Area Sports

Yellowjackets create playoff buzz with win over Gleason

KENNETH COKER Sport Editor Greenfield High School is in unchartered waters. The Yellowjacket football team bested Gleason 40-8 on Friday to claim the team’s fourth triumph of the win and its third victory in a row. Prior to Friday evening, Greenfield’s last three-game winning streak took place in 2008 as did its last four-win season.…

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Westview soccer in region title game, sectional after Memphis forfeit

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor The Westview girls’ soccer team is in the regional championship match and the sectional round of the postseason without ever stepping on the field. The Lady Chargers received a free berth into the Region 7A title contest after its scheduled opponent (Memphis area team Douglass) forfeited the semifinal match. W’view’s 7A…

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Dresden silences Rebel yell

Dresden took Obion Central to the ground and took the Rebels down on Friday night. Lion quarterback Drake Yates carried 27 times for 192 yards with a touchdown tote included as the Weakley Countians claimed their second triumph in a row. In addition to Yates, Dresden had Ricco Taylor with a touchdown run and 33…

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Scrappy Gleason defeats Vikings

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor For the second time in as many weeks Humboldt was part of a first for a Weakley County team. Gleason put forth a scrappy team effort on Friday evening en route to a 24-21 triumph on homecoming night over the Vikings to secure the program’s first-ever win against the Gibson Countians.…

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Lion Turnbow breaks out against Junior Bulldogs

SARA RACHELS Enterprise Correspondent Gleason Junior High and Dresden Middle School matched pace early, but Chandler Turnbow titled the scales in the Lions’ favor en route to a victory. Dresden scored first and Gleason soon put up a touchdown of its own, but the lions reeled off 34 unanswered points for a 42-6 win at…

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Dresden downed by talented Tide team

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor This time around, it was Trenton’s time to shine. The Golden Tide – which Dresden defeated twice a year ago en route to the Class A state football championship – worked a defensive plan of minimizing the impact of Lion quarterback Drake Yates and running back Hudson Nanney well en route…

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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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