Area Sports

ANNUAL COURIER FOOTBALL PREVIEW THIS WEEK

ANNUAL COURIER FOOTBALL PREVIEW THIS WEEK The 2019 Carthage Courier High School Football Preview is included in this weeks Courier. Read all about your favorite team, coaches and players. FOOTBALL PREVIEW IN THIS WEEKS COURIER!

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SMITH CO. TO HOST JAMBOREE

SMITH CO. TO HOST JAMBOREE SCHS, GHS To Battle Watertown, DeKalb In Carthage The start of a new school year also means that high school football is on the horizon for fans of the Smith County High Owls and the Gordonsville High Tigers. Both squads have been working their way through fall camp and are…

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SENIOR LEAGUE ALL-STARS

SENIOR LEAGUE ALL-STARS Third Consecutive State Title Results In Trip To SE Regionals SENIOR LEAGUE STATE CHAMPIONS — The Smith Co. Senior League All Stars celebrate their State Tournament title in Bristol. The 2019 State Tournament Championship was the third consecutive title for the Smith County Senior League.After capturing state, the team traveled to Tampa,…

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JR LEAGUE ALL STARS TO REPRESENT STATE

JR LEAGUE ALL STARS TO REPRESENT STATE STATE CHAMPIONS — The Smith Co. 14U Junior League All-Stars display their championship banner at Crump Paris Park after defeating the Montgomery Central All Stars for the State Title last Wednesday night. The team will now head to Broadway, Virginia for the Junior League Baseball Regional tournament on…

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NEXT CHAPTER: FORMER GHS PITCHER AT TREVECCA

NEXT CHAPTER: FORMER GHS PITCHER AT TREVECCA Playing a sport at the college level is a common goal for several young athletes — 2018 Gordonsville High graduate and Trevecca Nazarene University freshman Hunter Davis achieved that goal this past spring as he took the mound for the Trojans baseball program. “It was crazy,” said Davis.…

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COMMISSIONERS REJECT 59 CENT PROPERTY TAX INCREASE

COMMISSIONERS REJECT 59 CENT PROPERTY TAX INCREASE Commissioners voted down a resolution which would have set the county’s property tax rate at $2.73, a 59 cent increase, Monday night. The $2.73 rate would have funded a 2019-2020 fiscal year budget proposed by the county’s Budget and Finance Committee. The resolution failed with 11 yes votes…

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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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