When McMinn County got its breaks early, it cashed them in. And when the momentum shifted to Cleveland and the Cherokees needed scores or defensive stops to take it back, they got them.
The following is a game report from Friday night’s game between Meigs County and Oneida. Full coverage, including quotes and statistics, will appear in Monday’s edition of The Daily-Post Athenian.
McMinn County hasn’t played from behind very often this season. But when the Lady Cherokees found themselves in that position in the opening minute of the second half, they answered like champions.
MANCHESTER – Dodj Watson has been a bright spot for McMinn County golf this season, and he wrapped up a standout senior campaign with a top-20 state finish.
McMinn County’s District 5-AAA semifinal matches the last few years have been tense, dramatic affairs with the Lady Cherokees on the brink of postseason elimination.
ENGLEWOOD — McMinn Central battled its way to a district title game berth and punched its ticket to the regional tournament with a contentious 3-0 win over visiting Sequoyah in the first round of the District 7-AA Tournament on Tuesday.
Even despite McMinn County’s historic 7-0 start, there remain scenarios, however unlikely, that can prevent the Cherokees from reaching the playoffs.
MANCHESTER — McMinn County's Dodj Watson ended the first round of the TSSAA Large Class State Golf Championships in a tie for 20th after a 77 (+5) on Tuesday at WillowBrook Golf Club.
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COPPER BASIN — McMinn Central used a tremendous defensive effort and a pair of long touchdown runs to come away with a non-region 26-20 double overtime win at Copper Basin on Friday.
McMinn County's girls' soccer team will host Ooltewah for the District 5-AAA semifinal, which is tentatively scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the McMinn County Soccer Complex. However, rain is forecast for that evening, which could change the match date and time. Stay tuned to The Daily Post-…
McMinn County High School will recognize all students who attended J.L. Cook School on Friday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. in a pre-game ceremony on the field at Cherokee Stadium. The Cherokees will host Cleveland that evening.
The following is a game report from Friday’s McMinn Central versus Copper Basin football game. Full coverage, including quotes and statistics, will be published in Monday’s edition of The Daily-Post Athenian.
The following is a game report from Friday’s game between Meigs County and South Pittsburg. Full coverage, including quotes and statistics, will be in Monday’s edition of The Daily-Post Athenian.
ENGLEWOOD – Gritty for the first three quarters and dominant late, McMinn Central Middle will play for a league championship in its first year as a football program.
McMinn County High School will recognize all students who attended J.L. Cook School in a ceremony on the field 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, at Cherokee Stadium, before the start of the Cherokees' game against Cleveland.
The NAIA announced the newest edition of the Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll on Wednesday. This is the fifth edition of the weekly NAIA poll and, despite a recent loss, it still included Tennessee Wesleyan University.
COOKEVILLE — Dodj Watson had just barely kept his golf season alive in last week’s district tournament, and that’s when the McMinn County senior reflected on his game, then got right back to work.
ENGLEWOOD — Coach Derrick Davis isn’t expecting much of a reprieve from the gauntlet of the last three weeks when McMinn Central takes a hike up the mountains to Copper Basin.
ENGLEWOOD — McMinn Central fans that like to see a lot of goals scored watched the perfect game Tuesday. It was also an almost perfect game from Central’s Carlee Rule.
MANCHESTER — McMinn Central's Bradley Dunkle has a top-10 state finish in sight after ending the first round of the TSSAA Small Class State Golf Championships in a tie for eighth place Tuesday at WillowBrook Golf Club.