Jackson County’s Lady Panthers softball teams are warmed up and ready to get the season underway. The fast-pitch team is in the second year of a four-year plan to rebuild and the slow-pitch team is an oddity, in a sense, since so few schools maintain a team.
The fast-pitch team, coached by Tommy Fountain, started working out in June two days a week. Due to the number of players that were involved in travel ball the team was unable to participate in any camps or summer leagues.
According to Fountain, the team has 14 girls on roster, with four returning starters.