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Thursday, Sep. 29, 2016

Cascade Athletics

Champs looking for consistency (09/29/16)
Coach Jake Tyre is looking for consistency. At times, his offense has been able to move the chains with great success, but at times, finishing those drives has been a trouble. "We just have to find ways to get the ball around. There's times we've looked good and times we haven't couldn't move the ball around. We ran into one of the best defenses in the state last week. We just have to keep doing what we're doing and hopefully we'll break through," he said...
Lane's season ends in region tournament (09/28/16)
BURNS -- Cascade's Lexi Lane saw her career come to a close with another stellar outing in the region golf tournament on Tuesday at Montgomery Bell State Park. Lane was the third overall finisher and represented the Lady Champions well with a 96 overall score...
Page overpowers Cascade as regular season near end (09/28/16)
As the regular season winds to a close, the Cascade Lady Champions had been building momentum, preparing for post-season play. That momentum took a big hit on Tuesday evening as Cascade fell to Page 8-0. While the final score was a bit lopsided, coach Zack Spears said his team played well in spurts...
Monster first half pushes Rockets past Champions (09/25/16)
CHAPEL HILL -- Outgunned. Overpowered. Outmatched. The Cascade Champions (2-4, 0-3) found out first hand the Forrest Rockets were every bit as good as advertised. The Rockets (6-0, 3-0) imposed their will on the Champions from the opening kickoff until the final buzzer, reinforcing their top-10 ranking with a 43-7 homecoming win over Cascade on Friday night...
Lady Champions knock off SA-S (09/23/16)
The Cascade Lady Champions have been on the verge of turning the corner in their season for a while now. Cascade took one more step a little closer to being ready and primed for their postseason play with a 3-1 senior night win over St. Andrews-Sewanee...
Champs have tough task Friday at Forrest (09/22/16)
After a disappointing showing last Friday at Eagleville, the Cascade Champions have refocused their attention on the No. 6 ranked Forrest Rockets on Friday night. While Friday was a rough outing for the Champions, coach Jake Tyre says his team has responded well...
Cascade rally not enough for a win (09/21/16)
After a lop-sided first half, the Cascade Lady Champions rallied furiously in the second half and had a handful of chances to knot the score against Spring Hill, but couldn't overcome the stellar play of Lady Raider Arrielle Lemieux and fell 5-3. Lemieux proved to be the offensive force, scoring all five of Spring Hill's goals, four of which came in the first half...
Cascade sends Lane to region (09/20/16)
LAWRENCEBURG -- In the district golf tournament held Monday at the Lawrenceburg Country Club, the Cascade Champions saw their season come to a close, finishing the year with a 405 final score. Senior Hayden Edmondson posted the team-low with a 92, while Lucas Pagello turned in a 99 to conclude his season...
Mistakes hurt Champs in defeat at Eagleville (09/18/16)
EAGLEVILLE -- The Cascade Champions (2-3, 0-2) had plenty of success moving the ball up and down the field against Eagleville on Friday night. Where the successes ran out were in finishing drives and being stricken with untimely penalties in a 28-6 Region 4-AA defeat...
Lady Champions pick up big road win (09/16/16)
LEWISBURG -- The Cascade Lady Champions picked up a big road victory on Thursday evening, defeating the Marshall County Tigerettes 5-1. Freshman Carmen Ray struck the first blow of the game, scoring on an assist from Kristen Heath, to give Cascade a slim, 1-0 lead at the half...
Champs hope to end Eagleville win streak (09/15/16)
Everything comes to an end. One thing the Cascade Champions would like to end is their long drought of wins against Eagleville. It's been six years since the Cascade Champions (2-2, 0-1) defeated Eagleville in a 7-6 low-scoring thriller. Since then, Eagleville (1-2, 0-1) has won three-straight meetings, including a 21-14 region win last year...
Vikings claim team win (09/14/16)
It was a crowded day on the course at River Bend Country Club as Webb, Community, Cascade and Shelbyville Central all teed off in a nine-hole match. In the quad match, the Community boys claimed the team win with a 178 team score, led by the collective efforts of Grayson Garrette and Spencer Smith, who each shot a 40...
More physical Champs stun Fayetteville (09/11/16)
FAYETTEVILLE -- Week in, week out, Cascade coach Jake Tyre has preached that his team needed to be more physical in the trenches Do that, and the successes would come. Needless to say, the team's buying what the coach is selling. The Champions (2-2) got a big push from the boys up front and stunned the Fayetteville Tigers (3-1) in front of a homecoming crowd, 30-23, on Friday night...
Vikings win 2nd golf match this week (09/09/16)
After an 18-hole dual-team match on Tuesday at River Bend, Cascade and Community met again for a nine-hole rematch on the same course on Thursday evening. For the boys, Community took the team win, besting Cascade 170-218. Grayson Garrette took medalist honors with a 39, while Spencer Smith finished a stroke back with a 40...
Champs kick off first of 3 road games (09/08/16)
Though last week's final score wasn't an indicator, the Cascade Champions (1-2) believe they're beginning to gel on both sides of the ball. Coach Jake Tyre is a believer, too. "Every week we've gotten better. We have to control the line of scrimmage on both sides. It's gotten better every week even though the results haven't always been what we've wanted," Tyre said...
Cascade improves, but errors hurt against Coffee County in loss (09/07/16)
In a game that was played much closely than the final score indicated, the Cascade Lady Champions had a handful of defensive lapses that led to a 6-1 defeat by the Coffee County Lady Raiders. "We had a bunch of mental lapses, but as far as the actual play, we looked a whole lot better than the score looks," said coach Zack Spears...
Vikings, Lady Champs win dual team match (09/07/16)
In an 18-hole showdown on Tuesday afternoon at River Bend Country Club, the Community Vikings defeated Cascade 391-451 while the Lady Champions defeated the Viqueens 208-239. Community was led by match medalist Grayson Garrette's 91. Spencer Smith finished two strokes back, carding a 93, while Brayden Stephenson and Stone Ralston concluded varsity scoring for the Purple and Gold with a 105 and a 104, respectively...
Champs hang tough vs. Tigers (09/04/16)
By CHRIS SIERS sports@t-g.com Going into Friday night's Region 4-AA opener against Watertown, Cascade Champion coach Jake Tyre knew the Purple Tigers had a highly capable offense. While able to rack up over 400 yards, Cascade (1-2, 0-1) hung tough and perhaps gave its best effort of the season, despite a 54-7 defeat...
Champs take on 8th-ranked Watertown (09/01/16)
It's not every week you have to prepare for a top 10 ranked team to invade your home field. Not intimidated, the Cascade Champions (1-1) hope to play spoiler on Friday in the Region 4-AA opener against No. 8 Watertown (2-0) at the Stable. After falling to Lewis County a week ago, Champion coach Jake Tyre says the loss may have had a silver lining in helping refocus the Champions for Friday...
Delayed reaction: Champs ramp it up a little too late (08/28/16)
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...
Feet take 2nd match in week at River Bend (08/26/16)
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 (08/25/16)
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 (08/24/16)
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...
Champions bombard Moore Co. in opener (08/21/16)
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...
Champs coast to 1st win (08/19/16)
The Cascade Middle Champions (1-1) coasted to a huge first win on Thursday night over visiting Westwood. Led by the efforts of eighth grader Blaze Bryson, the Champions scored early and often in the 32-12 rout. Cascade needed just two plays from scrimmage before Bryson rattled loose on the first of four rushing TDs on a 43-yard TD...