|Published: 9:49 AM, 08/17/2013
||Last updated: 9:50 AM, 08/17/2013
Author: Staff Report
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
The TSSAA Fall Sports Season kicks off on Monday with a host of action for local teams in girls’ soccer, volleyball and cross country.
On Monday, three local teams are in action as the Cocke County High School volleyball squad christens its renovated gym in the first game under new coach Stephen Hodges. The match, which is slated to begin at 4:30 p.m. will feature the Lady Red taking on Greeneville High School.
The Lady Devils are coached by Jennifer Slover, wife of new Cocke County High School coach Caleb Slover.
Also on Monday in volleyball play, the Lady Eagles of Cosby - under new coach Chuck Wallen - visit Chuckey-Doak High School.
Cocke County High School opens its soccer season with a District 2-AAA game at Morristown West, slated for a 6 p.m. start time.
On Tuesday, three Cocke County High School teams are in action with the volleyball squad traveling to Cherokee for a 5 p.m. match. At 6 p.m. the Lady Red soccer squad opens its home season with a contest against David Crockett. The Cocke County High cross country teams also open their season on Tuesday with a meet at Panther Creek State Park in Morristown.
Cosby High School’s Lady Eagles soccer squad also opens its season on Tuesday, with a road match at Knox Carter High School, which begins at 6 p.m.
Four more games involving local teams are also set for Thursday.
The Lady Eagles host their first Region 1-A/AA soccer match of the year against powerhouse Greeneville at 6 p.m. Greeneville ended the Lady Eagles successful run last fall in the regional quarterfinal round of the postseason.
The Lady Eagles volleyball team will also travel back to Greene County for a match against TSSAA State Tournament contender South Greene.
Cocke County High School’s volleyball squad will host District 2-AAA foe Seymour High School at 5 p.m. The Lady Red soccer team ail travel to Sullivan Central for a 6 p.m. match on Thursday as well.
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