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Dawgs make the playoffs

Posted November 11, 2020 at 2:01 pm

Clinton County pulled off a very necessary win Friday night over the Green County Dragons, 44-14.

“More than anything we got to play two weeks in a row which is the first time for that this year,” Head Coach Rocky Tallent said.

Friday night’s win secures a spot in the playoffs for a chance at winning the district title.

Last year, Clinton County fell to Edmonson County in the district championship, but this year the Dawgs are looking forward to that rematch.

“We will go in as the four seed,” Tallent said. “They are the one seed. They went 3-0 in the district. We’ve not seen them this year because

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    Volley Dawgs earn fourth straight district title

    Jordan Mullins set up a ball during Clinton County’s first game against Russell County in the district championship last week. Clinton County won its fourth straight district title.

    Autumn McCutchen went up for a kill during Clinton County’s match against Russell County. The Lady Volley Dawgs won the title game in three sets, 25-21, 25-15, and 25-16.

    Autumn McCutchen, Taylor Cross and Katie Thurman were named to

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    Volleyball team wins opening round of district tournament

    Taylor Cross got a good hit on a ball during Clinton County’s first game of the 16th District Tournament Monday night. The Lady Volley Dawgs defeated Cumberland County in three sets to move on in post season play.

    Katie Thurman went up for a kill during Clinton County’s opening round game against Cumberland County Monday night.

    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    COVID-19 continues to play havoc with local sports

    It just never gets easy in the COVID-19 world of local sports.

    Clinton County High School is hosting the District Volleyball Tournament this week, with four teams coming together in The Castle from four counties that are currently in the “red-critical” range of community spread rates for the virus.

    In fact, according to the info sheet District Athletic Director Brandon Pharis sent out on Monday

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    Clinton County drops first district game of the season

    Clinton County finally played its first home game Friday night, despite the county’s “red zone” status due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases during the week.

    Even though Clinton County was in the “red zone,” the Bulldogs couldn’t find the end zone as much as it needed to pull off the district win as Monroe County took victory, 36-14.

    Friday night’s loss came off the heels of being quarantined

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    Above, Autumn McCutchen went up for a block last Tuesday against Warren East.

    Clinton County won the game in five sets, 23-25, 25-15, 25-20, 15-25 and 15-10.

    Right, Aysha Sutton and Sadie Moons went up for a block during Clinton County’s game against Warren East.

    The Lady Volley Dawgs also traveled to Richmond on Saturday to play in the elite eight round of the All “A” Classic State Tournament. Clinton County fell to Wolfe County by a final score of 3-1.

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    COVID-19 continues to play havoc with local sports

    Clinton County has had its worst week ever with the COVID-19 case statistic numbers, and the pandemic continues to play havoc with our local sports schedules.

    Although the Bulldogs did manage to get the football game in Friday night against Monroe County on Bulldog Field, as well as Senior Night festivities, being in the “Red Critical” Community Spread category has brought forth some consequences for our teams.

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    Another week of ‘who knows’ in local sports

    Just when it looked like we might get into another stretch of normal, everything went 2020 again, and who knows what the rest of the week, or month for that matter, might look like.

    After being forced to postpone it from the original date of September 18 to October 8, the Monroe County football game against our Dawgs has been moved again, but this time just 24 hours later, to Friday, October

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    Volley Dawgs are 4-peat champions

    McKenna Moons got under a ball during Clinton County’s game against Monroe County on Saturday, during the All “A” Classic Regional semi-finals. Clinton County won against Monroe County, 2-0, and took the championship against Todd County Central 2-0.

    Sadie Moons got up for a kill during last week’s semi-final game against Monroe County. The Dawgs won the contest and took the finals for its fourth All “A” Regional Championship title in as many years.