RCHS Golden Eagle Jacob Matthew, seated center, will be a Sewanee Tiger this fall. He is flanked by family on his big day. Front row, from left, are Emily Jackson, Cheryl McClendon, Jacob Matthew, Pat Jackson and Joe Higdon. Back row, from left, are RCHS athletic director Micah Ruehling, Randal Gibbs, Jase Jackson, David Douglas, Jim Jackson, Garland McClendon and former RCHS coach Doug Greene.
Published: 4:32 PM, 05/03/2013
Last updated: 4:32 PM, 05/03/2013
Author: Ernie Harris Source: The Herald-News
Rhea County High School [RCHS] senior football player Jacob Matthew recently turned in his green helmet for a gold and purple one when he made his choice to play for the Sewanee Tigers this fall.
Sewanee, also known as The University of the South, is a Division III school in the Southern Athletic Association [SAA] placed on top of Monteagle Mountain, off of Interstate 24, nestled in between Marion and Franklin Counties, Tenn.
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