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Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Community Athletics

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...
Viqueens, DeKalb tie (08/21/16)
NIONVILLE -- It wasn't a loss, but it didn't go down as a victory either. The Community Viqueens had to settle for a non-district tie on Friday evening, hosting Dekalb County in a 2-2 draw. Dekalb County drew first blood with the first goal 33 minutes into the first half...
Turnovers hurt Community in DRVC loss vs. Moore Co. (08/19/16)
UNIONVILLE -- Turnovers and missed opportunities were costly for the Community Middle Vikings as the Moore County Raiders defeated the Vikings 26-6 in a DRVC football contest Thursday night. Community (0-2) committed four turnovers, with three of the miscues leading to Raider touchdowns...
Viqueens claim season's 1st win (08/19/16)
UNIONVILLE -- It was a clean sweep for the Community Viqueens in their first victory of the 2016 season. The Purple and Gold swept visiting Lancaster Christian in three sets on Thursday afternoon. The Viqueens won each of the first two sets by scores of 25-15 and finished the victory with a 25-17 Set 3 win...
Smith leads Vikings to dual-match win (08/19/16)
WINCHESTER -- The Community Viking golf team picked up a big win against Moore County on Thursday afternoon at Bear Trace, beating the home team 195-234. The Purple and Gold was led by Spencer Smith's low medalist score of 43, while Brayden Stpehenson carded a 48...
Win-hungry Vikes take it one game at a time (08/18/16)
As the Community Vikings prepare to open their 2016 football season at Cannon County Friday night, Coach Chris Grooms has seen a stark contrast in the Viking football program since he took over as coach two years ago. "It is totally different night and day," Grooms said. "We come out and work on fundamentals every day. We spend at least 30 minutes a day just working on football fundamentals."...
Vikes play well in tri-match loss (08/17/16)
MURFREESBORO -- In perhaps the best team effort of the year so far, the Community golf team claimed third in a trimatch against MTCS and Central Magnet School at Cedar Crest Golf Course, falling by a mere five strokes. CMS and MTCS each turned in a team score of 181, while the Vikings finished five strokes back with 186...
Viqueens win opener (08/17/16)
WINCHESTER -- The Community Viqueen soccer team claimed its 2016 season opener on Tuesday night at Franklin County with a 1-0 final score. For much of the game, the Purple and Gold defense provided a solid defensive effort, highlighted by the efforts of keeper Dora Ramos in goal...
Viqueens swept in opener (08/17/16)
UNIONVILLE -- It was a tough season opener for the Community Viqueens on Monday afternoon, hosting Central Magnet School of Murfreesboro. Central Magnet took the match in convincing fashion, sweeping the Viqueens in three sets. CMS took each of the first two sets by scores of 25-15, but saw some grit with a third-set rebound...
Vikes fall to Cougars, but coach thinks positive (08/14/16)
The Community Vikings were on the short end of a 36-19 score to the MTCS Cougars Friday night in the Pencil City Jamboree, but there was plenty of optimism about the play of the Vikings in their final tune up before their season opener. Turnovers were costly for Community as 20 of the MTCS points came from Viking miscues...
Shelbyville golf claims county sweep (08/10/16)
It was another clean sweep for Shelbyville golf on Tuesday afternoon at River Bend Country Club in a tri-match against county rivals Cascade and Community. In the boys competition, the Eagles took first with a 162, while Community followed with a 191...
Vikings get reps against Cheatham County (08/07/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings participated in their second scrimmage of the football season as they hosted the Class 3A Cheatham County Cubs Friday night. The Vikings were able to move the ball against the Cubs, especially in the early stages of the scrimmage, but were only able to put the ball in the end zone once. Despite the lone score, Coach Chris Grooms was pleased with the performance of his team...
Hutchinson's been waiting to step up as Vikes' QB (07/26/16)
Tyler Hutchinson has waited a long time to get his chance to not only be a senior leader for the Community Vikings, but also be the senior starting quarterback. He's played football for the Purple and Gold for the better part of the past seven years...
Building Warriors: Vikings endure hard week to build toughness (07/22/16)
A strong military background complete with the rigors of training helped mold Coach Chris Grooms of the Community Vikings with a work ethic and disciplined approach that has carried over to the football field. Grooms' experiences in the military, where he was also a Green Beret, gave him the idea to launch Warrior Week, which is an opportunity for the Vikings to bond as a team while stretching the team beyond its comfort zone...
Heavy lifting: Vikings intend to dominate this season (07/17/16)
In his third season as head football coach of the Community Vikings, Chris Grooms has put an emphasis on getting his linemen ready for the regular season by introducing an off-season conditioning program complete with appearances at various camps in the area. With the team buying in to the opportunities presented to them, Grooms knows the work has paid off...
Vikings sweat through spring with fall in mind (06/10/16)
It has not been an idle offseason for the Community Viking football team. Coach Chris Grooms and the Vikings have been busy with spring practice in preparation for the 2016 season. "In the offseason, they've been coming in the mornings from 8 to 10 doing speed training and lifting weights," Grooms said. "And then at night we go from 6 to 8 and that's our skill development as far as our seven-on-sevens."...
Bedford's Best: Seniors named athletes of year (06/05/16)
As their senior seasons concluded earlier this year, three particular Bedford County athletes were honored for their efforts as their respective careers concluded. Representing Shelbyville Central as the athlete of the year was O.J. Davis, Cascade was Shaina Schneider, and Community was Darian Pride...