KIRKSVILLE GRADUATE ALLEN TAKES OVER THE LADY TIGER SOFTBALL PROGRAM

A Kirksville graduate is starting his first set of preseason practices leading his alma mater’s softball program. New Lady Tigers coach Derek Allen is honored….



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Allen graduated from Kirksville High School in 2010. He went on to play baseball at Hannibal-La Grange. Allen spent some years in the Moberly district serving as an assistant baseball and football coach.

Allen says his first Lady Tiger softball team will be led by three seniors, but he expects contributions up and down the lineup….



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Kirksville finished with a .500 record last year, but finished strong by winning a district championship in Heath Schneider’s final season as softball coach. Allen says there is momentum in preseason camp….



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New Kirksville coach Derek Allen and the Lady Tiger softball team will open the season at the Boonville Lady Pirate Classic on August 31st. Their NCMC opener will be at Moberly on September 5th.

Our Softball Warm-Up Show, featuring interviews with area high school coaches, can be heard Saturday, August 24th starting at 12:30 on KRES and centralmoinfo.com.

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