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Thursday, May 5, 2016

High School Sports

Forrest spoils senior night, blanks Lady Champions (05/04/16)
It's been a while since the Cascade Lady Champions have lost -- 37 days to be exact. Unfortunately for the Lady Champions, they ran into a buzzsaw against perennial power Forrest on senior night on Tuesday. Cascade (21-5) just couldn't crack pitcher Sam King and suffered a 10-0 loss...
Williams homers in Eagle win (05/04/16)
Shelbyville Central closed out the regular season with a 7-5 victory over visiting Smyrna on Tuesday evening. The Eagles return to action on Thursday night at 6 at home against tonight's winner between Tullahoma and Franklin County. Shelbyville Central was led by Colt Williams' home run. Luke Davidson added a pair of singles for the winners...
SC blasts Tullahoma (05/04/16)
Shelbyville Central is hitting its stride at the right time of the year. The Eaglette tennis team stayed alive in the District 8-AAA team tournament with a dominant 4-1 win over visiting Tullahoma on Tuesday afternoon. Of the five singles matches, Shelbyville claimed four to advance to the next round...
Defense strong, but Vikes fall 2-0 (05/04/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings came up with a stellar job on defense, but the offense could not muster any goals as the Marshall County Tigers defeated the Vikings 2-0 in a Senior Night soccer matchup Tuesday. The Vikings (2-7-2) played even with the Tigers in the first half, but two second half Marshall County goals were the difference in the game...
District chance eludes Eagles (05/03/16)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles saw their chance at their first regular season District 8-AAA championship in years slip way in the top of the seventh in a 2-1 loss to visiting Lincoln County on Saturday afternoon in a Pink-Out game. Up 1-0 going into the top of the seventh frame, the Eagles allowed two runs in the seventh, then failed to score in the bottom of the inning after Luke Davidson led off with a double...
Champs, Vikings deliver another classic (05/03/16)
Whenever Cascade and Community meet on the baseball diamond, it's the same ole same ole. After the Vikings (16-15) claimed a 5-4 win over the Champions (13-17) earlier this season, Cascade repaid the favor Monday night on senior night, claiming a 5-4 win of its own...
Eagles claim Senior Night win (05/03/16)
It was a successful Senior Night on Monday as Shelbyville Central cruised to an 8-1 win over Marshall County. The Eagles honored seniors Wesley Griggs, Trevor Sanders, Chase Smith and Addison Woods before the game and thesy played a big role in the win...
Central racks up district tennis titles (05/03/16)
SEWANEE -- One district championship is good. Four are even better. In the District 8-AAA individual tennis tournament on Friday, held at Sewanee, Shelbyville Central saw four players crowned as the best in the district. Eddie Green claimed the boys title with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Lincoln County's Keven Kite...
Cascade seniors honored (05/03/16)
Viqueens' Gregory takes soccer skills to Martin (05/01/16)
It's been a great year for Community High School 2016 seniors to continue their athletic careers at the next level. Sydney Gregory is one of those athletes. She recently signed her letter of intent to play soccer at Martin Methodist. When it came time to pick out a school to continue her career, Gregory had a handful of choices, but felt the small-town atmosphere at Martin Methodist, in Pulaski, was the closest to what she experienced in Unionville...
PERFECT FINISH: Lady Champs stop Marshall Co. with another Sudduth no-hitter (04/29/16)
All season long, the Cascade Lady Champions have had the goal to finish the 2016 district schedule unbeaten. Mission accomplished. Cascade (21-4, 10-0 12-AA) completed its goal on Thursday afternoon, defeating Marshall County in the regular season district game with yet another no-hitter from rookie sensation Brooke Sudduth...
Two Vikings sign football scholarships (04/29/16)
There's been a change in the atmosphere for a while brewing around Community football. Perhaps no bigger sign would be the volume of players the program is signing to play collegiate football. Already from the 2015 senior class, the Vikings have signed Darian Pride and Braden Simmons to continue their careers...
Pioneers spoil Eagles' Senior Night (04/29/16)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagle soccer team fell 2-1 on Thursday to Warren County on Senior Night. The Eagles honored seniors Ismael Hernandez, Jamie Groves, Eric Womble, Michael Williams, Roman Ramirez, Cesar Herrera, Leo Hernandez and Jossimar Perez before the game...
Eaglettes claim 2-1 district softball win (04/29/16)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagle softball team held on to edge visiting Franklin County 2-1 in a District 8-AAA matchup on Thursday evening. The Eaglettes jumped out to a 2-0 advantage before Franklin battled back late in the game. Trinity Whitaker hit a home run to lead Shelbyville Central while Kendell Durard collected three singles with Abby Blackwell adding two singles...
Rockets down Champs with big 3rd (04/29/16)
The Cascade Champions took another tough one on the chin Thursday afternoon, falling 6-3 to visiting Forrest. The Rockets took a 2-0 lead on the Champs in the top of the second frame, but saw Cascade answer with two of its own in the bottom of the frame...
Eaglettes claim Senior Night win (04/28/16)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes capped Senior Night with a 1-0 five-inning victory over visiting Columbia on Wednesday in a District 8-AAA machup. Seniors Ashlyn Brannon, Chelbie Gannon, Allie Odeneal and Liz Pendegrass were honored. The lone run came in the bottom of the third inning by freshman Taylor Sanders...
Lady Champs claim district; Next goal nears: Finish unbeaten (04/27/16)
All year long, the Cascade Lady Champions have had a goal to run through the district slate unbeaten. Cascade (20-4, 9-0 12-AA) now sits just one game from reaching that goal after locking up the 2016 12-AA district title with a 4-0 win over Page. Tuesday night brought about another shutout victory, led by the efforts of freshman pitcher Brooke Sudduth...
Champs get hits, strand too many (04/27/16)
Just too many left on. The Cascade Champions were hit with another tough loss within district play, despite a nine-hit effort, and fell 4-2 to the Page Patriots in the 12-AA finale. "Any time you have nine hits you expect to score more than two. We didn't do a good job of getting them in. We have to find a way to get those runs in. It's just a tough one," said coach Brandon Bassham...
Eagles even series with Columbia (04/27/16)
COLUMBIA -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles claimed a 4-1 victory at Columbia in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday evening to get a series split with the Lions. The Eagles scored a pair of runs in the top of the first when Logan Landers and Trevor Sanders each singled then scored off a double by Wesley Griggs...
Eagle tennis team reaches end of road in district tournament (04/27/16)
COLUMBIA -- The Shelbyville Central Golden Eagle tennis team fell to Columbia in the District 8-AAA tournament, 4-1. Tuesday marked the end of what's been a stellar career for senior Eddie Green, who fell to No. 1 Lion Drew Mohundro. Malik Ransom also put forth an outstanding effort, but came up short with an 8-5 defeat...
Moore County edges Viqueens in Senior Night clash (04/26/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Moore County Raiderettes have been surging through the ranks of the best District 9-A has to offer. Just last week, the Raiderettes beat then frontrunner Forrest, 1-0. On Monday afternoon, the Community Viqueens (12-5, 6-2 9-A) fell to the red-hot Raiderettes on Senior Night, 2-1...
Vikes fall behind, can't recover (04/26/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings fell behind early and could not catch up as the Huntland Hornets rode the pitching of Kobe Foster on the way to a 10-1 victory over the Vikings in a District 9-A contest Monday night. Foster struck out 16 batters while walking one and hitting two as the Hornets won the first game of the two-game series and spoiled Senior Night for the Vikings...
Eagles can't cash in on chances to score (04/26/16)
Missed scoring opportunities and a couple of miscues in the field led to Shelbyville Central's 4-2 loss to visiting Columbia in a District 8-AAA matchup on Monday evening. Columbia struck first, scoring on a two-out infield error in the top of the third inning...
Odeneal leads 13-hit slugfest (04/26/16)
TULLAHOMA -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes used the long ball in a 6-1 win over Tullahoma in a District 8-AAA matchup on Monday night. The Eaglettes (12-14, 5-5 8-AAA) scored four runs in the top of the first inning, led by a solo home run off the bat of freshman Taylor Sanders followed by a three-run homer by senior Allie Odeneal...
SC downs Lady 'Cats (04/26/16)
The Shelbyville Central tennis teams finished the 2016 regular season with a split against Tullahoma, with the Eaglettes claiming a 6-1 victory, while the Eagles fell just short, 4-3. Eddie Green was the bright spot for the Eagles in singles action, providing the only singles victory for Shelbyville...