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Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

High School Sports

Eagles, Wildcats clash with championship on the line (10/31/14)
It's Halloween night and Shelbyville Central will be looking for plenty of treats with no tricks when the Golden Eagles entertain Lawrence County with the District 8-AAA championship up for grabs tonight at Eagle Stadium on senior night. Defending district champion Shelbyville Central (7-2, 5-0 8-AAA) enters the game with a five-game winning streak and undefeated in district play while the Wildcats (7-2, 4-1 8-AAA) have won seven games in a row, with their lone district loss to Columbia in a 12-8 defeat in their opening game of the season.. ...
Vikes' final goal: Stop Eagleville (10/30/14)
The Community Vikings have one more shot to play spoiler in the 2014 schedule on Friday night at Eagleville. In the 2014 finale, the Vikings will hope to right the sails and cause some chaos in the final week of District 9-A play. The Vikings have struggled to find their offensive rhythm this year, managing just over nine points per game over the last three weeks...
No. 1 CPA challenges Champs on senior night (10/30/14)
The Cascade Champions have a tough task on senior night Friday. The top-ranked CPA Lions (9-0, 4-0 12-AA) are slated to invade the Stable to finish out the final week of the 2014 regular season. Approaching Friday night, Champion coach Jake Tyre says his team is going into it with the mindset it's just another game on the schedule...
Former Eaglettes return for alumni game, reunion (10/30/14)
Some of the best and most successful players to ever wear an Eaglette basketball uniform will return to the court when Shelbyville Central hosts the Eaglette Alumni Game and Reunion on Saturday. Former players, managers and coaches will be on hand and recognized at 6 p.m. followed by a five-on-five alumni game featuring some of the greatest players ever to take the floor for the Eaglettes...
Parker's first catch wins game for Champs (10/26/14)
Junior Brady Parker hadn't caught a pass all season--until Friday night. But the one catch he made on Friday night might be the biggest catch anyone in a Champion uniform has made all year. On fourth and long with 1:28 to go, the Champions (4-5) were trailing the Jo Byrns Red Devils (3-6), 12-7...
Early offensive eruption brings Eagles closer to title (10/26/14)
MANCHESTER -- Shelbyville Central scored quick and often in a 48-12 win over host Coffee County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday night. The Eagles (7-2, 5-0 8-AAA) took an early 21-0 lead in the first quarter and had four scoring drives in the game that were five plays or less, including three that were two plays or less...
Scoring binges give Hornets all they need to stop Vikes (10/26/14)
UNIONVILLE -- Two major scoring spurts by the Huntland Hornets, spanning less than 10 minutes on the clock, provided the firepower they needed in a 45-7 win over the Community Vikings in a District 9-A football contest Friday night. A nightmarish first eight minutes, which saw the Hornets grab a 21-0 lead before the Vikings could gain their first possession, put Community in a hole early...
Duo leads as Feet romp to easy win (10/26/14)
There wasn't a whole lot that didn't go in Webb School's favor Friday night against St. Andrews-Sewanee. In virtually every facet of the game, the Feet pummeled SAS 48-0. Led by Jack Anderson and Brandon Richardson, Webb dominated on the ground. The Feet raced out to an 18-0 lead after one quarter of play, with Richardson scoring twice in the opening frame on runs of 1 and 80 yards...
Eagles inch closer to 8-AAA title (10/24/14)
Shelbyville Central's bid to defend its District 8-AAA championship comes down to the final two games of the regular season and that starts tonight when the Golden Eagles travel to face the much improved Coffee County Red Raiders. The Eagles (6-2, 4-0 8-AAA) sit atop the district standings as the only unbeaten team...
Champions must win to reach playoffs (10/23/14)
It's been nearly a month since the Cascade Champions claimed their last victory. With just two weeks left in the 2014 season, the Champions need to knock off the Jo Byrns Red Devils on Friday night in order to keep their playoff chances alive. "It's huge for playoffs and for the kids' morale. If we win Friday it puts us in a position to make the playoffs," said Champion coach Jake Tyre...
Vikings plan to get offensive Friday night (10/23/14)
The Community Vikings will be looking to have their offense on the field early and often Friday night as they entertain the Huntland Hornets in a District 9-A clash. The Vikings (0-8, 0-4 9A) were stifled in the first half against Moore County last Friday as the Raiders controlled time of possession, leaving the Community offense on the sidelines for most of the half...
Lady Stars outshine Eaglettes (10/22/14)
Earlier this season, the Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes dealt the Siegel Lady Stars a 3-1 defeat. On Tuesday night, Siegel evened the score and ended the Eaglettes' season with a 3-0 victory in the first round of the Region 4-AAA tournament. "Only one team ends with victory. It was a quality team in Siegel. We played great for 60 minutes and then came up a little short in the 60th minute with the shot," said Eaglette coach Neal Gordon...
Eagle freshmen outlast Columbia in Lions Bowl (10/22/14)
TULLAHOMA -- In what was believed to be the longest game in the history of the event, Shelbyville Central's freshman held on to claim a 45-38 victory over Columbia in the 49th annual Semmes-McKenzie Lions Bowl played on Tuesday night. The game lasted over two and a half hours and was just one-point shy of the record for total points scored...
Eagles win OT thriller (10/19/14)
The best way to close out a successful homecoming week is to pick up a huge win on the field Friday night. It didn't come easy, but Shelbyville Central outlasted Columbia Central 49-48 in overtime in a huge District 8-AAA matchup at Eagle Stadium. Shelbyville Central junior running back Michael Eddings was unstoppable, rushing for 358 yards on 24 attempts (14.9 yards a carry) and four touchdowns...
Two bad quarters equal 1 loss (10/19/14)
FRANKLIN -- Champion coach Jake Tyre was happy with how his team started each of the first and second halves at Page on Friday night. But his team ran into a slew of problems in the second and fourth quarters and ultimately dropped another district loss to the Patriots, 42-13...
Slow start hurts Vikes in loss (10/19/14)
LYNCHBURG -- Long Moore County drives limited the Community Vikings' chances on Friday as they fell 33-14. The Raiders quickly took advantage of the opening kickoff, taking the ball down the field in three minutes thanks to a short run by Austin Henshaw...
Feet pour on points in year's second win (10/19/14)
FAYETTEVILLE -- A strong first half gave the Webb School its second win of the season on Friday night, beating Riverside Christian Academy 54-20. Led by Jack Anderson and Brandon Richardson, who combined for nearly 350 yards and five touchdowns on the ground, the Feet rolled after a strong showing in the first half...
Shelbyville repeats district title, will host first round of region (10/17/14)
TULLAHOMA -- Three-Peat! Three-Peat! That was the chant of the Shelbyville Central faithful after the Golden Eaglettes claimed a 3-2 double overtime victory over Tullahoma in the District 8-AAA Tournament championship on Thursday night. The win was the third straight district championship for the Eaglettes (12-6-2) and the fourth in the past five years...
Eagles, Lions collide for homecoming (10/17/14)
It's Homecoming tonight when District 8-AAA leading Shelbyville Central faces Columbia in a key district matchup at Eagle Stadium. The Eagles (5-2, 3-0 8-AAA) sit atop and are the only undefeated team in the district and enter the game winning five of their last six games, including three in a row after rolling past Lincoln County 30-14 last week...
Vikes trying for 2nd straight vs. MC (10/16/14)
With the season beginning to wind down, the Community Vikings (0-7, 0-3 9-A) are still searching for their first win. Similar to last year, the Vikings were in need of a win with a trip to Lynchburg to face the Moore County Raiders. On Friday night, the teams will meet once again, with both hungry for a big district win...
Rested Champs are healthy again (10/16/14)
After falling to Marshall County, 50-19, two weeks ago, the Cascade Champions were tired, battered and bruised. Coming at a prime time in the schedule, last week's bye week for the Champions (3-4, 0-3 12-AA) was just what the doctor ordered, according to head coach Jake Tyre...
Doak's hat trick wins it (10/16/14)
It was cool and misty but that didn't slow down Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes in a 3-0 win over visiting Franklin County in the semifinals of the District 8-AAA Tournament on Wednesday night. The win put the Eaglettes in the championship tonight at Tullahoma and also give them a berth in the region tournament next week...
Eaglettes open district with big win (10/14/14)
Second-seed Shelbyville Central cruised to an 8-1 victory over visiting Lawrence County in the opening round of the District 8AAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon. Weather permitting, the Eaglettes (10-6-2) entertain Franklin County tonight at 7. On Saturday Shelbyville was in total control from the start, scoring quick and often...
Slow start, fast finish in Eagle win (10/12/14)
After a slow start, Shelbyville Central closed out Friday's game with 27 unanswered points in a 30-17 District 8-AAA win in "The Pit" at Lincoln County. The Golden Eagles (5-2, 3-0 8-AAA) remain unbeaten in the district and atop the district standings with three games remaining in the regular season...
Forrest runners, Viking injuries add up in loss (10/12/14)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Community Vikings just weren't able to slow down the potent Forrest run game on Friday night. Led by Zach McClendon's 169-yard effort, the Rockets rolled to a 34-7 win over the Purple and Gold. All night long, the Vikings struggled to slow down the high-powered Rocket run game...