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Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

Cascade Athletics

Feet win another dual clash (08/28/15)
The Webb School continues to roll, defeating Cascade in another dual-team match on Thursday afternoon at River Bend Country Club, 166- 216. Webb's Eli Freeman earned match medalist honors, carding a round-low of 37. Oscar Westh-Blanc and Jarrod Wilson followed with a 43, while Luke Garland finished the varsity scoring for the Feet with a 44...
Champs hope to show improvement Friday (08/27/15)
The Cascade Champions had a rough go in their 2015 opener, allowing 21 unanswered points to Moore County and suffering a 24-14 loss. Coach Jake Tyre knows his team can produce better results -- and he's got high hopes for Friday's non-region game against Lewis County...
Forrest scores late to down Lady Champs (08/26/15)
Though the Forrest Lady Rockets escaped Wartrace with a 3-0 win, the final score wasn't quite indicative of just how close the game was for the better part of 75 minutes. Both squads, while held scoreless in the first half, had a handful of missed chances on both ends of the field...
Champs sputter as Moore County steps into control (08/23/15)
Coach Jake Tyre knows his Cascade team is better than the final outcome of Friday night's Week Zero opener against Moore County. After taking a 14-6 lead, the Champions surrendered 21 unanswered points to the Raiders and suffered a 28-14 loss to begin the 2015 season...
Locals fall in golf tri-match (08/21/15)
Shelbyville Central and Cascade fell to Lincoln County in a tri-match on Thursday afternoon at River Bend Country Club. Lincoln County fired a team 163 followed by Shelbyville Central with a 178 and Cascade at 184. Cascade's Tyler Huff was low medalist with a 35 while Elliott Smith paced the Eagles with a 37...
Cascade to host longtime foe Moore County on Friday night (08/20/15)
There's nothing like a good rivalry to begin the season. On Friday night, the Cascade Champions will open the 2015 schedule with a home rendition of the long-time rivalry against Moore County. Though it doesn't carry district implications of years past, both teams are still playing for plenty of early momentum in the schedule...
ONE LAST RIDE: Cascade alumni get one more night under the lights (08/18/15)
When high school athletes hang up the pads for their final game during their senior year, the vast majority of players will never step foot on a football field again. On Saturday night, generations of Cascade Champions and Forrest Rockets got to relive the glory days and do just that...
Champs have strong Jamboree showing (08/16/15)
Cascade coach Jake Tyre had plenty to be happy about with his team's showing in Friday night's Pencil City Jamboree. In the team's first quarter against Class 4A Creek Wood, the Champions' up-tempo offense quickly put the Red Hawks on their heels. Senior quarterback Austin Hass marched the Champs deep into the Red Hawk red zone, but saw the drive stall out near the 15 yard-line...
Second Pencil City Jamboree kicks off Friday night (08/13/15)
Football fans across Bedford County will have a great chance to get a sneak preview of the upcoming high school season on Friday night at the second annual Pencil City Jamboree, hosted by the Shelbyville Central Golden Eagles. A huge success last year, the Pencil City Jamboree is set to be even more exciting this year...
Central golfers claim tri-match (08/12/15)
Shelbyville Central claimed a District 8-AAA win over Lincoln County along with a victory over Cascade in a tri-match on Tuesday afternoon at River Bend Country Club. The Golden Eagles carded a team score of 188 followed by Lincoln County's 192 and Cascade's 226...
Hard work has QB Hass poised for breakout year (08/04/15)
Cascade coach Jake Tyre is expecting big things from his team in 2015. He's got even higher hopes for his senior quarterback, Austin Hass. "I'm expecting Austin to have a breakout year this year. He's going to exceed a lot of expectations. I expect big numbers," Tyre said...
Champions reload: 'Power team' will be more grounded this year (07/28/15)
A year ago, the Cascade Champions graduated 11 players and were left with several question marks moving into the offseason. One of the biggest losses was Ivan Spencer, who was the Champions' most versatile player. Between punt returning, lining up at receiver and leading the Cascade backfield, Champion coach Jake Tyre was tasked with replacing his top-producing player from last season...
Champs return to Class 2A and renew area rivalries (07/23/15)
Two years ago, Cascade High School was given a notice the school would be moving up in classification from 2A football to 3A--and perhaps the most brutal district in the state, featuring perennial powers CPA, Giles County and Marshall County. In 2015, the Champions will get to see some familiar competition...
Spencer steps down; Lady Champs coach pursues 'dream' at Ole Miss (07/15/15)
Chad Spencer has been around Cascade basketball for the past eight years. As of last week, Spencer has handed over his whistle for a position on the Ole Miss women's basketball coaching staff. "This is a tremendous opportunity. Growing up when I first got interested in coaching, the SEC was the Mecca of women's basketball at the college level. I found myself intrigued watching the SEC. To me, it's the best league in college sports," Spencer said...
Cascade's Gardner on All-State team (07/01/15)
After leading Cascade to an improbable finish in the Class AA baseball tournament that left the Champions as the third-best team in the state, senior Sam Gardner earned all-state honors for his efforts as the Champion ace pitcher. Gardner finished with an 8-2 overall record and a 0.94 ERA. He struck out 100 batters while walking just 22 in 67.1 innings pitched...
Another full day of Eaglette team camp (06/17/15)
Chuckey Doak vs. Watertown (8 a.m.), Carter vs. Grundy Co. (9 a.m.), Shelbyville vs. Giles Co. (10 a.m.), Smyrna vs. Culleoka (11 a.m.), Carter vs. Moore Co. (12 p.m.), Shelbyville vs. Briarcrest (1 p.m.), Giles Co. vs. East Magnet (2 p.m.), Cascade vs. Station Camp (3 p.m.)...