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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Cascade Athletics

Calvert, Sliger on track to hit field for Cascade (07/06/16)
ACL tears are just about the worst injury a player can sustain. Not only is the injury painful, but the recovery time can take upwards of an entire year to recover. For two Cascade High School football players, their year of recovery is almost up. Rising seniors Hunter Calvert and Hayden Sliger both sustained ACL tears early in the 2015 season, ending their junior year early on...
Blue Jays draft Carkuff (06/14/16)
Former Cascade pitcher Jared Carkuff has been drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays. Selected in the 35th round and as the overall 1,062nd pick, Carkuff was the fourth pitcher from the Austin Peay baseball team to be selected in the 2016 draft. Carkuff's selection comes as he wrapped up a stellar career at APSU, where he recorded a 6-1 record this season and held a team-best 3.57 ERA...
Bedford's Best: Seniors named athletes of year (06/05/16)
As their senior seasons concluded earlier this year, three particular Bedford County athletes were honored for their efforts as their respective careers concluded. Representing Shelbyville Central as the athlete of the year was O.J. Davis, Cascade was Shaina Schneider, and Community was Darian Pride...
Gaston's intensive search ends at Missouri Valley (06/01/16)
It wasn't the easiest path, but after a long search, former Cascade basketball player Maya Gaston has found her home for the next four years. After transferring to Riverdale for her senior year, Gaston inked her letter of intent to continue her basketball career at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri...
Bowling scholarship (05/27/16)
Cascade's Anna Holcombe has signed a bowling scholarship with Martin Methodist. Seated from left around Anna are her mother, Caty Dorsett, and father, Wayne Holcombe. Standing, from left, assistant principal-Neil Watson, principal Tim Harwell. coach Ben Biddy and family friend Rick Jones. (Submitted photo)
PITCHERS' MARATHON: Lady Champs drop 12-inning epic to Heritage (05/20/16)
WHITE HOUSE -- It was a game that neither team wanted to lose. With a trip to the Class AA state tournament on the line, Cascade and White House Heritage battled for 12 innings before Heritage walked off on a game-winning RBI double in the bottom of the 12th inning, ending Cascade's season with a 2-1 decision...
Lady Champions fall to mighty Waverly (05/19/16)
WAVERLY -- Wednesday night's Region 6-AA championship showcased two of the premier teams in the state, featuring a pitchers duel that saw a combined five hits between Cascade and Waverly. While Cascade (26-7) saw another stellar outing from freshman Brooke Sudduth, Waverly kept the Cascade bats silenced and claimed the 2-0 win to pick up the Region 6-AA title...
Cascade earns region title clash (05/17/16)
For the first time since the early 1990s, the Cascade Lady Champion softball team will play for a region title. Cascade (26-6) advanced to the Region 6-AA tournament with another shutout victory, defeating Creek Wood on Monday night in the tournament semifinals, 4-0...
SCRIMMAGE ACTION (05/17/16)
Lady Champions bring home 12-AA softball crown (05/15/16)
FRANKLIN -- Going into Friday's District 12-AA championship round, the Cascade Lady Champions were going to have to win two-straight over Page, who was unbeaten in the tournament, in order to claim the tournament championship. That's just what they did...
Lady Champs reach title clash (05/13/16)
Even the rains couldn't derail the Cascade Lady Champions' hopes of a 12-AA title. After falling to Page on Wednesday night, Cascade rallied to defeat Marshall County 3-1 on Thursday and advanced to the 12-AA championship round at Page. Marshall County knocked in the game's first run after a leadoff triple off freshman pitcher Brooke Sudduth in the top of the first inning...
Loss seriously sets back Lady Champs' hopes (05/12/16)
It's been more than a year since the Cascade Lady Champions have lost to a District 12-AA team. That streak came to an end on Wednesday evening when Page silenced the Cascade bats and claimed a 3-1 win over the Lady Champions in the semifinals of the District 12-AA winners bracket...
Shutout advances Lady Champs (05/10/16)
Sisters Bailey and Brooke Sudduth provided the one-two punch the Cascade Lady Champions needed to advance in the winners bracket in the District 12-AA tournament on Monday night. Brooke Sudduth provided the stellar effort from the pitcher's circle, while older sister Bailey provided the bulk of Cascade's offense in the 2-0 win over Spring Hill...
Champs close year with loss to Page (05/10/16)
FRANKLIN -- It was a tough way to end what's been a tough year. On Saturday afternoon, the Cascade Champions (13-19) saw their season come to a close with an 8-2 loss at Page. "It was a frustrating year. We had some highlights, but it seemed like we never got over the hump," said coach Brandon Bassham...
Champs claim opener (05/06/16)
SPRING HILL -- The Cascade Champion soccer squad claimed a 2-0 first-round tournament win over Spring Hill on Thursday afternoon. Josue Nieto provided the Champions with all the offense needed to pick up the win, scoring a goal in each half. "It was another great performance by the team," said coach Zach Spears...
Champs take tough opening 12-AA defeat (05/06/16)
SPRING HILL -- It was a tough District 12-AA tournament opener for the Cascade Champions on Thursday afternoon. Offense was scarce and the Champions (13-18) took a tough one on the chin, falling 5-0. Senior first baseman Brady Parker accounted for the lone Cascade hit...
Forrest spoils senior night, blanks Lady Champions (05/04/16)
It's been a while since the Cascade Lady Champions have lost -- 37 days to be exact. Unfortunately for the Lady Champions, they ran into a buzzsaw against perennial power Forrest on senior night on Tuesday. Cascade (21-5) just couldn't crack pitcher Sam King and suffered a 10-0 loss...
Champs, Vikings deliver another classic (05/03/16)
Whenever Cascade and Community meet on the baseball diamond, it's the same ole same ole. After the Vikings (16-15) claimed a 5-4 win over the Champions (13-17) earlier this season, Cascade repaid the favor Monday night on senior night, claiming a 5-4 win of its own...
Cascade seniors honored (05/03/16)
PERFECT FINISH: Lady Champs stop Marshall Co. with another Sudduth no-hitter (04/29/16)
All season long, the Cascade Lady Champions have had the goal to finish the 2016 district schedule unbeaten. Mission accomplished. Cascade (21-4, 10-0 12-AA) completed its goal on Thursday afternoon, defeating Marshall County in the regular season district game with yet another no-hitter from rookie sensation Brooke Sudduth...
Rockets down Champs with big 3rd (04/29/16)
The Cascade Champions took another tough one on the chin Thursday afternoon, falling 6-3 to visiting Forrest. The Rockets took a 2-0 lead on the Champs in the top of the second frame, but saw Cascade answer with two of its own in the bottom of the frame...