Sports

Tyreke Key makes statement at State

Shows the world what Clay County fans already knew By THOMAS P. WEAVER Dale Hollow HORIZON Editor MURFREESBORO-Tennessean sportswriter Tom Kreager said it best in the Blue Cross Basketball Championship postgame news conference, after Clay County senior star Tyreke Key had what his colleague Michael Murphy described as “perhaps the best individual performance in state […]

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Clay County sports hall of fame induction again serves as highlight of year in local sports

By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor CELINA-Like they have since the inception of the Clay County Sports Hall of Fame, this year’s induction ceremony held over the weekend again served as the highlight of the sports year here locally. With a good crowd in attendance, seven new members were enshrined as the 2017 class was […]

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Mabry grabs All-State high school football nod

He and Mackey named All-UC Celina-Clay County High School all-time leading receiver Wyatt Mabry was recently honored with well-deserved recognition for his record-breaking senior season and illustrious career. The 6’-6” standout wide receiver—who is set to sign with Cumberland University in the coming months—was named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class 1A All-State Football […]

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12 to be inducted into Clay County Sports Hall of Fame January 23

Twelve new members will be inducted into the Clay County Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 23.
Inductees will be recognized at a banquet and ceremonies at the high school cafeteria.  Current Hall of Fame Committee Chairman Don Napier will be the master of ceremonies. The entertainment for the day will be a highlight film of the 1969 Blanket Bowl, won by Celina High School

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Championship sweep leads to Clay County youth teams’ perfect seasons

A perfect season… that’s the ultimate goal for any team, but for the Clay County Youth Football program one wasn’t enough as all three squads completed the feat with a clean sweep of the Tri County Youth Football League championships held here Saturday.

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Clay County Sports HOF nominations being sought

Nominations are being sought for the 2015-16 class of the Clay County Sports Hall of Fame, group officials announced on Friday.
The deadline for accepting nominations will be Wednesday, November 25 at 3 p.m.
“We urge people to be a part of the process by nominating the athlete they feel is deserving of this honor,”

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Field to be dedicated in Boswell’s honor

CELINA-In their January meeting, school board members voted to “dedicate the softball field at Clay County High School in honor of former coach Richard Boswell,” minutes said. The longtime coach, school psychologist, and supervisor of special education passed away June 17, 2014 at the age of 60.  See a future HORIZON for timing of a […]

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CCHS Alumni game a big success

CELINA-Former players from Hermitage Springs High School, Celina High School, and Clay County High School (CCHS) were encouraged to participate in Clay County Alumni Basketball games held here recently and many came out to compete in the fundraiser for the CCHS Basketball Boosters. Twenty men and 11 women competed in a pair of games that […]

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Newest Clay County Sports Hall of Fame members

The Clay County Sports Hall of Fame (HOF) inducted a fifth group of honorees over the weekend. Entering the HOF were (bottom row, left to right) Craig Ogletree, Billy Smith Jr., Derrick Anderson, Chase Stephens, Betty Melton Smith, Suzanne Cherry Wayman, Carlene Bean Browning representing her father Ray Bean, (back row, left to right) Walt […]

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Clay County Sports banquet is Saturday

CELINA-Induction ceremonies for the newest class of Athletes and supporters to enter the Clay County Sports Hall of Fame (CCSHOF) will follow a social hour and banquet here at Clay County High School Saturday, January 17. The newest class of members to be introduced include eight athletes Craig Ogletree, Walt Weaver, Jack Napier, Dennis Smith, […]

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Bulldogs get District 7-A honors

Nine Clay County High School football players were recently honored in Cookeville at the District 7-A Awards Banquet and a pair of them garnered one of the rare superlative awards. Seniors Matt Fraga and Ivan Murphy were named

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Local ties impact Bassmaster Classic

By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor GUNTERSVILLE (AL)-Two fishermen with local ties made headlines here at the Bassmaster Classic on Lake Guntersville over the weekend shining the spotlight on the Upper Cumberland. Paul Mueller, who is sponsored by Celina’s own Punisher Lure company, not only finished just a pound shy of Classic champion Randy Howell […]

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HOF event hot ticket this month

CELINA-Tickets to enjoy a meal and honor the newest Clay County Sports Hall of Fame (CCSHOF) class are now available and are sure to be a hot commodity since the event date of Saturday, January 25 is fast approaching. With former Clay County resident and District Attorney General Randy York serving as the the Master […]

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