Collin Trent and Prince Kollie are good football players. Yes that qualifies as an understatement, especially in the light of Friday night’s performances.
Which football team is the biggest surprise of 2019? After three weeks, the Cherokee Chiefs have a right to make that claim.
Football season, unlike any other, gets serious right from the start. But there is a chance for a fresh start. It comes in Week 3 when the region schedule gets underway.
Senior quarterback Collin Trent dashed 13 yards for a touchdown with 2:14 left, and Cherokee outlasted Sullivan South 32-30 on Friday night.
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Cadets around the region were recognized for their Demonstrated Leadership, Commitment to Excellence, and Academic Performance within their perspective JROTC units.
In other games, Collin Trent scored two touchdowns to lead Cherokee to weather-shortened win over Union County while Volunteer and Sullivan East came up short in their season openers.
Cherokee missed three potential wins last year by single possessions, but the Chiefs have the pieces back to build a better record this season.
The organization’s purpose is to get teenagers to work and take the lead in civic and welfare projects, and to lift their social and moral life to higher standards.
The Hawkins County Kickoff Classic, featuring the football teams and cheerleading squads of Volunteer, Cherokee, Grainger and Trinity, is set for Friday.
Rogersville City School Assistant Principal David Kenner has been hired as the new principal at Cherokee High School, where he previously served as an assistant principal, teacher and coach.
“At the end of the day, the student gets his education and we are consistent in providing a safe environment for all students.” — director of schools Matt Hixson
The attorney for a Hawkins County boy who was arrested with a gun at Cherokee High School in March has filed a motion in Chancery Court asking that several school officials be jailed for contempt of court for allegedly not allowing the boy to attend classes Monday. Criminal charges were dismissed against the boy this past June.
“It’s a great feeling being back. You feel like you’re not letting your team down anymore. You feel like you’re going to have a successful season because the people you’ve played with your whole life are with you.”
Cherokee principal Thomas Floyd had been named to replace Wes Smith as Hawkins County Schools’ high school and middle school supervisor. As of Tuesday there were five applicants to replace Floyd as principal.