Cumberland's Mike Self is the Mid-South Conference Special Teams Player of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday.
The weekly honor is the second weekly award of the season for Self -- who hit a pair of field goals and pinned Belhaven inside its own 20-yard line five times in a 41-9 win.
Lebanon High graduate Chuka Aruh scored the first goal and assisted on another in Cumberland's 3-1 win over Shawnee State in men's soccer action Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
The Bulldogs (2-4-1, 1-1-0 Mid-South) scored the first two goals of the match and got an insurance tally in the 87th minute, with Alex Marr netting his second goal of the year on a nice assist from Aruh.
LEBANON -- Sophomore Sammy Groves netted a hat trick and assisted on two other goals while Shauna Gilpin and Kaitlin Phillips each scored twice in 8th-ranked Cumberland's 10-0 victory over Shawnee State in women's soccer action Sunday at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
The Bulldogs (7-0-1, 2-0-0 Mid-South) took a while to find a groove against a very high backline for the Bears, with CU called offsides six times in the opening period.
Simmons pick seals deal for MJ
GLADEVILLE -- Tavner Simmons' leaping interception at the two-yard line preserved Mt. Juliet's 17-10 victory over Wilson Central Friday at Wildcat Stadium.
The win was the sixth in a row for the Golden Bears over their cross-country rivals and was played in front of a packed house.
Early voting in the City of Lebanon Sales Tax Referendum ended Thursday, Sept. 18 with 855 total votes recorded.
Early voting began Sept. 3 at the Wilson County Election Commission. The election will be held Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the 12 regular assigned polling places from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wilson Central hosts Mt. Juliet tonight in a key District 9AAA football game for both programs. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium.
Mt. Juliet enters tonight's contest 3-1 overall (2-0) in the district. The Golden Bears are coming off a 49-21 loss at No. 2-ranked Blackman High last week.
Lebanon High's volleyball team improved to 14-6 on the season and 6-3 in District 9AAA following Thursday night's 3-0 home win over Wilson Central. Game scores: 25-12, 25-20 and 15-13.
A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mrs. Nelson of Lebanon.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mr. McQueen, 69, of Murfreesboro. A retired Sr. Master Sgt. with the U.S. Air Force and the owner of McQueen's Electric Service, Mr. McQueen died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.
Funeral services are scheduled for 12 Noon Friday, Sept. 19 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Irby, 59, of Lebanon.
Funeral services were held Thursday morning, Sept. 18 at Sellars Funeral Home on the Baddour Parkway for Mrs. Jordan, 86, of Lebanon.
Funeral services have been set for 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Church for Mrs. Williams, 82, of Lebanon.
Born June 5, 1932 in Wilson County to the late Robert and Lilly Lee Norris Grissim, she went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
Mt. Juliet has been selected to be the site of a new hub for FedEx, a project that could bring a large number of jobs to the area.
A pedestrian was injured in Mt. Juliet after stumbling into traffic and being struck by a pickup truck.
Soph wins three-way playoff
HENDERSONVILLE -- Wilson Central High will be sending four golfers on to next week's Region 5AAA tournament after stellar performances in Monday's District 9AAA tourney at Country Hills.
Wildcat sophomore Blain Turner won a five-hole playoff with Hendersonville golfers Jacob Sherlin and Charles Seals to claim the individual district title.
Wilson County Schools Director Dr. Donna Wright told county commissioners on Monday night the system was "investigating" the seven-period schedule implemented at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year.
She explained during a follow-up interview with The Wilson Post on Tuesday that it goes "a little deeper than just investigating."
Funeral services for Mr. John Kenneth Gray will be 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Jimmy Gray officiating.
Interment with military honors will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation Thursday 2-8 PM and Friday after 10 AM at Ligon & Bobo.
Tennessee fans looked at the Oklahoma game as a measuring stick to determine just how far second year coach Butch Jones has taken this program.
The Vol Nation is hungry for success, after dismal results produced by former head coaches, Lane Kiffin and Derek Dooley.
CUNNINGHAM -- The Lebanon High School Marching Band earned the Grand Champion Award at the Indian Nation Marching Invitational held Saturday, Sept. 13 at Montgomery Central High School.
Some 13 bands from across Middle Tennessee took part with the Marching Blue Devils reaping the highest scores of the day in the music performance and general effect captions.