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Clinton vs. Harding Academy

Clinton vs. Harding Academy

Kyler Hensley and Weston Amos, Editor and Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery, Showcase, Sports Center

SEARCY, Ark.-- Sky Davidson rushed for over 200 yards and 4 touchdowns to lead the undefeated Yellowjackets to a 4-0 record. At the end of the 1st quarter things were all knotted up at two touchdowns apiece. Both offenses had been scoring at will. The game seemed to be headed for a shootout unti...

Tennis Update

Tennis Update

Blake Burgess, Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports Center

On Tuesday, September 18th the Clinton Yellowjacket Tennis team defeated 2 4A teams. They defeated Batesville and Southside Batesville at Lyon’s College.  Coach Johnson said, “It was a very significant win for our team as we prepare for district next week.” Their record is now 11-1-2 (11 wins, ...

Around the State in 3A Football

Around the State in 3A Football

JoJo Jones, Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports Center

Clinton starts its season off 3-0 and has won 15 of their last 16 games. Harding Academy on the other hand is 2-1, with a tight loss to Bald Knob in Week 2. Harding’s heavy pass, spread offense, will be a competition for the Jackets. The past two weeks the Yellow Jackets have rolled Conway Christian, a...

Volleyball Mid Season Update

Aaron Hogue, Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Sports Center

Clinton High School Volleyball has started the season off 2-6 in their first 8 games. The Lady Jackets currently sit at 5th in the 3A North conference. Clinton has defeated the Marshall Bobcats and the Green Forest Tigers. They lost in close games to Valley Springs, Flippin, Atkins, and Bergman. The Lady J...

Tennis Update

Tennis Update

Weston Amos, Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under High School, News, Showcase, Sports Center

Clinton Tennis is having another successful year behind Coach Tami Johnson. When asked how this year is shaping up compared to others, she answered saying, “We’ve been in a tough conference, but as a team we have performed really well. I coach a great group of student athletes.” Coach Johnson seem...

3A Top 25

3A Top 25

Jo Jo Jones, Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports Center

Booneville (3-0) Prescott (2-0) Clinton (2-0) Mayflower (2-0) Smackover (2-1) Charleston (1-1) Newport (1-1) Osceola (1-1) Rison (2-0) Glen Rose (1-1) Harding Academy (1-1) Atkins (3-0) McGehee (0-2) C. Harmony Grove (2-1) Lamar (2-0) Hoxie ...

Varsity Football Conway Christian

Varsity Football Conway Christian

Kyler Hensley, Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under High School, Photo Gallery, Showcase, Sports, Sports Center

CLINTON, Ar.--- After a questionable week 1 performance, Clinton flexed its muscles, and ran right through 2A Conway Christian (1-2) on the way to a 34 point blowout. The Jackets reeled off 6 unanswered touchdowns and 442 total yards on the ground to give them a lopsided win 55-21. It wasn’t all ...

Clinton Football to Host Steak Out

Clinton Football to Host Steak Out

Caleb Bowman, Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

This Saturday, the Clinton football team will be hosting their annual Steak Out. The event will be located in front of Cash Saver from 5-6 p.m.  The Clinton football team puts on the event to raise money to pay for many activities such as 7 on 7s. The football team also uses the money from the steak o...

CHS Football Team Visits Devon Wooten

CHS Football Team Visits Devon Wooten

Weston Amos, Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under High School, Junior High, Showcase, Sports Center

Friday the 24th there were several warriors in the the Little Rock Children’s Hospital.  One warrior in particular stood out among them all, Devon Wooten. Some members of the Clinton High School football team made a surprise visit to Devon. The Jackets brought letters spreading love and positivity t...

Clinton Wins Battle of the Little Red

Clinton Wins Battle of the Little Red

Kyler Hensley, Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports Center

CLINTON, Ark. -- With 2 seconds left on the clock, Clinton desperately needed a a big play to avoid an upset, and sophomore Kenny Ethridge delivered. Ethridge tipped a 49 yard field goal attempt as time expired to help the Jackets hold on to win 36-34. A rivalry is supposed to be tough, hot heade...

Week 3 Volleyball Update

Kaylee Hobbs, Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under Sports Center

Monday night the senior high volleyball girls played Flippin. They won two of the five sets with scores of 29-5 in both sets that they won! The Clinton girls lost by 2 in the last game.  Then Tuesday night the girls went to Perryville, who were third in the state last year. Our girls lost the first ...

Summer Sports Update

Summer Sports Update

Blake Burgess, Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports Center

Students all around the country look forward to Summer break. Summer break is a time to relax, hang out with friends, and reenergize for the next school year. For Clinton High School athletes it was a time to improve. Champions are made by working when others are not willing to. By going the extra mile, an...

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