High School Sports
Eaglette team camp schedule
Wednesday SCHS Main Gym: Cheatham vs. Trousdale (8 a.m.), Oakland vs. Clarkrange (9 a.m.), Hillsboro vs. Portland (10 a.m.), SCHS vs. Oakland (11 a.m.), Clarkrange vs. Hillsboro (12 p.m.), SCHS vs. Macon Co. (1 p.m.), Coffee Co. vs. Spring Hill (2 p.m.), Santa Fe vs. Hillsboro (3 p.m.), Cascade vs. Coffee Co. (4 p.m.)...
SCHS Basketball Camp schedule
Tuesday, June 2 Monroe Co. vs. Station Camp (8 a.m.), Clarkrange vs. Lawrence Co. (9 a.m.), SCHS vs. Smith Co. (10 a.m.), Centennial vs. Clarkrange (11 a.m.), Portland vs. Santa Fe (12 p.m.), Cane Ridge vs. Independence (1 p.m.), Livingston vs. Lawrence Co. (2 p.m.), SCHS vs. Centennial (3 p.m.), Coffee Co. vs. Smyrna (4 p.m.), Trousdale vs. Centennial (5 p.m.), Huntland vs. Spring Hill (6 p.m.), SCHS vs. Clarkrange (7 p.m.), Portland vs. Lincoln Co. (8 p.m.), Cascade vs. Smyrna (9 p.m.)...
Eagles named All-District
Shelbyville Central juniors Trevor Sanders (above) and Wesley Griggs were named All-District 8-AAA for their efforts this past season. Sanders posted a .358 batting average while Griggs hit .309. (T-G File Photos by Gary Johnson)
Campbells make their mark on track team
For the second year in a row, a pair of sisters who are members of Shelbyville Central's track team advanced to the TSSAA Spring Fling last week in Murfreesboro on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University. Recent graduate Clorissa Campbell finished 14th in the 800 meters while sophomore Kethlin Campbell placed seventh in the 400 meters and 12th in the 200 meters...
Cascade pitcher Carter will join Hart at Motlow
Cascade pitcher Summer Carter spent the first two years of her career as a Lady Champion pitching to catcher Heather Hart. Despite Hart having her career cut short due to back-to-back season-ending knee injuries, Carter will be joining Hart on the Motlow Lady Bucks' roster next season...
Effort to the end: Cascade's state run closes with 11-inning heartbreaker
MURFREESBORO -- Cascade's amazing postseason run ended in heartbreaking fashion Thursday as the Knoxville Catholic Fighting Irish edged the Champions 6-5 in an 11-inning winner's bracket final of the TSSAA Class 2A State Baseball Tournament at Blackman High School...
Victory puts Cascade one more win away from 2A title game
MURFREESBORO -- When the postseason began nearly three weeks ago, not many would have considered the No. 5 seeded Cascade Champions as much of a postseason threat. Those very same Champions (28-12) are now just one win away from a Class 2A state championship appearance...
Cascade scores first state tournament win behind Gardner
MURFREESBORO -- Cascade ace Sam Gardner probably could have called it a night after six innings of shutout baseball against Lexington (23-15) in the opening round of the Class 2A state tournament on Tuesday evening -- but he didn't. Facing a high pitch count, Gardner returned to the mound in the top of the seventh and finished the Champions' 2-0 win over the Tigers...
STATE BOUND: Gardner's amazing night propels Champs' sectional win
It was a night and a postseason for the ages. Two weeks ago, the Cascade Champions played their first game in the postseason, starting as the number five seed in the District 12-AA Tournament. After the dust had settled two weeks later, the Champions are headed to the TSSAA Class 2A State Tournament...
REGION CHAMPS; Cascade trounces CPA, will host substate
NASHVILLE -- The Cascade Champions have known for a while they have a special team. Now some of the top talent in the state is getting the message as well. In Wednesday's Region 6-AA title game, the Cascade Champions (25-12) avenged a 7-1 District 12-AA championship loss from a week ago and claimed the school's first title since moving up to Class 2A with a 7-2 win over the CPA Lions (27-10)...
Gardner's effort lifts Champs; Win sends Cascade into region rematch with CPA
CUNNINGHAM -- Brandon Bassham knew his team was special coming into the 2015 postseason. Now the Champions are just two games away from making it a really special year. "We'd love to win Wednesday and play at home on Friday, but this at least assures us a Friday and gives us a chance to be seven innings from really making this a special year. It's already been a great ride. I told them lets take it from a good year to a really great and special year," he said...
Viqueens' ride comes to end at East Robertson
CROSS PLAINS -- After a successful run late in the regular season and postseason, the Community Viqueens' season ended in a tough way Monday night as they dropped a 2-1 heartbreaker to the East Robertson Lady Indians in the Region 5-A Tournament. The Viqueens (13-13) struggled all night to score, but got out of several jams to keep the game close...
Cinderella runs continue for Viqueens, Champs
At the beginning of the 2015 baseball and softball seasons, not a lot of people would have given much credit to the Community Viqueens and Cascade Champions advancing to region play after a stellar district tournament showing. Community qualified for a Region 5-A berth after defeating the Moore County Raiderettes, 4-2, in the consolation finals of the District 9-A tournament last week...
Eagles close season
Shelbyville Central's soccer team fell 5-3 to host Coffee County in the District 8-AAA Tournament to end their season Wednesday. Coffee County scored four first-half goals and the Eagles (11-7-1) just couldn't catch up despite Ismael Hernandez scoring three goal for a hat-trick...
Liberty blasts Bulldogs
The Liberty Patriots coasted off a big third inning to defeat Cornersville on Sunday afternoon. Mason Landers kept the Bulldog bases tied up as Cornersville was unable to break through at the plate and went hitless in the 7-0 loss to Liberty. Liberty broke the game open in the third, highlighted by Grayson Tramel's three-run homer to center field...
Loss doesn't end Viqueens' ride; Region game ahead after consolation win
UNIONVILLE -- During the 2015 season opener, the Moore County Raiderettes rocked the Community Viqueens on their home field for an 11-0 loss. But that was then, this is now. Community rallied in the consolation finals of the District 9-A tournament on Wednesday and advanced to the championship game against Forrest with a 4-2 win over the Raiderettes...
Central holds Lady Raiders to lone run, but hitters can't reach home
COLUMBIA -- Shelbyville Central's season came to an end after suffering a tough 1-0 loss to Coffee County in the District 8-AAA Tournament on Wednesday evening. The Eaglettes (17-12) fell on hard times late in the season, losing four of their last six games...
REFUSE TO LOSE: Viqueens advance again in 9-A
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens were not ready for their season to end Tuesday night as they pounded out 16 hits in defeating the Fayetteville Lady Tigers 11-1 in an elimination game of the District 9-A Tournament. "They refuse to lose," Coach Cam Farrell of the Viqueens said. "They said they're tired of not being a part of the final play and they want to be a part of it."...
Key hits elude Eaglettes in loss
COLUMBIA -- Shelbyville Central couldn't get timely hits and left nine runners on base in a 3-2 extra-inning loss to Tullahoma in the District 8-AAA Tournament on Tuesday evening. Tullahoma remains the lone undefeated team in the tournament and moves on to the championship game tonight in Columbia. Shelbyville Central and Coffee County square off in the opening game at 5 with the winner advancing to face Tullahoma at 7...
CPA coasts off early momentum, downs Cascade
NASHVILLE -- In the District 12-AA title game, the CPA Lions jumped No. 5 seed Cascade early and never let up in the 7-1 win. From the first inning, the Lions took an early control and never let go of the momentum. "Any time you play for a gold trophy, you hope you can bring your A-game and your emotion. All three times we've played them they've come out early and kind of smacked us in the mouth," said Cascade coach Brandon Bassham...
Lady Champs can't overcome errors
SPRING HILL -- The Cascade Lady Champion suffered a disappointing end to the 2015 season on Tueday evening at Spring Hill. Despite scoring the game's first run, Cascade committed a crushing six errors in the field that allowed the Lady Raiders to coast to the 9-5 win over the Lady Champions...
One run sends Champs to 12-AA title showdown
SPRING HILL -- On Friday night against Spring Hill, senior Sam Gardner carried the team through seven innings before turning the ball over to fellow senior Chandler Monajjem to close out the game in relief work. On Monday night, Gardner picked up Monajjem and preserved his one-run lead for the victory over Marshall County, sending Cascade (23-11) to the District 12-AA title game on Tuesday evening at CPA...
Eagles hang on to defeat Falcons
After 70 minutes of play that included two 10-minute overtime periods and two five-minute sudden death periods, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles avoided elimination and advanced in the District 8-AAA Tournament on Monday evening in a home match against Lincoln County...
Viqueens roll past Huntland
UNIONVILLE -- The No. 5 seed Community Viqueens didn't have the best offensive night on Monday night in the consolation bracket of the District 9-A tournament. But they didn't need much offense to manufacture a 5-0 win over Huntland. The Viqueens managed just one hit against Lady Hornet starter Tara Cates, but still was able to put runners on and push five runs across the plate...