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Clinton Ends History Making Season

Clinton Ends History Making Season

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

CLINTON, AR-- Clinton’s state championship hopes ended with a heartbreaking loss in the state quarter finals last Friday night, when the official signaled a touchdown to put Junction City up 48-43 with only 9 seconds remaining in the game. In week 12, Clinton knocked off Harmony Grove 48-42 and became t...

Senior Girls Claim St. Joseph Classic Championship

Senior Girls Claim St. Joseph Classic Championship

Lexie Smith, Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

Clinton Lady Jackets are now on a four game winning streak!!! After a somewhat rocky start to the season, they have had a complete 360 this past week. Both senior high boys and girls teams participated in the St. Joseph Classic in Conway this past week. Tuesday the girls faced England in the first roun...

History in the Making

History in the Making

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports Center

CLINTON, AR--- The Fouke Panthers had hopes, but Clinton had certainty. Clinton didn’t flinch on the big stage, and throttled their playoff opponent by 35 to stay undefeated. A team full of heart and determination shut up all the doubters when they pitched a second half shutout, and trotted to ...

Clinton Remains Unbeaten Becomes Conference Champions

Clinton Remains Unbeaten Becomes Conference Champions

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports Center

CLINTON, AR--- I would like to start this article not in celebration of Clinton’s first 10-0 start since 2008, or even by talking about how they won conference outright for the first time since 2012. I want to start by honoring an outstanding player and leader, John Riley Hinchey. The full bac...

Clinton Basketball Season Begins

Clinton Basketball Season Begins

Lexie Smith, Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports Center

Clinton Yellowjacket Basketball is rolling to a quick start this fall! This coming Saturday both boy’s and girl’s senior high teams from Green Forest, Yellville-Summit, Marshall, Lamar, and Two Rivers will be heading out to Clinton to compete in the Clinton Benefit Jamboree. Each game will be...

Clinton Senior Night

Clinton Senior Night

Emily Kirk, Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

This Friday will be senior night at Clinton High School for all fall sports.This is a time dedicated to honoring these seniors. The following sports will be involved in this week's event: football, volleyball, cheer, golf, tennis, band, and color guard. This is a very special time for these seniors ...

Clinton Dominating Regular Season

Clinton Dominating Regular Season

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

Yellville, AR--- Weston Amos threw for 125 yards and 2 touchdowns, John Riley Hinchey rushed for 112 yards and two touchdowns, and the Jackets cruised to another dominating win 42-6 to remain unbeaten. Ethen Drake rushed for 98 yards for Clinton (9-0), which gives the Jackets their first 9-0 start...

Clinton Dismantles Marshall

Clinton Dismantles Marshall

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

CLINTON, Ar-- The game wasn’t a game. Marshal was dismantled from the opening kickoff when Ethen Drake returned it for six. In fact, last Friday night was the Marshall Massacre. 35-0 was the score after the first quarter and the Jackets won 60-8.   The Van Buren County Farm Bureau Player of the game was Sophomor...

Pink Out

Pink Out

Brittany Shannon, Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Clubs, News, Showcase, Sports Center

Friday the 20th, is the Clinton “Pink Out” Game against Marshall! Leading up to the game the CHS Beta Club sold Pink Out t-shirts to benefit Susan G. Komen Arkansas.  They were able to raise over $200 to benefit breast cancer awareness and research.   Your Jacket Journal is doing something spec...

Lady Jacket Volleyball Advances to District Finals

Lady Jacket Volleyball Advances to District Finals

Aaron Hogue, Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports Center

Monday the Lady Jacket Volleyball team defeated Izard County Consolidated to advance to the state tournament for the second straight year. During the game, the whole team made very smart decisions. They placed the ball in the open spots on the court to get the point. Tuesday they defeated Cotter in 3 sets ...

Clinton Defeats Elkins to Remain UNDEFEATED

Clinton Defeats Elkins to Remain UNDEFEATED

Kyler Hensley, Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

ELKINS, Ar ---  There are 502 cities in the state of Arkansas. Five hundred and two cities for coach Chris Dufrene, head coach, of the undefeated 4th ranked Clinton YellowJackets, to get his 100th win as coach of the Jackets. Out of all the cities, the city of Elkins, AR is where it happened to be. ...

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