Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) April 5, 2019

Hibbett Sports, Inc.
(Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Its Charter)

(State of Incorporation)
(IRS Employer
File Number)
Identification No.)

2700 Milan Court
Birmingham, Alabama 35211
(Address of principal executive offices)

(205) 942-4292
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2). Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 

Item 5.02.  Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On April 5, 2019, Scott J. Bowman, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hibbett Sports, Inc. (the “Company”), resigned from the Company effective after a short transition period currently anticipated to end April 26, 2019.  The effective date of Mr. Bowman’s departure will permit him to carry out his role as principal financial officer of the Company through the completion of the audit of the Company’s financial statements for the fiscal year ended February 2, 2019 and the filing of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K.  Mr. Bowman’s decision to resign was not related to a disagreement with the Company over any financial reporting, internal control, accounting or auditing matters.

Item 7.01.  Regulation FD Disclosures.

A copy of the press release regarding the events described in Item 5.02 above is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.

The information in this Item, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section.  It may be incorporated by reference in another filing under the Exchange Act or Securities Act of 1933 if such subsequent filing specifically references this Form 8-K.

Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.
 Exhibit No.
 Press Release dated April 5, 2019


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

/s/ David M. Benck
 April 5, 2019
David M. Benck
Vice President and General Counsel

Exhibit Index

 Exhibit No.
 Press Release dated April 5, 2019