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Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Community Athletics

Viqueens get payback in Classic win (12/19/14)
A 12-0 run in the closing minutes of the first quarter and into the second quarter helped the Community Viqueens (10-4) knock off Pope John Paul II on Thursday night in the Community Christmas Classic. Thursday night's 60-54 win atones for a 56-53 defeat at the hands of the Lady Knights earlier this season...
Vikings' rally vs. SAS falls just shy (12/19/14)
After racing out to a 13-5 lead against visiting St. Andrews-Sewanee on Thursday night in the Community Christmas Classic, the Community Vikings saw their lead slip away to an athletic Mountain Lion team. Though SAS (8-2) never relinquished the lead, Community (1-13) pulled within two points on six different occasions, but ultimately fell 62-59...
Barnes hits it for Viqueens (12/16/14)
UNIONVILLE -- Davie Barnes hit the game-winning shot with six seconds left to give the Community Viqueens a 63-62 victory over the Forrest Lady Rockets in an intense and hard-fought District 9-A game Monday night. The win came despite 12 three-pointers from the Lady Rockets, which kept the Viqueens from ever gaining a comfortable advantage...
Rockets escape Vikings with 2-point win (12/16/14)
UNIONVILLE -- A rough third quarter spoiled three strong quarters for the Community Vikings as they dropped a 57-55 decision to the Forrest Rockets in a District 9-A game Monday night. The Rockets outscored the Vikings 25-12 in the quarter to erase a Community halftime lead...
Viqueens move into 1st with win over Lady Eagles (12/14/14)
EAGLEVILLE -- A 58-33 Community Viqueen win and a 40-39 loss by the Forrest Lady Rockets to the Moore County Raiderettes on Friday night moved the Purple and Gold into the sole lead of the District 9-A race. Though Friday's showdown between the Viqueens and Lady Eagles was never in any doubt, Community was able to get solid production from the post, as well as key offense from the perimeter in pulling away for the 25-point victory...
Eagles' runs down Vikings (12/14/14)
By CHRIS SIERS sports@t-g.com EAGLEVILLE -- With 6:08 left in the third quarter on Friday night against Eagleville, the Community Vikings trailed the home team by 16 points. Despite seeing the Eagles take off on a 9-3 run to begin the quarter, Community rallied and trimmed the Eagleville lead to a mere two points...
Community All-District (12/12/14)
Viqueens prove too much for Fayetteville (12/10/14)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens used an inside-out game and key points from their reserves to defeat the much-improved Fayetteville Lady Tigers 67-53 in a District 9-A game Tuesday night. The win kept the Viqueens (7-4, 3-0 9-A) undefeated in district play...
Fayetteville turns up heat on Vikings (12/10/14)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings tried to slow the tempo against the Fayetteville Tigers, but the Tigers used a successful night from the three-point arc and a potent offense to pull away and win 62-38 in a District 9-A contest Tuesday night. The Vikings (1-10, 0-3 9-A) were successful is controlling the pace of the game in the first quarter...
Viqueens win at Huntland (12/07/14)
HUNTLAND -- It wasn't pretty, but the Community Viqueens staved off a serious challenge from the Huntland Lady Hornets in a 58-52 District 9-A win Friday night. The Viqueens (6-4, 2-0 9A) won their second straight game on the road to start the district season, but could never put the game comfortably out of reach...
Two quarters sting Vikes in loss to Huntland (12/07/14)
HUNTLAND -- A combined seven points in the second and fourth quarters proved costly to the Community Vikings in a 44-34 loss to the Huntland Hornets in a District 9-A contest Friday night. Despite their low output in the two quarters, the Vikings (1-9, 0-2 9A) stayed within striking distance of pulling out the road win...
Viqueens open 9-A slate with big road win (12/03/14)
LYNCHBURG -- Community Viqueen coach Allison Martin wanted her team to have a good start to the 2014-2015 District 9-A schedule on Tuesday night at Moore County. The Purple and Gold delivered on its coach's wishes, blowing past the Raiderettes 64-36 in the 9-A opener...
Despite offensive woes, Vikes fight to end at Moore County (12/03/14)
LYNCHBURG -- Offense was a struggle for the better part of three quarters for the Community Vikings in their District 9-A opener at Moore County on Tuesday night. But following a couple of key events, including a technical foul assessed on the Raiders and a charge taken by senior Tyler Broiles, the Vikings rallied for 23 points in the final frame, but came up just short in the district opener, 52-47...
Vikes explode for season's first win in Classic (11/30/14)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Community Vikings used a 21-0 run midway through the game and a huge third quarter to break open a close contest and take their first victory of the season in a convincing 60-31 win over the Culleoka Warriors in the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic Friday night...
Chill hits Viqueens vs. Giles County (11/30/14)
CHAPEL HILL -- A cold shooting day from the field and foul line were the downfalls of the Community Viqueens as they dropped a 42-38 decision to the Class 2A Giles County Lady Bobcats in the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic Wednesday morning. The Viqueens (3-4), despite their shooting woes, stayed close with the Lady Bobcats throughout the entire game. Five points was the biggest margin that separated the teams...
Viqueens' Pierce passes 1,000-point plateau (11/25/14)
What a night to remember! Sarah Pierce etched her name in the Community Viqueen 1,000-point basketball club Monday night. One would think the Viqueen junior guard dwelled on the milestone all day leading up to the game. But not so. "I had no idea I was that close," Pierce said. "I thought I was 200 away, maybe 100. Up until I looked over and saw the signs, that's when I realized I had it."...
Pierce, Huntley take charge in Viqueen OT win (11/25/14)
With the game on the line and her Community Viqueens down by three Monday night, junior guard Sarah Pierce stood at the free throw line ready to tie things up. Pierce drained all three shots with nine seconds to go, sending the game into overtime. The Viqueens went on to defeat the visiting Pickett County Lady Bobcats 90-85 in double overtime, thanks to Pierce's team-leading 42 points on the night she passed the 1,000 career points mark...
Bobcats too much for Vikings (11/25/14)
The Community Vikings struggled to find offensive rhythm on Monday night as the visiting Pickett County Bobcats pulled away to win 74-40. Commiunity's offense quickly jumped on the Bobcats on Monday night as the two teams battled in the first quarter...
Quiet 2nd half dooms Viqueens (11/23/14)
The Community Viqueens entered a hostile Central Magnet gym on Friday night as they took on the undefeated Lady Tigers. A second quarter rally had the Viqueens leading at the half, but it wasn't enough as Central Magnet fought back to win 57-48. The first quarter set the tone with both teams showcasing solid offense and defense in the quarter...
Late 3 beats Vikes (11/23/14)
The Community Vikings headed to Murfreesboro on Friday night looking for their first win of the season as they faced a winless Central Magnet Tiger team. The two teams battled in a back-and-forth thriller that wasn't decided until the closing seconds when the Tigers hit a three to win 40-39...
Up-tempo Champs pull past Vikings (11/19/14)
Robbie Davis' Community Vikings entered Tuesday night's game without three impact players in Darian Pride, Braden Simmons and Nathan Smith. Despite being short-handed and getting a lot of minutes from underclassmen, the Vikings stood tall for the better part of Tuesday's game against in-county rival Cascade...
Viqueens blast Cascade (11/19/14)
The Community Viqueens (2-2) just had too much firepower for the Cascade Lady Champions (0-3) to slow down in Tuesday's non-district rivalry clash. The Viqueens were led by junior Sarah Pierce's game-high 29 points and hit double figures in each quarter in the 74-38 romp over the Lady Champions...
Huge second half propels Viqueens to win (11/12/14)
CLARKSVILLE -- An explosive 50-point second half, with the help of a 24-of-26 performance at the free throw line in the last two quarters, propelled the Community Viqueens to a 75-56 victory over the Kenwood Knights in a Hall of Champions game Tuesday night...
Kenwood shuts off Vikings (11/12/14)
CLARKSVILLE -- The Community Vikings opened their season Tuesday night, but could not overcome the athleticism of the Kenwood Knights as the Knights defeated the Vikings 70-37 in a Hall of Champions game. The Vikings stayed close early on, trailing only 10-8 before a 10-2 Knight run closed the first quarter scoring and left Community with a 20-10 deficit...
Lack of offense plagues Vikes in loss (11/02/14)
EAGLEVILLE -- The Community Vikings traveled to Eagleville on Friday night looking to come away with a season-ending victory. The Vikings defense held the Eagles offense in check for most of the night, but it was their lack of offense that eventually led to a 27-0 defeat...