TANNER — Member of Tanner’s basketball team are officially presented their state championship trophy Wednesday morning from Limstone County Superintendent Dr. Tom Sisk and school board members Charles Shoulders and Earl Glaze.
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With a more spacious venue, a growing roster of nominees and a broader selection process, a dozen former stars from several sports were inducted Saturday into the Limestone County Sports Hall of Fame.
LCSHOF set to induct 12 new members
A dozen former athletes and coaches are set to join the Limestone County Sports Hall Fame tomorrow night at the club’s annual banquet. Tickets are on sale at the RSVP Center in Athens for the 6 p.m. banquet at the Limestone Event Center.
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Rose was Clements’ first star
Jack Rose was a star in multiple sports before the phrase “two-sport athlete” existed. Rose excelled in both football and basketball, winning state championships at Clements in both sports his senior year.
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Tanner's Tommy Groce never stopped
Tommy Groce grew up during a time when playing sports year-round was just a way of life.
Now the Tanner High School four-sport athlete and former Troy defensive back will be inducted into the Limestone County Sports Hall of Fame on June 15.
Fast-pitch or slow, work ethic carried Hobbs
Mary Jane Hobbs played softball at a pivotal time in the sport’s transition from slow-pitch to fast-pitch. Hobbs grew up playing slow-pitch fastball at Elkmont, and was offered a scholarship to play on one of Calhoun’s first softball teams under coach Myra King.
Sweetland led ABS to 1st championship
That’s how peers describe Cody Sweetland’s style of play on the basketball court.
Just ask them.
Hutchison steps down as AHS coach
Less than a month after winning the school’s first state soccer championship, Athens head girls soccer coach, J.B. Hutchison is stepping down. Hutchison submitted his resignation at a school board meeting earlier this week.
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