Golf team wins inaugural CCHS 2018 Girls Open

Posted on August 20, 2018 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School Warriorettes Golf team traveled down to Druid Hills Golf Course in Crossville on Thursday afternoon.

The Warriorettes would come away with a first-place finish, winning the tournament by one stroke. The Warriorettes’ Makenzie Morton would also win the individual portion of the tournament. She would have to go to a playoff with Cumberland County’s Kelsey Neely, but Morton would pull out the win.

The Warriorettes won the tournament, with a team score of 181. Morton led the Warriorettes with an 87. Morgan Quick would finish her round with a 94. Ansley Phifer would also play and shoot a 99.

The Warriorettes would have … Read More


WCHS volleyball picks up first win of the season

Posted on August 20, 2018 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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Lauren Tuner spikes the ball in Tuesday night’s game against Stone Memorial.

The White County High School volleyball team picks up their first win of the season Thursday, with a 2-0 win over Smith County High School.

The Warriorettes won the game in two straight-sets (25-22, 25-14). Lauren Turner led the Warriorettes with nine kills in the match.

With the win, the Warriorettes move to 1-3 on the season.

The Warriorettes’ Junior Varsity team had a playday over the weekend, but the results from that match were unavailable at press time. The Warriorettes will have a busy week this week. They will return to action Aug. 20 when … Read More


Youth football wins 2 out of 3

Posted on August 20, 2018 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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The Sparta Youth football teams got their seasons started Aug. 11 All three Warrior football teams traveled to Crossville to take on the Stone Memorial Panthers. The Warriors would win two of their three games on the day.

The Pee-Wee Warriors opened up league play against last years defending champs. The Warriors got the ball first and marched it down the field to the Stone Memorial 20-yard line behind nice runs from Griffin Adams. However, they couldn’t convert it into any points and would turn the ball over on downs.

The Panthers would go three and out on their first series, and the Warriors would follow suit on … Read More


Warriors shut out in Friday’s opener

Posted on August 20, 2018 8:08 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School Warrior football team opened the 2018 season at Livingston Academy, on Friday night. Big plays and long drives by the Wildcats made for a disappointing opening night for WCHS, as Livingston Academy shut out the home team 35-0.

The Warriors would trail Livingston 21-0 at the half. In the third quarter, Livingston would put the game away with two more scores that would give Livingston the win.

The Warriors would receive the ball to open the game. D.J Paul would return the ball to the Warriors’ 35-yard line. However, on the Warriors’ first play of the game, the Warriors would throw an interception.… Read More


Squirrel season set to open, 2018 Free Hunting Day is Aug. 25

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Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 25 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season.

In addition to the opening of squirrel season, it will be the middle day of the statewide three-day archery private lands only/antlered only deer season. This is the first year for this type of deer season.

Free Hunting Day is an event the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency annually provides in hopes of increasing interest in hunting. Squirrel hunting is one of Tennessee’s oldest and favorite traditions. The day serves as an excellent opportunity for persons to experience the enjoyment of the sport.

The TWRA encourages regular … Read More


Squirrel season set to open, 2018 Free Hunting Day is Aug. 25

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Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 25 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season.

In addition to the opening of squirrel season, it will be the middle day of the statewide three-day archery private lands only/antlered only deer season. This is the first year for this type of deer season.

Free Hunting Day is an event the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency annually provides in hopes of increasing interest in hunting. Squirrel hunting is one of Tennessee’s oldest and favorite traditions. The day serves as an excellent opportunity for persons to experience the enjoyment of the sport.

The TWRA encourages regular … Read More


Squirrel season set to open, 2018 Free Hunting Day is Aug. 25

Posted on August 16, 2018 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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Tennessee residents are allowed to hunt without a license on Saturday, Aug. 25 which coincides with the opening day of squirrel season.

In addition to the opening of squirrel season, it will be the middle day of the statewide three-day archery private lands only/antlered only deer season. This is the first year for this type of deer season.

Free Hunting Day is an event the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency annually provides in hopes of increasing interest in hunting. Squirrel hunting is one of Tennessee’s oldest and favorite traditions. The day serves as an excellent opportunity for persons to experience the enjoyment of the sport.

The TWRA encourages regular … Read More


WCMS drops season opener

Posted on August 16, 2018 8:08 am by Andy Southard

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The White County Middle School Warrior football team opened their season, on Tuesday night, traveling down to Livingston.

The Warriors tried to keep the game close, but three late scores by Livingston put the Warriors behind 28-12 at the half. The Warriors would open up the second half with a 55-yard run by Malaki Dowell to cut the lead to 28-20. This would be one of Dowell’s four touchdowns on the night. However, Livingston would answer with a score of their own to extend their lead to 36-20.

Dowell would find the end zone again before the end of the third quarter to make it 36-26, but two … Read More


WCHS volleyball has a challenging start to the season

Posted on August 16, 2018 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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Things didn’t go so well for the Warriorette volleyball team to start their season.

They were in action, on both Monday and Tuesday, and were defeated both days. On Monday night, they traveled down to Upperman for a pair of non-district games against Upperman and Gordonsville. The Warriorettes would struggle against Upperman, falling 2-0 (14-25 and 13-25). In the second match of the night, against Gordonsville, the Warriorettes would fall behind early, losing the first game 26-28. However, in the second game, the Warriorettes would pick up a win 25-20. The game would be forced to go to a third set to decide a winner. In the third … Read More


White County High School finishes fourth at the Golf Capital Classic

Posted on August 16, 2018 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School Warriors’ golf team traveled to Crossville, on Monday morning, to take part in the Capital Classic that was held at Lake Tansi. The Warriors finished the tournament in fourth place.

Cookeville High School took the top spot in the tournament finishing with a total of 302. Cumberland County would finish their day with a final score of 322 to finish in second place, and Bradley Central would shoot a score of 334 to take third place. The Warriors would end the day with a round of 344 to take home fourth place.

Tyson Welch finished with the low score for the Warriors, finishing … Read More


Football season begins Friday night

Posted on August 16, 2018 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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The players are getting in their final practice. The coaches have the game plans in order. The cheerleaders are working on their stunts and cheers, and the band is getting their final tune-up. It’s time for one of the great sports tradition in this country.

Books have been written and movies made about it – Friday Night Lights, Varsity Blues, Remember the Titans, All the Right Moves. The list goes on and on. Small towns thrive on it. It’s a source of pride, and it only happens 10 nights out of the year, unless the team is lucky enough to get into the playoffs. It’s about more than … Read More


Cross-country tunes up for season

Posted on August 13, 2018 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School cross-country team had its final tune-up for the regular season with an appearance in the Cookeville Jamboree, on Aug. 10.Evan Welch was the top finisher for the Warriorettes, finishing the race in second place. Cookeville’s Landry Wilcox was the top runner in the girls’ race. Katie Anderson, of WCHS, would also have a top 10 finish, coming in seventh place. Macey Tollison would round out the top finishers for WCHS, finishing in 19th place. The cross-country team will officially open their season Saturday at the Macon County Invitational, in Lafayette. They will follow that with the Voyles Classic, in Hermitage, on Aug. 25.


WCMS closes preseason with a win

Posted on August 13, 2018 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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White County Middle School football ended its preseason, with a solid showing, on Thursday night. The Warriors would take down Jackson County Middle School 34-6 to close out their preseason, with a record of 3-0. WCMS had built a 28-6 lead at the half and would add another score in the second half to pick up the win. The WCMS Warriors will try to take all of that momentum and pick up their first win of the season, on Aug. 14, when they travel to Livingston. Kick off for that game is 6:30 p.m. Malaki Dowell is pictured racing toward the end zone on his way to a … Read More


Fall sports officially start today

Posted on August 13, 2018 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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Sedryk Leftwich makes a pass, on Friday night. Leftwich helped lead the Warriors to the win of the night, with one passing touchdown.

Senior Allen Shoupe looks for running room out of the backfield. Shoupe had a rushing touchdown, on Friday night.

It’s time to get down to business, as all the preseason practicing is over.

According to TSSAA rules, fall sports seasons officially get underway this week for almost all of the White County High School and White County Middle School sports. (The only exception is WCHS golf, whose season has been underway for a few weeks.)

Aug. 13 is the first official day for girls’ volleyball, … Read More


Preseason officially in the book after jamboree

Posted on August 13, 2018 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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7-on-7, scrimmages, and jamborees are all in the books now as the White County High School Warrior football team heads into their game week preparations for the 2018 season. After only three weeks of full contact practice, Monday will officially begin the game week as the Warriors get down to the business of preparing for Livingston Academy.

WCHS got in their final dress rehearsal Friday when they traveled to Cannon County for their final scrimmage. The Warriors and Cannon County would play three varsity quarters and then one junior varsity quarter.

After having played well in their previous scrimmages against Jackson County and Cumberland County, the Warriors found … Read More


Golf team nets a pair of top five in tournament

Posted on August 10, 2018 8:08 am by Andy Southard

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Jeremiah Gardenhire tees off in a match from earlier this season. Gardenhire had a good round in the Early Bird Classic, on Monday, shooting an 80.

Ansley Phifer tees off on the first hole at the Sparta Country Club. Phifer had the second lowest score for the Warriorettes, on Monday afternoon, with a 91.

The White County High School Warriors and Warriorettes hit the links again, on Monday morning, when they took part in the Early Bird Tournament, at the Golden Eagle Golf Club, in Cookeville.

Both teams were able to finish in the top five of the tournament. The Warriors finished the tournament in fifth place, and … Read More


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