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Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015

High School Sports

Gilmore's shots spark Champs past Page (02/01/15)
FRANKLIN -- With his team down by six with 3:25 left to play in regulation, Cascade senior Marky Gilmore was fouled from behind the three-point line on a shot attempt. Gilmore proceeded to connect on all three free throws, sparking a 21-point effort that helped propel the Champs past the Patriots, 62-51...
Felts leads strong 2nd half for SC (02/01/15)
MANCHESTER -- After a slow start, Shelbyville Central pulled away in the second half to claim a 56-36 victory over host Coffee County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday night. Coffee County took an early 5-0 lead while the Eaglettes (16-8. 8-2 8-AAA) were scoreless until the 1:54 mark of the first quarter when sophomore Romny Felts nailed a three-pointer...
Eagles scrap out win at Coffee Co. (02/01/15)
MANCHESTER -- After trailing most of the game, Shelbyville Central regrouped in the second half to claim a 58-48 victory over host Coffee County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday night. Coffee County led as much as nine points early in the second half after holding a 12-11 advantage at the close of the first quarter before settling for a 22-18 lead at the intermission...
Schneider's strong night overshadowed in loss at Page (02/01/15)
FRANKLIN -- Shaina Schneider's 26-point effort on Friday night at Page was overshadowed by a slew of second-half turnovers that ultimately led to the Lady Patriots claiming a 56-44 victory over Cascade. "Shaina had a great night early. She had 18 points in the first half, but then we couldn't get the ball to her like we wanted to in the second half," said Lady Champion coach Chad Spencer...
Pierce breaks single-game record as Viqueens fall to MTCS (02/01/15)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Viqueens hit the road on Friday to face a tough Middle Tennessee Christian squad while trying to stay undefeated in district play. The Viqueens got off to a bumpy start, but battled back too late as they fell to the Lady Cougars 71-61...
Vikings' hot shooting falls short of upset (02/01/15)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Vikings couldn't miss from long range on Friday night, but the hot shooting wasn't enough to take down the Middle Tennessee Christian Cougars as they fell 43-41 in a thriller. The Vikings were great offensively all night, but their defense in the first quarter set the tone of the game...
Feet fall at home to Davdison Academy (02/01/15)
BELL BUCKLE -- The Webb School closed out its home schedule on Friday night and despite a strong start, fell short to visiting Davidson Academy 59-51. Webb built a 13-7 lead by the end of the first quarter, but saw that lead evaporate in the second with the visitors mustering up 18 more...
Viqueens fend off pesky Cascade (01/28/15)
UNIONVILLE -- After trailing by as many as eight early in the second quarter on Tuesday night, the Cascade Lady Champions battled back and cut the Community Viqueen lead to just one possession at the half. Though Cascade played well for the better part of three quarters, eventually the talented Viqueen squad overpowered the Lady Champions with a strong second-half showing and claimed a 57-43 victory...
Hot-shooting Champs bury Vikes (01/28/15)
UNIONVILLE -- The Cascade Champions saw an awfully big basket on Tuesday night in Unionville. In one of their better nights shooting this year, the Champs picked up a big, 75-40 non-district win over their in-county rival Community on Tuesday night...
Eagles drop heartbreaker in overtime (01/27/15)
SMYRNA -- Devonta Leslie just didn't want to lose Monday's game against Smyrna. The Eagle senior scored a game-high 37 points and led the Eagles to overtime against the Bulldogs. Shelbyville (9-12), however, came up just short of taking down the Bulldogs (10-11) in overtime and fell 74-72 in a heartbreaker...
Eaglettes fall against Smyrna (01/27/15)
SMYRNA -- The Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes stepped outside of district play on Monday night and traveled to Smyrna in a final tuneup before finishing the district slate. Though Shelbyville (16-8) got solid numbers from To'Nesha Allison and Romny Felts, the Eaglettes came up short on the road and fell to the Lady Bulldogs, 64-50...
First SC female wrestler qualifies for state tourney (01/27/15)
BRENTWOOD -- Kaitlin Kiser etched her name into Shelbyville Central history over the weekend, becoming the first girl to qualify for the state wrestling tournament. She also won her 130-pound weight class in the TSSAA West Regional Tournament by pinning her opponent in the finals...
Cold shooting costs Vikings in district loss (01/25/15)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Community Vikings couldn't overcome a cold shooting night in the first half as the Forrest Rockets defeated the Vikings 61-44 in a District 9-A game Friday night. The Vikings (2-20, 0-11 9A) got behind early. Darian Pride led the Vikings with five first quarter points, but they were the only points Community could muster in the quarter. Two three-pointers and a 9-1 run left the Rockets with a 14-5 lead after one...
Surging Eaglettes end Lawrence Co. win streak (01/25/15)
The District 8-AAA race just got a little tighter after Shelbyville Central claimed a 65-59 win to hand Lawrence County its first District 8-AAA loss on Homecoming night at SCHS. The Golden Eaglettes (16-7, 7-2 8-AAA) have now won eight games in a row and 13 of their last 15. Lawrence County (19-4, 8-1 8-AAA) remains atop the district, but it's setting up to be a close race down to the final regular-season game...
Viqueens hold off Lady Rockets (01/25/15)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Community Viqueens used two big runs to punctuate a big second half in defeating the Forrest Lady Rockets 62-49 in a District 9-A game Friday night. The win kept the Viqueens (16-6, 11-0 9A) undefeated in district play with one district game left in the regular season...
Champs show improvement in loss to No. 1 CPA (01/25/15)
If Cascade coach Mike Edmondson needed to see any improvement his team has made after Friday night's game against top-ranked CPA, all he needed to do was flip back in the scorebook and compare Friday's game to their first meeting on Jan. 6 when the Lions thrashed the Champions, 87-18...
Wildcats dominate, hand Eagles loss (01/25/15)
It wasn't the homecoming outing the Eagles had hoped for as Shelbyville Central fell 69-44 to Lawrence County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday night. The Wildcats took an early 17-2 lead and that proved to be more than the Eagles (9-12, 5-4 8-AAA) could overcome...
Feet edged in OT (01/25/15)
BELL BUCKLE -- The Webb School Feet hosted the University School of Nashville Tigers on Friday night looking to avenge a loss earlier in the season. The rematch did not disappoint as the Feet sent the game into overtime. However, the Tigers had a little more in the tank as they won 49-45...
Slow start dooms Lady Champs (01/25/15)
A rough first quarter proved to be too much for the Cascade Lady Champions to overcome on Friday night, hosting the CPA Lady Lions. CPA rode the momentum off a 24-point first quarter to a 62-34 victory over the Lady Champions. While CPA's early pressure caused Cascade trouble working the ball inside, the Lady Champions did find some measure of success once able to work the ball to the paint...
Rough first quarter quashes Lady Feet's chances (01/25/15)
BELL BUCKLE -- The Webb School Lady Feet gave the University School of Nashville Lady Tigers their best shot on Friday night, but in the end USN pulled away from the Lady Feet 44-30. The Lady Feet and Lady Tigers both let their defenses do the talking in the first four minutes as USN only led 2-0...
Coaches take on cancer; Cascade High event tonight raises awareness, funds (01/23/15)
This year, more than 550,000 people will die from cancer, according to scientists and doctor's projections. An estimated 25 percent of all deaths in the United States stem from cancer. So far, the disease has had the upper hand. But that's beginning to change as research and funding to find a cure continues to grow...
Eaglette payback time; Central punishes Tullahoma for earlier defeat (01/21/15)
TULLAHOMA -- The Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes got a little revenge by claiming a 50-44 victory over host Tullahoma in a key District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday night. The victory sets up a huge matchup with the Eaglettes (15-7, 6-2 8-AAA) and district-leading Lawrence County (19-3, 8-0 8-AAA) on Friday night at 6 for Shelbyville Central's Homecoming...
Leslie scores 23 in Eagle blowout (01/21/15)
TULLAHOMA -- It was total domination in every facet of the game as the Shelbyville Central Golden Eagles rolled past Tullahoma 71-50 on the road in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday night. "It was good to see us play well and play like a team," Central coach Stan Eggleston said...
Viqueens claim 3rd straight (01/21/15)
UNIONVILLE -- Allison Martin's Community Viqueens spent the better part of Tuesday's District 9-A clash against the Eagleville Lady Eagles playing catch up. Community finished the game on a 16-3 run, including a perfect 8-of-8 attempts in the final minute from the free throw line, which allowed the Purple and Gold to rally for the 64-56 victory...
Hot-shooting Champs blast by Spring Hill (01/21/15)
The Cascade Champions quickly built a double digit lead on Tuesday night and never looked back as they flew by the visiting Spring Hill Warriors 64-37. The Champs (15-6, 4-2 12-AA) did not waste any time scoring the ball on visiting Spring Hill (4-13, 0-4 12-AA) as they controlled the boards and scored 18 points in the first quarter...