Warriors and Warriorettes set for holiday schedule

Posted on December 9, 2019 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

The Warriors and Warriorettes have a busy holiday schedule set for the month of December.  Both teams will play in the annual Sonic Shootout scheduled for Dec. 19-21.  A schedule of games will be listed in the upcoming pages of The Expositor.  The teams will then split ways after Christmas Day.  The Warriorettes travel to Portland, Oregon, to take part in an elite Nike tournament.  Dec. 27-30 are the dates of scheduled play.  The Warriors will take part in a tournament in Pigeon Forge, Dec. 27-30.  The Expositor will print a schedule of games when released.


Last second three-pointer seals Warriorette victory over Coffee

Posted on December 9, 2019 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

Coffee County traveled to Sparta, on Dec. 6, to take on the Warriors and Warriorettes in a Friday night basketball non-conference matchup.

The first game of the night was what some would call a “barn burner.” In the first meeting of the two teams, in Manchester, the Warriorettes would have to fight back to win the game after being behind most of the contest.  This contest would be some of the same.  Both teams battled, and the lead continued to change.  With Coffee County taking the lead and then missing one of two free throws down the stretch, they took a two-point lead with only … CONTINUED


WCHS Warriors win thriller in overtime on Dec. 5

Posted on December 9, 2019 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Masyn Winningham and Kade Clark defending vs. Monterey

By Jerry Lowery

On a rare Thursday night game,  the White County Warriors and Warriorettes made the trip up to Monterey, on Dec. 5,  to take on the Wildcats in a non-conference matchup.

The boys’ team from Monterey was undefeated in play this season.  Monterey came out firing on all cylinders and took a commanding 16-point lead in the first half.  The Warriors fought back to being the margin to six at the half.

Monterey came out in the third quarter and continued to outplay the Warriors with strong offensive output and a very stingy man defense.  The Warriors started … CONTINUED


Warriorettes move to 5th place in State Coaches Poll

Posted on December 5, 2019 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

With one month of play completed, a coaches’ poll has put the Warriorettes at fifth in the state. The poll is voted on by 10 different coaches from across the state. Click here to see more information. results are as follows:

  • Bradley County
  • Stone Memorial
  • Houston
  • Farragut
  • White County
  • Maryville
  • Lebanon
  • Bearden
  • Arlington
  • Blackman

White County High School Warriors and Warriorettes split with Siegel

Posted on December 5, 2019 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Caydra Parker and Jensine Lane vs. Siegel

By Jerry Lowery

On Dec. 2, the White County High School Warriors and Warriorettes took to the hardwood to take on non-conference Siegal High School. The teams split as the Warriorettes continued their winning ways.  The Warriors lost to a very good Siegal team.

The Warriorettes completely dominated every area of the game as they won by a final score of 78-36.  Gracie Dodgen led the Warriorettes in scoring with 17 points.  Kendreah Reeves followed with 10 points in the win.  Lexi Golden and Alania Stiles each had nine points.  Nia Powers and Mia Murray scored eight points.  Morgan Quick, Jensine … CONTINUED


WCHS Warriors and Warriorettes defeat DeKalb County

Posted on December 2, 2019 2:02 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

On Nov. 26, the White County High School Warriors and Warriorettes both dominated the visiting Dekalb County team from Smithville.

The Warriorettes took to the court first and won big by a score of 65-32.  The Warriorettes took the lead early in the first quarter and never looked back as they cruised to the win.  Gracie Dodgen led the Warriorettes with 15 points.  Kendreah Reeves followed with 11 points in the game.  Julia Curtis scored eight points, and Nia Powers added seven points.  Morgan Quick, Alaina Stiles, and Kanden Reeves added six points in the win.  Addison Frazier, Taylor Rittenberry, and Mia Murray added two … CONTINUED


WCMS sixth grade Warriors and Warriorettes win two over Warren

Posted on November 29, 2019 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

The White County Middle School sixth grade Warriors and Warriorettes both defeated Warren County in a basketball matchup, on Nov. 25.

The Warriorettes won by a score of 48-8.  The Warriorette defense did not allow a single point in the second half.

Bella Winningham led the Warriorettes in scoring with 16 points.  Chole Anderson scored eight points.  Hannah Haley and Addi Cocke scored seven points each.  Kyra Fox scored six points, and Lily Parker added two points in the win.  Elli Bain led Warren County with six points.

The Warriors won the second game of the evening by a score of 32-28.  Davion Baird led … CONTINUED


Warriors and Warriorettes split games with Coffee County

Posted on November 29, 2019 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

White County High School Warriors and Warriorettes traveled south to Coffee County High School, on Nov. 25, to take on the Red Raiders in basketball action.  Both girls’ and boys’ teams had the same record heading into the night’s action.

The Warriorettes were facing a very good Manchester team.  Coffee County outscored White County in every quarter except the fourth quarter.  The Warriorettes fell behind at halftime by three points by a score of 21-24.

The third quarter saw Coffee County extend the lead to seven at the end of the third quarter, with the score 31-38.  Coach Michael Dodgen challenged the Warriorettes to tighten … CONTINUED


Tickets now available for TSSAA championship games in Cookeville

Posted on November 26, 2019 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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With Tennessee high school football now in the midst of semi-finals, the anticipation builds as the Upper Cumberland region awaits the arrival of 18 teams from across the state for the 2019 BlueCross Bowl, set for Dec. 5-7 at Tennessee Tech’s Tucker Stadium in Cookeville.

Approximately 30,000 guests are expected over the three-day event, with players, coaches, band members, cheer/dance teams, and of course, fans and families descending upon the region’s hub city to experience nine games of high-energy high school football.

Local residents from around the Upper Cumberland are encouraged to join in the fun, whether as a spectator or, to truly get into the action, sign … CONTINUED


Elementary basketball tournament

Posted on November 25, 2019 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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Gracie Dodgen and Grant Slatten reach 1,000 points in WCHS career

Posted on November 25, 2019 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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Gracie Dodgen 1,000 points with Coach Michael Dodgen, her coach and father (left) and Principal Grant Swallows (right)

By Jerry Lowery

Gracie Dodgen, a junior at White County High School, scored 18 points and 30 points in back-to -back games during the Hall of Fame games held at White County High School.

Dodgen joined the 1,000-point club by hitting two free-throws near the end of the game, on Nov. 22.  Coach Michael Dodgen, who is also Gracie’s father, was honored to be a part of the night watching his daughter reach this milestone and by scoring the 1,000th point on a team with whom his father began his … CONTINUED


WCHS Warriors and Warriorettes win opening games

Posted on November 25, 2019 11:11 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

White County High School Warriors and Warriorettes opened the season, on Nov. 21, against Hixson High School in the yearly Hall of Fame game that is allowed by the TSSAA.

It was a great night for both teams at Roy Sewell Gymnasium, on the campus of White County High School.  The Warriorettes started strong and dominated Hixson by a score of 70-31.  The Warriorettes out rebounded Hixson 30-26.  The Warriorette defense forced 29 turnovers in the big win.

Gracie Dodgen led the team with 18 points.  Morgan Quick and Nia Powers added eight points, and Kanden Reeves added seven points.  Addison Frazer scored five points.  … CONTINUED


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