Month: June 2015

Highlander Sports Camp set for July 25

The Highlander Huddle Club is hosting their second annual Football and Cheer camp for children between the ages of 5-12 years old. The 2015 camp will be held on Saturday, July 25 from 9am to 2pm at Cloudland High School. The camp will allow participants to interact with members of the Highlander football and cheerleading coaching staff and players. The registration fee is $25 and includes lunch and a t-shirt. If a family has two or more participants, the registration fee is $20 per child. Pre-registration is set for Monday, June 29th, Tuesday, June 30th and Monday, July 6th....

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Game of the Year: Hampton-South Greene Region 1-A title

It was the ultimate title fight at Chuckey-Doak High School for the Region 1-A title. Fortunately for Hampton, Coby Jones delivered the knockout punch. The Region 1-A title game claimed our Best of Carter County Sports Game of the Year as Jones hit an off-balanced layup with 17 seconds remaining to lift Hampton to a 48-47 over South Greene. The Bulldogs punched their ticket to Murfreesboro the next night with a victory over Meigs County in the substate round, another thriller that saw Hampton hold on in overtime. Hampton jumped out early as Stone Hutchinson hit the first bucket...

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Thomas named Male Athlete of the Year

When it came time to decide the Best of Carter County Sports Male Athlete of the Year, it wasn’t an easy decision. However, a record breaking season proved to be the difference as Elizabethton’s Ethan Thomas takes the honor. It is the second consecutive season that Thomas captured the honor. On the football field, the Western Kentucky signee became the leading rusher in East Tennessee after finishing his storied career with 6,436 rushing yards. Thomas recorded over 70 touchdowns in his career, 35 of much came in his senior campaign. Thomas helped pace Elizabethton to an 8-3 record in...

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Marosites named Female Athlete of the Year

It was a year to remember for Kayla Marosites. The accomplishments the rising senior earned on the court made her the unanimous pick for the Best of Carter County Sports Female Athlete of the Year. Marosites powered the Lady Cyclones to a 32-1 record and a state semifinal run. However, the biggest accomplishment belonged to Marosites as she was named the Class AA Miss Basketball. During her junior campaign, she averaged 20 points and seven rebounds a game, while adding four assists and steals per game. Marosites passed the 1,000-point mark for her career early in the season. The...

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