ETSU Baseball spends time at Lake Ridge Elementary
The ETSU baseball team spent time reading to second graders at Lake Ridge Elementary.
ETSU Baseball spends time at Lake Ridge Elementary
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2015) – Prior to gearing up for next month’s season opener, the ETSU baseball team spent time visiting second graders at Lake Ridge Elementary on Friday, Jan. 16.

During their visit, the Bucs spent time reading to the second graders, playing games and signing autographs. The team also talked about the importance of doing well in school and putting in hard work.

“We were so excited to have Coach Skole’s players visit our class,” said Janna Counts, a second grade teacher at Lake Ridge Elementary. “The class loved hanging out with the players and I had to pull the children off the guys as they were leaving. The team was very respectful and we were delighted for their visit.”

Coach Skole was also glad his team could visit the school and hang out with the children for a few hours.

“We had a great time during our visit at Lake Ridge Elementary,” Skole said. “Our players and our program are always excited when we get the opportunity to spend time with the youngsters in our community.  It was a great event and we appreciate the hospitality that the faculty, administration and students at Lake Ridge showed us.”

ETSU opens the 2015 campaign on Feb. 13 when the Bucs host Eastern Kentucky at Thomas Stadium. To purchase season tickets for the upcoming season, call the ETSU ticket office at (423) 439-3878 or visit

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