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High School Football Preview for Friday, Sept. 23rd

High school football season in the Sequatchie Valley is going by pretty fast this year, but there’s still a lot of big games to play and several of those are in week 6 tonight in Tennessee!  Plus, it’s the FIRST Friday night of FALL! Here’s the preview of those games and others for our local …

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Brainerd High Protest of National Anthem at game in Jasper tonight a “no-go”…

It’s recently been reported that the Brainerd High School football team had plans to protest during our country’s National Anthem at tonight’s football game against the Marion County Warriors in Jasper. MarionCountyMessenger.com has since learned that those plans or anything similar have been canceled, and according to Brainerd’s principal simply were never true. Tonight Marion …

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High School Football Preview for Friday, Sept. 16th

Hard to believe, but we’re already at week five for high school football in Tennessee, which gets underway tonight in the Sequatchie Valley. Last week saw the longest-running rivalry in the state between Marion County and South Pittsburg, but this week brings some real action as both of those teams face some major opponents this …

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Marion County High Football placed on probation by TSSAA

Marion County High School’s football program has been investigated by the TSSAA and has been placed on probation.This is the second time the school has been placed on probation by the TSSAA in the past four years. According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press (bit.ly/2cpWOgO), the TSSAA released a statement this afternoon that outlines violations …

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SPHS football player charged as an adult with felonies to play in tonight’s game against Marion County

MarionCountyMessenger.com has learned that a South Pittsburg High School football player who was charged along with three other teens in a home invasion and robbery in June will be eligible to play in tonight’s game against rival Marion County High School. Dylan McQueen, 17, was one of the four teens that were charged with burglary …

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High School Football Preview for Friday, Aug. 26th

Football season is in full gear in the Sequatchie Valley this week, and there’s several great games you can check out around the valley tonight! MARION COUNTY WARRIORS vs. GRUNDY CO. YELLOW JACKETS… Coming off a 39-3 win over the Hixson Wildcats last week, the Marion County Warriors have their home opener for the season …

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Free hunting day in TN this Saturday

Saturday marks the opening of Squirrel Season for Tennessee hunters and it’s also the day that Tennessee residents can hunt without a license in the state. Free Hunting Day is an annual event provided by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to increase interest in hunting. In a news release from the agency, it says Tennessee …

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How to hear your local team’s football broadcast this season

Football season is upon us again, and for many of us that means Friday nights spent at one of our great area football stadiums or maybe you’ll be on the road with your team this season. And while many of you do follow your team on the road, sometimes it’s just not practical for faithful …

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South Pittsburg Pirates preseason game against Dade Co., GA scheduled for Friday, Aug. 5th, 2016

In our part of the world, it’s never too early for some high school football action. And sure, school hasn’t even officially started back (at least for the first full day) in Marion County until Monday, but tonight seems like as good of a time as any for some Pirates football preseason action. The Pirates …

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