Spring is now upon us, and track, swimming and bowling are underway for the Clinton Blaze and Lady Blaze.
Clinton City Schools Athletics Director E. T. Stamey said the Blaze tennis clinic just finished last week.
Blaze Swim Roster: 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.
Intrasquad Swim Meet: The Blaze and Lady Blaze have an intrasquad meet set for May 6 at the Clinton Community Center.
Blaze Track and Field: The Blaze track season is underway and Clinton is preparing for a pair of meets. Both events will be held at Clinton High School on April 27 and May 4.
Blaze Bowling League: The Blaze’s intramural league is now underway and in its third season. The league is coordinated by coach Tammy Thatcher and teams include The Turkeys, Gowen, Fornite Card; McDonald’s, the Dragons, Sunny Day, Hyperid’s, Flop, Gutter Central
Blaze Coat Drive: The Blaze coat drive is ongoing.
To donate, message Stamey on the Clinton City Blaze Facebook Page.
Tennis Clinic: Stamey said that the tennis clinic was open to players in grades 4-6.
It will began on April 5 and was held on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the month of April.
The clinic instructors included Ernie Brooks, Megan Flora and Stephen McNally.
Flora played at Knoxville Catholic High School and Lee University. Brooks serves as the tennis camp director at the Boys and Girls Club and McNally is a former player for Clinton High School.
Players wore tennis shoes and comfortable clothing and brought a water bottle. Players who owned racquets were encouraged to bring them. But racquets were provided for players who need them.
Blaze Boys Basketball Camp: The Blaze boys basketball camp will be held in July.
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.