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May. 24, 2015 @ 08:18 AM

Riggs signs with Carson-Newman

Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy senior Brandon Riggs has had a solid high school career, and on Friday he decided to continue his career at the next level when he signed to play college baseball as a preferred walk-on at Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tennessee.

May. 24, 2015 @ 09:20 AM

Owls seek success during season

When the Forest City Owls take the field for their first regular-season game of 2015 on Tuesday night, they’ll have a lot of new faces, including a new one in the dugout.


May. 24, 2015 @ 11:27 AM

Tevis successful in new sport

Rachael Tevis spent four years terrorizing opposing goalies for Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy on the soccer pitch. Now she is doing the same for the North Carolina Tar Heels on the handball court.


May. 24, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

MCKINNEY: Sitting down with McNair

I recently had the privilege of sitting down with Robert McNair, who grew up in Forest City and is currently the owner of the National Football League’s Houston Texans. It was one of the most memorable interviews I have ever done, and I decided to share some of the highlights with you.


May. 24, 2015 @ 12:28 PM

Braves scratch out only 3 hits in blowout loss to Brewers

With Alex Wood unable to pitch because of a stomach virus, manager Fredi Gonzalez had to bring Eric Stults back into the Atlanta Braves' rotation for a start.


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May. 24, 2015 @ 08:18 AM

Riggs signs with Carson-Newman

Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy senior Brandon Riggs has had a solid high school career, and on Friday he decided to continue his career at the next level when he signed to play college baseball as a preferred walk-on at Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tennessee.


May. 22, 2015 @ 10:23 AM

Union Academy ends TJCA’s season

Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy’s improbable run through the 1A state girls soccer playoffs ended Wednesday night at the hands of the Union Academy Lady Cardinals, who defeated the Lady Gryphons by a 2-0 final.

 

May. 22, 2015 @ 08:19 AM

Post 423 preps for season

Summer baseball is here, as Rutherford County’s American Legion team, Post 423, is scheduled to begin its season with a pair of home games this weekend. 

 

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May. 24, 2015 @ 11:27 AM

Tevis successful in new sport

Rachael Tevis spent four years terrorizing opposing goalies for Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy on the soccer pitch. Now she is doing the same for the North Carolina Tar Heels on the handball court.


May. 24, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

MCKINNEY: Sitting down with McNair

I recently had the privilege of sitting down with Robert McNair, who grew up in Forest City and is currently the owner of the National Football League’s Houston Texans. It was one of the most memorable interviews I have ever done, and I decided to share some of the highlights with you.


May. 24, 2015 @ 09:20 AM

Owls seek success during season

When the Forest City Owls take the field for their first regular-season game of 2015 on Tuesday night, they’ll have a lot of new faces, including a new one in the dugout.


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May. 24, 2015 @ 12:28 PM

Braves scratch out only 3 hits in blowout loss to Brewers

With Alex Wood unable to pitch because of a stomach virus, manager Fredi Gonzalez had to bring Eric Stults back into the Atlanta Braves' rotation for a start.


May. 24, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

MCKINNEY: Sitting down with McNair

I recently had the privilege of sitting down with Robert McNair, who grew up in Forest City and is currently the owner of the National Football League’s Houston Texans. It was one of the most memorable interviews I have ever done, and I decided to share some of the highlights with you.


May. 22, 2015 @ 09:22 AM

Perez, Braves shut down Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays just can’t win a series against the Atlanta Braves.

 

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May. 24, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

MCKINNEY: Sitting down with McNair

I recently had the privilege of sitting down with Robert McNair, who grew up in Forest City and is currently the owner of the National Football League’s Houston Texans. It was one of the most memorable interviews I have ever done, and I decided to share some of the highlights with you.


May. 13, 2015 @ 10:46 AM

CONLEY: Chase-East Rutherford showdown

It’s the game Rutherford County has waited for, the big one, the one where more than bragging rights are on the line. The most monumental occurrence in the county since Abraham Lincoln was born in Bostic.  
 

May. 12, 2015 @ 09:46 AM

MCKINNEY: Searching for some positivity

One of the major sports stories over the past couple of weeks has been the ascent of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez up the all-time home run list. Last Thursday, Rodriguez clubbed his 661st career homer to pass the legendary Willie Mays and move into sole possession of fourth place.