ESPN 104.9, Batter Up to host Signing Day special

ESPN 104.9 has announced it will host its fourth annual Signing Day Special at Batter Up Sports Grill in Demopolis.

The special edition of the ESPN 104.9 Coaches Show annually celebrates local high school football players who sign national letters of intent to continue their playing careers at colleges throughout the country.

Hosted by Rob Pearson and West Alabama Watchman managing partner Jeremy Smith, the show will see high school gridiron standouts from in and around Marengo County.

Over the first three years, the show has spotlighted players from Demopolis, Linden, A.L. Johnson, Sweet Water, Greensboro, Sumter Central and Thomasville who have signed with schools ranging from Troy, South Alabama, UAB, Tennessee, Auburn and Alabama to Jacksonville State, Tuskegee, Miles, Stillman and West Alabama among others.

The show will take place from noon until 2 p.m. on National Signing Day, Wednesday, Feb. 6 at Batter Up. The public is invited to attend.