Coach Danny Bond Gets 600th Career Softball Win

April 9, 2014
by: 
Dwayne Page
Coach Danny Bond with players and assistant coaches
Coach Danny Bond

DeKalb County High School Tigerette Coach Danny Bond got his 600th career victory as head softball coach Tuesday with a 14 to 0 win over York Institute at Jamestown.

Bond is the only coach the Tigerette program has had since it began in 1986. In twenty eight seasons the programs district win-loss record is 254-53 (.827). The overall win-loss record is 578-236 (.710). Under Coach Bond, the program has won fourteen regular season district titles, twelve district tournament titles, made twenty one region tournament appearances, has won four region tournament titles, made nine sub-state appearances, won five sub-state titles, and made five state tournament appearances. Coach Bond has been named District Coach of the Year eleven times and he has one Mid-State Coach of the Year and one T.A.C.A. Coach of the Year honor.

This year's team has compiled an overall record of 22-1 to date and are champions of the Gordonsville and Macon County Invitational Tournaments.

In the game Tuesday, DeKalb County scored fourteen runs on eleven hits and made no errors. York Institute was held scoreless on one hit with one error. Lauren Colwell was the winning pitcher.

The Tigerettes scored two runs in the first inning, seven runs in the second, one run in the third, and four runs in the fourth inning.

Tyra Graham had three singles, Danielle Tyson had two singles, and Shauna Taylor, Reagan Patton, Maddie Dickens, Dani Meadows, Kayley Caplinger, and Lauren Colwell each had a single.

The Tigerette's remaining schedule is as follows:

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9: MACON COUNTY: 4:30 p.m. AWAY
THURSDAY, APRIL 10: *CENTRAL MAGNET (DH): 4:30 p.m. HOME
MONDAY, APRIL 14: GRUNDY COUNTY (DH): 4:30 p.m. HOME
TUESDAY, APRIL 15: MACON COUNTY & (JV): 4:30 p.m. HOME
THURSDAY, APRIL 17: *LIVINGSTON & (JV): 4:30 p.m. AWAY
FRIDAY, APRIL 18: GRUNDY COUNTY (DH) 2:00 p.m. AWAY
TUESDAY, APRIL 22: *CANNON COUNTY (JV): 4:30 p.m. HOME
THURSDAY, APRIL 24: *SMITH COUNTY (JV): 4:30 p.m. HOME
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, APRIL 25-26: COFFEE COUNTY TOURNAMENT: 4:30 p.m. MANCHESTER
MONDAY, APRIL 28: *UPPERMAN & (JV): 4:30 p.m. AWAY

THURSDAY-THURSDAY, MAY 1-8: DISTRICT 8AA TOURNAMENT TBA BAXTER
MONDAY, MAY 12: REGION 4AA SEMI-FINALS TBA
WEDNESDAY, MAY 14: REGION 4AA FINALS
FRIDAY, MAY 16: SECTIONALS (SUBSTATE)
TUESDAY-FRIDAY, MAY 20-23: TSSAA STATE TOURNAMENT TBA MURFREESBORO

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