Sports

Reno’s Sporting Goods Under New Ownership!

Dear Customer and Coaches:We are excited to inform you that effective Friday, March 20, 2020, Reno’s Sporting Goods is now under new ownership and management.  We know the last few months have been filled with uncertainly and difficult times due to the COVID-19 virus, however during the shutdown we have …

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TSSAA addresses summer sports activities

Board of Control meeting for June cancelled Executive Director Bernard Childress and the TSSAA state office staff are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on interscholastic athletics in Tennessee. Due to the ongoing social distancing efforts, the Board of Control’s three-day meeting originally scheduled for June in …

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Despite circumstances, lessons from athletic participation endure

Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the NFSHSA Column by Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Bernard Childress, Executive Director of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association. Have you ever wondered what life would be like without sports?    Bernard Childress, Executive Director TSSAA …

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Campbell County Hires New Boys Basketball Coach

Ernie Mac Clawson with his then team, Cumberland Gap. Photo courtesy of Claiborne Progress. The Lafollette Press is reporting that Campbell County High School has hired Ernie Mac Clawson to fill their boys head basketball coaching vacancy, athletic director Sherry Chapman says in a press release. Clawson was previously the …

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TSSAA cancels remaining events for the current school year

April 15, 2020 Submitted by the TSSAA With the Governor’s announcement of school closure for the remainder of the school year, all remaining TSSAA events for 2019-20, including all spring sports and the postponed state basketball tournaments, are cancelled. This is an unprecedented time across our state and country, and …

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Coalfield Grabs Lead In Fourth Inning To Defeat Wartburg

Coalfield stole the lead late and defeated Wartburg 14-4 on Monday. The Lady Jackets trailed 4-3 in the bottom of the fourth inning when Malachi Armes doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs. Coalfield was boosted by Carlee Kees who went 4-for-4 at the plate on Monday.  Kees singled in the …

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Cancellation of NCAA Events at Oak Ridge

(City of Oak Ridge News Release) In light of the recent spread of COVID-19 (commonly known as the “coronavirus”) throughout the continental United States, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has decided to exercise extreme caution and suspend all future athletic events. Mark Emmert, NCAA President, along with the NCAA …

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TSSAA Tournaments Suspended

BlueCross Basketball Championships postponed due to COVID-19 Following the conclusion of the girls’ state basketball tournament quarterfinal round today, we are suspending the remainder of the girls’ state tournament and next week’s boys’ state tournament. Whether we will be able to reschedule these events will depend on the length of …

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