The state governor attended the high school baseball game Monday evening.
Update 10:31 a.m. Gov. Nathan Deal visited the Norcross High School stadium early Monday evening to throw the first pitch at the baseball game against Duluth High. "I practiced yesterday," said Deal in an interview with Norcross Patch. "I realized how far it is from the pitcher's mound to home plate. It seems much further than it used to be." Deal still performed a decent pitch, which was caught by Blue Devils pitcher Chris Raasch (and can be seen in the Patch video to the right). "I think it's good to encourage young people, and certainly, baseball is one of those great activities that our schools have," said Deal. Norcross ended up winning the game 5-2, according to the Blue Devils Newswire. Other noteworthy guests included Rep. Brooks …
The state governor will be at the baseball game Monday night.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Gov. Nathan Deal better be working on his windup and stretch. This Monday evening at Norcross High School, the Georgia governor is scheduled to throw the first pitch at the Blue Devils' baseball game. The pitch is in recognition of Chris Raasch, Norcross’ scholar athlete baseball player, according to a press release. Raasch made a verbal agreement last fall that he would go to Vanderbilt after he graduates this spring, as reported by the Gwinnett Daily Post. The team's website says other state and county officials are expected to be at the game and will be sitting behind home plate. The Blue Devils will be playing Duluth High School at 6 p.m. at Norcross High School, located at 5300 Spalding Drive. Don’t miss any Norcross news. Subscribe …