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CHS’s Wandell signs with Maryville

Clinton High School senior Trace Wandell signed the papers this week to continue his academic and athletic careers at Maryville College, where he will play basketball for the Scots. Due to social distancing guidelines, there was no formal ceremony at the school as is customary, but his family was able …

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Smokies offering curbside concessions

The Tennessee Smokies have announced that fans can now order their favorite ballpark treats to take home with ‘Smokies Curbside Concessions.’ Orders can be placed at any time starting today and can be picked up from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. Curbside pickup is available in …

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TSSAA reacts to school closure extension

On Monday March 24, Governor Lee extended the statewide school closure to April 24, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Consistent with the Governor’s statement, and in the interest of the health and safety of competitors, coaches, officials, and spectators, we urge every member school – both public and independent – to …

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TSSAA postpones HoF ceremony

Amid the concerns of COVID-19 and the recommendations being made by the CDC, officials feel it is in the best interest of all involved to postpone the 2020 TSSAA Hall of Fame luncheon and induction ceremony. The luncheon was originally set to be held on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at …

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NASCAR engines silent through May 3rd

Statement from NASCAR regarding postponement of all races through May 3rd “The health and safety of our fans, industry and the communities in which we race is our most important priority, so in accordance with recent CDC guidance, NASCAR is currently postponing all race events through May 3rd, with plans …

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TSSAA statement on spring sports

(TSSAA press release) As the situation continues to evolve daily with COVID-19, we have received a number of inquiries from schools/school systems who are considering suspending classes and/or extracurricular activities for an extended period of time. We are also aware that conversations are taking place at the state and federal …

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NCAA cancels rowing events in Oak Ridge

(Submitted—City of Oak Ridge) In light of the recent spread of COVID-19 (commonly known as the “coronavirus”) throughout the continental United States, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has decided to exercise extreme caution and suspend all future athletic events.  Mark Emmert, NCAA President, along with the NCAA Board of …

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