Area Sports

Conditions improve to allow Bassmaster event on Pickwick Lake to start Saturday

After current, high winds and flooding conditions forced the postponement of the first two days of competition in the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake, B.A.S.S. officials announced Friday that the tournament will resume Saturday morning and run through Tuesday afternoon. Organizers determined falling water levels will allow for a safe resumption of competition…

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Flooding forces second postponement of fishing tournament at Pickwick Lake

After increased current caused by severe weather and high sustained west-southwest winds forced the postponement of Day 1 of the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake on Thursday, B.A.S.S. officials announced that Friday’s planned competition would also be postponed. Tournament staff is working in conjunction with the Tennessee Valley Authority, National Weather Service and…

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B.A.S.S. postpones Day 1 Of Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake

B.A.S.S. officials made a decision to postpone the first day of competition Thursday at the Guaranteed Rate Bassmaster Elite at Pickwick Lake, saying increased current caused by severe weather and high sustained winds are making the fishery unsafe for boaters. The forecast is calling for sustained west-southwest winds of 15-20 mph with gusts to 30…

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Hudson Wolfe commits to Tennessee Volunteers

Hardin County Tiger Hudson Wolfe ended lots of speculation Monday, June 15 when he announced his decision to commit to continue his football career as a Tennessee Volunteer. Wolfe, a four-star recruit as a rising senior at tight end, also had offers from Alabama, Ohio State, and many other schools across the country. Hudson is…

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May 15 is ‘Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day’

The 2020 National Safe Boating Week is May 16-22 and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is participating to promote the wear of life jackets as the summer boating season starts in full force. National Safe Boating Week is annually held the week prior to Memorial Day weekend. Boating partners across the United States and Canada…

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Coronavirus won’t stop spring turkey season

The 2020 spring turkey hunting season is set to be open for business in Tennessee beginning Saturday, April 4. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said the coronavirus outbreak has affected many aspects of normal life, but the season will go on as scheduled through May 17. Conditions have forced a change in that turkey check…

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New Tennessee Waterfowl Stamp sales benefit habitat

The Best of Show drawing from the 2019 Tennessee Annual Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest is now a collectible waterfowl stamp. Orders are being taken for the collectible stamp that is produced annually and sold for conservation education through the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. Erica Brock from Lafollette was honored as the 2019 Tennessee Best…

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