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Junior Jackets Play For Perfection

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:17 am

SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie With just one more win, the Junior Jackets quite possibly will make history for a middle school level program in Grundy County. If they defeat Whitwell Thursday night at John A. Anderson Field, they will be a perfect 8-0 and Sequatchie Valley Conference champions. No one can remember a 7th-8th grade football team in the county going undefeated before. The Junior Jackets defeated Whitwell 20-0 last

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  • Yellow Jackets Improve To 4-4

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 11:26 am

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    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Grundy picked up their second win in a row Friday night downing Bledsoe County 28-7 for homecoming. It was the Jackets third district win against just one loss and it all but assures them a trip to the playoffs. Grundy is now 4-4 overall and 3-1 in District 7 AA. “The kids played hard. They played tough. It was a great week for Grundy County. We

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  • GCXC

    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 9:59 am

    GCCX TEAM PIX 2014

    The GCXC traveled to Sharp Springs Recreation Area in Smyrna on Saturday for the league’s championship race. With runners from AAA, AA and A schools, the starting lines contained well over 500 runners, but they all came with the determination and stamina to be fierce competitors! The men raced first on this cool, rainy race-day. Out of 192 runners from AA and A schools, John David Dickerson finished 8th, earning

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  • Dickerson Earns Medal Ranking

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 10:06 am

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    John David Dickerson finished in eighth place out of 192 runners, earning a medal ranking at the Mid-State Cross Country Association Championship on Saturday, October 11. John David is the son of David and Karen Dickerson of Altamont.

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  • Lady Jackets Volleyball

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 10:18 am


    On Tuesday, October 7, The Lady Jackets faced Bledsoe County in the first round of the district tournament. The team won in straight sets: 25-5, 25-17, and 25-11. Coach Allison Borne says, “We played awesome to advance to the semi-finals which were played later that same night. “In the semi-finals we lost 12-25, 11-25 and 18-25. We played much better than the score shows, we never gave up and we

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  • GCHS Bass Team Wins Big On Nickajack

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 2:42 pm

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    The Grundy County High School bass fishing team registered a big win Saturday in the tournament they hosted on Nickajack Lake along with B.A.S.S High School and the Tennessee BASS Nation. Grundy’s Garrett Whitman and Ben Franklin registered their first tournament win over a field of 21 boats from schools from Whitwell, South Pittsburg, Warren County, Gordon Lee and Murfreesboro Central Magnet School. Grundy had four of the top five

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  • Junior Jackets Stay Perfect On Season

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 10:14 am

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    The Junior Jackets remained perfect and defeated Marion County Middle School 30-18 September 30 in Jasper. They normally play on Thursday’s but got notice the on that same morning they would have to play on Tuesday. “Due to miscommunication we didn’t know that we were playing Tuesday until Tuesday morning. I want to thank all the principals and secretaries at the elementary schools for allowing me to visit the schools

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  • Jackets Get Key District Win Over CCS

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 1:59 pm


    SPORTS CORRESPONDENT david lowrie Grundy traveled to Chattanooga Friday to face the Chattanooga Christian School Chargers in a key district contest. The winner would remain in a strong position for a playoff spot and the loser would have a bigger mountain to climb. Grundy battled all night and got the win to move to 2-1 in the district and 3-4 overall. “Big win overall. Huge district game. This is becoming

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  • Junior Jackets Looking For #6

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 9:07 am


    The Junior Jackets travel to Jasper Thursday night to take on Jasper Middle at the high school. Kickoff is set for 6:00 pm and the Grundy program hopes to notch their sixth win of the season. Grundy’s young program has put up impressive numbers so far with several players standing out. Leading the rushing has been Josh Wingo with 38 carries for 866 yards and 12 touchdowns. Ethan Nunley follows

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