OCSS JV games
All four junior high basketball games involving Obion County School System teams were postponed Monday night after Director of Schools David Huss ordered the schools closed and all extra-curricular activities put off for two days due to a county-wide concern over staph infections.
Black Oak was to play at Ridgemont, Yorkville was to visit Hillcrest, Lake Road was to host Trenton and South Fulton was slated to visit Fulton County.
No makeup date has been set for the postponed contests.
County jayvee teams are to resume their respective schedules Thursday night.
wins Titans award
Clarksville’s Jim Snider has been named the Tennessee Titans’ high school coach of the week for Week 10.
Snider’s Wildcats won their first regional championship since 1981 after a 41-14 thrashing of Springfield.
Also receiving strong consideration this week was Polk County’s Derrick Davis, Milan’s Jeff Morris and Hunter’s Lane’s Richard Campbell.
Snider will join Gleason’s Noah Lampkins, Westview’s Don Coady and Dyer County’s Adam Renshaw along with six others from across the state at the Dec. 23 Titans’ home game against the New York Jets.
The Tennessee Titans’ coach of the year will be announced on that date.
HS all-star outing
set in Jefferson City
High school football fans will have a chance to see one more game after the TSSAA’s finals.
The Tennessee Athletic Coaches Association is sponsoring the first-ever “East vs. West Tennessee All-Star Classic,” showcasing senior football players from throughout the state on Dec. 15 at Burke-Tarr Stadium on the campus of Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City.
Kickoff is set for noon with about 90 high school seniors divided into the East and West teams.
For more information visit, www.taca.net.
In Monday’s edition of Sports Monday, Obion Central’s Aaron Cary was mistakenly identified in a photo as Jake Morris.
Cary finished the game with five tackles, including one for a loss for the Rebels.
The paper regrets and apologizes for this error.