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Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Cascade Athletics

No. 1 CPA challenges Champs on senior night (10/30/14)
The Cascade Champions have a tough task on senior night Friday. The top-ranked CPA Lions (9-0, 4-0 12-AA) are slated to invade the Stable to finish out the final week of the 2014 regular season. Approaching Friday night, Champion coach Jake Tyre says his team is going into it with the mindset it's just another game on the schedule...
Parker's first catch wins game for Champs (10/26/14)
Junior Brady Parker hadn't caught a pass all season--until Friday night. But the one catch he made on Friday night might be the biggest catch anyone in a Champion uniform has made all year. On fourth and long with 1:28 to go, the Champions (4-5) were trailing the Jo Byrns Red Devils (3-6), 12-7...
Champions must win to reach playoffs (10/23/14)
It's been nearly a month since the Cascade Champions claimed their last victory. With just two weeks left in the 2014 season, the Champions need to knock off the Jo Byrns Red Devils on Friday night in order to keep their playoff chances alive. "It's huge for playoffs and for the kids' morale. If we win Friday it puts us in a position to make the playoffs," said Champion coach Jake Tyre...
Cascade High hosts 'Pink Out' game Friday (10/22/14)
It's pink out time in Tennessee! This fall 37 high schools across Tennessee are trading their traditional school colors for the pink jerseys of the fight against breast cancer. One of those is Cascade High School. The Champions are hosting Pink Out Night this Friday at 7 p.m. against Jo Byrns. Pink Out Night is sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance of Tennessee, and all proceeds go to the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer...
Two bad quarters equal 1 loss (10/19/14)
FRANKLIN -- Champion coach Jake Tyre was happy with how his team started each of the first and second halves at Page on Friday night. But his team ran into a slew of problems in the second and fourth quarters and ultimately dropped another district loss to the Patriots, 42-13...
Rested Champs are healthy again (10/16/14)
After falling to Marshall County, 50-19, two weeks ago, the Cascade Champions were tired, battered and bruised. Coming at a prime time in the schedule, last week's bye week for the Champions (3-4, 0-3 12-AA) was just what the doctor ordered, according to head coach Jake Tyre...
Rebelettes hand Cascade 2-0 loss (10/08/14)
The Franklin County Rebelettes spoiled senior night for the Cascade Lady Champions on Thursday with a 2-0 win. A pair of goals by Franklin County juniors Cheyenne Christian and Summer Stines proved to be enough to lift the visitors to the win. After a scoreless first half, Stines broke through with 26:15 left in regulation, with Christian adding the insurance goal barely 30 seconds later...
Marshall Co. too powerful for Champs (10/05/14)
LEWISBURG -- Going into Friday night's District 12-AA game at Marshall County, Cascade coach Jake Tyre knew his team would be put to their toughest task of the season--playing one of the hottest 4A teams in the state. While the effort was here for a full four quarters, Cascade (3-4, 0-3 12-AA) just couldn't overcome the sheer athleticism of the Tigers (6-1, 3-0 12-AA) and fell 50-19...
Champs want to tame Tigers (10/02/14)
The Cascade Champions (3-3, 0-2 12-AA) have a tall order to fill come Friday night. The Champions will travel to Lewisburg to face a red-hot Marshall County Tiger team that currently sits with a 5-1 overall record and a 2-0 start to the 12-AA campaign...
Champs revive, stop Raiders (09/28/14)
LYNCHBURG -- Another slow start for Cascade couldn't slow down its high-powered offense on Friday night in Lynchburg. The Champions gashed Moore County for 452 total yards and rolled to a 36-26 win over the Raiders, putting Cascade back at .500 on the season...
LADY CHAMPS FALL (09/26/14)
Gordon finishes 10th in state; Cascade's Huff wraps up solid junior year in tourney (09/25/14)
MANCHESTER -- On Wednesday afternoon, Cascade High School golfers Chad Gordon and Tyler Huff wrapped up a solid 2014 season in Day 2 of the TSSAA Class A/AA state tournament. For the fourth-consecutive year, Cascade was represented at the state's top golf competition...
Champs expecting 'slugfest' (09/25/14)
There's a deep-seeded rivalry between the Cascade Champions (2-3) and the Moore County Raiders (3-2). As former-district rivals, Champion coach Jake Tyre expects Friday night's game to live up to the rivalry of old. "It's going to be a good game. It's going to be a slugfest. This is probably our longest rivalry. They're a pretty good team. It's going to be a hard fought game," Tyre said...
Gordon makes State-ment in tourney's opening round (09/24/14)
MANCHESTER -- Cascade Champion senior Chad Gordon and junior Tyler Huff participated in their first round of the Class A/AA state golf tournament on Tuesday afternoon at Willowbrook Golf Course in Manchester. Gordon finished Round 1 of his state tournament with a 75--good enough to tie for eighth overall...
Cascade golfers compete in state tournament (09/23/14)
Champs fall, but scare Bobcats (09/21/14)
PULASKI -- Cascade coach Jake Tyre isn't one for moral victories. Although his team fell 38-24 on Friday night at Giles County, Tyre was pleased with how his competed and put forth one of the best efforts so far this season. "That was probably the best half of football we've played all year. These kids were clicking in the first half. We gave it everything we had. It was just a hard-fought game," said Champion coach Jake Tyre...
Champs chase 12-AA win as road run begins (09/18/14)
The Cascade Champions (2-2, 0-1 12-AA) are hungry for a district win. Not only are they hungry for a win, but they need a win to kick off the first of four upcoming road games--none of which look to be a walk in the park. Cascade's first road test begins Friday against the Giles County Bobcats (2-2, 0-1 12-AA) in Pulaski...
Two Champs reach state; Gordon, Huff earn berths (09/16/14)
BURNS -- For the fourth consecutive year, the Cascade Champions will be represented at the TSSAA Class A/AA State Golf Tournament. While not able to defeat state power CPA as a team, Cascade saw Tyler Huff advance for the second year in a row, and Chad Gordon make a return trip to the tournament after missing the cut last year...
Central claims pair of cross country victories (09/16/14)
In Monday's Community Invitational Cross Country meet, the Shelbyville Central Golden Eagles were able to claim a pair of team victories, with the Eagles posting a team score of 27 for the win, while the Eaglettes claimed an eight-point win over Moore County with a 32...
Champs survive determined Vikings (09/14/14)
Anytime Cascade and Community meet--no matter the sport--fans are sure to get their money's worth. Friday night's rivalry game was no exception. The Community Vikings (0-4) were able to strike quick and build a sizable lead, but in the end, couldn't hold off a furious rally by the Champions (2-2) and fell, 42-28...
RIVALS CLASH; But this year, both teams' primary focus is just trying to claim a sorely-needed win (09/11/14)
Flashback two years ago--Cascade vs. Community at The Stable. In a game that saw the two former district rivals go blow for blow against one another, the Champions were able to outlast their rivals with a 28-26 win. Last year, Community once again stood toe-to-toe with the Champions, disrupted the run game and gave another scare, but again fell short in the second half and dropped a 28-0 decision...
Spring Hill too much for Lady Champs (09/10/14)
It was a rough district showdown for the Cascade Lady Champions on Tuesday evening. Hosting a talented Spring Hill squad, the Lady Champs just couldn't contain the speedy Lady Raiders and fell, 6-1. For much of the first half, the Lady Champions were able to hold their ground against a relentless Spring Hill offense that dominated time of possession...
Cascade earns region berths (09/09/14)
LAWRENCEBURG -- Cascade golf coach Chad Spencer has coached a lot of successful players over the past few years. This year has been no different. On Monday at Lawrence County Country Club, both the Champions and Lady Champions punched their tickets to the upcoming region match at Montgomery Bell Golf Course...
Champs outrun Vikes (09/09/14)
The Cascade Champion cross country team claimed a 24-32 win over Community on Monday afternoon in a dual-team race, held at Cascade. Logan Baldwin won the race for the Champions, crossing the finish line in 20:24. In the girls race, Bailey Sudduth claimed the victory with a finish time of 26:45...
Champs can't cash in on chances, fall to Raiders (09/07/14)
SPRING HILL -- Call it a "could-have-won" or perhaps a "should-have-won" District 12-AA opener for the Cascade Champions (1-2, 0-1 12-AA). The Champions had their chances on Friday night, but just couldn't quite get over the hump and suffered a 24-20 loss to Spring Hill (3-0, 1-0 12-AA)...