Area Sports

Winn to sign with UTM

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Turns out, home is where Dresser Winn’s heart is. The highly-recruited senior Dresden High School quarterback – who last week both committed and decommitted to Western Michigan University – has made his final decision in regards to his college football future. The two-time All-State football team member and 2015 Class A…

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Area 5 Tournament: Time now for MMS title sweep

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor It seemed as if time stood still at Martin Middle School in the Area 5 Tournament boys’ championship. In reality, it did. A trio of clock malfunctions in the final 15 seconds added to the drama – though the glitches didn’t factor into the final score – during the Panthers’ thrilling…

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All locals still ranked as deck shuffles

The single-A girls’ basketball deck was shuffled both locally and on a state-wide basis last week. Dresden played both Gleason and Greenfield with all three teams ranked in the Associated Press State Rankings. After the conclusion of last week’s play, three of the four Weakley County squads (Class 2A’s Westview included) remaining in this week’s…

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Fresh GF girls lead way; DHS boys survive scare

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Greenfield’s Tess Darby and Chloe Moore gave the Lady Yellowjackets a ‘fresh’ look against Dresden. The pair of freshmen led the charge of the G’field girls in a 44-34 triumph over the Lady Lions. Darby finished with a game-high 25 points for the Lady Yellowjackets. Meanwhile, Moore added 10 points for…

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Lady Lion equation adds up to triumph

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Gleason played the style of basketball it wanted to for one quarter. Dresden did so for three periods. The end equation added up in favor of the then-No. 4 (in the Class A state rankings) Lady Lions besting the then-No. 3 Lady Bulldogs by a 53-36 margin. Gleason exited the first…

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COMMON THREAD, DIFFERENT JERSEYS: W’view alums battle on college court

SARA RACHELS Special To The Enterprise It all began with an interest and a passion. Through family support, hard work, long hours on the practice court, tears, commitment and strong friendships, the next chapter of the unfolding story played out in the Elam Center Saturday night. To the casual observer, Southeast Missouri’s Number 15 guarding…

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Lions stay course to down Devils

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor The Dresden High School boys stayed the course on Friday evening in finding their way to a lopsided victory over Big Sandy. After starting Friday’s District 13A run on a 7-0 run, the host squad weathered a few scoring lulls before eventually pulling away in the second half for an 84-48…

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G’field girls survive Friday the 13th scare

SARA RACHELS Special To The Enterprise On Friday the 13th, Peabody turned up with bad luck at the free throw line and the Lady Yellowjackets pulled a comeback and season sweep with a 54-47 victory. In the first half, the Lady Tide won in the categories of aggression and hustle as the visitors built a…

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