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General News

C-O v-ball to 'Dig Pink" Sept. 8

The Carroll Oakland volleyball team will be hosting a Dig Pink night Thursday, Sept 8 beginning at 4:30 vs. West Wilson Middle School.

Dig Pink is a movement among Volleyball teams, both school and club organizations, to raise awareness and funds for cancer research.

Most schools do a Pink October, but with the Wilson County Volleyball Association ending its season at the end of September, Carroll Oakland has chosen to participate during the month of September.

We have chosen to support Sherrys Run this year with our Dig Pink night, said
coach John Stephens.

Attendees to the Sept. 8 game will have the opportunity to make donations directly to Sherrys Run.

We ask that all checks be made out directly to Sherrys Run. The Carroll Oakland cheerleaders will be taking donations at the door and several lucky members of the crowd will go home with Sherrys Run T-shirts, Stephens said.

C-O won the Silver Division of the Mule Town Classic hosted by Spring Hill Middle School the weekend of Aug. 26 and 27.

Team members include, front, from left: Jessica Rowland, Carlie Fox, Brianna Nagelhout, and Kayla Rodrigues. Back: Ashlyn Bell, Shelby Jones, Addison Byrd, Kendra Brown, Amanda Greene, Bailey Sells, Makayla Crowder, Taylor Black and Destinee Magley.

From Post staff reports

Dawg Dash 5K set Oct. 1

LEBANON -- Cumberland University will hold its seconnd annual Dawg Dash 5k Walk/Run Saturday, October 1 on the CU campus. Registration begins at 7 a.m. with the run starting at 8:30 a.m.

Members of the community, as well as alumni and friends, are encouraged to participate in the run/walk benefiting scholarships for deserving Cumberland University students.

The entry fees are $15 for CU students and children 8-18; $20 for everyone else age 19 and over.

Meredith McDowell, Cumberlands coordinator for this event says, last year more than 75 alumni and friends had a great time participating in our inaugural run and we are hoping for an even bigger turnout in support of our students.

Anyone interested in participating in the Dawg Dash can register by visiting and searching for Cumberland University or contact Meredith McDowell, Alumni Relations Coordinator, at 615-547-1253 or


General Sports

Apple is RTA's Player of the Week

Lebanon High School running back Juicy Apple has been named the Music City Star Game-Day Express Player of the Week in Wilson County for Week One.

Apple had 10 carries for 136 yards rushing and two touchdowns and four receptions for an additional 62 yards in Lebanons 41-27 victory at Franklin County High Friday, Aug. 26. Apple is coached by Troy Crane.

Honorable mentions for WeekOne are Caleb Hopkins of Mt. Juliet High School and Jacob Moose Wood of Wilson Central High School.

Each week during the high school football season, the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) recognizes a football player of the week among the four public high schools in Wilson County: Lebanon High School, Mt. Juliet High School, Watertown High School and Wilson Central High School.

Game-Day Express, the RTAs Music City Star train service to Riverfront Station for Tennessee NFL home games at L.P. Field, will operate again for the 2011 season and begin with the Sept. 18 game against the Baltimore Ravens.

New this year, customers can receive a 20 percent savings on Game-Day Express tickets if they purchase single-game tickets online at between Aug. 1 and Sept. 11. During this time, tickets are available online for $12 instead of the regular $15 advance purchase price. Cost is $20 for a game-day purchase on the train.

WCVA posts standings at halfway mark

Wilson County Volleyball Association has completed the first half of its season.
Here are the standings at the halfway point:

West Wilson 8-1
Tuckers Crossroads 8-1
Carroll Oakland 7-2
Mt Juliet Middle 7-3
Friendship Christian 5-5
Southside 4-5
Mt. Juliet Christian 4-7
Winfree Bryant 3-6
Watertown 1-8
Walter J Baird 0-9

Junior varsity
West Wilson 9-0
Tuckers Crossroads 8-1
Mt Juliet middle 8-2
Friendship Christian 7-3
Carroll Oakland 4-5
Winfree Bryant 4-5
Southside 3-6
Walter J Baird 3-6
Mt Juliet Christian 0-10
Watertown 0-8

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