Shelbyville Central Athletics
Golden Eagles hope to take first road win tonight against tough Giles County
It will be a matchup between a pair of explosive offensives when Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles travel to Pulaski for a non-region contest against Giles County tonight. Both teams easily won their season openers last week, the Eagles claiming a 41-16 victory over Lawrence County, while the Bobcats rolled past Columbia 70-28...
Eaglettes claim 2nd victory
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglette soccer team has started the season with two-straight wins after rolling past Columbia Academy 5-1 on Thursday evening at home. Senior Keely Smith scored a pair of goals while sophomores Oryvette Grandarilla and Juliana Andreas, along with junior Jai Trice each added a goal...
Eaglettes grab first district win
Shelbyville Central got off to a strong start in district play on Tuesday evening, blanking visiting Lawrence County 6-0. It was a slow grind to start the match, with just a pair of goals in the first half, but a flurry of offense padded the scoreboard in the second half...
Shelbyville drops volleyball clash
Makayla Batts turned in an outstanding performance, serving seven aces in the third set for Shelbyville Central. The Golden Eaglettes fell 12-25, 19-25, 25-5 and 20-25 to visiting Franklin County in a District 8AAA matchup on Tuesday evening. The Eaglette junior varsity claimed a 20-25, 25-21 and 15-10 victory. (T-G Photo by Gary Johnson)
Eagles' overpowering win 'a coach's dream'
Shelbyville Central's 41-16 victory over Lawrence County on Friday night was a big win in a number of ways. It's always great to open the season with a victory on your home field, but this accomplishment was even more special as it was the first win for new head coach Justin Palmer...
NEW ERA IN EAGLE FOOTBALL: Palmer's tenure as head coach begins in season opener tonight
Tonight marks a new era for the Shelbyville Central football program. Justin Palmer was named the Eagles' new head football coach on July 8 after the sudden departure of former coach Jason Hardy to take an administrative position at Jackson County. To say that it's been a busy six weeks would be a huge understatement, but the challenge of a short-term transition is over and the team is ready for the season opener tonight at home against Lawrence County in a non-region matchup...
Eagle golfers 2nd in district tri-match
Shelbyville Central finished second in a District 8AAA tri-match with Coffee County and Franklin County on Thursday afternoon at River Bend County Club. Eagle senior Elliott Smith and Coffee County's Samuel Prater each shot and even par 72. On Tuesday Shelbyville Central rolled past Lincoln County in a district match...
Eagle JVs sneak past freshmen in OT
With the varsity taking the evening off, Shelbyville Central's junior varsity and freshmen played in the third game of the Pencil City Jamboree on Friday night. The JV's edged the Eagle freshmen 14-7 in overtime, after playing to a 7-7 tie in regulation...
Tullahoma hands Central, Cascade loss
Shelbyville Central, Cascade and Tullahoma squared off in a golf match at River Bend County Club on Thursday afternoon. In boys action, Tullahoma posted a team score of 156 followed by Shelbyville Central with a 169 and Cascade's 214. Eagle senior Elliot Smith was medalist with a 36...
Shelbyville golf claims county sweep
It was another clean sweep for Shelbyville golf on Tuesday afternoon at River Bend Country Club in a tri-match against county rivals Cascade and Community. In the boys competition, the Eagles took first with a 162, while Community followed with a 191...
Eagles ease past Page in scrimmage
As preparation for the upcoming football season continues, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles traveled to Franklin for a scrimmage with Page High School on Friday evening. It was a successful outing as the Eagles scored six touchdowns while allowing Page only one...
Central sweeps Cascade in golf opener
Shelbyville Central's golf teams opened the season with a pair of wins over Cascade in a nine-hole match at River Bend Country Club on Thursday afternoon. The Eagles carded a 169 while the Champions posted a 214. In the girls, contest, the Eaglettes shot a 98 with the Lady Champions a 122...
Nation's best: Doak's club team wins soccer title
It's been a busy summer for former Shelbyville Central soccer standout and Olivia Doak. After graduation, the all-state high soccer player joined her club team, The Tennessee Soccer Club, and had an enjoyable summer, capped off by winning the under-18 US Youth Soccer National Championship at Frisco, Texas on Sunday...
Shelbyville Central running back Jamal Harden make follows his blockers for a nice gain in the Eagles' scrimmage with Gallatin on Friday evening. In varsity action, Gallatin scored three times with the Eagles finding the end zone twice. (T-G Photo by Gary Johnson)
Holl hired to coach Eagles
Shelbyville Central has a new head boys basketball coach. Former Coffee County assistant Ben Holl was hired Friday after the resignation of former coach Stan Eggleston several weeks ago. Holl was an assistant at Coffee County the past four years, with a brief stint as interim head coach...
Blackburn signs with Bryan
Recent Shelbyville Central graduate Lesleigh Blackburn has signed to play soccer at Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee. Blackburn had an outstanding career for the Golden Eaglette soccer team and possesses the skill and speed to play the sport she loves in college...
Eaglettes give back
The Shelbyville Central Eaglette basketball team gave away backpacks to the community on Friday afternoon. The giveaway was sponsored by The Center for Family Development and Johnson Residential Housing.
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...