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Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

Shelbyville Central Athletics

Eaglettes hold off Coffee County (01/22/17)
Playing in their fourth game in eight days, including three in the past five, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes claimed a 42-35 win over visiting Coffee County for a homecoming victory on Friday evening. It was a homecoming for the 1986 and 1991 Shelbyville Central state championship teams as well as team members, along with former Eaglette and current Middle Tennessee women's coach Rick Insell, were in attendance and recognized for their achievements...
Red Raiders hand Eagles another loss (01/22/17)
It wasn't the outcome they had hoped for as Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles are still searching for their first win of the season after a 67-36 loss to visiting Coffee County on homecoming night in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday. The Eagles (0-16, 0-7) struggled to score and trailed 15-9 at the end of the first quarter, 33-19 at halftime and 49-27 after three periods...
Eaglettes' bench delivers another district win (01/18/17)
After a competitive first half, Shelbyville Central's defensive pressure in the second half led the Eaglettes to a 61-30 victory over visiting Lincoln County on Tuesday evening. With the win, Shelbyville Central (11-4, 6-0) remains atop the District 8-AAA standings...
Another close game slips away from Eagles (01/18/17)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles saw a close game slip away in the second quarter in a 65-43 loss to visiting Lincoln County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday night. After trailing 15-12 at the close of the first quarter, Shelbyville Central (0-15, 0-6) was outscored 21-9 in the second stanza to fall behind 36-21 at halftime...
Tullahoma no problem for Eaglettes after close 1st (01/17/17)
TULLAHOMA -- After a close first quarter, District 8-AAA leading Shelbyville Central cruised to a 77-36 win over Tullahoma in a district clash on Monday evening. Four starters scored in double figures for the Eaglettes (10-4, 5-0) and everyone on the team earned valuable playing time...
Eagles' 2nd half woes continue at Tullahoma (01/17/17)
TULLAHOMA -- Blowing a first-half lead is becoming way too familiar for the Golden Eagles. Still seeking its first win of the season, Shelbyville Central saw a nice halftime lead slip away over the final two quarters in a 45-40 District 8-AAA loss at Tullahoma in a District 8-AAA matchup on Monday night...
Felts hits 1,000th as Eaglettes win (01/15/17)
In one of their best outings of the season, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes took over the top spot in District 8-AAA with an impressive 63-49 victory over defending district champion Lawrence County on Friday evening. "I'm very pleased with our effort and this team has worked extremely hard. ...
Eagles can't recover from early setback (01/15/17)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles fell behind early and could never recover in a 63-40 loss to Lawrence County in a District 8-AAA matchup at home on Friday night. The Eagles (0-13, 0-4) started slow, were outscored 13-0 to start the game and trailed 23-5 by the end of the first quarter...
Eaglettes crush Columbia, remain unbeaten in district (01/11/17)
COLUMBIA -- It was total domination as Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes cruised to an 81-24 victory over Columbia in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday evening. The Eaglettes (8-4, 3-0) now turn their attention to Friday night's matchup at home in a key district battle with defending champion Lawrence County at 6...
Eagles' lead slips away in 2nd half (01/11/17)
COLUMBIA -- Shelbyville Central saw a first half lead slip away in a 57-46 loss to host Columbia in a District 8-AAA contest on Tuesday night. After play to a 20-20 tie at the end of the first quarter, the Eagles (0-12, 0-3) posted a 31-29 lead at the intermission...
Snow days hit county basketball teams (01/10/17)
Nothing throws a wrench in a basketball team's momentum like a snow day. All three Bedford County schools saw games last Friday canceled due to snowy weather. Shelbyville Central was originally scheduled to face Tullahoma, Cascade was set to host Marshall County, and Community was slated to head to Fayetteville to face Fayetteville City...
All-State honors (01/08/17)
Shelbyville's Jamal Harden earned All-State honors for his efforts in the 2016 season. He finished with 29 TDs to his credit and a whopping 1,606 rushing yards for the Golden Eagles. (T-G File Photo by Gary Johnson)
Viqueen basketball tops 2016 local sports headlines (01/05/17)
The 2016 year was chalked full of headlines throughout the sports world that shook every level of competition to its core. Peyton Manning won a Super Bowl in his farewell tour, the Cubs ended a 108 year World Series drought and the Cleveland Cavaliers won the franchise first NBA Finals...
Eagles falter late vs. Smyrna (01/04/17)
In a close matchup for three quarters, Shelbyville Central dropped a 54-44 decision to visiting Smyrna on Tuesday night. The Eagles led 12-11 at the end of the opening frame but were outscored 20-11 in the second period to trail 32-23 at the intermission...
Eaglettes' lead wilts away in non-district home loss (01/04/17)
After leading by double digits in the first half, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes fell 58-56 in a non-district matchup to visiting Smyrna on Tuesday evening. The Eaglettes (7-4) jumped out to a 22-9 advantage and led 39-27 at the intermission...
Eaglettes fall shy in tourney (12/22/16)
BENTON, Ky. -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes dropped a 51-43 decision to host Marshall County in the championship game of the 2016 Lady Marshalls Holiday Classic in Benton, Kentucky on Wednesday afternoon. The Eaglettes (7-3) fell behind 16-9 at the end of the first quarter before Jenna Holt scored a dozen points in the second half to cut the lead to 26-25 at halftime...
Eaglettes to play for tournment championship (12/21/16)
BENTON, Ky. -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes advanced to the 2016 Lady Marshalls Holiday Classic after claiming a 55-30 victory over Shelby County (KY) in the semifinals on Tuesday afternoon in Benton, Kentucky. The Eaglettes (7-2) face host Marshall County (KY) in the title game this afternoon at 3...
Eaglettes open Classic with win (12/20/16)
It was a successful start for Shelbyville Central as the Golden Eaglettes rolled to a 58-29 win over Butler County, Kentucky in opening round action of the Lady Marshalls Holiday Classic on Monday afternoon in Benton, Kentucky. The Eaglettes (6-2) canned a dozen 3-pointers with seven players connected on at least one shot from behind the arch...
Eagles fall hard in Classic contest (12/20/16)
Shelbyville Central fell 62-22 to Springfield on Monday evening in the Columbia First Farmers Christmas Classic. The Eagles (0-9) trailed 24-2 at the end of the first quarter, 36-12 at halftime and 58-20 after three periods. Jamal Harden led the Eagles with 15 points...
Eagle football players honored (12/14/16)
Eaglettes net non-district win at Lebanon (12/14/16)
LEBANON -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes jumped out to an early lead and hung on down the stretch to claim a 58-47 victory over host Lebanon on Tuesday evening. Junior AJ Mitchell turned in her best performance of the season, scoring a game-high 17 points, including four 3-pointers...
Eagles still searching for 1st win (12/14/16)
LEBANON -- In a game they can't forget soon enough, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles, fell 65-32 to host Lebanon on Tuesday night. After going up 4-0 to start the game, the Eagles trailed 17-9 at the end of the first quarter, 42-11 at the intermission and 56-23 after three periods...
First-half slowdown dooms Eagles' hopes (12/11/16)
A slow start and sluggish finish hampered Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles in a 65-40 loss to visiting Franklin County in a District 8AAA matchup on Friday night. The Eagles (0-7, 0-2 8AAA) only scored two points in the first quarter and were on the short end of a 36-19 halftime score...
Eaglettes easily roar past Franklin County (12/11/16)
It's beginning to sound like a broken record, but it's music to the ears, as aggressive defense, points off transition and quality shooting paved the way as Shelbyville Central doubled up Franklin County in s 68-34 win in a District 8AAA matchup on Friday evening...
Three Eagles at top of 5-5A honors (12/09/16)
Shelbyville Central was well represented on the Region 5-5A All Region Team with a number of special awards. Senior running back Jamal Harden was named Offensive MVP, senior Darius Young was awarded Special Teams Player of the Year and senior kicker/punter Noah Mason was named co-Kicker of the Year...