A Swim Celebration
Submitted by Coach Chris Coraggio
Members of the Barracuda Swim Club of Northeast Tennessee had a fun practice to celebrate their team win at the East Tennessee Summer Swim League Championship Meet last Saturday.
Volunteer’s Dixon Signs with Milligan
Submitted by Jim Whalen
Eli Dixon of Volunteer High signed a national letter of intent to play baseball at Milligan College. Eli is pictured here with (from left) father David, mother Michelle, brother Nathaniel (standing) and Lyle Smith.
Fun Fest Fishing Derby
Submitted by Linda Campbell
The Optimist Club of Colonial Heights sponsored the Fun Fest Fishing Derby on Saturday, July 13. It is such a rewarding experience working with the children of our community. Fourteen Optimist members, volunteers from the Sullivan South JROTC and five Sullivan County
Sheriff’s Auxiliary members doing fingerprinting helped
to make the event possible for 100 or more children
ranging in age from 3 to 16. The participants are
accompanied by parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles.
The club, which has sponsored the event every year since Fun Fest started, would like to extend a special thanks to TWRA for once again providing fishing rods and reels, tackle boxes and other prizes for our drawing. Thanks, also, to Bass Pro Shop and Jason Mullins for prize
donations. All children in attendance received a prize.
First Fish caught by a Girl: Madison Evans, 16, Church Hill
First Fish caught by a Boy: Austin Wallace, 11, Kingsport
First Limit of 5 Fish (Girl): Kinley Pendleton, 4, Church Hill
First Limit of 5 Fish (Boy): Cole Evans, 13, Surgoinsville
Heaviest Fish (Girl): Hadley Williams, 4, Kingsport
Heaviest Fish (Boy): Ryan Lick, 10, Kingsport
Longest Fish (Girl): Jayla Phillips, 10, Dryden, Virginia
Longest Fish (Boy): Isaiah Vaughn, 10, Duffield, Virginia
Heaviest Carp (Boy): Landon Lane, 15, Kingsport
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