Play ball, Clark County.
The Clark County Board of Education on Thursday gave Clark and Conkwright Middle schools the go-ahead to sponsor baseball teams for their seventh- and eighth-grade students starting this spring.
"With all due haste, we should get this program started," Superintendent Ed Musgrove said before the unanimous vote.
It is now up to the site-based decision-making councils of both schools to hire coaches and iron out details for the upcoming season.
According to a proposal given to the Board of Education, launching the baseball program will cost about $10,000, which will be funded by Clark and Conkwright Middle schools. Any student, male or female, will be eligible to participate, and each school would field approximately 30 players.