High School Sports
Errors costly for Eagles in Warrior Classic contest
Fielding errors proved to be costly for host Shelbyville Central in a 10-4 loss to DAR of Grant, Alabama in the Warrior Classic on Friday evening. The Eagles (5-3) entered the game with a five-game win streak, but six errors led to more runs than Shelbyville Central's offense could produce...
Champions claim third shutout in week, beat Raiders
Good teams find a way to win, even when not playing their 'A' game. That's what Cascade skipper Brandon Bassham is a sign his team showed on Friday night. Capping off a four-win week, the Champions (9-2) were able to overcome sluggish play at the plate and knock off the Moore County Raiders 4-0...
Eagles chill 'Cats
TULLAHOMA -- Shelbyville Central's soccer team claimed a huge 4-0 road victory over Tullahoma in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday evening. The Eagles scored three goals in the first half and found the back of the net once late in the second half. Edgar Campero scored Shelbyville Central's first goal with 3:04 left in the opening half...
Second-half goals lead Fayetteville past Community
UNIONVILLE -- The Fayetteville Tigers scored two early goals in the second half to defeat the Community Vikings 2-0 in a rain-shortened district soccer matchup Thursday night. In a game where the bounce of the soccer ball resembled a super ball bounding on asphalt, both teams had to contend with the rain and unsure field conditions...
Champs cool Vikes; Cascade offense goes off in county clash
The Cascade Champions are on a hot streak. Unfortunately for the Community Vikings, they ran into a buzzsaw on Wednesday night at Cascade, falling 12-1 in five innings. While both teams have had a busy slate of games this week, each have had their respective successes thus far...
Larion's homer highlights blowout
The Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes rolled to a 10-0 victory in six innings over visiting Lawrence County in a District 8-AAA on Tuesday night. The Eaglettes (4-1, 4-1 8-AAA) hammered out 10 hits and didn't commit an error. Senior Alexis Larion belted a two-run home run over the left field fence to go along with a triple and double and four RBI's in three trips to the plate...
Champs fight back furiously, rally to 4-4 draw
The Cascade Champions fell behind visiting Cannon County on Tuesday early in the first half and could have laid down. But they didn't. The Champs erased a 2-0 halftime deficit and battled back to a 4-4 draw against the visiting Lions. Trailing 2-0 at halftime, Champion coach Zane Perry made a handful of adjustments and gave his team a pep talk that made an immediate impact on the game...
Champs finish sweep of Bobcats
PULASKI -- Make it a sweep for the Cascade Champions. The Champs (7-2, 2-0 12-AA) opened the 2015 district season with a 4-0 win over Giles County on Monday night and followed with another shutout performance in a 6-0 win over the Bobcats on Tuesday...
Vikes top Culleoka
CULLEOKA -- The Community Viking soccer team claimed a 5-1 win Tuesday at Culleoka. The Vikings got a pair of goals from Andrew Clausell, and one goal apiece from Alejandro Pompa, Erly Anica and Zach Greenwood. Pompa and Clausell also added a pair of assists, while Doh Probpan added one...
Viqueens lose lead late in loss
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens came from behind to take a fifth inning lead, but eight runs in the last two innings, aided by four Viqueen errors, gave the Eagleville Lady Eagles a 9-3 win in a District 9-A softball game Tuesday night. The Viqueens (3-5, 1-4 9A) threatened to score in both the first and third innings, but came up empty both times...
Feet race past Rebs after slow beginning
BELL BUCKLE -- Minus a few defensive breakdowns at the end of the game it was all positivity for The Webb School Feet as they easily defeated the visiting Franklin County Rebels 7-2 on Tuesday night. "Overall, the flow of the game was really positive and the boys didn't give up. It took awhile to get the first goal and the second goal, but they just kept working until they did," head coach Karla Vogt said...
Cascade girls burn CPA 18-0
NASHVILLE -- Just about everything went Cascade's way when the Lady Champs traveled to CPA on Tuesday night. The Lady Champs belted out 18 runs on 16 hits while senior pitcher Summer Carter tossed a one-hit gem in the shutout victory. The win marked Cascade's second District 12-AA win of the season, following the 4-1 win over Marshall County on Monday night...
Another split for SC tennis
COLUMBIA -- It was another split for the Shelbyville Central tennis squads on Tuesday afternoon at Columbia. The Eaglettes claimed a 7-0 win over the home team, while the Eagles suffered a 7-0 loss. Keely Smith, Sydney Cooper, Arin Harwell and Priscilla Morales each claimed an 8-3 singles victory over their Lady Lion opponents, while Madison Brown had the hardest-fought victory...
Eagles nip Rebs, stay in 8-AAA lead
WINCHESTER -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles claimed a 1-0 win over Franklin County to remain undefeated in District 8-AAA on Monday evening in Winchester. The Golden Eagles (5-2, 3-0 8-AAA) have now won five games in a roll. The lone run of the game came in the top of the fifth inning when Trevor Sanders ripped a two-out RBI single to score Colton Melson for what proved to be the game winning hit and run...
Another big 3rd lifts Champs
A year ago, it took the Cascade Champions a while to find their first District 12-AA win of the season. This year, the Champs took care of that in their first attempt. On Monday night, Cascade senior Sam Gardner delivered another gem on the mound and got quality run support throughout the lineup in the Champs' 4-0 win over the Giles Co. Bobcats (6-3-1, 0-1 12-AA)...
Cascade rallies 4-1 against Tigerettes
After falling behind 1-0 in the third inning to visiting Marshall County, Cascade rallied for four runs to knock of the Tigerettes, 4-1. Sarah Beth Thomas led off the inning with a walk and was followed by Shaina Schneider, who reached via error. Sydney Smith sacrificed both runners over on a 2-3 put out...
Vikings overcome injury bug, outscore Raiders
UNIONVILLE -- Three two-run doubles, mixed between 14 walks and three hit batsmen, powered the Community Vikings to a 14-4 win over the Moore County Raiders in a District 9-A contest Monday night. The Vikings (4-3, 1-2 9-A) were forced to alter their starting lineup right before the game as right fielder Brandon Mooneyham suffered a leg injury in warm-ups...
Eaglettes take big 8-AAA win on road at Franklin Co.
WINCHESTER -- Shelbyville Central scored early and often in a 10-1 win over host Franklin County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Monday night. The Eaglettes returned to the field after head coach Shawn DiGianfelice suddenly resigned last week. Assistant coach Sam Dye was named interim head coach for at least the rest of the season...
Viqueens falter in rough 3rd
HUNTLAND -- A five-run third inning was the Community Viqueens' undoing on Monday night at Huntland. After posting one run in each of the first three innings, the Viqueens surrendered five runs to the Lady Hornets in the bottom of the third. Community managed to get one back in the top of the fifth, but couldn't recapture the lead and suffered the one-run loss...
Eagles offense hot in DH sweep
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles claimed a pair of wins over visiting Cannon County in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. The Eagles (4-2) outscored their opponent 28-7 in the two games. "We really did a good job at the plate making adjustments we needed to make," Central coach Brad Frasier said. "We also took a lot of pitches of opposite field for base hits."...
Eaglettes slip past Blackman
The Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglette tennis team edged visiting Blackman in a thriller on Monday afternoon at H.V. Griffin Park. The Eaglettes were able to pick up enough singles matches and split doubles to claim a 4-3 win over the visiting Lady Blaze...
Community High School held a reception last Sunday afternoon for the Viqueen basketball team to honor its historic run to the Class A state tournament. (Submitted photo)
Champs cap week with big win
The Cascade Champions have had a busy week. In their fourth game in four days, Champion coach Brandon Bassham turned to junior righty Trent Sutton for the start on Thursday against the MTCS Cougars. Sutton gave the Champions (5-2) the start they needed on the mound before the bats exploded in a nine-run third inning...
Lady Champs edge Viqueens in classic
It was another classic between the Cascade Lady Champions and Community Viqueens. While both teams made key plays at clutch points on Thursday's rivalry game, it was the Cascade Lady Champions (2-0) who were able to finish and push a handful more runs across the plate in the 9-6 win...
Lions' late-game roar finishes off Vikings
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings led 6-4 after five innings, but five late runs, including three in the seventh inning, propelled the Cannon County Lions to a 9-6 victory over the Vikings in a non-district clash last night. Community (2-3) struck first, scoring a first inning run as Robby Gray, who led off with a double, scored on an RBI ground out by Darian Pride to jump out to a 1-0 lead...