Bucs' John Hale to Dyersburg State

Signs Baseball Scholarship

Friday, July 12, 2013 - by B.B. Branton

Boyd Buchanan second team all-city and all-district baseball player John Hale has signed scholarship papers to attend Dyersburg (Tenn.) State Community College to play baseball.

Hale started three years in centerfield for the Bucs and coach Josh Rider and batted .407 as a senior with 18 stolen bases and one home run.

He received the team's best defensive player award three years and received to Golden Glove awards for the Bucs.

He helped BBS to a Class A state runner-up finish in 2010 and the District 5 title in 2011.

 

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