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Earlier this year, the Monroe County community decided to create middle school football teams to help ease players’ transition into high school football. The program received much support after many community members spoke in favor of the idea at the school board’s following meeting.

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High school golf season is underway in Monroe County, with Tellico Plains, Sweetwater and Sequoyah teams all currently competing. Sweetwater in particular has already found success, as the boys squad holds a 6-0 district record on the year.

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The Sweetwater Junior High School softball team defeated Bearden with a walk-off homer on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

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Sweetwater head football coach Mike Martin wasn’t focused on the number of touchdowns his team scored or gave up during its scrimmage at Greenback on Friday, Aug. 3. He didn’t care about the stats or the highlight plays.

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When Sweetwater High School began its search for a new head baseball coach, most onlookers likely didn’t expect Athletic Director Mike Martin to produce one with collegiate-coaching experience.

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Monday, July 29 was the first day that high school football teams were allowed to practice in pads, as mandated by the TSSAA. Players had to work their way through heat acclimation with helmets and shoulder pads before being able to don full pads. The 2019 season unofficially starts on Frida…

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The Tellico Plains Junior High School softball team volunteered twice this summer at The Love Kitchen in Knoxville, helping serve those in need. “Giving back and serving others is something we wish to instill in our athletes,” Jennifer Collins, a coach with the Lady Cubs, said. “We want them…

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The Sweetwater Wildcats played Lenoir City and Gibbs in 7-on-7 competition at Lenoir City High School on Wednesday, July 24, continuing work on their passing offense and defense. Sweetwater will host a football jamboree on Friday, Aug. 16, ahead of the start of the regular season.

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The Sweetwater Wildcats played Lenoir City and Gibbs in 7-on-7 competition at Lenoir City High School on Wednesday, July 24, continuing work on their passing offense and defense. Sweetwater will host a football jamboree on Friday, Aug. 16, ahead of the start of the regular season.

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The Sweetwater 5/6 All-Stars won the Tennessee Dixie Youth Class A State Championship on Sunday and will play in the World Series next week.