Area Sports

PREP FOOTBALL JAMBOREES FRIDAY

 PREP FOOTBALL JAMBOREES FRIDAY This Friday night area high school football fans will experience the long awaited return of gridiron action. The Smith County High Owls and the Gordonsville High Tigers will travel for preseason tilts as they prepare for the start of the regular season — next Friday, August 17.     GORDONSVILLE vs…

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OSBORNE TAKES FLIGHT WITH OWL BASEBALL

OSBORNE TAKES FLIGHT WITH OWL BASEBALL The Smith County High Owls baseball team will have a new leader next spring in first year head coach Gunner Osborne. Osborne inherits a team that is coming off one of its more successful seasons in recent years — making an appearance in the Class AA TSSAA (Tennessee Secondary…

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GHS BASEBALL WELCOMES NEW COACH

GHS BASEBALL WELCOMES NEW COACH The Gordonsville High School baseball program will begin its next chapter this spring when it welcomes new head coach Randy Harrell to “Tiger Town.” The Tigers will hope to continue riding the momentum from recent seasons — which included three consecutive TSSAA (Tennessee Secondary Sports Athletic Association) Class A state…

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PURSUIT FOR USA GOLD: MORGAN WOOD

PURSUIT FOR USA GOLD: MORGAN WOOD Smith County can now claim a two time member of an United States national team. Morgan Wood, a 2012 Gordonsville High graduate and a Smith County native, was selected to the USA’s women’s world championships wheelchair basketball team for the second consecutive year in February. “It is really a…

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TEE TIME: SOPHIE LINDER

TEE TIME: SOPHIE LINDER Sophie Linder has won more than two dozen golf tournaments over the past six years, thus she’s accumulated a small galaxy of first-place trophies, but her new, bright red Ping golf bag is likely the sweetest of them all. With scores of 72, 69 and 68, a one-under total, the South…

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GHS YEARBOOK DEDICATION

GHS YEARBOOK DEDICATION Former Head Football Coach One Of Four Recognized In School’s Annual Publication The Gordonsville High Yearbook staff recognized four members of “Big Blue Nation” following the 2017-2018 school year. The yearbook was dedicated to former Tiger football head coach Ron Marshall while former special assistant coach Michael King, the school’s prior principal…

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DAVIS INKS WITH TREVECCA

DAVIS INKS WITH TREVECCA Gordonsville High baseball pitcher Hunter Davis decided to continue his career on the diamond last week. Davis signed with Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville. “I felt like it was a really good fit academically and I really enjoyed visiting the campus,” said Davis. “It is a very pretty campus and it…

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CLASS AA MR. BASEBALL

CLASS AA MR. BASEBALL Owls’ Goolsby Lands Top Honor From TBCA Smith County High baseball’s Bryant Goolsby made the trek to Murfreesboro last Tuesday morning as a Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association (TBCA) Class AA Mr. Baseball finalist. By the end of the presentation, Goolsby was hoisting new hardware as the 2018 TBCA Class AA Mr.…

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GOOLSBY MR. BASEBALL FINALIST

GOOLSBY MR. BASEBALL FINALIST Smith County High baseball’s senior catcher Bryant Goolsby has been selected as a finalist for the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association’s Class AA Mr. Baseball award. Goolsby has led the Owls offensive production on the diamond throughout his four year career. This season, the Black-and-Gold bomber has compiled a batting average of…

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TOURNEY ACTION

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TOURNEY ACTION Three area high school teams will continue their seasons on the diamond. The Gordonsville High Tigers, the Gordonsville High Tigerettes and the Smith County High Owls secured district championships in their respective divisions and have earned the right to host region semifinal games. The Gordonsville High Tigers baseball team defeated…

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