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Clay To Be Inducted

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:41 am

  Longtime Grundy County baseball coach Frank Clay will be the final inductee into the Grundy County High school Sports Hall of Fame for the 2013-2014 class. He will be inducted during Saturday’s game against DeKalb County beginning at 3:00. All former players of Coach Clay are encouraged to come out and honor the man credited with not only coaching a team but keeping a program alive during lean times.

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  • Softball Struggles Over the Last Week

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:26 am

    By: David Lowrie, sports correspondent After picking up a big district win last Tuesday over Bledsoe County the Lady Jackets dropped their next six games one in South Pittsburg, three in the Hits for Hope tourney over the weekend in Chattanooga and two in DeKalb County Monday. The girls fell to 8-11 overall but improved to 2-2 in district play. Tuesday Grundy hosted Sequatchie County. Friday they host DeKalb County

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  • Baseball Wins 5 out of 7

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:24 am

      By: David Lowrie, sports correspondent     The Jackets got several games in last week and notched five wins in seven tries. They improved their overall record to 18-9 and upped their district mark to 3-1. Rain moved Monday’s game with Signal Mountain to Tuesday and weather could have pushed both games with the Eagles off another day. Tuesday the Jackets traveled to Signal Mountain. Friday they travel to

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  • Archery Tournament for the Whitman Family

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    On April 12 and 13, Mountain Archery will be hosting an archery tournament in honor of fellow archer Ransie Whitman. The tournament will consist of 20 McKenzie Targets situated on a course throughout woods and fields. There will be multiple classes to accommodate any skill level and awards for achievements. Concessions will be available.  All entry fees and concession will be given to the Whitman family as a donation. Admission:

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  • Softball Registers Win in Tourney

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:31 pm

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    The Lady Yellow Jackets picked up wins Saturday in the Ooltewah tourney and improved on their season record. The girls moved to 7-5 on the season and 1-2 in district play. “After losing 3 in a row, we rebounded this weekend in the Ooltewah Tournament in a shortened format by winning our first two pool games before falling to Collierville. We played well enough to win our pool, and for about

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  • Jackets Split Last Two

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:29 pm

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      The rain cancelled some games for the Jackets last week including Monday’s district contest with Chattanooga Christian. The two games Grundy played were split by the team with one being a key district win over Sequatchie County. The team is now 13-7 on the season and is 1-1 in the district. “The first game against Sequatchie last week was a learning lesson for us. We had multiple opportunities to

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  • Swiss Grils, SAS Boys Win Big 8

    Posted on February 4, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    The Swiss Lady Wildcats and the Palmer Bulldogs took home the Big 8 championships Saturday night to close out the season. All games are reported below and all names are spelled as they appeared on the score sheets. Girls: SAS 34 – Palmer 16 The Lady Mountain Lions dominated from the start with a 9-1 first quarter and a 13-4 second to take the opening game win over the Lady

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  • Big 8 Round Up

    Posted on January 21, 2014 at 12:39 pm

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      Deadline for Big 8 results to be turned in to the Grundy County Herald is noon on Mondays. All names are spelled as turned in on the score sheets. If your school’s results are not listed it is because they have not turned in their results to the Herald. Scorekeepers please fill out all areas of the score sheet including quarter-by-quarter score and first and last names of players.

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  • Grundy Hoops Sink Pirate Teams

    Posted on January 21, 2014 at 12:33 pm

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      Both Yellow Jacket teams got back into the win column Friday night when they defeated South Pittsburg in Ricky Richards Gym. The Lady Jackets moved to 6-13 overall and 1-5 in the district. The Jacket men improved to 3-17 and 0-6.   Tuesday Grundy hosted Notre Dame for a district contest. Friday they host Sequatchie County at 6:00. It’s also a Hall of Fame night where Lady Jacket legend

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