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Post names 2016 all-county team

Event held Jan. 14 at CU's Baird ChapelThe Wilson Post takes great pride in announcing its second annual All Wilson County Football Team. Joining with the Tyler McChurch Foundation, Cumberland University and Lebanon's Chick-f...

Post names 2016 all-county offensive team

Special awards presented to eightThe Academic Athlete Award was presented to Mt. Juliet High defensive end Aaron Weist. A converted linebacker, Weist carries a GPA of GPA and scored a 32 on the ACT. Mt. Juliet High quarterbac...

WEEKEND BOYS HOOPS --

Central downs RossviewGLADEVILLE -- Host Wilson Central held off a late Rossview run for a 58-47 win over the Hawks in Saturday's Wilson County Showcase.The Wildcats, now 11-7 overall, went 11-for-11 at the free throw line in...

WEEKEND GIRLS BASKETBALL --

BA tops Wilson CentralGLADEVILLE -- Nineteen turnovers proved to be too much to overcome Saturday afternoon as Brentwood Academy defeated Wilson Central 43-27 in the opening game of the Wilson County Showcase.The loss snapped...

All-state volleyball recognition

MJ's Wilson earns TSWA honorMt. Juliet High volleyball standout SaraGrace Wilson has been named Class AAA All-State by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association. An outside hitter for the Lady Bears, she will attend Troy Unive...


 
McCabe earns TSWA weekly honor | Sally McCabe, Mt. Juliet High, Belmont basketball, TSWA, Tennessee Sports Writers Association,
McCabe earns TSWA weekly honor | Sally McCabe, Mt. Juliet High, Belmont basketball, TSWA, Tennessee Sports Writers Association,
Sally McCabe
McCabe earns TSWA weekly honor

Former Mt. Juliet High standout
Belmont University's Sally McCabe garnered Tennessee Sports Writers Association Women's Basketball Player of the Week honors Tuesday, Jan. 110.

The Mt. Juliet High graduate averaging 15.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 5.5 blocks in a pair of victories for the Bruins.

McCabe posted 12 points, seven rebounds and four blocks in a 71-66 victory over UT Martin.

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Williams earns conference honor | Jacob Williams, Trevecca Nazarene University, basketball, Great Midwest Athletic Conference, G-MAC,
Williams earns conference honor | Jacob Williams, Trevecca Nazarene University, basketball, Great Midwest Athletic Conference, G-MAC,
Williams
Williams earns conference honor

Former Wilson Central all-stater
INDIANAPOLIS - Trevecca Nazarene University guard Jacob Williams (JR/Lebanon) was named this week's Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) Men's Basketball Athlete of the Week Monday, Jan. 9.

Williams played a large part in helping guide the Trojans to two conference victories on the road this weekend, including a thrilling overtime win Thursday at Cedarville. The two wins moved the Trojans to 5-11 overall on the season.

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All-state volleyball recognition | TSWA, 2016 all-state volleyball, Mt. Juliet High, Lady Bears, volleyball, SaraGrace Wilson, University of Troy, District 9-AAA, Tennessee Sports Writers Association,
All-state volleyball recognition

MJ's Wilson earns TSWA honor
Mt. Juliet High volleyball standout SaraGrace Wilson has been named Class AAA All-State by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.

An outside hitter for the Lady Bears, she will attend Troy University on scholarship this fall.

The senior helped lead Mt. Juliet to a record of 29-5 and the District 9-AAA regular season championship.

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Tuesday, Jan. 3 girls' hoops | Friendship Christian Lady Commanders, Watertown Tigerettes, Mt. Juliet Christian Academy Lady Saints, Ashlyn Pittman,
Tuesday, Jan. 3 girls' hoops

Goodpasture 44, Watertown 41
WATERTOWN -- Goodpasture connected on 13-of-17 fourth quarter free throws to ice a 44-41 victory at Watertown High Tuesday night.
The Lady Cougars led for most of the second half and improved to 7-5 overall / 1-0 in District 8-A.

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Tuesday, Jan. 3 boys' hoops | Watertown Purple Tigers, basketball, Seth Price, Goodpasture basketball, Friendship Christian Commanders, Hanley Sobieszczyk, Mt. Juliet Christian Academy Saints, Tennessee Heat, Tyler West, Caylor Bates,
Tuesday, Jan. 3 boys' hoops | Watertown Purple Tigers, basketball, Seth Price, Goodpasture basketball, Friendship Christian Commanders, Hanley Sobieszczyk, Mt. Juliet Christian Academy Saints, Tennessee Heat, Tyler West, Caylor Bates,
Price
Tuesday, Jan. 3 boys' hoops

Goodpasture 73, Watertown 68
WATERTOWN -- Goodpasture used a balanced scoring attack to down host Watertown 73-68 Tuesday night in the District 8-A opener for both teams.
The Cougars (11-1 / 0-1) saw three players reach double figures while Purple Tiger senior Seth Price was pretty much a one-man show.
Price drilled seven 3-pointers and finished with 36 points.

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Local boys' hoops at a glance | Friendship Christian Commanders, basketball, Lebanon High Blue Devils, Wilson Central Wildcats, Mt. Juliet Golden Bears,
Local boys' hoops at a glance | Friendship Christian Commanders, basketball, Lebanon High Blue Devils, Wilson Central Wildcats, Mt. Juliet Golden Bears,
Sobieszczyk
Local boys' hoops at a glance

FCS closes with two tourney wins
JAMESTOWN -- Friendship Christian improved to 6-7 on the season following Saturday morning's 62-48 victory over Tullahoma in the consolation bracket of the Hall's Sgt. York Southeastern Christmas Invitational.
Commander forward Hanley Sobieszczyk led all scorers with 21 points, and earned a spot on the all-tournament team.
Joe Greenwood added 12 points while Jake Blair had 11 and Zach Blair nine.

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Local girls' basketball round-up | Lady Wildcats, Wilson Central basketball, Lebanon High Devilettes, Friendship Christian Lady Commanders,
Local girls' basketball round-up | Lady Wildcats, Wilson Central basketball, Lebanon High Devilettes, Friendship Christian Lady Commanders,
Piper Elrod
Local girls' basketball round-up

WCHS remains undefeated at 16-0
NASHVILLE -- Leading 36-35 headed into the fourth quarter, Wilson Central closed out Mt. Juliet on a 20-9 run in Friday's 56-44 win over the Lady Bears in the finals of the John Overton Christmas Tournament.
The Lady Wildcats moved to 16-0 with the victory, headed into their 2017 opener -- a District 9-AAA home game Friday evening, Jan. 6 against Gallatin.
Ninth grader Lindsey Freeman paced Wilson Central with 21 points while Piper Elrod and Addison Byrd each added 13.

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Dec. 28 boys' basketball
Dec. 28 boys' basketball

Mt. Juliet 54, M.L. King 52
NASHVILLE -- J.R. Sanders connected on a 15-footer at the buzzer, lifting Mt. Juliet to a 54-52 win over Nashville's Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet in Wednesday's consolation round of the Willie Brown Memorial Tournament at Father Ryan High.

The Golden Bears improved to 8-7 with the victory, headed into a Thursday afternoon fifth place game.

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Dec. 28 girls' basketball reports
Dec. 28 girls' basketball reports

Lebanon 78, Hickman Co. 8
CENTERVILLE -- Utilizing a smothering full court press, Lebanon jumped out to a 24-0 lead and never slowed down in Wednesday's 78-8 victory over host Hickman County at the Above The Rim Invitational.
The Devilettes (8-6) moved ahead 41-2 at intermission.

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CLASS 2A ALL-STATE FOOTBALL | Rusty Staats, Seth Price, Purple Tigers, Watertown High School, TSWA, Tennessee Sports Writers Association,
CLASS 2A ALL-STATE FOOTBALL

Watertown duo earns honors
A pair of Watertown High football players have been named to the prestigious Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class 2A all-state team.

Two-way standout Rusty Staats was voted in as an offensive lineman while record-setting quarterback Seth Price was one of two signal callers named to the postseason team.

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CLASS 6A ALL-STATE FOOTBALL | D.J. Delfendahl, Adam Williams, Region 3-6A, Mt. Juliet football, Wilson Central football, TSWA, Tennessee Sports Writers Association, Mr. Football,
CLASS 6A ALL-STATE FOOTBALL

Delfendahl & Williams
A pair of Wilson County football players have been named to the prestigious Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class 6A all-state team.

Mt. Juliet High senior D.J. Delfendahl was voted in as an offensive lineman while Wilson Central specialist Adam Williams made the list as a punter.

Both players helped lead their respective teams to the TSSAA playoffs and both were Tennessee Titans Mr. Football nominees.

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Wednesday, Dec. 21 girls' hoops | John Wild, Wilson Central Lady Wildcats, 500 career wins, Lebanon High Devilettes, Watertown Tigerettes,
Wednesday, Dec. 21 girls' hoops | John Wild, Wilson Central Lady Wildcats, 500 career wins, Lebanon High Devilettes, Watertown Tigerettes,
John Wild
Wednesday, Dec. 21 girls' hoops

Wild notches 500th career victory
CLARKSVILLE -- Wilson Central's Lady Wildcats remained undefeated at 13-0 with a 50-33 victory over Cheatham County in Wednesday night's (Dec. 21) finals of the Rossview Christmas Tournament.
Addison Byrd knocked down six 3-pointers and finished with 24 to lead all scorers. Lindsey Freeman added 15 points and Piper Elrod eight.
One night earlier, WCHS head coach John Wild notched his 500th career victory as his squad topped Rossview High 36-21.

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Chuck Gentry hired at Lebanon High | Chuck Gentry, Lebanon High Blue Devils, Blue Devil football, Cookeville Cavaliers, Smith County High School, Sam Harp, Jimmy Maynord,
Chuck Gentry hired at Lebanon High | Chuck Gentry, Lebanon High Blue Devils, Blue Devil football, Cookeville Cavaliers, Smith County High School, Sam Harp, Jimmy Maynord,
Gentry
Chuck Gentry hired at Lebanon High

Veteran assistant at Cookeville & Smith Co.
Chuck Gentry will finally get the opportunity to run his own program as the 40-year old assistant has been hired as the new head football coach at Lebanon High. He takes over for Kentucky High School Hall of Fame coach Sam Harp who resigned in October after going 6-36 in four seasons at the LHS helm.

LHS Principal Scott Walters and Athletic Director Zach Martin introduced Gentry to the local media during a Wednesday, Dec. 21 press conference.

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MONDAY, DEC. 19 BOYS HOOPS - | Friendship Christian School, Commanders basketball, Bridgestone Arena, Lebanon High Blue Devils, Mt. Juliet High Golden Bears, Wilson Central Wildcats, basketball, Mt. Juliet Christian Academy Saints,
MONDAY, DEC. 19 BOYS HOOPS -

Goodpasture 70, Friendship Christian 44
NASHVILLE -- Goodpasture rode a 21-5 second quarter streak and went on to post a 70-44 victory over Friendship Christian Monday afternoon, Dec. 19 at Bridgestone Arena.
Friendship led 16-13 before Goodpasture went on its run.

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MONDAY, DEC. 19 GIRLS HOOPS -- | Lebanon Devilettes, Wilson Central Lady Wildcats, Mt. Juliet Lady Bears, Watertown Tigerettes, Friendship Christian Lady Commanders,
MONDAY, DEC. 19 GIRLS HOOPS --

Lebanon upsets tourney host
MEMPHIS -- Zyrina Neuble nailed a pair of free throws with 14 seconds remaining in regulation as Lebanon knocked off tournament host Harding Academy 44-42 Monday, Dec. 19 in the "More Than A Game" tournament.
Down 24-21 at intermission, the Devilettes clawed back and led 41-36 with 2:44 to go in the game, only to see Harding Academy tie the score at 42-all with 43 seconds left on the clock.

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