When Weakley County athletes take the field and court this year, they will be coached by some non-faculty coaches.
The Weakley County School board recently approved:
At Westview, Dusty Gibson to coach cross-country, Kassi Wright for cheerleading, Emily Johnson for girls’ soccer, and Merritt Spence to coach boys’ soccer.
At Dresden, Todd Maxey has been approved to coach […]
The OVC Media Preseason Polls have been released for women’s soccer with Murray State and UT Martin sitting in the top two spots respectively, as voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.
Murray State picked up 18 of 22 first place votes and 198 votes total. UTM is coming off a record-setting […]
The UT Martin Golf team has been awarded the NCAA’s Public Recognition Award for the second straight year.
The award is given to teams with an NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate in the top 10 percent of all squads in their respective sports.
UTM was one of 100 Division I men’s golf programs and one of […]
Schools are starting up in the Ken-Tenn area, which means it is now football time in Tennessee!
Middle school teams will be the first to show their talents with play opening up Thursday night as Dresden opens up at home against McKenzie, South Fulton plays at Gleason, and Greenfield plays host to Lake Road.
Fans of Martin […]
The Sun’s latest preseason football rankings now focus on Region 7-AA, the home to the last two Class-AA State Champions.
The reigning Class-2A State Champion Trenton Peabody Golden Tide are the favorites coming into the season. The Golden Tide won the last eight games of the season in 2018, and are returning seven starters on offense […]
Football season is here for middle schools around our area with jamborees getting underway on Saturday.
Local teams including Martin, Dresden, McKenzie, West Carroll, and Milan Middle Schools will all take part in the McKenzie Middle School Jamboree beginning at 5:00 Saturday afternoon.
There will be a total of five quarters of football involving 12 different teams […]
The Jackson Sun has released its preseason football polls for Region 6-A and 7-A.
The Sun lists Huntingdon as the team to beat this year in Region 6-A. The Mustangs have reached the state quarterfinals in 1-A the past two seasons, and both times Cornersville ended Huntingdon’s season.
The Sun’s list continues with Wayne County in 2nd […]
When the 2019 football season kicks off, both the Westview Chargers and UT Martin Skyhawks will be taking a new field.
UTM Athletic Director Kurt McGuffin gave Thunderbolt Radio some insight on the process of laying down the new turf for Hardy Graham Stadium.
With the new turf along with the new press box installed last year, […]
UT Martin head football coach Jason Simpson is heading into his 14th year leading the Skyhawks on the field.
As the Skyhawks start fall camp on Wednesday, Coach Simpson expressed his excitement for the season, and also said this Skyhawk team has much to prove.
Although work throughout the summer isn’t the same as the practices in […]