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Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016

Community Athletics

Viqueens win on Senior Night (02/07/16)
UNIONVILLE -- Even with the regular season District 9A championship wrapped up going into Friday night's district game against the Eagleville Lady Eagles, the Community Viqueens did not want to disappoint the home fans on homecoming and Senior Night...
Community 'family' joins Pride in special moment (02/04/16)
Honor. Courage. Commitment. The United States Naval Academy boasts those three words as one of its most important mottos. For four years, Community Viking senior Darian Pride has dazzled fans beneath the Friday night lights, been a force on the basketball courts, and a leader through the classroom hallways...
Pride has big night, Vikings take 9A win (02/03/16)
FAYETTEVILLE -- Darian Pride almost single-handedly outscored the entire Fayetteville Tiger team as the Community Vikings used a stellar defensive effort to defeat the Tigers 53-38 in a District 9A game Tuesday night. Pride finished with 36 points, including a perfect 19-of-19 at the free throw line, as the Vikings played one of their most complete games of the season in the road win...
Viqueens overwhelm Lady Tigers (02/03/16)
FAYETTEVILLE -- There was no shortage of points for the Community Viqueens Tuesday night as the Viqueens wrapped up the District 9A regular season title with a 93-56 victory over the Fayetteville City Lady Tigers. The 93 points was a high-water mark offensively for the Viqueens this season as 13 Community players tallied points...
Viqueens clinch share of 9A title (01/31/16)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Viqueens went south, west, and north as they completed a road trip Friday night of three District 9A schools in a four-day span. The Viqueens made the best of their travels, winning their third game of the week and second in two nights by defeating the MTCS Lady Cougars 62-53 and clinching at least a tie for first place in the district standings...
Strong 4th wins it for Eaglettes on homecoming (01/31/16)
Shelbyville Central pulled away in the fourth quarter to claim an impressive 63-41 victory over Smyrna Friday night on homecoming. The game was close throughout the first three quarters until the Eaglettes (15-7) outscored the Lady Bulldogs 19-11 in the fourth quarter to seal the victory...
First-half run can't lift Vikes (01/31/16)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Vikings cut an MTCS Cougar lead to nine at halftime, but the Vikings could not get closer as the Cougars won 66-43 Friday night in a District 9A game. The Vikings (10-14, 5-5 9A), playing without leading scorer Darian Pride, had trouble getting into a flow in the first quarter...
ANOTHER CLOSE ONE: Viqueens take another district road win (01/29/16)
CHAPEL HILL -- There are no easy games in District 9-A. For the second straight game this week, the Community Viqueens (19-2, 8-1 9-A) escaped with a road win, defeating the Forrest Lady Rockets (13-11, 4-6 9-A), 66-54 on Thursday night. "There's not an easy night. You can't think you're going to come out and not play your best game and get away with it. It's such a tough district," said Viqueen coach Allison Martin...
Viking senior delivers in 2nd 9A win of week (01/29/16)
CHAPEL HILL -- Too much Pride can be a bad thing, unless you're the Community Vikings. On Thursday night, Viking senior Darian Pride had his way with the Forrest Rockets (3-20, 1-9 9-A), scoring a game-high 28 points and leading his team to a 52-42 District 9-A road win...
Viqueens escape Moore County with win in overtime (01/27/16)
LYNCHBURG -- It's not easy to win a basketball game at Moore County. But the Community Viqueens escaped Lynchburg Tuesday night with a hard-fought 62-55 overtime win over the Raiderettes in a District 9-A battle. The Viqueens (18-2, 7-1 9-A) used a 30-of-38 performance at the free throw line to come from behind and then preserve an overtime lead after not leading the entire first half...
Defense leads the way in Vikings' win (01/27/16)
LYNCHBURG -- A stingy Community defense led the Vikings Tuesday night in a 48-19 win over the Moore County Raiders in a District 9-A contest. The Vikings (9-13, 4-4 9-A) never trailed in holding the Raiders to single digits in every quarter to even their district record...
Strong 2nd puts Viqueens ahead (01/21/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens outscored the Nashville Central Christian Warriors 19-2 in the second quarter en route to a 67-50 victory over the Warriors in a non-district contest Monday night. The Viqueens (17-2), led by six points from Lacey Reed, got off to an early lead, but a 6-0 run by the Warriors gave NCC a 14-11 lead after the first quarter...
Vikings survive Windham's 3's (01/21/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings survived a 22-point fourth quarter by Webb's Robert Windham, including six treys, in defeating the Feet 65-61 in an intra-county contest Monday night. In a low-scoring first quarter, the Vikings (8-13) used five points from Tyler Bushnell to jump out to a 13-8 lead...
Viqueens rally but fall in OT (01/17/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens came back from an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to tie the game and bring on overtime, but couldn't hold on to their overtime lead as the Huntland Lady Hornets beat the Viqueens 53-49 in a District 9-A contest Friday night...
District-leading Hornets sting Vikings with defeat (01/17/16)
UNIONVILLE -- There was no shortage of points as the Huntland Hornets proved why they are undefeated in District 9-A in beating the Community Vikings 87-74 Friday night. The Vikings (7-13, 3-4 9A) were hot out of the gates as a 10-0 run gave Community an early 10-2 lead...
Vikings snap skid, throttle Eagleville (01/13/16)
EAGLEVILLE -- In many of their contests this season, the Community Vikings have not been able to close out games despite having leads in the fourth quarter. Tuesday night, the Vikings made sure their lead was not in jeopardy, using three big quarters as they led from start to finish in an impressive 81-44 win over the Eagleville Eagles in a District 9-A game...
Viqueens on target after rough start (01/13/16)
EAGLEVILLE -- It was a struggle and it wasn't pretty, but the Community Viqueens came back from a halftime deficit to defeat the Eagleville Lady Eagles 56-45 in a District 9-A contest Tuesday night. A 17-of-19 night at the free throw line, including a perfect 11-of-11 performance in the fourth quarter, helped seal the deal for the Viqueens (16-1, 6-0 9-A) as they remained unbeaten in district play...
Viqueen defense shines against Lincoln County (01/12/16)
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Community Viqueens held the Lincoln County Lady Falcons to five points in the fourth quarter en route to a 57-44 win in a non-district matchup Saturday afternoon. Lincoln County led most of the first quarter before a three-point play by Jordan Huntley gave the Viqueens (15-1) their first lead at 11-9. Community ended the quarter with a 13-11 advantage...
Falcons hold off Vikings (01/12/16)
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Community Vikings were only down by three points after three quarters, but the Lincoln County Falcons pulled away in the fourth quarter to defeat the Vikings 60-50 in a Saturday afternoon game. With Tyler Bushnell canning two three-pointers, the Vikings (6-12) pulled out to an 11-10 lead after the first quarter...
VIkings can't hold lead, Fayetteville City wins (01/10/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings rallied from a 14-point deficit to take the lead, but the Fayetteville City Tigers came back to defeat the Vikings 57-54 in a District 9-A game Friday night. A 37-point game from Nick Hopkins of the Tigers and a 5-of-13 shooting night at the foul line for Community helped decide the outcome...
Viqueens cruise to easy win (01/10/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens jumped out to a 20-4 first quarter lead en route to a 52-24 victory over the Fayetteville City Lady Tigers in a District 9-A game Friday night. In a contest where the Community starters played sparingly, 14 of the 16 players on the roster scored for the Viqueens...
Viqueens rally to win battle of Top 10 teams (01/06/16)
UNIONVILLE -- In a game that pitted two teams ranked in the top 10 of the state Tuesday night, the contest between the Community Viqueens and MTCS Lady Cougars lived up to its billing. In the end, the Viqueens would not allow a defeat on their home floor as they came from behind to beat the Lady Cougars 65-60 and solidify their lead in the District 9-A race...
Vikings go cold after solid start (01/06/16)
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Vikings scored the first seven points of the game, but cold shooting after that hurt the cause as the MTCS Cougars beat the Vikings 54-49 in a District 9-A contest Tuesday night. The Vikings (6-10, 2-2 9A) used five points from Tyler Bushnell to take their early lead...
Viqueens survive close one (12/31/15)
SUMMERTOWN -- The Community Viqueens survived a scare against host Summertown in the Summertown Classic on Wednesday. The Purple and Gold were challenged until the final minutes of regulation where Community was able to pull away for the 70-60 win. The Viqueens used an 11-0 run to pull away in the clutch to claim their 12th win of the year...
Viqueens blow out Panthers (12/30/15)
SUMMERTOWN -- The Community Viqueens had no trouble putting points on the scoreboard in a huge 89-59 victory over the Decatur County Riverside Lady Panthers in the Summertown Classic Tuesday. The Viqueens (11-1) used nine points from Jordan Huntley to take a 28-16 lead after the first quarter...