This year’s Fields of Faith may have gone virtual but it has now picked up a very major virtual speaker. On October 7th people throughout the county will gather at their home churches for a virtual evening of fellowship and worship just like they would any other year. This year Jimmy Dykes will be providing a prerecorded message as part of the event.

Jimmy Dykes is a well known sportscaster for ESPN and the SEC Network. From 2014-17 Dykes was the head coach for the Arkansas Lady Razorbacks. Before become a head coach Dykes also served as a men’s assistant basketball coach at University of Arkansas, Appalachian State University, University of Kentucky, Arkansas State University, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and Oklahoma State University. He also worked as a scout for the NBA’s Seattle Supersonics.

Dykes played college basketball as an Arkansas Razorback under the tutelage of the legendary Eddie Sutton