Ryan Smith’s whirlwind journey as Newton football coach came to an abrupt end this past week.
Newton County’s LaPrecious Tubbs finished second in the district powerlifting meet and second at the North Half meet, finishing just behind Velma Jackson’s Shannon Sims both times.
But when the state championship was on the line, Tubbs got the better of Sims.
Union has three spots advance to the state tennis tourney
The Union tennis team will have three spots advancing to the Class 1A-2A state individual tennis tournament.