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Avery Trace Middle To Build An On-Campus Softball Field

Avery Trace Middle School is gearing up to solicit bids for the construction of an on-campus softball field. Athletic Director Cliff Matlock said the team has been traveling across town to Jere Whitson for practices and games for nearly 30 years. He said a field on campus would increase the popularity of the sport. He said the campus has limited ... Read More »

TTU Seeking State Approval For Artificial Turf At Baseball And Softball Fields

Tennessee Tech wants to replace its real grass at the baseball and softball fields with artificial turf. Capital Projects and Maintenance Director Jim Cobb said the university will request project approval from the state building commission next month. “Obviously, we are trying to have little to no impact on their seasons,” Cobb said. “Mark Wilson has told us that he’s ... Read More »

Registration Underway For Putnam County Baseball And Softball

The baseball and softball season returns with the Putnam County Youth Baseball and Softball League open for registration. Sign-ups are accepted until March 18th. President Dustin Allen said anyone from the ages four to 18 can play. “This year we’re also having softball,” Allen said. “Cane Creek will offer ages 4-8 for the coach pitch and tee-ball division. Then over ... Read More »

Fentress County Executive Wants More Improvements At Ball Park

Fentress County Executive Jimmy Johnson said he wants to prioritize improvements to the Kirby Johnson Memorial Ball Park. Johnson said the two things he sees as the biggest needs are another field and additional parking. Johnson said some nights draw as many as 500 people. “Hopefully we can come up with something in the works to be able to do ... Read More »

Clay County HS Repainting Sportsplex To Solve Issues For Baseball

The Clay County High School Sportsplex is getting a new look after concerns from the baseball team. Principal Teia Arms said that the baseball coach brought up the need for a new paint scheme before the season started. Arms said that the sand color was putting off a glare on sunny days that was affecting pitchers. “The complex itself is ... Read More »

Jackson County School HVAC and Gymnasium Upgrades Going To Bid

School improvements through ESSER 2.0 funding were approved to bid out by the Jackson County School Board Thursday night. Director of Schools Kristy Brown said the projects include HVAC replacements at Gainesboro Elementary and new sound systems in all the school gymnasiums. “We’re going to try to get started on those as soon as we can,” Brown said. “We know ... Read More »

Cane Creek Sportsplex Softball Registration Opens

Registration is open Monday for the return of the Cookeville Recreational and Church League Softball. There is a 10 person minimum, 12 person maximum and teams must have at least three women to be a co-ed team. Cane Creek Sportsplex Athletic Coordinator Tyler Johnson said it’s exciting to play again after this past year. “It just took away pretty much ... Read More »

Clay County High School Scoreboard Potentially by Spring

Clay County High School hopes to have a new scoreboard for the baseball and softball teams by the start of the season. Clay County Athletic Director Rob Edwards said the school board voted to accept bids on the project, and bids are due by November 6. Edwards said he wanted to start making progress this Fall to make sure it’s ... Read More »