Hess named head baseball coach at EGSC

by | August 16, 2018 4:44 pm

   East Georgia State College recently named Dusty Hess head baseball coach. Hess had been serving as interim head coach during last season but will take the reins this season as head coach.

   Last season, Hess led the Bobcats to a 32-17 win-loss record, gaining several school records and clinching the conference championship before falling to South Georgia State College in conference play.

   Hess says that he is looking forward to instilling the East Georgia way and mentality in the talented group of players joining the Bobcats this season.

   “Grand Junction is the ultimate goal. We’ve gotten close,” he says. “However, the first thing we talk about with the team is dominating the state of Georgia.”

   Hess says that he looks for talented players who play hard and the right way and have character. “We’ve been able to branch out further than we have before,” he explained. “We’re getting to the point where we can recruit a larger area.”

   He indicated that this larger area is a result of making connections, networking, where the program is at successfully, and also work ethic and willingness to go where needed to find a good player.

   “I don’t think my approach this season is…

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