WCHS softball team teaches youth skills and techniques

Posted on June 5, 2017 6:06 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School softball team held its annual softball camp last week at the WCHS softball team. The coaches and players worked with the campers on their base running, hitting, fielding and throwing.


England finishes fourth at the state tournament

Posted on May 30, 2017 6:06 am by Andy Southard

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A little over a year ago, Jade England had never thrown a shot put competitively when the White County High School track and field team began their season in March of 2016.

Fast forward to this past Thursday, and the WCHS junior finished the season fourth in Class 3A in the state of Tennessee.

England stood toe to toe with some of the strongest female   athletes in the state and showed she belonged. The AAA shot put even was held Thursday morning at the Dean A. Hayes Soccer/Track and Field Stadium on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University.

The 16 athletes were divided into heats of eight … Read More


Crosland first WCHS tennis player in school history to compete in three state tournaments

Posted on May 30, 2017 6:06 am by Andy Southard

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Cole Crosland ended his illustrious tennis career for White County High School on Thursday morning when he took the court against the eventual state runner-up.

Crosland’s first-round opponent in the eight-man field was fellow senior Stone Cozart from Tennessee High School. Cozart’s team also won the team title the day before.

Crosland, the District 6AAA and Region 3AAA champion, was the first to face off against Cozart in Thursday’s first round at Old Fort Park. Cozart used some crafty shots to win the match 6-3. 6-4.

The loss was the first of the season for Crosland in high school competition. Cozart went on to defeat Germantown Sai Mummareddy … Read More


WCMS golf teams finish seasons in the Upper Cumberland Junior Golf District Tournament

Posted on May 11, 2017 8:08 am by Andy Southard

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The WCMS boys’ golf team with the second-place plaque. Front row, L-R: Jeremiah Gardenhire and Jarrett Glass; second row, L-R: T.J. Warner, Dylan Nelson, and Tanner Bumbalough

The White County Middle School boys’ and girls’ teams both wrapped up their seasons in the Upper Cumberland Junior Golf District Tournament. The girls finished their season, on May 3, when they finished in third place in the district, and the boys wrapped up their season with a second-place finish.

The girls took the course, on May 3, at Lake Tansi to finish off their season. Morgan Quick was the low scorer for the girls’ team, as she shot a 51 … Read More


Bulletin Board

Posted on May 8, 2017 8:08 am by Andy Southard

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BonDeCroft Elementary girls’ and boys’ basketball tryouts
BonDeCroft Elementary will have tryouts for boys’ and girls’ basketball on May 11.  Girls’ tryouts will be 4-5 p.m. and boys’ tryouts will be 5-6 p.m.

Northfield basketball and cheer tryouts
2017/2018 Husky basketball tryouts – 2-3 p.m., May 9
2017/2018 Lady Husky basketball tryouts – 4-5:30 p.m., May 16
2017/2018 Cheer tryouts – 2 p.m., May 11

WCMS volleyball tryouts
The White County Middle School Volleyball team will hold its tryouts for next season, 10 a.m.-noon, on May 19, and 8-10 a.m., on May 20.

White County High School Warriorettes’ Basketball Camp
The White County High School basketball team will … Read More


Free sports physicals May 11

Posted on May 8, 2017 8:08 am by Andy Southard

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One of the requirements to be able to compete in sports is to pass a physical. With changing medical costs, those are not always easy to come by for some of the young athletes. Several people in Sparta teamed up to make that happen at no cost for White County Middle School and White County High School athletes.

The physicals will be performed by White County physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses and EMS personnel. Physicals will be held on May 11, 2017, at the White County High School Vocational Building. Physicals will start at 5:30 p.m. and go until 8 p.m. Physicals will be free to all student-athletes who … Read More


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


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