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University of Tennessee Head Basketball Coach Cuonzo Martin is staying with the Vols. Officials with the University announced that they were ďworking on modifications to Cuonzo's current contract and will release details of those adjustments when finalized." Martin says Tennessee is where he wants to be and that he is excited about the future and remains honored to be the head basketball coach at Tennessee.
Authorities have added a charge of witness coercion against a man accused of kidnapping and killing Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says agents served an arrest warrant on the new charge against 29-year-old Zachary Rye Adams yesterday. Adams has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and especially aggravated kidnapping charges in the Bobo case.
A proposal that would prohibit standardized test scores from being tied to teacher licensing is advancing in the House. The Tennessee Department of Education recommended the new licensure policy, and the state Board of Education voted in August to support it. However, the board changed its stance in January. The legislation would prevent the policy from taking effect if the board approves it. The Tennessee Education Association has long argued that the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System data shouldn't be relied upon because it is a statistical estimate and could lead to a flawed evaluation of a teacher
Cumberland County Jets jumped out to an early lead on Rhea County Golden Eagles and captured a 13-1 victory on Tuesday at Rhea County. Ten runs in the first three innings allowed the Jets to put the game away early. Morgan Richards (3-1) (Pictured) picked up the win for CCHS. Richards allowed one earned run, walked three and struck out five during his five innings of work. Jet offense included Ryan Burgess 1-3, 1 RBI; Ethan Cunningham 1-3, 2 RBIís; David Elliot 3-3, 2 RBIís; Matt Ledbetter 3-4, 2 RBIís; Grant Parrett 2-3; Morgan Richards 1-3 (HR), 2 RBIís and Reed Shaw 1-3. The Jets move to 9-5 (5-2 District) and travel to York Thursday for a 4pm afternoon contest. Photo courtesy of D. Shaw.
The Cumberland County Golf Team shot an 185 to defeat Allardt 258. Boys: Hogan Herring 41, Zach Young 44, Jay Burgin 46, Jordan Burgess 54, Justin Reed and Leif Smith 56. The Girls: Kelsee Neely 47, Gracie Whittenburg 56, Alex Debruyn 67, Jillian Petrovit 70.