North Forney Baseball – A Season Cut Short
Even before they walked off the Norman High School Tigers, an exciting come-from-behind 3-1 win in a game played on March 12, rumblings of a season that would be put on hold had begun. Growing concern about Covid-19, and the spread of the novel new virus, made it the topic of the day. Earlier that day, Dallas ISD had announced that they were closing the district, meaning DISD schools would not be back for the final day of the final baseball tournament before district play began. Shortly thereafter, other districts began following suit.
Sitting in the press box above North Forney’s home field when he received the text from Dallas ISD’s Athletic Director, head baseball coach Tommy Sparks, in his first season leading the Falcons, had an uneasy feeling.
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