Architectural plans for renovations of the softball and baseball amenities On the highschool Acquired final approval at the Sept. 13 school board meeting.
The tasks Shall be An factor of the stadium renovations deliberate at Bear Stadium.
Facilities director Harbin Farr reported work on all three tasks Shall start as quickly As a Outcome of the soccer season ends.
SP Design Group of Macon launched the plans to the board for approval.
Farr said softball coach Robbie Spires and baseball coach Andrew Evans and athletic director Brandon “Roc” Jernigan had all reviewed the plans.
He said all three had tweaked the plan. Spires had requested that the phrase “softball” be added to the title of the enterprise as The distinctive plan solely had “baseball” on it. Evans expressed nervousness about having The power ready in time for baseball season.
Beneath the plans, The prevailing batting cages Shall be closed in To current softball and baseball locker rooms And further loos and storage for uniforms and gear. The current baseball concession stand will get a face enhance And further house windows for viewing The mannequin new softball area.
Presently, the baseball and softball teams use the amenities at The sector house.
The softball area Shall be moved to realign with the baseball areas.
The current softball area space Shall be transformed into baseball, softball and soccer parking.
The prices Of these tasks Shall be coated by A combination of education particular objective native selection gross sales tax (ESPLOST) and money reserves from The varsity system’s widespread fund. The general fund monies have been freed up by assist the system received as An factor of the Coronavirus Help, Aid, and Financial Safety (CARES) Act/American Rescue Plan (ARP) recently accredited by Congress.