Area Sports

SOPHIE LINDER 2ND IN TN WOMEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

SOPHIE LINDER 2ND IN TN WOMEN’S AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP Sophie Linder, a 14 year old golfer from Carthage, tied for second place in the Tennessee Women’s Amateur Golf Championship last week. Linder, who will be a freshman in high school this fall, competed against college level talent including Middle Tennessee State’s Hanley Long. Long captured the…

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TIGERS ROAD TO STATE

TIGERS ROAD TO STATE: After claiming a 16-4 victory over Monterey in the Region 3A Championship game, the Gordonsville High Tigers baseball team (29-4) will host Region 4A runner-up Eagleville Friday, May 17 at Crump Paris Park in Class A sub-state action. With a victory, the Big Blue would secure their fourth consecutive trip to…

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL REGION TOURNAMENTS

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL REGION TOURNAMENTS The Smith County High School Owls and the Gordonsville High School Tigers baseball teams clinched district titles yesterday (Wednesday, May 8) and as a result — both teams will host their first round match ups in the region tournaments. The District 8AA Tournament champions, the Owls, will host Grundy County…

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SANDERS NAMED NEW SCHS COACH

SANDERS NAMED NEW SCHS COACH Trey Sanders was introduced Monday as the new head coach of the Smith County High Owls basketball team. Sanders returns to lead the basketball program after serving previously as Owls head coach from 2001-2007. After his first stint at SCHS, Sanders returned to his alma mater, Gordonsville High School, where he…

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BIBB NEW GHS TIGERS BASKETBALL HEAD COACH

BIBB NEW GHS TIGERS BASKETBALL HEAD COACH The Gordonsville High School Tigers boys basketball team will have a new leader for the 2019-2020 season. Veteran head coach Greg Bibb will take the reins of the Big Blue program. Bibb comes to “Tiger Town” after a one year stint as head coach of the Smith County…

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SCHS FOOTBALL GREATS SPEAK

SCHS FOOTBALL GREATS SPEAK Current Smith County High football coach Scott Murray (center) is pictured above with the guest speakers for the 2019 Alumni and Supporters Dinner. Former football player at SCHS and the University of Georgia Dr. David McDonald (left) and legendary high school football head coach, Smith County High graduate and star athlete…

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SCMS OWLS CLAIM THIRD PLACE AT STATE

SCMS OWLS CLAIM THIRD PLACE AT STATE The Smith County Middle School Owls traveled to Rutherford County’s Stewarts Creek Middle School last Saturday morning for their TMSAA (Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association) Class A State tournament consolation contest. The Owls claimed the third place prize after defeating Huntsville Middle 53-33 in the contest. The win…

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DISTRICT 8AA TOURNEY CHANGE

DISTRICT 8AA TOURNEY CHANGE: Tonight’s and Tuesday night’s (February 11)  District 8AA tourney games have been moved up 30 minutes early. The Smith Co. High Lady Owls will now tip-off at 6:30 versus Watertown with the SCHS Owls following at 8:00 against Macon Co.

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