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4x Champion Linder signs with Ole Miss

By Shea Haile Courier Sports GORDONSVILLE — Sophie Linder, the first four time state champion in Gordonsville High athletics history, has chosen a Southeastern Conference (SEC) school and top caliber program to continue her career. Linder, who captured the individual Class A / Small Class golf title each of her four years at GHS, will…

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4 TIME STATE CHAMP

Gordonsville High senior Sophie Linder cemented her place among the all-time greats in TSSAA sports history last Tuesday afternoon — sinking a birdie putt in a sudden-death playoff to win her fourth consecutive TSSAA Individual Girls Golf State Championship. Linder becomes only the fourth golfer ever to win four individual state titles in TSSAA history…

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OWLS’ REVENGE

Defense, freshman QB lead physical Owls to dominant win, avenge back-to-back losses to Tigers By Terry Collins Courier Sports  CARTHAGE — The county’s two high school football teams met on the gridiron last Saturday night to kickoff the 2022 regular season at Owl Stadium in Carthage.  Smith Co. used their superior size to break a two-game…

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Several county all-star teams battling in state tournaments

The following Smith County All-Star teams are participating in ongoing state tournament action:  – Senior League Baseball All-Stars                – 10u Baseball All-Stars              – 8u Coach Pitch Softball All-Stars  – 12u Softball All-Stars  – 14u Softball All-Stars  – 12u Baseball All-Stars    …

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MISS SOFTBALL KAILEY PLUMLEE – Tigerettes standout freshman pitcher nets award from TSCA

By Shea Haile Courier Sports Last Tuesday, the (TSCA) Tennessee Softball Coaches Association released their postseason awards. Gordonsville High freshman Kailey Plumlee was named the Class A Miss Softball winner for the Middle Tennessee area.  Plumlee put together a phenomenal freshman campaign in her second season as the Tigerettes’ ace in the pitcher’s circle as…

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Gordonsville’s Linder named Middle TN Girls Golfer of the Year

Gordonsville High School junior and star golfer Sophie Linder added another accolade to an impressive resume on the links as she garnered back-to-back Middle Tennessee Girls Golfer of the Year awards.  Linder was named the Girls Golfer of the Year last Wednesday at the Middle Tennessee High School Sports Awards in Nashville at Marathon Music…

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OWLS BBALL BOASTS 6AA DEFENSIVE MVP, COACH OF THE YEAR

OWLS BBALL BOASTS 6AA DEFENSIVE MVP, COACH OF THE YEAR The Smith County High Owls basketball team completed one of their best regular seasons in recent years during their 2021-2022 campaign. As a result, the program racked up a multitude of awards last week when District 6AA announced its superlatives. The selections were highlighted by…

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OWLS CHAMPIONSHIP BOUND

OWLS CHAMPIONSHIP BOUND The Smith County High Owls basketball team advanced to the District 6AA Championship game with a 45-41 victory over Westmoreland at Watertown last Saturday night. The game was a close affair with the top-seeded Owls making just enough plays to overcome the fourth-seeded Eagles. Smith Co. improved to 24-5 overall but missed…

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GHS NAMES ALUM/FORMER OAKLAND ASST. JACKSON AS FB COACH

GHS NAMES ALUM/FORMER OAKLAND ASST. JACKSON AS FB COACH The Gordonsville High School football program sent shock waves across the landscape of Tennessee High School football last week when the school announced 2003 GHS graduate Stephen Jackson as the new head coach of the Tigers. Jackson takes the reins of the storied Big Blue program…

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