Lone Oak High School

All posts tagged Lone Oak High School


Caroline Steele played basketball from a young age but selected tennis as the sport to pay for her college.  Caroline was coached by Larry Heflin and had other great influences such as Bennie Purcell, Mel Purcell, Judy Dixon and Billie Jean King that inspired, honed and developed her skills and person.  She discusses the lifelong bonds and lessons that she developed through competing at the collegiate level.


Coach Jim Mizell is on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Baseball Career Coaching Wins Leaders.

He has a resume of success and involvement that has helped raised the level of expectations for First Region baseball.  With the support of a community, parents and area coaches he was instrumental in assembling  a Junior Varsity system to bridge the gap for developing young players.

Coach Mizell explains how he organized tryouts and consistently had teams made up of experienced upperclassmen.

Find out what almost made this coach quit early and how he knew it was time to retire after 35 years of coaching.  He offers great insights to parents, players, coaches and lovers of baseball.

Listen on Stitcher or Itunes.

[social_share style=”circle” align=”horizontal” heading_align=”above” facebook=”1″ twitter=”1″ google_plus=”1″ linkedin=”1″ pinterest=”0″ /]