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High school basketball round-up January 26th

An almost-full slate of high school basketball was played on Tuesday. The Clinton Dragons’ and Lady Dragons’ games at Campbell County were called off due to the persistent winter weather conditions and the makeup date for that doubleheader has not yet been announced. Here is how the games that were …

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CHS hoops postponed; HS hoops round-up, schedule, polls

With Campbell County schools closed today (Tuesday January 26th), the scheduled Tuesday night high school basketball doubleheader between Clinton and Campbell County has been postponed. As soon as a makeup date for those games and the doubleheader postponed Friday between Halls and Clinton are announced we will pass that information …

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8 area players named to All-PX Football

The News-Sentinel released its All-PrepXtra football team today and several area players were recognized for their outstanding 2015 campaigns. Clinton quarterback Tyler Thackerson was named to the First Team Offense as an all-around athlete, while Oak Ridge wide receiver Tee Higgins and Harriman offensive lineman Treyton Peters joined him on …

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High school polls released; busy Tuesday

High school basketball polls for this week were released on Monday. In the Class AAA boys’ poll, Oak Ridge remains #7 in the state while Fulton remains atop the AA boys’ poll. In the Class AAA girls’ poll, Morristown West is #4 and Bearden comes in at #7. It’s a …

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CHS swept by OR; AC swept by Powell

Friday night in Clinton, the Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats beat the Clinton Lady Dragons for the second time this season and for the 58th time in a row dating back to 1990 by the final score of 55-16. Playing without senior Kelley Wandell (knee) the Lady Dragons found themselves offensively …

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NASCAR coming to Merle FM in February

Merle 96.7 (WMYL/Knoxville) today announced that it will be airing NASCAR SPRINT CUP races beginning with The Daytona 500 in February 2016. Merle’s sister station, WYSH AM 1380 / FM 101.1 in Clinton, is the Knoxville affiliate for all races and racing programs from both The Motor Racing Network (MRN) …

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High School Hoops Round-Up January 8th & 9th

It was another busy weekend of local high school basketball. Friday at Clinton, the Anderson County Lady Mavs pulled away from Clinton to win 45-29 in round one of the girls’ edition of the Crosstown Showdown. AC (5-12, 4-3 D3AAA) was led by Klarissa Roberts, who scored 11 points, and …

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