Champs chase 12-AA win as road run begins
The Cascade Champions (2-2, 0-1 12-AA) are hungry for a district win. Not only are they hungry for a win, but they need a win to kick off the first of four upcoming road games--none of which look to be a walk in the park. Cascade's first road test begins Friday against the Giles County Bobcats (2-2, 0-1 12-AA) in Pulaski...
Two Champs reach state; Gordon, Huff earn berths
BURNS -- For the fourth consecutive year, the Cascade Champions will be represented at the TSSAA Class A/AA State Golf Tournament. While not able to defeat state power CPA as a team, Cascade saw Tyler Huff advance for the second year in a row, and Chad Gordon make a return trip to the tournament after missing the cut last year...
Central claims pair of cross country victories
In Monday's Community Invitational Cross Country meet, the Shelbyville Central Golden Eagles were able to claim a pair of team victories, with the Eagles posting a team score of 27 for the win, while the Eaglettes claimed an eight-point win over Moore County with a 32...
Champs survive determined Vikings
Anytime Cascade and Community meet--no matter the sport--fans are sure to get their money's worth. Friday night's rivalry game was no exception. The Community Vikings (0-4) were able to strike quick and build a sizable lead, but in the end, couldn't hold off a furious rally by the Champions (2-2) and fell, 42-28...
RIVALS CLASH; But this year, both teams' primary focus is just trying to claim a sorely-needed win
Flashback two years ago--Cascade vs. Community at The Stable. In a game that saw the two former district rivals go blow for blow against one another, the Champions were able to outlast their rivals with a 28-26 win. Last year, Community once again stood toe-to-toe with the Champions, disrupted the run game and gave another scare, but again fell short in the second half and dropped a 28-0 decision...
Spring Hill too much for Lady Champs
It was a rough district showdown for the Cascade Lady Champions on Tuesday evening. Hosting a talented Spring Hill squad, the Lady Champs just couldn't contain the speedy Lady Raiders and fell, 6-1. For much of the first half, the Lady Champions were able to hold their ground against a relentless Spring Hill offense that dominated time of possession...
Cascade earns region berths
LAWRENCEBURG -- Cascade golf coach Chad Spencer has coached a lot of successful players over the past few years. This year has been no different. On Monday at Lawrence County Country Club, both the Champions and Lady Champions punched their tickets to the upcoming region match at Montgomery Bell Golf Course...
Champs outrun Vikes
The Cascade Champion cross country team claimed a 24-32 win over Community on Monday afternoon in a dual-team race, held at Cascade. Logan Baldwin won the race for the Champions, crossing the finish line in 20:24. In the girls race, Bailey Sudduth claimed the victory with a finish time of 26:45...
Champs can't cash in on chances, fall to Raiders
SPRING HILL -- Call it a "could-have-won" or perhaps a "should-have-won" District 12-AA opener for the Cascade Champions (1-2, 0-1 12-AA). The Champions had their chances on Friday night, but just couldn't quite get over the hump and suffered a 24-20 loss to Spring Hill (3-0, 1-0 12-AA)...
Rebs take charge vs. Champs, Feet
On Thursday afternoon, the Webb School and Cascade hosted Franklin County at River Bend Country Club, but couldn't fend off the Rebs, who won the tri-match with a team-low 158. Cascade followed with a 165, while Webb finished with a 207. Franklin County's Chase Wheeler was the match medalist, carding a 36...
Champs focus on repairs
After last week's loss to the Forrest Rockets (1-1), Coach Jake Tyre had a simple plan for getting his team back on track--focus on Cascade football. "We went back to the basics a lot this week--really just fixing Cascade. I think we got caught up in the game," Tyre said...
Forrest too much for Champs
The Cascade Champions were down early, had a sputtering offense, and a defense struggling to stop the potent Forrest ground game in Friday's Week One rivalry game. Although the Champs trailed 21-0 at the end of one, Cascade eventually tied the game up, but in the end couldn't hold off a power run game by the Rockets and fell 35-21...
Champs face 'biggest rival'
There's some history between the Cascade Champions (1-0) and the Forrest Rockets (0-1). So much so that Champion coach Jake Tyre referred to the Rockets as the Champs' biggest rivals. Although the two schools are no longer district rivals, Tyre says the rivalry is as electric as ever...
Champs race past Cougs
MURFREESBORO -- The Cascade Champions hit the road on Tuesday night, traveling to Murfreesboro to face the Middle Tennessee Christian Cougars. The Champions never slowed down from the game's opening drive as they cruised by the Cougars 28-8. Cascade received the opening kickoff and scored in under three minutes thanks to a seven-yard run by tailback Jay Hall. Hall was also on the receiving end of a two-point-conversion pass to put the Champs up 8-0...
This one's for No. 5
Following the death Wednesday of Cory Phillips, who wore No. 5 during his football-playing days at Cascade High, Champion sophomore Hunter Calvert gave his No. 5 jersey to Phillips' cousin, Logan, to wear in his memory during the 2014 season. On Friday night, Logan Phillips led the team onto the field, holding a "5" up in memory of Cory, whose funeral was held Saturday. (T-G Photo by Chris Siers)
Cascade gives Tyre first victory
For the first time in 18 years, the Cascade Champions have a new coach calling the shots from the sidelines. With the Champions' 34-7 win over Watertown on Friday night, the Jake Tyre era of Cascade football is off to a prosperous start. "It feels awesome. I didn't really think about it until we got down there with the guys. It's a good feeling to get that first one," Tyre said...
Cascade tops Webb
In their past two games, the Cascade Lady Champions have scored an eye-popping 17 goals while earning two shutout victories in the process. Their latest victim, Webb, came in a 7-0 victory on Thursday night. Webb simply had no answer for Cascade's Cassidy Carpenter, who found the back of the net five times against the Lady Feet...
Champs aiming for strong start
For the past two seasons, the Cascade Champions have owned the upper hand against the Watertown Purple Tigers. Two years ago, the Champs defeated Watertown 24-21 in the first road playoff victory in school history. Cascade followed with a 42-6 blowout win in their 2013 opener, taking a 2-0 advantage over the last three years...
Pencil City Jamboree a hit
In the inaugural Pencil City Jamboree on Friday night, Bedford County football fans were delighted to a round-robin style jamboree featuring Shelbyville Central, Cascade, Community, Cannon County and Lincoln County High Schools. The teams played fully-simulated quarters and got a chance to take the field just one week before opening kickoffs...
Champs tie with Lincoln County
It may have been a tie on the scoreboard, but the Cascade Champions walked away from Friday night's scrimmage against Lincoln County feeling like they earned a "W". Although they played well overall, things didn't start so well for Cascade. The Falcons took the opening kickoff on their own 30-yard line and went on a 70-yard, 14-play scoring drive that ended with a one-yard dive into the end zone...
Jamboree kicks off tonight
High school football fans will have a chance to see three Bedford County teams on the same night. Shelbyville Central will host the inaugural Pencil City Jamboree tonight at 6:30. Cascade, Community and the Golden Eagles will be playing along with Lincoln County and Cannon County...
Champs down Eagles, Tigers in tri-match
LEWISBURG -- In a non-district tri-match on Thursday afternoon at Saddle Creek Golf Club, the Cascade Champions blew past Shelbyville Central and Marshall County. Cascade carded the team low of 156 on the afternoon, followed by Marshall County's 167...
SC hosts Pencil City Jamboree
Local high school football fans will have a chance to see three Bedford County teams on the same night. Shelbyville Central will host the inaugural Pencil City Jamboree Friday this Friday night starting at 6:30. Cascade, Community and the Golden Eagles will be playing along with Lincoln County and Cannon County...
Champs look impressive; Offense, defense shine in three-way scrimmage action
It may only have been a preseason scrimmage between Cascade, Gordonsville and Eagleville, but Cascade coach Jake Tyre likes what he sees from his squad with just a little over a week until opening kickoffs of the 2014 season. The Champs looked promising at times against both Eagleville and Gordonsville on Tuesday evening...
Cascade golfers claim victories
ROCKVALE -- After being rained out at Blackberry Ridge on Monday evening, the Cascade golf teams followed up with a pair of wins from the boys and girls teams. For the boys, Tanner Burks was the match medalist, shooting a round-low 38 to lead the Champs to the win...