Benefit baseball game honors TDOT worked killed on the job

James J.R. Rogers with Rachel Cunningham (Courtesy: Rogers family via CaringBridge)

CHEATHAM COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A high school baseball game Tuesday helped a family in mourning.

The game between Cheatham Central and Sycamore raised money for the family of a TDOT worker that was killed on the job on Christmas Eve.

James Rogers was from the county and coached football at the high school.

The money collected at the game, scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m., will go toward a scholarship fund for Rogers’ son.

Coach Smiley with Sycamore told News 2 the game raised $1,500.