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PREP BASEBALL -- WC visits Lebanon tonight PREP BASEBALL -- WC visits Lebanon tonight

Bears thump Hendersonville 14-1
Lebanon High is scheduled to host Wilson Central in a District 9-AAA baseball game tonight at Brent Foster Field. The game is set for a 6:30 p.m. start.

Last night in Gladeville, Jake Lefler went 4-for-4 as Wilson Central downed Lebanon 8-4. WCHS improved to 10-11 overall / 3-4 in District 9-AAA.

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  • PREP BASEBALL -- WC visits Lebanon tonight PREP BASEBALL -- WC visits Lebanon tonight

    Bears thump Hendersonville 14-1
    Lebanon High is scheduled to host Wilson Central in a District 9-AAA baseball game tonight at Brent Foster Field. The game is set for a 6:30 p.m. start.

    Last night in Gladeville, Jake Lefler went 4-for-4 as Wilson Central downed Lebanon 8-4. WCHS improved to 10-11 overall / 3-4 in District 9-AAA.

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  • PREP SOFTBALL -- Results from Tuesday PREP SOFTBALL -- Results from Tuesday

    Mt. Juliet 12, Hendersonville 2
    MT. JULIET -- Emily Bombard ripped three of Mt. Juliet's 13 hits in a 12-2 victory over Hendersonville High Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Bears improved to 19-6 overall and 5-1 in District 9-AAA play with the win.

    Mt. Juliet took control early, scoring three runs in the first, five in the second and three more in the third inning.

    Savannah Sanders scattered four hits for the win, striking out eight to get the pitching decision.

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  • New stadium to bear Robinson name New stadium to bear Robinson name

    Without much fanfare, the Wilson County Board of Education voted 5-0 during Monday night's meeting to transfer the name "Robinson Stadium" to the football facility at the new Watertown High set to open this fall.
        
    Bill Robinson, longtime Purple Tiger coach / educator and present member of the school board, humbly abstained from voting.

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  • Bud Brandon resigns at Wilson Central Bud Brandon resigns at Wilson Central

    Sometimes you just know when the time is right.

    After having struggled with his decision for the better part of a year, Bud Brandon made it official April 10, and stepped down as coach of Wilson Central’s Lady Wildcat basketball program.

    Brandon, the only coach in the 13-year history of the WCHS program, broke the news to his team in a meeting that afternoon.

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  • CU BASEBALL -- 'Dogs fall 5-3 Tuesday CU BASEBALL -- 'Dogs fall 5-3 Tuesday

    Coleman has three hits in loss
    LEBANON -- Fifth-ranked Georgia Gwinnett took advantage of seven walks, plating a pair of runs in the third and sixth innings in a 5-3 victory over Cumberland Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.

    The Bulldogs (26-16) dropped their second straight contest in their next-to-last non-conference game of the season. Senior Ricky Coleman posted three of the club’s seven hits in the game, including a homer, as three Grizzlies (37-6) hurlers stranded six runners and struck out three.

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CU BASEBALL -- 'Dogs fall 5-3 Tuesday
CU BASEBALL -- 'Dogs fall 5-3 Tuesday
Ricky Coleman
CU BASEBALL -- 'Dogs fall 5-3 Tuesday

Coleman has three hits in loss
LEBANON -- Fifth-ranked Georgia Gwinnett took advantage of seven walks, plating a pair of runs in the third and sixth innings in a 5-3 victory over Cumberland Tuesday at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.

The Bulldogs (26-16) dropped their second straight contest in their next-to-last non-conference game of the season. Senior Ricky Coleman posted three of the club’s seven hits in the game, including a homer, as three Grizzlies (37-6) hurlers stranded six runners and struck out three.

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PREP SOFTBALL -- Busy day on tap locally
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MJ's Sally McCabe named All-State
MJ's Sally McCabe named All-State
Sally McCabe
MJ's Sally McCabe named All-State

Mt. Juliet High School basketball standout Sally McCabe was named Class AAA all-state Tuesday by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.

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MJCA hires Davis to coach football
MJCA hires Davis to coach football
Christensen and Davis
MJCA hires Davis to coach football

Mt. Juliet Christian Academy introduced Pearl-Cohn assistant Dan Davis as the new head coach of the Saints' football program in a press conference Monday, April 7 in the Stilts Sportsplex.

Davis, 39, is a native of Milwaukee, Wis., and played college football at Tennessee State University.

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PREP BASEBALL -- Thursday, April 3 results

FCS sweeps Marion County
LEBANON -- Friendship Christian's baseball team improved to 8-8 on the season following Thursday's doubleheader sweep of visiting Macon County.

The Commanders won the opener 5-2, then took the nightcap 7-1, pushing their winning streak to six consecutive games.

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PREP SOFTBALL -- Friendship 3, Lebanon 2

Friendship Christian's softball team improved to 13-6 on the season with a tight 3-2 win over Lebanon Thursday afternoon on the FCS campus. 

The Lady Commanders broke open a 2-all tie in the bottom of the fifth inning as Kelsi Dickey beat out an infield single to score Taylor Patterson from third.

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PREP SOCCER -- SC tops Central on PK's

GLADEVILLE -- Station Camp outlasted Wilson Central on penalty kicks 6-5 in a District 9-AAA soccer match Tuesday, April 1 at WCHS.

The contest was tied at 1-1 at the end of regulation as Wildcat Houston Comer scored on a penalty kick late in the first half.

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PREP SOFTBALL -- Central tops LHS 9-5

GLADEVILLE -- Taking control early with four runs in the bottom of the first, Wilson Central went on to record a 9-5 home win over District 9-AAA rival Lebanon Tuesday.

The Lady Wildcats banged out a season-high 15 hits, improving to 11-12 overall, 2-1 in the district. LHS fell to 9-6 overall, 1-2 in 9-AAA.

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CU BASEBALL -- 'Dogs pound Bethel 17-5
CU BASEBALL -- 'Dogs pound Bethel 17-5
Brady North
CU BASEBALL -- 'Dogs pound Bethel 17-5

North slam ends game in 8th inning
LEBANON -- Brady North's grand slam ended the game in the eighth and Sam Lind kept up his hot hitting, as Cumberland run-ruled Bethel University 17-7 Tuesday at Stockton Field.

The Bulldogs (24-14) jumped out early with five runs in the first, including a two-run homer from Sam Lind and a two-run single by Bryan Haney, and added two runs in both the second and third innings. But then the home team went scoreless for four frames, stranding just three total runners in the four innings.

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PREP BASEBALL -- April 1 results
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PREP VOLLEYBALL -- Stephens hired at FCS
PREP VOLLEYBALL -- Stephens hired at FCS
Stephens
PREP VOLLEYBALL -- Stephens hired at FCS

REPLACES RANDY ALLEY --
John Stephens, founder of the Airborne Volleyball club program and junior varsity coach at Lebanon High was announced Monday as the new head coach at Friendship Christian School.

Stephens replaces Randy Alley who led the Lady Commanders to back-to-back State Championships in 2011 and 2012 and was twice named Coach of the Year by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association. Alley, head coach at FCS for the past three seasons, resigned late last year.

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CU SOFTBALL - Rally produces sweep

LEBANON -- The Cumberland softball team scored four times in the bottom of the seventh to erase a three-run deficit in Sunday's a 5-4 victory in game two of a doubleheader sweep of Virginia Intermont at the CU Softball Field.

The Bulldogs (20-9-1) scored five runs in the fifth inning of game one during a 5-2 win, capped by a two run home run from Shawnee Kirk, part of a four-hit, three-RBI day for the senior.

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CU BASEBALL - 'Dogs split at LWU

COLUMBIA, KY -- After rain canceled Saturday's first game of the series, Cumberland managed a split with Mid-South Conference foe Lindsey Wilson Sunday afternoon at Egnew Field.

Ricky Coleman’s two-run single in the 10th inning gave Cumberland a 5-3 victory in the opener but Alex Bautista’s three-run homer in the first put Lindsey Wilson ahead early and Derek Shugart’s two-run triple in the sixth provided insurance in an 8-4 LWC win in the second contest.

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PREP SOFTBALL -- Games of March 27

Lebanon 3, Cookeville 2
LEBANON -- Kaitlin Eakes drilled a booming double to drive in Megan Brown with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh as the Lady Devils' pulled out a 3-2 home win over Cookeville Thursday.

LHS improved to 7-4 on the season as Kasey Squires picked up the pitching decision. Squires scattered 10 hits, struck out one and walked one.

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PREP BASEBALL -- Games of March 27

MJ Christian 15, Stratford 13
NASHVILLE -- Mt. Juliet Christian Acdemy held on for a wild 15-13 victory at Stratford High Thursday afternoon.

Pounding out 11 hits, the Saints improved to 5-5 on the season, and took advantage of seven Stratford errors.

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