©2013 NPT PHOTO BY SETH BUTLER
Longtime Parrottsville coach Donnie Jackson (right) embraces Jamin Hanna during an enthusiastic postgame celebration after their comeback victory over Centerview on Saturday.
|Published: 2:00 AM, 02/19/2013
||Last updated: 11:09 AM, 02/19/2013
Author: Seth Butler
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Parrottsville can finally shed the monkey off its
After many years of trying, only to be awarded with frustration, the Parrotts claimed
the 2012-13 Cocke County Elementary Tournament championship in come from behind fashion with a 28-27
win over Centerview Elementary on Saturday afternoon.
It was a victory years in the making
for the Parrotts, according to longtime coach Donnie Jackson.
"It’s been a long time,"
Jackson said after Saturday’s thrilling victory. "Several years we’ve gotten here and not been
able to win.
"Right now its so good for me, because I’ve been here so many times and lost,"
For the full story, see the February 19th edition of the Newport Plain
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