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Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Cascade Athletics

Lady Champs do it in 4th (12/09/14)
After finishing the first quarter deadlocked with the Eagleville Lady Eagles (6-4), the Cascade Lady Champions broke the game open with a 24-point effort in the fourth quarter and cruised to a 64-48 victory on Monday night. The name of the game for the Lady Champions on Monday night was high percentage shooting...
Champs fall in overtime to Eagleville (12/09/14)
After struggling through much of the first three quarters, Cascade seniors James Lattimore and Marky Gilmore helped the Champions battle back and force an overtime period against visiting Eagleville on Monday night. Despite rallying late in the game, the Champions (5-3) couldn't get enough stops and ultimately fell 59-54...
CASCADE ALL-DISTRICT (12/09/14)
Lady Champs split Classic games (11/30/14)
Cascade's Lady Champions split games Wednesday and Friday at the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic in Chapel Hill, downing Cornersville and falling to Creek Wood. The Lady Champs turned up the defense in the second half after falling behind 29-25 at halftime, holding the Lady Bulldogs to just six points in the third quarter and five in the fourth...
Cascade splits first Forrest Classic contests (11/30/14)
Cascade's boys downed Cornersville Wednesday and fell to Fayetteville on Friday in the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic at Chapel Hill. The Champs powered their way to a 31-17 halftime lead behind good shooting efforts from Marky Gilmore, who had seven points by the break, and Dakota Newcomb and James Lattimore (six each.)...
Champs handed first loss (11/27/14)
The second and fourth quarters did in the Cascade Champions on Tuesday night as they fell 55-45 to Class AAA Franklin County in Winchester for their first loss of the season. Austin Gentry almost single-handedly kept Cascade (4-1) in the game during the first quarter, scoring 13 of their 15 points on two-pointers and foul shots. The Rebels struck back from long range, scoring all but two points on 3-pointers...
Rebelettes upend Lady Champions (11/27/14)
Cascade's Lady Champions stayed close at times, but an early-game surge helped the Franklin County Rebelettes to a 55-45 win Tuesday night in Winchester. Laura Henley, the game's leading scorer with 20 points, proved her worth in the first quarter with 11 markers as Franklin County took a 16-8 lead...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Powerful Heritage ends Champs' year (11/09/14)
WHITE HOUSE -- An explosive offense coupled with big plays by the White House-Heritage Patriots was too much for the Cascade Champions to overcome Friday night as the Patriots won 47-7 in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs. The loss ended the season for Cascade (4-7) and was the last game for 13 Champion seniors...
READY TO SURPRISE; Tough slate prepared Champs for playoffs (11/06/14)
The Cascade Champions could be the most unlikely and improbable team to earn a berth in the TSSAA Class 3A state playoffs. Finishing the regular season with a 4-6 overall record, it might be simple to dismiss the Champions on that record alone. But on closer inspection, the Champions have faced one of the most brutal and grueling schedules of anyone in the state, with nine opponents in the regular season qualifying for postseason berths...
Champs settle down after CPA run (11/02/14)
There's not much scarier than facing the No. 2 CPA Lions (10-0, 5-0 12-AA) on Halloween night. Though Jake Tyre's team was out-gunned early, the Champions (4-6, 0-5 12-AA) regained some composure in the final three quarters and posted a very respectable score against the talented Lions, 57-31...
No. 1 CPA challenges Champs on senior night (10/30/14)
The Cascade Champions have a tough task on senior night Friday. The top-ranked CPA Lions (9-0, 4-0 12-AA) are slated to invade the Stable to finish out the final week of the 2014 regular season. Approaching Friday night, Champion coach Jake Tyre says his team is going into it with the mindset it's just another game on the schedule...
Parker's first catch wins game for Champs (10/26/14)
Junior Brady Parker hadn't caught a pass all season--until Friday night. But the one catch he made on Friday night might be the biggest catch anyone in a Champion uniform has made all year. On fourth and long with 1:28 to go, the Champions (4-5) were trailing the Jo Byrns Red Devils (3-6), 12-7...
Champions must win to reach playoffs (10/23/14)
It's been nearly a month since the Cascade Champions claimed their last victory. With just two weeks left in the 2014 season, the Champions need to knock off the Jo Byrns Red Devils on Friday night in order to keep their playoff chances alive. "It's huge for playoffs and for the kids' morale. If we win Friday it puts us in a position to make the playoffs," said Champion coach Jake Tyre...
Cascade High hosts 'Pink Out' game Friday (10/22/14)
It's pink out time in Tennessee! This fall 37 high schools across Tennessee are trading their traditional school colors for the pink jerseys of the fight against breast cancer. One of those is Cascade High School. The Champions are hosting Pink Out Night this Friday at 7 p.m. against Jo Byrns. Pink Out Night is sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance of Tennessee, and all proceeds go to the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer...
Two bad quarters equal 1 loss (10/19/14)
FRANKLIN -- Champion coach Jake Tyre was happy with how his team started each of the first and second halves at Page on Friday night. But his team ran into a slew of problems in the second and fourth quarters and ultimately dropped another district loss to the Patriots, 42-13...
Rested Champs are healthy again (10/16/14)
After falling to Marshall County, 50-19, two weeks ago, the Cascade Champions were tired, battered and bruised. Coming at a prime time in the schedule, last week's bye week for the Champions (3-4, 0-3 12-AA) was just what the doctor ordered, according to head coach Jake Tyre...
Rebelettes hand Cascade 2-0 loss (10/08/14)
The Franklin County Rebelettes spoiled senior night for the Cascade Lady Champions on Thursday with a 2-0 win. A pair of goals by Franklin County juniors Cheyenne Christian and Summer Stines proved to be enough to lift the visitors to the win. After a scoreless first half, Stines broke through with 26:15 left in regulation, with Christian adding the insurance goal barely 30 seconds later...