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Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

High School Sports

Eagles kick off season; Powerful team confident, taking aim toward successful season (08/22/14)
To say that Shelbyville Central is excited for the start of the 2014 football season would be a huge understatement. The Golden Eagles open tonight at Marshall County fresh off a District 8-AAA championship and a run in the TSSAA State Playoffs last year...
Cascade tops Webb (08/22/14)
In their past two games, the Cascade Lady Champions have scored an eye-popping 17 goals while earning two shutout victories in the process. Their latest victim, Webb, came in a 7-0 victory on Thursday night. Webb simply had no answer for Cascade's Cassidy Carpenter, who found the back of the net five times against the Lady Feet...
Viqueens roll, 3-0 (08/22/14)
The Community Viqueens used an effective offense and a stingy defense in blanking the White House Heritage Lady Patriots 3-0 in a District 9A-AA soccer match Thursday night. The win was the second shutout of the week for the Viqueens in improving their overall record to 2-0 and 1-0 in district play...
Viqueens fall short (08/22/14)
NASHVILLE -- It was another close loss for the Community Viqueen volleyball squad on Thursday night, falling to Lancaster Christian 3-2. Lancaster Christian took control of the first set and raced out to a 25-9 Set 1 win. Community answered, though, and evened the score with a 25-23 Set 2 victory...
Champs aiming for strong start (08/21/14)
For the past two seasons, the Cascade Champions have owned the upper hand against the Watertown Purple Tigers. Two years ago, the Champs defeated Watertown 24-21 in the first road playoff victory in school history. Cascade followed with a 42-6 blowout win in their 2013 opener, taking a 2-0 advantage over the last three years...
Vikes, coach ready for action (08/21/14)
When the Community Vikings hit the field for the start of the 2014 football season at Sequatchie County Friday night, first-year coach Chris Grooms will be realizing a dream he's had for a long time. "I'm definitely excited about it. In fact, I've been dreaming about this day for a long time. Now dream becomes reality," Grooms said...
Eaglettes drop opener (08/20/14)
It wasn't the start of the season Shelbyville Central had hoped for after falling 3-1 to visiting Central Magnet School of Murfreesboro on Tuesday evening. The Eaglette defense allowed three goals in the first half before holding Central Magnet scoreless the second half...
Webb claims 10-stroke win over Community (08/20/14)
In Tuesday's dual-team match at River Bend Country Club, the Webb School Feet were able to best the Community Vikings by 10 strokes and claim a 188-198 team win. Eli Freeman carded the team-low for Webb, finishing his nine-hole round with a 42. Seth Miller followed for the Feet with a 47, while Phil D'Antonio finished two strokes back...
Viqueen soccer team wins (08/20/14)
LEBANON -- The Community Viqueens opened their 2014 soccer season at the Middle Tennessee Golden Eagles on Tuesday evening with a 2-0 win. The Viqueens got an offensive surge from Lexie Bennett, who netted both goals to help power Community to the win...
Viqueens drop 2 to start season (08/20/14)
COLUMBIA -- The Community Viqueens saw their second match of the 2014 season fall in three sets at Columbia Academy on Tuesday evening. Community, though the Viqueens made a respectable run at the Lady 'Bulldogs, the home team went on to claim a Set 1 win, 25-12...
Pencil City Jamboree a hit (08/17/14)
In the inaugural Pencil City Jamboree on Friday night, Bedford County football fans were delighted to a round-robin style jamboree featuring Shelbyville Central, Cascade, Community, Cannon County and Lincoln County High Schools. The teams played fully-simulated quarters and got a chance to take the field just one week before opening kickoffs...
Eagles take 2 from Vikings, Cannon Co. (08/17/14)
Shelbyville Central jumped out to an early lead then took the opportunity to showcase a lot of young talent as the Golden Eagles claimed a 14-6 victory over Cannon County in the final quarter of the Pencil City Jamboree. "One of the things we really wanted to concentrate on offense was our tempo. I wasn't happy in some of our earlier scrimmages with our tempo. We needed to be playing faster and I thought we did that tonight," Hardy said...
Champs tie with Lincoln County (08/17/14)
It may have been a tie on the scoreboard, but the Cascade Champions walked away from Friday night's scrimmage against Lincoln County feeling like they earned a "W". Although they played well overall, things didn't start so well for Cascade. The Falcons took the opening kickoff on their own 30-yard line and went on a 70-yard, 14-play scoring drive that ended with a one-yard dive into the end zone...
Vikings tame Lions, struggle vs. Eagles (08/17/14)
The Community Vikings got their first game-simulated situation under new head coach Chris Grooms on Friday night, playing one quarter against the Cannon County Lions and one against the hosting Shelbyville Central Golden Eagles. In the first quarter against the Lions, Community looked sharp on both sides of the ball...
Jamboree kicks off tonight (08/15/14)
High school football fans will have a chance to see three Bedford County teams on the same night. Shelbyville Central will host the inaugural Pencil City Jamboree tonight at 6:30. Cascade, Community and the Golden Eagles will be playing along with Lincoln County and Cannon County...
Champs down Eagles, Tigers in tri-match (08/15/14)
LEWISBURG -- In a non-district tri-match on Thursday afternoon at Saddle Creek Golf Club, the Cascade Champions blew past Shelbyville Central and Marshall County. Cascade carded the team low of 156 on the afternoon, followed by Marshall County's 167...
Vikes learn quickly; Coach pleased with team in scrimmage (08/14/14)
Community coach Chris Grooms hasn't had a lot of time to implement his new systems and work with his new team. Though he's been short on time this summer, he likes seeing his team's reaction to his system so far. On Wednesday evening, the Vikings got a chance to line up and simulate game-situations in a scrimmage against the Lancaster Christian Knights--providing both teams a chance to see where they are just over a week out from the Week 0 kickoffs...
SC hosts Pencil City Jamboree (08/13/14)
Local high school football fans will have a chance to see three Bedford County teams on the same night. Shelbyville Central will host the inaugural Pencil City Jamboree Friday this Friday night starting at 6:30. Cascade, Community and the Golden Eagles will be playing along with Lincoln County and Cannon County...
Champs look impressive; Offense, defense shine in three-way scrimmage action (08/13/14)
It may only have been a preseason scrimmage between Cascade, Gordonsville and Eagleville, but Cascade coach Jake Tyre likes what he sees from his squad with just a little over a week until opening kickoffs of the 2014 season. The Champs looked promising at times against both Eagleville and Gordonsville on Tuesday evening...
Cascade golfers claim victories (08/13/14)
ROCKVALE -- After being rained out at Blackberry Ridge on Monday evening, the Cascade golf teams followed up with a pair of wins from the boys and girls teams. For the boys, Tanner Burks was the match medalist, shooting a round-low 38 to lead the Champs to the win...
Eagles take 3rd in tri-match (08/13/14)
Shelbyville Central's golfers finished third in a three-team District 8-AAA golf match on Monday afternoon in Franklin County on Monday Shelbyville's Elliott Smith was medalist with a 37. Tullahoma (162) Bret Schimdt 40 Jack Uselton 40 Carson Bishop 40...
On course, then the rain came... (08/12/14)
Rain ended a nine-hole tri-match with Cascade, Community and Moore County at Blackberry Ridge on Monday. The Champions will be back in action this afternoon at Champions Run against Forrest and Eagleville. The Vikings return next Tuesday against Webb Feet at River Bend Country Club...
All-State LB plans to state his cause (08/10/14)
With the start of the high school football regular season just a few weeks away, a Shelbyville Central defensive player has already received an award. Senior linebacker Michael Imes was named to Murphy Fair's Preseason Class 5A all-state football team...
Eagleville golfers escape Vikings (08/08/14)
After falling to Cascade earlier this week, the Community Viking golf team rebounded with a solid effort on Thursday evening at River Bend Country Club against Eagleville in a dual-team match. Though Community placed four players into the 40's, the Eagles held strong and skimmed past the Purple and Gold 231-237...
Champs stop Vikes in season opener (08/06/14)
In their first match of the 2014 season, the Cascade Champions bested county rival Community by 40 strokes, claiming a dual-team match 157-197 on Tuesday afternoon at Blackberry Ridge. The Champions were led by 2013 state tournament participants Tyler Huff and Tanner Burks, who each carded a one-under Par 37...