The Ruston (LA)-based Louisiana Teach University Bulldogs baseball team is scheduled to play in nine conference games at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson (MS) in 2020. The team was forced to move out of their home ballpark because of an April 2019 tornado. Smith-Wills has narrowly avoided demolition and was leased to a new sports management group last year. Read more and view photo here.
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Louisiana Tech officials announced Thursday that J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park, affectionately known as “The Love Shack,” will remain at its current location on campus after an EF-3 tornado inflicted catastrophic damage on the baseball stadium in April. Read more and view photo here.
Several athletic facilities, including the baseballs stadium, at Louisiana Tech sustained major damage when a tornado ripped across the university’s campus early Thursday morning. Read more and view photo here.
Our student-athletes and student body are safe, which is our main concern.
We are still in shock over the devastation to our city and our campus.
Thank you to everyone for the thoughts and prayers. We are still assessing the damage our facilities, but we CAN and WILL rebuild. pic.twitter.com/PMzwXqe7dk
— LA Tech Sports (@LATechSports) April 25, 2019
Everywhere you go around Mississippi State’s ballpark, everyone seems to be aware of the upcoming renovation. Much of the concern centers on the iconic outfield platforms and trailers that constitute the outfield terrace. Read more and view photos here. Thanks to Joe DeLeonard for the story.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bulldogs will continue to play their home games on the road for a little while longer, as Ken “Curly” Farris Field continues to undergo major renovations. Read more and view photos and video here.
Mississippi State University has announced plans for a new $40 million baseball stadium for the Bulldogs. The ballpark will be a completely new facility on the site of the current Dudy Noble Field/Polk-Dement Stadium, rather than a renovation of the existing structure. Read more and view renderings here. View video here.
The University of Georgia Athletic Association’s board of directors have appropriated $1.35 million to begin the first stage of renovations to Foley Field, home of the Georgia Bulldogs baseball team. UGA Athletic Director Greg McGarity proposed $10 million in improvements to the ballpark at last month’s board of directors meeting. Read more here. View before and after Foley gallery here. View RFP for design work here.