By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Eighth-grader makes state All-Star team
Placeholder Image
Rickie King has dominated for the Warren County Middle School football team. Now, he will have the chance to show he belongs among the best players in the state of Tennessee.King was selected to play for Team Tennessee in the annual Tennessee vs. Kentucky All-Star game Saturday, June 16.King made the 50-player roster out of over 200 players who tried out across the state, including 82 when King attended a tryout in Nashville.Despite shining on offense for the 7-3 WCMS Pioneers this season, King was picked to play defensive back in the All-Star game.Greg Cotten, who coached King during his time at Warren County Middle School, believes King’s athleticism will make him a key contributor to the roster.“The Tennessee coaching staff was really impressed with Rickie’s athleticism,” said Cotten.