Queener sets personal best at AAU meet

Clinton Blaze track and field’s Adeline Queener posted a personal best at a recent AAU indoor meet.

She ran the 400-meter run and posted a time of 1 minute, 27.91 seconds while representing Knoxville Youth Athletics.

Swim Team: Clinton City Schools athletics director E. T. Stamey said that the Blaze and Lady Blaze swim teams are slated to begin the 2021 season soon.

Meets will be held at the Clinton Community Center.

Stamey said that he’s hoping to partner the Blaze swim team with Clinton Middle School in an effort for the Blaze to compete in more meets.

With the season now around the corner, coach Zeke Rich has announced his 2021 Blaze roster for the coed team.

Athletes who will represent Clinton include: Abigail Bennett, Gracie Betts, Jadyn Bullach, Ethan Bowling, Bryson Breedn, Adsiana Davis, Addy George, Amelia Goins, Oliver Hill, Joseph Isabell, Elizabeth Lowe, Isabella Morabito, Ben Morrison, Lindsey Rogel, Kindal St. Hill, Everette Terry and Kiera Vuolo.

Practices will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Blaze Coat Drive: The Blaze coat drive is ongoing. To donate, message Stamey on the Clinton City Blaze Facebook Page.

Archery: Stamey said that he plans on beginning an archery class for the 2020-2021 academic year. It will be part of the academic curriculum.

The Blaze will field an archery team soon and practices will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Track season: The Blaze and Lady Blaze track and field athletes look to begin their season in March.

The Blaze Bowling League will continue to take place in the spring at the Clinton Community Center. Competition will begin after Spring Break.

Blaze and Lady Blaze continue to get community support; Stamey said that fundraising for the athletic program continues to flourish despite financial hardship caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.