Gibbs softball coach honored for reaching 900 wins

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Carol Mitchell has built an absolute powerhouse softball program at Gibbs High School, as both a coach and player.

Gibbs softball coach Carol Mitchell is honored for reaching the 900 win milestone.

She won four state championships with Gibbs as a player.

Now she's been the head coach of the program for 26 years, and has won more than 900 games.

She was honored Monday night for reaching that 900 win milestone.

Coach Mitchell gave the credit to her players, saying, "It's a tribute to our tradition here at Gibbs High School and the hard-working girls that we get to come through our program. They get out here in the blood, sweat, and tears on the field. It's a tribute to all of them."