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Clarksville’s Blake Jenkines, former Kenwood Basketball star, to play in NCAA Tournament

 
Blake Jenkines - Hampton University

Blake Jenkines – Hampton University

Hampton, VA – Former Kenwood High School basketball star Blake Jenkines is living the dream of any college athlete by going to the NCAA Basketball Tournament. She and her Hampton University Lady Pirates, champions of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, will be a #15 seed playing #2 seed Duke University, Sunday in Cameron Indoor Stadium at 12:05pm ET.

The game will be televised live on ESPN2.

The Lady Pirates (28-5) are the No. 15 seed in the Norfolk Region, while the Atlantic Coast Conference champion Blue Devils (30-2) are the No. 2 seed.

“It wasn’t what we wanted, but it’s what we got,” Hampton head coach David Six said. “I think we’re better than a 15 seed.” «Read the rest of this article»

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The Final Horne: Thanks to run by High School Teams in State Tournament add ‘Hoops City’ to list of Clarksville’s nicknames

 

The Final Horne with James HorneClarksville, TN – Every city is known for something and its fair to say Clarksville is know for many things. Tobacco, Wilma Rudolph, Fort Campbell, Harry Galbreath, the 1999 Tornado, Mason Rudolph and Austin Peay (the governor and the university), are just a few.

Clarksville’s nicknames have ranged from: The Queen City, Queen of the Cumberland, Gateway to the New South to the current Tennessee’s Top Spot.

Fly Williams addresses the crowd in the Dunn Center during his jersey retirement ceremonyFebruary 5th, 2009.

Fly Williams addresses the crowd in the Dunn Center during his jersey retirement ceremony February 5th, 2009.

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Rossview High topples Kenwood, advances to Monday’s Girls District 10-AAA Tournament Championship Game

 

Clarksville Sports NetworkClarksville, TN – Second-seeded Rossview beat No. 6 Kenwood 50-34 in a girls District 10-AAA Tournament semifinal game Saturday at Northeast High.

The Lady Hawks move onto the 10-AAA Championship game where they will play top-seeded Clarksville High, the state’s third ranked team, at 7:30pm. Monday at Northeast High.

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Girls High School Basketball Wrap: No. 3 Clarksville High School, Rossview High School and West Creek High School win District 10-AAA games

 

Clarksville Sports NetworkClarksville, TN – No. 3 Clarksville High School and Rossview High School earned District 10-AAA victories Tuesday night.

Clarksville High (27-0, 14-0 District 10-AAA) rolled over Henry County High School 71-28 in Paris, TN. «Read the rest of this article»

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Kenwood Lady Knights reign over Northeast Lady Eagles in District 10-AAA match up at Kenwood

 

Written by Florine Hurdle

Clarksville Sports NetworkClarksville, TN – The Kenwood High Lady Knights’ offense did the dominating Friday night in their 61-40 win over the Northeast High Lady Eagles at Kenwood Gym.

Kenwood High (8-8, 7-5 10-AAA) was led by Blake Jenkines with her 28 points followed by her teammates Alanja Thomas with 16 points and Jasmine Johnson with 14 points.

Jenkines was hounded by combinations of defenses from a 2-3 zone to man-to-man as Kenwood’s main offensive threat. With those different looks, Coach Andrew Johnson decided to keep Jenkines in the whole game. Coach Andrew Johnson says, “Honestly, she knows she can get a break at any time, but I want to prepare her for the next level.”

Northeast's Desiree Wilks and Kenwood's Blake Jenkies guard each other in Kenwood's 61-40 District 10-AAA victory on January 27th, 2012.

Northeast's Desiree Wilks and Kenwood's Blake Jenkies guard each other in Kenwood's 61-40 District 10-AAA victory on January 27th, 2012.

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