High School Sports
Harden's pick seals Eagles' 2nd win
PULASKI -- After making the bus ride to Giles County on Friday afternoon only to find out that the game had been cancelled due to weather conditions, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles returned on Saturday evening and claimed an impressive 26-21 victory over the Bobcats in a non-region contest to remain undefeated...
Lincoln County hands defeat to Eaglettes
Shelbyville Central's volleyball team lost in straight sets to visiting Lincoln County in a District 8-AAA clash Monday evening. The Eaglettes fell 25-9, 25-7 and 25-12. Central's junior varsity lost 25-8 and 25-16. The Eaglettes return to action this evening in a district match in Tullahoma at 6 with the junior varsity playing at 5...
Eaglette soccer team downed at Blackman
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglette soccer team fell 6-4 on the road at Blackman in Murfreesboro on Saturday afternoon. Oryvette Gandarilla scored a pair of goals for the Eaglettes with Taylor Sanders and Kylee Canon each finding the back of the net once...
Delayed reaction: Champs ramp it up a little too late
For much of the first half in Cascade's home opener against Lewis County, the Panthers imposed their will on the Champions (1-1) and dominated the game, both through the air and on the ground. While Lewis County (2-0) did take the 22-6 win, Cascade did regain its composure in the second half and scratch out a few positives for coach Jake Tyre...
Golden Eagles hope to take first road win tonight against tough Giles County
It will be a matchup between a pair of explosive offensives when Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles travel to Pulaski for a non-region contest against Giles County tonight. Both teams easily won their season openers last week, the Eagles claiming a 41-16 victory over Lawrence County, while the Bobcats rolled past Columbia 70-28...
Eaglettes claim 2nd victory
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglette soccer team has started the season with two-straight wins after rolling past Columbia Academy 5-1 on Thursday evening at home. Senior Keely Smith scored a pair of goals while sophomores Oryvette Grandarilla and Juliana Andreas, along with junior Jai Trice each added a goal...
Webb falls to St. Cecilia in three sets
The Webb School found itself in a dogfight against a talented St. Cecilia squad on Thursday evening. Though they hung tough, St. Cecilia overpowered Webb in a three-set sweep. The Scarabs took the opening set 25-7 and followed with a 25-6 win in both Set 2 and Set 3 to finish the sweep...
Feet take 2nd match in week at River Bend
In their second meeting of the week at River Bend Country Club, the Webb School defeated Cascade in a dual-team match, 212-244. Copeland Rune was the match medalist, carding a 45 to lead the Feet. Seung Min Lee was second for Webb, finishing with a 48, while Joe Collins and Arkadii Zaprundov finished with a 59 and 60, respectively...
Champs aren't resting on win
Any win is a good win. But any coach knows better than to rest after a good win. After last week's opener win at Moore County, Cascade coach Jake Tyre turned his attention to the Champions' home opener against Lewis County on Friday night. "The defense played well and the offense played well in spurts. I think we're going to get better as the season goes. To set that off with a win gets the ball rolling a little bit," Tyre said...
Vikings win tri-match over Champions, Feet
The Community High School golf teams were in prime form on Tuesday afternoon at River Bend Country Club. The Vikings claimed a win in a tri-match against Cascade and the Webb School, finishing with a team score of 188. Webb and Cascade both finished the round tied with a 213...
Eaglettes grab first district win
Shelbyville Central got off to a strong start in district play on Tuesday evening, blanking visiting Lawrence County 6-0. It was a slow grind to start the match, with just a pair of goals in the first half, but a flurry of offense padded the scoreboard in the second half...
Shelbyville drops volleyball clash
Makayla Batts turned in an outstanding performance, serving seven aces in the third set for Shelbyville Central. The Golden Eaglettes fell 12-25, 19-25, 25-5 and 20-25 to visiting Franklin County in a District 8AAA matchup on Tuesday evening. The Eaglette junior varsity claimed a 20-25, 25-21 and 15-10 victory. (T-G Photo by Gary Johnson)
Eagles' overpowering win 'a coach's dream'
Shelbyville Central's 41-16 victory over Lawrence County on Friday night was a big win in a number of ways. It's always great to open the season with a victory on your home field, but this accomplishment was even more special as it was the first win for new head coach Justin Palmer...
Champions bombard Moore Co. in opener
LYNCHBURG -- Reflecting back to the 2015 season opening loss to Moore County, Champion coach Jake Tyre challenged his team to be a little more physical and dictate the game's tempo in Friday's opener. Message received. Cascade (1-0) pitched a second half shutout and behind a dominant defensive effort crushed the Raiders 32-12...
Penalties hit Vikes in loss
WOODBURY -- The Community Vikings enjoyed a halftime lead, but struggled on the offensive end in the second half as the Cannon County Lions came from behind to defeat the Vikings 26-22 in the season opener Friday night. Penalties were a common theme for the Vikings all night...
Viqueens, DeKalb tie
NIONVILLE -- It wasn't a loss, but it didn't go down as a victory either. The Community Viqueens had to settle for a non-district tie on Friday evening, hosting Dekalb County in a 2-2 draw. Dekalb County drew first blood with the first goal 33 minutes into the first half...
NEW ERA IN EAGLE FOOTBALL: Palmer's tenure as head coach begins in season opener tonight
Tonight marks a new era for the Shelbyville Central football program. Justin Palmer was named the Eagles' new head football coach on July 8 after the sudden departure of former coach Jason Hardy to take an administrative position at Jackson County. To say that it's been a busy six weeks would be a huge understatement, but the challenge of a short-term transition is over and the team is ready for the season opener tonight at home against Lawrence County in a non-region matchup...
Viqueens claim season's 1st win
UNIONVILLE -- It was a clean sweep for the Community Viqueens in their first victory of the 2016 season. The Purple and Gold swept visiting Lancaster Christian in three sets on Thursday afternoon. The Viqueens won each of the first two sets by scores of 25-15 and finished the victory with a 25-17 Set 3 win...
Freshmen lead Lady Champs
Cascade's freshmen showed in prime form in Thursday's opener against Nolensville. The Lady Champions peppered the Lady Knights' goal all night long and came away with a 6-0 shutout victory. Five of the six goals scored came off the toes of freshmen, including a hat trick by Kailey Snell...
Eagle golfers 2nd in district tri-match
Shelbyville Central finished second in a District 8AAA tri-match with Coffee County and Franklin County on Thursday afternoon at River Bend County Club. Eagle senior Elliott Smith and Coffee County's Samuel Prater each shot and even par 72. On Tuesday Shelbyville Central rolled past Lincoln County in a district match...
Smith leads Vikings to dual-match win
WINCHESTER -- The Community Viking golf team picked up a big win against Moore County on Thursday afternoon at Bear Trace, beating the home team 195-234. The Purple and Gold was led by Spencer Smith's low medalist score of 43, while Brayden Stpehenson carded a 48...
Feet fall at Graymere
COLUMBIA -- The Webb School fell a little short on Thursday afternoon in a dual-team match at Graymere Country Club, facing Zion Christian. Webb turned in a team score of 214 while Zion finished with a 197. Webb was led by the efforts of Joe Collins, who finished his round with a 45...
Champs on track, ready for Raiders
In their final preseason tuneup last week in the Pencil City Jamboree, the Cascade Champions didn't have the best showing. What a difference a week makes. "It's been a 180 degree turnaround. The kids came out focused this week, ready to play this week and Friday night. I can't praise them enough for their effort all week long," said coach Jake Tyre...
Win-hungry Vikes take it one game at a time
As the Community Vikings prepare to open their 2016 football season at Cannon County Friday night, Coach Chris Grooms has seen a stark contrast in the Viking football program since he took over as coach two years ago. "It is totally different night and day," Grooms said. "We come out and work on fundamentals every day. We spend at least 30 minutes a day just working on football fundamentals."...