NEWPORT—When the 2020 spring sports season was called off, Cocke County High School softball coach Nicole Chrisman wasn’t going to allow her three seniors to depart without proper recognition.
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Cocke County High School alum and Milligan College sophomore Alayna Perryman wrapped up an exceptional 2019-20 campaign both on and off the course earlier this month.
ROCK HILL, S.C.—Maeve Cummins and Rachel Watts were the latest Carson-Newman women’s golfers to be recognized by the South Atlantic Conference as All-Conference players, as the league announced on Wednesday.
Executive Director Bernard Childress and the TSSAA state office staff are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on interscholastic athletics in Tennessee.
It hasn’t even been a month since the high school spring sports season started and was unceremoniously cut short due to the spread of the novel coronavirus.
NEWPORT—After a heartbreaking start to the 2020 campaign, the Cocke County High Fighting Cocks broke into the win column before the first week of the season came to a close.
NEWPORT—As soon as he ended Cocke County’s hitless streak, A.J. Mills stopped at third base and pointed toward the sky. Somewhere, former teammate McKayne Ramsey must have been smiling.
MORRISTOWN—With three minutes left in the fourth the Cocke County High Lady Red had whittled a once 10-point deficit down to one, and held Morristown West to no points for more than six minutes.
MORRISTOWN—Cocke County High Fighting Cocks coach Ray Evans noted on Monday after the team’s win over Seymour that they couldn’t give up offensive boards or turn the ball over as much as they had in the first round.
MORRISTOWN—Seniors are expected to carry teams through the postseason. After all, they’re playing to keep their high school careers alive.
NEWPORT—Heavan Baxter exited the court in tears and embraced Hailey Moore. Amid their senior night emotions, Baxter and Moore celebrated Cocke County’s best district finish in seven years.
DANDRIDGE—Kobe Parker missed his second dunk attempt and received a technical foul for hanging on the rim. But he came back with a vengeance before halftime.
GATLINBURG—The Cocke County High Lady Red went six games into the 2020 portion of the schedule without losing. However, that streak was brought to an end on Monday.
NEWPORT—The Seymour High Eagles entered Friday night’s matchup at Cocke County High with a 27-game winless streak. They left with their first win in over a full calendar year.
MORRISTOWN—The scoreboard didn’t show it, but the Cocke County High Fighting Cocks’ demise was decided in a short span that they’ll look to put behind them in a hurry.
MORRISTOWN—Camryn Halcomb sunk the first shot of the game, but didn’t score again for the entirety of the first half. That shooting slump wouldn’t follow her the rest of the night, though.