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Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Community Athletics

Early lead evaporates in Viqueen defeat (01/22/17)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens raced out to an early lead against the Forrest Lady Rockets, but did not have an answer for the hot shooting of Lady Rocket Caitlyn Yost as the Viqueens fell 66-48 in a District 9-A contest Friday night. Yost had 38 points, including 23 in the first half as Forrest steadily increased its lead throughout the game...
Viqueens net Homecoming win vs. Page (01/17/17)
UNIONVILLE --The Community Viqueens celebrated homecoming in grand style Saturday night, using two huge runs to defeat the Page Lady Patriots 52-32. The win avenged a 47-38 loss to the Lady Patriots earlier in the season. After Page scored the first two points of the game, the Viqueens wasted little time getting in the groove...
Viking offense hot, but not enough vs. Page (01/17/17)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings led for most of the first quarter, but could not hold the lead as the Page Patriots defeated the Vikings 76-70 in a foul-marred homecoming game Saturday night. A total of 57 fouls were called in the contest as the Vikings, with nine three-pointers in the game and a big fourth quarter from Jackson Wisener, improved by 41 points after falling to the Patriots 76-29 earlier in the season...
Viqueen shot falls short in final second (01/15/17)
HUNTLAND -- With the Community Viqueens playing on the road against the Huntland Lady Hornets, one of the teams tied atop the district standings, and with leading scoring Erin Thompson only playing a couple of minutes, it would be easy to assume that the Viqueens had their backs against the wall and the deck stacked against them Friday night...
Tough quarter too much for Vikes (01/15/17)
HUNTLAND -- The Community Vikings tried to crawl out of a huge hole after scoring only two points in the second quarter, but came up short as the Huntland Hornets defeated the Vikings 49-44 in a District 9-A contest Friday night. The Vikings fell behind by 14 points at the half, but battled back to get within two before the Hornets closed out the win in the final minute...
Viqueens in control back at home (01/11/17)
UNIONVILLE -- It was home sweet home for the Community Viqueens Tuesday night as the Viqueens played their first game in Unionville in 36 days and responded with a convincing 51-30 win over the Eagleville Lady Eagles in a District 9-A matchup. "Nice district win," Coach Misty Thompson of the Viqueens said. "We finally got that district 'W'. It feels good."...
Shots won't fall for Vikings in final minute (01/11/17)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings were tied with the Eagleville Eagles with less than two minutes to go, but the Eagles were able to hit the shots down the stretch as the Vikings fell 59-55 in a District 9-A contest Tuesday night. In a game where the lead changed hands a total of 13 times, the Vikings could not get the breaks to go their way in the final minutes...
Snow days hit county basketball teams (01/10/17)
Nothing throws a wrench in a basketball team's momentum like a snow day. All three Bedford County schools saw games last Friday canceled due to snowy weather. Shelbyville Central was originally scheduled to face Tullahoma, Cascade was set to host Marshall County, and Community was slated to head to Fayetteville to face Fayetteville City...
Viqueen basketball tops 2016 local sports headlines (01/05/17)
The 2016 year was chalked full of headlines throughout the sports world that shook every level of competition to its core. Peyton Manning won a Super Bowl in his farewell tour, the Cubs ended a 108 year World Series drought and the Cleveland Cavaliers won the franchise first NBA Finals...
First quarter costly in Viking loss (01/04/17)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Vikings went through a nightmarish first quarter and could never recover as the MTCS Cougars defeated the Vikings 82-56 in a District 9-A game Tuesday night. The contest pitted two teams unbeaten in the district, but it was the Cougars, a state tourney team from last season, that took control early...
Viqueens drop heartbreaker in final seconds (01/04/17)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Viqueens took a lead into the final minutes of the game, but were not able to hold it as the MTCS Lady Cougars came from behind to defeat the Viqueens 47-46 in a District 9-A contest Tuesday night. Community (8-6, 0-4 D9A) got off to a sluggish start as the Lady Cougars took a quick 13-4 lead. ...
Viqueens have no lasting effects from time off (01/04/17)
SUMMERTOWN -- After a layoff of almost two weeks, the Community Viqueens showed little signs of rust with an impressive 66-31 win over the Houston County Lady Irish in the Summertown Christmas Classic Thursday night. The Viqueen defense held the Lady Irish to single digits in three of the four quarters...
Viqueens take 2nd Summertown win (01/01/17)
SUMMERTOWN -- The Community Viqueens used a big second quarter and a balanced scoring attack to defeat the Creek Wood Lady Red Hawks 66-52 in the Summertown Christmas Classic Friday night. The Viqueens won their second straight game in the tournament after a nearly two-week layoff...
Vikings split Classic games (12/30/16)
LYNNVILLE -- The Community Vikings won one game and lost one in the Richland Classic Thursday night. The Vikings used a big first quarter to defeat the Cornersville Bulldogs 62-45 in their opener. Community took a 22-7 lead after one quarter with the help of four treys from Jackson Wisener and Alex Mitchell...
Beech too much for Vikes in tournament play (12/22/16)
MANCHESTER -- The Community Vikings were outscored by six points in each quarter as the Beech Buccaneers pulled away to defeat the Vikings 57-33 in the Red Raider Invitational Wednesday night. Community (5-8) had trouble finding the basket in the opening quarter as Nathan Smith scored the only two points for the Vikings. The Buccaneers ended the quarter with an 8-2 lead...
Vikings rebound with tourney win (12/21/16)
MANCHESTER -- The Community Vikings rebounded from an opening game loss in the Red Raider Invitational to defeat the Grundy County Yellow Jackets 56-51 Tuesday night. The Vikings had 18 field goals in the game, with nine of those coming from three-point land...
Raiders pull away from Vikings (12/20/16)
MANCHESTER -- The Community Vikings were down by one at the end of the first quarter, but the host Coffee County Red Raiders gradually pulled away to defeat the Vikings 65-37 in the opening round of the Red Raider Invitational Monday night. Community (4-7), playing without the services of starting center Nathan Smith, stayed close with the Red Raiders in the first quarter as Dillon Whitaker led the way with nine points. Coffee County ended the period with a 13-12 advantage...
Vikes pull away for 9-A victory (12/18/16)
LYNCHBURG -- After a sluggish start, the Community Vikings righted the ship in a big way, using an 18-0 run in the second half to coast to a 52-40 victory over the Moore County Raiders in a District 9-A game Friday night. It was an early Christmas present for Coach Robbie Davis as the Vikings completed their pre-Christmas district slate with a perfect 3-0 record...
Viqueens suffer from results of missed shots (12/18/16)
LYNCHBURG -- The inability of the Community Viqueens to knock down close shots was costly as the Moore County Raiderettes capitalized on the Viqueen misfires to win a 57-40 District 9-A contest Friday night. 'We still are getting looks right around the bucket and we are not connecting," Coach Misty Thompson of the Viqueens said. "We've got to find a way to fix that."...
Vikes remain unbeaten in 9A (12/11/16)
CHAPEL HILL -- Undefeated in district play has a nice ring to it. That statement can be applied to the Community Vikings as they used a strong inside game on the offensive end and a stingy defense to defeat the Forrest Rockets 49-37 in a District 9-A game Friday night...
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...