Area Sports

POPE REACHES 200 WIN MILESTONE

POPE REACHES 200 WIN MILESTONE Last weekend, the Smith County High Owls baseball team gave head coach Scott Pope his 200th career coaching victory with an 8-2 victory at Eagleville in the first game of a doubleheader. Smith County High baseball head coach Scott Pope picked up his 200th and 201st wins as head coach…

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BLACK & GOLD ELITE: KING/SHEPPERSON

BLACK & GOLD ELITE: KING/SHEPPERSON The high school basketball duo of Shamar King and Jaylon Shepperson have left their mark on the court at Smith County High. King and Shepperson combined for 3,237 points during their four years playing for the Owls basketball squad. Shepperson’s 1,658 points is believed to be No.2 on the Owl…

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NEW SCHS GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH

NEW SCHS GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH New head coach Greg Bibb will now lead the Smith County High Lady Owls basketball program after the departure of former head coach Scott Moore. Bibb takes over the Lady Owls’ program after collecting a decade of head coaching experience at local boys basketball powerhouses Pickett County and Van Buren…

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SMITH COUNTY BASKETBALL COACH RESIGNS

SMITH COUNTY BASKETBALL COACH RESIGNS The Smith County High School Lady Owls basketball program will be seeking a new head coach this offseason following the resignation of former head coach Scott Moore. “I want to sincerely thank the administration who gave me the opportunity to coach and mentor these young ladies over the past three…

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NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH AT GHS

NEW HEAD FOOTBALL COACH AT GHS Two weeks after the departure of head coach Ron Marshall, the Gordonsville High football team has found a new leader in Scott Clemons. Clemons, a 1989 graduate from Gordonsville, was announced as the new head coach last Wednesday. The current principal at Gordonsville Elementary school returns to the sidelines…

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GORDONSVILLE FOOTBALL COACH RESIGNS

GORDONSVILLE FOOTBALL COACH RESIGNS After a decade as the head coach of the Gordonsville High football team, Ron Marshall has resigned from his position with the Big Blue program. Marshall’s resignation was announced last week after the veteran coach completed his final season at Gordonsville with a 7-5 record and a Region 4-A title in…

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GHS/SCHS POST-SEASON FOOTBALL AWARDS

GHS/SCHS POST-SEASON FOOTBALL AWARDS GIVENS, SHEPPERSON TSWA ALL-STATE SELECTIONS Smith County High School’s Jaylon Shepperson and Gordonsville High School’s Braxton Givens were selected to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s (TSWA) All-State teams for Class 3A and Class 1A respectively. Both local products proved to be among the elite in the Upper Cumberland and the state’s…

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FB QUARTERFINALS: SM. CO. AT RED BANK

FB QUARTERFINALS: SM. CO. AT RED BANK The Smith County High Owls (9-3) will make their seventh ever high school football quarterfinal playoff appearance, Friday night, when they travel to Chattanooga for a battle against the Red Bank High Lions (10-2). Smith Co. narrowly conquered the visiting Loudon Redskins last Friday night at Owl Stadium.…

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