The Kilgore College softball team will open its 2018 campaign at the Galveston College Invitational 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 2, versus Lamar State College.
KC will play five games in Galveston Friday through Saturday. KC, under the leadership of head coach Leslie Messina, will begin its sixth season.
Last year’s team had a banner year, qualifying for the Region 14 Tournament for the first time in its five-year history.
The Rangers finished last year’s season 33-21 overall and 19-9 in conference play with seven players named to the Region XIV Conference East Division, Region XIV regional and academic softball teams.
Assistant coaches for the Rangers are Trish Robinson and newcomers Nicole Parnell and Bianca Van Vlerah.
KC’s first home games are set for 1 & 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, versus Grayson County College at the Ballpark at KC Commons.