Area Sports

Martin Middle Chargers Win First Regular Game of the Season

Quincey Hamilton has the ball and in the game had one touchdown, a two point conversion and rushed over 100 yards. By Jasmine Williams News Writer The newly named Martin Middle Chargers started their season off with a win against the Milan Bulldogs, which was held at Martin Middle School on Tuesday, August 14. At…

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Elementary School Have First Cross County Meet

The Dresden team stand together to celebrate the medals that they earned in the first Cross County Meet of the season. Not pictured was Marissa Owens who rolled her ankle.   By Jasmine Williams News Writer   Dresden Elementary, Central Christian Academy, and other teams from around the area, came to the Adult Learning Center…

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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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