Thursday, March 14, 2013

KCKCC to unveil new baseball complex Saturday

Kansas City Kansas Community College’s long awaited opening of its new baseball complex will come Saturday when the Blue Devils host Neosho County in a Jayhawk Conference doubleheader.

Opening ceremonies will be held at 12:45 p.m. with the first game of the twin bill starting at 1 p.m. The two teams will also meet in a Sunday doubleheader also starting at 1 p.m.

Part of a $4 million baseball, soccer and track renovation, opening ceremonies were
originally scheduled for Feb. 23 but were postponed by snow.

Members of the KCKCC Board of Trustees will be joined by KCKCC President Dr. Doris Givens, Rick Kuhl of WSKF Architects and representatives of Nemaha Construction of Lincoln, Neb.; Wilcott Construction and TED Systems in the opening ceremonies.

Board members include chairman Don Ash, Cathy Breidenthal, Ray Daniels, Mary Ann Flunder, Wendell Maddox, J.D. Rios and Clyde Townsend.