Coach builds field of dreams for youth athletes |

FORREST CITY, Ark. — It all started when Jim Bailey was 16, and he lived four miles away from anywhere that kids could play sports.

“Coming to Forrest City was a big thing,” Bailey said, “So I said if I ever get a chance when I get older,  I’m going to coach some ball and reach out and get kids and bring them in. ”

Now coach Bailey’s mission has turned into a field of dreams for 180 kids playing three youth sports in Forrest City, including 75 playing football. And best of all, there’s no registration fee — it’s all covered by sponsors.

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