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Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016

Community Athletics

Viqueens adjust, stop Lady Champs (12/07/16)
The Cascade Lady Champions had a stellar game plan against their arch nemesis Community on Tuesday night. Cascade coach Rece Chumley devised a plan to pack the paint, making it tougher on the size-advantaged Viqueens to score in the lane. Community (6-3), however, was able to make the necessary adjustments and overcome Cascade's game plan and make the necessary adjustments to escape Wartrace with a 52-44 win...
Champs charge ahead in 4th (12/07/16)
Mike Edmondson and the Cascade Champions will take a win any way they can get them. Tuesday night's cross-county rivalry game against Community was anything but pretty at times, but in the end, Cascade was able to close out the game with a 22-point effort in the fourth quarter and knock off the Vikings 54-46...
Eaglette pressure wilts Tigerettes (12/07/16)
Pressure defense and pin-point 3-point shooting led the way in Shelbyville Central's 75-41 win over visiting Marshall County in a non-district clash on Tuesday evening. The Eaglettes (3-2) trailed 16-14 at the end of the first quarter before outscoring their opponent 61-25 over the next three periods...
Vikings get revenge for earlier loss to Tullahoma (12/06/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings avenged an early season defeat to the Tullahoma Wildcats by knocking off the Wildcats 50-43 in a non-district game Monday night. The Vikings won their second straight game on the heels of an overtime district victory Friday night...
Lemmons breaks record as Viqueens pour it on (12/06/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens jumped out to an 11-0 lead and never looked back in defeating the Tullahoma Lady Wildcats 78-46 in a non-district basketball matchup Monday night. Erin Thompson scored the first bucket just nine seconds into the game to get the Viqueen scoring started. Thompson led Community (5-3, 0-1) with seven points in the first quarter while Sydney Segroves had six as the Viqueens took a 24-6 lead into the second quarter...
Vikings find right time for 1st win (12/04/16)
At the end of the season, the record that is most important to Coach Robbie Davis and the Community Vikings is the mark inside District 9-A. After losing their first five games of the season outside of the district, the Vikings found the right time to put a 'W' in the win column, coming back in dramatic style to tie the game at the end of regulation before recording an 80-76 overtime victory over the Huntland Hornets Friday night...
Viqueens pay the price for multiple missed shots (12/04/16)
The Community Viqueens led briefly in the second quarter, but couldn't overcome the outside shooting of Ali Golden and the Huntland Lady Hornets Friday night as the Lady Hornets defeated the Viqueens 59-49 in the District 9-A opener. Several misses from close range and at the foul line were costly for the Viqueens in the loss...
Viqueens battle but fall short against Page (11/30/16)
FRANKLIN -- The Community Viqueens were tied at halftime against the Page Lady Patriots, but a big third quarter helped the Lady Patriots defeat the Viqueens 47-38 in a non-district basketball tilt Tuesday night. The Viqueens, who have been hit by the injury bug in recent weeks, only suited eight players in the game against the Lady Patriots...
Long shots doom Vikings (11/30/16)
FRANKLIN -- The Community Vikings were down 30-16 at halftime, but a huge Page Patriot second half and 13 three-pointers were too much for the Vikings as the Patriots won a 76-29 non-district contest Tuesday night. Community (0-5) used three points from Jackson Wisener in the first quarter while Isaiah Forrest had eight points, including two treys for Page. The Patriots led 15-9 after one quarter...
Viqueens come from behind, score win over Mt. Pleasant (11/25/16)
CHAPEL HILL -- It wasn't always pretty, but the Community Viqueens used an 8-0 run in the final three minutes to come from behind and defeat the Mt. Pleasant Lady Tigers 41-37 Wednesday at the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic. A 17-of-23 performance at the free throw line, including 8-of-10 at the foul line in the fourth quarter, helped the Viqueens overcome a tough shooting day from the field...
Champions use 3s to defeat Vikings (11/24/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Cascade Champions had 15 field goals in the game, with seven of those being three-pointers, as the Champions defeated the Community Vikings 56-49 Tuesday night. Cascade (2-1) never trailed in the contest. "Neither one of us was shooting very well," Coach Mike Edmondson of the Champions said. "It was just a struggle. We had enough of a lead to get to the foul line and make some free throws. That was a key for us."...
Long run in 3rd boosts Viqueens (11/24/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens used an 18-0 run in the third quarter to break open a close game and went on to defeat the Cascade Lady Champions 70-49 in an intra-county matchup Tuesday night. The first quarter was even as Keeley Sutton of the Lady Champions and Alyssa Freeman of the Viqueens each scored six points. The two teams were deadlocked at 12-12 heading to the second quarter...
Viqueems knock off Rebelettes (11/22/16)
TULLAHOMA -- The Community Viqueens rebounded from an opening game loss with a 58-41 victory over the Franklin County Rebelettes Saturday. The Viqueens got off to a good start, outscoring the Rebelettes 10-4 in the first quarter. With four players picking up two fouls by the end of the second quarter, the Community substitutes picked up the slack. A. K. Lemmons and Logan Brothers combined for 10 points off the bench to lead the Viqueens to a 27-19 halftime advantage...
Vikes drop Hall of Champions games (11/22/16)
TULLAHOMA -- The Community Vikings dropped two Hall of Champions games to AAA teams Saturday. The Vikings got off to a rough start against the Franklin County Rebels, scoring only one point in the first quarter. The Rebels extended their lead to 31-8 at halftime...
Raiders narrowly edge Vikings (11/20/16)
TULLAHOMA -- The Community Vikings battled tooth and nail with the Coffee County Red Raiders, but came up on the short end of a 46-40 score in a Hall of Champions' game Friday night. It was a game of runs in the opening quarter. After the Red Raiders scored the first six points of the game, Nathan Smith scored four points as the Vikings went on a 7-0 run to take a 7-6 lead...
Comeback too late in Viqueen road loss (11/20/16)
TULLAHOMA -- The Community Viqueens got off to a sluggish start in their 2016 Hall of Champions opener Friday night, but an impressive comeback later in the game wasn't enough as the Coffee County Lady Raiders defeated the Viqueens 44-32. Community played its first game after graduating five seniors from its semifinal state tournament team last season...
Viqueens in rebuilding year (11/18/16)
The Community Viqueens have advanced three straight seasons to the sectional round of the TSSAA Class A basketball tournament, and put the icing on the cake with two consecutive appearances in the state tournament in Murfreesboro. The Viqueens made a deep run in the tournament last season, winning their first game against Perry County before being edged in the state semifinals by eventual champion South Greene...
injury-riddled Vikings fall (10/30/16)
In a year in which the Community Vikings have constantly had to play with the next man up during an injury-riddled season, Friday night ended the final chapter with several players going down in a 48-8 loss to the visiting Eagleville Eagles. Four Viking players left the game with injuries and did not return, with two having to be carted off the field...
Vikes hope to send seniors out with win (10/27/16)
After a busy offseason of training, conditioning, seven-on-seven practices, and summer camps, coupled with nine regular season games, the Community Viking football squad concludes its season Friday night on Senior Night against the Eagleville Eagles...
Powerhouse Watertown flexes muscles against Community (10/23/16)
WATERTOWN -- The Community Vikings ran into a juggernaut in the form of the Watertown Purple Tigers Friday night as the Purple Tigers powered their way to a 62-12 victory over the Vikings in a Region 4-2A football game. "We knew Watertown has a lot of seniors this year, has a great quarterback, and a well-coached staff," Coach Chris Grooms of the Vikings said. "There's a reason their left tackle is going to Air Force."...
Community All-District (10/21/16)
Vikings hope to build on offensive explosion (10/20/16)
After scoring 80 points and setting a school record for most points in a game in a homecoming win against Zion Christian, the Community Vikings look to build on that momentum as they travel to Watertown in a Region 4-2A football contest Friday night...
Vikes smash scoring mark in easy win (10/16/16)
UNIONVILLE -- If you like a football game with a lot of points, Friday night in Unionville was where you needed to be. The Community Vikings took out their frustrations on several close losses and eclipsed their school scoring record in the process in defeating the Zion Christian Eagles 80-39 in a homecoming matchup...
Vikes hoping for strong finish (10/13/16)
For the last two games, Community Viking football fans have not been able to leave early, with the Vikings keeping their fans in suspense until the final minute of both games. Community (1-6, 1-4) was able to come from behind to defeat East Robertson, but the outcome was reversed last Friday as the Vikings lost in the last few seconds to Cascade...
Viqueens drop heartbreaker (10/11/16)
For 78 minutes and 42 seconds, it appeared the Community Viqueens would come out on the positive end of a hard-fought D9A-AA tournament quarter-final soccer match against the visiting Cheatham County Lady Cubs Monday night. With 1:18 left in regulation, disappointment and controversy struck...