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Friday, Mar. 6, 2015

Community Athletics

HEART BREAKER; South Greene escapes Viqueens on last second shot (03/05/15)
MURFREESBORO -- It wasn't a lack of hustle, effort, or planning, just one do-or-die play that kept one team's season alive and ended another. With three seconds left in Wednesday's Class A state quarterfinal between Community (22-10) and South Greene (30-6), Rachel Crum drilled the do-or-die three-pointer, allowing the Lady Rebels to escape a determined Community Viqueen squad in the, 48-46...
VIQUEENS' TURN TO BE SEEN; Community makes first state tournament appearance tonight (03/04/15)
After every basketball season, the Community Viqueen team gets to travel to Murfreesboro and spend a day watching the girls' state tournament. The Viqueens, as usual, are going to spend some time there this year. This season, however, is a little different...
ON TO STATE; Viqueens oust Perry County, head to first-ever state tourney (03/03/15)
LINDEN -- A year ago the Community Viqueens wandered into uncharted territory by winning their first-ever region title. The Viqueens once again have sailed into uncharted waters, but this time those sails have led the Purple and Gold to the Class A state tournament...
Viqueens have no luck vs. Lady Irish in region finals (03/01/15)
EAGLEVILLE -- Fans couldn't have asked for a better match up than the Region 5A title game between the Community Viqueens (21-9) and the Houston County Lady Irish (33-1). Though Community held a seven-point lead eight early in the fourth quarter, Houston County rallied to force overtime and eventually claimed a 54-50 victory...
Viqueens survive late slump vs. Huntland, hope luck of Irish fails in title clash tonight (02/27/15)
EAGLEVILLE -- For the second year in a row, the Community Viqueens will play for a Region 5A title against the Houston County Lady Irish. Flashback to 2014, the Viqueens made history by winning the first-ever region title over the Lady Irish. On Thursday night, the Viqueens earned another berth in the Region 5A title game, defeating the Huntland Lady Hornets 61-50...
Viqueens near-perfect in Region 5-A opener (02/24/15)
UNIONVILLE -- Just about everything went like clockwork for the Community Viqueens in their first-round game of Region 5-A play on Monday. The Purple and Gold was firing on all cylinders on both ends of the floor and torched the Nashville Christian Lady Eagles (9-21), 78-40 to keep their season alive...
Twice is nice: Viqueens repeat as District 9-A champs (02/24/15)
EAGLEVILLE -- It was worth the wait! The Community Viqueens were delayed five days because of the winter storm, but came out strong and quickly took control as they repeated as district champs in defeating the Middle Tennessee Christian Lady Cougars 68-53 in the championship game of the District 9-A tournament Saturday night...
Eagles ride win into region tourney (02/24/15)
TULLAHOMA -- After a close first half, Shelbyville Central blew the game open in the second half to claim a 58-39 victory over Lincoln County in the consolation game of the District 8-AAA Tournament played at Tullahoma High School on Saturday evening...
Vikings settle for 4th in District 9-A (02/24/15)
EAGLEVILLE -- A rough first half was the downfall for the Community Vikings as they dropped a 62-44 decision to the Fayetteville Tigers in the consolation game of the District 9-A tournament Saturday night. The regular-season champion Tigers, fresh off an upset loss in the semifinal round, took their vengeance out on the Vikings (3-24)...
THE WAITING GAME; Community teams hope 9-A tourney can finally finish (02/19/15)
Old man winter just hasn't been very cooperative for county high school basketball teams. By the time the Community Vikings and Viqueens tip-off again, it will have been over a week since their last game played their semifinal round of the District 9-A tournament...
Raiders shut off Vikings (02/15/15)
EAGLEVILLE -- The Community Vikings dug themselves in an early hole and could never recover as the Moore County Raiders defeated the Vikings 60-47 in a District 9-A semifinal game Friday night. The Vikings (3-23), coming off an emotional overtime win on Tuesday night, could never get into a productive flow as the Raiders controlled the tempo for most of the game...
Viqueens reach finals; Moore Co. puts up big fight in 9-A semis (02/13/15)
EAGLEVILLE -- A 58-55 win over the No. 5 Moore County Raiderettes on Thursday night was enough to send the Community Viqueens back to the District 9-A title game for a chance to repeat as district champions. Thursday's 9-A semifinal showdown had the feel of a heavyweight bout with two teams going the distance...
Vikings stun MTCS in opening round (02/11/15)
EAGLEVILLE -- The Community Vikings struggled in a regular season that ended with a 2-22 record and a winless district slate. The Vikings entered the district tournament as a seventh seed. Community is now 1-0 in its new season. The Vikings sent shockwaves through District 9-A with a 51-42 overtime victory over the second-seeded Middle Tennessee Christian Cougars in an elimination game Tuesday night...
Viqueens fall despite comeback (02/08/15)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens came back from a 13-point deficit to tie the game late, but a shot by Miyah Cook with seven seconds left gave the Nashville Central Christian Lady Warriors a 67-65 victory over the Viqueens in a non-district game Friday night...
Pierce breaks single-game record as Viqueens fall to MTCS (02/01/15)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Viqueens hit the road on Friday to face a tough Middle Tennessee Christian squad while trying to stay undefeated in district play. The Viqueens got off to a bumpy start, but battled back too late as they fell to the Lady Cougars 71-61...
Vikings' hot shooting falls short of upset (02/01/15)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Vikings couldn't miss from long range on Friday night, but the hot shooting wasn't enough to take down the Middle Tennessee Christian Cougars as they fell 43-41 in a thriller. The Vikings were great offensively all night, but their defense in the first quarter set the tone of the game...
Viqueens fend off pesky Cascade (01/28/15)
UNIONVILLE -- After trailing by as many as eight early in the second quarter on Tuesday night, the Cascade Lady Champions battled back and cut the Community Viqueen lead to just one possession at the half. Though Cascade played well for the better part of three quarters, eventually the talented Viqueen squad overpowered the Lady Champions with a strong second-half showing and claimed a 57-43 victory...
Hot-shooting Champs bury Vikes (01/28/15)
UNIONVILLE -- The Cascade Champions saw an awfully big basket on Tuesday night in Unionville. In one of their better nights shooting this year, the Champs picked up a big, 75-40 non-district win over their in-county rival Community on Tuesday night...
Cold shooting costs Vikings in district loss (01/25/15)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Community Vikings couldn't overcome a cold shooting night in the first half as the Forrest Rockets defeated the Vikings 61-44 in a District 9-A game Friday night. The Vikings (2-20, 0-11 9A) got behind early. Darian Pride led the Vikings with five first quarter points, but they were the only points Community could muster in the quarter. Two three-pointers and a 9-1 run left the Rockets with a 14-5 lead after one...
Viqueens hold off Lady Rockets (01/25/15)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Community Viqueens used two big runs to punctuate a big second half in defeating the Forrest Lady Rockets 62-49 in a District 9-A game Friday night. The win kept the Viqueens (16-6, 11-0 9A) undefeated in district play with one district game left in the regular season...
Viqueens claim 3rd straight (01/21/15)
UNIONVILLE -- Allison Martin's Community Viqueens spent the better part of Tuesday's District 9-A clash against the Eagleville Lady Eagles playing catch up. Community finished the game on a 16-3 run, including a perfect 8-of-8 attempts in the final minute from the free throw line, which allowed the Purple and Gold to rally for the 64-56 victory...
Eagles rally past Vikings in 4th (01/21/15)
UNIONVILLE -- It's been a building year for the Community Vikings. Nobody knows that better than Viking coach Robbie Davis. But the progress he's seen is inching his team closer and closer to breaking through the wall. On Tuesday night, the Vikings continued inching closer, yet came up short against the Eagleville Eagle, 58-55...
Viqueens knock off pesky Lady Tigers (01/18/15)
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Community Viqueens used a 14-0 run in the fourth quarter to break open the game and went on to defeat the Fayetteville Lady Tigers 64-42 in a District 9-A contest Friday night. Except for a 1-0 Lady Tiger lead, the Viqueens (14-6, 9-0 9A) were in front for the entire game...
District-leading Tigers dispatch Vikings (01/18/15)
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Community Vikings couldn't overcome the explosiveness of the Fayetteville Tigers as they fell 71-42 in a District 9-A game Friday night. The Vikings (2-18, 0-9 9A) only led once at 1-0 before the Tigers took the lead with a big first quarter. With Community missing several close shots, Fayetteville went ahead 29-11 after one period as five Tiger players scored...
Vikings presented baseball banner (01/15/15)