Jessica Hackworth has been named Roane State Community College’s head softball coach.
She had served as the interim coach. Hackworth succeeds Sue Niemi, who has taken a student services position at the college.
Hackworth, who is from Oliver Springs, was a Roane State assistant coach for five years. In addition to coaching duties, she organized remodeling of the softball locker room, ran fall tournaments, and worked closely with players to ensure their academic success. Roane State softball players have received numerous conference honors for their academic performance. [Read more…]