CCHS freshmen tryouts slated

Cumberland County High School will be having freshmen basketball tryouts Friday, June 5, from 1-3 p.m. at CCHS and Monday-Tuesday, June 8-9, from 2-4 p.m. at Brown Elementary School. Players must have a current physical turned in before tryouts begin on June 1. Physicals must be on an official TSSAA form, available at There are three separate forms.

Players must attend all three days of tryouts and must have a ride at school when tryouts are over.

Completing all of these requirements does not imply that you will make the Jets baskeball team, just that you are able to try out.

In addition to these dates, there will be practice until June 19. Your participation in these practices/plays are required. If you have any questions, please call 248-3220 and leave a message for Coach Will Foster.

SMHS freshmen basketball tryouts set

Stone Memorial High School will be having freshmen basketball try-outs, Friday, June 5, from 1-3 p.m. and Monday-Tuesday, June 8-9, from 8-10 a.m. in the SMHS gymnasium. All players must have a valid physical to try out. For more questions, call SMHS at 484-5767 or e-mail Coach Tim Smith at

Lady Jets Classic Basketball Tournament announced

The Lady Jets Classic Basketball Tournament for boys and girls ages 8-16 will be Friday-Sunday, May 29-31. The cost is $150 per team. Teams will play three games or more, with championship awards given away. There will be TSSAA certified referees. For more information, call David (931) 248-1330.

SMHS cheerleaders to host cheer clinic

The SMHS Cheerleaders will host an elementary cheer clinic for grades K-7 on Monday-Wednesday, June 1-3, from 3:15 to 5 p.m. in the SMHS gym.

The cost of the clinic is $25 and includes a T-shirt. Registration forms may be picked up in the SMHS front office or at your child's elementary school.

For questions please contact Amy Newman at 484-5767 or

CCHS football booster club to meet June 2

The Cumberland County High School football booster club has announced two activities for June.

The club will meet on Tuesday, June 2, at 6 p.m. the fieldhouse. The main item on the agenda is the election of officers for 2009-'10.

The club will also be hosting its annual golf tournament on Saturday, June 27, at 1 p.m. at the Lake Tansi Golf Course. The entry fee for the four-person scramble will be $65 per person or $260 per team. There will be more information at a later date.

Family Golf Tournament set for June 27

The 2009 Fairfield Glade Rotary Club Family Golf Tournament will be Saturday, June 27, at 8 a.m. at the Crag Course at Heatherhurst Golf Club in Fairfield Glade.

The cost is $130 per team ($65 per player), which includes golf, cart, lunch, prizes and fellowship. Registration is at 7:30 a.m.

Any family relationship is included in the tournament this year.

All proceeds go to support community non-profit agencies.

Hole-in-one prizes are compliments of Kirk Automotive and lunch is compliments of Walmart.

Sponsorships are $500 (presenting sponsor); $200 (hole sponsor), $100 (longest drive/closest to pin sponsor) and $65 for each student sponsor.

For more information, call Tom Williams at (931) 248-6601 or e-mail

TWRA Web site has link for young anglers to "Free Fishing Day" opportunities

Finding a place to fish in Tennessee will be easier than ever for this year’s Free Fishing Day set for Saturday, June 6, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

“There has been terrific coordination between TWRA’s Information and Education Division and the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation,” noted Dan Hicks of the TWRA.  “If you have access to the Internet, you are going to be able to find dozens of events scheduled for Free Fishing Day.”

The annual "Free Fishing Day" activities hosted by the city of Crossville will be from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Meadow Park Lake for ages 5-15. There will be prizes and gift bags for the participants.

For more information call, Marlene Potter at 788-2034.

Anglers should check events between now and June 6, as more and more fishing rodeos and tournaments are added to the list of Free Fishing Day.

The Web site address for TWRA is

Once the Web site comes up, click on “For Anglers," then click on the “2009 Kids Free Fishing Events."  There are some age limits on certain events, so please review the Web site information prior to registration.  You may click on the “details” link for further information.  You may also telephone the TWRA, Region 3 Office for questions at 1-800-262-6704 or 484-9571.

“There are numerous fishing tournaments and rodeos scheduled for June 6 and the Web information should make it easy to find all the Free Fishing Day sites this year,” said Hicks.

Mountaineer football, cheerleading to host camp

Mountaineer Football and Cheerleading is hosting a football and cheerleading camp for ages 4 thru 12, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 5-7 p.m. and Saturday, June 8-13, from 8 a.m.-noon at Cumberland County High School. Cost is $30 per child with a maximum of $60 per household. For more information, call 456-6781 or 788-5873 as soon as possible so the proper number of T-shirts can be ordered.

Volunteers needed to report diamond scores

The Crossville Chronicle sports department needs volunteers from the slow-pitch softball leagues at Crossville Centennial Park — men's, women's and church — to submit scores from games.

The scores will run in the paper and on the Chronicle Web site, along with the results from the Crossville Youth Baseball and Softball League and the Cumberland County Youth Center, which was also contacted last week.

The Chronicle would like to thank Larry Williams for submitting the scores from the CYBS last week.

Scores may be faxed to 456-7683 or e-mailed to Photos and results from local travel baseball and softball teams are also welcome. Call Ed Greif at 484-5145 for more information.

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