High School Sports
Fantastic season for local teams
Two district championships. A region title. Two second-place district finishes. A runner-up region finish. And two sub-state appearances. It's been quite the year for Bedford County basketball. On Tuesday night, the last team standing finished the incredible season in the Class AA sub-state match up featuring the Cascade Champions and East Nashville Eagles...
Lady Feet hot in cold
The Webb School girls lacrosse team overcame frigid conditions on Wednesday afternoon and coasted off a hot start to a 15-10 win over visiting Father Ryan. Webb took a commanding 10-2 lead by the half. With an eight-goal lead at the half, Father Ryan battled back, but couldn't overcome a strong effort by the Lady Feet offense...
Great scoring night not enough for Champs in sub-state loss
NASHVILLE -- On any other night, the numbers the Cascade Champions put up in their sub-state game against East Nashville would have been enough to win and then some. But on Tuesday night, Cascade couldn't overcome a superior effort by East Nashville's Terry Holt, who led all scorers with 37 points, and saw its season come to a close with a 96-81 loss...
Defeat ends dream season; Viqueens edged in Sub-State
It was a season nobody wanted to end. Just one win away from the first appearance in the TSSAA Class A tournament in school history, the Community Viqueens got just the matchup they wanted--a home showdown against the Loretto Lady Mustangs. But Community never got the offense rolling and, despite making it a close game late, suffered a season-ending 34-31 defeat...
Pepping up the Viqueens
On Friday morning, Community Middle and Elementary schools held a pep rally for the Community Viqueens' sub-state basketball game on Saturday night. During the pep rally, the students pumped up the team by chanting the "We Believe" cheer. Several of the elementary school students also brought signs to boost the spirits of the Viqueens as well. ...
For their efforts in helping the Community Viqueens clinch the 2014 Region 5-A championship, Sarah Pierce (10), Kaitlin Ensey (23), and Mercedes Huntley (34) earned All-Region honors. (T-G Photo by Chris Siers)
Cascade Champion seniors Will Holt (14) and Blake Floyd (24) earned All-Region honors for their performances in the Region 6-AA Tournament. (T-G Photo by Gary Johnson)
Lady Champs All-Region
Cascade senior Jessica Ervin was named All-Region 6-AA for her efforts in the regional tournament. (T-G Photo by Gary Johnson)
Viqueens roll into history; First-ever region title fuels state hopes
CROSS PLAINS -- Viqueen coach Allison Martin has a lot of fond basketball memories, both in a Community jersey and from the coach's box. But none top the Viqueens' 58-48 win over Houston County (30-2) Tuesday night to give the team the first regional title in school history...
Once again, CPA steps into Champions' way
SPRING HILL -- For the fourth time this season Cascade's Champions (21-7) squared off against No. 1 CPA (30-2) and despite a nice start, the final results were the same in a 77-38 loss in the Region 6-AA Tournament championship on Wednesday night at Spring Hill High School...
Champs knock off Waverly, go for region title
SPRING HILL -- All season long, the Cascade Champions have set goal after goal, and reached most of them so far. Some of the goals include finishing at least second in the regular season in the District 12-AA standings and qualifying for the region with at least a second-place finish in the District 12-AA tournament...
CORRECTION: Cascade Region Basketball
CORRECTION:In today's edition of the Times-Gazette, we incorrectly listed tonight's game between Cascade and Waverly starting at 7:30. The actual tip-off time is set for 6 p.m. tonight at Spring Hill.
Champs send off seniors with quarterfinal win
Two weeks ago, the Cascade Champions didn't get the sendoff they wanted for their senior night and suffered a tough overtime loss to the Spring Hill Raiders. On Saturday night, the Champs got a second chance at sending the seniors out on a high note...
Reaching new heights; Win sends Viqueens to region title game
CROSS PLAINS -- The Community Viqueens are sailing into uncharted territory. Fortunately for the Purple and Gold, the winds are to their liking. With Monday night's 50-44 win over the Nashville Christian Lady Eagles (24-9), Community (24-4) will play for a Region 5-A championship for the first time in school history...
Lady Champs' Cinderella run comes to end
SPRING HILL -- Costly turnovers and a Class 2A Miss Basketball finalist were more than Cascade's Lady Champions could overcome in a 55-26 setback to Creek Wood -- Tennessee's fourth-ranked 2A team -- in the semifinals of the Region 6-AA Tournament on Monday night in an elimination game at Spring Hill High School...
Vikings' season ends in region opener
NASHVILLE -- The Community Vikings battled back from a 14-point deficit, but could not overcome the quickness and outside shooting of the Nashville Christian Eagles in a 60-55 loss Saturday night in an opening round game of the Region 5-A tournament...
Second half charge boosts Viqueens
The Community Viqueens overcame the rust of an eight-day layoff and gradually pulled away to defeat the East Robertson Lady Indians 65-32 in the opening round of the Region 5-A tournament Friday night. The win advances the Viqueens to the region semifinals against Nashville Christian on Monday night at East Robertson at 7:30...
Surging Lady Champs control Hickman County
The Cascade Lady Champions just keep turning heads. Entering the heart of the postseason, Lady Champion coach Chad Spencer has his team playing their best basketball of the season. In Friday's Region 6-AA quarterfinal game against Hickman County (19-9), Cascade dominated from start to finish and claimed a 61-36 win to advance to the Region 6-AA semifinal...
Missed chances hurt in final Eaglette loss
Poor shooting and missed opportunities at the free throw line proved to be costly in Shelbyville Central's 46-35 loss to visiting Smyrna in the opening round of the Region 4-AAA Tournament on Friday night. It was a clean sweep for District 7-AAA teams over District 8-AAA teams, sending the semifinals and finals of the region tournament to Siegel High School...
VIctory boys earn TACA state berth
The Victory Baptist boys basketball team fended off Calvary Christian 80-59 in the Tennessee Association of Christian Schools West Region tournament championship game. Victory advances to the TACS state tournament, where they will play an opponent to be named...
Eaglettes to face Smyrna in region
Coming off a huge District 8-AAA Tournament upset win over fifth-ranked Columbia, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes are primed and ready to make a run in the Region 4-AAA Tournament. The Eaglettes (20-11) host District 7-AAA No. 4 seed Smyrna tonight at 7 in an opening round elimination game...
Lady Champions poised to win region opener
If one thing is for sure, it's the fact the Cascade Lady Champions have gone above and beyond expectations for the 2013-2014 season. On Friday night, the Lady Champions (14-14) get another chance to win one before a home crowd. "I want these seniors to keep playing. ...
Champ seniors want home win
Two weeks ago, the Cascade Champions (19-6) took a tough one on the chin during senior night and fell to the Spring Hill Raiders, 54-52. Fast forward to the Region 6-AA quarterfinals, and the Champs have another chance to get a home win for the seniors...
Victory Baptist headed to region
The Victory Baptist varsity boys and girls basketball teams are headed to the TCSA Western Regional Tournament this weekened, held in Memphis. This year's boys team is led by seven juniors who have spent the better part of their playing days together. Victory Baptist has won five of the last eight games, including the last three in a row...
Lady Feet fall in opener
Opening up the 2014 season, the Webb School girls kacrosse team hosted Pope John Paul II. Though Webb lost 17-8, the Lady Feet gave an impressive first-match performance on both ends of the field. Josie Reyes recorded 10 saves in goal, while Stephanie Fenner led the team with three goals...