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Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

High School Sports

Top-ranked Hillsboro ends Eagles' playoff run (11/23/14)
Second-seed Shelbyville Central's magical season came to a halt after a 42-9 loss at undefeated top-seed Hillsboro in the quarterfinals of the TSSAA Class 5A State Playoffs on Friday night. "We knew coming into this game that a lot of things would have to go our way. We knew we would have to make some plays and get some bounces to our way and it just wasn't meant to be," Central coach Jason Hardy said...
Champs stop Tullahoma (11/23/14)
Make it a 4-0 start to the season for the Cascade Champions. On Friday night, the Champs marked their fourth win to start the 2014-2015 season, knocking off the Tullahoma Wildcats 64-49. Cascade utilized perhaps its best half of the year thus far in the first two quarters and opened up the game early on...
Quiet 2nd half dooms Viqueens (11/23/14)
The Community Viqueens entered a hostile Central Magnet gym on Friday night as they took on the undefeated Lady Tigers. A second quarter rally had the Viqueens leading at the half, but it wasn't enough as Central Magnet fought back to win 57-48. The first quarter set the tone with both teams showcasing solid offense and defense in the quarter...
Late 3 beats Vikes (11/23/14)
The Community Vikings headed to Murfreesboro on Friday night looking for their first win of the season as they faced a winless Central Magnet Tiger team. The two teams battled in a back-and-forth thriller that wasn't decided until the closing seconds when the Tigers hit a three to win 40-39...
Tullahoma too much for Lady Champs to handle (11/23/14)
After hanging tough with the Tullahoma Lady Wildcats (1-2), the Cascade Lady Champions fell victim to a sluggish second half and fell 58-34 in another non-district tilt. Cascade (0-4) hung tough through much of the first half, despite several unforced turnovers...
Eagles enter final eight vs. powerhouse Burros (11/21/14)
Then there were eight. That's how many teams are left in TSSAA Class 5A State Playoffs. Shelbyville Central is one of those eight and the second-seed Golden Eagles will be looking to make history when they travel to undefeated and top-seed Hillsboro in the third-round (quarterfinals) on Friday night...
Leslie shines but Eagles fall again (11/21/14)
Shelbyville Central blew a 14-point halftime lead on the way to a 70-67 loss in a matchup against Stewarts Creek at home on Thursday night. "We've just got to do a better job of finishing games," Central coach Stan Eggleston said. "We played the best we've played all season in the first half but we just didn't finish. Looked like we just ran out of gas late."...
Turnovers plague Eaglettes in loss (11/21/14)
Turnovers hampered Shelbyville Central the entire game in a 63-56 loss to visiting Stewarts Creek on Thursday evening. The Eaglettes (3-2) committed 23 turnovers with a number of those in the final three minutes. "You can't make that many turnovers and expect to win the game," Central coach Kevin Thomas said...
Up-tempo Champs pull past Vikings (11/19/14)
Robbie Davis' Community Vikings entered Tuesday night's game without three impact players in Darian Pride, Braden Simmons and Nathan Smith. Despite being short-handed and getting a lot of minutes from underclassmen, the Vikings stood tall for the better part of Tuesday's game against in-county rival Cascade...
Viqueens blast Cascade (11/19/14)
The Community Viqueens (2-2) just had too much firepower for the Cascade Lady Champions (0-3) to slow down in Tuesday's non-district rivalry clash. The Viqueens were led by junior Sarah Pierce's game-high 29 points and hit double figures in each quarter in the 74-38 romp over the Lady Champions...
Balance nets Eaglettes win (11/19/14)
LEBANON -- A balanced scoring attack led Shelbyville Central to a 61-43 win over Lebanon on the road Tuesday night. The Eaglettes (3-1) took control early and never looked back, posting leads of 18-7 at the close of the first quarter and 34-17 at halftime...
Fouls are problem for Eagles (11/19/14)
Early foul trouble hurt the Golden Eagles in a 69-61 loss at Lebanon on Tuesday night. Shelbyville Central senior Devonta Leslie had some tough luck, got into foul trouble early and eventually fouled out. He finished with three points on the night...
PCA rallies past Webb in 4th (11/19/14)
MURFREESBORO -- After a lackluster first half, the Webb School Feet rallied with a strong third quarter effort and took a slim lead over Providence Christian Academy. But Webb couldn't overcome a monster fourth quarter and eventually fell, 56-41. "We got off to a slow start and played really hard. We had a great third quarter and took the lead, buti n the fourth quarter they dominated," said Webb coach Jeff Mitchell...
Eagles scrap out 1st win of season (11/18/14)
That first win of the season is most often the hardest and that was the case for the Golden Eagles on Monday night. Shelbyville Central claimed its first win of the season after holding off scrappy Marshall County 62-61 in a matchup that went down to the wire...
Eaglettes bury Marshall Co. with explosive 2nd half (11/18/14)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes used and explosive offensive backed by an aggressive defense to roll past visiting Marshall County in a non-district matchup on Monday night. After playing to a 15-15 tie at the end of the first quarter, the Eaglettes (2-1) out-scored Marshall County 65-15 over the final three periods, while Shelbyville's defense only allowed five points in the second half...
THIRD-ROUND BOUND; Eagles reach state quarterfinals for 1st time in 19 years (11/16/14)
For the first time in 19 years, Shelbyville Central has advanced to the third-round (quarter-finals) of the TSSAA State Playoffs. It didn't come easy, but winning a game in the second round of the playoffs shouldn't. The Golden Eagles overcame a few critical injures in the first half, as well as a very talented Beech running game, to claim a 42-21 victory in the Class 5A playoffs...
Improvements show for Champs in blowout win over Central Magnet (11/16/14)
MURFREESBORO -- In Tuesday's opener against MTCS, the Cascade Champions (2-0) struggled to find any momentum early on. Not the case in Friday's showdown with Central Magnet School. From the opening tip-off to the final buzzer, the Champions spread the floor offensively, and suffocated the Tigers defensively, en route to a 58-35 victory...
Lady Champs showing progress despite loss (11/16/14)
MURFREESBORO -- Just hours after defeating Riverdale, 64-63 in overtime, the Central Magnet Lady Tigers dealt the Cascade Lady Champions their second loss of the season, 71-44. While it went down as another loss in the score book, Lady Champion coach Chad Spencer was pleased with how his team showed improvements over Tuesday's season opener...
Eagles take aim at Beech; Team hopes to reach playoffs' 3rd round (11/14/14)
Shelbyville Central's TSSAA Class 5A State Playoff run continuea tonight when the Golden Eagles host Beech at Eagle Stadium. The Eagles (8-3) will be looking to advance to the third round of the playoffs for the first time in 19 years. In 1995 Shelbyville defeated Anderson County at home in the second round before falling on the road to Cleveland...
One sluggish quarter sends Eagles down to defeat (11/14/14)
Take away the first quarter and Shelbyville had a chance in the Golden Eagles' 82-67 loss to talented Brentwood in a TSSAA Hall of Fame game on Thursday night. After trailing 25-14 at the end of the first quarter, the Eagles (0-2) were only outscored four points over the last three quarters...
Eaglettes falter in stretch, fall to Brentwood in OT (11/14/14)
Poor shooting and mental mistakes down the stretch proved to be the difference in Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes' 34-31 overtime loss to Brentwood at home on Thursday night in a TSSAA Hall of Fame Game. Brentwood's Jessi Boozer nailed a 3-pointer with seven seconds left in regulation to even the score at 30-30 and send the game into overtime...
Calvert's big night powers Eaglettes (11/12/14)
It was a successful start to the season for Shelbyville Central as the Eaglettes rolled to a 52-38 victory over Independence on the road Tuesday evening in a Hall of Fame game. After a close first half, the Eaglettes (1-0) pulled away in the third quarter...
Eagles come up short against Independence (11/12/14)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles battled but fell short in a 64-51 loss at Independence in a Hall of Fame Game on Tuesday night. The Eagles (0-1) fell behind early and never could recover. "This was a tough game. I'm pleased with our effort and if we would have played the entire game like we did in the third quarter, it might have been a different outcome," Shelbyville Central coach Stan Eggleston said...
Champs rally past MTCS (11/12/14)
Mike Edmondson's Cascade Champions found themselves trailing by 19 points to the visiting MTCS Cougars in Tuesday's season-opener late in the third quarter. But the Champions erased that deficit and went on a 21-0 run from midway through the third quarter into the fourth and snatched a 58-50 victory away from the Cougars...
Lady Champs 'press'ured in loss (11/12/14)
It wasn't the start the Cascade Lady Champions were looking for to their 2014-2015 season. On Tuesday night, the MTCS Lady Cougars dominated from start to finish and dealt the Lady Champs a 59-28 loss. All night long, the Lady Cougars utilized a fierce press and smothered the Lady Champions on both ends of the floor...