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Friday, May 6, 2016

Community Athletics

Viqueens offense hot in 9-A tournament opener (05/06/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens scored in five out of six innings and used a four-run third inning to overcome an early deficit in defeating the Fayetteville Lady Tigers 8-3 in an opening round game of the District 9-A tournament. Community (14-7) collected eight hits and five walks while using six Lady Tiger errors in the contest...
Defense strong, but Vikes fall 2-0 (05/04/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings came up with a stellar job on defense, but the offense could not muster any goals as the Marshall County Tigers defeated the Vikings 2-0 in a Senior Night soccer matchup Tuesday. The Vikings (2-7-2) played even with the Tigers in the first half, but two second half Marshall County goals were the difference in the game...
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...
Viqueens' Gregory takes soccer skills to Martin (05/01/16)
It's been a great year for Community High School 2016 seniors to continue their athletic careers at the next level. Sydney Gregory is one of those athletes. She recently signed her letter of intent to play soccer at Martin Methodist. When it came time to pick out a school to continue her career, Gregory had a handful of choices, but felt the small-town atmosphere at Martin Methodist, in Pulaski, was the closest to what she experienced in Unionville...
Two Vikings sign football scholarships (04/29/16)
There's been a change in the atmosphere for a while brewing around Community football. Perhaps no bigger sign would be the volume of players the program is signing to play collegiate football. Already from the 2015 senior class, the Vikings have signed Darian Pride and Braden Simmons to continue their careers...
Moore County edges Viqueens in Senior Night clash (04/26/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Moore County Raiderettes have been surging through the ranks of the best District 9-A has to offer. Just last week, the Raiderettes beat then frontrunner Forrest, 1-0. On Monday afternoon, the Community Viqueens (12-5, 6-2 9-A) fell to the red-hot Raiderettes on Senior Night, 2-1...
Vikes fall behind, can't recover (04/26/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings fell behind early and could not catch up as the Huntland Hornets rode the pitching of Kobe Foster on the way to a 10-1 victory over the Vikings in a District 9-A contest Monday night. Foster struck out 16 batters while walking one and hitting two as the Hornets won the first game of the two-game series and spoiled Senior Night for the Vikings...
Early innings boost Vikings past Feet (04/24/16)
BELL BUCKLE -- The Community Vikings scored 10 runs in the first four innings en route to an 11-2 victory over the Webb Feet in an intra-county baseball game Friday. The Vikings (15-13) banged out 13 hits in backing up starting pitcher Spencer Smith, who allowed just one hit in five innings of work...
High-scoring Viqueens score run after run in road contest at MTCS (04/22/16)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Viqueens have now scored 29 runs in their past two games. On Thursday, the Viqueens maintained their standing in the District 9-A race, blasting MTCS 14-4. It all started from the first at-bat, with the Viqueens finding their way on base with a lead off walk by senior Davie Barnes...
Viqueens slam 11 hits, continue 9A dominance (04/20/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens continued their bid as one of the top teams in the district on Tuesday night. With plenty of offense, the Viqueens (11-4, 5-1 9-A) hammered out 11 hits and picked up a huge 15-4 win over visiting Eagleville. For the first two innings, the game evolved into a shootout, with Eagleville plating two in each of the first two innings...
Huge third leads Vikes to split with Eagleville (04/20/16)
UNIONVILLE -- All nine Community Viking starters reached base, with seven players getting hits as the Vikings used a six-run third inning to defeat the Eagleville Eagles 10-7 in a District 9-A contest Tuesday night. The win gives the Vikings a split in the two-game district series against the Eagles...
Simmons picks Bethel: Viking standout will stand tall on offense (04/19/16)
Most high school football players who hope to move on to the collegiate level try to stand out in some form or fashion. That's not too difficult for 6-foot-6 Community senior Braden Simmons. Simmons recently signed his letter of intent to continue his college career playing football at Bethel University...
Total team effort backs Bushnell's stellar outing (04/17/16)
UNIONVILLE -- Five different Community Vikings had RBIs, with Ryan Fears leading the way with three hits and three RBIs as the Vikings used a complete game performance from Tyler Bushnell to defeat the Riverside Christian Knights 8-1 in the Walking Horse Classic Friday night...
Harpeth keeps pressure on in Viking defeat (04/15/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings were on their heels for most of the game and could not overcome the pressure from the Harpeth Indians in a 4-1 District 9A-AA soccer loss Thursday night. Even though the Indians kept the ball on the Viking defensive end of the field for most of the first half, the Community defense only allowed two goals. Harpeth scored its first goal of the game 12 minutes into the first half, and went up 2-0 on another goal with just under three minutes left in the half...
Vikes rally for district win (04/14/16)
UNIONVILLE -- Not all wins are pretty, but they still count as wins. The Community Vikings experienced one of those kind of games Wednesday night, but lived to tell about it as a four-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning propelled the Vikings to an 8-7 win over the MTCS Cougars in a District 9-A contest...
Viqueens handed first district defeat (04/14/16)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Community Viqueens suffered their first district loss of the season on Wednesday afternoon in a makeup game at district-leading Forrest. The Lady Rockets rallied around a five-run fourth inning to claim the 7-3 win over Commmunity...
Davidson slam does it for Vikes (04/10/16)
UNIONVILE -- Simple execution and a big-time play by a senior was all the Community Vikings needed to close the week with a huge 12-2 win over visiting Boyd Christian on Friday evening. After the first inning left the score tied at one run apiece, the Vikings turned to simple execution of small ball to load the bases in the bottom of the fifth inning before senior shortstop Kyle Davidson put the game out of reach with a grand slam over the left field fence...
Cascade gets back at Viqueens (04/10/16)
Two weeks ago, the Community Viqueens edged out a 1-0 win over visiting Cascade. On Friday afternoon, the Lady Champions got their payback, dealing the Viqueens a 2-1 defeat. Lady Champion freshman Brooke Sudduth was in prime form again, allowing a single hit to the Viqueens, which came off the bat of senior Davie Barnes...
Maupin pitches well, but Vikes can't catch Knights (04/08/16)
UNIONVILE -- Sophomore Jared Maupin did what he could to stop the bleeding for the Community Vikings on Thursday night against Riverside Christian. But the damage done through the first three innings proved to be more than Community (7-12) could overcome as the Vikings suffered a 10-7 non-district defeat...
Gray stout on mound for Vikes (04/06/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings used a pitching gem from Robby Gray and some timely hitting to defeat the Fayetteville Tigers 6-2 in a District 9-A contest Tuesday night. Gray went the distance, striking out 10 without walking a batter as the Vikings completed the two-game sweep over the Tigers...
Pitcher Pena perfect at plate (04/06/16)
UNIONVILLE -- Viqueen pitcher Karla Pena was in prime form on Tuesday night against Huntland. She was not only effective from the pitcher's circle, but also a perfect 3-for-3 on the night at the plate in the 12-6 win. "Very pleased with how we hit the ball. Also impressed with how we got after it on the bases," said Viqueen coach Cam Farrell...
Vikes slip by Champs (04/03/16)
UNIONVILLE -- Some things never change. Dogs and cats will always fight, peanut butter will always go well with jelly, and Cascade (7-7) and Community (4-9) will come down to a wild finish. For the better part of six innings, Champion pitcher Hayden Edmondson and Viking pitcher Robby Gray dueled on the mound, with neither team able to crack the opposing pitcher...
Hot start, big win (03/30/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings used two big innings early on to take a big lead and held on for a 10-5 victory over the Moore County Raiders in a District 9-A contest Tuesday night. The Vikings were outhit by the Raiders 11-to-9, but were able to escape trouble all night as Moore County left 16 runners on base...
Pena, Sudduth square off as Viqueens edge Cascade (03/29/16)
UNIONVILLE -- There's nothing like a good ole fashioned pitcher's duel between county rivals. Bedford County rivals Cascade (6-3) and Community faced off in a non-district tilt that featured two young pitchers backed by stellar defensive efforts. Community (7-1) plated the game's only run in the bottom of the first inning on a RBI single by Sarah Pierce. She drove in fellow senior Davie Barnes, who led off the inning with a single to left...
Vikings' rallies fall short (03/23/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings bounced back twice with big innings early to cut into a deficit against the Forrest Rockets, but could not score over the last four innings as the Rockets prevailed 10-6 in a District 9-A contest Tuesday night. The Vikings (0-8, 0-2 9-A), with only three seniors on the squad, fought back against the senior-laden Rocket team...