UPDATE: Wintry weather wrecks schedule
Mar 25, 2013 at 10:53 AM
Updated at 8:30 p.m., Monday, March 25Springs sports are supposed to be in full swing, but some local coaches are beginning to wonder where "spring" is. Colder than normal temperatures, and now a late winter snow, are forcing schools to rethink their plans for the first part of the week.With 1 to 2 inches of snow forecasted for most of the lower elevations tonight, many schools are altering plans for both Monday and Tuesday.Here's what we know so far:Monday ChangesBaseball* Clintwood at Twin Springs baseball game has been postponed. Makeup date TBA.
* Morristown West at Cherokee baseball has been postponed. Possible makeup date is Wednesday, March 27.* Dobyns-Bennett at Volunteer baseball game has been postponed. Makeup date is April 10.* Science Hill at Sullivan South baseball game has been postponed until April 24.* Unicoi County vs. Happy Valley baseball game has been postponed. Makeup date TBA.* The Church Hill Middle School baseball doubleheader at Colonial Heights has been postponed until Friday, March 29.* From Union Bears baseball: Middle school baseball is canceled today with Lee High.* Kingsport Parks and Recreation has canceled tonight's 9-10 Midget Baseball evaluations. Call the hotline at 423-200-3205, ext. 50 for information on the reschedule date.
* The Walters State home baseball game against Milligan has been postponed and moved to Tuesday, April 2, at 2 p.m.
* Soccer games between Gate City and Grundy have been canceled. Makeup date TBA.
* The soccer match between Union and Wise Central has been canceled. The matches will be played Tuesday at Appy's Riggs Stadium.* Lee's soccer match with Virginia High was canceled. No makeup date announced.Softball
* Clintwood vs. Twin Springs softball game has been postponed. Makeup date TBA.
* Gate City at Central softball game has been postponed. Makeup date TBA.
* Lee at Rye Cove softball has been postponed. Makeup date TBA.
* Tuesday's Tennessee High at Sullivan South baseball game has been postponed until Thursday, March 28, at 4 p.m.* Volunteer's home game against Sullivan Central has been postponed until Friday, April 6 at 6 p.m.* Castlewood's varsity game with Rye Cove has been postponed. It will be made up April 8.* Tuesday's ETSU baseball game vs. Radford has been canceled and moved to Monday, April 1, at 6:30 p.m. at Thomas Stadium.Softball* Gate City's games with Union have been postponed. They will be made up April 3.* The Virginia-Wise softball doubleheader vs. University of Pikeville on Tuesday, March 26, has been postponed until April 11 at 6 p.m.
* Wednesday's baseball doubleheader between King University and Georgia College has been canceled. The game will not be rescheduled.