Not-so-close escape: Vikes fire back, end Hornet threat
In the 2014 home opener, the Community Middle Vikings withstood a late-game scare by the Huntland Hornets and drove in eight runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to claim the 10-run mercy rule win, 13-3. Viking starter Jared Maupin gave Community a big leg up from the mound, retiring the first three batters faced...
Fantastic season for local teams
Two district championships. A region title. Two second-place district finishes. A runner-up region finish. And two sub-state appearances. It's been quite the year for Bedford County basketball. On Tuesday night, the last team standing finished the incredible season in the Class AA sub-state match up featuring the Cascade Champions and East Nashville Eagles...
Defeat ends dream season; Viqueens edged in Sub-State
It was a season nobody wanted to end. Just one win away from the first appearance in the TSSAA Class A tournament in school history, the Community Viqueens got just the matchup they wanted--a home showdown against the Loretto Lady Mustangs. But Community never got the offense rolling and, despite making it a close game late, suffered a season-ending 34-31 defeat...
Pepping up the Viqueens
On Friday morning, Community Middle and Elementary schools held a pep rally for the Community Viqueens' sub-state basketball game on Saturday night. During the pep rally, the students pumped up the team by chanting the "We Believe" cheer. Several of the elementary school students also brought signs to boost the spirits of the Viqueens as well. ...
For their efforts in helping the Community Viqueens clinch the 2014 Region 5-A championship, Sarah Pierce (10), Kaitlin Ensey (23), and Mercedes Huntley (34) earned All-Region honors. (T-G Photo by Chris Siers)
Viqueens roll into history; First-ever region title fuels state hopes
CROSS PLAINS -- Viqueen coach Allison Martin has a lot of fond basketball memories, both in a Community jersey and from the coach's box. But none top the Viqueens' 58-48 win over Houston County (30-2) Tuesday night to give the team the first regional title in school history...
Reaching new heights; Win sends Viqueens to region title game
CROSS PLAINS -- The Community Viqueens are sailing into uncharted territory. Fortunately for the Purple and Gold, the winds are to their liking. With Monday night's 50-44 win over the Nashville Christian Lady Eagles (24-9), Community (24-4) will play for a Region 5-A championship for the first time in school history...
Vikings' season ends in region opener
NASHVILLE -- The Community Vikings battled back from a 14-point deficit, but could not overcome the quickness and outside shooting of the Nashville Christian Eagles in a 60-55 loss Saturday night in an opening round game of the Region 5-A tournament...
Second half charge boosts Viqueens
The Community Viqueens overcame the rust of an eight-day layoff and gradually pulled away to defeat the East Robertson Lady Indians 65-32 in the opening round of the Region 5-A tournament Friday night. The win advances the Viqueens to the region semifinals against Nashville Christian on Monday night at East Robertson at 7:30...
Coach: Viqueens are ready
The Community Viqueens have made quite the run through the 2013-2014 season, culminating in a District 9-A championship a week ago. Now the Viqueens have a new battle on the horizon in the Region 5-A tournament, beginning Friday evening at 7 p.m. Community will host the No. 4 seed East Robertson Lady Indians (11-14) in the quarterfinal round of the tournament...
Post players will carry Vikes' load
The Community Vikings (18-11) made a strong finish to the 2013-2014 regular season and locked up a share of the regular season championship with the MTCS Cougars. Upon entering the District 9-A tournament, however, Community has struggled of late, falling to Fayetteville and MTCS and finishing fourth in the District 10-A tournament...
Vikings settle for 4th in 9-A
UNIONVILLE -- Usually 77 points is enough to win a high school basketball game, but it wasn't enough on Friday night as the Middle Tennessee Christian Cougars defeated the Community Vikings 81-77 in the consolation game of the District 9-A tournament...
DISTRICT QUEENS; Community blasts Forrest for 9-A Tournament crown
It's been a long time since the Community Viqueens have hung a district basketball championship banner in the gym rafters. It's been so long, in fact, that many of the current members of the Viqueen team weren't even born yet. After a 17-year drought, the Viqueens (22-4, 11-1 9-A) finally have another banner to hang...
Tigers halt Vikings in semifinals
There was upset magic in the air on Tuesday night in the District 9-A tournament. Mere hours after No. 1 MTCS fell to No. 4 Forrest, 60-40, the No. 3 Fayetteville City Tigers finished the night, clipping the No. 2 Vikings 65-60 to earn a trip to the District 9-A championship on Friday...
Viqueens earn shot at 9-A title
UNIONVILLE -- The Community Viqueens fought off a tough challenge from the Moore County Raiderettes to claim a 49-39 victory in a District 9-A tournament semifinal game Monday night. The win advances the Viqueens to the district championship against Forrest Thursday night at 7:30. The Lady Rockets defeated Middle Tennessee Christian 53-40 in the other semifinal game...
Vikings stuggle, but manage opening win
It wasn't the Community Vikings' best effort, but it was good enough to end the Huntland Hornets' season, despite a stout effort from star guard Kobe Foster. The Vikings overcame sloppy play and foul trouble to down the Hornets 62-53 in the quarterfinal round of the District 9-A tournament on Saturday evening...
Harris makes decision; Kentucky Wesleyan next stop for Viking standout
When it came time for Community Viking senior AJ Harris to decide on a college, his work began long before even the first kickoff of his senior season. Harris spent last summer attending various combines and showcases in attempt to catch the eye of an interested college...
Vikings honor seniors
During halftime of Friday night's senior night game between the Community Viqueens and MTCS, the school took time to honor the senior basketball players for their efforts and accomplishments throughout the year. (T-G Photos by Chris Siers)
Vikes try hard but Bulldogs win
COLUMBIA -- After clinching a share of the District 9-A regular season championship with a win over MTCS on Friday, the Community Vikings (17-9) stepped out of district play and faced the Columbia Academy Bulldogs (21-3) on Monday night. Though the Vikings gave it a valiant comeback effort in the second half, Community couldn't dig its way out from under a lackluster first half and fell 61-51...
Viqueens roll past Columbia Academy
COLUMBIA -- It was a take care of business kind of night for the Community Viqueens on Monday night. After clinching the District 9-A title last Friday, the Purple and Gold stepped out of district play for a tune up game against Columba Academy before the district tournament this weekend...
DOWN GOES NO. 1; Vikings grasp share of District 9-A title
There was no denying the Community Vikings on their senior night--even against top-ranked MTCS. Community (17-8, 10-2 9-A) leaned on the big play from its senior members of the team on Friday night to help knock off the No. 1 MTCS Cougars (22-3, 10-2 9-A), 59-53...