Nancy Dell Banks

Posted by | October 22, 2009 12:00 am

Nancy Dell Banks, 70, of Sparta, passed away Oct. 21, 2009, at River Park Hospital, in McMinnville.
Mrs. Banks was born July 13, 1939, in Athens, Tenn., to Joseph Adam and Daphne Armstrong Banks.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Joseph Adam Banks, Starl Lambert Banks, Billy Edwin Banks, Clarence Andrew Banks; and sister, Harriette Sims
Survivors include her brother, Robert Lewis Banks, of Riceville, Donald Banks, of Athens, Tenn.; sisters, Anna Lee Caylor, of Maryville, Barbara Jean Butler, of Macon, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Oct. 23, 2009, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Highland Cemetery. … CONTINUED


Warriors resume action at Shelbyville after bye week

Posted by | October 22, 2009 12:00 am

Back to work. The Warrior football team returns to action Friday night at Shelbyville after having a week off due to an open date. The Warriors will be looking for their first win of the season.

The Warrior football team will resume action after having a week off due to their bye week.
WCHS has had time to rest and regroup after losing their first eight games of the season. They will be looking to get back on track with a trip to Shelbyville this Friday for a non-district contest with the Golden Eagles.
The Shelbyville and White County football teams were in the same region at one … CONTINUED


Holman named Player of the Week

Posted by | October 22, 2009 12:00 am

Todd Holman

Todd Holman, a 2007 graduate of White County High School and a former All Region performer for the Warrior football team, is making his presence known at the collegiate level.
For his play last weekend in Cumberland University’s 27-20 win over UVA-Wise, Holman was named the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week. The league office announced the honor on Monday.
Holman was a key part of the Bulldog defense that sacked the opposing quarterback 10 times in the game and limited the team to negative 51 yards rushing for the contest. Holman recorded seven tackles in the game along with 1.5 sacks, one pass break-up … CONTINUED


Warriorette soccer wins first-ever tourney game

Posted by | October 22, 2009 12:00 am

Hectic action in front of the goal. The Warriorette defenders, which included Stephanie Guth, Siera Sims and Lori Brown in the above picture, had a busy night in front of the goal trying to hold off the Lady Cavaliers.

Sandwiched. Two Warriorette soccer players have a Cookeville Lady Cavalier sandwiched in during Tuesday’s semifinal game in the District 6AAA tournament. Cookeville ended the Warriorette season with a 5-0 loss just 24 hours after WCHS had picked up their first district tournament win in the history of the program. They defeated Warren County 1-0 on Monday to get to the semifinals.

The Warriorette soccer team picked up the program’s … CONTINUED


Volleyball season ends in region tournament

Posted by | October 22, 2009 12:00 am

Setting it up. Warriorette senior setter, Chelsea Duke, sets the ball during Monday’s region match-up at Ooltewah. WCHS saw volleyball season come to an end with a 3-0 loss to the Lady Owls. Also in the picture are three more seniors, Macee Henry (27), Tasha Delaney (21) and Brianna Stoglin (20).

The Warriorette volleyball team made their first trip to the region tournament since 2003, but the stay was short-lived.
WCHS finished second in the District 6AAA tournament and had to travel to Ooltewah Monday to take on District 5 champion, Ooltewah, in the semifinals of the Region 3AAA tournament. Ooltewah showed why they are a volleyball power … CONTINUED


E-911 public meeting

Posted by | October 20, 2009 12:00 am

There will be a public meeting at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 20, at White County Middle School, to discuss E-911. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.


Alumni basketball game returns this year

Posted by | October 20, 2009 12:00 am

A good time was had by all. White County High School will welcome back their alumni November 14th for a men’s and women’s alumni game. Last year’s game was enjoyed by all as evidenced in the picture above. Any former players interested in playing are welcome.

Last year, White County High School decided to bring back former basketball players to compete in alumni games.
The event was enjoyed by so many last year, the school has decided to have another night of alumni action this year. The former Warriors and Warriorettes will be back in action at Roy Sewell Gymnasium Saturday night, November 14th. The girls’ game will … CONTINUED


Bowling team falls to Cumberland Co.

Posted by | October 20, 2009 12:00 am

The White County High School bowling team traveled to Crossville Tuesday to take on Cumberland County in their third contest of the season.
Cumberland County came out on top in both the girls’ and boys’ game, but the outcome in boys’ action was not decided until the end.
The Warriors were defeated 19-8. Ethan Hall had the high single game score for WCHS on the day rolling a 197. He also finished with a series total of 496 adding games of 175 and 124. Billy Thomas had the high series total for WCHS with a 523 (176, 176 an 171). Shane Young tallied a 402 for the series … CONTINUED


DeKalb spoils soccer senior night

Posted by | October 20, 2009 12:00 am

Kicking it down field. Warriorette senior soccer player, Stephanie Guth, prepares to kick the ball downfield during Thursday’s senior night loss to DeKalb County.

Soccer seniors. The three Warriorette soccer seniors, Julia Short (24), Stephanie Guth (19) and Reanna Young (goalkeeper), were honored along with their parents prior to the start of Thursday’s game against DeKalb County.

The White County High School soccer team and coaches honored their three seniors prior to the start of Thursday’s final home game of the season.
Unfortunately, Mother Nature and the DeKalb County Lady Tigers played spoiler for the night. Playing during an almost constant cold mist of rain, the Warriorettes were … CONTINUED


Warriorettes take on Ooltewah in region

Posted by | October 20, 2009 12:00 am

Region bound. The Warriorette volleyball team, led by their 10 seniors, hits the road to Ooltewah Monday night for the opening round of the Region 3AAA tournament. A win would send the Warriorettes into the championship game and also guarantee them a trip to the substate. A loss would bring an end to their season. The game will start at 5 p.m.

If the Warriorette volleyball team is to keep their season alive, they must go on the road and win against an old nemesis.
Ooltewah won the District 5AAA tournament on Wednesday and will host the Warriorettes in the Region 3AAA semifinals. The winners advance to the … CONTINUED


Volleyball and soccer tournament results

Posted by | October 20, 2009 12:00 am

The White County High School Warriorette volleyball and soccer teams were both in tournament action Monday.
The Warriorette soccer team defeated Warren County 1-0 in the play-in game of the District 6AAA tournament.  The win advances the Warriorettes to the semifinals where they will take on Cookeville Tuesday night at 8 p.m. in Cookeville.
The WCHS volleyball season came to a close with a 3-0 loss to Ooltewah in the opening round of the Region 3AAA tournament.  Ooltewah was the top seed from District 5 and earned the right to host the Warriorettes, District 6’s second seed.  The loss ended the Warriorette season with a 24-15 mark after … CONTINUED


Dealing with Immigration

Posted by | October 19, 2009 12:00 am

America has always been considered a melting pot of cultures coming together to live freely in a land where freedoms of religion and speech give them the opportunity to achieve personal success. Many years ago, as the ships sailed into New York Harbor, immigrants would fall to their knees crying over the mere sight of Lady Liberty standing proudly to welcome them to America and all it had to offer. They came to be Americans, to begin their dreams, to be a part of a country with endless potential. When did that change?
The immigrant’s attitude has significantly deviated since those times of coming to the land of … CONTINUED


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