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Rachel Newby



Rachel Newby


HEIGHT:  4’11”


CLASS:  Freshman

CURRENT SCHOOL:  Clark High School

BIRTHDAY:  February 25



PLANS FOR AFTER COLLEGE:  Become an investigator

FAVORITE PLANO SOFTBALL MEMORY:  The one time we got smoothies after practice.

FAVORITE QUOTE:  “Heroes get remembered but legends never die” – Babe Ruth


Rachel is the daughter of David and Darla Newby and has one older sister, Lauren. She plans to major in criminal justice.
The coaching staff values Rachel’s dedication to her teammates and drive to be the best version of herself.



  • Favorite quote: “ Heroes get remembered but legends never die” -Babe Ruth
  • Favorite class: Math
  • Favorite softball player of all time: Bubba Nickles 
  • Favorite athlete (any sport): Nicole Mendes
  • Favorite social media site: TikTok
  • Favorite emoji:
  • Favorite type of music: Pop
  • Favorite food: Italian food 
  • Favorite binge watching TV show: Greys Anatomy
  • Favorite book: Nancy Drew Mysteries 
  • Favorite movie: Matilda
  • Favorite Disney character: Guss Guss from Cinderella 
  • Favorite animal: Dog
  • Favorite part about the sport of softball: Becoming family with your team 
  • Favorite thing we’ve done in softball off season this year: Team bonding
  • Favorite sport to play other than softball: Volleyball
  • Favorite thing about PSHS: Tradition 
  • Favorite Karaoke song to sing: Royals by Lorde
  • Favorite place to vacation: The Beach  
  • Favorite gift I’ve ever been given: Air pods 
  • Favorite color: Navy Blue


  • My nickname is: Baby Rae 
  • One word to describe me when I’m on the field: Aggressive 
  • One word to describe me away from the field: Extra
  • The person who has had the greatest impact on my athletic career: My dad
  • The accomplishment (athletic or non-athletic) that I am most proud of: Playing in the all American Tournament at ESPN complex at Disney 
  • The person I would most like to meet: Johnny Depp 
  • People have told me that I look like (name of celebrity): Victoria Justice
  • The song title that best describes me: Unforgettable French Montana 
  • Best pump-up songs: The Weekend songs
  • Musical instruments that I play: I played clarinet in middle school  (6th grade)
  • When I was little, I dreamed of being a: Explorer 
  • Early bird or night owl: Both
  • The reality show I would most like to participate in is: Survivor
  • I can’t believe I watch this show: Barbie
  • Few people know that I: Like my Little Pony and Barbie
  • My best non-athletic talent(s): I like to bake 
  • My most prized possession:  My Hoodies
  • My most annoying habit: Leaving drinks in my room 
  • My pet peeve(s): When people chew with their mouth open  
  • My superstitions: Have to wear a certain hair tie, have to have my shoe laces equal, have to wear a loose hair tie around my left wrist
  • If I had a million dollars, I would: Buy a new home, pets, and a car
  • Three things on my bucket list are: 
    • Late night drives
    • Traveling to places I wanna go
    • Going on Cupcake Wars or Survivor, if its still around 
  • My dream job is: Investigator
  • I am most thankful for: Family

Teammate who…

  • The teammate who will surprise people the most this year: P
  • The teammate who has improved the most since August is: Leah
  • The teammate who can always make me laugh: Bre
  • The teammate who dominates in the weight room: P
  • The teammate most likely to be on People’s “Best Dressed” list: Bella
  • The teammate who holds me most accountable is: Sarah
  • The teammate who is the most responsible is: Mack
  • The teammate most likely to get married first is: Bella
  • The teammate most likely to win the lotto is: Sadie
  • The teammate most likely to talk themselves out of a speeding ticket is: Sadie
  • The teammate most likely to become president: Sadie

Teammate who would be the best candidate for:

  • America’s Got Talent: Sarah
  • America’s Next Top Model: Bella 
  • American Ninja Warrior: Darby
  • The Amazing Race: Kyndall
  • The Bachelorette: Miriam
  • Big Brother: Miriam
  • Dancing with the Stars: Laney
  • Fixer Upper: Sadie
  • Friends: Laney
  • Gossip Girl: Miriam 
  • Lip Sync Battle: Kailey
  • The Office: Darby
  • Shark Tank: Darby
  • Survivor: Kyndall
  • Top Chef: Melon
  • The Voice: Laney