Area Sports

STATE CHAMP X2

STATE CHAMP X2 Six Under Par Performance Separates Linder In Tennessee Small Class Title Chase An impressive two-day performance in the 2020 TSSAA (Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association) Small Class Girls State Tournament resulted in Gordonsville High sophomore Sophie Linder claiming the individual title in back-to-back seasons as she was also the 2019 champion. Linder…

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GORDONSVILLE SHUTS OUT OWLS

GORDONSVILLE SHUTS OUT OWLS After a roller coaster ride of events filled the week leading up to the annual rivalry clash between the Smith County High Owls and the Gordonsville High Tigers, the two inter-county adversaries finally took to the gridiron in an unusual Saturday night meeting. The believed to be 87th meeting between the…

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Smith County vs Gordonsville Game Moved

RIVALRY GAME CHANGE: Because of stormy weather Friday night from the remnants of Hurricane Laura, the Smith County High Owls and Gordonsville High Tigers will renew their rivalry Saturday night. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at Owl Stadium in Carthage.

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UNCERTAINTY LOOMS WITH FB SEASON’S START

UNCERTAINTY LOOMS WITH FB SEASON’S START In what promises to be a season like none other, high school football begins this Friday night. During traditional years, concerns centered around the physical safety of the young men on the football field. With the COVID-19 pandemic, safety precautions have expanded to include fans entering the gates as…

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TSSAA exploring options for Fall sports after Governor’s order

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on and affect the sports landscape both on a national and local level. As the number of infections continue to grow across the state of Tennessee, Governor Bill Lee was prompted to extend his State of Emergency declaration through August 29. Lee’s Executive Order #50 includes limitations and restrictions…

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Summertime Hoops

The county’s four high school basketball programs were able to experience some competition on the hardwood as the squads played multiple scrimmages last week before the beginning of the TSSAA (Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association) mandatory dead period on Monday, June 22. Dead period ends on Monday, July 6. June is normally a busy month…

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Gridiron Postseason Awards

The Smith County High Owls and the Gordonsville High Tigers recognized their football teams in their annual postseason banquets. READ MORE IN THIS WEEK’S COURIER

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WINGS UP!!!!

Left to right: Cameron Spivey (Maryville College), John Ross Hord (University of the Cumberlands), Jaden Apple-Gibbs (Greenville University). Trio of Owls sign to play college football

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