CROSSVILLE — Stone Memorial Panther senior Luke Matthews signed a scholarship to continue his basketball career at Bryan College in Dayton. Matthews is one of five seniors at SMHS who will “be looked to play major minutes and to be leaders heading into a tough district,” according to Coach Neil Capps, whose team is now 5-1 on the season. “I am pleased to have this senior class as a whole. It is a tremendous group of young men. They make my job easy to come in and not have to deal with egos and discipline problems.” Matthews is the second Panther to sign during the early signing period, after teammate Justin Simmons signed with Tennessee Wesleyan College during November. Matthews will join former teammates Robert Troino and Brandon Cole and former Jet Caleb Parsons at the Dayton college. From left are, seated, Jackie Matthews, father; Luke Matthews; and Kay Matthews, mother; and standng, SMHS athletic director/assistant principal Lance Kennedy; SMHS assistant coach Jess Raby; SMHS head coach Neil Capps; Bryan College assistant coach Bryan Lawhon; and Bryan College head coach Dave Rekoske.
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Wyatt foursome takes Team Championship win by one stroke
Greg Wyatt, Adam Forgey, Tim Richardson and Blake Garrison held off Loren Personett, Paul Brannon, Dwayne Lindsey and Jake Dailey to win the City of Crossville Team Championship honoring Bobby Nichols Tuesday afternoon at Lake Tansi.
Senior Olympics winner is 'on the run' for good health
No one can get away with telling Naiad Kuhlman of Crossville that age is a barrier to exercise. The avid runner, personal trainer and instructor at Cumberland Medical Center’s Wellness Complex at Fairfield Glade won’t buy the excuse.
Hedgecoth takes first in sporting clays at state championship
Cody Hedgecoth, the 17-year-old grandson of Peggy and Bobby Houston and son of Missy and William Hedgecoth, won first place in varsity sporting clays at the Tennessee State Championship. He won by shooting 97 out of 100 clay targets.
Wyatt leads team to win in Crossville Team Championship
Greg Wyatt fired a three-under-par 69 to lead his team to a 12-under-par 60 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the City of Crossville Team Championship Tuesday morning at Lake Tansi.
Senior men's softball brings home the gold, again
Crossville once again sent four senior men's softball teams, representing four age categories (60-64, 65-69, 70-74 and 75-79) to Franklin, TN to compete in the 2014 Tennessee Senior Olympics.
CCHS alumni baseball game set Sept. 20
CCHS baseball is pleased to announce that the annual alumni game will be Sept. 20 at 9 a.m. at Jet Park. This has become an annual tradition for the program to welcome back its alumni for a weekend of festivities and allow them the opportunity to lace up the spikes another time to represent the Jets.
Kraft, Alexander take top spots in Ladies Invitational at Heatherhurst
Two hundred and four ladies teed off the 41st annual Fairfield Glade Community Club Ladies Invitational July 12-13 at the Heatherhurst Golf Club's Brae and Craig courses.
The truth about driver distance
Most golfers would like to hit the ball further off the tee with the driver. Distance may not be as important as accuracy off the tee, but it is very valuable. Longer, straighter drives make the game easier.
Pribanich competed in the Flex Lewis Championship body building competition
Caroline Pribanich represented Brickhouse Gym and her sponsor General Nutrition Centers (GNC) in the Flex Lewis Body Building championship in Murfreesboro June 28.
Rotary 5K set Oct. 4
The annual Crossville Rotary Club 5k race and one-mile run/walk will be Oct. 4, at 8 a.m. in downtown Crossville, with registration and post-race activities at the Crossville Depot.
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