GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College softball team had seven players to receive preseason honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association.
Holmes had players on the Top Incoming Freshman list, Top Returning Pitchers list and Top Position Players list.
On the Top Returning Pitchers list, the Lady Bulldogs had Kassey Ard of Montpelier, La. and Blair Little of Lake Charles, La. Ard finished the 2014-15 season with a 1.80 ERA with 101 strikeouts while Little had a 3.41 ERA with 68 strikeouts.
The Lady Bulldogs open the season on Feb. 5 at Marion Military, Ala.