Dale County High moves graduation date due to softball tournament
The Dale County High School graduation ceremony, scheduled for Friday, has been moved to Saturday because of a state softball tournament.
“Due to the state championship tournament our 2016 Graduation Ceremony will be rescheduled to Saturday, May 21st at 8 p.m. at the Ozark Civic Center,” principal Matt Humphrey said on the school’s website.
The girls’ softball team advanced to the state fast pitch tournament after because of its success in the regional tournament.
“This is the first time of the fast pitch era that the Lady Warriors have qualified for this prestigious honor to play in the state championship tournament,” Humphrey said.
The Lady Warriors will continue their quest for a state championship on Friday, May 20th at Lagoon Park in Montgomery, AL at 10:30 a.m. Depending on the outcome, the team could play again Saturday.
WTVY received numerous telephone calls from people upset with the schedule change.
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