NEWPORT—Scotty Dykes will open his fourth preseason at the helm for Cocke County football on Friday, as the Fighting Cocks are set to travel to the Mountain Thicket for a scrimmage against Gatlinburg-Pittman.

Dykes, a 1989 CCHS graduate and East Tennessee State standout, has accumulated just four wins in his time back in Newport.

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