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Dawgs take stab at playoffs with 56-6 win

Published October 30, 2013 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor CELINA-Clay County completed the first of their two-part process to earn a shot at the postseason with a 56-6 blowout win over Clinton County, KY here last Friday night. Step two comes in the form of a needed victory over Macon County in the Bulldogs’ […]

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Clay County Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominations

CELINA-After inducting the first three classes, the Clay County Sports Hall of Fame announced Monday the nomination period for the 2013 class was open and would run through November 27. “We will be taking nominations now through the end of the month,” hall officials said in the announcement.  “We are looking forward to honoring more […]

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Dawgs show grit in close one with highly touted LCA squad

Published October 23, 2013 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor SMYRNA-Clay County’s football team left Celina last Friday afternoon as a big underdog en route here to face a 5-1 Lancaster Christian Academy (LCA) team, but after turning in a gritty performance against the highly touted non-TSSAA school, the Dawgs have gained some respect and […]

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Youth league teams advance to championship round in Baxter

PUBLISHED OCTOBER 23, 2013   BAXTER-Two Clay County Youth Football League teams will be playing for championships this weekend here thanks to winning their first-round games last week. The Bulldogs knocked off Cannon County and the Junior Bulldogs blanked Gordonsville to keep their seasons alive over the weekend. The Bulldog team struggled early with the […]

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Road trip not kind to CCHS

Published October 16, 2013 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor WHITWELL-After winning back-to-back games, Clay County embarked on a long road trip last Friday night in hopes of making it three in a row, but that wasn’t the case as the Whitwell Tigers handed the Bulldogs a disappointing 50-7 loss here dropping the CCHS season […]

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Dawgs take care of business with 41-0 shutout of Pickett

Published October 9, 2013 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor CELINA-Clay County head coach Chad Barger said his Bulldog team “took care of business” against Pickett County last Friday night and attributed the 41-0 shutout of the Bobcats to his squad’s defensive effort led by junior Matt Fraga. “He was a beast last Friday night,” […]

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Clay County Hall of Fame member’s granddaughter commits to Clemson

Shelbie Davenport, granddaughter of Celina High School athletic great and Clay County Sports Hall of Fame member Danny Watson, committed to Clemson University of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) this past week becoming the second player from her Murfreesboro Riverdale High School basketball team to commit to a Division I basketball program. “I can’t put […]

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Fraga nears 300-yard mark to ensure first Bulldog win; Senior back crosses goal line six times in 47-6 blowout of RBS

Published October 2, 2013 By THOMAS P. WEAVER, HORIZON Editor CELINA-Senior feature-back Jayar Fraga had apparently taken all he could heading into last Friday night’s homecoming game here between the Clay County and Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs. In his final season wearing black and gold, Fraga had seen his team fall to 0-4 and saying […]

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Youth league teams faring well

CLAY COUNTY-The youth football league teams here are well into their season and are seeing some success. The three-division league recently traveled to Watertown and came away with a 2-1 record, before returning home to see the same result against Jackson County. The Bulldog team, behind over 200 rushing yards from Lance Burchett, Nate Adams, […]

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Moss men are 2013 Rolley Hole champs

STANDING STONE PARK-Several Clay County residents were among the winners of the 31st Annual National Rolley Hole Marbles Championship held here September 14 including Larry Denton and Russell Collins, both of Moss, taking first place in the Rolly Hole competition, the Tennessee Square champions Malcolm Strong of Moss and partner Buck Houchens of Glasgow, KY, […]

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Lady Bulldogs claim district golf championship two years in a row

COOKEVILLE-The Clay County High School Lady Bulldog Golf Team brought home the district championship trophy from the links here at Ironwood Golf Course for the second year in a row last week. Behind a team score of 181, the team edged out Chattanooga Christian (185) and defending state champion Signal Mountain (186) to claim the […]

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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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