High School Sports
Eagles rip into 'Cats with good 2nd half
A close game at halftime ended up being a lopsided victory as Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles rallied in the second half to win 63-32 over visiting Tullahoma in a District 8AAA matchup on Friday night. After holding a 29-24 lead at halftime, Shelbyville outscored the Wildcats 29-6 in the third quarter and held Tullahoma to only eight points in the second half...
Eaglettes rally in second half
After a close first half, Shelbyville's Golden Eaglettes pulled away in the second half to remain undefeated in District 8-AAA play with a 42-36 victory over visiting Tullahoma on Friday night. The Lady Wildcats led 10-9 at the end of the first quarter and 20-19 at halftime, but the Eaglettes rallied to outscore Tullahoma 14-9 in the third stanza to post a 33-39 lead going into the fourth quarter...
Vikes' 4th quarter finishes off Hornets
A strong fourth quarter helped the Community Vikings put away the Huntland Hornets on Friday night as they won 75-52. The first quarter was all about shooting on Friday night as the teams combined for five 3-pointers and 24 points. Luke Primm led the way for the Vikings as he sank two 3s for the Vikings, helping them take a 19-15 lead after one quarter of play...
Viqueens dominate in win over Huntland
The Community Viqueens dominated the Huntland Hornets on Friday night as they won 66-41. The Viqueens came out of the gates on fire in the first as they were able to score 19 points in the first frame. Sarah Pierce led the way in the first for the Viqueens with seven points. Not only did Viqueens dominate the offensive side of the ball, but they were able to hold the Hornets under 10 points in the first frame as they led 19-9 heading into the second quarter...
Second quarter run pushes Champs to win
The Cascade Champions are hitting their stride as of late, thanks in large part to stringing together big runs in the second quarter. The Champs improved to 5-1 on the season and won their fifth straight on Friday night, defeating Lancaster Christian 75-57...
Lady Knights' pressure is too much for Cascade
It just wasn't a good night for the Cascade Lady Champions. Lancaster Christian just had too much offensive firepower and out-gunned the Lady Champs 63-38 on Friday night. The Lady Knights used a relentless press to force several Cascade turnovers and scored the bulk of their early points in transition...
Eaglettes shock district favorites
If Shelbyville Central was looking for a signature win, it came early in the season, as the Eaglettes rolled to a 53-44 win over defending District 8-AAA champion Columbia on Tuesday night. The Eaglettes led the preseason district favorites by as much as 24 points in the third quarter before holding on down the stretch to secure the victory...
Vikes speed away in 4th
It wasn't the prettiest way to open district play, but a win is a win. The Community Vikings overcame a mid-game slump and pulled away with a 28-point fourth quarter to claim an 80-60 win over the Moore County Raiders on Tuesday night. The Vikings got off to a hot start by spreading the floor and finding points from Tanner Simmons, Tyler Broiles, Blake Fanning, and Luke Primm during the first several possessions...
Viqueens' win makes statement
For the past several years, the Moore County Raiderettes have had their way with the best 1A teams in the state. On Tuesday, the Community Viqueens signaled a changing of the guard with a 71-42 drubbing in the District 9-A opener. The Viqueens, while dominant across the board, were spurred on by sophomores Mercedes Huntley and Sarah Pierce, who combined for 53 points in the blowout...
Columbia halts Eagles in district opener
It was a close matchup from start to finish but Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles fell 63-58 to visiting Columbia in their District 8-AAA opener on Tuesday night. Costly turnovers and poor shot selection in the final minutes of the game proved costly for the Eagles...
Champs, Viqueens win at Forrest
CHAPEL HILL -- While most were enjoying festive turkey and spending time with family and friends over the Thanksgiving break, Cascade and Community high schools took part in the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic and concluded play on Saturday in the round robin style tournament...
Cookeville breaks tie, stops Eaglettes in 4th
With the game tied going into the fourth quarter, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes were outscored by six points in the final stanza and fell 47-41 to Cookeville in the Cannon County Tournament on Friday. Shelbyville posted a 9-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and a 20-17 halftime advantage. The game was knotted 30-all after three quarters...
Eagles come alive too late in defeat
A slow start proved to be more than the Shelbyville Golden Eagles could overcome in a 67-50 loss to Cookeville at the Cannon County Tournament on Friday. Cookeville outscored the Eagles 16-3 in the first quarter, led 30-16 at halftime and posted a 46-28 advantage going into the fourth quarter where the Eagles put up 22 points...
Fanning's best night boosts Viking win
CHAPEL HILL -- Blake Fanning scored a career-high 34 points in leading the Community Vikings to a convincing 74-57 victory over Watertown Friday afternoon at the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic. Fanning scored all of his points in the first three quarters as the Vikings broke open a close game by pulling away in the second half...
Defense lacks in Lady Champion loss
The Cascade Lady Champions fell to the Stewart County Rebelettes 39-29 on Friday in Forrest's annual Thanksgiving tournament. The Lady Champions started out slow offensively on Friday -- going scoreless in the first quarter -- but played stellar defense and held the Rebelettes to only six points...
Sanders signs with Alabama A&M
Years of dedication and hard work in the classroom, as well as on the softball field, have paid off for Shelbyville Central senior third baseman/power hitter Tiana Sanders. Sanders signed a letter of intent to continue her education -- as well as softball career -- at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, a NCAA Division I school in the Southwest Atlantic Conference...
Bell powers Creek Wood past Viqueens
CHAPEL HILL -- The Community Viqueens couldn't find an answer for Rachel Bell as they dropped a tough 50-47 decision to Creek Wood Wednesday afternoon in a battle of unbeatens at the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic. Bell scored 32 points in a nip-and-tuck game which saw neither team gain more than a five-point advantage...
Eaglette soccer standouts
Shelbyville Central soccer players received awards at their annual banquet. From left are Keely Smith (Freshman of the Year), Courtney Hornaday (Defensive Player of the Year), Savannah O'Neal (Eaglette Award), Savannah Odeneal (MVP),Tiana Sanders (Offensive Player of the Year) and Sydney Shortridge (Leadership Award).
Fouls foul up Eagleville loss
Shelbyville Central started strong but faded in the fourth quarter in a 59-45 loss to visiting Smyrna in a non district matchup on Tuesday night. The teams combined to commit a total of 49 fouls whick led to a combined 59 free throw attempts. Shelbyville collected 25 fouls while Smyrna had 24...
Eagles notch first win
It was a huge come-from-behind victory as Shelbyville Central claimed a 41-39 win over previously unbeaten Smyrna on Tuesday night. After trailing 10-7 at the end of the first quarter and 21-15 at halftime, Shelbyville outscored the visiting Bulldogs 13-3 in the third quarter to take a 28-24 lead into the fourth quarter...
Vikes overcome fouls for win
They say good teams find a way to win. With a handful of starters flirting with foul trouble, the Community Vikings were able to work through the adversity and hit a handful of shots down the stretch to claim a 74-62 win over visiting Santa Fe on Monday night...
Viqueens win after early scare
The Community Viqueens held visiting Santa Fe to just three points in the second half of Monday's non-district game in Unionville, and cruised to a 55-24 victory. In the first few minutes of the game, though, Santa Fe was able to convert its first few possessions into an 8-0 lead...
Late push gives Eaglettes win
SMYRNA -- Strong second and third quarters propelled Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes to a 45-24 victory over host Stewarts Creek on Friday night. After trailing 7-6 at the end of the first, the Eaglettes outscored the Lady Red Hawks 33-7 in the second and third quarters to cruise to the 21-point margin of victory...
Bad second half dooms Eagles
It was even at halftime, but Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles struggled in the second half in a 57-44 loss at Stewarts Creek on Friday night, With the game knotted at 30-all at the intermission, the Red Hawks outscored the Eagles 27-14 in the second half to seal the deal...
Lady Feet edged in new coach's home debut
A new season means a new team for the Webb Lady Feet. Along with that new team is new head coach Adam Feldbruegge. In Friday night's 2013 home opener against the Huntland Lady Hornets, the Lady Feet missed some chances and eventually fell, 41-39. Offense was at a premium for both teams in the first half...