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Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

High School Sports

Eaglettes knock off South Carolina's best (12/18/14)
With the Christmas holiday approaching, the Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes are having a little fun in the sun on the beach. The Eaglettes are playing in the Crescom Bank Holiday Invitational basketball tournament in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina...
Eaglettes blast Lebanon (12/16/14)
A balanced scoring attack and a great performance on the defensive end of the court led Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes to a 72-31 victory over visiting Lebanon on Monday night. Four players finished in double digits for the Eaglettes with two more just a point shy of double figures in scoring...
Barnes hits it for Viqueens (12/16/14)
UNIONVILLE -- Davie Barnes hit the game-winning shot with six seconds left to give the Community Viqueens a 63-62 victory over the Forrest Lady Rockets in an intense and hard-fought District 9-A game Monday night. The win came despite 12 three-pointers from the Lady Rockets, which kept the Viqueens from ever gaining a comfortable advantage...
Third quarter blues down Eagles (12/16/14)
A meltdown in the third quarter was more than Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles could overcome in a 69-55 loss to Lebanon on Monday night. After a close game in the first half, the Eagles (5-8) were outscored 20-7 in the third stanza. "Once again we just lost our mental focus when things got a little tough and that third quarter really hurt us," Central coach Stan Eggleston said...
Rockets escape Vikings with 2-point win (12/16/14)
UNIONVILLE -- A rough third quarter spoiled three strong quarters for the Community Vikings as they dropped a 57-55 decision to the Forrest Rockets in a District 9-A game Monday night. The Rockets outscored the Vikings 25-12 in the quarter to erase a Community halftime lead...
Eaglettes dominate Marshall Co. in non-district tilt (12/14/14)
LEWISBURG -- In a dominate performance on both in all phases of the game, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes rolled past host Marshall County 57-14 on Friday night. The Eaglettes (5-5) scored double digit points in each of the four quarters while Shelbyville Central's defense only allowed Marshall County to score four points after the first quarter, including only one point in the second half which came in the closing seconds...
'Disappointing effort' dooms Eagles at Marshall Co. (12/14/14)
LEWSIBURG -- In what coach Stan Eggleston called a "dissippointing effort" Shelbyville Central fell 59-53 on the road at Marshall County on Friday night. The loss was disappointing in a number of ways. Shelbyville claimed a 62-61 victory over the Tigers in the first matchup earlier in the season and the Eagles entered the game winning four of their last five games...
Viqueens move into 1st with win over Lady Eagles (12/14/14)
EAGLEVILLE -- A 58-33 Community Viqueen win and a 40-39 loss by the Forrest Lady Rockets to the Moore County Raiderettes on Friday night moved the Purple and Gold into the sole lead of the District 9-A race. Though Friday's showdown between the Viqueens and Lady Eagles was never in any doubt, Community was able to get solid production from the post, as well as key offense from the perimeter in pulling away for the 25-point victory...
Eagles' runs down Vikings (12/14/14)
By CHRIS SIERS sports@t-g.com EAGLEVILLE -- With 6:08 left in the third quarter on Friday night against Eagleville, the Community Vikings trailed the home team by 16 points. Despite seeing the Eagles take off on a 9-3 run to begin the quarter, Community rallied and trimmed the Eagleville lead to a mere two points...
Community All-District (12/12/14)
Early lead boosts Eagles to victory (12/10/14)
Shelbyville Central took an early lead and never looked back in a 69-58 victory at Lawrence County in a District 8-AAA matchup Tuesday night. "This was a nice district win on the road and I thought our guys played some good basketball. We got off to a nice start and really did a good job in the third quarter and fourth closing the game out," Central coach Stan Eggleston said...
Eaglettes falter down the stretch (12/10/14)
After leading most of the game, a few turnovers and missed shots down the stretch proved costly for Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes in a 49-48 loss at Lawrence County in a District 8-AAA contest on Tuesday night. Lawrence County took the lead with around 1:30 left to play, but the Golden Eaglettes had three shots at the basket at the end that just wouldn't fall...
Viqueens prove too much for Fayetteville (12/10/14)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens used an inside-out game and key points from their reserves to defeat the much-improved Fayetteville Lady Tigers 67-53 in a District 9-A game Tuesday night. The win kept the Viqueens (7-4, 3-0 9-A) undefeated in district play...
Fayetteville turns up heat on Vikings (12/10/14)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings tried to slow the tempo against the Fayetteville Tigers, but the Tigers used a successful night from the three-point arc and a potent offense to pull away and win 62-38 in a District 9-A contest Tuesday night. The Vikings (1-10, 0-3 9-A) were successful is controlling the pace of the game in the first quarter...
Webb can't hold hot start (12/10/14)
The Webb School Feet gave put forth their best half of basketball this season in the first half against St. Andrews-Sewanee on Tuesday night. Although Webb gave its best half in the first two quarters, the wheels came off in the second half and SAS was able to rally past the home team, 70-55...
Lady Champs do it in 4th (12/09/14)
After finishing the first quarter deadlocked with the Eagleville Lady Eagles (6-4), the Cascade Lady Champions broke the game open with a 24-point effort in the fourth quarter and cruised to a 64-48 victory on Monday night. The name of the game for the Lady Champions on Monday night was high percentage shooting...
Champs fall in overtime to Eagleville (12/09/14)
After struggling through much of the first three quarters, Cascade seniors James Lattimore and Marky Gilmore helped the Champions battle back and force an overtime period against visiting Eagleville on Monday night. Despite rallying late in the game, the Champions (5-3) couldn't get enough stops and ultimately fell 59-54...
SHELBYVILLE ALL-DISTRICT (12/09/14)
CASCADE ALL-DISTRICT (12/09/14)
10-point margins disappear for Feet (12/09/14)
At two separate times, the Webb School Feet (3-4, 1-1) held a 10-point lead over visiting Hendersonville Christian. Despite those leads, the visitors were able to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat and deal the Feet a heart-breaking 52-51 defeat...
Eagles fly by 'Cats with strong second half (12/07/14)
Following a tightly-contested first half, Shelbyville Central senior Devonta Leslie broke the game open following a made basket on an intentional foul with 5:44 left in the third quarter. The five-point swing was good enough to allow Shelbyville to coast to the 69-51 win over Tullahoma...
Offense a struggle for Eaglettes vs. Tullahoma (12/07/14)
It just wasn't a good night for the Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes. The Tullahoma Lady Wildcats disrupted the Eaglettes on the offensive end of the floor, forced turnovers, and created mismatches in the paint all night long as Tullahoma was able to claim a 61-39 district win over their arch-rivals...
Viqueens win at Huntland (12/07/14)
HUNTLAND -- It wasn't pretty, but the Community Viqueens staved off a serious challenge from the Huntland Lady Hornets in a 58-52 District 9-A win Friday night. The Viqueens (6-4, 2-0 9A) won their second straight game on the road to start the district season, but could never put the game comfortably out of reach...
Two quarters sting Vikes in loss to Huntland (12/07/14)
HUNTLAND -- A combined seven points in the second and fourth quarters proved costly to the Community Vikings in a 44-34 loss to the Huntland Hornets in a District 9-A contest Friday night. Despite their low output in the two quarters, the Vikings (1-9, 0-2 9A) stayed within striking distance of pulling out the road win...
Feet blast to late win (12/07/14)
COLUMBIA -- In a closely-contested battle through the first three quarters, the Webb School Feet (3-3, 1-0) were able to string together a solid fourth-quarter effort and pick up its first league victory, 65-51, over Zion Christian on Friday night. For most of the game, the two teams traded body blows, with Webb's Robert Windham delivering a 29-point effort in the victory...