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• Clark Wormsley, long-time varsity baseball head coach and assistant football coach at Webb School of Knoxville and Webb Middle School dean of students, was inducted into Anderson County Hall of Fame Thursday, Oct. 28. Preparing to celebrate 25 years as baseball head coach, Wormsley has compiled an impressive 405 wins leading the Spartans to state championship last season in Division II-A, and in 1985. The seven-time District Coach of the Year has led Webb to six state tournament appearances, including Division II state runner-up finishes in 2003 and 2005. Wormsley recently was inducted into East Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, and in 2005 the American Baseball Coaches Association named Wormsley Regional Coach of the Year. At Lincoln Memorial University, Wormsley earned two-time All-Conference honors and was inducted into LMU Athletes Hall of Fame in 2009. As offensive coordinator for Webb's varsity football team, Wormsley has helped coach the Spartans to numerous state appearances, including state championship titles in 1996, 2006 and 2009.

• Hardin Valley Academy Boys Basketball Chili Supper begins at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, at HVA. Event also includes door prizes. For more info, e-mail head coach Keith Galloway: gallowayk2@k12tn.net

• Mercy Health Partners is sponsoring Farragut's 2010 Hot To Trot 5K/10K Road Race on Parkside Drive beginning at 7:30 a.m., Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25. Proceeds benefit Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, Sister Martha's Food Pantry and town of Farragut Parks and Leisure Services department. Interested runners can register by following the links on Mercy Web site at www.mercy.com, or by going to Fleet Feet Web site: www.fleetfeetknoxville.com/hottotrot. A training course called No Boundaries helps individuals prepare for running a 5K or 10K. For more info, call 865-675-FEET (3338).


• Harvey Broome Group of Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club announces upcoming outings:  Nov 7, mystery dayhike within a 50-mile radius of Knoxville; likely less than six miles and rated easy to moderate; register (and suggest a hike) with Linda Smithyman by e-mail: lsmithymanhbg@yahoo.com or call 865-335-3559. Saturday, Nov 13, dayhike, Piney River Segment of Cumberland Trail; about 10 miles and rated moderate; register with Ron Shrieves at 865-922-3518 or e-mail ronaldshrieves@comcast.net.

• Through a lease gift from Maryville College Board Member Teenie Hayworth, Penrose Farm, Hayworth's 130-acre equine facility located off Nubbin Ridge Road, is now home to Maryville College's 15-member equestrian team.

 

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