Spring sports are around the corner for Blaze teams

Spring looms around the corner and as the weather warms up, spring sports are about to get revved up for the Clinton Blaze and Lady Blaze.

Clinton City Schools Athletics Director E. T. Stamey said that the Blaze and Lady Blaze swim teams are slated to begin the 2021 season soon.

Meets will be held at the Clinton Community Center.

Stamey said that he’s hoping to partner the Blaze swim team with Clinton Middle School in an effort for the Blaze to compete in more meets.

With the season now around the corner, Coach Mark Majors has announced his 2021 Blaze roster for the co-ed team.

Athletes who will represent Clinton include: Abigail Bennett, Gracie Betts, Jadyn Bullach, Ethan Bowling, Bryson Breedn, Adsiana Davis, Addy George, Amelia Goins, Oliver Hill, Joseph Isabell, Elizabeth Lowe, Isabella Morabito, Ben Morrison, Lindsey Rogel, Kindal St. Hill, Everette Terry and Kiera Vuolo.

Practices will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Sign-ups for the Blaze track team are now in progress and the team is seeking athletes in Grades 1-6 to compete during the upcoming season.

Blaze Coat Drive: The Blaze coat drive is ongoing. To donate, message Stamey on the Clinton City Blaze Facebook Page.

Archery: Stamey said that he plans on beginning an archery class for the 2020-2021 academic year. It will be part of the academic curriculum.

The Blaze will field an archery team soon and practices will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The archers for Clinton this season are: Isabella Fulton; Sean Fuhr; Lucas Fischesse; Harrison Witt; Dakota Drew; Jaylynn York; Marlin Hamblin; Ellie Bonesteel; Kennedy Cook; Keynen Roberts; Adam Gonzalez and Kayden Hembree.

The Blaze Bowling League will continue to take place in the spring at the Clinton Community Center. Competition will begin after Spring Break. The now has its full complement of 20 bowlers.

Tennis Clinic: Stamey said that sign-ups for the Blaze Tennis Clinic will be held soon. Tennis is open to players in Grades 4-6.

Soccer Clinic: The Blaze spring soccer clinic is coming soon and sign-ups will get underway soon.

Blaze and Lady Blaze continue to get community support; Stamey said that fundraising for the athletic program continues to flourish despite financial hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic.