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Coach Nick Bryant reports his team was hitting on all cylinders July 10 when they competed in the 7 on 7 passing league event at Boyd Buchannan. Grundy won all four varsity passing league games and scored a 1-1 tie in the junior varsity game. “Houston Mainord led the charge at the quarterback position by reading the defensives and finding the open receivers. Houston was looking sharp at quarterback and
Thursday, July 17, the junior jackets participated in a 7 on 7 tournament in Bridgeport, Alabama. The Grundy County Junior Jackets played five games, winning 4 out of 5. Other teams participating were South Pittsburg, Bridgeport and Pisgah AL. Coach Casey Tate was pleased with the results as his team tied for first in the event. “Assistant coaches Nick Jensen, Brad Dees, and Skyler Seals had the boys well prepared.
Tyler and Trenton Sanders, sons of the late Misty Sanders and Brian and Candie Sanders of Coalmont, recently participated in the ASA Championship Shoot at the Old Hickory Lake Bowman Club. Trenton, 11, shooting on the Senior Eagle class, won his fourth state championship. Tyler, 7, won his first state championship in the Junior Eagle class.
Pictured (l to r): Austin Thomas, Alex Parson, Dallas Winton, Tyler Byers, Jacob Dixon, Garret Dees, Ian Shrum, Luke Meeks, Riley Hammond, Michael Rollins and Coaches Derrick Thomas, Josh Meeks, and Brian Isbell. Not pictured are Draven Dyer and Logan Kilgore.
Alexa Fults, a member of the CATS, swam at the Summer Race League Championship held at the Fowler Center on the campus of the University of the South in Sewanee on July 12. Nine teams competed for the coveted title won by the CATS, Coffee County, and Tullahoma Swimming. The determined CATS ended the ten-year winning streak of Sewanee. This year Sewanee placed second followed by Fayetteville, Winchester, Athens, Marshall
The Lady Belles, an 11th and 12th grade AAU team with players from Grundy and Marion County, won the United States Basketball Association National Championship in the All- American bracket in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Friday, July 12. The team includes starters Hannah Phillip, 10th grade, of the GCHS Lady Jackets and Kyla Braden, 11th grade, of the Richard Hardy Lady Hawks. Megan Ferrell and Austin Towery coach the team.
Winchester’s Kyle Ingleburger won the National Bass Fishing Trail’s junior national championship and junior Angler of the Year June 27, in Gadsden, Alabama on Neely Henry Lake. Kyle took the title with 26.83 pounds of fish over the three-day competition. For first place, Ingleburger won $1000 and prizes. For taking the Academy Sports + Outdoors Angler of the Year title, he received a check for $100 and a $250 Academy
The Pelham 6-8 year old Indians pull off a second undefeated season. This puts their record at only one loss in 3 years. Pictured back row (l-r): coaches Jimmy Rogers, Coy Rogers, and Greg Nunley. Middle (l-r): Sophie Condra, Colton Rogers, Henry Kinsey, Gracie Nunley, Conner Meeks, and Halle Buckner. Front row (l-r): Gunnar Meeks, Haven Hershman, Gracie Rogers, Reagan Hershman, and Sydney Digianfelice.
Hank Lowrie placed third in the junior national championship with a total weight of 24.47 pounds.