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Nicholas Perkins steps into coaching at Emory & Henry

Amid all of the administrative changes of the last year in Johnson County High School’s various athletic programs, there have been few stories quite as positive as Coach Nicholas Perkins recent departure from Longhorn Baseball. An alumni who himself played for Head Coach Pete Pavusek before moving on to college ball at Alice-Lloyd in Kentucky, Perkins has been Pavusek’s right hand man for the past four years.

In that time the program saw a huge state tournament run in 2012 and had more than half a dozen players move on to take positions on college teams. Now with that success behind him, Perkins is turning the first few pages on the next chapter of his baseball career and is stepping up as an assistant coach with the Emory & Henry College Wasps near Glade Spring, VA. “I’ve been intrigued by college baseball since about 2011,” Perkins said about the decision to change pace. “I made a few more contacts and just reached out to Coach McCall and he’s allowed me the opportunity to get my feet wet in college baseball.”

Only a couple of weeks into the position and just now starting fall practice, Perkins has already been very busy adjusting to this new level of the sport. “I’m still very much in the learning stages but it’s fun. I obviously don’t know the players well. I’m still learning who’s a freshman, who’s a senior, who’s a left fielder, who’s a pitcher, but it’s enjoyable.” More...


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