5th grader Christian Starks has always had a passion for baseball. He began at the age of 3 playing T Ball for Pickens County Recreational Department and soon after joined the Jasper City League.
After playing for Jasper he found new opportunities in Cherokee County. He was recruited by East Cobb Baseball Academy to play on the Colt 45’s team as #16. The team finished their national tournament Saturday, Christian batted 406 of the season. His father, Mickey Starks had this to say:
He has always loved baseball, it’s all he wants to do even when he was younger.
This year Christian was invited to try out for the 2017 USSSA All American Team Atlantic Region. This team consists high level players and looks for some of the best. Christian was 1 out of 24 chosen to play for the team.
USSSA Try Outs Christian Starks
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Pickens County Recreation Center director, Brian Jones, sat down with FYN sports to discuss the center, its availability, and his duties and responsibilities. Jones spoke about how the facility houses numerous soccer fields, basketball courts, and baseball fields. The basketball courts are often used by children after school during the hours that parents are still at work, as well as a home for the rec center’s league. (more…)
The Pickens High School Dragons baseball team wrapped up a three game series with the Knights of River Ridge. Despite the series win, the Dragons will not be at the Region “Round Table” as Pickens missed out on making the Region Tournament by one game, finishing fourth in sub region play at 5-7. Pickens is 11-11 overall. (more…)
Look below for the 2013 Pickens High School Baseball Schedule. (more…)