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Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

High School Sports

Lipscomb signs Doak (02/11/16)
She will be remembered as one of the best soccer players to ever play at Shelbyville Central High School and the only player thus far to be named All-State. Senior Olivia Doak recently signed a letter of intent to continue her education, as well as her soccer career, at Lipscomb University in Nashville...
Seniors step up but Feet still fall (02/09/16)
FRANKLIN -- The Webb School got plenty of help from its senior stars, but struggled to fill the scoring column with the supporting cast on Saturday afternoon at BGA. Robert Windham and Deion Nickson combined for 48 points, but saw their team fall on the road, 70-59...
Vikings rally for huge 9A win (02/07/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings started slow but ended fast in defeating the Eagleville Eagles 64-40 Friday night in their final District 9A regular season game. Not only did the Vikings win on homecoming and Senior Night, but the victory gave Community sole possession of third place in the district standings...
Champions come through with district win at Page (02/07/16)
FRANKLIN -- A clutch effort down the stretch earned the Cascade Champions a 74-68 win in the District 12-AA finale on Friday night at Page. The win didn't come easy. Cascade (17-5, 5-5 12-AA) led by as many as 17 points, but saw the lead dwindle to just two points late in the fourth...
Eaglettes blast Lady Lions (02/07/16)
COLUMBIA -- Anytime you hold a team scoreless in a quarter and only allow four points in a half you've played outstanding defense. Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes excelled on the defensive end of the court in an 83-26 District 8AA road win on Friday night...
Viqueens win on Senior Night (02/07/16)
UNIONVILLE -- Even with the regular season District 9A championship wrapped up going into Friday night's district game against the Eagleville Lady Eagles, the Community Viqueens did not want to disappoint the home fans on homecoming and Senior Night...
Eagles fall to Columbia (02/07/16)
COLUMBIA -- After a close first quarter, Shelbyville Central came up on the short end of a 72-54 score on the road at Columbia in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday night. The Lions only led 20-16 at the end of the opening frame but outscored the Eagles 22-10 in the second stanza to hold a 42-26 advantage at halftime...
Page halts Lady Champs in 4th quarter (02/07/16)
FRANKLIN -- It was a disappointing finish to the District 12-AA schedule for the Cascade Lady Champions. Though Cascade made a strong push in the final minute, a sluggish effort through the majority of the game proved to be more than the Lady Champions could overcome in a 43-40 loss...
Third quarter slump dooms Feet (02/07/16)
NASHVILLE -- The Webb School fell 63-58 at Davidson Academy on Friday night. Webb led 31-27 at the half, but a lack of offensive production in the third quarter proved to be the team's undoing as Davidson Academy went on an 18-6 run. Trailing Davidson Academy 45-37, Webb couldn't fend off the home team down the stretch...
Cunningham signs with Mississippi college (02/05/16)
One of the most successful quarterbacks in recent history at Shelbyville Central signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play football and continue his education at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, Mississippi. Dual-threat quarterback Mason Cunningham was a three-and-a-half year starter for the Golden Eagles...
Gardner leads Champs again (02/05/16)
Spring Hill simply had no answer for Seth Gardner on Thursday night. The Champion junior scored eight etraight points to start the game and led all scorers with 19 points in the 73-27 blowout win. "Seth played well again. That's two games in a row. That's what we've been needing, for people to step up," said Champion coach Mike Edmondson...
Lady Champs finish strong after slow start (02/05/16)
Cascade coach Rece Chumley was plenty pleased with how his team was able to rally after a slow start on Thursday night. Having fallen behind visiting Spring Hill 12-7, the Lady Champions rallied for a huge 52-31 win over the Lady Raiders. "I told the girls in the locker room after the game this is one of the more complete games we've had. We started out slow, but then we kind of picked it up," Chumley said...
Big day for Bedford County seniors (02/04/16)
It was quite the signing day for Bedford County seniors. On Wednesday, Shelbyville Central seniors OJ Davis committed to the Naval Academy, Micheal Eddings to Coffeyville Junior College in Kansas, and Mason Cunningham to Northeast Mississippi Junior College. Olivia Doak also signed a letter to continue playing soccer at Lipscomb University...
Community 'family' joins Pride in special moment (02/04/16)
Honor. Courage. Commitment. The United States Naval Academy boasts those three words as one of its most important mottos. For four years, Community Viking senior Darian Pride has dazzled fans beneath the Friday night lights, been a force on the basketball courts, and a leader through the classroom hallways...
Central's Davis considers future when making pick (02/04/16)
Hard work, dedication and always doing the right thing are key components to be successful. Shelbyville Central senior Odarius (O.J.) Davis features each one of those traits, and that's why he signed a letter of intent to play football and continue his education at the United States Naval Academy...
Pride has big night, Vikings take 9A win (02/03/16)
FAYETTEVILLE -- Darian Pride almost single-handedly outscored the entire Fayetteville Tiger team as the Community Vikings used a stellar defensive effort to defeat the Tigers 53-38 in a District 9A game Tuesday night. Pride finished with 36 points, including a perfect 19-of-19 at the free throw line, as the Vikings played one of their most complete games of the season in the road win...
Viqueens overwhelm Lady Tigers (02/03/16)
FAYETTEVILLE -- There was no shortage of points for the Community Viqueens Tuesday night as the Viqueens wrapped up the District 9A regular season title with a 93-56 victory over the Fayetteville City Lady Tigers. The 93 points was a high-water mark offensively for the Viqueens this season as 13 Community players tallied points...
Eagles overcome slow start, stop Tullahoma (02/03/16)
TULLAHOMA -- After a slow start, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles claimed a 45-37 win over Tullahoma in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday night. The Eagles (9-11, 6-3 8-AAA) held a slim 8-7 advantage at the close of the first quarter, led 17-15 at halftime and were up 29-25 after three periods...
Holt, Hardy power Central to district win (02/03/16)
TULLAHOMA -- The Eaglette offense was clicking on all cylinders in a 86-41 victory at Tullahoma in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday evening. It was total domination as Shelbyville Central put 49 points on the board in the first half and then added 37 more in the second half to claim the 45-point win...
Champs rebound vs. Eagleville (02/02/16)
A night after falling to District 12-AA leader CPA, the Cascade Champions got a bounce back win against a surging Eagleville team that entered Saturday night's contest having won four of their last five games. While junior Seth Gardner scored a game-high 29 points, it was fellow junior Hayden Edmondson's efforts in the clutch that sealed the 70-66 win for the Champions...
Lady Champs struggle in loss to Eagleville (02/02/16)
The Cascade Lady Champions played well in spurts, but couldn't string together a full four quarters against Eagleville on Saturday night as part of the "Coaches vs. Cancer" night. The night benefits the Cascade Cafeteria Scholarship, which will go to a Cascade student either directly affected by cancer or to a student going into the medical field...
Viqueens clinch share of 9A title (01/31/16)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Viqueens went south, west, and north as they completed a road trip Friday night of three District 9A schools in a four-day span. The Viqueens made the best of their travels, winning their third game of the week and second in two nights by defeating the MTCS Lady Cougars 62-53 and clinching at least a tie for first place in the district standings...
Strong 4th wins it for Eaglettes on homecoming (01/31/16)
Shelbyville Central pulled away in the fourth quarter to claim an impressive 63-41 victory over Smyrna Friday night on homecoming. The game was close throughout the first three quarters until the Eaglettes (15-7) outscored the Lady Bulldogs 19-11 in the fourth quarter to seal the victory...
First-half run can't lift Vikes (01/31/16)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Vikings cut an MTCS Cougar lead to nine at halftime, but the Vikings could not get closer as the Cougars won 66-43 Friday night in a District 9A game. The Vikings (10-14, 5-5 9A), playing without leading scorer Darian Pride, had trouble getting into a flow in the first quarter...
CPA unstoppable against Champs (01/31/16)
NASHVILLE -- Cascade coach Mike Edmondson was pleased with his team's strategy on Friday night at CPA locking down the two top scorers. What he couldn't account for was the Lions' supporting cast coming through in the clutch, and then some. CPA (14-7, 7-0 12-AA) hit a staggering 14 three-pointers and coasted to the 78-46 win over the Champions...