HINTON, (Hinton News) – Summers County has begun practicing for spring sports since games are just around the corner. This year, in addition to baseball and track, there will be high school softball and middle school baseball and softball.
Stan Unroe returns to the diamond as Summers County’s head high school baseball coach. He is assisted by a new hire, Odie Gibson. The Bobcat baseball team has scrimmaged PikeView and will open their season on Saturday, March 18 with a doubleheader at Pocahontas County. Their first home game will be on Wednesday, March 22 against PikeView at 5:30 p.m.
Hope Cooper returns as Summers County’s track and field coach. The track team will have its first meet on Tuesday, March 21 at PikeView.
Danielle Richmond is the new high school softball coach. Richmond also serves as the middle school volleyball coach for Summers County. Home softball games will be played at Bellpoint Park. The softball team will open its season on Friday, March 17 with a doubleheader at Pocahontas County. Their first home game will be on Thursday, March 23 against Mount View.
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Joe Blakenship will coach the middle school baseball team. All games will be played on the road. The middle school team begins play at Wyoming East on Monday, March 20 at 6:00 p.m.
Lauren Pack, a 2020 SCHS graduate, is the middle school softball coach. All of the middle school softball games will be played away. They open their season on Wednesday, March 15 at Wyoming East.
Spring sports season is a time that many look forward to with warm weather and outdoor contests. Take the opportunity to come out and support the Bobcats this year!