Reed Latimer has made his decision.
The Scottsboro senior shortstop/pitcher has committed to play college baseball at the University of Montevallo, an NCAA Division II program near Birmingham that plays in the Gulf South Conference.
Latimer picked up offers from Alabama A&M and UAH two days before announcing his commitment via twitter. He also had offers from JUCO programs Central Alabama and Motlow State (Tennessee).
Latimer tweeted: “After much discussion with my family, I am blessed to say that I am going to continue my baseball and academic career at the University of Montevallo. ”
Bryant to coach Pisgah baseball — Michael Bryant will serve as Pisgah’s head baseball coach during the 2019 season.
Bryant spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach with the Eagles, who won two area championships during that span.
Scottsboro to host track and field sectionals — The Scottsboro track and field team will begin the postseason on its home track
The AHSAA recently released its 2018-19 Sports Book, and it was revealed that Scottsboro’s Trammell Stadium will be the host site for the Class 5A Section 4 meet on April 26-27, 2019.
Scottsboro did not host a sectional the past three seasons after a long stretch as a sectional meet host school.
Trammell Stadium will also be the site for the Class 2A Section 4 Meet, which includes Section and North Sand Mountain.
Meanwhile, the Class 1A Section 4 Meet featuring Skyline and Woodville and the 3A Section 4 Meet featuring Pisgah will be held at Fort Payne High School. North Jackson will compete in the Class 4A Section 4 Meet at James Clemens High School in Madison.
The Class 1A-2A-3A State Track and Field Championship meet will be held at Cullman High School May 3-4, 2019. The Class 4A-5A-6A-7A State Track and Field Championships are May 2-4 at the Gulf Shores City Municipal Track.
Former NSM quarterback joins Scottsboro coaching staff — Tyler Vann, who was North Sand Mountain’s starting quarterback from 2010-2012, is now an assistant coach at Scottsboro.
Vann went 21-11 as NSM’s starting signal caller. The two-time all-state honorable mention selection amassed 5,616 passing yards and 54 touchdowns.
Vann’s head football coach at NSM was Adam Gilbert, who is entering his first year as Scottsboro’s offensive coordinator after being the head coach at Arab the past four seasons. Vann was also an All-Jackson County player in both basketball and baseball.