a homerun by Kasey Simpson.

The Cyclones celebrate one of two home runs freshman Kasey Simpson hit in a 9-1 win over South Dakota on April 2. Iowa State is 19-15 overall and 1-5 in Big 12 Conference play. Photo courtesy of athletics communications.

The Iowa State softball team hosts a three-game weekend series against Georgia Tech before the Cyclones head to Iowa City April 10 for the final competition in the Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series. The Cyclones and Yellow Jackets face off in a doubleheader Saturday, April 6, beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday's game is at noon. Times are subject to change due to weather. Admission is free.

Kids through eighth grade can register online to participate in a free clinic that begins 15 minutes after Sunday's game. The 45-minute clinic led by Cyclone players and coaches will focus on softball fundamentals. Participants should bring their own gloves.