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Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

High School Sports

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...
Eagles travel to 'The Pit' tonight (10/10/14)
Any time you venture into "The Pit", you can expect a tough, hard-fought battle. Such is the case tonight for District 8-AAA leading Shelbyville Central when they travel to Fayetteville to face Lincoln County in a key district showdown. Shelbyville (4-2, 2-0 8-AAA) enters tonight's game after a 47-29 district win over the Class 6A Franklin County Rebels last week, while Lincoln County (2-5, 1-2 8-AAA) fell 20-14 at Lawrence County in overtime...
Eaglettes' leadership shown appreciation on special night (10/10/14)
Senior Night is always a special evening but it's even more special with a win. Shelbyville Central's five seniors were honored before the game. The Eaglettes capped of the night with a 8-1 victory over Columbia Academy on Thursday. Corissa Campbell, Gabby Jackson, Alexis Larion, Ashlee Sutton and Hailey Puckett have provided great leadership to this team as seniors and all of their hard work hasn't gone unnoticed...
Vikes after some momentum (10/09/14)
After coming off a bye week, the Community Vikings are hoping to gain momentum down the stretch as they travel to Forrest Friday night in a District 9-A football contest. The game will mark the first of four straight district games for the Vikings (0-6, 0-2 9A)...
Rebelettes hand Cascade 2-0 loss (10/08/14)
The Franklin County Rebelettes spoiled senior night for the Cascade Lady Champions on Thursday with a 2-0 win. A pair of goals by Franklin County juniors Cheyenne Christian and Summer Stines proved to be enough to lift the visitors to the win. After a scoreless first half, Stines broke through with 26:15 left in regulation, with Christian adding the insurance goal barely 30 seconds later...
Eaglettes, Oakland battle to 1-1 draw (10/08/14)
MURFREESBORO -- Shelbyville Central played to 1-1 tie in a soccer match at Oakland on Tuesday night. Olivia Doak stole the ball and scored in the first half, then Oakland was able to even the score in the second. "We played well against a very good Oakland team," Central coach Neal Gordon said...
Rough year for Viqueens is over (10/08/14)
EAGLEVILLE -- The Community Viqueens wrapped up a tough 2014 season on Tuesday evening with a 3-0 loss to MTCS in the first round of the District 9-A tournament. The Lady Cougars took control of the match, claiming a 25-10 Set 1 win and followed with 25-16 Set 2 win...
Eddings has career night in Eagle win (10/05/14)
Talented junior running back Michael Eddings rushed for a career high 219 yards on 29 carries and scored five touchdowns in Shelbyville Central's 47-29 victory over Franklin County in a District 8-AAA match up on Friday night at Eagle Stadium. "This is our first of five district games to close out the regular season and we know we have to take them one game at a time. ...
Marshall Co. too powerful for Champs (10/05/14)
LEWISBURG -- Going into Friday night's District 12-AA game at Marshall County, Cascade coach Jake Tyre knew his team would be put to their toughest task of the season--playing one of the hottest 4A teams in the state. While the effort was here for a full four quarters, Cascade (3-4, 0-3 12-AA) just couldn't overcome the sheer athleticism of the Tigers (6-1, 3-0 12-AA) and fell 50-19...