Monthly Archives: September 2012

Golf completes busy week

Posted on September 3, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Saving best for last. The WCHS golf team played their final home match Thursday at the Sparta Country Club and A.J. Wilkerson turned in one of his best outings. Wilkerson, a senior who has committed to TTU, shot a 4-under 66 to lead the Warriors to a win over Oakland.

The White County High School golf team completed a busy week of action by hosting an 18-hole match at the Sparta Country Club on Thursday.
Oakland came to town to take on both the Warriors and Warriorettes and Cookeville girls joined in the match as well. It was the final home match of the season for the three … Read More


WCHS soccer & volleyball suffer defeats on the road

Posted on September 3, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Both the White County High School and volleyball teams suffered defeats on the road Thursday.
The Warriorette volleyball team dropped a 3-1 decision at Warren County in District 6AAA action.
The Lady Pioneers took the 25-21 win in game one, but the Warriorettes bounced back for the 25-20 victory in the second set. Warren County wrapped up the match with victories in the next two games (25-18 and 25-21).
The Warriorette junior varsity won their match (25-19, 23-25 and 15-10).
The loss dropped the Warriorette varsity to 2-8 overall and to 0-2 in the district. The Warriorettes host Upperman Tuesday at 6 p.m. The junior varsity match is … Read More


Results from Voyles Classic

Posted on September 3, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live

A new personal record. Hunter McCoy was just one of the WCHS runners who turned in improved times at the Voyles Classic in Smyrna on Thursday. McCoy set a new personal best mark of 18:24.

The Voyles Classic has been a special meet for the White County High School cross country team since its inception three years ago, not just because the race was renamed in honor of Markie Voyles, but also for the fact the team seems to always run well there.
This year was no exception as every team member improved his or her times anywhere from 35 seconds to 4:28 during the race on Thursday.… Read More


Two White Countians receive scholarships from state CPA society

Posted on September 1, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live

Jordan A. Brown and Dana G. Hill, both of Sparta, are two of the 17 Upper Cumberland residents who were recently awarded scholarships from the Educational and Memorial Foundation of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants for the 2012-13 academic year. Brown and Hill are students at Tennessee Technological University.
Other recipients include: Motlow State Community College student Michelle A. St. John, of Morrison, and Tennessee Technological University students Jackson R. Crabtree of Baxter, Courtney L. Dyer of Bloomington Springs, Kacee A. Abbott and Jacob T. Wright of Byrdstown, Melissa J. Adcock of Carthage, Kathleen G. Boles, Seaira M. Ford, Sunshyne T. Morack, Samantha R. Sherrell and … Read More


Lewis and Clark Circus will be coming to Sparta and Spencer

Posted on September 1, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live

The excitement of the circus comes to Sparta, on Sept. 18, 2012, at White County Fairgrounds, with showtimes at 5 p.m., and 7:30 p.m., and in Spencer at Van Buren County Fairgrounds, on Sept. 23, 2012, with showtimes at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Lewis and Clark Circus is a one-ring European-style circus under the Big Top featuring continuous action in the center ring.    
Two of the featured acts will be performed by Jose and Elizabeth Ayala. Jose will stack round cylinders seven high and show his balancing skills as he stands on a platform on top of all of those cylinders. If you watched this years America’s … Read More


Warriors fall in 21-14 heartbreaker

Posted on September 1, 2012 12:12 am by Sparta Live

The Warrior defense rises to the occasion and makes a stop against the Cavaliers.

Cookeville scored the game winning touchdown with less than a minute left spoiling the Warriors’ chance of breaking their losing streak to the archrivals.
Tied at 14 as the clock was winding down, Cookeville converted a short pass into a 50 yard touchdown and escaped with the 21-14 win over the Warriors.
The Warriors trailed 7-0 at the half and got behind 14-0, but found a way to bounce back and tie the score despite losing quarterback, Devon Davidson, to a broken leg in the third quarter.
Look for full details of the game … Read More


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