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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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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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