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High School Playbook: Wrapping Up The Week In Sectional Tournament Action

Van Buren County Boys prep for State; Upperman Lady Bees win 13 games in a row.

Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Van Buren County Boys Basketball Head Coach Dustin Sullivan and players join us live to discuss getting ready for their first State Tournament berth since 2017. Upperman Lady Bees Head Coach Dana McWilliams discusses her team’s performance after their tournament performances, and winning 13 games in a row. Pickett County Girls Basketball Assistant Coach Rochelle Mason and players also join live to discuss their program’s bright future. Hear from them and more as we discuss high school sports this week on The High School Playbook.

Live from Chick-fil-A, Interstate Drive in Cookeville….come grab breakfast Saturday morning and join us for high school sports talk. It’s High School Playbook. Saturday morning at 9 from Rock 93-7.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tennessee Tornadoes

Tennessee Knoxville’s Kelsey Ellis discusses nighttime tornadoes in Tennessee.

This week marks the anniversary of the tragic tornadoes that killed 19 across the Upper Cumberland. Research is going on at the University of Tennessee to try to understand why Tennessee has more nighttime tornadoes than just about any part of the country. Kelsey Ellis is a Hazard Climatologist, and Assistant Professor of Geography at Tennessee Knoxville.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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High School Playbook: Recapping Friday Night’s Region Tournament Play Action

York Institute Dragonettes beat Watertown; Jackson Co Girls fall to Westmoreland

Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. York Institute Dragonettes Head Coach Michael Green and players joins us live to discuss their 55-20 win over Watertown Friday night. The season comes to a close for the Jackson County Lady Blue Devils, Head Coach Jim Brown breaks down their hard fought match against Westmoreland. Cookeville Cavaliers Head Coach Josh Heard discusses how his team is preparing to take on Hendersonville tonight. Hear from them and more as we discuss high school sports this week on The High School Playbook

Live from Chick-fil-A, Interstate Drive in Cookeville….come grab breakfast Saturday morning and join us for high school sports talk. It’s High School Playbook. Saturday morning at 9 from Rock 93-7.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Food Insecurity

TTU Professor Samantha Hutson discusses the growing issue of food insecurity.

There have been many struggles inside the COVID pandemic. One of those is the growing food insecurity in the United States. One estimate says food insecurity rates across the nation for families with children rose by nearly two thirds during the pandemic. Close to 1 in 5 U.S. families reported in the winter of 2020 that they did not have enough. What is food insecurity? What can be done? Research is going on at Tennessee Tech to help with the issue. Samantha Hutson is a Tennessee Tech Human Ecology Professor.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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High School Playbook: Wrapping Up The Week In District Tournament Action

York Institute Dragonettes beat Jackson County 63-26 in District 5-2A Semifinals

Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Warren County Lady Pioneers Head Coach Anthony Lippe breaks down their loss to Coffee County in the District 6-4A Championship game Friday night. Stone Memorial Boys Head Coach Neil Capps discusses their 65-54 victory over Livingston Academy in the District 7-3A Semifinals. Hear from them and more as we discuss high school sports this week on The High School Playbook

Live from Chick-fil-A, Interstate Drive in Cookeville….come grab breakfast Saturday morning and join us for high school sports talk. It’s High School Playbook. Saturday morning at 9 from Rock 93-7.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Tornadoes

Learn about tornadoes with National Weather Service Meteorologist Krissy Hurley.

Friday’s 60 degree temperatures and strong winds are a reminder that storm season is fast approaching. It’s not when you might typically think in the Upper Cumberland, and across the state of Tennessee. In fact, according to National Weather Service Meteorologist Krissy Hurley, we’re getting to the heart of the season when storms can happen in our neck of the woods.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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High School Playbook: Cookeville Lady Cavaliers Finish A Perfect Regular Season

Meanwhile, the Van Buren County Eagles win their 7th straight District title.

Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Van Buren County Boys Head Coach Dustin Sullivan discusses winning their 7th straight District title. Cookeville Lady Cavaliers Head Coach Jamie Gillies shares what it means for her team to finish out the regular season undefeated. Livingston Academy Girls Basketball Coach Lesley Riddle breaks down their 66-27 win at Stone Memorial. Hear from them and more as we discuss high school sports this week on The High School Playbook.

Live from Chick-fil-A, Interstate Drive in Cookeville….come grab breakfast Saturday morning and join us for high school sports talk. It’s High School Playbook. Saturday morning at 9 from Rock 93-7.

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High School Playbook: Jackson Co’s Jim Brown Selected To The TSSAA Hall Of Fame

York Institute gets 2 wins on both sides while Jackson Co Boys take down Clay Co

Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Pickett County Bobcats Head Coach Joseph Amonett discusses how his team is looking to spend their next 9 days before their next game. Upperman Lady Bees Head Coach Dana McWilliams breaks down their 36-32 comeback victory over Livingston Academy. Jackson County Lady Blue Devils Coach Jim Brown discusses his recent induction into the 2022 TSSAA Hall Of Fame Class, and what it means to him. Hear from them and more as we discuss high school sports this week on The High School Playbook.

Live from Chick-fil-A, Interstate Drive in Cookeville….come grab breakfast Saturday morning and join us for high school sports talk. It’s High School Playbook. Saturday morning at 9 from Rock 93-7.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: Basic Education Plan & The Beacon Center

The Beacon Center’s Ron Shultis & Jason Edmonds discuss the Basic Education Plan

Governor Bill Lee announced this week he plans to submit a detailed education funding proposal to legislators by mid-February. Thursday, he announced the new funding formula will be called, “The Tennessee Investment in Student Achievement” – the focus on students, not systems. One nonprofit, nonpartisan organization in our state says it’s time that the education formula is changed. The Beacon Center based in Nashville calls the current system, “complicated and outdated.” Ron Shultis and Jason Edmonds from The Beacon Center discuss what the center would like to see.

Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way to introduce you to interesting people and subjects of interest to our community. Catch the show each Saturday morning at 6am on Rock 93-7, at 7am on 106-9 Kicks Country, at 8am on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, and 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and at 9am on 101.9/AM 920 WLIV.

If you miss it Saturday, you can catch Today In The Upper Cumberland again, Sunday. The show airs Sunday morning at 7am on Rock 93-7 and News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, at 7:30am on Sports Radio 104.7, Sundays at Noon on News Talk 94.1/AM 1600, Sunday night at 6pm on 93-3 The Dawg, Lite Rock 95.9, 96-9 Highway 111 Country, and 101.9/AM 920 WLIV, and at 7pm on 106-9 Kicks Country.

 

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High School Playbook: Clay Co Wins Their Fourth Straight District Championship

York Institute Dragonettes pick up their fourth win in a row over Jackson County

Every week on The High School Playbook, we break down high school games from around the Upper Cumberland. Cookeville Cavaliers Head Coach Josh Heard and players join us live to talk their 67-25 win over Mount Juliet Friday night. York Institute Dragonettes Head Coach Michael Green talks picking up their fourth win in a row with a 52-16 victory over Jackson County. Clay County Head Coach Rob Edwards discusses winning their fourth straight District Championship. Hear from them and more as we discuss high school sports this week on The High School Playbook.

Live from Chick-fil-A, Interstate Drive in Cookeville….come grab breakfast Saturday morning and join us for high school sports talk. It’s High School Playbook. Saturday morning at 9 from Rock 93-7.

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