Joe Avento

Sports Director

Bio

Joe Avento is the Sports Director for the Johnson City Press and Kingsport Times News and has covered East Tennessee State University athletics and local golf for 34 years.

Golf course architect Mike Young watches over the project on the 18th green.

JCCC has an expert overseeing the digging on No. 18.

Golf course architect Mike Young watches over the project on the 18th green. Changes to the hole will include smaller bunkers flanking the gre…

A new fairway bunker is being built up the left side of the hole.

Some mounds are being built along the edge of the 18th fairway.

A new bunker is shaped next to the 18th green.

Dick Ryan looks through a scrap book full of memories from his baseball career.

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