Area Sports

Westview Band Marching on Despite Health Pandemic

BY SABRINA BATES sabrina@dresdenenterprise.com MARTIN – Members of the Westview High School Band are carrying on their tradition of providing half-time entertainment at home football games and a concert season, despite a reduction of musicians after the start of the school year. A handful of the more than 50-member band opted for the Weakley County…

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Jackets Take Win Over Lions in Overtime

BY JASMINE WILLIAMS jasmine@dresdenenterprise.com GREENFIELD (September 18) – The Greenfield Yellowjackets hosted the Dresden Lions in a game that would end in a showdown in overtime. The Yellowjackets came into the game 3-0 for the season, while the Lions were 1-1 and had just won their last game in multiple overtimes. The first quarter had…

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Westview Shutout in Home Opener

BY SABRINA BATES sabrina@dresdenenterprise.com Westview Shut Out by Covington in Team’s First Home Game MARTIN (September 18) – The No. 6-ranked Westview Chargers suffered a huge loss after the team’s first home game of the football when it hosted the No. 2-ranked Covington High School Chargers. The first quarter saw Westview handing over the ball…

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Union City Hosts Cross Country Events

BY JASMINE WILLIAMS jasmine@dresdenenterprise.com UNION CITY (September 15) – Area high school cross country teams gathered at Union City High School to take part in the 5k Golden Tornado XC Invitational Tuesday, September 15. From Weakley County, Dresden, Westview and Greenfield teams competed in the boys’ and girls’ races. From Carroll County, Huntingdon and West…

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Gleason Falls to West Carroll on Homecoming, Senior Night

By Brad Sam brad@mckenziebanner.com © 2020 Tri-County Pub., Inc. GLEASON (September 18) — Gleason High School hosted West Carroll Friday for a region football contest. The teams swapped touchdowns in the first quarter and again early in the second before the War Eagles pulled away before the half and cruised to a 54-13 victory. For…

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Dresden Lions Defeat West Carroll in Fourth Overtime

DRESDEN (September 11) — The contest involving two evenly matched teams was settled in four overtimes in Dresden on Friday, September 11.  It was a contest in which neither teams scored in the first three quarters. Dresden scored first on Chandler Turnbow 16-yard run just one minute in the fourth quarter. The two-point conversion failed.…

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Dresden Middle School Lions Race for the Gold

CAMDEN (September 11) – Dresden Middle School’s Cross Country team has been busy with recent meets. The Lions traveled to Three Oaks Middle School in Dyersburg in the Best of the West two-mile race Friday, September 4. Brice Rother, of the boys’ team did not race, but his teammates Landon Floyd and Ryne Tarver participated…

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Jackets Defeat Red Devils in Friday’s Homecoming Game

BY JASMINE WILLIAMS jasmine@dresdenenterprise.com GREENFIELD (September 11) – The Greenfield Yellowjackets hosted the South Fulton Red Devils not only for the team’s first region game of the season, but for its homecoming. The Jackets did not disappoint as they won their game 18-14. It was a slow start in the first quarter as the ball…

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Former Skyhawk Hurler Mills Tosses 16th No-Hitter in Chicago Cubs’ History

Courtesy of UT Martin Sports Information MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN (September 13) – Alec Mills was part of Major League Baseball (MLB) history Sunday afternoon at Miller Park, as the University of Tennessee at Martin alum spun the 16th no-hitter in Chicago Cubs history against the Milwaukee Brewers. Mills’ career-high 114th pitch of the day officially etched…

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Westview Chargers Starting Season Strong at 4-0

BY JASMINE WILLIAMS jasmine@dresdenenterprise.com OBION COUNTY (September 11) – The Westview Chargers went up against the Obion County Rebels at Obion County Central High School in the Chargers’ fourth game of the season Friday, September 11. The game started with 14 points in the first quarter. By halftime the Chargers increased their lead to 35-8,…

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