CROSSVILLE — The National Guard’s Custom Patriot Chopper will be at SMHS Panther Field Tuesday, for the opening game of the Stone Memorial High School baseball season. Game time is 5:30 p.m. vs. the Cookeville Cavaliers. The Patriot Chopper is a collaboration of Orange County Choppers and the Army National Guard. The design of this custom chopper came from the input of Guardsmen and Paul Teutul Sr. and son Paulie of the TV show Orange County Choppers. "We are very fortunate to have the Patriot Chopper on display for our home opener," said Lance Kennedy Stone Memorial Athletic Director/Assistant Principal. A special thanks to the Tennessee National Guard and Sgt. First Class Kevin Bryant, Recruiting and Retention NCO, for his assistance in bring the “Patriot Chopper” to the SMHS home opener. Everyone is invited to come on out and view the chopper and photo opportunities will be available.
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Raya Walker signs with Doomswell Boarding Company
The Doomswell Boarding Company is honored to announce that Raya Walker has joined their family as a women’s pro rider.
Mathews to continue softball career at Tennessee Wesleyan
Stone Memorial High School senior pitcher Rachel Mathews inked a scholarship with Tennessee Westeyan College in Athens, TN.
CCHS, SMHS football players receive 6AAA honors
Several members of the Cumberland County and Stone Memorial High School teeams, along with representatives from Rhea County, Cookeville, Warren County and White County, received their All-District 6AAA awards Sunday afternoon.
Jet wrestlers win one of three matches Tuesday
After placing second in the McMinn County Duals last Saturday, the Cumberland County Jets wrestling team won one of three matches Tuesday afternoon against Greenback, Grace Christian and Rhea County, according to Wes McNeely Wednesday morning.
Panthers wrestlers lose twice Tuesday
The Stone Memorial Panther wrestling team dropped two matches to Stewarts Creek and Cookeville Tuesday at Cookeville High School.
CCHS, SMHS split freshmen/ sophomore games Monday
The Cumberland County freshmen basketball teams split a pair of games with Stone Memorial's freshmen/sophomore teams Monday night at CCHS, as the Lady Jets defeated SMHS 57-33, while the Panthers were victorious 56-40.
OH GOOD GRIEF: Will miss Jim, Frank’s football discussions
I have a couple of housekeeping things to talk about before I discuss the final BCS poll and the upcoming bowl games. First of all, my long-time colleague Jim Butler wrote his final "All in the Game" column last Friday. I will miss his and Frank Gale's back and forth discussions about Tennessee and Vanderbilt sports, especially football. Jim has retired and living in Celina.
Elementary games dodged inclement weather
Four Cumberland County elementary varsity basketball league double-headers — North at South, Crab Orchard at Martin, Stone at Pine View and Pleasant Hill at Brown — were played Monday night; however, no scores were received at press time Tuesday morning, as school was dismissed due to the inclement weather. Homestead had the night off.
SMHS basketball games postponed
With no school on Tuesday because of the inclement weather, the Stone Memorial basketball games at Lighthouse Christian School in Antioch were postponed. No make-uup date was announced.
Jet wrestling team got off to a turbulent start
The Jets Wrestling season got off to a turbulent start this season, after a great win against Knox Catholic in front of the student body, and four-place winners at the Rhea County Rumble, the Jets suffered a couple setbacks with close losses to Hardin Valley Academy and Powell High School Dec. 3.
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