High School Sports
Central track teams start state meet
Shelbyville Central will be well represented at the TSSAA Spring Fling as a number of members of the Golden Eaglette and Eagle track teams will compete at the Dean A. Hayes Track & Soccer Stadium on the campus of MTSU. Sophomore Clorissa Campbell will run in the 800 meter dash, Lexi Haan competes in the discus, Ryan Carden tests his speed in the 400 meter dash while the relay team of Jaylon Thompson, Tunde Onakoya, Marquis Lyons and Marquis Morton will race in the 4 x 200 and 4 x 400 relays...
Soccer success sends Crabtree to Milligan
All the years of hard work on the soccer field has paid off for recent Shelbyville Central graduate and Golden Eagle goalie Michael Crabtree, who has decided to continue his education as well as his soccer career at Milligan College. Milligan is a nationally recognized Christian liberal arts college located in Northeast Tennessee and is a member of the Appalachian Athletic Conference...
Dugan signs Bethel tennis scholarship
Finishing up high school can be a bit of a daunting task--especially if you're going on to college. There's graduation, admissions, SAT scores, buying up dorm room supplies, and the list goes on and on. Throw in signing a letter of intent to play a collegiate sport, and it can be a bit overwhelming...
More than teammates; Eagle seniors become friends through baseball
Thirteen years. Fourteen seasons. Six hundred games. The Shelbyville Central High School senior baseball players have shared the diamond for as long as they can remember. From the time they were 6-year-olds hitting off a tee all the way through their final year of high school ball, they have been teammates...
Final 3 singles, doubles players defeated in region semifinals
MURFREESBORO -- After blazing through the regular season and District 8-AAA tournament, the three remaining members of the Shelbyville Central tennis team saw their season come to a close on Monday morning. After winning the individual District 8-AAA tournament, singles champion Jonathan Smotherman and doubles champs Tyler Merlo and Carson Clanton struggled to pick up needed wins against the Siegel Stars in the semifinal round of the regional tennis tournament...
Feet knock off DCA
The Webb School (10-5-2) picked up a key win on Wednesday afternoon at DCA to keep its season alive, earning a 3-0 shutout win. Insub Chung powered the Feet offense, banking a pair of goals, while Dapo Omitowoju added a third insurance goal. Keeper Ben Morris recorded the shutout win in goal for the Feet...
Golden Eaglettes bring home District 8-AAA crown
TULLAHOMA -- For the first time in school history, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes are the District 8-AAA softball champions. The Eaglettes claimed the title after defeating Tullahoma 7-5 Saturday afternoon. Tullahoma defeated top-seed Lincoln County earlier Saturday in the consolation bracket finals to advance to the title game...
Dream's sudden end; Riverdale KOs Eaglettes in region semis
Shelbyville Central's history making season came to an end with an 11-6 loss to a perennial powerhouse team in Riverdale during the Region 4-AAA semifinals on Monday night. "We've had a great year and I'm very proud of this team with how they've grown and what they have been able to accomplish," Eaglette coach Shawn DiGianfelice said...
Lady Champs honored
Members of the Cascade Lady Champion softball team who earned District 9-A recognition for their efforts during the 2013 season are (from left) Heather Hart (Honorable Mention), Alyssa Hoover (Honorable Mention), Summer Carter (All-District), and Kelsey Parker (All-District). (Photo by Anthony Puca)
BREAKING: Eaglettes win district softball title
Shelbyville's Eaglettes defeated Tullahoma 7-5 to win the District 8-AAA Tournament championship Saturday afternoon.
CHAMPIONSHIP BOUND; Explosive start propels Eaglettes past LC
TULLAHOMA -- Championship bound! Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes rolled to an impressive 17-2 victory over top seed Lincoln County in the winner's bracket finals of the District 8-AAA Tournament on Thursday. It's the third straight win over the Lady Falcons as the Eaglettes won the two regular season matchups as well...
One run ends Lady Champs' hopes
HUNTLAND -- So, so close. The Cascade Lady Champions came so close to knocking off the Moore County Raiderettes in the District 9-A tournament and advancing to region play. After driving in three runs in a do-or-die seventh inning, Cascade saw its season come to a close when the Raiderettes scored two in the bottom of the seventh for the final margin of victory, 4-3...
Road ends for SCHS tennis in region meet
MURFREESBORO -- In a match that was much closer than the final score indicated, the Shelbyville Central Eagles saw team competition draw to a close in the region championship on Thursday afternoon at Siegel. Despite contested matches throughout the day, Siegel went on to claim a 5-0 sweep to keep its season alive...
Vikes overcome errors, knock out Champs
CHAPEL HILL -- Cascade entered Wednesday's District 9-A elimination game with a clear goal: get an early lead and ride the momentum to Wednesday's nightcap for a rematch with the Forrest Rockets. Having taken advantage of five second-inning errors by the Community Vikings, everything appeared to be going to plan...
Eagle netters make it 2 straight
Make it two-straight for Shelbyville. The Shelbyville Central Golden' Eagle tennis team knocked off Columbia in team competition on Wednesday afternoon for the District 8-AAA championship for the second year in a row. The Eagles picked up the impressive two-peat with a 4-1 victory in team action on Wednesday afternoon to claim the crown...
Vikings dig deep, but can't finish off Rockets
CHAPEL HILL -- Having closed down the final 4 1/3 innings against the Cascade Champions, Viking starter Quinn Frost went to coach Robbie Davis, wanting the ball for the start in game two on Wednesday night. "Quinn came to me and said give me the ball and let me go as far as I can go," Davis said...
Lady Champs survive, boot Huntland from 9-A
HUNTLAND -- In a game with a combined 18 strikeouts and 10 walks, Cascade's Lady Champions claimed a 5-0 victory over host Huntland in an elimination game of the District 9-A tournament on Wednesday night. Starting pitcher Summer Carter and relief left-hander Allie Stacey combined for a no-hitter with Carter fanning seven with four base-on-balls in five innings of work while Stacey closed out the final to inning with one strikeout and three walks...
Cascade rebounds for consolation win
HUNTLAND -- The Cascade Lady Champions picked up a big rebound win in the consolation bracket of the District 9-A Softball tournament on Tuesday night. The Lady Champs notched a 15-5 win over arch-rival Community, ending the Viqueens' season while keeping their own alive...
Tullahoma nips Central, ends season
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagle soccer team fell 1-0 to top seed Tullahoma in the District 8-AAA Tournament to close out the season on Tuesday night. The Golden Eagles (7-10-2) just couldn't find a way to put the ball in the back of the net. "We really played with a lot of pride and played really hard," Central coach Neal Gordon said. "I can't question our effort. We just had one defensive breakdown that led to the only goal scored in the game."...
Paschal pitches Vikes past Hornets in 9-A; Community's bats come alive in elimination round
CHAPEL HILL -- Taylor Paschal gave the Community Vikings just what they need from the mound with a masterful four hitter and his offense pounded out 11 hits to defeat Huntland 9-2 to keep their season alive on Tuesday night in the District 9-A tournament...
Errors cost Eagles as season ends
A number of costly errors proved to be more than Shelbyville Central could overcome as the Golden Eagles ended their season with a 6-5 loss to visiting Franklin County in the District 8-AAA Tournament on Tuesday evening. Shelbyville (10-20) committed five errors, including two in the opening frame, allowing the winners to score three runs in the first inning, which proved to be the difference in the game...
Rockets halt Champion rally
CHAPEL HILL -- Trailing the Forrest Rockets 3-1 in the top of the seventh, Blake Floyd settled in at the plate with runners on second and third and hoped to connect for his third hit of the night to potentially put Cascade in a position to rally for a key win in the District 9-A baseball tournament...
Page stops Vikes in OT
FRANKLIN -- The Community Vikings soccer squad saw its season come to a close on Tuesday night with a 2-0 loss to Page in the District 11 A/AA tournament. Community goal keeper Jesse Cooper kept the Vikings in contention with a whopping 17 saves, but the offense just couldn't find the back of the net...
Due to a technical error, the Cascade and Community high school softball game from Tuesday night will appear in the Thursday sports section of the Times-Gazette.
Forrest chips away, sneaks by Cascade
HUNTLAND -- If the Cascade Lady Champions learned one thing against Forrest on Monday night in the second round of the District 9-A tournament, it's the fact that no lead is ever safe enough against the Lady Rockets. For the better part of the nearly three-hour marathon of a game, Cascade would score, and Forrest would answer...