The first serve on Harrison High School’s new tennis courts is a group effort.

 

They started play more than an hour late, and no one seemed to mind or notice. The match itself was, in some ways, an afterthought.

Cam Hering follows his blocking for a 10-yard gain. Photo by Sandy Minor

 

Flawless execution and creative, courageous play calling are a difficult combination to beat. When you are mixing and matching to cover injuries and inexperience and defense, the challenge becomes even more daunting.

 

47 years ago, Sept. 30, 1971

Principal Paul S. Grimm has announced that senior Brad Colegate has been named semifinalist in the 1971-1972 National Merit Scholarship Program. 

Colegate was one of 15,000 semifinalists appointed among the nation’s most intellectually talented high school seniors. 

Many people showed up to Jackman Hensley Funeral Home on Wednesday, Sept. 19, to celebrate the life of Marvin Gambill, a Harrison Police Department officer who passed away from pancreatic cancer on Friday, Sept. 14. Outside the funeral home, Gambill was honored with a three-volley salute and the playing of Taps. Photo by Sydney Murray

 

On the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 19, many people gathered at Jackman Hensley Funeral Home to remember the life of Marvin Gambill, a Harrison Police Department officer who passed away from pancreatic cancer on Friday, Sept. 14.

Scott Jenkins retires after 30 years. Photo by Sydney Murray

 

Many young adults who grew up in Harrison probably first remember meeting Officer Scott Jenkins at their school, when he came to speak to them as part of the D.A.R.E. program. 

Now, 33 years after beginning his career in law enforcement, 30 of which were spent working for the Harrison Police Department, Jenkins has retired. 

Simon Shirley celebrates sack against Ross. Photo by Sandy Minor

 

The big picture is difficult to see from the confines of a locker room an hour from home, with rain pelting relentlessly outside.

That’s where the Harrison High School football team was Sept. 7, at Anderson High School’s stadium, waiting for 90 minutes to start a game they weren’t even sure they were going to play.

 The first serve on Harrison High School’s new tennis courts is a group effort.
Cam Hering follows his blocking for a 10-yard gain. Photo by Sandy Minor
Many people showed up to Jackman Hensley Funeral Home on Wednesday, Sept. 19, to celebrate the life of Marvin Gambill, a Harrison Police Department officer who passed away from pancreatic cancer on Friday, Sept. 14. Outside the funeral home, Gambill was honored with a three-volley salute and the playing of Taps. Photo by Sydney Murray
Scott Jenkins retires after 30 years. Photo by Sydney Murray
Simon Shirley celebrates sack against Ross. Photo by Sandy Minor

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