Monthly Archives: March 2006

Warriorettes upset Columbia! Advance to Region 4AAA semifinals

Posted on March 3, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Tammy Wilhite
Up, in and on to the semifinals. Warriorette senior point guard, Brooke Yates, takes the ball to the basket for two of her 11 points in the upset of Columbia Monday night in the first round of the Region 4AAA tournament.
The win moved the Warriorettes into the semifinals on Wednesday against Riverdale.
That game had not tipped off as of press time.


William Haskell ‘Bill’ Mitchell

Posted on March 2, 2006 12:12 am by Sparta Live

William Haskell Mitchell, 84, of Sparta, passed away Feb. 26, 2006.
Mitchell was born Jan. 29, 1922, in White County, to William Francis Mitchell and Bessie Sims Mitchell.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was an attorney.
Mitchell was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Louvenia Mitchell Hill and Francis Mitchell Horn.
Survivors include his wife, Virginia Denton Mitchell, of Sparta; one son, William D. ‘Denny’ Mitchell, of Sparta; one daughter, Vicki Mitchell Balcom, of Harriman; four grandchildren, William D. Mitchell II, of Jacksonville, Fla., Harold Donald Balcom III, of Lenoir City, Chabli Annette Balcom, of Knoxville and Alexis Brooke … Read More


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