Five wasn’t enough.
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Addie Lowe was named Sweetwater’s 2020 basketball Homecoming queen during the game against Kingston on Friday, Jan. 10. Lowe also plays softball for the Lady Wildcats and is committed to play at Carson-Newman University.
When the Sweetwater boys basketball team fell 68-57 at Kingston on Dec. 3, it marked not only the Wildcats’ first loss of the season, but also an important moment for a young team used to winning game after game.
The Monroe County Boxing Club recently competed at the Tennessee State Silver Gloves event at the Chattanooga Trade Center, and Will Moses finished as runner-up for the State Silver Gloves. Moses lost to 2018 National Junior Olympic Champion Cam’ron Patton. “Will boxed well against his oppon…
In its first postseason appearance since 2016, Tennessee (7-5, 5-3 SEC) will face off against Indiana (8-4, 5-4 Big Ten) on Jan. 2 in the Taxslayer Gator Bowl. A bowl win in Jacksonville would be a huge indicator of progress for the Vols, especially considering Tennessee’s rocky start to the…
Editor’s Note: The 2019 All-County football team was selected by the Advocate and Democrat sports staff through the use of coach nominations, statistics and experience through team coverage.
The Tellico Plains boys and girls basketball teams were on the same page Tuesday. Both the Bears and the Lady Bears defeated Oakdale at home, ensuring they would head into their respective Thanksgiving break with the momentum that comes from a win.
Each year, multiple Monroe County student athletes commit to play sports at the next level, joining the rosters of various collegiate programs.