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Despite a heroic comeback bid by the Yellow Jackets, for the second time in three years, Coalfield’s state title aspirations ended in the state semifinals, this time to the Clay County Bulldogs by a 40-33 margin.

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The Oakdale Eagles found themselves grounded by a high-scoring pair of Lenoir City squads on Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles fell 62-46 to Lenoir City while the Oakdale boys dropped a 76-41 decision to the Panthers.

The Middle School Basketball season moved into its second week as the Tigers of RMC went north to face the Yellow Jackets of CMS in Coalfield. As expected at this time of the season all four teams are still working out their identities and finding their ways into the new season. This usually…

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Coalfield’s middle school basketball teams were firing on all eight cylinders on Thursday night. The Lady Jackets picked up a 27-11 win over Sunbright while the Jacket boys rolled to a 46-19 win.

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It was a split decision on Tuesday night when the Oakdale Middle School Eagles and the Wartburg Central Middle School Bulldogs traded wins. The Lady Eagles won by a 24-15 decision while the Wartburg boys steamrolled past Oakdale 51-16.

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Hello once again, football fans, and welcome to yet another edition of “The Way I See It” when it comes to Morgan County football. As was the case last week, the Coalfield Yellow Jackets are the last football team left standing in Morgan County and look to stay alive in the Class 1A playoffs…

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Morgan County football squads will be facing some different district alignments for the next two seasons after the TSSAA determined what regions and classifications each team will play in.

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It wasn’t without a few hiccups early on, but the Coalfield Yellow Jackets would hang 41 unanswered points on the Unaka Rangers en route to a 55-12 win on Friday night in the second round of the TSSAA Class 1A football playoffs.

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NASHVILLE — Tennessee’s 2022-23 statewide gun hunting season for deer opens Saturday, Nov. 19. The season traditionally opens each year on the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving. During gun season, sportsmen may also use muzzleloaders or archery equipment.

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After last year’s second-round loss to the Highlanders of Cloudland, Oakdale was looking to fly high this past Friday night against their familiar foe. The Eagles had the ‘Landers on the ropes at halftime, but the simple, yet effective Cloudland ground game and Highlander defense rallied in …

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Despite not making the postseason, the Wartburg Central Bulldog brethren were treated to a solid 43-0 season-ending win over the Pickett County Bobcats on Thursday night.

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Coalfield’s high-powered offense racked up the points this past Friday night on the North Greene Huskies in the first round of the Class 1A TSSAA football playoffs, steamrolling over the Huskies for a 56-6 win.

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The engines are set to roar along with rabid race fans once again at Wartburg Speedway for the 2023 race season with classes such as the Late Models, Sportsman, Street Stock, Modified Mini Stock, Pony Stock, Dwarfs, Thunder, and Front Wheel Drive class and occasional visits from multiple tou…

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The Sunbright Tigers had no answer for a potent Red Boiling Springs offense on Friday night as the Bulldogs beat the Tigers by a 47-13 margin.

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The Midway Middle School Green Waves were undaunted by a 23-0 regular season loss to Coalfield and managed to flip the script in the TMSAA Class A title game with a 28-22 win over the Jackets.

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The Wartburg Central Middle School Bulldogs had no answer for Oneida’s Zander Lowe Saturday in Jacksboro in the Class AA TMSAA Championship Game as Lowe channeled his inner Bo Jackson in Tecmo Super Bowl and was unstoppable, scoring four touchdowns.

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The Coalfield Yellow Jackets rolled to a 42-0 win over the Oneida Indians on Friday night.

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A bid for a school-record eighth regular-season win came up just short on Friday night when the Oakdale Eagles fell to the Greenback — by a 20-14 margin.

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The Wartburg Central Bulldogs wrapped up their season this past Friday night with a loss to the Monterey Wildcats at John R. Dillon Field.

The Oliver Spring Bobcats and Coalfield Yellow Jackets renewed their rivalry started in 1931 Friday night. Always heated due to the programs’ history together, Friday’s game at Rochelle Field in Coalfield had more import as it was also was for the Region 2A championship and home field advant…

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A goal-line stand on a two-point conversion was all that stood between the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat on Friday night between Oakdale and Harriman. The Devils gave a valiant effort, but the red sea of Oakdale defenders turned back the Blue Devils to clinch their spot in the Cl…

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Hello again, Morgan Countians, and welcome to yet another edition of “The Way I See It.” Week ten is coming up as the playoff picture is still being sorted out in 1A for some teams while other area teams are playing for pride at this point. Without further ado, let’s take a deep dive into th…

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It was a sluggish first half, but as the game went on, the Coalfield Yellow Jackets came alive as the Jackets swarmed to a 40-6 win.

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The Wartburg Central High School football team cruised to a 40-6 homecoming win against Jellico at home on Friday night.

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The Coalfield Yellow Jackets defeated LaFollette Middle School 36-12 on the road on Oct. 6 to finish the regular season undefeated.

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It was a dominant display by the Oliver Springs Bobcats Friday night as the ‘Cats rolled to a 49-6 win over Sunbright.

A week of Homecoming Festivities at Coalfield High came to an end Friday night on Rochelle Field as the Yellow Jackets coached by Benson Napier hosted the Green Wave from Midway High School coached by Justin O’Toole. This is Napier’s second year at the helm and O’Toole’s first.

Rochelle Field in Coalfield was the site Thursday night for the Middle School matchup between Coach Shawn Basler’s undefeated Coalfield Yellow Jackets and Coach Buster Brown’s Oliver Springs Bobcats.

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The Oakdale Eagles bounced back from back-to-back losses the past two weeks in a big way with a 36-8 win over the Sunbright Tigers on Friday night.

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Eli Richardson went all out to ball out for the Wartburg Central Middle School Bulldogs, passing for three touchdowns and running for one of his own as the Bulldogs outgunned the Oakdale Middle School Eagles 26-20.

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On an emotional senior night, the Coalfield Lady Jackets volleyball squad served up a 3-1 win over the Greenback Lady Cherokees on Tuesday evening.

Thursday night on Rochelle Field in Coalfield, titans of middle school football collided as the undefeated Midway Green Wave under the direction of Jeff Brummitt came to town to face off with Shawn Basler’s undefeated Coalfield Yellow Jackets, in a game that might well be a preliminary to th…

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The Oliver Springs Bobcats would pounce on the Oakdale Eagles early and often en route to a 40-12 win over the Eagles on Friday night.

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It was a big night for the Oakdale Middle School Eagles as they locked down a playoff berth with a 34-6 win over the Sunbright Tigers.

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It was a long trip for the Coalfield Yellow Jackets as the orange and black-clad squad took a tough 42-21 loss on Friday night to the Gordonsville Tigers.

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With the summer heat quickly turning into fall, wins and loss become even more crucial with each passing week, especially for Morgan County teams. Some area teams find themselves in a good position to make the playoffs while others find themselves trying to stop the proverbial bleeding or bu…

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The Wartburg Bulldogs ran away with Friday’s non-region game, beating the Midway Green Wave, 26-7 South of the River at Midway High School’s field for their first win of the season.

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The bragging rights in Morgan County middle school football would go to Coalfield as the Jackets spoiled eighth grade night for the Bulldogs in a 16-8 defensive duel.

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The Sunbright Tigers were outmanned on Friday night by a swift Harriman Blue Devil offense as the Devils romped to a 46-8 win over the Tigers.

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Dominance is the only way to describe the Coalfield Yellow Jackets’ performance in a 68-8 win over the Oakdale Eagles on Thursday night.

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This past Friday, the Coalfield Yellow Jackets traveled to the county’s north end to take on the Sunbright Tigers. The game would win number 4 for the Jackets led by Coach Benson Napier.

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Nehemiah Cooney, Aaron Dunlap, Timothy Holder and Jacquez Ashley had a big night for Oakdale Friday in the 28-6 victory over Wartburg.

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Welcome to another edition the “The Way I See It,” ladies and gentlemen. Three weeks into the season, we are starting to learn a bit more about the teams in Morgan County and some teams got a crucial leg up with district wins over tough teams last weeks while others find themselves behind th…

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The Coalfield offense was firing on all eight cylinders Friday night, overcoming an early pick-six to outscore the Devils 55-7 the rest of the way en route to a 55-14 win over the Harriman Blue Devils.

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