Bobbie Bailey Athletic Complex Dedication

A March 17 event was held to dedicate the Bobbie Bailey Athletic Complex and honor its namesake and longtime supporter Dr. M. Bobbie Bailey. Bailey was recognized for her continuous support of scholarships and athletics that have served as an inspiration to KSU's student athletes.

Georgia (Mar 18, 2004) — On March 17‚ an event was held to dedicate the Bobbie Bailey Athletic Complex and honor its namesake and longtime supporter Dr. M. Bobbie Bailey. Bailey was recognized for her continuous support of scholarships and athletics that have served as an inspiration to KSU's student athletes.

The event began with a VIP tour of the athletic complex‚ followed by a luncheon at the Jolley Lodge. It continued in the athletic complex lobby with refreshments and cake. Guests were then invited to move outside into the new black and gold seating in the veranda area overlooking the Owls' softball field for a formal ceremony which concluded when Bailey made the ceremonial first pitches for the 2 p.m. baseball and 3 p.m. softball games that followed.

"In a world full of talkers‚ Bobbie Bailey is a doer‚" softball Head Coach Scott Whitlock said. "Our kids finally have a home."






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