Area Sports

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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Greenfield tabs McCaleb to lead in high school baseball dugout

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Former Gleason Parks and Recreation Director Kelby McCaleb will be working on a baseball diamond again this spring. This time, McCaleb will be calling all the shots inside the dugout. McCaleb was revealed as the new Greenfield High School head baseball coach recently. McCaleb also will serve as an assistant coach…

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New MMS football coach set to lead ‘Pack’ of Panthers

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor In an essential trade between Westview High School and Martin Middle School, two coaches have (Pack)ed their bags and moved on. Kyle Pack – who served as the WHS girls’ soccer coach in 2016 – was revealed as the new Panther football coach and a physical education teacher at the school…

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W’view tabs Coleman to lead all in soccer

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Westview High School’s latest hire in the athletic realm is the first of its kind. Seth Coleman has been tabbed to coach both the boys’ and girls’ soccer teams at WHS. With the hire, Coleman becomes the first person to hold the title of head coach for both of the Charger…

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Dixon departing G’field JH diamond for full-time Ripley gig

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Greenfield Junior High’s first-ever head baseball coach is moving on. Hunter Dixon – who skippered the Yellowjackets’ through their first season as a volunteer coach in the spring – resigned his post within the program recently to become the on-faculty head baseball coach at Ripley Middle School. Dixon is essentially a…

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ALL-STATE TRACK: Winn adds more to track trophy case

KENNETH COKER Sports Editor Dresden’s most decorated track runner added more hardware to her collection on Tuesday. Lady Lion Loral Winn was twice named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s All-State Class A-AA team on Tuesday as a result of her performances at the TSSAA Class A-AA State Championship Track Meet.

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