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Softball field needs help
DMS Field w L
The future home of DMS softball
What was once a dream is almost a reality!The DeKalb Middle School Fast-pitch Softball team began its program during the 2000-2001 school year. Since that time the team has never had a field to call their own.Parents and coaches would transport players across town for practices and games at the Bill Page Field and, as of last year, the Coach Pitch fields.Coaches have always had to transport their equipment with them because they did not have a storage area.In May of 2010 talk began about constructing a field on the campus of DeKalb Middle School. Randy Jennings asked the director of schools and the school board for permission to build a field on the school property.The board approved the site and the preparations began.A committee of parent volunteers was formed to oversee the project, and Professional Engineering Services in Sparta agreed to come and look at the site.Kyle Hazel, an architect with the company, surveyed the site and drew up blueprints that would best suit the area where the field was to be constructed, and After several meetings and discussions, the plans were finalized.Aug. 3 was the big day.