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Northeast High School Girls Track to host evening with 3x Olympian Deedee Trotter


Northeast High School EaglesClarksville, TN – The Northeast High School Lady Eagles Track Team will be hosting 3x Olympian, Deedee Trotter for a speaking engagement on Friday November 13th, 2015 at the school’s gymnasium starting at 6:00pm.

Ms. Trotter has participated in the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Olympics. She has won 2 gold medals as a member of the 4x400m relay and a bronze medal in the 400m dash. She is currently training to make her 4th U.S. Olympic Team that will represent the country in Rio, Brazil in August 2016.

3x Olympian Deedee Trotter

3x Olympian Deedee Trotter

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University of Tennessee to retire Candace Parker’s jersey


UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The University of Tennessee plans to honor legendary women’s basketball player Candace Parker by retiring her jersey during a home game next season, the Tennessee Athletics Department announced Thursday.

Parker, a two-time All-American, will become the sixth Lady Vol player to be permanently honored in the Thompson-Boling Arena rafters. Her No. 3 banner will join those for Holly Warlick (No. 22), Chamique Holdsclaw (No. 23), Tamika Catchings (No. 24), Bridgette Gordon (No. 30) and Daedra Charles (No. 32). Lady Vol Head Coach Emeritus Pat Summitt also had a banner raised in her honor this season on January 28th prior to the game with Notre Dame. «Read the rest of this article»

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