England breaks own record

Posted on April 27, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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Jade England broke her old White County High School shot put record on April 20, 2017. She threw the shot put 39 feet 0 inches, which broke her old record of 35 feet 9 inches.


Tech men’s golf team returns to play at Big Blue Intercollegiate

Posted on April 10, 2017 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information

The Tennessee Tech men’s golf team gets back to work at the Big Blue Intercollegiate in Old Hickory, Tenn. from Monday, Apr. 10 to Tuesday, Apr. 11 at the President’s Reserve Course at Hermitage Golf Club.

BIG BLUE INTERCOLLEGIATE: 54 holes (36 Monday, 18 Tuesday), located at par-72, 7,044-yard President’s Reserve Course at Hermitage Golf Club in Old Hickory, Tenn. Teams will kick off with an 8:00 a.m. CT shotgun start each day.

GOLDEN EAGLE LINEUP: Competing for the Golden Eagles are junior A.J. Wilkerson, freshman Dabney Dickenson, freshman Cameron Yeary and freshman Charles Seals.

THE COMPETITION: The 12-team field consists of … Read More


Wilkerson helps TTU tie for fifth at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate

Posted on March 30, 2017 8:08 am by Andy Southard

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TTU Sports – The Tennessee Tech men’s golf team put together not just its best round of the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate Tuesday afternoon, it also notched its top score of the season, firing a 286 in the event’s final round at Sevierville Golf Club.

Shaving eight strokes off its day-two round of 294, the Golden Eagles wrapped up their own annual event in a tie for fifth place overall with Wright State with an 878. The 54-hole mark represented the team’s lowest of the season as well, eight shots better than the 886 at the GolfWeek Program Challenge.

Carson-Newman claimed the overall team title on their home course … Read More


White County teams win at Tims Ford fishing tournament

Posted on March 16, 2017 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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Three White County teams participated in a fishing tournament, on March 11, 2017, at Tims Ford Lake, in Winchester. There were 118 boats, and three of them belonged to White County fishermen. All three boats placed.


White County High School Archery Team wins tournament

Posted on March 16, 2017 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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White County High School’s archery team won its tournament, which was March 3 and 4, at Roy Sewell Gymnasium. There was a total of 594 participants who turned in their scores on the 3rd and 4th. There were more than 1,000 people who went through Roy Sewell Gymnasium during this event. There were nine shooters from White County High School to finish in the overall top 20 in the high school division: Cameron Dixon, Taylor Parks, Angelle Howard, Hannah Rogan, Chaney Gooch, Hailie Young, Clay Howard, Dakota Keen and Braxton Hutson. Dixon was the top male shooter and finished 2nd overall. Angelle Howard was … Read More


Bouldin helps Lady Mocs storm back and win SoCon Tournament Championship

Posted on March 13, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team overcame a 13-point second half deficit against Mercer to claim its 18th Southern Conference Tournament title and fifth straight, on March 5, 2017, at the U.S. Cellular Center in a nail-biter to the finish.

A last second shot by Mercer’s Linnea Rosendal bounced off the back of the rim and over the front, dashing the Bears’ hope of an upset.

“When I saw it take the second bounce, I thought it was coming my way instead of the opposite,” Chattanooga head coach Jim Foster said. “So I felt pretty good about that.”

Mercer’s KeKe Calloway buried a 3-pointer for … Read More


Brewington signs to play football at Cumberland University Phoenix

Posted on March 13, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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Trey Brewington became the third White County High School student-athlete from the Class of 2017 to sign a letter of intent to play college sports.

On March 10, 2017, Brewington signed his name on the dotted line to play football at Cumberland University, in Lebanon. Brewington, who is a cornerback and wide receiver for the Warriors, is being signed by Donnie Suber to be a member of the Cumberland University Phoenix.

“I’m excited, it’s going to be a new experience, and I can’t wait,” said Brewington. “So far every year that I have played football, I have been around guys that I have known my whole life, so … Read More


Cane Creek SportsPlex co-ed softball registration March 1-24

Posted on February 20, 2017 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Registration for spring co-ed softball at the Cane Creek SportsPlex is March 1-24.

Teams for both slow-pitch leagues – church and recreation – consist of five males and five females, who play a 14-game schedule. Church teams will play double-headers on Mondays at 6, 7, 8 or 9 p.m., beginning April 3, while recreation teams play Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 6, 7 or 8 p.m., beginning April 4. Players must be at least 18 years old.

Team fees are $330, plus a $25 sanction fee. Player fees are $5 each when rosters are submitted. Additional players may be added for $7 each afterward.

A coaches’ meeting is scheduled … Read More


Two WCHS swimmers compete in the High School State Swimming and Diving Championships

Posted on February 20, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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On Friday and Saturday, February 9th and 10th, Japheth Griggs and Tyler Vaughn competed in the 2017 Tennessee Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association State High School Swimming & Diving Championships.  Griggs qualified in the 50 yd freestyle with a time of :22.68 which is a WCHS record. Griggs placed 38th out of 96 swimmers in this event with a time of :22.87. Griggs also qualified in the 100 yd freestyle with a time of :50.74. Griggs place 46th out of 73 swimmers in this event with a time of :51.23. This was Griggs third straight year competing in both events at the State Championships. Vaughn qualified for his first … Read More


TTU and the OVC

Posted on January 20, 2017 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Thomas Corhern, TTU Sports Information

A fifth-place preseason projection in the Ohio Valley Conference softball poll will present itself as a challenge for the Tennessee Tech team in the 2017 season.

But with a program that has won seven OVC tournaments and five regular-season titles since the conference started sponsoring the sport in 1994, the Golden Eagles aren’t backing down.

Jacksonville State, who finished 43-17 last season, including a 26-0 mark in league play, claimed 22 of the 24 first-place votes in the poll, voted on by the league’s coaches and sports information contacts. SIU Edwardsville claimed the other two first-place votes cast.

Eastern Kentucky, Eastern Illinois … Read More


Golden Eagles finish strong, outlast Tennessee State in overtime, 80-74

Posted on January 20, 2017 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information

An absolute slobberknocker from start to finish, the Tennessee Tech men’s basketball team (8-13, 4-2) outlasted in-state and Ohio Valley Conference rival Tennessee State (12-7, 3-3) Thursday evening with an 80-74 victory in overtime at the Gentry Center in Nashville.

While the Golden Eagles received incredible efforts across the board and the team out-defensed the league’s top defense, nothing stood out Thursday evening as much as the clutch performance of junior guard Aleksa Jugovic.

The Leskovac, Serbia native tied a career-high mark and led all scorers on the night, dropping 30 points in a whopping 43 minutes of action. He hit all … Read More


WCHS Swim Team has two meets in December

Posted on January 16, 2017 6:06 am by Andy Southard

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On Dec. 2, 2016, the White County High School Swim Team had a meet, in Cookeville.

In the men’s races, Japeth Griggs swam in the 50-meter freestyle and the 100- meter freestyle. Griggs was able to finish in first in both of his races. Tyler Vaughn swam in the 200-meter freestyle race, 100-meter butterfly race and the 400-meter freestyle race. Vaughn was able to win all of his races also. Alex Cantrell raced in the 50-meter freestyle and 100-meter freestyle. He finished in fifth place in the 50-meter race and seventh in the 100-meter race. Andrew Webb swam in the 50-meter and 100-meter race also.

In the men’s … Read More


WCMS 8th grade teams win over Tullahoma West

Posted on January 12, 2017 6:06 am by Andy Southard

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On Tuesday night, the White County Middle School 8th grade team took on West Tullahoma Middle School. This game was originally scheduled to be played Monday, but because of school being called off, both teams decided to make up the game, on Tuesday.

In the girl’s game, the Warriorettes beat West Tullahoma Lady Bobcats 33-20. In the second game of the night, the Warriors took down the West Tullahoma Bobcats 34-10.

In the first game of the evening, the Warriorettes started out the game jumping out to an early lead. They were ahead of the Lady Bobcats 11-3 at the end of the first quarter. In the second … Read More


Warriors and Warriorettes start off the district season with wins

Posted on January 12, 2017 6:06 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School Warriors (15-3) and Warriorettes (16-2) both had to wait a few days longer than they expected to start their district schedule, but both teams were able to come out with victories on Tuesday night against 6AAA opponent Warren County High School.

The Warriorettes started the game off slow and weren’t able to get anything going until the fourth quarter when they were able to outscore Lady Pioneers 20-11. The Warriorettes ended up winning by a final score of 49-42.

In the boy’s game, The Warriors held a narrow 3-point lead heading into halftime, but they were able to use their defense to cause … Read More


Warriors and Warriorettes sweep season series vs. DeKalb County

Posted on January 12, 2017 6:06 am by Andy Southard

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On Saturday afternoon, the White County High School Warriors and Warriorettes traveled down to Smithville to take on the DeKalb County High School Tigers and Lady Tigers.

Earlier in the season, White County played DeKalb in Roy Sewell Gymnasium and was able to get wins in both games that night. On Saturday, both teams were able to leave Smithville with the same outcome.

The Warriorettes were able to get the victory on Saturday behind the hot shooting of Deandra Luna and Hannah Leftwich. The Warriorettes defeated the Lady Tigers by a final score of 63-44.

In the second game of the night, the Warriors had to use an … Read More


2017 Sparta/White Co. Little League Sign-ups

Posted on January 9, 2017 4:04 pm by Andy Southard

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Online registration is now open for this upcoming season of Sparta-White Co. Little League. Just go to the Little League page on Facebook and click on the Sign-up link, or you can just go to https://active.leagueone.com/OLR/Pages/Welcome.aspx?ClubId=14555.

Also if you would like to sign up in person. Signups will be January 28th from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and also February 25th 9 a.m. till 2 p.m. at the Rescue Squad Building.

If you are interested in coaching a team or are needing any information on the sign-ups, you can contact one of these numbers:

Text 931-510-1060

931-510-324

931-316-0234… Read More


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