Wilson Central offensive coordinator
After seven seasons on the coaching staff at Wilson Central High, former Mt. Juliet High quarterback Zac White is going home.
White, who played under center for former MJHS head coach Dan Winfree, has accepted a spot on Trey Perry's staff and is slated to be the offensive coordinator.
A 2003 MJHS graduate, White will replace Jonathan Parks who recently married and is seeking a coaching position near his new home.
VOLLEYBALL -- LHS defeats Hendersonville
LEBANON -- Down 5-0 in the first set, Lebanon mounted a stirring comeback and defeated Hendersonville High 3-1 Tuesday in the District 9-AAA volleyball opener for both teams.
Game scores: 25-23, 25-19, 23-25 and 25-18.
Tyler Brown resigns after one season
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central High is in the process of searching for a new boys basketball coach in the wake of Tyler Brown's sudden resignation Monday evening.
WCHS Athletic Director Chip Bevis confirmed Brown's resignation Tuesday, saying, "he called me (Monday) yesterday and told me he is resigning.
"The assistant coaches will continue with everything the team has scheduled for the summer and we will post the job opening as soon as possible."
Repeat selection by TSWA
Wilson Central's record-setting Kendall Spray was announced Thursday morning as a repeat selection to the Class AAA All-State basketball team.
Spray, who set both national and TSSAA records for her three-point shooting prowess, led the Lady Wildcats to a record of 33-1 along with both District 9-AAA and Region 5-AAA championships.
NCAA Division II program
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central track & field athlete Braidon Miller signed a National Letter of Intent last week with King University, an NCAA Division II program in Bristol.
Miller, the WCHS record holder in both the shot and discus, won both events earlier last week in the District 9-AAA championships and qualified for the Class AAA Spring Fling in 2015.
In 2015, The Cumberland University Board of Trust named Dr. Paul C. Stumb IV as the 26th president in the school's 174-year history. The appointment came after an extensive nationwide search.
You could say her young hopeful heart exploded - then began to grow with love for others and understanding.
It didn't grow slowly. It had a growth spurt. It's about compassion for others.
Spray to UTM; Eakes to UNA
GLADEVILLE -- Two Wilson Central senior athletes signed NCAA National Letters of Intent Wednesday to continue their careers at the college level.
Basketball player Kendall Spray signed with the University of Tennessee at Martin and slugging softball player Katie Eakes signed with the University of North Alabama. Both signed their paperwork in the school gym in front of dozens of friends and family members.
Tigerettes assured of regional berth
GORDONSVILLE -- Watertown's volleyball team locked up a berth in next week's Region 4-A tournament by sweeping a pair of games Tuesday in the District 8-A tournament.
Coach Brandy Holcomb's squad (19-9 overall) is scheduled to play top-seeded Goodpasture 6 p.m. Thursday for the district title at Gordonsville High.
Thursday night results --
GLADEVILLE -- Mt. Juliet High's volleyball team improved to 5-8 overall and 2-3 in District 9-AAA following Thursday night's 3-1 win at Wilson Central.
Game scores: 11-25, 27-25, 28-26 and 25-22.
Tavie Bell paced the Lady Bears with 14 kills while Amber Ehrhart had 20 assists and a pair of service aces. Cassidy Harris contributed with eight blocks and 11 digs.
Sarai Gal-Chis received the surprise of a lifetime when she visited her longtime boyfriend in West Palm Beach, Florida, this summer.
Wilson County Schools Director Dr. Donna Wright announced to the faculties and staff Tuesday afternoon four new principals at the following schools: Lebanon High, Wilson Central High, Tuckers Crossroads Elementary and West Elementary.
Changes are coming to two Wilson County high schools this spring.
WCHS football golf tourney --
Wilson Central High's Quarterback Club is hosting a fund-raising golf scramble Saturday, April 11 at the Pine Creek Golf Course. A 1:30 p.m. shotgun start is planned and includes a dinner catered by Corky's Barbeque. Entry fee is $85 for singles, $300 for a four-member team. proceeds benefit WCHS football.
For registration information, please visit www.catsqbclub.com/golf/
Wildcats take on Germantown Houston --
Wilson Central's wrestling team will take on Germantown Houston Friday afternoon in a first round match of the Class AAA State Duals.
Action is set for 5:30 p.m. at the Williamson County Expo Center in Franklin as the Wildcats make a fourth consecutive trip to the state duals.
Additional Wilson Central High School students have been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct and vandalism following an ongoing investigation by the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department – bringing up the number of students charged to 16.
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