The baseball fields at McMillan Park are getting in shape for the inaugural season of University of Arkansas Rich Mountain baseball.
Coach Lance Spigner said in an interview recently with Mena Today on 104.1 KENA that they have nailed down a site design and bulldozers should be working in the next couple of weeks.
“We can’t get too far ahead of schedule because you can’t lay the sod until it can take root” said Coach Spigner.
As far as recruiting goes, Coach Spigner is out talking to possible recruits and says he’ll sign 19 to 20 guys this year.
The program has already 17 players that have committed to play for the diamond Bucks. The team will begin play in the fall of 2020.