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Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Shelbyville Central Athletics

Eagles claim first district win (04/17/14)
After falling behind early, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles rallied to a 6-5 victory over visiting Columbia to claim their first District 8-AAA win of the season on Wednesday. Columbia scored five runs in the first inning but was held scoreless the next six innings...
Eaglettes roll past Rebelettes (04/17/14)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglette softball team started quick and crusied to a 8-4 victory over host Franklin County in a District 8-AAA contest on Wednesday night. It was three pitches and three runs as Baylee Cook and Alexis Larion each singled on the first pitch of their at-bat. Then, Tiana Sanders blasted a home run over the left field fence on the first pitch to put the Eaglettes up 3-0...
Eagle tennis team does it again (04/17/14)
COLUMBIA -- In a make up match originally scheduled for last week, the Golden Eagle tennis squad added another big district "W" to the books on Wednesday evening, downing Columbia 6-1. The Eaglettes, despite a handful of closely contested matches, fell by the same score...
Collapse in late innings results in 5-4 Eagle defeat (04/16/14)
COLUMBIA -- After leading the entire game and the hopes of its first district win of the season, Shelbyville Central gave up four runs in the last two innings in a 5-4 loss to Columbia on the road in a District 8-AAA matchup on Wednesday afternoon. Shelbyville scored a pair of runs in the second inning and added a run in each of the third and seventh innings...
Eagles split over weekend (04/15/14)
Shelbyville Central split a pair of non-district games at home on Saturday, claiming n 11-10 win over White County before falling 12-0 to Smyrna. After jumping out to a commanding 5-0 lead after three innings, the Eagle had to battle back and score in their last at bat to claim the victory...
Eagles overpower Falcons (04/15/14)
Before the weather moved in on Monday evening, the Shelbyville Central Golden Eagle tennis squad was able to finish off Lincoln County and claim another perfect District 8-AAA match, defeating the Falcons 7-0. But before the Eaglettes could finish their match against Lincoln County, the match was called due to rain with the Eaglettes trailing 3-2...
Central tennis gets SAS-sy (04/11/14)
A night after a close defeat to the Tullahoma Lady Wildcats, the Shelbyville Central Eaglette tennis team rebounded with a 5-2 win over visiting St. Andrews-Sewanee. The Eagles also kept their perfect season intact, defeating SAS 7-0. The Eaglettes got a big leg up from Keely Smith's efforts on Thursday...
Eagle errors take toll (04/10/14)
Shelbyville struck first and had its chances to knock off arch-rival Tullahoma on Wednesday evening, but in the end couldn't overcome a handful of errors and fell to the Wildcats 8-4. Golden Eagle starter Trevor Sanders dodged trouble in the top of the first inning after issuing a leadoff walk...
Early lead disappears for Eaglettes (04/10/14)
TULLAHOMA -- It just wasn't meant to be in Shelbyville Central's 10-8 loss to Tullahoma in eight innings in a District 8-AAA matchup on Wednesday night. The Eaglettes defeated the Lady Wildcats 10-0 in their first meeting. Shelbyville jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the top of the first inning when Baylee Cook led off with the home run followed by a grand slam off the bat of freshman Kendall Durard. The Eaglettes left the bases loaded in the first...
Eaglettes drop close match (04/10/14)
It was a hard-fought defeat for the Shelbyville Central Eaglette tennis team on Wednesday afternoon against backyard rival Tullahoma. While the Eagles notched another 7-0 win, the Eaglettes fell to the Lady Wildcats, 4-3. In doubles, Keely Smith and Sydney Cooper outlasted Tullahoma No. 1 duo of Laura Burke and Katie Myers in a 9-8 marathon win...
Eagles face top prospect; Tullahoma's Sheffield hurls no-hitter at Vandy (04/08/14)
NASHVILLE -- What a great opportunity for Shelbyville Central's baseball team. Even though the Golden Eagles were defeated 5-0 by Tullahoma in a District 8-AAA matchup on Monday night, it was a game many of the players will never forget. The game was played on Vanderbilt's baseball field but unfortunately Shelbyville faced Tullahoma's left-handed ace Justus Sheffield, one of the top high school pitchers in the nation and a Vanderbilt signee...
Eaglettes rack up 3 wins at Ooltewah (04/08/14)
OOLTEWAH -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes finished with a 3-1 record in the Ooltewah Tournament on Saturday. The Eaglettes (10-5) only allowed three runs in the tournament. Shelbyville faces Coffee County tonight on the road in a District 8-AAA matchup at 7...
State champion Eaglette wins title as a coach (04/06/14)
Every basketball player's goal is to win a state championship. Jill Mitchell Phillips, formerly of Shelbyville, did such a feat as a member of the Shelbyville Central Golden' Eaglette state championship team. While a state championship as a player was good, Phillips recently added to the memory banks, coaching the Princeton Vikings to the 2013-2014 Ohio state championship, where Phillips' team defeated Hoover High School, 61-55...
Eagles fall short in 9 innings (04/03/14)
Shelbyville Central battled till the end but fell short in gaining its first District 8-AAA win of the season in a 10-9 loss in nine innings to Lincoln County at home on Wednesday night. The Eagles had a great chance to win in the bottom of the seventh inning, but a runner was thrown out at the plate after a single off the bat of freshman shortstop Logan Landers...
Falcons stop Eagles in district battle (04/02/14)
In a game that was scoreless through four innings, Shelbyville Central fell 4-0 to Lincoln County in a District 8-AAA contest on the road on Tuesday evening. The team face off again tonight in Shelbyville at 6. Lincoln County pushed across a run in the bottom of the fourth then rallied for three in the fifth to secure the win...
Eagles claim rare victory vs. Riverdale (04/02/14)
For the first time in years, Shelbyville Central's soccer team claimed a win over Riverdale. The Eagles defeated The Warriors 1-0 in a nondistrict match on Tuesday. "This is a huge win for our soccer program," Central coach Chris Fritz said. "I know it's been a number of years since we've defeated Riverdale and this is a great step in the direction this team is trying to get to."...
Young pitchers lead first Eagle win (03/30/14)
Quality pitching and timely hitting led Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles to their first win of the season with a 15-4 victory over Freeport, Illinois in the Warrior Classic on Friday afternoon at the SCHS baseball field. A pair of sophomore pitchers struck out 12 batters and only allowed three hits...
Central tennis teams grab more wins (03/30/14)
In a makeup match on Friday afternoon, the Shelbyville Central tennis teams picked up two more wins before spring break. The Eaglettes finished off a pesky Coffee County squad, 4-3, while the Eagles made it another clean sweep, defeating the Raiders 7-0...
Two-out hits elude Eagles (03/28/14)
The Golden Eagles had their chances against Madison Academy (Ala.) on Thursday night in the Warrior Classic, but couldn't cash in on key scoring opportunities and fell 7-1. Shelbyville jumped on Madison Academy in the bottom of the first inning and left off with a walk by Jacob Davidson, who scored on a RBI single to center by designated hitter Tommy Canonico...
Columbia stops SC (03/28/14)
Despite a quality effort, Shelbyville Central fell 2-0 at Columbia in a District 8-AAA soccer match on Thursday night. The Lions scored once in the first and added another in the second. "I think for the most part we dominated possession and had great effort throughout the whole game," Central coach Chris Fritz said. "We passed really well and we created a number of opportunities but we just didn't finish them. Jamie Groves really did a good job on defense for us tonight."...
Missed chances hurt SC (03/28/14)
FAYETTEVILLE -- Shelbyville Central left a dozen batters on base in a 9-8 loss at Lincoln County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Thursday night. "We had 11 hits and reached base on seven walks but we just left too many runners on base," Central coach Shawn DiGianfelice said. ...
Rare wins over Oakland; Shelbyville teams among state's powers (03/27/14)
If the Shelbyville tennis teams weren't making some noise amongst the state's top competition, they sure are now. On Wednesday afternoon, the Eagles continued their dominating run through the 2014 season and defeated the Oakland Patriots, 5-2. After a rough start to the season, the Eaglettes have turned the corner and have begun to gel as a team. They also won a closely contested match against the Lady Patriots, 4-3...
EAGLETTE AWARD WINNERS (03/27/14)
EAGLE AWARD WINNERS (03/27/14)
Still winners: 63-64 team brings crowd together again (03/26/14)
It was a Golden event by all standards. Hundreds of basketball fans of all ages were in attendance for the 50th anniversary celebration of the 1963-64 Shelbyville Golden Eaglettes' state championship on Saturday night at Central High gym. The evening started with an opportunity to meet and greet players, coaches, managers and cheerleaders of the team that won the first of the girls basketball program's many state championships...