38002-area High School athletes competed this week at the TSSAA State Track & Field Championships in Murfreesboro. Arlington and Bolton girls each brought home a state title, with AHS’s Celine Rone winning the 800 Meter Run and Dionna Warner winning the High Jump for BHS. Senior Wildcat standout Jamara Washington finished second in the Girls Pentathlon, one of four events in which she competed.

Women – D-1 AAA – Team Rankings

8th Bolton (30 pts)

20th  Arlington (10 pts)

 Girls 800 Meter Run

1st  Celine Rone (12 Arlington) 2:16.35

Girls High Jump D-1 AAA

1st Dionna Warner (11 Bolton) 5-02.00 (1.57m)

Girls Outdoor Pentathlon

2nd Jamara Washington (12 Bolton) 3024 pts (2nd  100 Meter Hurdles, 15.07 sec; 2nd  High Jump, 1.47m; 5th  Shot Put, 7.98m; 2nd  Long Jump,5.20m; 5th 800 Meter Dash, 2:38.38 min)

Girls Triple Jump

4th  Jamara Washington (12 Bolton) 36-08.00   1.2    11.17m

Girls 300 Meter Hurdles

5th  Jamara Washington (12 Bolton) 46.61

Girls Long Jump

6th  Jamara Washington (12 Bolton) 17-01.25   2.1     5.21m

Girls Pole vault

10th  Hannah Leatherwood (12 Arlington) 8-00.00 (2.43m); 11th Laurel Hansen (11 Arlington) 8-00.00 (2.43m); 15th  Madison Roberts (10 Bolton)  7-00.00


Men – D-1 AAA – Team Rankings – 19 Events Scored

41st    Bolton  4 pts

Boys High Jump

5th Latarius Lloyd (12 Bolton)  6-06.00 (1.98m)

Boys Discus Throw

10th Lawrence Guyot (12 Bolton)  130-02 (39.67m)

Boys Pole Vault

13th  Brody Myers (11 Bolton)10-00.00 (3.04m)

Boys 1600 Meter Run

13th  Sena Murray (10 Arlington) 4:37.27



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Photographer Krista Dye captured this image of Arlington Tigers Head Coach Chris Wiley congratulating senior receiver Jackson Boring after he caught the game-winning touchdown.

It’s kind of like one of those legendary fishing stories. You know what I’m talking about. The fish just keeps getting bigger and bigger. Ten years from now, the pass from freshman quarterback Tate Kolwyck to senior receiver Jackson Boring for the game winner in the second round of the play-offs against the Houston Mustangs, will be said to have been heaved 60


Head Coach Blake Swords instructs his players during warm-up drills. “I’ve been blessed the past four or five years to coach a lot of great kids.”  Staff Photo.

Head Coach Blake Swords instructs his players during warm-up drills. “I’ve been blessed the past four or five years to coach a lot of great kids.” Staff Photo.

For the past decade, from the first Monday in July until the first week of November, Arlington 8th Grade Grey-Y Football Coach Blake Swords has been on the field four or five days a week.


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AHS Players of the Week against White Station: JoeJoe Stevenson, Offense; Jonathan Mabone , First Citizens National Bank Player of the Game; Ryan Flack, Defense; Billy Speight, Special Teams. Staff Photo.

The Arlington High School Tigers Players of the Week for the October 17 loss to White Station were recognized at a recent team meeting.

The Offensive Player of the Week, senior Wide Receiver Joe Joe Stevenson tallied up 102 yards in seven catches.  FCNB Player of the Game, senior linebacker Jonathan Mabone made a total of 12 tackles, including five tackles for a loss and one sack for the Tigers. Head Coach Chris Wiley praised the Tiger’s Player of the Week for the Defense, senior cornerback Ryan Flack: “In a night where we struggled offensively, he was a bright spot.” Special Teams Player of the Week, Billy Speight, one of the AHS team captains, was honored for the quality of his snaps.

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Arlington’s 2014 Middle School Cross Country Teams. Photo courtesy of AMS Cross Country.

The Arlington Middle School Cross Country team, under the direction of coaches Kelly Henson and Jeremy Biggs is off and running.  To the state championships, that is.


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