Local baseball coach collects sporting good to donate
By Clip Syndicate
Dec. 15, 2017
Video: Local baseball coach collects sporting good to donate
Dec. 15, 2017
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:04:42 +0000Local baseball coach collects sporting good to donateDec. 15, 2017http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12449/7211949?cpt=8&wpid=2637WTVA ABC Tupelo, MScloset, garage, or storage shed only to see a pile of old sporting goods collecting dust?? i know i have... well, one area coach decided he'd seen enough, and did something about it! tcps head baseball coach will lowrey has been to the top of the mountain... in 2016, lowrey led the eagles to their first state championship.... however, in recent years, lowrey has devoted a lot of his time to a cause that is literally 'bigger than ball.' lowrey sot: 'well the bigger than ball foundation really came through adversities in my life and my wife's life, with her going through a double lung transplant, it really had me questioning as a coach what's important and so i really came to the conclusion that we're really living for more than this world.' the foundation's latest project is a sporting goods drive... lowrey had been collecting used sporting goods, which will then be distributed to athletes and programs in need across mississippi and alabama....just in time for christmas. lowrey sot: 'you know we have so much of it in our closets that we're not using, and there's so many young kids in programs across the state who can utilize it so it's really about looking outside of ourselves and looking for opportunities to serve and we're really excited to be able to do this.' the deadline to donate is friday, december 15th, but lowrey hasn't ruled out the possibility of his sporting goods drive being a year round endeavor. lowrey sot: 'this is a god inspired thing so there's really no limit to what this thing is gonna turn into. i really feel like this can turn into a year round project. we've already got plans in place to possibly have a warehouse and take this thing nationwide if it so leads.' for more information, head to 'bigger than ball.com'