Area Sports

Lady Chargers Run Away with Championship Win

MARTIN (December 7) – The girls’ championship game for the Weakley County Middle School Basketball Tournament had the Martin Middle School Chargers host the Greenfield Jr. High Yellowjackets Monday night. Martin was able to take the championship title for 2020 with a run-away win over Greenfield. BY JASMINE WILLIAMS jasmine@dresdenenterprise.com Martin began the game taking…

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Lady Jackets Fly to Victory Against Dresden

BY JASMINE WILLIAMS jasmine@dresdenenterprise.com DRESDEN (December 5) – In the Weakley County Middle School Basketball Schedule girls’ semi-finals game, teams Dresden Lady Lions and Greenfield Lady Jackets faced off at Dresden Saturday, December 5 for a chance to play against Martin Middle School for the Championship title. At the start, Dresden received the ball with…

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Gleason Wins Semi-Finals Against Dresden in Overtime

BY JASMINE WILLIAMS jasmine@dresdenenterprise.com GLEASON (December 5) – The Weakley County Middle School Basketball Semi-Finals began Saturday, December 5 when the Gleason Jr. High boys’ team hosted Dresden Middle School. The teams faced off in a close match before going into overtime with Gleason eventually victorious. Both teams faced a hard match-up as they fought…

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Four Weakley County Football Players Named to All-Star Team

JACKSON (November 25) – Four football players from Weakley County have been named to the 9th Annual 2020 West Tennessee All-Star Football Game. Logan Taylor of Dresden High School, Kiah Reynolds of Greenfield School, and two players from Westview High School – Lane Pierpoint and Marquis Taylor were chosen as All Stars. Normally these four…

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Lady Chargers Cheer to Victory

The Universal Cheerleaders Association held its Tennessee Extreme Regional competition in Franklin Saturday, November 14. Westview High School sent its own Lady Chargers Cheerleading squad to compete. The team earned the Extreme Regional Championship title and now have a bid to compete in the Nationals at Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida in February 2021.

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Local Youth’s First Deer

Audrey Mansfield, age 16, went hunting for the first time. Her first shot ended up tagging her first deer, a two-point buck. Mansfield killed this deer on her grandfather’s farm in Palmersville. She used a .270 Winchester rifle. She is the daughter of Greg and Angie Mansfield of Liberty Road near Dresden.

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Youth Spend Weekend Learning to Hunt Deer in Greenfield

GREENFIELD (November 5) – Recently, four youth — and their accompanying parents and guardians— learned how to hunt deer with Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy in Greenfield, Tennessee. With nearly-perfect weather conditions that weekend, three youth participants were able to successfully harvest deer. Hunting and Fishing Academy provides engaging, hands-on instruction in the…

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Lions Fall After Three-Quarter Shut Out

LAKE COUNTY (November 13) – The Dresden Lions had a difficult game against Lake County in round two of the playoffs as they lost 26-14 Friday night. Dresden had trouble breaking past Lake County’s defense, as the Lions were unable to make a score in the first half of the game. Lake County, however, was…

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Jackets End Season with 14-12 Loss to West Carroll

  By Ron Park ron@newsleaderonline.com GREENFIELD (November 13) – After suffering their only regular season loss to West Carroll on October 30 in Atwood, the Greenfield Jackets were looking for some home-field payback Friday night in the second round of the state playoffs. But that didn’t pan out as the Jackets fell just two points…

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