Area Sports

300 Mile Race Comes Through Weakley County

Runners came through Weakley County on Thursday, June 12 as part of the Last Annual Vols State Run. The annual race is over 300 miles that starts in Missouri goes through Tennessee and ends in Georgia.   (See compete story in the July 18th issue of the Dresden Enterprise.)

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GF girls, Panthers repeat as champs

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor The Weakley County School System Junior High/Middle School basketball crowns are staying put. Both the Greenfield Junior High girls and Martin Middle School boys defended their titles on Thursday evening, claiming triumphs in the league’s championship games. In the evening’s opener, the Lady Yellowjackets – behind a 24-point effort from eighth-grader…

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DHS honors plentiful; G’field, Gleason standouts on list, too

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Though Dresden High School’s football season concluded over two weeks ago, the accolades poured in just prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. A total of 16 Lions were recognized alongside four Greenfield High School football players and a trio of Gleason standouts. Dresden’s Drake Yates, Hudson Nanney and Jake Cantrell were lauded…

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Scoreless Dresden suffers shocking defeat to Hillcrest

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor The crowd at Rotary Field kept waiting on Dresden to make its move on Friday evening in the second round of the Class A State Football Playoffs. The Lions were never able to, though, as Memphis Hillcrest escaped with a 6-0 triumph in a game best described as either an offensive…

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DHS finishes with bang, routs Middle College

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Dresden High School started slow, but finished with a bang on Friday evening to advance in the Class A State Football Playoffs. The Lions – who only led by a 21-8 count a halftime – roared through the second half en route to a 53-16 thumping of Memphis area team Middle…

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Lady Lions, Chargers claim regional crowns

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Making it to the first-ever TSSAA Small School Division State Cross Country Meet was as easy as 1-2-3 for the Dresden High School girls. Meanwhile, the Westview boys needed a total team effort to gain a state berth as well as earn the Small School Region 7 team championship. Lady Lions…

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Dresden sinks Vikes in playoff tune-up

Dresden survived a sloppy, cold Friday unscathed to complete an undefeated regular-season run through Region 7A. The Lions, who finished the regular season with a 9-1 record (6-0 in 7A play), shut out Humboldt 45-0 on the road. Dresden – which lost numerous starters against the Vikings last season during a triumph – did not…

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GF headed to playoffs after blanking of WC

With a winner-take-all scenario unfolding, Greenfield took care of business on Friday, shutting out West Carroll 14-0 to earn a TSSAA State Football Playoff berth. As a result of the triumph, G’field advanced to the football postseason for the first time since 2003. For the full story, see the Nov. 1 edition of the Dresden…

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