BETSY LAYNE - Betsy Layne High School senior Kannon Newsome made his college choice official on Thursday, signing to play baseball and golf at Alice Lloyd College. Newsome is currently winding down the regular-season portion of his senior campaign with the Betsy Layne High School baseball team. He will help lead the Bobcats into the 58th District Tournament next week. The Alice Lloyd College signee is a pitcher/outfielder for the Bobcats.
Newsome, who ranks as one of the top pitchers in the 15th Region, has thrived for the Bobcats throughout his high school career. He has also fared well in golf and will continue to play that sport in college as a two-sport student-athlete.
The Alice Lloyd College athletic teams compete in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC), along with Asbury University, Berea College, Brescia University, Carlow University, Cincinnati Christian University, Indiana University East, Indiana University Southeast, Midway College, Mountain State University, Point Park University and St. Louis College of Pharmacy squads.