WCMS Warriorettes are conference champions defeating Coffee County

Posted on January 20, 2020 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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The eighth grade White County Middle School Warriorettes took home the gold, on Jan. 17, 2020, in the CTC Conference championship. In a very close game, the Warriorettes defeated Coffee County by a score of 34-29 for the five-point win. Celeste Reed led all scorers with 11 points. Ava Jones added seven points, and Pyper Price added six points in the win. Bella Stiles scored five points, and Karlee Wilhite scored three points. Rylee Savage and Tatum Rittenberry scored two points each in the championship win. All Conference players were Karlee Wilhite, Braydyn Taylor, Tatum Rittenberry, Rylee Savage, and Celeste Reed. The Warriorettes move on to the area … CONTINUED


Warriors beat Cookeville, Warriorettes fall short

Posted on January 20, 2020 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Mayson Winningham attacking the rim vs Cookeville

By Jerry Lowery

On Jan. 17, the Warriors and Warriorettes traveled north to take on the Cookeville Cavaliers, in Putnam County.  The gym was packed with fans ready to watch the district basketball game.

The Warriors came out firing and took an early first quarter lead 18-12.  The Warriors continued to extend the lead in the second quarter and took a 35-28 lead into the locker room at the half.  The Warriors took control of the game in the third quarter by outscoring Cookeville 22-11 and, at the end of three quarters, had a lead of 57-39.  Cookeville did outscore the … CONTINUED


Burtchie Bumbalough

Posted on January 18, 2020 10:10 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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Burtchie Bumbalough, 71, of Byrdstown, Tennessee, formerly of Jay County, Indiana, passed away on Jan. 13, 2020, at  Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Bumbalough was born Jan. 21, 1948, in Monterey, Tennessee, but spent most of his life in Jay County, Indiana.

He served in the U.S. Army, in 1965. He went on to serve in the Navy, 1965-1972.

Mr. Bumbalough gave to all of his family and wanted everybody to celebrate life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Audie Lee Bumbalough and Reba Lee Foster Bumbalough, and brothers, Perry Dean Bumbalough and O’dell Bumbalough.

He is survived by his wife, Theresa (Miller) Bumbalough, of Byrdstown; … CONTINUED


W.C. Middle School Warriorettes win against Tullahoma

Posted on January 16, 2020 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

The eighth grade Warriorettes beat South Tullahoma to advance to the semi-final game by a score of 48-8.  Celeste Reed led the scoring with 12 points.  Braydon Taylor added seven, and Pyper Price scored nine points in the win.

The eighth grade Warriors upset the number four seed, Tullahoma East, 52-40 to advance in the semi-final game to be played on Thursday.

Briar Wilhite had 12 points, Malachi Brown had six points, and Owen Adams added five points in the win.

Results from the Jan. 15 and Jan. 16 games will be published in the Jan. 20 edition of The Expositor. All games are played


WCHS Warriors and Warriorettes begin district play with wins

Posted on January 16, 2020 3:03 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Gracie Dodgen shooting a three behind the screen of Kanden Reeves

By Jerry Lowery

The White County Warriors and Warriorettes began District play against Warren County, on Jan. 14.

The Warriorettes took the court in the first game of the night with a dominating win over the Lady Pioneers.  The Warriorettes took the lead in the first quarter and never looked back in the win.

Morgan Quick led the Warriorettes in scoring with 16 points.  Kanden Reeves followed with 13 points.  Kendreah Reeves and Gracie Dodgen added 11 points each.  Nia Powers, Alicia Stiles, and Julia Curtis scored eight points each.  Andi Haston and Taylor Rittenberry added two … CONTINUED


WCMS basketball teams win over North Middle

Posted on January 13, 2020 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

The eighth grade teams from White County Middle School played North Middle School in basketball action on Jan. 6.  Both teams were successful in beating the North teams from Franklin County.

The WCMS Warriorettes won with a final score of 51-14.

Celeste Reed led scorers with 17 points.  Braydon Taylor, Karlee Wilhite, and Piper Price each had eight points.  Ava Jones added five points.  Sara Brogdon and Tatum Rittenberry added two points each.  Riley Savage scored one point in the win.

The WCMS Warriors won the second game of the night by a score of 33-24.

Malachi Brown led all scorers with nine points.  Brenton … CONTINUED


WCHS Warriors and Warriorettes defeat Walker Valley

Posted on January 13, 2020 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Caydra Parker looking over the defense vs. Walker Valley

By Jerry Lowery

On Jan. 10, the White County basketball teams hosted the Walker Valley Mustangs.

The Warriorettes started the night off by beating Walker Valley 85-36.  The Warriorettes outscored the Mustangs in every quarter to take the dominating win.  They blistered the home nets for 15 three-point shots in the game.

Gracie Dodgen led all scorers with 20 points.  Kanden Reeves scored 12 points, and her sister, Kendreah Reeves, added 11 points in the win.  Nia Powers scored 10 points.  Julia Curtis and Alaina Stiles scored nine points each.  Morgan Quick, Caydra Parker, Andi Haston, and Lexi Golden … CONTINUED


Eighth grade boys defeat North Middle in basketball action

Posted on January 9, 2020 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

On Jan. 6, the White County Middle School Warriors took on North Middle School.  The Warriors won the game 33-24.  Malachi Brown led the Warriors with nine points.  Brenton Kilgore added seven points.  Caden Mitchell, Blake Steele, and Briar Wilhite scored four points each.  Owen Adams finished the scoring with three points.


Warriors and Warriorettes split with DeKalb County

Posted on January 9, 2020 12:12 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

The White County High School Warriors and Warriorettes traveled to DeKalb County, on Jan. 7, to play the Tigers in a non-conference basketball game.  The Warriorettes lost in overtime 61-60.  Game stats were unavailable at press time.

The Warriors dominated the Tigers from DeKalb County and won by a score of 87-44.  The Warriors’ offense was hitting on all cylinders as they put up 25 in the first quarter and held DeKalb County to 11.  Grant Slatten led the Warriors with 28 points.  Masyn Winningham scored 13 points, and Kade Clark added 12 points.  Kegan Dodson scored 10 points, and Micah Webster scored eight points.  … CONTINUED


WCHS Warriors and Warriorettes defeat Monterey

Posted on January 6, 2020 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

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Kendreah Reeves calling out offense vs. Monterey

By Jerry Lowery

On Jan. 3, 2020, the Warriors and Warriorettes returned back to action at home to take on the Monterey Wildcats in basketball action.  The Warriors and Warriorettes were looking to start the new year off right as both teams defeated Monterey.

The Warriorettes came out of the gate quickly and set the stage in the first quarter as they took an early 11-point lead.  The Warriorettes continued to outscore Monterey each quarter and dominated the game.  The final score was 79-35.

Eleven Warriorettes posted points in the win.  Morgan Quick led all scorers with 16 points.  Kendreah Reeves … CONTINUED


Warriors and Warriorettes return to action Friday night

Posted on January 2, 2020 9:09 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

The White County High School Warriors and Warriorettes return to action in the friendly confines of Roy Sewell Gym, on Jan. 3, 2020.  Both teams will be returning home from holiday tournaments.

The Warriors have been playing in the Smoky Mountain Classic, in Pigeon Forge, and the Warriorettes traveled to Portland, Oregon, to compete in the NIKE PIC tournament.  The opponent for Friday night’s game will be Monterey High School, in Putnam County.  The Warriorettes dominated the Wildcats in their first meeting earlier in the season.  The Warriors  and the Wildcats were in a tough contest in the first meeting that had to be settled … CONTINUED


Warriorettes fall short in overtime

Posted on January 2, 2020 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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By Jerry Lowery

On Dec. 29, the White County High School Warriorettes faced Benson High School from Portland, Oregon.  The Warriorettes outscored Benson in the final quarter 24-16 to tie the game and send the contest into an overtime period.  Benson then outscored Sparta 15-5 to take the win 85-75.

The Warriorettes’ Gracie Dodgen led the team with 27 points in the overtime loss.  Dodgen hit six three-pointers in the effort.  Kanden Reeves poured in 18 points in the game, hitting three of four three-point shots.  Alaina Stiles followed with 13 points in the game.  Kendreah Reeves added eight points, and Julia Curtis scored six points.  Morgan Quick … CONTINUED


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