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Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Community Athletics

Viqueens roll, 3-0 (08/22/14)
The Community Viqueens used an effective offense and a stingy defense in blanking the White House Heritage Lady Patriots 3-0 in a District 9A-AA soccer match Thursday night. The win was the second shutout of the week for the Viqueens in improving their overall record to 2-0 and 1-0 in district play...
Viqueens fall short (08/22/14)
NASHVILLE -- It was another close loss for the Community Viqueen volleyball squad on Thursday night, falling to Lancaster Christian 3-2. Lancaster Christian took control of the first set and raced out to a 25-9 Set 1 win. Community answered, though, and evened the score with a 25-23 Set 2 victory...
Vikes, coach ready for action (08/21/14)
When the Community Vikings hit the field for the start of the 2014 football season at Sequatchie County Friday night, first-year coach Chris Grooms will be realizing a dream he's had for a long time. "I'm definitely excited about it. In fact, I've been dreaming about this day for a long time. Now dream becomes reality," Grooms said...
Webb claims 10-stroke win over Community (08/20/14)
In Tuesday's dual-team match at River Bend Country Club, the Webb School Feet were able to best the Community Vikings by 10 strokes and claim a 188-198 team win. Eli Freeman carded the team-low for Webb, finishing his nine-hole round with a 42. Seth Miller followed for the Feet with a 47, while Phil D'Antonio finished two strokes back...
Viqueen soccer team wins (08/20/14)
LEBANON -- The Community Viqueens opened their 2014 soccer season at the Middle Tennessee Golden Eagles on Tuesday evening with a 2-0 win. The Viqueens got an offensive surge from Lexie Bennett, who netted both goals to help power Community to the win...
Viqueens drop 2 to start season (08/20/14)
COLUMBIA -- The Community Viqueens saw their second match of the 2014 season fall in three sets at Columbia Academy on Tuesday evening. Community, though the Viqueens made a respectable run at the Lady 'Bulldogs, the home team went on to claim a Set 1 win, 25-12...
Pencil City Jamboree a hit (08/17/14)
In the inaugural Pencil City Jamboree on Friday night, Bedford County football fans were delighted to a round-robin style jamboree featuring Shelbyville Central, Cascade, Community, Cannon County and Lincoln County High Schools. The teams played fully-simulated quarters and got a chance to take the field just one week before opening kickoffs...
Vikings tame Lions, struggle vs. Eagles (08/17/14)
The Community Vikings got their first game-simulated situation under new head coach Chris Grooms on Friday night, playing one quarter against the Cannon County Lions and one against the hosting Shelbyville Central Golden Eagles. In the first quarter against the Lions, Community looked sharp on both sides of the ball...
Jamboree kicks off tonight (08/15/14)
High school football fans will have a chance to see three Bedford County teams on the same night. Shelbyville Central will host the inaugural Pencil City Jamboree tonight at 6:30. Cascade, Community and the Golden Eagles will be playing along with Lincoln County and Cannon County...
Vikes learn quickly; Coach pleased with team in scrimmage (08/14/14)
Community coach Chris Grooms hasn't had a lot of time to implement his new systems and work with his new team. Though he's been short on time this summer, he likes seeing his team's reaction to his system so far. On Wednesday evening, the Vikings got a chance to line up and simulate game-situations in a scrimmage against the Lancaster Christian Knights--providing both teams a chance to see where they are just over a week out from the Week 0 kickoffs...
SC hosts Pencil City Jamboree (08/13/14)
Local high school football fans will have a chance to see three Bedford County teams on the same night. Shelbyville Central will host the inaugural Pencil City Jamboree Friday this Friday night starting at 6:30. Cascade, Community and the Golden Eagles will be playing along with Lincoln County and Cannon County...
On course, then the rain came... (08/12/14)
Rain ended a nine-hole tri-match with Cascade, Community and Moore County at Blackberry Ridge on Monday. The Champions will be back in action this afternoon at Champions Run against Forrest and Eagleville. The Vikings return next Tuesday against Webb Feet at River Bend Country Club...
Eagleville golfers escape Vikings (08/08/14)
After falling to Cascade earlier this week, the Community Viking golf team rebounded with a solid effort on Thursday evening at River Bend Country Club against Eagleville in a dual-team match. Though Community placed four players into the 40's, the Eagles held strong and skimmed past the Purple and Gold 231-237...
Champs stop Vikes in season opener (08/06/14)
In their first match of the 2014 season, the Cascade Champions bested county rival Community by 40 strokes, claiming a dual-team match 157-197 on Tuesday afternoon at Blackberry Ridge. The Champions were led by 2013 state tournament participants Tyler Huff and Tanner Burks, who each carded a one-under Par 37...
Community 2014 Football Schedule (08/05/14)
*Denotes District 9-A game Note: All games begin at 7 p.m...
Pride of the Vikings; Community's offensive plans to 'showcase' running back (08/01/14)
A year ago, the Community Vikings leaned heavily on then-sophomore Darian Pride as a key source of offensive yards. Though Community struggled in the early part of last season's schedule, Pride caught fire against Monterey and put on a showcase against Moore County's Raiders in the team's lone district win in 2013...
Viking senior ready to lead; Wait's over for Broiles (07/30/14)
For the past few years, Tyler Broiles has been biding his time and waiting for an opportunity to lead his team onto the field as the starting quarterback for the Community Vikings. With last year's starter Quinn Frost graduating, Broiles finally gets his chance...
VIkings' new coach is football-focused (07/27/14)
Chris Grooms has been the Vikings' coach for a little less than a week, but has spent the week getting to know his team and new coaching staff. Here's a closer look at the man behind the whistle: T-G: Tell us a little bit about you. Grooms: I'm married and have three kids. My wife Denisse Grooms is the backbone of my family. I grew up in Mayfield, Ky. and played football my entire life. I was in the military for nine years and was a Green Beret for five of those nine years...
Eagleville stops Vikes in opener (07/23/14)
ROCKVALE -- In their 2014 season opener at Champions' Run Golf Course, the Community Vikings fell in a dual-team match to backyard rival Eagleville, 244-265. In the nine-hole match, Brayden Stephenson was the low-round scorer for the Purple and Gold, carding a 45...
NEW VIKING LEADER; Grooms promises discipline, fundamentally strong team (07/22/14)
A little less than a month ago, the search began for a new head coach after Community Viking coach Johnnie Frost resigned from coaching responsibilities. The search is over. Chris Grooms has been named the Community Vikings' new head football coach...
BREAKING: Community names new football coach (07/21/14)
Chris Grooms was announced as new head football coach at Community High School late Monday afternoon.
Vikings working hard during transition time (07/16/14)
'Change isn't always a bad thing.' That's the message Community Viking assistant football coach Mike McClain and the remainder of the coaching staff is trying to deliver to the team following head coach Johnnie Frost's departure earlier this month. "The community has really stepped up behind us. We take care a lot of our marketing stuff during this time," McClain said...
Frost steps aside (07/11/14)
ONE FINAL TIME; All-Stars end prep careers (06/10/14)
LEBANON -- The scholastic baseball season ended a little less than a month ago for most baseball players in Bedford County. But three players and one coach got to suit up one final time in Saturday's Middle Tennessee Senior All-Star baseball game, held at Cumberland University in Lebanon...
Stealing away: Greenwood shatters stolen bases record (06/01/14)
Viqueen senior McKenzie Greenwood had quite the senior softball senior season. The Purple and Gold speedster swiped a school record 73 bases, obliterating the old record by more than 20 stolen bases. "It's pretty neat to know I did that. But my coaches helped me a lot, too," Greenwood said...