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Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

High School Sports

Vikings find right time for 1st win (12/04/16)
At the end of the season, the record that is most important to Coach Robbie Davis and the Community Vikings is the mark inside District 9-A. After losing their first five games of the season outside of the district, the Vikings found the right time to put a 'W' in the win column, coming back in dramatic style to tie the game at the end of regulation before recording an 80-76 overtime victory over the Huntland Hornets Friday night...
Crouch, Lady Champs win first game (12/04/16)
With the game on the line Friday night against Grundy County, Lady Champion sophomore Haleigh Crouch wanted the ball. Twice, with the game on the line, she put her team ahead late in the fourth quarter--the second of which secured her team's first win of the season when Cascade defeated the Lady Yellow Jackets, 53-49...
Eaglettes step up, win in second half (12/04/16)
MANCHESTER -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes blew open a close game in the second half in a 55-45 victory District 8-AAA victory on Friday evening. It was the first district game of the season for Shelbyville Central (2-2, 1-0) and the first district win for first-year head coach Kim Dye...
Gardner's push helps Champs claim victory (12/04/16)
Seth Gardner gave the Cascade Champions (6-1) the offensive start they needed on Friday night against Grundy County. But it was the entire team's defensive efforts that landed the home team a 55-40 win over the Yellow Jackets (0-5). "We played great in the first half. Had very few turnovers. We shot the ball extremely well. WE found the open man with the extra pass," said Champion coach Mike Edmondson...
Three Feet reach double figures (12/04/16)
MURFREESBORO -- The Webb School got the chance to flex its offensive muscle on Friday night at Providence Christian. Webb rallied behind the efforts of Keon Johnson, Wes Watson and Hayden Weeks, all of whom reached double figures, and cruised to a 67-21 win...
Viqueens pay the price for multiple missed shots (12/04/16)
The Community Viqueens led briefly in the second quarter, but couldn't overcome the outside shooting of Ali Golden and the Huntland Lady Hornets Friday night as the Lady Hornets defeated the Viqueens 59-49 in the District 9-A opener. Several misses from close range and at the foul line were costly for the Viqueens in the loss...
Second half letdown leads to Eagle loss (12/04/16)
MANCHESTER -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles saw a first half lead slip away in a 57-48 District 8-AAA loss Friday night. "It was a tough loss to start district play but I thought the players worked hard as a team and moved the ball well," Eagle coach Ben Holl said. "Jamal Harden really stepped up and led our young guys when they were given an opportunity with others out."...
Slow start hurts SC vs. Stewarts Creek (11/30/16)
SMYRNA -- Take away the first quarter and the outcome might have been different in Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles 69-51 loss at Stewarts Creek on Tuesday night. The Eagles (0-4) fell behind 24-10 in the first quarter and played the Red Hawks to within four points over the next three periods...
Rebounds, shooting off for Eaglettes (11/30/16)
SMYRNA -- Poor rebounding and shooting proved to be costly for Shelbyville Central in a 57-40 loss to host Stewarts Creek in a non-district matchup on Tuesday evening. The Eaglettes (1-2) found a way to keep the game close in the early going, trailing by 13-10 at the end of the first quarter and 29-22 at halftime...
Champ seniors lead win (11/30/16)
LYNCHBURG -- For the second straight game, Seth Gardner has led the Cascade Champions (4-1) to a victory by scoring 20 or more points. While his game-high 22 was noteworthy, his fellow senior teammates delivered as well, in the Champions' 63-41 win at Moore County on Tuesday night...
Best quarter not enough for Cascade (11/30/16)
LYNCHBURG -- The Cascade Lady Champions put forth perhaps their best efforts so far on the young season, following a sluggish first quarter, on Tuesday night at Moore County. While Cascade was able to make some strides, those efforts were in vain, with the Lady Champions falling to Moore County, 69-41...
Viqueens battle but fall short against Page (11/30/16)
FRANKLIN -- The Community Viqueens were tied at halftime against the Page Lady Patriots, but a big third quarter helped the Lady Patriots defeat the Viqueens 47-38 in a non-district basketball tilt Tuesday night. The Viqueens, who have been hit by the injury bug in recent weeks, only suited eight players in the game against the Lady Patriots...
Long shots doom Vikings (11/30/16)
FRANKLIN -- The Community Vikings were down 30-16 at halftime, but a huge Page Patriot second half and 13 three-pointers were too much for the Vikings as the Patriots won a 76-29 non-district contest Tuesday night. Community (0-5) used three points from Jackson Wisener in the first quarter while Isaiah Forrest had eight points, including two treys for Page. The Patriots led 15-9 after one quarter...
Freshman Johnson drops 27 on MJCA in road win (11/30/16)
Mt. JULIET -- Mt. Juliet Christian had no answer for Webb's Keon Johnson. The Webb freshman scored early and often, posting a game-high 27 points to lead the Webb School to a 59-47 road win on Tuesday night. It was a slow start for both offenses in the opening frame, with the two teams combining for just 17 points...
Champs win 2 at Classic (11/27/16)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Cascade Champions picked up a pair of wins in the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic on Friday in Chapel Hill, defeating Summertown 69-57 and host Forrest 51-46. In the first game against Summertown, Cascade senior Hayden Edmondson delivered the bulk of the Champion offense, scoring 23 points...
Rally too late for Lady Champs (11/27/16)
CHAPEL HILL -- After a close first half in the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic, Mt. Pleasant began to pull away from the Cascade Lady Champions in the third quarter. Though Cascade rallied for 16 in the fourth, Mt. Pleasant held on for the 41-34 win. After the first half of play, Cascade trailed Mt. Pleasant by just four points...
Eagles downed in OT (11/27/16)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles fought a hard battle but fell 45-37 to Smyrna in overtime after playing to a 37-all score at the end of regulation. Darius Young led the Eagles with 12 points with Roger Pryor netting 11. Webb School recently claimed a 71-60 win over Red Boiling Springs...
Duke signee Campbell looks toward exciting future (11/25/16)
A combination of academics and athletic talent is a great combination for any student athlete and such is the case for Shelbyville Central senior Kethlin Campbell. Campbell recently signed a letter of intent to extend her education as well as track career at Duke University...
Viqueens come from behind, score win over Mt. Pleasant (11/25/16)
CHAPEL HILL -- It wasn't always pretty, but the Community Viqueens used an 8-0 run in the final three minutes to come from behind and defeat the Mt. Pleasant Lady Tigers 41-37 Wednesday at the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic. A 17-of-23 performance at the free throw line, including 8-of-10 at the foul line in the fourth quarter, helped the Viqueens overcome a tough shooting day from the field...
Eaglettes surprise Lebanon (11/24/16)
Outstanding defense and precise shooting proved to be the difference as Shelbyville Central cruised to a 54-32 victory over previously unbeaten Lebanon at home on Tuesday evening. The Eaglettes (1-1) jumped out to a quick start, posting a 25-3 lead at the end of the first quarter...
Champions use 3s to defeat Vikings (11/24/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Cascade Champions had 15 field goals in the game, with seven of those being three-pointers, as the Champions defeated the Community Vikings 56-49 Tuesday night. Cascade (2-1) never trailed in the contest. "Neither one of us was shooting very well," Coach Mike Edmondson of the Champions said. "It was just a struggle. We had enough of a lead to get to the foul line and make some free throws. That was a key for us."...
Long run in 3rd boosts Viqueens (11/24/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens used an 18-0 run in the third quarter to break open a close game and went on to defeat the Cascade Lady Champions 70-49 in an intra-county matchup Tuesday night. The first quarter was even as Keeley Sutton of the Lady Champions and Alyssa Freeman of the Viqueens each scored six points. The two teams were deadlocked at 12-12 heading to the second quarter...
Eagles show improvement in loss (11/24/16)
It wasn't a win but there has been improvement made as the Shelbyville Central Golden Eagles dropped a 64-52 decision to visiting Lebanon on Tuesday night. "I thought we played better than we did in our first game last week," Central coach Ben Holl said. "That's what I'm looking for at this stage of the season. I thought we did a much better job on defense and I know that we will continue to improve on offense."...
Viqueems knock off Rebelettes (11/22/16)
TULLAHOMA -- The Community Viqueens rebounded from an opening game loss with a 58-41 victory over the Franklin County Rebelettes Saturday. The Viqueens got off to a good start, outscoring the Rebelettes 10-4 in the first quarter. With four players picking up two fouls by the end of the second quarter, the Community substitutes picked up the slack. A. K. Lemmons and Logan Brothers combined for 10 points off the bench to lead the Viqueens to a 27-19 halftime advantage...
Vikes drop Hall of Champions games (11/22/16)
TULLAHOMA -- The Community Vikings dropped two Hall of Champions games to AAA teams Saturday. The Vikings got off to a rough start against the Franklin County Rebels, scoring only one point in the first quarter. The Rebels extended their lead to 31-8 at halftime...