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Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2016

Community Athletics

Vikings advance, just not enough in loss (09/25/16)
HOHENWALD -- The Community Vikings were able to move the ball against the Lewis County Panthers, but could not sustain any long drives as the Panthers defeated the Vikings 36-0 Friday night. Community (0-5, 0-3 R4-2A) was able to gain at least one first down on eight of their nine offensive possessions, including all six possessions in the first half, but could not find the end zone...
Community golfers close season (09/25/16)
What's been a stellar year on the links came to an end on Friday for the three remaining Community golfers. After advancing from the district tournament last Monday, Grayson Garrette, Spencer Smith and Hannah Goodwin advanced to the region tournament at the Legacy Golf Course in Springfield...
Viqueen spikers fall at Eagleville (09/23/16)
EAGLEVILLE -- It was a tough outing on Thursday night for the Community Viqueen volleyball squad, falling in three sets at backyard rival Eagleville. Eagleville took a Set 1 lead with a 25-14 win and followed with a 25-13 Set 2 victory. The Lady Eagles finished the sweep with a 25-11 victory in Set 3...
Vikings renew focus for Panthers (09/22/16)
Focus has been the keyword for Coach Chris Grooms and the Community Viking football team this week as they prepare for their non-region matchup against Lewis County Friday night. With the steady number of injuries that have besieged the Viking squad, that focus has been on getting his players ready to fill in at several positions...
Viqueens wrap up South, shut out Fayetteville (09/21/16)
UNIONVILLE -- It took a few minutes for the Community Viqueens to get their first goal, but after that the goals were aplenty as the Viqueens shut out the Fayetteville City Lady Tigers 7-0 in a district soccer match Tuesday night. Falicia Fletcher led the way with a hat trick as the Viqueens (7-2-1, 4-0 9A-AA) sewed up an unbeaten record in District 9A-AA South and a number one seed in the district tournament in October...
Community sends 3 to region (09/20/16)
CHAPEL HILL -- Though the team competition officially came to an end on Monday afternoon in the district golf tournament, Community will send three golfers on to the region golf tournament on Friday, held at the Legacy Golf Course in Springfield. In the team competition, the Vikings took fifth overall, but saw Spencer Smith and Grayson Garrette place well enough to earn individual region berths...
Second half surge nets Viqueen win (09/20/16)
HUNTLAND -- The Community Viqueens notched a key district road victory on Monday evening, riding a second-half surge at Huntland to a 3-1 win. Kim Ramos was the hero for the Purple and Gold, not only scoring the Viqueens' first goal in the second half, but assisting on two more goals...
Rockets overpower Vikings (09/18/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The explosive running game of the Forrest Rockets was too much for the Community Vikings to overcome as the unbeaten Rockets defeated the Vikings 42-0 in a Region 4-2A football game Friday night. "Forrest is well-coached and we knew we had a battle coming in," Coach Chris Grooms of the Vikings said. "We did everything we could to try to move the ball. We moved it some here and there."...
Vikes need team effort Friday (09/15/16)
With the help of a junior varsity schedule, the Community Viking football reserves have gained valuable experience. With the onslaught of injuries at key positions in the early going of the 2016 season, those reserves have had to step up in a big way...
Viqueens get rivalry win over Forrest (09/14/16)
The Community Viqueens picked up a big district win over backyard rival Forrest on Tuesday evening, defeating the Lady Rockets 4-1. While it was a total team effort, coach Chris Brothers praised the team's efforts in passing the ball and offensive movements for finding the offensive stride in the win...
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...
Community golf teams score sweep over Eagleville (09/13/16)
ROCKVALE -- It was a good Monday afternoon on the links for the Purple and Gold. Both Viqueens and Vikings earned team wins, sweeping Eagleville on its home course of Champions Run. Hannah Goodwin earned another medalist honor for Community. She shot a 48 while Maci Lemmons finished with a 61...
Vikes can't hold halftime lead (09/11/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings used a couple of defensive stops to take a lead into the halftime intermission, but finally succumbed to three Westmoreland scores in the second half as the Eagles held on to defeat the Vikings 22-14 in a Region 4-2A football battle Friday night...
Viqueens score early, outlast MTCS (09/09/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens got off to a fast start with two early goals and never trailed in staying unbeaten with a 3-2 district win over the MTCS Lady Cougars in a soccer contest Thursday night. In a game where there was no lack of action, the Viqueens (3-0-1, 1-0 9A-AA) got on the board just three minutes into the game as Haley Reed found the back of the net with an assist from Gloria Hernandez to give Community a 1-0 lead...
Viqueens fall at MTCS (09/09/16)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Viqueens suffered a district loss on Thursday night, falling to the MTCS Lady Cougars in straight sets. MTCS took Set 1 with a convincing 25-7 win, and never let off the throttle. The Lady Cougs followed with a 25-4 Set 2 win and a 25-12 match-clinching Set 3 score...
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...
Vikings needing offensive spark (09/08/16)
With the defense hanging tough against Jackson County in last week's region opener, the Community Vikings are looking to get a boost in their offense as they host the Westmoreland Eagles in a Region 4-AA matchup Friday night. "Defense played lights out," Coach Chris Grooms of the Vikings (0-2, 0-1) said. "I was fine with it. It wasn't perfect, but it was serviceable enough."...
Eagleville too much for Viqueens to handle (09/07/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens could not overcome the strong serving and consistent play of the Eagleville Lady Eagles as the Lady Eagles defeated the Viqueens 3-0 in the District 9-A volleyball opener Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles never trailed in set one in racing out to a quick 11-3 lead...
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...
Jackson County halts Community (09/03/16)
Despite the efforts of the Community Viking defense, which made several stops deep in its own territory, the superior field position that visiting Jackson County enjoyed was too much to overcome as the Blue Devils defeated the Vikings 26-6 in a Region 4-2A football matchup Friday night...
Great defense lands Viqueens 2nd win (09/02/16)
KINGSTON SPRINGS -- A quality defensive effort and superb passing landed the Community Viqueens (2-1-0) their second win of the season on Thursday night, defeating Harpeth 2-1. Community got on the board first with a header by Gloria Hernandez in the 10th minute of play...
Vikes seek turnaround in Game 2 (09/01/16)
After a disappointing start to the 2016 football season following a loss to Cannon County in Week 1, Coach Chris Grooms and the Community Vikings (0-1) are ready to right the ship as they prepare for their home and region opener against the Jackson County Blue Devils (2-0) Friday night...
Sunday Conversation: Sports' lessons made lasting impact on Davis (08/28/16)
Robbie Davis is quite the busy guy once the school year starts. In addition to balancing family life and a busy teaching schedule, Davis finds time to coach varsity boys basketball and varsity baseball at Community High School in Unionville. To nominate someone for Sunday Conversation, send their name to editor Sadie Fowler, sfowler@t-g.com...
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...
Penalties hit Vikes in loss (08/21/16)
WOODBURY -- The Community Vikings enjoyed a halftime lead, but struggled on the offensive end in the second half as the Cannon County Lions came from behind to defeat the Vikings 26-22 in the season opener Friday night. Penalties were a common theme for the Vikings all night...