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Scotts Hill Lions Football Tackling the Summer Heat

Article by Blake Franklin- The Scotts Hill Lions football team has been hard at it the past few weeks. This team is braving the hot summer sun, just like many teams across west Tennessee are doing at this time of the year. With the humidity setting in and the hot summer months amongst us, conditions…

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Wilson & Pruett Secure Second Place Honors

Article by Blake Franklin- This past weekend was considered by some as brutally hot, but that didn’t keep some young anglers away from one of their favorite spots to be. On the water, doing what they love to do, the Scotts Hill Student Anglers traveled to Chickamauga Lake this past weekend to finish out the final…

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Outdoor Truths

Even though a friend took me on my first turkey hunt, my first success came while hunting alone. That morning I remember that my tools of the trade amounted to a Lynch box call and a ten-gauge H and R shotgun. No slate calls and definitely no mouth calls. I can also remember moving from…

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Entries Being Accepted for 2022 Tennessee Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest

Release- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is now accepting entries for its 2022 photo contest for publication in Tennessee Wildlife’s annual calendar. All interested photographers are invited to submit up to 10 of their best photos on fishing, hunting, boating, and wildlife species native to Tennessee. In the past, the calendar had been the summer…

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Big Red Tiger Football Summer Workouts Currently Underway

Article by Blake Franklin- With the start of the 2021-2022 football season months away for the Lexington High School Big Red Tigers, the team is currently participating in their offseason summer workout program. Needing to get in football ready shape is a big priority for this upcoming season, as with any season that occurs within…

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Ethan Small Earns Pitching Accolade

Article by Blake Franklin- Ethan Small, a former pitcher for the Lexington High School Tigers baseball program, has added yet another accolade to his already astonishing list of highlights in his early professional baseball career. Small pitched so well for the Lexington baseball team in his years during high school that it eventually landed him…

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Outdoor Truths

For most of my life I have owned dogs. For several years I even sold dogs, or rather traded pups for guns. My wife preferred cash. I preferred a Ruger. But after years of doing that, I found it was much easier to care for one beast rather than two or more. When I think…

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Academy Sports + Outdoors Sponsors Tennessee’s 2021 Free Fishing Day

Article Submitted- NASHVILLE — Tennessee’s 2021 Free Fishing Day is set for Saturday, June 12 when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters. Academy Sports + Outdoors has generously sponsored this year’s events statewide with fishing gear and giveaways. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency provides the annual free day in hopes…

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Scotts Hill Lady Lions Basketball Announce 2021-2022 Roster

Article by Blake Franklin- The Scotts Hill Lady Lions recently announced the upcoming roster for the 2021-2022 basketball season. The Lady Lions are looking to pick right back up where they left off and pushing towards making the postseason and ultimately the state championship tournament. The Scotts Hill Lady Lions basketball program will have to…

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Lady Tigers Earn Runner-Up in Class AA Softball

Article by Blake Franklin- Marking the third match-up of the week against Forrest, the Lady Tigers would play them on Friday evening, May 28 for a winner-take-all game and a chance at being named state champions. Lexington fought their way out of the loser’s bracket and back into this spot after beating Forrest the game…

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