Blaze will have cheerleaders this season

The Clinton Blaze will have a cheerleading squad for the first time during the 2021-22 school year and coach Kaylee Houck has announced the members of the inaugural squad recently.

Cheerleaders include: Kylie Anderson, Maria Bautista, Kelsey Braswell, Avyah Daniels, Ari Dunchan, Savannah Farmer, Kaydence New, Maisen Sharp, Isabella Spears and Emmy Wood.

Dance Team: Dance coach Sierra May has announced the 2021-22 Blaze dance team. Members include: Leia Wyrick, Kaylii Wagner, Lexi Steelman, Layla Reynolds, Emerson Williams, Kennedy Mayes, Lauren Wyrick, Ella Duggins, Brooke Pebley, Madi Bowlin, Myla Queener, Olivia Moore, Darlylnn L’Heureux, Arielle Whitlock, Gracie Hart, Amelia Goins, Kaylin May, Heaven Brown; Kalea Saunders, Sha’Via Pannell, Adrienne Callen, Sara Wood, Leila Moses, Riley Baker, Attison Duncan, Jordan Chamblee, Ella Hembry, Gracie Betts and McKenzie Lawson.

Cross Country: Clinton’s cross country teams opened the 2021 season at a meet on Saturday.

The Blaze’s top finishers on the one-mile course were Uriyah Pickett, who finished 20th (6:31) in a field of 323 runners, and Corryn May, who came in 42nd (7:44) and was one of 333 runners.

Swimming: Swim coach Mark Majors will have tryouts for his co-ed team on Sept. 20.

Girls soccer: The Lady Blaze will be fielding a soccer team this year and it will be coached by Allison Swanner.