Pioneers sweep the Warriors in their season series

Posted on April 24, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School Warriors’ baseball team got swept in their season series to the Pioneers. The Warriors lost earlier this season to Warren County 13-3 on March 14. In the first game of the back-to-back vs. the Pioneers, the Warriors took on Warren County at home. The Warriors took an early first inning lead and had the lead going into the top of the fifth inning. But the rain, which had started in the third inning, had made the field to where it was unplayable, so the umpires called the game with the Warriors leading 2-1 and three outs away from being a completed game. That … Read More


WCMS Warriorettes split a pair of conference games

Posted on April 24, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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The White County Middle School Warriorettes’ softball team split a pair of conference games last week vs. Harris Middle School. In the first game, the Warriorettes grabbed an early lead scoring six runs in the top of the first inning on its way to a 7-3 victory over Harris Middle. In the second game, the Warriorettes lost the lead and then tied it up to go into extra innings and ended up falling 6-5.

In the first game, on April 20, the Warriorettes came out of the gate hot, scoring six runs in the top of the first inning. The Warriorettes scored on an error, a double by … Read More


White County Warriorettes’ softball team splits a pair of district games

Posted on April 24, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School Warriorettes’ softball team split a pair of district game this past week. Both games they played in would take extra innings to decide the outcome of the game. The Warriorettes were able to avenge a loss from early in the season, on April 19, when they traveled to Crossville and took care of Cumberland County High School in a slugfest 15-10 in eight innings. The Warriorettes would then take on Cookeville High School, on April 20, and lose a close one 10-8 in eight innings.

On April 19, the Warriorettes had trouble putting away Cumberland County, but eventually, the Warriorettes prevailed 15-10.

Megan … Read More


WCHS Warriors fall to DeKalb County on Friday

Posted on April 20, 2017 8:08 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School Warriors baseball team got an early first inning lead, on April 14, when they traveled to Smithville. The Warriors couldn’t hold on to the lead and eventually lost 5-1 to the Tigers. The Warriors took the loss despite out-hitting DeKalb County 7-4.

The Warriors started the game off quick scoring a run in the first inning of the contest. Chris Mills got things going for the Warriors when he tripled to lead off the game. Mills was then brought home by Macon Girdley when he grounded out to second base to give the Warriors the early 1-0 lead. But that was the only … Read More


White County Middle School Warriors down Stone Memorial 6-3

Posted on April 20, 2017 8:08 am by Andy Southard

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The White County Middle School baseball team took home a 6-3 victory over Stone Memorial, on April 14.

The Warriors took the lead for good with five runs in the third inning. In the third, Trent Pryor singled to drive in the first run for the Warriors. Tucker Nash would then hit a groundball that the Stone shortstop couldn’t handle, scoring two more runs for the Warriors giving the Warriors the 3-1 lead. D.J. Paul would then come up and double to left field scoring Nash to extend the Warriors lead to 4-1. Grant Slatten would then come up and hit a sacrifice fly to score Paul and … Read More


Tech baseball wins fifth straight with 10-4 victory at Alabama A&M

Posted on April 19, 2017 5:05 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information

The No. 26 ranked Tennessee Tech baseball team (30-9) won its fifth straight game Tuesday afternoon, hitting the road to defeat Alabama A&M (8-32), 10-4 in Huntsville, Alabama. behind a big fifth inning and strong showing on the hill.

Sophomore Ty King earned his second win of the season, tossing five innings while holding the Bulldogs to just one hit, one walk and one unearned run. The right-handed hurler struck out seven while moving to 2-0 on the year.

Alabama A&M took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first on a passed ball, but the Golden Eagles rallied in the … Read More


Historical showing guides Roberts to second OVC Pitcher of the Week

Posted on April 18, 2017 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information

A historical showing on the hill proved enough for Tennessee Tech closer Ethan Roberts to claim his second adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week honors of the year Monday, sharing the weekly award with Southeast Missouri’s Justin Murphy.

A native of nearby Sparta, Tennessee., Roberts was dominant in two relief outings last week, including tallying the final three outs in a 5-2 victory at No. 19 Vanderbilt on Tuesday. In that game Roberts struck out the final batter of the game to pick up his ninth save of the season against the nationally-ranked Commodores.

On Friday against Murray State, he … Read More


Billings throws no-hitter as White County Middle School Warriors defeat Stone Memorial

Posted on April 17, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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Tyler Billings was on his game, on April 13, as he kept the Stone Memorial bats quiet to give the White County Middle School Warriors the 4-0 win over Stone Memorial.

The Warriors got their offense going early, scoring twice in the top of the first inning. Tucker Nash led off the game with a walk. D.J. Paul was then hit by a pitch to put runners on first and second with nobody out. Grant Slatten would then come up and lay down a sacrifice bunt but would reach on an error by the pitcher to load the bases with nobody out. Tucker Allen would then come up … Read More


Warriors complete a three-game sweep over Cumberland County

Posted on April 17, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School baseball team collected a three-game sweep of Cumberland County April 10 and April 11 when the Warriors got a masterful performance from starter Macon Girdley, on April 10, as they came away with a 4-1 victory in eight innings. On April 11, the Warriors’ bats came alive, and their pitchers held Cumberland County scoreless as they secured a 6-0 win in the first game of the evening and got a 10-0 win to finish off the three-game sweep.

On April 10, neither team could get anything going offensively as the Warriors were only able to get four hits through the first seven innings, … Read More


WCHS Warriorettes split a pair of district games to finish week

Posted on April 17, 2017 6:06 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School, Warriorettes’ softball team split a pair of home district games last week. The Warriorettes came away with an 11-0 win on April 11 when they took on Stone Memorial. On April 13, the Warriorettes couldn’t come away with a victory, falling to Warren County 7-3 in a back-and-forth affair.

On April 11, Maggie Savage didn’t allow a single run, as the Warriorettes defeated Stone Memorial 11-0. Savage allowed just two hits in the game.

After getting Stone Memorial to go down in order in the top of the first inning, the Warriorettes jumped out to an early 3-0 lead on the Lady Panthers. … Read More


Roberts dazzles in relief, strikes out all 10 batters faced to help Tech to 6-4 win over Murray State

Posted on April 15, 2017 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information

What began like so many games at Bush Stadium before quickly turned into one of the more incredible displays of pitching in the history of Tennessee Tech baseball Friday evening, as the Golden Eagles (28-9, 15-2) turned in a 6-4 victory over Ohio Valley Conference foe Murray State (16-18, 6-8) behind a record-breaking showing by sophomore Ethan Roberts.

On a night that saw the Tech offense dominate through the first four innings, it was the Golden Eagle closer who made headlines once the contest had reached the end. After entering the game with two outs in the sixth inning, a runner on … Read More


Wood, Moths shut down Racers, lead Golden Eagles to 4-2 victory

Posted on April 14, 2017 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information

For the second consecutive outing, the Tennessee Tech baseball team’s pitching staff was at its best, as the Golden Eagles (27-9, 14-2) outlasted Murray State (16-17, 6-7) in a pitcher’s duel Thursday evening, 4-2.

Just two days after knocking off No. 19 Vanderbilt with just two unearned runs allowed, the Tech staff once again turned in a gem on the hill. Starter Michael Wood out-dueled Racer hurler Ryan Dills for six innings before giving way to the final three to junior reliever Travis Moths.

Wood held the Racers off the scoreboard through the first four frames, working with a 1-0 advantage as … Read More


Warriorettes take care of Smith County 12-2

Posted on April 13, 2017 11:11 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School Warriorettes’ softball team’s bats were hot on April 10, as the Warriorettes traveled down to Smith County and got a victory 12-2 in six innings.

The Warriorettes’ big inning came in the top of the third inning when they scored five runs to take a 6-0 lead. Paige Parker got the inning going when she singled to right field. Deandra Luna would then come up and sacrifice Parker to second base but would be safe on an error by the second baseman. Megan Anderson would then come up ground into a fielder’s choice by the second baseman scoring Parker and giving the Warriorettes … Read More


Golden Eagles set to take on Vanderbilt in Tuesday action

Posted on April 11, 2017 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information

Tennessee Tech Baseball Midweek Preview (4/10)

The Tennessee Tech baseball team makes a visit to Nashville Tuesday night, taking on in-state foe Vanderbilt for the first time since the 2015 campaign in a 6:30 p.m. CT match-up at Hawkins Field.

Last year’s scheduled meeting between the two programs was cancelled due to inclement weather, snapping a six-year stretch the two teams had met in Nashville.

The Golden Eagles’ last victory over the Commodores came back on Apr. 16, 2013, a 10-9 thriller over the then No. 2 ranked Vanderbilt squad. Since the 2013 season Vanderbilt and Tech own the most victories by … Read More


Warriorettes unable to overcome early deficit

Posted on April 10, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School Warriorettes fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 6-3 loss to Cookeville, on April 4, at Cookeville High School.

The Lady Cavs captured the lead in the bottom of the first inning. Cookeville got two runs in the inning to take an early 2-0 lead. The Lady Cavs would add to their lead in the bottom of the fourth inning when they added four more runs to extend their lead to 6-0 before the Warriorettes were able to get their bats going.

The Warriorettes got their first run of the game in the top of the fifth inning. Megan Anderson got … Read More


WCHS Warriors hold on late to take down Cookeville Cavaliers

Posted on April 10, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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The White County High School Warriors baseball team built a six-run lead in the second inning, on April 4, against the Cookeville Cavaliers at Ulysses S. Culley Field and held on for a 10-9 victory to even their record at 3-3 in District 6AAA.

The Cavaliers jumped out to an early 3-0 lead on the Warriors in the first inning of the game, thanks to some early miscues and timely hitting by the Cavaliers.

But the Warriors would answer back in the bottom of the second with nine runs to take a 9-3 lead.

Trenton Hodges led off the inning with a single on a line drive to … Read More


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