WCHS senior cheerleaders participate in Varsity Spirit Spectacular at Disney World

Posted on December 11, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School senior cheerleaders were a group of more than 800 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country that represented their schools in the Third Annual Varsity Spirit Spectacular, at the Walt Disney World Resort, Nov. 29-Dec. 3, in Orlando, Florida.

The WCHS senior cheerleaders were invited to perform in the parade as part of a select group of 10th to 12th grade captains, co-captains, and officers who attended a varsity spirit summer camp this year.

The WCHS cheerleaders performed in an exclusive pre-parade performance through Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park in front of hundreds of fans. The senior members of the WCHS cheerleaders … Read More


Turnovers stop Warriorettes on Friday against Lady Jets

Posted on December 11, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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Gracie Dodgen fends of a Cumberland County player during Friday night’s game.

No matter what sport you are playing, turnovers can go a long way in helping decide the outcome of the contest. That was the case in Friday night’s loss to the Cumberland County Lady Jets. White County High School was defeated 73-37 by the host Lady Jets.

For the game, the Warriorettes turned the ball over 31 times. Mistakes are something that comes with inexperience, and the Warriorettes are a young team, with the team being mostly made up of sophomores and freshmen.

The Warriorettes shot the ball exceptionally well from the 2-point range, but the … Read More


Sluggish second half dooms Warriors at Cumberland County

Posted on December 11, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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Kegan Dodson

The Saturday night trip up the mountain was not a good venture for the Warrior basketball team. The home-standing Cumberland County Jets outscored White County High School 25-13 in the second half after trailing 41-32 at the half.

The fourth quarter was what hurt the Warriors. Going into the fourth quarter the Warriors led 51-44, but in the fourth quarter, the Warriors didn’t make a single field goal and were 3 of 6 from the charity stripe.

The Warriors would lead throughout most of the game until the 2:14 mark in the fourth quarter when CCHS took a 55-54 lead.

In the first quarter, Dyson Reece … Read More


Van Buren High School Eagles and Eaglettes split with Cookeville

Posted on December 11, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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Bo Walker goes up for a layup in a game earlier this season. Walker finished with 17 points on Friday night to help the Eagles beat the Cavaliers.

On Friday night, the Van Buren County High School Eagles and Eaglettes played host to the Cookeville Cavs and Lady Cavs. In the first game of the evening, The Eaglettes struggled to get anything going offensively. The Eaglettes fell to the Lady Cavs 64-36. In the nightcap, the Eagles held on after the fourth quarter comeback by the Cavs to win by a final score of 81-79.

In the first game of the night, the Eaglettes fell behind early, trailing … Read More


Doyle and Woodland Park sweep through the elementary school titles

Posted on December 7, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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The elementary school basketball season wrapped up Saturday with the annual tournament played at White County Middle School.

Doyle and Woodland Park swept the titles in the two divisions.

The day began with the large girls’ division championship match-up between Woodland Park and Findlay, with … Read More


White County Middle School basketball hosting toy drive

Posted on December 7, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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On Dec. 12, White County Middle School Basketball will be hosting a Toy Drive in exchange for admission to the 7th grade and 8th grade basketball games against Avery Trace. These toys will be donated to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. Each toy equals one free admission.


Van Buren Eagles and Eaglettes split with Jackson County

Posted on December 7, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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The Van Buren County High School basketball teams hosted Jackson County High School, on Tuesday night. In the first game of the night, the Eaglettes could hold onto their lead and fell to the Lady Blue Devils 58-49. In the Eagles’ game, the Eagles used a big first-half lead to overcome the Blue Devils at home 69-64.

In the first game of the night, the Eaglettes trailed the Lady Blue Devils 19-18 at the end of the first quarter.

In the second quarter, the Eaglettes were outscored again 19-17 and trailed 38-35 heading into the locker room.

After halftime, the Eaglettes outscored Jackson County 11-6 in the quarter … Read More


8th grade sweeps Harris Middle

Posted on December 7, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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Ben Hillis drives in for a layup in Monday’s game vs. Harris. Hillis finished with 11 points.

White County Middle School 8th grade teams traveled to Shelbyville, on Monday night, and picked up two Central Tennessee Conference wins over Harris Middle School.

The Warriorettes got the night going picking up a 29-12 win over the home team. The Warriors closed out the night, avenging an earlier loss to Harris with a 41-38 win.

In the first game of the night, the Warriorettes fell behind early, trailing Harris 4-2 at the end of the first quarter.

In the second quarter, the Warriorettes turned up their defensive pressure and caused … Read More


Warriors rack up fifth win of season

Posted on December 7, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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Grant Slatten goes up for a layup in Tueday’s game. Slatten finished with 12 points and seven rebounds to lead the Warriors to the win. (Photo by ANDY SOUTHARD)

The White County High School Warriors picked up their fifth win of the young season, with a 54-38 win over King’s Academy, on Tuesday night. It was a game that saw eight different Warriors find their way into the scorebook. The Warriors would overcome their slow start in the first quarter and extend their lead throughout the game.

In the first quarter, Kade Clark got the Warriors going, knocking down a 3 to start off the game and give … Read More


Warriorettes pick up 6th straight win

Posted on December 7, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School Warriorettes traveled down to Seymour, on Tuesday night, to take on The King’s Academy Lady Lions. The Warriorettes would come away from the contest with their sixth straight win of the season, with a 69-44 victory. The Warriorettes would struggle in the second quarter and only lead by 29-24 at halftime. However, the Warriorettes would start off the third quarter on an 18-0 run and pull away from the Lady Lions.

In the first quarter, the Warriorettes would jump out to an early 2-0 lead after a Gracie Dodgen layup, but the Lady Lions would answer back with a 5-0 run to take … Read More


Hunter Cantrell garners D2CCA All-Region football honors

Posted on December 4, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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Hunter Cantrell

Courtesy of Tusculum Athletics

PEMBROKE, N.C. – Tusculum punter Hunter Cantrell has been named to the 2017 Division II Conference Commissioners Association’s All-Super Region 2 second team announced officials on Friday.

Cantrell, a senior from Sparta, Tennessee finished the season with a 41.64 punting average, which was second in the South Atlantic Conference and 14th-best in the country. His average this year was also the fifth highest in a TC single-season. Of his 56 punts, 26 were pinned inside the 20-yard line, the most of any punter in the conference. He recorded a six punts over 50 yards, including a season-long 56-yarder at Limestone.

The 2017 … Read More


8th grade teams pick up two CTC Conference wins Thursday

Posted on December 4, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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Caydra Parker goes up for a layup in a game earlier this season. Parker finished Thursday night’s game with 11 points.

Riley Smith takes a three in a game earlier this season. Smith finished with 9 points in Thursday’s game against East Tullahoma Middle School.

The White County Middle School 8th grade basketball teams traveled to Tullahoma to take on the East Tullahoma Panthers and Lady Panthers this past Thursday night. The Warriors and Warriorettes both left Tullahoma with one more win underneath their belts. The Warriorettes got the night going picking up a 33-9 win over the Lady Panthers. The Warriors jumped out to an early lead … Read More


White County Middle School 6th grade teams add two more wins

Posted on December 4, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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Caden Mitchell goes up for a layup in a game from earlier this season. Mitchell finished with 4 points in Tuesday night’s win over Avery Trace.

The White County Middle School 6th grade teams picked up two more wins this past Tuesday night when Avery Trace Middle School came to White County. The Warriorettes got the night going picking up a 45-7 win over Avery Trace. In the second game of the night, the Warriors won 36-17.

In the first game of the night, the Warriorettes jumped out to an early 5-0 lead at the end of the first quarter.

In the second quarter, the Warriorettes outscored Avery … Read More


Van Buren splits with Bledsoe

Posted on December 4, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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Sydney Bouldin goes up for a layup in a game earlier this season. Bouldin finished with 6 points in Friday night’s game against Bledsoe County.

The Van Buren County High School teams split with Bledsoe County, on Friday night. The Eaglettes couldn’t complete their comeback, losing 51-35. In the Eagles’ game, the Eagles saw their offense come together, scoring a season-high 95 points, in a 95-58 win.

In the first game of the night, the Eaglettes fell behind early, trailing 8-7 after one quarter of play.

In the second quarter, the Eaglettes kept things close, only being outscored 11-9 in the quarter and trailing 19-16 heading into the … Read More


White County High School takes two from Sequatchie County

Posted on December 4, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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After going 3-1 to start the week, the White County High School Warriors and Warriorettes both closed out their weeks with wins. Both teams welcomed Sequatchie County High School into Roy Sewell Gymnasium, on Friday night, and both teams sent them back home with a loss.

The Warriorettes picked up their fifth straight victory of the year, with a 64-31 win over the visiting Lady ‘. Gracie Dodgen led all scorers with 17 points. Senior Hannah Leftwich also had a big night, finishing with 14 points and 11 rebounds.

The Warriors picked up their fourth win of the year, with a 78-39 win over the Indians. The Warriors … Read More


Van Buren sweeps Monterey at home on Tuesday night

Posted on November 30, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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Caden Mills

The Van Buren County High School Eagles and Eaglettes both picked up wins, on Tuesday night, when they took on the Monterey High School Wildcats and Lady Wildcats.

The Eaglettes started the night off picking up a 54-43 win over the Lady Wildcats. In the nightcap, the Eagles outscored the Wildcats 44-38 in the second half to pick up a 76-71 victory.

In the first game of the night, the Eaglettes fell behind early, trailing the Lady Wildcats 13-11 at the end of the first quarter.

In the second quarter, the Eaglettes’ defense would pick up as they outscored Monterey 15-9 in the quarter and led … Read More


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