SportsAndrew Matherly presented Longhorn jacket on Senior Day

By Tim Chambers

Andrew Matherly and his giant-sized heart have made Johnson County High School a special place for students and faculty since his arrival. And during that time he has made nearly all of them smile with just his stare.

Monday was his turn to smile before the entire student body on senior day. He received The Tomahawk’s Longhorn of the Year award before a packed house inside of Ray Shoun Gymnasium. More...


Little League Hodgepodge...Dodgers, Angels rack up key wins

By Tim Chambers

Coach Donald Greer was grinning like a possum after Tuesday’s big win over the Marlins. His Dodgers defeated the “Fish” 19-3 and took over sole possession of first place in the major league race.

The return of two key players from the middle school baseball team has made his squad stronger than a 50-gallon drum of super glue. More...


Tomahawk’s All-Johnson/Carter Team named; JCHS’ Edington, Happy Valley’s Reece share top honors

By Tim Chambers

The Tomahawk’s first ever “All Ti-County” teams for football and basketball were well received by our readers. Many have emailed me to ask if we were going to do the same for baseball and softball. The answer is yes, but slightly different.

We’ve scaled back a bit choosing to do an All Johnson/Carter County team for those two sports. More...


Dodgers clip Angels 12-9

By Tim Chambers

A vocal crowd was on hand to watch the first place Dodgers and the second place Angels do battle on Monday night at Cunningham Park. And all of them were treated to one whale of a game.

The Dodgers held off the Angels 12-9 in a game that went right down to the wire. They are now 6-1 on the season. The Angels fell to 5-3, one game behind the Marlins. More...


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