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Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Shelbyville Central Athletics

Eaglettes blast Lady Lions (02/07/16)
COLUMBIA -- Anytime you hold a team scoreless in a quarter and only allow four points in a half you've played outstanding defense. Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes excelled on the defensive end of the court in an 83-26 District 8AA road win on Friday night...
Eagles fall to Columbia (02/07/16)
COLUMBIA -- After a close first quarter, Shelbyville Central came up on the short end of a 72-54 score on the road at Columbia in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday night. The Lions only led 20-16 at the end of the opening frame but outscored the Eagles 22-10 in the second stanza to hold a 42-26 advantage at halftime...
Cunningham signs with Mississippi college (02/05/16)
One of the most successful quarterbacks in recent history at Shelbyville Central signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play football and continue his education at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, Mississippi. Dual-threat quarterback Mason Cunningham was a three-and-a-half year starter for the Golden Eagles...
Central's Davis considers future when making pick (02/04/16)
Hard work, dedication and always doing the right thing are key components to be successful. Shelbyville Central senior Odarius (O.J.) Davis features each one of those traits, and that's why he signed a letter of intent to play football and continue his education at the United States Naval Academy...
Eagles overcome slow start, stop Tullahoma (02/03/16)
TULLAHOMA -- After a slow start, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles claimed a 45-37 win over Tullahoma in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday night. The Eagles (9-11, 6-3 8-AAA) held a slim 8-7 advantage at the close of the first quarter, led 17-15 at halftime and were up 29-25 after three periods...
Holt, Hardy power Central to district win (02/03/16)
TULLAHOMA -- The Eaglette offense was clicking on all cylinders in a 86-41 victory at Tullahoma in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday evening. It was total domination as Shelbyville Central put 49 points on the board in the first half and then added 37 more in the second half to claim the 45-point win...
Eagles pull away with surge in 4th (01/27/16)
The Eagles (8-10, 5-3 8-AAA) closed out the game by outscoring the Rebels 17-7 in the final eight minutes. "What a nice win for this basketball team," Central coach Stan Eggleston said. "We played well at times in the first half, but we really came out and played well in the second half."...
Eaglettes' steady first half leads to District 8-AAA win (01/27/16)
A steady first half of play on both ends of the court was the difference in Shelbyville Central's 59-44 victory over visiting Franklin County in a District 8-AAA contest on Tuesday evening. The Eaglettes (14-7, 6-2 8-AAA) connected on seven 3-pointers, while holding Franklin County to only three...
Defense shines for Eaglettes (01/26/16)
MANCHESTER -- It was a stellar defensive performance in Shelbyville Central's 74-34 win over Coffee County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Monday evening. The Eaglette defense only allowed 10 first half points, with Coffee County only scoring one point in the second period...
Eagles hang on, win by 1 (01/26/16)
MANCHESTER -- A comfortable lead slipped away in the fourth quarter but Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles held on to claim a 52-51 win at Coffee County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Monday night. Coffee County held a slim 15-14 lead after the first but the Eagles took control of the game in the second stanza to hold a 30-21 advantage at the intermission...
BREAKING: Central HIgh games moved up Friday (01/21/16)
Starting times for Shelbyville Central High's basketball games Friday at Coffee County have been moved up due to expected snow. The girls game is now scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by the boys game. Several weather forecasters predict snow will have already begun by that time. Check conditions carefully before departing...
Central wrestlers take 3rd in invite (01/21/16)
SEWANEE -- The Shelbyville Central wrestling team participated in the Mountain Top Invitational, held at St. Andrews-Sewanee over the weekend and saw a relative level of success in the tournament. As a team, the Eagles took third overall and were able to place nine wrestlers in the top four final standings...
Falcons pull away in 4th, hand Eagles district loss (01/20/16)
"This loss hurts, but we've got to find a way to bounce back," Central coach Stan Eggleston said. "We didn't move the ball around very well on offense and they did a good job of taking advantage of our lack of size." After trailing 12-11 at the end of the first quarter, Shelbyville Central took a 20-17 lead at the half before the Falcons evened the score at 32-all after three periods...
Eaglettes let game slip away (01/20/16)
FAYETTEVILLE -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes let one slip away in a 58-55 loss to host Lincoln County in a District 8-AAA contest on Tuesday evening. "We just couldn't find a way to get the win and that's disappointing," Central coach Kevin Thomas said. "We knew coming in that this game was for second place in the district standings...
Eaglettes fall in clash of district unbeatens (01/17/16)
LAWRENCEBURG -- A combination of 3-point shooting and transition points proved to be more than the Eaglettes could overcome as Shelbyville Central fell 73-48 to Lawrence County in a battle undefeated District 8-AAA teams on Friday night. Kelsey Adkins and Taylor Clark scored a combined 55 points to lead the winners...
Powerful Wildcats too much for Eagles (01/17/16)
LAWRENCEBURG -- Shelbyville Central faced a quality team on its home court in a 71-49 loss to Lawrence County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday night. The Wildcats took control early, jumping out to a 13-1 lead on the way to a 18-10 advantage at the end of the first quarter...
Eagles fall by 1 slow quarter (01/13/16)
Take away the first quarter and Shelbyville Central had a chance to win, but the Eagles had to settle for a 61-55 loss to visiting Columbia (11-6, 4-0 8-AAA) in a District 8-AAA contest on Tuesday night. After falling behind 17-10 at the end of the first quarter, the Eagles (6-8, 3-1 8-AAA) were 45-44 over the final three periods...
Steady offense powers Eaglettes (01/13/16)
A steady offensive performance backed by a nice defensive effort led Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes to a 83-38 win over visiting Columbia in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday evening. The Eaglettes (12-5, 4-0 8-AAA), undefeated in district play, now turn their attention to Friday night and a huge district battle on the road at No. 10 Lawrence County...
Eagles place 4th in tourney (01/12/16)
CHATTANOOGA -- Over the weekend, the Shelbyville Central wrestling team participated in the Central Invitational, held in Chattanooga. Of 16 traditional teams represented in the tournament, the Eagles placed fourth overall, with seven individual medalists...
Eaglette sophomore trio thrashes Tullahoma (01/10/16)
A trio of sophomores led the way on offense in Shelbyville Central's dominating 67-29 win over defending District 8-AAA champion Tullahoma on Friday evening. Kayleigh Hardy, Jenna Holt and Sydney Ely combined to score 42 points as the Eaglettes (11-5, 3-0 8-AAA) remain undefeated in district action...
'Cats wilt under Eagles' pressure (01/10/16)
Shelbyville Central turned up the defensive pressure to claim a 47-26 victory over visiting Tullahoma to remain unbeaten in District 8-AAA play on Friday night. After falling behind 7-0 to start the game, the Eagles (6-7, 3-0 8-AAA) regrouped and dominated on the defensive end of the court, allowing the Wildcats to only score 13 points over the final three quarters...
Eagles claim win vs. Whitwell (01/07/16)
While they suffered a handful of individual losses, the Shelbyville Central wrestling team notched a 48-31 win over visiting Whitwell on Tuesday night. The Eagles racked up a handful of early wins, with Montel Hendricks, Andy Solis, Jerrimery Jones and William Hallum each claiming forfeit wins...
Eaglettes manage to claim win (01/06/16)
SMYRNA -- In what looked to be an easy win early turned out to be a battle at the end in Shelbyville Central's 63-60 win over Smyrna. The Eaglettes (10-5) jumped out to a 21-7 lead at the end of the first quarter but were outscored 53-42 over the final three periods but found a way late in the game to claim the impressive victory on the road...
Eagles win at Smyrna (01/06/16)
SMYRNA -- Shelbyville Central pulled away in the fourth quarter to claim a 61-51 victory over host Smyrna on Tuesday night. The Golden Eagles (5-7) held a slim 16-15 lead at the end of the first quarter, posted a 32-31 advantage at the intermission and led 46-44 after three periods...
Central easily wins in Classic (12/31/15)
FAYETTEVILLE -- Kevin Thomas' Golden Eaglettes just had too much firepower for East Ridge on Wednesday in the Lincoln County Christmas Classic. The Eaglettes (9-5) rolled to their second-straight win of more than 30 points, defeating East Ridge 68-26...