Why We Do What We Do

By Ron Barry Flying over a silhouetted Manhattan as a 5:45 sunrise creeps above the Atlantic Ocean can give one pause for reflection.  As I observed this unexpected pleasure recently (as a night owl, any morning pleasure is generally unexpected),… read more

Fall Schedule Kicks Off 2019 USSSA Season

By Ron Barry Five fall tournaments, one scheduled every other weekend and featuring ages 7-to-15-year-olds, will provide more of a regular flow and highlight the opening of the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex’s 13th season of hosting USSSA… read more

“Kind, Thoughtful, and a Gentleman”

By Ron Barry For the first time since the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex opened in 2006, we will begin a weekend tournament without the physical presence of Umpire-in-Chief and local community sports icon Terry Moore. We received the stunning news… read more

Ever Want to Be on a Baseball Card? Now You CAN!

If you’ve ever wanted to be on a baseball card – or a softball card, basketball card, soccer card, or that of another sport – now you CAN! In association with a new partnership with Dinger Select, the West Tennessee… read more

Remembering David Blackstock

By Ron Barry Perhaps it was fitting on the day Americans prepared to watch that night’s Game 7 of the World Series – one of the greatest in the long history of the game of baseball – David Blackstock went… read more

Sportsplex Travel Baseball Teams Rise By 6.3% in 2017

Registrations for USSSA travel baseball tournaments at the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex rose by 6.3% in the 2017 season despite a spring in which rain at some point plagued nearly every weekend in the mid-South area.  We are extremely grateful… read more

A Key Recommendation for Our Participants…

As we make our way toward the 2018 season at the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex, we’d like to occasionally make recommendations for those of you who may be new to travel ball (AND – we’d like to REMIND you travel… read more