Bates headed to Hannibal

Bourbon High School senior Kayleigh Bates (seated, center) officially signed a letter of intent to play softball at Hannibal-LaGrange University on November 6. She was joined at the ceremony by her mother, Shannon (left), and father, David (right), along with (back row, from left) Hannibal-LaGrange Softball Coach Dan Hurst, and Lady Warhawks Softball Coach Scott Farace. Kayleigh received a partial scholarship to attend the university and plans to study physical education and coaching.