A quick look at what's going at THS this week.
Monday, Aug. 20 - JV Softball at SW DeKalb Tuesday, Aug. 21 - GET OUT & VOTE! School Board runoff. Polls 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22 - JV Volleyball at Redan Thursday, Aug. 23 - Varsity Volleyball at Tucker 5 p.m. Varsity Softball North Atlanta at Tucker Middle School 5 p.m. IB Information Night Media Center 6 p.m. Quarterback “Kick Off” Dinner 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 FOOTBALL BEGINS! Tucker vs. Cedar Grove at Hallford Stadium 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 - Varsity Softball Jacquar Invitational JV Volleyball at Lakeside.
A NY Times article explores the era of the $250 (or more) baseball bat.
Have you bought a baseball glove for your Little Leaguer lately? Did you pay more than $100 for it? How about a $250 bat? Or maybe $279.99? That's the online price (discounted $100) of one bat at The Sports Authority, Tucker Patch's Readers' Choice winner for Best Sporting Goods Store. A New York Times story headlined "Big Price Tags Attached to Even the Littlest Leagues," looks at the big business of equipping youngsters for participation in youth baseball and softball leagues, quoting those costs and more. "A batting helmet protects tiny heads for $39.99," the Times reports. "A pair of Nike Jordan Black Cat cleats will make your child fast and fashionable at $51.99 until he or she outgrows them." Bats and fielding gloves can be much more…