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Linda C. Brewer, 65

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11 at the First Baptist Church in Nashville for Mrs. Brewer, 65, of Mt. Juliet. A graduate of Mt. Juliet High School and Middle Tennessee State University, College of Education, she died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.

She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, First Baptist Church Nashville and First Baptist Church, Charleston, MO where she served as Sunday School teacher, associate VBS Director and Women's Ministry Bible Study mentor.


General Sports

MJ ballparks hit again

Community leaders have estimated Wednesday mornings EF-2 tornado caused a minimum of $200,000 damage to Mt. Juliets seemingly jinxed baseball / softball complex on Lebanon Road. The 13-field complex, called home by well over 100 youth teams, was all but destroyed by flood waters in May of 2010, only to bounce back bigger and stronger after a groundswell of community support.

Tye's 20 leads CU women

GEORGETOWN, Ky. Briannica Tye scored a season-high 20 points with four 3-pointers and No. 6 Cumberland used an 11-2 run late in the game to pull away for a 67-58 victory over 12th-ranked Georgetown College Thursday at Davis-Reid Alumni Gym.

Cumberland (21-1, 12-1 Mid-South) made eight 3-pointers in the contest, including six in the first half, and Tye continued her stellar play in big games, leading the Bulldogs to their eighth straight win overall.

Watertown hosts FCS tonight

One of Middle Tennessees most heated rivalries will be renewed tonight as No. 7-ranked and league leading Watertown plays host to District 8A rival Friendship Christian. Girls action will tip at 6 p.m. and if history is any indication, fans better plan on arriving early in order to snag a parking spot on campus.

Coach Matt Bradshaws Watertown Tigers enter tonights game 20-3 on the season (5-0 in 8A) after a 76-57 victory Tuesday over Jackson County. Macieo Gaines led the way with 23 points and Ethan Moss added 16.

Friendship Christian, the defending Class A state champs, comes in 6-12 overall and 3-4 in the league following a 59-44 win at Red Boiling Springs Tuesday. Allen Heaston exploded for 31 points against the Bulldogs while Anthony Williams chipped in with nine.

Williams breaks 1,000 pt. mark --
Wilson Central junior guard Jacob Williams will be recognized between games of tonight's District 9AAA twinbill with Station Camp for breaking the 1,000 point barrier. Williams scored 23 points in Tuesdays 63-55 win at Gallatin.

Heres a look at results from Tuesday night.
(girls) WCHS 49, Gallatin 39
Autumn Hopkins connected on three 3-points and finished with 19 points to help lead Wilson Central past Gallatin 49-39 Tuesday. The Lady Cats improved to 10-11 overall and 6-5 in District 9AAA play with the win.

(boys) WCHS 63, Gallatin 55
Junior guard Jacob Williams had 23 points while Blake Huffman added 15 as Wilson Central went on the road and held off Gallatin 63-55 Tuesday. The Wildcats upped their record to 18-6 overall / 8-3 in District 9AAA. Central hosts Station Camp tonight.

(girls) Station Camp 61, Lebanon 50
Lebanon dropped to 12-11 overall / 7-4 in District 9AAA following Tuesday nights 61-50 loss at Station Camp. Madison Sloan had 11, Kelsey Yarborugh and Julia Fox 10 each.

(boys) Station Camp 46, Lebanon 44 -- Station Camp scored in the final six seconds to lift the Bison to a 46-44 win over Lebanon Tuesday. Julien Crutchfield led the Blue Devils with 12 points while KeShawn Abston and DaShawn McMurray each had eight. LHS fell to 8-15 overall / 4-7 in 9AAA. Lebanon plays at Gallatin tonight.

(girls) MJ Christian 47, SAS 20
Lynnzee Ethridge had 19 and Lauren Wankel 12 in Mt. Juliet Christians 47-20 victory Tuesday at St. Andrews-Sewanee. MJCA improved to 9-12 overall / 4-5 in Division II, District 1A.

(boys) SAS 66, MJCA 61 OT
Brandon Wall had 17 points for MJ Christian in Tuesdays 66-61 overtime loss at St. Andrews-Sewanee. MJCA, now 8-14 / 2-7 in Division II, District 1A will host Donelson Christian tonight.

WC opens in State Duals today

After earning both the District 9 and Region 5 championships this season, the Wilson Central wrestling team takes an overall record of 38-2 into the State Dual Tournament this afternoon at the Williamson County Expo Center in Franklin.

The Wildcats will battle Knoxville Bearden today at 5 p.m. in the opening round. Todays winner returns to the mats later tonight against the winner of Beech vs. Ravenwood.

Tournament semifinals are set Saturday at 1 p.m. with the championship round planned for 7 p.m. Saturday.

Heres a look at Centrals starters.
106 - Caleb Berta, freshman, 3710
106 - Lane Dickeson, soph, 12-2
113 - Christian Cerrito, junior, 47-5
120 - Nick Insalaco, senior, 53-1; 33 pins
126 - Jonathan Hayes, junior, 38-15
132 - Eddie Small, junior, 48-5, 26 pins
138 - Austin Richard, junior, 52-3, 34 pins
145 - Bryson Hutchison, senior, 37-14
152 - John Davidson, junior, 35-10
160 - Jonathan Ward, senior, 3413
170 - Jacob Myers, senior, 45-8; 31 pins
182 - Perry Baltz, soph, 39-6
195 - Dillon Smith, soph, 19-11
220 - John Kramer, soph, 50-1; 39 pins
285 - Michael Vaughn, senior, 25-21

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