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High School Playbook: Cookeville & Stone Memorial Split A Doubleheader

Clarkrange takes down Pickett County in a battle of district 6-A heavyweights.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Upperman defeats Macon County for the first time in two seasons. Cookeville and Stone Memorial split a doubleheader. White County wins despite an injury to Grant Slatten. Clarkrange takes ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Reading Proficiency

Dr. Penny Schwinn discusses reading proficiency issues brought by the pandemic. Monday, the General Assembly will begin a special session on education. Specifically, issues facing education as a result of COVID-19. One of those is reading – an estimated 50% drop in reading proficiency among Tennessee students since the beginning of the pandemic. But the problem goes much deeper than ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Stone Memorial Lady Panthers Move To 2-0 In District Play

York Institute Dragons fall to Kingston on the road; Upperman sweeps Cannon Co.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. The York Dragons fall to Kingston on the road. Upperman sweeps Cannon County at home. Monterey loses a tough contest to Pickett County. The Stone Memorial Lady Panthers ... Read More »

High School Playbook: York Institute Dragonettes End Macon Co’s 40-Game Win Streak

Stone Memorial, Upperman earn district wins; Van Buren Eaglettes beats Whitwell.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. The York Institute Dragonettes end Macon County’s 40-game winning streak. Stone Memorial and Upperman each earn district wins. Jackson County prepares to face Trousdale County. The Van Buren Eaglettes topple ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Wilson Jersey Manufacturing Plant

Explore the history of the Wilson Jersey Manufacturing Plant in our own backyard Wilson – for years it was a name synonymous with Cookeville industry, and in the old Wilson Plant, it was a sports fan’s dream – jerseys made for some of the biggest stars of professional sports. We explore the history of the Wilson Jersey Manufacturing Plant right ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Clay Co Defeats Pickett Co In District Match Up

White Co splits their games with Coffee Co; Clarkrange falls to Trousdale Co.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Jackson County earns two wins over Red Boiling Springs. Clay County defeats Pickett County in one of the biggest district match ups of the early season. White County ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Amateur Radio

Learn about the hobby & lifestyle that is amateur radio in the Upper Cumberland. Every time severe weather strikes we see the work of amateur radio operators, but the more than 750,000 amateur radio operators across the United States are involved in much more than chronicling severe weather. It is a hobby, it is a lifestyle, it is a labor ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: COVID Treatment

CRMC’s Dr. Lee Taylor discusses the FDA’s new emergency use COVID treatment. Cookeville Regional Medical Center began using a new treatment this week for the most at risk COVID patients. This new emergency use drug came from the FDA, and it has proven to be very successful in studies up to 70% effective in keeping people out of the hospital, ... Read More »

High School Playbook: York Institute Wins Physical Match Up Over White Co

Grant Strong scores his 1,000th point for Clay Co to lead them over Eagleville.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. York wins physical match up over White County. Cookeville takes down Knoxville Catholic on the road. DeKalb County gets set to compete in the sonic shootout. Grant ... Read More »