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Blue Devils outlast Dawgs in back-and-forth district battle

Published September 25, 2013 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor GAINESBORO-Though the final 46-25 score may not reflect it, another hard-fought rivalry game played out here on the banks of the Cumberland River last Friday night as Clay County went toe to toe with a talented Jackson County (4-1) team in a barnburner of a […]

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Dawgs could still be in the hunt with win at rival Jackson County

Published September 18, 2013 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor GAINESBORO-If there’s one way to put a 55-6 beatdown and an 0-3 start behind you, it’s going on the road this Friday night and knocking off what has historically been one of your most heated rivals throughout history–a feat that would also give you a […]

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Dawgs continue tough start with loss to Monterey at TTU; Barger says team is “not out of it yet”

Published September 11, 2013 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor COOKEVILLE-The Clay County Bulldog football team suffered their second loss of the year and fell a game behind in their conference with a 29-7 loss to rival Monterey here at Tennessee Tech’s Tucker Stadium last Friday night. Despite the 0-2 start, new head coach Chad […]

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Bulldogs look to overcome offensive woes heading into first conference battle at TTU; CCHS drops opener to East Robertson 14-0

Published September 4, 2013 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor COOKEVILLE-Clay County head coach Chad Barger is hoping his team can shake off their opening 14-0 loss to East Robertson last Friday night as they travel to the campus of Tennessee Tech University (TTU) this week to face Monterey here on Overall Field in their […]

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Fresh start for Bulldog football begins at home on Friday night

Published August 28, 2013   By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor CELINA-With a new head coach, a new schedule, and several new players, the Clay County High School football team is set to make a fresh start here at Bulldog Stadium this Friday night at 7:30 p.m. as they face off with East Robertson, a […]

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New football coach ready to bring pride back to the black and gold

By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor CELINA-After suffering through several painful seasons, Clay County Bulldog football fans are desperately looking for something to be excited about this fall and new head coach Chad Barger may be just what the doctor ordered. “I’m here to bring pride back to the black and gold,” Barger said Monday […]

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Spring survey shows positive results after smallmouth kill; TWRA says larger, older fish “likely” affected most

By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor DALE HOLLOW-Despite taking a hit during the fish kill of the summer of 2012, data from a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s (TWRA) recently released report showed the smallmouth bass population was still alive and well here on Dale Hollow Lake even though fishing results have been somewhat below anglers’ […]

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TWRA releases findings from extensive investigation into Dale Hollow smallmouth kill

By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor DALE HOLLOW-Concerns about the health of the smallmouth bass population here on Dale Hollow Lake have been on the minds of anglers, marina operators, and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) since all three witnessed last summer’s fish kill targeting the sought-after species the lake is well known for […]

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Fishing Rodeo introduces outdoors to hundreds of local and area youth

CELINA-A total of 2,000 nine inch rainbow and brook trout , along with over a dozen large display fish weighing up to five pounds, were released here in the creek below the Dale Hollow National Fish Hatchery recently for the 16th Annual Kids’ Fishing Rodeo and over 200 children were on hand to enjoy the […]

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Watson Brown coaching clinic held at CCHS

CELINA-Tennessee Tech University (TTU) football coach Watson Brown and his Golden Eagle coaching staff hosted a coaches clinic here June 5 at Clay County High School (CCHS) beginning at 2 p.m. All CCHS, junior high, youth league, and sideline football coaches were encouraged to assemble here at Coach John Teeples Field Wednesday afternoon for the […]

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Local FBLA group gets close-up look at Titans

Submitted by ANDREW MEADOWS NASHVILLE-Members of the local Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter recently traveled here to LP Field to participate in the Titans’ Learning Lab and had the opportunity to learn about the business aspects of the Titans’ organization. The event started with an introductory address from Don MacLachlan (Executive Vice President […]

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Clay County golf team enjoys historic season

CHATTANOOGA-Thanks to a big finish here in the Region tournament last fall at The Bear Trace Harrison Bay golf course, Clay County High School golfer Savanna Strode became the first ever from CCHS to compete in the Tennessee State Golf Championships, and, along the way, helped her team make history by winning the District 8A-AA […]

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Dawgs’ run ends in Region semis

By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor WATERTOWN-The Clay County Bulldogs’ hopes of making a run to the State Tournament were dashed here last Thursday night as Clarkrange ended the team’s season in the Region 4A semi-finals by a score of 36-32. Despite beating them twice in the regular season, poor shooting did the Dawgs in […]

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