Mayberry’s walk-off homerun salvages split

Posted by | April 21, 2011 12:00 am

Celebrating the walk-off HR. Kieran Mayberry is greeted at home plate by his teammates after the senior hit a walk-off home run for the 6-5 come from behind win over the Cumberland County Jets on Tuesday in Sparta. The Jets defeated the Warriors by that same score in Crossville on Monday. WCHS hosts the Highland Rim Easter Invitational this weekend.

Down in the count with his team facing a one-run deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning, Warrior senior second baseman, Kieran Mayberry, got the pitch he wanted and did with it what many baseball players only dream to do.
With a runner on second, Mayberry sent … CONTINUED


Plenty of opportunities to run

Posted by | April 21, 2011 12:00 am

For anyone who wants to run, jog or walk a 5k, there will be plenty of opportunities in Sparta over the next few weeks.
Three different groups will be hosting 5k runs over the next month.
Leading off the running ventures is the YMCA Rabbit Run this weekend. The entry fee for that race is $30 now. The race will be held at the Sparta/White County YMCA. Registration is 7 – 7:45 a.m. with the race beginning at 8 a.m. The race will be divided into the following categories: 17 and under, 18-29, 30-45, 46-60 and 61 and over. All proceeds from this event will go to the … CONTINUED


Softball team surprises Cookeville

Posted by | April 21, 2011 12:00 am

Action at home. Mollie Abell comes down with the softball as a Cookeville runner attempts to score during Monday’s thrilling 6-5 come-from-behind win by the Warriorettes over the Lady Cavaliers. WCHS was, however, defeated 6-1 by Warren County on Tuesday.

The Warriorette softball team was on a rollercoaster ride to start the week.
The WCHS girls came from behind for a thrilling 6-5 win over archrival Cookeville Monday at home. Things didn’t go as well on the road Tuesday as the Warriorettes managed only three hits to go along with four defensive errors as they fell 6-1 at Warren County.
Cookeville got on the scoreboard first against the … CONTINUED


Warrior tennis team narrowly defeats Jets

Posted by | April 21, 2011 12:00 am

Serving it up. Samantha Turney serves to her opponent during a recent WCHS tennis match.

The WCHS tennis team traveled to Crossville Tuesday to take on Cumberland County.
The Warriors eked out the 5-4 win over the Jets avenging a narrow loss in the first meeting between the two teams. With Cumberland County short several players on the girls’ side, that match was more of an exhibition game.
For the boys’ it came right down to the final match before the outcome was decided.
WCHS came out with a 2-1 advantage after the doubles portion. Jonathan Griffin and Caleb Winton were defeated in the #1 spot 8-2. Crockett … CONTINUED


Soccer starts week with ties

Posted by | April 21, 2011 12:00 am

Kicking it in. Wesley Wagner, who returned to action this week after missing a couple of games due to injury, scored three goals in two games for WCHS. Both of those games ended in ties.

The Warrior soccer team was on the road twice to start this week and finished with ties in each of those games.
On Monday, WCHS traveled to Sequatchie County and came back home with a 3-all tie against the Indians. Tuesday, they were back on the road to Stone Memorial and this time the contest ended in a 2-all tie.
On a beautiful Monday in Dunlap, the Warriors built a 2-0 advantage over … CONTINUED




Warriors come from behind for district win

Posted by | April 18, 2011 12:00 am

Working behind the plate. Warrior junior catcher, Travis Howard, is a busy man on the baseball field each game. He is shown above waiting on the pitch during the win over Coffee County. WCHS travels to Cumberland County Monday and the Jets come here for a 5 p.m. game Tuesday.

After playing close but not able to finish with a win in two of their first three District 6AAA games, the Warrior baseball team finally broke through for the victory in try number four.
WCHS trailed 3-0 after three and a half innings, but was able to battle back and finish with the 5-3 win over Coffee County. … CONTINUED


Warriors outlast Bees with run in 7th

Posted by | April 18, 2011 12:00 am

He’s safe. Kade Howard slides safely into second base during Thursday’s 4-3 win over Upperman.

In a game rescheduled from earlier in the season, the Warrior baseball team broke a three-all tie in the bottom of the seventh for the 4-3 win over the Upperman Bees in Sparta on Thursday evening.
With the bases loaded, Kieran Mayberry singled in the winning run. Mayberry finished the day going 2-4 with two RBI’s.
Three different pitchers took the mound with Ryan Kelly, who saw his first action of the season on the mound, got the win working the final inning. The three pitchers scattered five Upperman hits.
Jaylen Qualls got … CONTINUED


Warriorettes come from behind for win over Cookeville

Posted by | April 18, 2011 12:00 am

The Warriorettes are all smiles after picking up the 6-5 win over Cookeville Monday night in Sparta.

The Warriorette softball team scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth and then retired the Cookeville side in order in the top of the seventh securing the 6-5 win over the Lady Cavaliers on Monday in Sparta.
Olivia Link took a bases loaded walk that drove in the winning run which makes it two district wins in a row over Cookeville dating back to last year’s district tournament.
WCHS softball travels to Warren County Tuesday.
The Warrior baseball team was defeated 6-5 at Cumberland County. The Jets come to … CONTINUED


Warriors fall narrowly to Wildcats

Posted by | April 18, 2011 12:00 am

A bit of contact. Javier Gonzalez and a Livingston player collide going after the ball in Thursday’s game. WCHS lost 2-0 to the Wildcats.

The White County High School soccer team played host to Livingston Academy on a beautiful spring Thursday afternoon and came up just short by a score of 2-0 in a battle of two evenly matched teams.
Livingston’s first score came in the 33rd minute of the contest. The Warriors were called for a handball in the box giving the Wildcats a penalty kick. WCHS goalkeeper, Aaron Webb, blocked the penalty kick, but was unable to catch the shot. The ball bounced back to the … CONTINUED


Softball suffers tough loss to Franklin County

Posted by | April 18, 2011 12:00 am

Action at second base. Warriorette shortstop Kaitlyn Heath comes over to receive the throw as second baseman, Lacey Clark, backs her up on a throw down. The Warriorettes host Cookeville Monday.

The Warriorette softball team ran into a roadblock Thursday night when Franklin County came to Sparta.
The Lady Rebels pounded out 13 hits for 11 runs off three different Warriorette pitchers on the way to the 11-4 win.
Franklin County wasted little time going to work putting five runs on the board in the top of the first off WCHS starter, Kristen Howard. The first two batters took walks and would later score. A one-out single drove … CONTINUED


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