Cheek to become one of first Clemson Softball Tigers


Franklin County Lady Lion Jaden Cheek signed to play for the Clemson Tigers next year.

Pictured at Jaden Cheek’s scholarship signing with Clemson University last week are (front, from left) Carson Cheek, Megan Cheek, Cullen Cheek, Jaden Cheek, Jeff Cheek, Joe Cheek, (back) Joey Cheek, Sherri Cheek, Alex McLeroy, Mike Carson, Ellene Carson, Tucker Ruark, Matt Ruark, McKinlee Turner, Terri Cheek and April Ruark. Jaden is also the granddaughter of the late Raynell Cheek.
Coach Mike Miller said he began working with Jaden Cheek on her hitting after she was left off an 8-year-old Little League Softball All-Star team. She was determined not to let that happen again and…

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