Warriorettes fall to DeKalb County

Posted on April 18, 2019 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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On April 15, the Warriorettes were unable to make a comeback and lost to visiting DeKalb County by a final score of 8-5

After a scoreless first two innings, DeKalb took the lead in the third inning when J. Hatfield sent a shot over the right field wall to put the DeKalb County team up one run.  DeKalb continued to score in the fourth inning after two errors in the field and two hits.  The lead extended to 4-0, with the Warriorettes coming to bat in their half of the fourth inning.  Savannah Jones started the inning off with a double, Natalie Goodwin singles, moving Jones to third … Read More


WCMS Warriorettes clinch lead in fifth inning to defeat Harris Middle

Posted on April 18, 2019 10:10 am by Jerry Lowery

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On April 15, White County stole the lead late in the game in a 9-6 victory over Harris Middle School Eaglettes. The  Warriorettes trailed 6-5 in the top of the fifth inning when White County scored on a stolen base during Savannah Barr’s at bat. Then Barr singled, driving in one.

Bats blistered as White County Middle School Warriorettes collected nine hits and Harris Middle School Eaglettes tallied seven in the high-scoring game.

Harris Middle School Eaglettes got on the board in the first inning when the Eaglettes scored two runs on a stolen base.  Harris scored three runs in the second inning. The offensive firepower by Harris … Read More


White County Middle School Warriorettes defeat Prescott 12-4

Posted on April 18, 2019 10:10 am by Jerry Lowery

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On April 12, the White County Middle School Warriorettes took action versus Prescott Middle School.  Prescott scored in the first inning to take the early lead 1-0.  Ashlyn Rohlander and Taylor Roberts close that gap with back-to-back doubles.  Roberts double scores Rohlander and Abigayle Finan then singles to put runners at first and third with no outs.  Roberts scores on a sacrifice fly from Gracie McCurry giving the Warriorettes the lead 2-1.  Abbey Moore scores on a wild pitch after entering game as a courtesy runner for Finan.  After Savannah Barr drew a walk, Ryleigh Burchett singles and Alyssa Fox is walked loading the bases.  Kylie Moore and … Read More


WCHS Warrior baseball completes sweep of Rhea County

Posted on April 18, 2019 10:10 am by Eli Rushing

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The Warriors earned two victories over the Eagles of Rhea County, on Monday and Tuesday nights, of the past week. David Smith pitched a no hitter during Monday’s contest, which the Warriors won by mercy rule with a score of 16-1. Although Tuesday’s game at Rhea was considerably closer, the Warriors still secured a 3-2 win.

In Monday’s overwhelming win, the Warriors got out to a hot start and did not cool down. They allowed one run in the first thanks to three infield errors but immediately bounced back with three runs of their own. Tucker Allen ground into a fielder’s choice that allowed Chris Mills to score, … Read More


WCHS Warriorette softball loses on the road at Warren County

Posted on April 18, 2019 10:10 am by Eli Rushing

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The White County High School Warriorettes were trounced on the road as they took on the Warren County Lady Pioneers and were defeated 8-1. The Lady Pioneers bats were raking as they collected a whopping 16 hits in the girls’ defeat.

In the first inning, WCHS allowed a triple and a single that scored one run. Another single closed out the inning, but they were able to keep any more Warren runs off the board as they trailed 1-0.

Two more runs followed in the second, with the girls giving up another triple and a single. After loading the bases in the third, the girls let only one … Read More


Mitchell has stepped down as golf coach for White County High School

Posted on April 18, 2019 9:09 am by Jerry Lowery

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Coach Eric Mitchell has been at the helm of the very successful tenure as the golf coach for the men’s and women’s teams. He  has been the golf coach since 2004.

The golf team has won three straight district titles and six total under his leadership. Mitchell has been able to see his players move to the state tournament in the past seven years in a row.

On April 2, Mitchell expressed his desire to step down to administration.

Coach Mitchell stated, “ There are so many people that have helped along the way.  I want to thank Mr. Charles Dycus for giving me the opportunity to be … Read More


WCMS softball victorious over Prescott Middle

Posted on April 16, 2019 9:09 am by Jerry Lowery

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On April 12, an early lead helped White County Middle School Warriorettes defeat Prescott Middle 12-4. White County Middle School Warriorettes scored on a double by Taylor Roberts, a single by Ryleigh Burchett, a walk by Kiley Moore, and a walk by Ashlyn Rohlander in the first inning.

Sydney Smiley was the winning pitcher for White County Middle School Warriorettes. She surrendered four runs on seven hits over five innings, striking out five and walking one.  White County Middle School Warriorettes racked up 13 hits. Burchett, Roberts, Rohlander, Abby Guy, and Abigayle Finan each collected multiple hits for White County Middle School Warriorettes. Roberts and Burchett each managed … Read More


WCMS softball splits with Warren

Posted on April 16, 2019 9:09 am by Jerry Lowery

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In game one of a double header, the White County Middle School Warriorettes had a tough time generating runs, on April 10, dropping their game with Warren County 8-1.

White County Middle School Warriorettes fired up the offense in the first inning when Ashlyn Rohlander doubled and then scored after Taylor Roberts reached base on an error.  Abigayle Finan singled putting two runners on base that were left stranded in the inning.

Warren County pulled away for good with three runs in the second inning. In the second, an error scored one run for Warren County.  Warren County scored three runs in the fourth inning. Warren County pitching … Read More


WCMS softball defeats Avery Trace

Posted on April 16, 2019 9:09 am by Jerry Lowery

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On April 11, the WCMS Warriorettes defeated the Avery Trace softball team 15-0.  The game ended early due to White County scoring 15 runs in three innings of play.  Several errors and walks put runners on base for the Warriorettes.  Add the six hits from Ryleigh Burchett, Allison Thomas, Emma Slone, Maddie Rust, and two doubles from the bat of Alyssa Fox gives Sparta the big win.


Coach Kellie Jolly Harper has busy first week at U.T.

Posted on April 16, 2019 9:09 am by Jerry Lowery

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What an exciting time for Kellie Jolly Harper, a Sparta native, after being named as the new Lady Vols head basketball coach at the University of Tennessee.

Last week, after the official announcement naming Harper the new coach, she spent the day in press conferences and interview after interview discussing her goals for the team.  Player commitments and recruiting are a top priority for Harper.

As Harper was asked to comment on her former coach, Pat Summit, Harper stated, “I am here to be Kellie, who learned under Coach Summit.”

The excitement continued as Harper spent the day meeting many people on campus, including spending some time with … Read More


Ethan Roberts named Reliever of the Day on April 11

Posted on April 16, 2019 6:06 am by Jerry Lowery

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On April 11, 2019, Sparta’s own Ethan Roberts was named Minor League Reliever of the day.  Roberts is playing for the Chicago Cubs Minor League team, in South Bend, Indiana.  Roberts came in with the bases loaded and struck out a batter to end the threat.  The South Bend Cubs won the game 2-1.


WCHS Warriorettes fall to Sequatchie County 11- 3

Posted on April 13, 2019 6:06 am by Jerry Lowery

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The White County Warriorettes fell behind early and could not get the offense going to come back in an 11-3 loss to Sequatchie County, April 9.

In the first inning Sequatchie County scored four runs with four hits and a walk in the bottom half of the inning.  The score at the end of one inning 4-0.  The White County Warriorettes’ Varsity struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Sequatchie County, giving up 11 runs.

Sparta closed the gap in the third inning after Addison Abell reaches first base on an error, and Savannah Jones walked, putting runners on first and second.  Caydra Parker then doubles to left … Read More


WCHS Unified Special Olympics State Tournament Champions

Posted on April 12, 2019 2:02 pm by Jerry Lowery

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On March 16, 2019, the White County High School Unified Special Olympics basketball team took the gold medal at the Tennessee Special Olympics Tournament.  Unified Champion Schools provide students with and without disabilities the opportunity to form positive social relationships.  WCHS is a Unified Champion School in Tennessee.   Members of the team include: Bryson Cole-unified partner, Treston Hodges-unified partner, Lauren Turner-unified partner, Jordan Casey, Tristen Rawlings, Erica Brown, Jeremy Parrish, Kenneth Bain, Caleb Jones, Michael Morhardt, Coach Kelli Reed, and assistant Nancy Benningfield.


Welch places first in two events for White County High School track

Posted on April 12, 2019 2:02 pm by Jerry Lowery

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