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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Upper Cumberland Wildlife Pt 2

Learn about UC wildlife with TWRA Regional Wildlife Program Manager Brandon Wear From bears and wild turkeys, to coyotes, to wildlife that we don’t come in contact with very much. The Upper Cumberland is a very diverse habitat for wildlife. It is the job of TWRA to ensure that it remains that way. Brandon Wear is the Regional Wildlife Program ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Upper Cumberland Wildlife

Learn about UC wildlife with TWRA Regional Wildlife Program Manager Brandon Wear The Upper Cumberland is most known for its natural beauty, and that beauty gives it another benefit – a population of wildlife that’s unmatched. Maybe we don’t think of it that way. After all, the animals that we come in contact with are certainly not exotic in nature, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Mussels In The Upper Cumberland

Learn about mussels in the Upper Cumberland with US Fish & Wildlife’s Andy Ford. The Upper Cumberland is a diverse mix of plants, flora, animals, and species – all amidst bodies of water, deep hollers, and scenic ridges. We explore some of the region’s animal life starting with one you may not think about too often – the mussel. Andy ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Leadership With Denny Wayne Robinson

White Co Executive Denny Wayne Robinson discusses public office and leadership. Few of us could imaging running for public office. Few of us could imagine even further serving in public office, but it’s something that came to White County Executive Denny Wayne Robinson, something that he wanted to do, and he followed through on it. With some urging, of course, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: College Sports With Mark Wilson Pt 2

TTU’s Mark Wilson discusses college sports, and the changes happening across it. One of the biggest confrontations ever among SEC coaches this week points out just what a time of change it is in college sports. A lot of people worried about NIL – what it means for pay for play, the transfer rule – it’s all coming together at ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: College Sports With Mark Wilson

TTU’s Mark Wilson discusses college sports, and the NCAA’s recent press release. In a press release earlier this week, the NCAA Board Of Directors said, “NCAA recruiting rules preclude boosters from recruiting, and/or providing benefits to prospective student athletes. So how does this jive with NIL rules? It’s just part of the complications of the new world that we’ve seen ... Read More »

High School Playbook: York Institute Baseball Wins First District Title Since 1981

Baseball and softball region tournaments get set to get underway on Monday.  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. York Institute Dragons Baseball Head Coach Adam Bowden breaks down winning their first district title since 1981. White County Softball Head Coach Jerry Roberts discuss what it was like ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Leadership With James Mills

Cookeville City Manager James Mills discusses the ins and outs of leadership. The first of four election days across the state of Tennessee this week – it means a change in leadership in some places around the Upper Cumberland – the beauty of the vote. But leadership is also an important issue, especially for an area that is growing as ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Baseball & Softball District Tournament Time Arrives In The Upper Cumberland

Hear from the UC’s baseball & softball teams as district tournament time arrives  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Jackson County Softball Head Coach Alex Castle discusses the start to his team’s match against York Institute that had to be postponed due to weather on Thursday. Monterey ... Read More »

High School Playbook: Jackson County Baseball Head Coach Lands 100th Victory

Stone Memorial wins over Cumberland County after a hard fought 11 innings Monday  Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Stone Memorial Baseball Head Coach Trentan Stokes discusses winning over Cumberland County after 11 hard fought innings Monday Night. Jackson County Baseball Head Coach Juan Clariday earns his ... Read More »