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Junior Jackets Shine In Jamboree

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 10:20 am

Grundy’s Junior Jackets did very well in their jamboree Saturday at John A. Anderson Field in Tracy City defeating OLPH three touchdowns to one and Dayton City four to none. The team opens their regular season Thursday at Dayton City for a 6:00 Central time kickoff. Offensive leaders for Grundy on Saturday in rushing were Josh Wingo with seven carries for 165 yards and three touchdowns, Ethan Nunley with six

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  • Jackets Win At Jamboree

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 9:46 am

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    Grundy will get their season underway one night early as they travel to Jasper for a Thursday night contest to begin the 2014 season. Kickoff is set for 7:00 pm. A win over the Warriors would give the Jackets a great jump start to their season. “They’re big, physical and probably the best Marion team I’ve seen since I’ve been head coach. They’re very physical team that likes to pound

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  • TSSAA Sets Football Classes

    Posted on August 18, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    In a vote on Monday the TSSAA set the new football classifications for the next two years beginning 2015. There will be 6 classes in football with the 32 teams in 6A automatically making the playoffs each year. How Grundy County will be impacted is an increased number in their 3A region. Beginning in 2015 the region will likely look like this: Brainerd, Chattanooga Christian, East Ridge, Grundy County, Howard,

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  • Football Jam-boree Friday

    Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:56 am


    The annual Sequatchie Valley Jamboree is Friday night at 6:00 p.m. at Whitwell High. Coach Nick Bryant will begin his sixth season leading the Yellow Jackets into the event. Grundy will face Lookout Valley in both the second and fifth quarters. The full schedule is in this edition of the Grundy County Herald. The Jackets will begin the regular season the following week at Marion County. Their first home game

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  • Several Greats Named To GCHS Hall Of Fame

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 8:56 am

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    SPORTS CORRESPONENT david lowrie Several gridiron greats, multiple sport athletes, and coaches will be inducted Saturday night into the Grundy County High School Sports Hall of Fame. At Saturday’s banquet the 1963 Yellow Jacket football team, standout player Kenneth Fults as well as the late Coach and Principal John A. Anderson and the late Coach Chris Pickett will all be a part of the 2014 Hall of Fame Class. The

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  • Yellow Jackets Getting The Work In

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 11:44 am

    In their most recent 7 on 7 action the Yellow Jackets won all four games they played. “It was a fun experience for the players and coaches to be able to bond together as a team. Everyone got plenty of reps and game time experience,” said Coach Nick Bryant. Grundy downed Franklin County 4-3 with Logan Meeks scoring twice and Christian Brown and Alex Nunley scoring once each. Then the

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  • Junior Jackets Scrimmage

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 11:39 am

    Grundy’s Junior Jacket team had a great scrimmage last Thursday downing Moore County in Tracy City by four touchdowns to none. Head Coach Casey Tate was very pleased with his team’s performance and the play of several individual players. “We played confused but physical which I was glad to see. This team continues to show up and put in the work required to win football games. The assistant coaches continue

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  • Meeks Sisters Join GCHS Hall Of Fame

    Posted on August 6, 2014 at 8:52 am

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    The GCHS Sports Hall of Fame will grow by five August 16 when the Meeks sisters are inducted for their outstanding play on the Lady Yellow Jacket basketball teams during their time in school. The late Gayle Meeks, Barbara Meeks Hill, Kay Meeks Durham, Judie Meeks Jacobs and Shelia Meeks Gallagher will be the first sibling group to be inducted together. “As we began to count the ballot votes it

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  • Beersheba Softball League

    Posted on August 4, 2014 at 9:15 am

    Softball finished this past week in Beersheba with Lusk Motorsports winning first place and going undefeated with a record of 17-0. Brown’s Dairy Bar finished in second and Players from Tracy City came in third. In co-ed softball, Young Guns was undefeated 18-0, and Beersheba FD finished in second. Greg’s won the women’s league and Bat Girls placed second. Little League (boys) Misfits from Coalmont were the first place winners

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