Smith takes over for 2017 season
Wilson Central has filled its vacant softball coaching position with Monday's appointment of Shawn Smith, 53, as the interim head coach of the program.
Smith, a former baseball player at the University of Southern Mississippi, is the father of Wilson Central infielder Claire Smith and coached the Southside Middle School baseball program for six seasons in the past.
Smith, who owns his own insurance agency, has given private hitting lessons to both softball and baseball players in Wilson County for several years and worked two years full-time as a scout for the Chicago Cubs.
Meet the Tigers Aug. 6
Watertown High's football program is holding a "Meet the Tigers Night" and tailgate party 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6 at Robinson Stadium.
Plans call for a barbeque dinner, live and silent auctions, inflatables, Watertown spirit picture booth and introductions of the 2016 players and coaching staff.
Any local businesses interested in donating an auction item should contact Ann Watts at 615-330-8611.
Spurlock going into private business
Lebanon High School administrators are faced with finding a new softball coach in the wake of the resignation of Chris Spurlock Thursday morning.
Spurlock, an LHS graduate, is reportedly going into the private business sector after working one season as head coach of the Lady Devils.
Teaching Social Studies / Government at Lebanon, Spurlock led his team to a record of 25-17-1 in his only year as head coach.
Aaron Brown & Seth Price
A pair of Wilson County baseball standouts have been named all-state by the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association.
Mt. Juliet High pitcher Aaron Brown was selected to the Class AAA team. Brown was the District 9-AAA Most Valuable Player. He went 7-2 on the mound with an ERA of 1.05 in 53.3 innings of work.
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