Area Sports

Dresden mood jovial after rout of G’field

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Dresden High School had a happy “Homecoming” at the expense of Greenfield. The Lions totaled 318 yards of offense while limiting G’field to 63 yards during a 42-0 triumph on a night where DHS recognized its school royalty. For the full story see the Sept. 20 edition of the Dresden Enterprise.

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Lion Roberts follows bro’s path to state

Dresden High School’s Grant Roberts is following in his older brother’s footsteps. The Lion sophomore golfer became the second member of his household to punch a ticket to the TSSAA Small Division State Golf Tournament after a three-hole playoff in Milan on Monday.

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DMS works 4OTs to break Mustangs

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Dresden Middle School took a page out of the Tennessee Volunteers’ playbook. The Lions trailed Huntingdon on numerous occasions before mounting a late comeback to tie Thursday’s game. Although it took four overtimes, DMS ultimately emerged – as the Volunteers did in OT against Georgia Tech – via a 46-38 margin.…

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Nanney, Yates shine as Dresden drubs WC

SARA RACHELS Enterprise Correspondent Even a bite from the injury bug hasn’t been able to slow down Dresden yet as the Lions rolled to a nineteenth straight win over West Carroll. The latest victim, the War Eagles, provided several threats in the first half, but ultimately could not hold up and fell 41-6 at home…

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Dresden’s ‘Labor’ leads to improbable win

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Dresden literally worked until the final whistle during its Labor Day weekend showdown with Lake County. Trailing with under a minute to go against the No. 9 ranked Falcons, the top-ranked (Class A) Lions found an improbable way to continue their winning ways via a 33-24 margin. For the full story…

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Top Lions are of the Dresden variety

Dresden High School made its first trip to Scotts Hill for a football game worthwhile. The local Lions knocked off SH in a 27-13 triumph to improve to 2-0 on the season and in the Levi Estes era. Dresden hosts Lake County this Friday evening in a game that many believe could have implications in…

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Panthers ‘eclipse’ DMS

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Just two days prior to the moon passing in front of the sun, Martin Middle School ‘eclipsed’ Dresden on the gridiron. The Panthers utilized superior size, speed and experience en route to a 28-0 triumph over DMS on Saturday night. All totaled, MMS gained 345 yards on offense, while Dresden was…

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Dresden triumphs over better W’view

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor The season-opener pitting Dresden against Westview was a rollercoaster ride to say the least. The two county rivals traded back-and-forth scores with neither team ever holding a comfortable advantage. In the end, the Lions hit their peak at the right time and escaped with a hard-fought 28-21 triumph. Dresden sophomore defensive…

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Lions, WV unable to find solid footing

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Sometimes the best laid plans are thwarted by the weather. Both the Dresden and Westview High School football teams came into the annual Henry County Jamboree with high hopes of offering good showings, but a massive downpour throughout the evening resulted in a dangerously saturated playing surface that left both squads…

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Enterprise sports coverage lauded as best in TN

Once again, the Dresden Enterprise sports staff has proven to be head and shoulders above the rest. Sports Editor Kenneth Coker led a staff of helpers, which garnered four awards in this summer’s newspaper honors programs. The most prestigious of the honors was the Best Sports Coverage award in the University of Tennessee/Tennessee Press Association…

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