• Ephesians 4:13
    Ephesians 4:13

    Therefore, put on every piece of God’s armor so you will be able to resist the enemy in the time of evil. Then after the battle you will still be standing firm.

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With softball growing in the Upstate, we are excited to have top level coaching in our facility. Through individual/group lessons, our staff will work with you to help you grow in your ability to play the sport.

  • Upward Stars Softball

    Our Stars softball travel teams compete in tournaments in the Southeast. For more information or try-out information contact twright@upward.org . If you have an existing team that you'd be interested in joining he Upward Stars program, contact TWright@upward.org for more information.
  • Softball Membership

    Become an Upward Star Center softball member today!! Members receive FREE batting cage rentals, discounted lessons, discounts on programs including academies, camps, clinics, etc. Our memberships are only $30 per month, and can be purchased at our front desk. Contact TWright@upward.org with any questions.
  • Softball Private Lessons

    Private softball instruction is available at the Upward Star Center where individual, small group, and team training are provided by our top-notch instructors with a curriculum designed to meet the player’s needs. We have pitching, catching, fielding, and hitting lessons. Our sport specific strength and performance training help equip players to become stronger physically in the sport of softball. Email twright@upward.org or call our front desk at 864-949-5900 to schedule your private lesson today.
  • Batting Cages

    Batting cage rental is open to the public and open for teams to come in and rent lanes. Walk-ins are welcome, but are based on availability. To reserve a time call the front desk at 864-949-5900.
  • Off Season Softball Training

    Join our off-season training program twice a week November - January! This program will be lead by credible softball staff and certified sports medicine professionals. The program includes an arm care program, softball specific movement, rotational power, plyo-ball training, & more! Contact Twright@upward.org for more information
  • Upstate Bearcats

    The Upstate Bearcats is a home school athletic organization who competes against teams in both South & North Carolina. The Bearcats are apart of the South Carolina Home School Athletic Association. The Upward Star Center serves as the home to the Upstate Bearcats. In the 2019-2020 school year, athletics will be offered in the following sports: Baseball, Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Track, & Cross Country. For more information visit the website at www.UpstateBearcats.com or contact the athletic office by email at KHeppeard@upward.org .
  • Winter Softball Academy

    Our Winter Softball Academy is designed to give each player the opportunity to develop their individual softball skills. Each session is organized to create a fun and positive softball learning experience. Many skills will be taught in the sessions, including hitting, fielding, throwing, sliding, bunting, diving and the mental game. The Academies are designed to take the athlete’s skills to the next level. Through the six session academy all aspects of the game will be taught. The Academy will be led by our Upward Stars Softball Coaches and approved instructors! The softball academy will be held in the winter months during the off-season.