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Trenton Hassell to do coin toss at Clarksville Fox game


The Clarksville Fox semi-professional full contact women’s football team will be taking on the Lousiville Nightmare this Saturday, May 15th at 7:00 pm at Northwest High School (800 Lafayette Road). «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville High School closed Thursday and Friday


CMCSSThe Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has made the decision to close Clarksville High School tomorrow and Friday because of the high student absenteeism rate. This afternoon’s completed attendance report confirmed that more than 25% of CHS students were absent from school today. CMCSS believes this will have an impact on the learning environment and hopes that giving students a few extra days to recuperate will provide them with an opportunity to get well and be ready for school on Monday.

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Clarksville’s Riverfest rocked on the Cumberland River all day Saturday


riverfest2009The weather on the second day of Riverfest turned out to be just as good as on the first. The full day of entertainment and wholesome family fun kicked off early with the Riverfest Regatta. The Regatta featured 26 teams racing custom made boats all crafted entirely from corrugated cardboard, Duct Tape, Silicone Sealant, Construction Adhesive, and paint.

This has to be one of the funnest events to watch during the entire festival. The shoreline was packed with people all on hand to cheer on their favorite teams.

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Clarksville Fox faces the Chattanooga Locomotion on Saturday evening


clarksville-fox-trixieClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Fox Women’s Semi-Pro Football (2-3) team will host conference foe, Chattanooga Locomotion on Saturday May 30th 2009 at 7:00pm. All Fox home games are held at Northwest High School  (800 Lafayette Road).

The national anthem will be performed by Kevin Riner. The coin toss will be done by Harry Galbreath, a retired NFL Star who’s football career started right here in Clarksville. Harry graduated from Clarksville High School, started every game for four years at the University of Tennessee, drafted and played 5 years with the Miami Dolphins before going three years with the Green Bay Packers and finishing his NFL career with one year at the New York Jets. Since he retired from the NFL, Harry has coached at different colleges with last year being the strength and conditioning coach for the UT Vols.

Clarksville Fox Women's Full Contact Football team

The Clarksville Fox facing the Tennessee Valley Tigers

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Clarksville Fox schedules try-outs


The Fox invites female athletes that will be 18 years old by April 1, 2009, or older to sign-up and tryout for the Clarksville Fox 2009 Women’s Full Contact Football Team and become part of one of the best known and highly respected teams in the nation.

The Fox in two years have become a Championship organization and hope to build on that success with the recruitment of new team members.

Rob “Pops” Brown, owner/general manager for the The Clarksville Fox Women’s Semi-Pro Football Team said:

“As you already know, the Fox finished up their season as the IWFL Tier Two Division Champions and the youngest women’s full contact football team to play for the national Championship in any of the top leagues in women’s football. We are very excited about that accomplishment and want to take the next step in 2009 and WIN the 2009 IWFL National Championship. In order to do this, the Fox is starting now with off-season conditioning and taking sign-ups for the team’s tryout for the 2009 season.” «Read the rest of this article»


Flying the U. S. Flag at half-staff is no grandstanding gesture


City and County Mayors’ Proposal, while noble, oversteps the authority of their office. The U. S. Flag Code delegates half-staff order authority to the president.

CHS Honor Guard Post Colors at Memorial Day Candelight Vigil

Clarksville High School Color Guard post The Colors during Memorial Day Candlelight Vigil

Recently our city and county mayors announced plans to fly the national flag at half-staff on a monthly basis. They proposed to do this in honor of our fallen soldiers. The gesture certainly strikes an undeniably appealing accord. It is, without a doubt, noble in its initiative.

It would unquestionably be a notable, emotional salute to our military personnel, especially in light of the fact that soldiers from Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division are facing daily peril in the Iraq and Afghanistan war theaters.

However, upon closer review, there is cause for reconsideration of this action. The flying of our nation’s flag is governed by specific and strict protocols that must be observed. «Read the rest of this article»


CHS H.O.P.E. Club to make 1200 mile ride for Catie Summers Scholarship fund


All too often the news is filled with negative images and information about what goes on in our city and county. Often that dark news seems to focus on our students and young adults. For the next few days I will be sending information on a group of Clarksville High School students and parents that are off on a great adventure to represent our city and county and to raise money for two causes.

These young adults are members of the Clarksville High School H.O.P.E (Helping Other People Everyday) club. The causes they are raising money for are the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the Catie Summers Memorial Scholarship. «Read the rest of this article»

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