WCHS softball picks up first district win of the season

Posted on April 12, 2018 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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Paige Parker picked up two wins for the Warriorettes this week. Parker threw a total of 12 innings in two days and gave up five hits, no runs, while striking out 15 hitters.

The White County softball team picked up their first district win of the season, on Tuesday night. The Warriorettes traveled to Stone Memorial, on Tuesday night, and pulled out the 2-0 win over the Lady Panthers. The Warriorettes also opened up their week, on Monday night, when they traveled to Carthage to take on Smith County. The Warriorettes would get off to a slow start to start the game, but their bats would come alive … CONTINUED

Warriors’ basketball wraps up June team camps

Posted on June 27, 2017 10:10 am by Andy Southard

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Cade Clark sets up the offense, on Wednesday.

Dyson Reece takes a three in the Warriors’ final game of the summer.

With dead period here, The White County High School Warrior basketball team has completed all their June schedule practices and camps.

The TSSAA sets aside the last week of June and the first week of July as the dead period when no teams can practice. Before the dead period, basketball teams can practice and can compete in 10 days of team-against-team competition.

The Warriors wrapped up their 10 days of intended camps with two varsity games, on Wednesday, at Cookeville High School, which was part of the … CONTINUED

Warriorettes have another strong showing at MTSU in the final week before dead period

Posted on June 22, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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Mia Murray goes up for a layup in Tuesday’s game.

The White County High School Warriorettes’ Basketball team has started off with another strong week at Middle Tennessee State University’s team camp. The Warriorettes have gone 5-1 over the first two days of the week and will look to continue that strong showing with games on Thursday and Friday.

The Warriorettes started the week by going 2-1, on Monday, with wins over Notre Dame High School out of Chattanooga and Sullivan Central High School out of Blountville. The Warriorettes’ only loss so far this week came in the middle game, on Monday. Greenwood High School was the only … CONTINUED

Warriors get their first work in for the summer

Posted on June 8, 2017 5:05 am by Andy Southard

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With June being the time for high school basketball teams to get in their team camps the Warriors took advantage on Monday.

Coach Eric Mitchell, who must replace nine seniors, is trying to get plenty of experience for his Warriors on the court. They traveled to Cannon County, on Monday, and will finish up the week with two games, on Wednesday, at Cookeville High School.

During Monday’s session, the Warriors took on a very talented Cannon County team that morning and then took on Whitwell in the afternoon.

The Warriors lost to Cannon County 49-46 but picked up a victory in their second game vs. Whitwell 52-33.


Reliving the WCHS glory days

Posted on May 4, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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Pictured (L-R) are Avalyn Carter Pitman, White County High School Class of 1971 and former cheerleader who served as the cheer coach during the recent alumni game, and former White County High School coaches who led each of the women’s teams for the alumni game, Steve Holland and Keith Short.

White County High School alumni game a success as fundraiser

Posted on May 4, 2017 9:09 am by Andy Southard

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These are the members of the alumni game from the women’s side who played in the game and the cheerleaders who provided constant encouragement. (Photo by ANDY SOUTHARD)

The White County High School’s Project Graduation put on an alumni game, on April 28. Forty-nine men and women came back to their alma mater. This included seven members of the back-to-back state championship team and Coach Roy Whited, the first and second all-time leaders in three-pointer shooters in White County history, and a lot of memories for everyone who was included in the game and those who watched the game. There were players in the game that ranged from … CONTINUED

TN POWER AAU state qualifier champs in Knoxville

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

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TN POWER based out of White County continues to find success at a local and state level. After finishing last season AAU State Champions and top 10 at AAU Nationals in Louisiana, TN POWER has begun the season with a 15-1 win/loss record.

“We are having a blast this season,” said Jon Powers. “My favorite part is the training and watching how motivated this group is to learn and put in the work. I’m sure their favorite part are the games, and they are making the best of it.”

This local group has already had big wins over AAU programs, such as TN Team Pride, Trotters, TN Fury … CONTINUED

Mocs season ends in NCAA Tourney loss at Louisville

Posted on March 23, 2017 8:08 am by Andy Southard

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team fell short in an 82-62 loss at Louisville in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship at the KFC Yum! Center.

The Mocs got out to an 8-5 lead behind five points from junior Keiana Gilbert (Pulaski, Tenn.) who scored her 1,000th point in the loss. She had the Mocs first five of the game and freshman Lakelyn Bouldin (Spencer, Tenn.) followed with a 3-pointer of her own to break a 5-5 tie for the Mocs’ second and last lead of the game.

Louisville’s Jazmine Jones hit a layup, setting off a 15-0 run … CONTINUED

Eagles fall in the first round of state tournament

Posted on March 20, 2017 10:10 am by Andy Southard

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Last year, the Van County Eagles made sure that everybody in the State of Tennessee knew who the Van Buren County High School Eagles were when they made back to back trips to the state tournament and won their first round game and made it to the final four.

This year, the Eagles were trying to make it to their first-ever trip to Saturday after making it to their third straight trip to the state tournament. But the Eagles fell just short on Thursday night with a 78-69 loss to Columbia Academy.

After one quarter of play, the Eagles garnered an early 23-16 lead late in the quarter, … CONTINUED

Bouldin and Lady Mocs will travel to Louisville for NCAA Tournament

Posted on March 16, 2017 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

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Lakelyn Bouldin, of Van Buren County

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team is headed to Louisville for the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Mocs grabbed a 13 seed and take on the fourth-seeded Cardinals (27-7) on Saturday, March 18.

This will be the Mocs second trip to Louisville this season. UTC participated in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge, falling to the Cardinals 63-47 on Nov. 21. The Mocs are 5-2 all-time against Louisville.

Chattanooga (21-10) is on a six-game winning streak and will make its 15th appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The Mocs tied Mercer for its 20th Southern Conference … CONTINUED

Three WCMS athletes play in basketball All-Star game

Posted on March 16, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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On March 3, 2017 Mia Murray, Gracie Dodgen and Grant Slatten traveled to Lebanon to compete in the Power 5 Basketball Middle School All-Star game.

At this event, there were teams made up of other middle school athletes from all over the state of Tennessee. There was a team from the Upper Cumberland, West TN/Murfreesboro, mid-state, and Nashville. All three of the White County Middle School athletes played on a team of other players from around the Upper Cumberland area.

Michael Dodgen and Neal Capps, from Stone Memorial High School, coached the girls’ Upper Cumberland team. The Upper Cumberland girls had different players from … CONTINUED

Mother’s March Madness set for March 10 and 11 at WCHS

Posted on March 9, 2017 7:07 am by Andy Southard

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Betty Farley began her love affair with White County athletics many years ago when she was a cheerleader for the White County High School. Six years ago, Farley died from a rare disease called Amyloidosis, which is a rare blood disease that attacks the organs of the body. The disease took her life on Jan. 20, 2011.

On March 10 and 11, the sixth annual Mother’s March Madness will take place at White County High School.

Mother’s March Madness, which is sponsored by Sonic, is a three-on-three basketball tournament that was started by Farley’s grandchildren in her memory. Her grandchildren affectionately called her “Mother” and thus the name … CONTINUED

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