Today is Sunday, March 26, 2017
CU BASKETBALL -- NAIA honors Holt, Jr.

Honorable mention All-America -- Cumberland junior Diondrey Holt, Jr., earned Honorable Mention All-America accolades Thursday, as announced by the national office. Players were selected by the NAIA-Men's Basketball Coaches A...

CU HOOPS -- Bowers nets NAIA honor

Third team All-America --The 2017 NAIA Division I Women's Basketball All-America Team was released Thursday afternoon and Cumberland's Nicole Bowers landed a spot on the third team. A graduate of Nashville's Hillsboro High, s...

District 9-AAA tennis --

Central sweeps LHS Wednesday -- LEBANON -- The Wilson Central tennis teams swept a pair of District 9-AAA matches from host Lebanon High Wednesday afternoon at the Boyd-Rushing Courts. The Wildcats claimed a hard-fought 4-3 w...

BASEBALL -- Lebanon blanks MJCA

WCIT opens Thursday, March 23LEBANON -- Lebanon High tuned up for the annual Wilson County Invitational with an 8-0 victory over Mt. Juliet Christian Academy Wednesday, March 22 at Brent Foster Field. Blue Devil pitchers Evan...

BASEBALL -- MJHS, FCS post wins

Pitching dominates in three victoriesNASHVILLE -- Waiting out an extended delay due to lightning and rain, three Mt. Juliet pitchers combined to strike out 17 in a Monday, March 20 7-0 win over Portland at Vanderbilt's Hawkin...


 
BASEBALL -- MJHS, FCS post wins | Justin Seagraves, Aaron Brown, Friendship Christian baseball, Mt. Juliet baseball, Hawkins Field, The King's Academy, no-hitter,
BASEBALL -- MJHS, FCS post wins

Pitching dominates in three victories
NASHVILLE -- Waiting out an extended delay due to lightning and rain, three Mt. Juliet pitchers combined to strike out 17 in a Monday, March 20 7-0 win over Portland at Vanderbilt's Hawkins Field.

Starter Aaron Brown along with relievers Sean Hunley and Ethan Smith pitched a two-hit shutout as the Bears improved to 3-2 on the season. Brown struck out nine of the 10 batters he faced in three innings.

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SOFTBALL -- WCHS stands 6-3 | Wilson Central softball, District 9-AAA, Eboni Jordan, Drakes Creek Park, Commando Classic, Lady Wildcats,
SOFTBALL -- WCHS stands 6-3

Lady 'Cats to host classic games
Wilson Central's softball team will take a record of 6-3 into Thursday's first home game of the 2017 season as they serve as a satellite site for the 23rd annual Southern Warrior Classic.

The Lady Wildcats will play Tullahoma at 4 p.m. followed by an 8 p.m. game versus Silver Creek, Ind.

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COLLEGE SOFTBALL -- Aubuchon earns honor | Sarah Aubuchon, Centre College softball, Southern Athletic Association, NCAA Division III, Lebanon High softball, District 9-AAA,
COLLEGE SOFTBALL -- Aubuchon earns honor | Sarah Aubuchon, Centre College softball, Southern Athletic Association, NCAA Division III, Lebanon High softball, District 9-AAA,
Aubuchon
COLLEGE SOFTBALL -- Aubuchon earns honor

Freshman infielder at Centre
DANVILLE, KY -- Centre College freshman and 2016 Lebanon High graduate Sarah Aubuchon was named Southern Athletic Association Player of the Week for games played through Mar. 12.

Aubuchon went 8-19 from the plate in six games for the Colonels last week, including three doubles, one triple and a grand slam that marked the first home run of her collegiate career.

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HOOPS -- Dowell earns JC all-region | Jameka Dowell, Highland Community College, Lebanon High Devilettes, NJCAA,
HOOPS -- Dowell earns JC all-region | Jameka Dowell, Highland Community College, Lebanon High Devilettes, NJCAA,
Dowell
HOOPS -- Dowell earns JC all-region

Former Lebanon High standout
HIGHLAND, KS -- Lebanon High graduate Jameka Dowell (Class of 2015) has been named first team All-Region NJCAA Region VI for her play this season with Highland Community College.

Dowell, a 5-8 guard, knocked down 44.6 percent of her shots from the field and connected on 30.5 percent of her 3-point attempts.

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FOOTBALL -- Williams flips commitment | Adam Williams, University of Memphis,
FOOTBALL -- Williams flips commitment | Adam Williams, University of Memphis,
Williams
FOOTBALL -- Williams flips commitment

Will walk on at Memphis
After several weeks of soul searching, Wilson Central's all-state punter Adam Williams has changed his mind about walking on at Tennessee.

The 6-5, 210-pound Williams has decided to enroll at the University of Memphis this fall as a preferred walk on.

Williams made his decision public via his Twitter account over the weekend.

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WCHS SPRING BREAK BASEBALL -- | Kissimmee, ESPN Wide World of Sports, Wilson Central baseball, Ryan Hill, Anthony Franklin,
WCHS SPRING BREAK BASEBALL --

Wilson Central stands 2-1
KISSIMMEE, FL -- Wilson Central's baseball team is off to a 2-1 start at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.

WCHS opened play Monday, March 13 with a 6-0 victory over TMI-Episcopal (TX) as Wildcat hitters pounded out 10 hits in support of winning pitcher Ryan Hill. Hill threw a seven-inning two-hitter, striking out five with no walks.

Mason Mobley, Chase Ford and Ethan Shelton each had two hits.

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MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS -- | Sean Redmond, Winfree Bryant Middle School, soccer, Aviators, Southside Saints, Josh Mangrum, Cody Jeanneret, Jorge Montez, Diago Esparza, Zander Alexis, Mt. Juliet Christian Academy, Russell Prater, Evan Davis, Tanner Hollingsworth, middle school baseball, Billie Friel Field,
MIDDLE SCHOOL SPORTS --

WBMS 6, Southside 1
Winfree Bryant scored a 6-1 soccer victory over Southside Monday evening, March 13 as Sean Redmond accounted for five goals.
The Aviators led 2-0 at half with goals from Redmond and Jorge Montez -- off free kick.
The Saints did not muster a shot in the first half.

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REPEAT HONOREE -- Austin Krajnak | Austin Krajnak, Cumberland University baseball, Phoenix, Mid-South Conference,
REPEAT HONOREE -- Austin Krajnak | Austin Krajnak, Cumberland University baseball, Phoenix, Mid-South Conference,
Krajnak
REPEAT HONOREE -- Austin Krajnak

Takes MSC weekly award again --
Cumberland's Austin Krajnak repeated as the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week award winner on Monday, batting .476 with four home runs and nine RBIs in seven games for the Phoenix.

The Little Elm, Texas, native belted home runs in all three games of the weekend series against Georgetown College, including a game-winning two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth in the second game of the series.

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SPRING SPORTS UPDATE -- | Gulf Coast Classic, Mt. Juliet Christian Academy, Mt. Juliet High baseball, Watertown baseball, Wilson Central baseball, Friendship Christian baseball, Wide World of Sports Complex,
SPRING SPORTS UPDATE --

Softball, baseball reports
Cold, damp conditions caused the cancellation of several scheduled season-opening games Monday involving Wilson County prep softball and baseball teams.
Friendship Christian's late afternoon encounter at home versus Father Ryan High was postponed with no make-up date set.
Lebanon High's season-opener against Hendersonville High at Drakes Creek Park was also put on hold, with no make-up date scheduled.

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PREP FOOTBALL -- Zac White moving to MJHS | Zac White, Dan Winfree, Trey Perry, Mt. Juliet High football, Golden Bears, Wilson Central High School, offensive coordinator,
PREP FOOTBALL -- Zac White moving to MJHS | Zac White, Dan Winfree, Trey Perry, Mt. Juliet High football, Golden Bears, Wilson Central High School, offensive coordinator,
Zac White
PREP FOOTBALL -- Zac White moving to MJHS

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.

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FOOTBALL -- CU sets spring practice | Cumberland University football, Phoenix football, Kris Parker, Dezmon Huntley, Donnie Suber, Nokes-Lasater Field, Steve Wampler,
FOOTBALL -- CU sets spring practice | Cumberland University football, Phoenix football, Kris Parker, Dezmon Huntley, Donnie Suber, Nokes-Lasater Field, Steve Wampler,
Suber
FOOTBALL -- CU sets spring practice

Spring game planned April 7
LEBANON -- Cumberland football will begin spring practice on Wednesday, March 15, the first of 15 practices, and will conclude the month-long session with a spring game on Friday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field.

Head coach Donnie Suber and the Phoenix return over 100 players from last year's squad, including 43 letterwinners.

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CU BASEBALL -- Schedule update | Cumberland University baseball, Mid-South Conference, Phoenix baseball, Woody Hunt, Stockton Field, Jason Wullenwaber, Kevin Connolly, Austin Krajnak,
CU BASEBALL -- Schedule update

Campbellsville series moved up
Cumberland's baseball series this weekend at Campbellsville University has shifted up a day because of snow and rain in the forecast on Saturday.

The Phoenix and Tigers will now play a doubleheader Thursday and a single game Friday at HIG Field.

Thursday's doubleheader begins at 12:30 p.m. Central Time and Friday's single game also starts at 12:30 p.m. CT.

Forecasts call for a 90 percent chance of rain and snow and 31-degree temperatures on Saturday in Campbellsville.

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LOCAL HOOPS -- Indy 56, MJHS 47 | Issac Stephens, JR Sanders, Mt. Juliet Golden Bears, Independence Eagles, TSSAA Class AAA Sectional,
LOCAL HOOPS -- Indy 56, MJHS 47

Bears fall in Class AAA Sectional
THOMPSONS STATION -- Independence connected on 15-of-16 fourth quarter free throws to down Mt. Juliet 56-47 in the Class AAA Sectional Monday, March 6.

With the victory, the Eagles earned the first trip to the BlueCross Championships in the history of the program, improving to 23-10 on the season.
Coach Troy Allen's squad wrapped up the season 23-11.

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Middle School sports reports | Carroll Oakland, Walter J. Baird Middle School, Tuckers Crossroads, Mt. Juliet Christian Academy,
Middle School sports reports

Soccer: WBMS 5, Portland 2
LEBANON -- Winfree Bryant Middle School's soccer team opened the 2017 Monday, March 6 with a 5-2 home win over Portland.
Sixth grader Sean Redmond produced a hat trick with three goals.
Margarito Rosales and Jorge Montes each added solo goals.
UP NEXT -- The Aviators are scheduled to play at Portland Thursday, March 9.

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CU TENNIS -- Kalkhoff resigns | Norman Kalkhoff, Mitch Walters, Cumberland University Phoenix, tennis,
CU TENNIS -- Kalkhoff resigns

Waters takes interim post
Cumberland Director of Athletics Ron Pavan announced the resignation of tennis coach Norman Kalkhoff for personal reasons, effective immediately.

Assistant Athletic Director Mitch Walters will take over as interim coach with help from graduate assistant and former All-American Angelica Sepulveda.

Kalkhoff, a former head coach at the University of the South and Battle Ground Academy, joined the Cumberland program in November 2016.

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