Shelbyville Central Athletics
Palmer, Eagles greet fans
It was a very busy week for new Shelbyville Central head football coach Justin Palmer, but a very productive week as well. It was all capped off by a parents meeting followed by a Meet and Greet with the coach on Friday evening. "We had a good first week. We got a lot done and participated in two 7-on-7 tournaments, one in Smyrna and the other at Riverdale," Palmer said. "The guys showed a lot of energy and it was a great chance for me to see what they can do."...
TSSAA: Meeting with SC coach was a violation
The Shelbyville Central football program was assessed a punishment for violating the TSSAA's mandated two-week dead period, where no formal team meetings can be held. Last week, the team convened a meeting to introduce new coach Justin Palmer, which was found to be in violation of the dead period...
PACKAGE DEAL: Central football coach's father to coach softball, join son's staff
When new Shelbyville Central head football coach Justin Palmer was hired last week, it actually filled four coaching positions that were open at that time. With that said, his father Wade Palmer, has been named the new Eaglette head softball coach. He will also serve on his son's football staff as an assistant coach, while Justin will follow as an assistant softball coach under his dad, therefore filling four coaching positions...
Palmer to lead Eagles; Similar offense, defense likely as former assistant takes over as Shelbyville Central's new head coach
Sometimes, a change can turn out to be much of the same. Former Shelbyville Central offensive coordinator Justin Palmer has been named the new Golden Eagle head football coach. Palmer was an assistant coach at Shelbyville Central under former head coach Jason Hardy, but was named as head coach at Creek Wood High School in Dickson County...
Eggleston resigns as Eagles' coach
Shelbyville Central head boys basketball coach Stan Eggleston resigned on Thursday morning. Eggleston has been the Golden Eagles' head coach the past four years after serving one season as an assistant. "This was a really tough decision for me but it's a decision I made because it allows me to spend more time with my wife and two daughters," Eggleston said...
Departing Eagle football coach Hardy will be missed
Anytime a school loses a great educator and coach it's a tough loss. With the resignation of Shelbyville Central head football Jason Hardy, this community lost a great young family. Hardy resigned on Thursday morning to pursue a non-coaching interest in his home town of Gainesboro...
Hardy resigns as Central coach
Jason Hardy has resigned as Shelbyville Central High's head football coach. Hardy informed the administration on Thursday and was scheduled to meet with the team this morning. He has also been an assistant girls' basketball coach over the past few years...
FORMER EAGLETTE COMES HOME: Dye primed to take over Central High girls basketball program
Shelbyville Central's new girls head basketball coach will return to a familiar setting as former Eaglette standout Kim Dye will now coach on the floor she once played on. Dye, a 2003 graduate at Shelbyville Central and member of the 2001 and 2003 Golden Eaglette State Championship teams, will take over after the resignation of former coach Kevin Thomas a few weeks ago...
Former Eaglette named as coach
A former Golden Eaglette standout player has been named the new girls basketball coach at Shelbyville Central. Kim Dye, a 2003 graduate at Shelbyville Central and member of the 2001 and 2003 Golden Eaglette State Championship teams, will take over as head coach after the resignation of former coach Kevin Thomas a few weeks ago...
Bedford's Best: Seniors named athletes of year
As their senior seasons concluded earlier this year, three particular Bedford County athletes were honored for their efforts as their respective careers concluded. Representing Shelbyville Central as the athlete of the year was O.J. Davis, Cascade was Shaina Schneider, and Community was Darian Pride...
Wallace State 'great fit' for Shelbyville's Sanders
Shelbyville Central Golden Eagle graduate Trevor Sanders recently signed a letter of intent to continue his education as well as his baseball career at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Alabama. Sanders, a talented left-handed pitcher was named the District 8-AAA Pitcher of the year this past season and was named All-District 8-AAA as well...
Eaglette star: Lady Bucks are 'perfect fit'
Shelbyville Central graduate Chelbie Gannon recently signed a letter of intent to play softball at Motlow State Community College. The multi-sport athlete also played basketball and volleyball for the Golden Eaglettes and was selected as Most Athletic by her classmates...
Leaping ahead: Eagles' Giles competes in state track meet
MURFREESBORO -- The future looks bright for Shelbyville Golden Eagle trackster Corvin Giles. Giles, in his first year of competing in track and field, qualified for the TSSAA Class AAA Boys' Long Jump, held Friday at Dean Hayes Stadium on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University...
Thomas steps aside: Longtime head coach pursues path home
After nearly 20 years as a coach at Shelbyville Central High School, Golden Eaglettes basketball coach Kevin Thomas has resigned to return home. Thomas met with the Eaglette basketball team on Friday morning with the news of his resignation. He recently accepted an administrative position at Jackson County High School in Gainesboro as career coach. He will also take over as the head boys' basketball coach...
BREAKING NEWS: Thomas resigns as Eaglette basketball coach
Kevin Thomas has resigned as the Shelbyville Central girls basketball coach and has accepted a coaching position at Jackson County.
Look for a full story in Sunday's edition of the T-G.
SCHS tennis run closes in region match
COLUMBIA -- On Tuesday afternoon, the remaining Shelbyville Central tennis players saw their seasons come to a close in the individual region tournament, held in Columbia. Senior Eddie Green advanced through the semifinals, defeating Siegel's Ryan Jacobs 7-5, 6-2, before falling to Hussain Al-Zubaidi, 6-0, 6-1, in the region championship singles match...
Eagles fall in 2 OTs
It couldn't get much closer. After playing to a 1-1 tie at the end of regulation, Shelbyville Central's soccer team fell 2-1 in double overtime to visiting Oakland on Tuesday evening in the semifinals of the Region 4-AAA Tournament to close out their season...
One lone run dooms Eaglettes
Hits and runs were hard to come by in Shelbyville Central's 1-0 loss to visiting Stewarts Creek in the Region 4-AAA semifinals on Monday evening. The loss ends the season for the Eaglettes (19-16) after claiming the District 8-AAA title on Friday night...
Dye resigns as coach
Shelbyville Central softball coach Samantha Dye announced her resignation after Monday night's 1-0 loss to Stewarts Creek in the Region 4-AAA semifinals. Dye was officially named the head coach at the end of last season after serving as the interim head coach...
Eaglettes claim 8-AAA softball tournament
WINCHESTER -- Every team wants to peak at the right time, usually right as the postseason starts. Such is the case for Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglette softball team. After ending the regular season as the fourth seed in the District 8-AAA Tournament, the Eaglettes claimed the district tournament championship with a 6-5 win over Tullahoma on Friday night at Franklin County High School...
Eagles step it uip, win 8-AAA soccer title
Coach Chris Fritz challenged his Shelbyville Eagle soccer team Friday night to pick up the pace after a scoreless halftime tie. Fritz's words brought dividends as the Eagles claimed the District 8-AAA championship with a 3-1 victory over the Tullahoma Wildcats...
Eaglettes win, earn title shot
WINCHESTER -- For the third time in the past five years, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglette softball team plays for the district championship. The Eaglettes play for the District 8-AAA championship after cruising to a 9-1 win over Tullahoma in the semifinals on Wednesday evening...