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New chapter for Woods and Peabody

TRENTON, Tenn. - Fresh off their first district championship in 20 years wasn't the biggest news the Trenton Peabody football program endured last season. Just one year after garnering immediate success, former head coach Joe Gaddis departed from the Golden…

USJ hires Jack Peel

JACKSON, Tenn. - The University School of Jackson welcomed former Lambuth University Head Coach Jack Peel as the new leader of the baseball team. Like any first year head coach, Peel understands the first season is always a difficult adjustment…

Cast of New Faces in Milan

MILAN, Tenn. - It is no secret how laudable the Milan football program is. With a four state titles and multiple runner-up finishes, Milan continues to be a juggernaut in West Tennessee football. This year presents an unfamiliar challenge though.…

Adamsville Prepares for Championship Run

ADAMSVILLE, Tenn. - December 7 is the only calendar day that matters to the Adamsville football program. That is the day of the state championship, and Adamsville has no plans on settling for anything less. After a runner-up finish to…

32 percent of schools don't have athletic trainers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A state sports trainers group wants all schools to have trainers at varsity football games by the 2014 season. According to The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/14slAeU), the value of having trainers is becoming more accepted, but the cost…

Neylon Signs with University of the Cumberlands

JACKSON, Tenn.- Former North Side star Jerry Neylon has decided to take his talents to the University of the Cumberlands. Neylon was key part in North Side's 13-1 season last year. Also in attendance at Neylon's signing was former Indian,…

USJ Football Camp Wraps Up

JACKSON, Tenn.- The University School of Jackson wrapped up the last day of their annual football camp, Wednesday afternoon. During the three days of USJ camp, kids are given individual instructions on a variety of positions. In addition to improving…

Former high school coach charged with assault

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) - A former coach and her assistant have been charged with assault for having a player throw a ball at a student during a girls' high school basketball game. Angie Muir and Chloe Mayo of Franklin, Tenn.,…

West Tennessee HS Softball All-Star Game

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn. - The 2013 West Tennessee High School Softball game was played at the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex, Tuesday. The area's best area high school senior softball players were invited to play.

West Tennessee HS All-Star Rosters Announced

 JACKSON, Tenn. – West Tennessee High School All-Star Games for area softball and baseball players are set for Tuesday, June 4th. The baseball all-star game will be held at the Ballpark at Jackson. Tickets for the game are $5 and…

Tigrett Principal Preparing to Transition Back to Coaching

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn.- Tigrett Middle School principal Dexter Williams is turning in his principal's hat for his coaching whistle...again. The former Union Bulldog has accepted the head boys basketball coaching post at Milan High School.…

Dexter Williams Named New Milan Basketball Coach

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn.- Tigrett Middle School Principal Dexter Williams confirmed to WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News he was leaving the Jackson- Madison County School System to become a Bulldog again. The former Union Bulldog has accepted…

Scotts Hill Athletes Sign with Colleges

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn.- Two Scotts Hill teens will be continuing their sporting careers into college receiving athletic scholarships. Congratulations to Scotts Hill's Chelsea Wyatt and Blake Boring. Wyatt has just signed a basketball scholarship with Jackson State Community College and…

Madison Athlete Commits to Birmingham Southern

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn.- It was a big decision Wednesday for a West Tennessee athlete as he committed to play at the college level. At a ceremony held at Madison Academic High School,Foster Johnstone, a senior…

Baseball: Riverside @ Madison

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn.- The Riverside Panthers travelled to play Madison on the diamond Tuesday on the campus of The University of Memphis-Lambuth Campus In the first three innings, the Panthers scored 10 runs while their…

Gibson County Sports Hall of Fame Inducts News Class

This video is no longer available. GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. - The Gibson County Sports Hall of Fame held its 17th annual banquet Friday night, inducting seven standouts and one special team. Ricky Rogers, who made the varsity team at Medina…

USJ Standout to Play Football at Sewanee

This video is no longer available. JACKSON, Tenn.- USJ football standout Powers Spencer has decided where he will go to college. Spencer signed his letter of intent to play for Sewanee: The University of the South. He was a 2012…

SGCHS Scholar Signs to Run Cross Country at FHU

This video is no longer available. MEDINA, Tenn. - A South Gibson County High School student is going the distance with her running. On Tuesday, senior Sheyenne Nelson signed with Freed-Hardeman University to run cross country for the Lions. Nelson…

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