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Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

Community Athletics

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)
Viqueens stay unbeaten in 9-A (01/14/15)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens were clicking on all cylinders Tuesday night as they defeated the Huntland Lady Hornets 62-25 in a District 9-A game. "Our team effort tonight was so amazing from start to finish," Coach Allison Martin of the Viqueens said...
Vikings drop heartbreaker to Huntland in final seconds (01/14/15)
UNIONVILLE -- Despite leading for a majority of the game, the Community Vikings couldn't close the deal as the Huntland Hornets used a late-game shot to defeat the Vikings 64-61 in a District 9-A game Tuesday night. With Darian Pride dominating the paint, the Vikings (2-17, 0-8 9A) looked poised to win their first district game of the season...
Community splits with Houston Co. (01/14/15)
UNIONVILLE -- A huge offensive performance, spurred by a combined 67 points from Darian Pride, Tyler Broiles, and Jackson Wisener, propelled the Community Vikings to a 72-69 homecoming win over the Houston County Fighting Irish Saturday night. Pride connected on 11 points in the first quarter as the Vikings raced to a 24-21 lead...
Viqueens win 3-overtime thriller (01/11/15)
Don't ever count the Community Viqueens out of a basketball game. Despite trailing for practically the entire contest, the Viqueens extended the game twice with a clutch three-pointer and free throws to claim a 67-62 triple-overtime win over the Moore County Lady Raiders in a District 9-A game Friday night...
Raider run drops Vikes (01/11/15)
UNIONVILLE -- A 17-0 run by the Moore County Raiders was the downfall of the Community Vikings Friday night as the Raiders won 55-36 in a District 9-A game. Moore County jumped out to an early lead on the Vikings (1-16, 0-7 9-A) in the first quarter. Three treys helped propel the Raiders to a 15-5 lead after one...
Viqueens knock off 6th-ranked Cougars (01/07/15)
It's no secret District 9-A is loaded with talent from top to bottom. When the first polls of the season came on on Tuesday, the Community Viqueens found themselves with a No. 8 overall ranking. Their next opponent, MTCS, earned a No. 6 ranking. Though it could hardly be considered an upset, the district-leading Viqueens rallied from from a 22-18 halftime deficit to knock off the Lady Cougars (15-2, 4-2 9-A) 51-48 on Tuesday night to remain undefeated in district play...
Rusty Vikes fall to Cougs (01/07/15)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings started on a positive note, but the outside shooting of the Middle Tennessee Christian Cougars was too much as the Vikings dropped a 67-36 decision in a District 9-A game Tuesday night. The Vikings (1-15, 0-6 9A) used three-pointers by Darian Pride and Tyler Broiles to race to a quick 6-0 lead...
2014 Rewind; A look back at the year's top sports headlines (01/02/15)
With the turn of the calendar, a new year brings about new headlines. Looking back at the 2014 calendar year, here's a list of the top eight local sports headlines. Saying it was a good year for the Community Viking baseball team could be a bit of an understatement. Community twice fended off District 9-A rival Forrest, once for a district championship and again for a region title, before knocking off Columbia Academy in an elimination sectional round of the 2014 postseason...
Offense a struggle for Vikes in Classic (12/21/14)
The Community Vikings hung tough early with a good Page Patriots team on Friday night, but in the end they couldn't stay with Page's high powered offense as they fell 73-35. Despite the lopsided score, the Vikings managed to put forth a valiant effort against the Patriots...
Viqueens take Smyrna to the wire (12/21/14)
The Community Viqueens took a tough Smyrna team down to the wire on Friday night, but ultimately lost 63-58 thanks to a tough second quarter. The Smyrna Lady Bulldogs got off to a quick start by taking a six point lead just a few minutes into the fourth...
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...