Barbourville coach, pitcher honored

Coach Brandon Simpson and Senior Taylor Logan. Photo by Jenny Logan
Coach Brandon Simpson and Senior Taylor Logan. Photo by Jenny Logan

Head Barbourville High School Softball Coach Brandon Simpson and Senior Pitcher Taylor Logan were honored on May 15 before a double-header with Red Bird.

Coach Brandon Simpson was recognized for his 10 years as head softball coach and for one year as an assistant. Simpson has annouced his resignation effective at the end of the season as head softball coach which will allow him to focus on his new position as the BHS Lady Tigers Head Basketball Coach. Simpson was named the basketball coach during the 2014-15 season.

Taylor Logan was given a senior award in recognization for her six years as a member of the Barbourville High School Softball Team. Logan began playing for the Tigers in the seventh grade and spent most of her time on the mound as a pitcher as well as playing utility for BHS.