May is an exciting time across our state as families celebrate graduations, and this time of year reminds me of why we work so hard to make sure Tennesseans are prepared for the workforce.
Local artisan craft, food event to benefit missions trip to Central Asia.
He sort of takes it in stride when people say he's part of one of the most successful writing trios in the history of country music.
Memorial Day is a time for us to remember the promise President Abraham Lincoln made to, "Care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan," Retired United States Army Maj. Pat Unger told a large crowd at Bond Memorial Chapel in Mt. Juliet Monday morning.
2015 Scholar-Athlete recognition --
Cumberland University senior softball player Sydney Broderick was named a 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete, as announced Wednesday.
Student-athletes must be a junior or senior with a 3.50 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.
Broderick graduated earlier in May with a 3.68 GPA in Criminal Justice/Public Administration from
Two walk-off wins in DII-A finals
MURFREESBORO -- Friendship Christian's Lady Commanders endured two gut-wrenching wins in the Division II-A softball finals to wrestle the 2015 state championship away from The King's Academy Friday afternoon at Starplex.
Courtney Petty led off the bottom of the seventh inning with a walk-off solo home run to lift her team to a 3-2 victory over the Lady Lions Friday morning in the first game of the finals and forced the "if necessary" game later that day.
Wilson Central 6, Dickson Co. 5
MURFREESBORO -- Wilson Central led 6-0 early and held on for a 6-5 victory over defending state champion Dickson County Friday afternoon to win the TSSAA Class AAA softball title at Starplex.
The Lady Wildcats weathered the Cougar storm to end the season 41-7-1 while Dickson County went home 43-6.
"Dickson County is such a good team," Central coach Michael Shepard said. "We knew we'd have to score some runs. They've been coming from behind all week.
MURFREESBORO -- Lebanon High senior Mark Britt ran a 9:32.83 to bring home a fifth place finish in the 3200M (two mile) Friday evening in the TSSAA Class AAA track and field championships at Dean A. Hayes Stadium.
The UT-Chattanooga signee had the top finish of all Wilson Countians participating in the 22nd annual Spring Fling running / jumping / thowing events.