Westview Lady Charger freshman guard Jada Harrison tweeted yesterday that she has picked up an offer from Vanderbilt University.
Harrison led the Lady Chargers to a (31-3) record and an eighth-straight trip to the State Tournament. Harrison scored 18 points in the opening round victory against Grainger, before the tournament was suspended and eventually canceled.
In the […]
It’ll be a summer in the South for NASCAR: The stock car series says it will stick to Tennessee, Georgia, Virginia, Florida and Alabama for June races – all of them without fans.
NASCAR has now set plans for 20 races, including nine in the elite Cup Series. It’s coming back after being shut down for […]
The Inaugural Weakley County Sports Hall of Fame Golf Scramble is being rescheduled for June 25th.
The event will be held at Persimmon Hills Golf Course in Sharon with tee-off at noon.
Executive Director John Hatler tells Thunderbolt Radio News that the excitement over the new Hall of Fame was just starting when COVID-19 disrupted plans.
The original […]
The NTT IndyCar Series will open its delayed season June 6 at Texas Motor Speedway without fans in the stands.
The race at Texas was the next race on the series schedule that hadn’t been postponed or canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
IndyCar President Jay Frye says IndyCar worked closely with TMS President Eddie Gossage, his […]
Women’s flag football will become a varsity sport for NAIA schools by next year.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has secured a two-year partnership with the NFL and its NFL FLAG arm, and Reigning Champs Experiences (RCX).
The NAIA will develop league infrastructure and operations for the first women’s flag football competition governed by a collegiate […]
Lake County High School Athletic Director Mike Moore announced that 29 year-old Cory Quinn has been named the next head football coach of the Falcons.
Mr. Moore told about the hiring process that was a bit different this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coach Quinn told WCMT Sports why he felt Lake County was the right […]
Executive Director Bernard Childress and the TSSAA state office staff are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on interscholastic athletics in Tennessee.
Due to the ongoing social distancing efforts, the Board of Control’s three-day meeting originally scheduled for June in Murfreesboro has been cancelled. The Board will take into consideration the items from […]
The Tennessee Sports Writers Association announced their girls’ high school basketball All-State team, with Weakley County well-represented.
In Single-A, Greenfield High School’s Tennessee-signee Tess Darby and Indiana-signee Chloe Moore-McNeil topped the list, as the duo led the Lady Jackets to a (34-0) record this season and Greenfield’s third-consecutive trip to the semifinal round of the state […]
(The following is an op-ed article by National Federation of State High School Associations Executive Director Karissa Niehoff and Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association Executive Director Bernard Childress)
Have you ever wondered what life would be like without sports?
Now we know. And it isn’t fun. No NCAA basketball tournament. No traditional Major League Baseball Opening Days. […]
University of Tennessee at Martin Football Coach Jason Simpson announced five new additions to the Skyhawk coaching staff.
Kyle Edwards comes from Alabama after one season as a graduate assistant for his alma mater. Edwards joins the Skyhawks and will coach the quarterbacks.
TJ Jefferson transitions from a defensive captain as a linebacker for UTM last season, […]