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About: Marlon Scott


    Marlon ScottMarlon Scott is a freelance journalist and writer. He graduated from Austin Peay State University in 2011 with a B.S. in Communications, majoring in Communication Arts with a concentration in print and web journalism.

    His writing career began as a sports writer for The All State, the APSU student newspaper, in 2006. He continued working for the paper until his graduation, serving in various positions including Sports Editor and Editor-in-Chief.

    In 2010, Scott contributed stories and photographs as well as designed and served as Editor-in-Chief for the monograph, Civic Art of Clarksville: The stories behind the pieces.

    Scott has also produced 60 stories for The Leaf Chronicle.

    You can find him on twitter @theMarlonScott and on Facebook

    Email: mrscottoftn@gmail.com



Marlon Scott's Articles:

    Montgomery Central High School’s Molly Brewer Signs With Bethel University

     

    Montgomery Central High SchoolClarksville, TN – Montgomery Central High School Senior Molly Brewer was all smiles Friday, March 20th as she signed her intent to attend Bethel University in McKenzie, TN in front of family and friends at Clarksville High School.

    Although she is a student at Montgomery Central, Brewer is a standout competitor in shooting sports at Clarksville High. She will continue to compete in shooting sports as a Bethel Lady Wildcat under head coach Thomas “Bub” Edwards.

    Molly Brewer with her family at the Bethel University signing ceremony, Friday

    Molly Brewer with her family at the Bethel University signing ceremony, Friday

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    Rossview Lady Hawks State Tournament Quest Stopped by Dickson County Lady Cougars

     

    Rossview High School HawksDickson, TN – The Rossview Lady Hawks went to Dickson County High School Monday night looking to earn a spot in the state tournament for the second year in a row. After a slow start put them at a 15-point deficit by halftime, the Lady Hawks mounted a furious comeback in the second half with a chance to win and achieve their goal.

    However, the Lady Hawks comeback fell short and the Dickson County Lady Cougars won the Class AAA Sectional, 59-52.

    From the tip off, almost everything went right for the Lady Cougars offensively. They scored inside and out, converting baskets from seemingly anywhere on the court.

    Rossview Girl's Basketball falls to Dickson County 59-52.

    Rossview Girl’s Basketball falls to Dickson County 59-52.

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    Terry Boykin Awards First Edith L Kidd Memorial Community Service Awards

     

    Playmaker Basketball AcademyClarksville, TN – Terry Boykin, founder of the Playmaker Basketball Academy, awarded the first ever Edith L. Kidd Memorial Community Service Awards during his inaugural Playmakers Basketball Academy TN/KY Middle School All-Star games Saturday afternoon at Clarksville High School.

    The service awards were given to Caden McKinnis from Auburn Middle School, Jacob Naylor from Russellville Middle School and Blayke Bingham from Olmstead Middle School.

    Terry Boykin gave service awards to Jacob Naylor from Russellville Middle School, Caden McKinnis from Auburn Middle School,  and Blayke Bingham from Olmstead Middle School.

    Terry Boykin gave service awards to Jacob Naylor from Russellville Middle School, Caden McKinnis from Auburn Middle School, and Blayke Bingham from Olmstead Middle School.

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    Red Teams Sweep Inaugural Playmaker Basketball Academy Middle School All-Star Game

     

    Playmaker Basketball AcademyClarksville, TN – The bleachers in William Workman Gymnasium at Clarksville High School were full Saturday afternoon as 48 of the best eighth grade student athletes from six different counties in Tennessee and Kentucky took the court for the first ever Playmakers Basketball Academy TN/KY Middle School All-Star games.

    The multitude of fans were not disappointed as the players, divided into girls and boys blue and red teams, competed with tremendous effort. The games were filled with great  assists, sharp shooting, aggressive rebounding and floor-diving battles for possession. 

    Playmaker Basketball Academy Middle School All-Star Game was held Saturday night at Clarksville High School's William Workman Gymnasium.

    Playmaker Basketball Academy Middle School All-Star Game was held Saturday night at Clarksville High School’s William Workman Gymnasium.

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    Terry Boykin Launches Inaugural Middle School All-Star Game in Clarksville

     

    Playmaker Basketball AcademyClarksville, TN – “One, two, three, hard work!” Those words were shouted from center court in the Emmanuel Family Life Center Sunday afternoon by Terry Boykin, founder of the Playmaker Basketball Academy, and 24 huddled middle school basketball players after an intense, fast paced scrimmage.

    The players were 24 of the 48 total middle school boys and girls basketball players selected from six different counties in Tennessee and Kentucky, to train and compete in the first annual Playmaker Basketball Academy TN/KY Middle School All-Star Game.

    Terry Boykin at the Emmanuel Family Life Center Sunday with 24 Middle School Basketball players.

    Terry Boykin at the Emmanuel Family Life Center Sunday with 24 Middle School Basketball players.

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    Clarksville High Wildcats and Kenwood Knights move on in District Tournament Semifinals

     

    Kenwood High SchoolClarksville High School WildcatsClarksville, TN – The top four seeds in the District 10-AAA boys basketball tournament played each other in the semifinals at Kenwood High School Saturday.

    Last season’s tournament champion advanced while this season’s top seeded regular season champion came up short.

    The Clarksville High Wildcats and the Kenwood Knights advanced to play in the district tournament championship.

    Clarksville High Boy's Basketball beats Northwest 55-39.

    Clarksville High Boy’s Basketball beats Northwest 55-39.

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    Rossview Lady Hawks and Henry County Lady Patriots advance to District Tournament Championship

     

    Rossview High School HawksClarksville, TN – The District 10-AAA girls basketball tournament continued Saturday at Kenwood High School. Four teams competed with the winners advancing to the Championship game and the losers going to the consolation game.

    The Rossview Lady Hawks and the Henry County Lady Patriots secured wins and will face each other in the tournament championship game.

    Rossview Girl's Basketball gets 51-35 win over West Creek to advance to Tournament Championship.

    Rossview Girl’s Basketball gets 51-35 win over West Creek to advance to Tournament Championship.

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    Wright’s Free Throw Advances Northwest Vikings past West Creek Coyotes, 53-52, in District Tournament

     

    Northwest High School VikingsClarksville, TN – The first round District 10-AAA tournament game between the #1 Northwest Vikings (17-10) and the #8 West Creek Coyotes (4-24) at Northwest High School Friday night came very close to being an upset. However, some last second defense and a clutch free throw made by Northwest senior center Marice Wright kept that from happening.

    With five seconds left in the game, Wright made a free throw to give the Vikings the 53-52 win over the Coyotes and advance to the semifinals of the District 10-AAA tournament.

    Northwest Boy's Basketball gets 53-52 win over West Creek in District Tournament.

    Northwest Boy’s Basketball gets 53-52 win over West Creek in District Tournament.

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    West Creek Lady Coyotes advance past Northeast Lady Eagles in District Tournament, 66-40

     

    West Creek High School Coyotes - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The 2015 District 10-AAA Girls Basketball tournament tipped off Thursday night and the #4 West Creek Lady Coyotes (12-12) hosted the #5 Northeast Lady Eagles (12-17). A scoreless second quarter condemned the Lady Eagles and let the hungry Lady Coyotes run away with a 66-40 victory.

    The Lady Coyotes did not play like a team that had lost three of their last four regular season games. Instead, they played one of their best games of the season. The Lady Coyotes scored their most points all season. Tyisha Worthy scored a double-double and led eight Lady Coyote scorers, including three with double-digit points.

    West Creek Girl's Basketball beats Northeast to advance in District Tournament.

    West Creek Girl’s Basketball beats Northeast to advance in District Tournament.

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    Marlon Scott’s Clarksville Area High School Girls Basketball Recap: Regular Season Finale

     

    High School Basketball Recap for Clarksville - Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – The local high school basketball season came to a close last Friday. Regular season champions were crowned and the seeds for the first post season tournaments were set. The District 10-AAA girls basketball teams experienced déjà vu as the Rossview Lady Hawks repeated as the regular season champions.

    The Lady Hawks (18-7) controlled their own fate last week and got the wins necessary to capture another regular season championship.

    Kenwood Girl's Basketball enters the District 10-AAA tournament as the #1 seed.

    Kenwood Girl’s Basketball enters the District 10-AAA tournament as the #1 seed.

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