College in Alabama Will Shut Down AthleticsJuly 18, 2017 |
by Associated Press
DECATUR, Ala. — Calhoun Community College is shutting down its athletics program at the end of next spring because of budget cuts.
WAAY-TV reports baseball, softball and golf will be suspended at the end of the 2018 spring semester.
In a news release Friday, president Jim Klauber says the decision was made after much consideration and deliberation of all possible options and felt the move was in the college’s best interest.
Klauber says students and staff who will be affected by the decision have already been notified.
He says scholarship commitments will still be honored and student athletes in those programs have been given the option to stay for the last season. Any that want to transfer will be released from their Calhoun commitment.