Area Sports

Lady Chargers Take 2nd at TSSAA Basketball Tourney

GO BIG BLUE  – The Westview Lady Chargers basketball team advanced through the TSSAA state basketball quarterfinals and semifinals earlier last week in Murfreesboro, before suffering a loss on Friday against Grainger. The team finishes the season with a 27-2 record. Sophomore Jada Harrison, who was also a Miss Basketball finalist, was the top scorer…

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Different NCAA Bracket This Year

The regular season of college basketball is over and now begins one of the most exciting times of year – March Madness. This year, it’s true madness. Why? Two programs with storied histories will be watching from home this year. There will be no parting gifts, no year’s supply of Rico-o-Roni. The ‘Cats and Blue…

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‘What a Difference a Year Makes’

This time a year ago, people were in a panic about this coronavirus pandemic. Nobody was sure about this bug going around, but it had a tendency to be deadly. We just didn’t know what this thing was capable of. Unfortunately, several people paid the ultimate price as a result of this malady. There was…

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Westview’s Simpson Opts to ‘Roll Tide’

MARTIN (February 26) – Friends, family, coaches, and teammates gathered for Westview Chargers quarterback Ty Simpson’s decision to further his football career in a post-secondary school. Simpson chose to sign with the University of Alabama. Simpson, a junior at Westview, was highly sought after by many football programs from all over the country, including Clemson…

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Dresden Football Standout Taylor Signs with Bethel

BY DAVID FISHER david@dresdenenterprise.com DRESDEN (February 23) — On Tuesday, February 23, coaches, family members and friends congratulated Dresden High School football standout Logan Taylor for signing with Bethel University, after he was offered a football scholarship to play for the Wildcats. Logan’s parents – Jason and Sandra Taylor, along with his siblings – Chloe…

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Darby Reaches 1,000 Points

GREENFIELD (February 22) – Greenfield Lady Jacket, Edie Darby received special recognition during the Lake County game Monday, February 22, in the District 13A tournament. Darby was celebrated for shooting 1,000 points during her basketball career.  “Edie is a great basketball player and this is a great accomplishment for her. The best thing is that…

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Dresden Native Winn Earns OVC Honors

BRENTWOOD (February 28) – University of Tennessee at Martin junior Dresser Winn was honored by the Ohio Valley Conference as the league’s OVC Specialist of the Week after an outstanding performance in the punt game against Murray State in the season opener Sunday, February 28. A native of Dresden, Winn served as UT Martin’s punter for…

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Public Duck Blinds in Tennessee

Dr. Jim Byford Special to The Enterprise Duck hunters, me included, are a passionate lot. Little wonder. The anticipation in the pre-dawn of the possibility of new ducks, a steaming cup of coffee in hand, the smell of dogs and gunpowder, good-natured banter among friends — and finally, five minutes before shooting time, the whirring…

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‘Simpson Chose Wisely’

There had been a lot of hubub about the collegiate destination of one Ty Simpson, five-star quarterback for Martin-Westview. Simpson was on the radar screens of several high-profile programs, including Alabama and Clemson … oh, and yeah, Tennessee. He was a guy former Vols’ coach Jeremy Pruitt wanted, but Pruitt and his collection of characters…

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Dresden Native Winn Sets Ole Miss Mile Record

BY JIM STEELE pressbox1@gmail.com FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS (January 30) – Ole Miss seems to be putting the Winn in winning. Dresden’s Loral Winn is certainly putting her best foot forward, literally. The Ole Miss sophomore track and cross-country standout blazed a trail at the Razorback Invite January 30. Winn, who won state championships in both cross…

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