Warriors lose to Farragut

Posted by | November 14, 2017 8:20 pm

The WCHS Warriors fall to Farragut 67-45. Grant Slatton led the Warriors in scoring with 14 points. The Warriors will be back in action on Friday when they take on Cannon County at home.

Warriorettes fall to Farragut

Posted by | November 14, 2017 6:43 pm

The Warriorettes lose a heartbreaker to Farragut 52-55 to fall to 0-1 on the season. Gracie Dodgen led the Warriorettes with 21 points. Hannah Leftwich finished with 18 points. The Warriorettes will be back in action on Friday night at Roy Sewell Gymnasium against Cannon County.

Sparta Youth Basketball to hold final sign-ups

Posted by | November 13, 2017 8:35 pm

Sparta Youth Basketball will have their final sign-up on Sunday, November 19 from 1-2 p.m. at Findlay Gym. This will be for all age divisions. So if you have not signed you children up this will be your last chance to get your kids signed up.

2017-2018 gun hunting season for deer opens November 18

Posted by | November 13, 2017 10:28 am

Tennessee’s 2017-18 gun hunting season for deer opens Saturday, Nov. 18. Deer gun season has the traditional opening date of the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving.

During gun season, sportsmen may also use muzzleloader or archery equipment. The season will continue through Jan. 7, 2018 and the second Young Sportsman Hunt is Jan. 13-14.

Anyone born on or after January 1, 1969 is required to carry proof of satisfactory completion of a hunter education class or be in possession of the Apprentice Hunting License (along with other required licenses) while hunting any species in Tennessee.

For more information about Tennessee’s 2017-18 deer hunting seasons, refer to the 2017-18 Tennessee Read More

Project Graduation 5K Run/Walk

Posted by | November 13, 2017 6:40 am

Participants of the recent Project Graduation 5K Run/Walk were Sara Guy, Aaron Gottlied – first place middle school boy (also received first place in the Warrior 5K), Marsha Brock, Margaret Luna – first place adult, Kegan Dodson – first place high school, Keegan Quick, Jocelyn Berry – first place middle school girl. Not pictured: Whitney Brown and Madison Qualls.

High school basketball season tips off Tuesday

Posted by | November 13, 2017 6:37 am

Hannah Leftwich goes up for a shot in the Warriorettes’ final tune-up for before the season starts.

It’s time for high school basketball teams across the state of Tennessee to get down to business.

Pre-season practices, scrimmages, and playdays are officially over. When Tuesday night rolls around, both White County High School and Van Buren County will tip off their 2017-2018 campaigns on the road. Van Buren County will play their first six games on the road, while the Warriors will be back in the friendly confines of Roy Sewell Gymnasium, on Friday night.

WCHS travels to Farragut High School for their first game. This will be the … Read More

Elementary school basketball results from last week’s action

Posted by | November 13, 2017 6:32 am

The White County elementary school teams played two basketball games last week. The following are the results that were reported from those games.

In Monday’s games, Woodland Park swept Findlay.

The Woodland Park Lady Panthers won 18-8. Marion Swindell, Josie Williams, and Bella Winningham each had 4 points. Kyra Fox finished with 3. Emily Turner and Lakelyn Grasty finished with 2 points each.

For Findlay, Breanna Powell finished with 3 points. Hannah Poteet and Gracelyn Clark had 3 points. Luci McKee rounded out the scoring with 1 point.

The Panthers defeated the Falcons 32-24.

Tripp Pinion finished with 15 points. Zedekiah Culley had 8 points, and Davion Baird … Read More

WCMS 6th and 7th grade teams take 3 of 4 from DeKalb County

Posted by | November 13, 2017 6:29 am

Christian Henderson drives the ball to the basket. Henderson finished with 11 points in Thursday night’s game.

The White County Middle School 6th and 7th grade basketball teams traveled to DeKalb County Middle School, on Thursday afternoon. The WCMS basketball teams were able to win three out of their four games over there.

The White County Middle School 6th grade teams both stay undefeated on the season, winning both of their games.

In the girls’ game, the Warriorettes won 28-14. The boys held on late to win their game 35-29.

In the 7th grade games, the Warriorettes played first and were unable to get much going offensively losing 30-14. In the boys’ game, the Warriors came out victorious, winning 55-44.

In the first game of … Read More

White County 8th grade teams split with Harris Middle School

Posted by | November 13, 2017 6:25 am

Issac Butcher goes up for a layup in Thursday night’s game.

Addison Abel goes up for a shot in Thursday’s game vs. Harris.

The White County Middle School 8th grade teams hosted Harris Middle School, on Thursday night.

The Warriorettes won their game 28-12 in the first game of the night.

In the second game, the Warriors and Harris battled it out until the end, but the Warriors came out on the short end, losing 39-34.

In the first game of the night, the Warriorettes jumped out to a 3-2 lead after one quarter of play.

In the second quarter, the Warriorettes extended their lead, outscoring Harris 10-4 … Read More

Caden Mills signs with TTU

Posted by | November 13, 2017 6:19 am

Caden Mills signed a letter of intent, on Nov. 8, 2017, to play basketball for Tennessee Tech University. (Photo courtesy of TTU Sports)

Wednesday was a big day for Caden Mills.

In front of a room full of family, teammates, and friends, the senior guard of the Van Buren Eagles signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Tennessee Tech University, which fulfilled a life-long dream.

Mills has been a catalyst for Van Buren County over the past three seasons, leading the Eagles to their first-ever state tournament appearance, in 2015, as a freshman. The Eagles also made it back in Mills’ sophomore and junior seasons. Mills helped lead the Eagles to their first-ever state tournament win in his sophomore season. The Eagles defeated Grace Christian, in Knoxville, 64-60.

Mills … Read More

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