Area Sports

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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HORD NOMINEE FOR AWARD

HORD NOMINEE FOR AWARD Last week, Smith County High senior John Ross Hord was nominated for The Tennessean’s I Am Sport award which recognizes mid-state area student athletes for their accomplishments off the field and their involvement in community service. Public voting on the seven nominees began on January 22 and runs through Monday, March…

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STUNNED!! GHS HALF COURT BUZZER BEATER

STUNNED!! GHS HALF COURT BUZZER BEATER An epic comeback and a buzzer-beating three from junior guard Tyler Gregory led to a thrilling victory for the Gordonsville High Tigers basketball team over District 6A power the Monterey Wildcats last Friday night in “Tiger Town”. Gregory’s half-court dagger as time expired gave Gordonsville a 62-61 win. A…

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PARLIMENT RECEIVES BASEBALL SCHOLARSHIP

PARLIMENT RECEIVES BASEBALL SCHOLARSHIP Former Tiger Bobby Parliment Earns Scholarship To KY Wesleyan Bobby Parliment, a 2017 graduate of Gordonsville High School, has been offered a full scholarship to play baseball at Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro, KY. Bobby has been a starting pitcher at Roane State Community College in Harriman, TN.

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PIRATES CAGE TIGERS

PIRATES CAGE TIGERS The 2019 playoff run for the Gordonsville High School Tigers football team came to an end last Friday night as they were shutout by the Associated Press No.1 team in Class 1A the South Pittsburg Pirates 40-0 in the state quarterfinals. “Well, I did not think we executed very well,” said Gordonsville…

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FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Keep up with the Courier Sports Twitter page at twitter.com/CarCourierSport South Pittsburg 40 – Gordonsville 0  • Final Score as available

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GHS STATE PLAYOFF GAME MOVED BACK TO FRIDAY

BREAKING: GAME MOVED BACK TO FRIDAY DUE TO POTENTIAL WEATHER, THE GHS – SO. PITT GAME HAD BEEN MOVED TO THURSDAY NIGHT AT 7 PM, IT IS NOW BACK ON FRIDAY AS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED. GHS CONTINUES IN STATE PLAYOFFS The Gordonsville High School football team’s Cinderella run through the Class 1A playoffs will face its toughest…

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