Balke Named Harrisburg Softball Coach

The Harrisburg School District filled another fall sports head coaching position. Tess Balke was introduced as the new softball coach at Harrisburg’s courtwarming games on Friday night.

Balke said a personal connection led her to the Harrisburg opportunity.

Balke has been the head softball coach at Jamestown for the past two seasons. She took over an Eagles program that was 3-15 and led an improvement to 8-11 her first season and a district championship game appearance this past season and a record of 11-11.

Balke wants hard work to translate into success for her team.

Balke is a Cole Camp graduate and played at State Fair Community College.