High School Sports
Eagles fall short in home opener
A valiant comeback effort fell a little short in Shelbyville Central's 52-50 loss to visiting Stewarts Creek in the season home opener Monday evening. Senior David Parsons canned a 3-pointer with 1:16 left to play to cut the lead to 48-47, then stepped up to the free throw line in the closing seconds and hit the first before intentionally missing the second...
Errors hurt Eaglettes in loss
A combination of turnovers and missed layoffs proved to be costly in the Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes' 40-33 loss to Stewarts Creek in the home opener Monday night. The Eaglettes (1-2) committed 26 turnovers and missed a number of layups. "We did a lot of good things to only give up 40 points after turning the ball over that many times but we've got to do a much better job of taking care of the basketball," Central coach Kevin Thomas said...
Eaglettes make a few changes
As the regular basketball season begins, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes look to be a contender in District 8-AAA. The Eaglettes play in their home opener on Monday night against talented Stewarts Creek at 6. All the hard work in the offseason and preparation over the past few weeks well be tested as the team seeks to improves as the season progresses with hopes of peaking by tournament time...
Eagles small, quick and in shape
It's the time of year Shelbyville Central Golden Eagle head basketball coach Stan Eggleston longs for -- basketball season. The Golden Eagles host Stewarts Creek in their season home opener on Monday night. "As the end of the football season nears, if you're a sports fan, you always shift that attention to basketball. I'm excited about this season for our team and I know our players are as well," Eggleston said...
Slow quarter hurts Lady Champs
LYNCHBURG -- A sluggish second quarter on the offensive end of the floor was more than Cascade could overcome in a last-minute scheduled game on Saturday morning at Moore County. Though Cascade hung tough with the Raiderettes through the remainder of the game, the second quarter disparity was more than the Lady Champions could overcome in a 71-56 loss...
Eagles pin Pioneers
Shelbyville Central earned a 48-36 win over visiting Warren County on Thursday afternoon in an exhibition match to open the 2015 season. In the seven individual matches the Eagles were able to win, each Golden Eagle claimed the victory via pin against their respective Pioneer opponent...
Central drops 2 at Cookeville
COOKEVILLE -- Shelbyville Central dropped a pair of Hall of Fame games at Cookeville on Thursday evening with the Eaglettes falling 43-31 while the Eagles fell behind early and could never recover in a 82-36 loss. Kyleigh Hardy paced the Eaglettes with 11 tallies, including six points in the fourth stanza...
Pierce's 19 lead Viqueens past Franklin Co.
WINCHESTER -- The Community Viqueens improved to 2-0 on the season on Thursday afternoon, defeating Warren County at Franklin County in a Hall of Fame game, 52-36. Community placed eight players in the scoring column, but was spurred on by senior guard Sarah Pierce, who led all scorers with 19 points...
Champs get by Feet on last-minute effort
BELL BUCKLE -- The Webb School led backyard rival Cascade 49-45 with just over a minute left in Tuesday's 2015 season opener. When his team needed him most, Hayden Edmondson came up with a steal, made a clutch layup, and drew the foul to put the Champions up by one point...
Pride's 25 starts Vikes off with win
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings started the 2015-16 season on a positive note by defeating the Richard Hardy Hawks 70-59 in a Hall of Champions' game Tuesday night. Darian Pride scored 25 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter, as the Vikings pulled away for the victory...
Viqueens cruise to win
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens wasted little time asserting themselves in a dominant way to start the 2015-16 season as they defeated the Richard Hardy Lady Hawks 72-41 in a Hall of Champions' game Tuesday night. The Viqueens were clicking on all cylinders in the first quarter with strong shooting both on the outside and inside...
Champions boast solid starters
By now, Mike Edmondson's Cascade Champions are used to playing "up" in classification. For the past two seasons, Cascade has spent the entire basketball season earning respect among some of the best basketball competition in the mid-state. And the results have been nothing short of impressive...
New direction for Lady Champs
When former Cascade Lady Champion coach Chad Spencer handed over his whistle, the Cascade administration wanted a seasoned veteran to head up the program. The administration has turned to 18-year coaching veteran Rece Chumley to lead up the Lady Champion program...
Viqueens: Primed and ready
Last season, the Community Viqueens went further than any girls' basketball team in school history had gone. After a District 9-A championship and Region 5-A runner-up finish, the Viqueens punched their ticket to the Class A state tournament with a sectional win on the road over Perry County...
Momemtum on Vikings' side
The Community Vikings struggled during the 2014-15 basketball season, but found success in the postseason by defeating second-seed Middle Tennessee Christian in the opening round of the District 9-A tournament to advance to the Region 5-A tournament...
Lights out for Eagles: Hendersonville wins playoff clash
HENDERSONVILLE -- After the start of Shelbyville Central's state playoff game at Hendersonville was delayed for an hour with no light on the visitors' side due to a blown transformer, it didn't get much brighter for the Golden Eagles when the lights came back on...
Feet fall in second half
FAYETTEVILLE -- After playing host Riverside Christian even in the first half, the Webb School couldn't muster up enough offense to keep in contention in the second half in the MTAC Bowl on Friday night and fell 50-28. The first quarter was the textbook definition of an offensive shootout...
No. 2 Hendersonville is formidable foe for Shelbyville tonight
For the third-straight year, Shelbyville Central will play in the TSSAA Football State Playoffs. The Golden Eagles (Region 5-5A No. 3 seed) travel to face Hendersonville (Region 5-6A No. 2 seed), ranked No. 2 statewide in Class 5A, tonight at 7. Advancing to the state playoffs is a goal of the Eagles and it's an award for all the hard work the team has put in throughout the season...
Eagles bound for playoffs as Rebs put up little fight
WINCHESTER --- For the third straight year and sixth in the past seven, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles have advanced to the TSSAA State Playoffs. The Eagles rolled past Franklin County 42-14 in a Region 5-5A matchup on the road Friday night to close out the regular season...
Vikings lead in second half before Eagleville takes over
EAGLEVILLE -- Missed opportunities, untimely penalties, and bad breaks were costly for the Community Vikings as they fell 36-22 to the Eagleville Eagles in a region contest Friday night. The Vikings (4-6, 2-5 Region 4-AA) led at halftime and were ahead for most of the third quarter before a tough fourth period dashed the team's playoff hopes...
Fumbles take major toll on Cascade in season finale
It was a tough way to end what's been a trying year. On Friday, the Cascade Champions (3-7, 2-5 4-AA) saw their season come to a close with a 42-20 loss to East Robertson on senior night. Cascade struggled with turnovers throughout the game against the Indians...
Feet fight back for playoff victory
HENDERSONVILLE -- After falling behind 18-0 after the opening quarter at Hendersonville Christian, the Webb School pitched a second-half shutout and rallied for a 33-30 victory in the first round of the MTAC Division II playoffs on Friday night. Early on, it was rough goings for the Feet...
Eaglette Shoot-A-Thon scheduled Tuesday
Shelbyville Central's girls basketball team is holding the 2015 Free Throw Shoot-A-Thon at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Fans are invited to meet the players and enjoy free barbecue. Season tickets for Central's home basketball games will be on sale.
Eagles must win to keep postseason hopes alive
To say a lot is on the line when Shelbyville Central travels to Franklin County in a Region 5-5A matchup this evening in the final game of the season would be a huge understatement. There are a number of playoff scenarios that remain in the region, one being a Golden Eagle win and a loss by either La Vergne or Lincoln County will assure a playoff berth for Shelbyville Central...
Champs want to send seniors off with final win
The Cascade Champions are nearing the end of a long, battle-tested road in the 2015 season. Though the Champions are out of contention for postseason play, Coach Jake Tyre says his team may be playing for something even more important on senior night...