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Posted on May 20, 2015 at 1:11 pm

  College Baseball Tennessee Temple - The Tennessee Temple Crusaders wrapped up their season finishing fifth in the USCAA Small College World Series. This was not only the end of their season, but the end of Tennessee Temple as a college. The university was faced with funding issues and the school chose to merge with Piedmont University in Winston Salem, NC. Piedmont does not offer baseball so the underclassmen are

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  • Jackets Football Close Spring Drills with Scrimmage

    Posted on May 19, 2015 at 7:46 am

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      SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Coach Casey Tate and the Yellow Jackets closed out spring drills Friday with a scrimmage at home against Moore County. The scoreboard wasn’t in the Jackets’ favor at the end of the scrimmage as the varsity fell 4-1 in touchdowns. The teams also worked their junior varsity players before the night was over. “After watching the film, I saw where we were six inches too

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  • Grundy Football To Host Spring Scrimmage

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 9:57 am

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    The Yellow Jackets will host Huntland Friday at 6:30 p.m. for a scrimmage to complete spring drills. The Jackets have been working in pads over the last two weeks and Coach Casey Tate has been working to install his system and evaluate players and positions.  “It’s been about what you’d expect. We’re trying to find out where people fit in to certain positions, move people around and see where they

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  • Dees Paces Second In The National Bass Fishing Trail’s Tourney

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 9:53 am

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    Grant Dees finished second Sunday in the National Bass Fishing Trail’s tournament on Guntersville Lake in the Junior division. In only his second weekend tournament fishing, Dees turned in 4 fish for 7.94 pounds and placed ahead of the current NBT Junior National Champion and the current Junior National points leader. Dees had a tough day on Saturday only turning in one fish, but fished lights out on Sunday to

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  • Region Loss Ends Grundy Softball

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 9:24 am

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    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Softball season ended Monday night in Smithville as the Lady Jackets fell to DeKalb County in the opening game of the region tournament. The Lady Jackets ended their season with a 15-11  “You’re never really ready for the season to end, but we didn’t hit well enough on Monday to win. Our hitting and defense both improved a great deal this year, the offense just wasn’t

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  • GCHS Bass Wins Nackajack Challenge

    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 10:22 am

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    The GCHS Bass Team won the Nickajack Challenge Saturday in Jasper. Samuel Morgan and Eldon Posey came in first with five fish for 14.03 pounds to take the title for the school. The win qualified the two to go to the B.A.S.S. High School Nationals in July on Kentucky Lake. They are the third of the GCHS teams to qualify for the event. They also won two $500 scholarships to

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  • Lady Jackets Advance To Region Tourney

    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 10:01 am

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    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie The Lady Jackets fell in the district tournament finals Monday night but they will advance into the region tourney beginning next Monday. They will be on the road and their likely opponent will be DeKalb County. Grundy won three of their last five, moving their record to 15-10 overall. Coach Jason Evans is excited for his team to advance to the region. “We knew the last

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  • Baseball Season Ends In Disctrict Tourney

    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 9:51 am

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    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Baseball season came to an unexpected end Saturday when the Jackets lost their second game in as many days to Signal Mountain and were eliminated from the District 7AA tournament. The Jackets ended their year with a 27-7 record. Coach Chase Jones had a lot to say about the season as a whole. “The end of our season did not go how any of the coaches

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  • Jacket Baseball win last 3

    Posted on April 30, 2015 at 10:24 am

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    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Grundy righted the ship and have rolled off three straight wins over the last week. The team moved to 23-5 on the season and 7-3 in district play. “The goal at the beginning of the year was trying to place first or second in the district to get the bye and avoid the play-in game. We’ve done that by placing second. We’ll most likely face Signal

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