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Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

Community Athletics

Primm signs with Vol State (04/16/14)
Four years ago, the thought of playing college basketball had never crossed Community senior Luke Primm's mind. How the times have changed. On Tuesday afternoon, Primm signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Vol State in the upcoming year...
Viqueens score big in 9-A win (04/15/14)
The Community Viqueens scored 12 runs in the first three innings as they coasted to a 13-1 victory over the Middle Tennessee Christian Lady Cougars in a District 9-A softball game Monday night. After the Lady Cougars went down in order in the top of the first, the Viqueens wasted no time in lighting up the scoreboard. ...
Vikes dominate Raiders (04/13/14)
Austin Cagle threw a three-hit shutout and the Community Vikings lashed out 10 hits in an 11-0 blanking of the Richland Raiders Friday night in a rain-shortened game of the Baseball Border War Tournament. The Vikings took a quick 4-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back. ...
Long ball does damage to Viqueens (04/11/14)
The Forrest Lady Rockets broke open a close game with an 11-run fifth inning in defeating the Community Viqueens 15-1 in a District 9-A softball contest Thursday night. Four different Lady Rockets hit home runs as 14 of the 15 Forrest runs came via the long ball...
Chances aren't enough for Vikings in close loss (04/09/14)
The Community Vikings had plenty of chances, but just couldn't cash in on those opportunities in a 3-2 loss to visiting MTCS on Tuesday night. The loss comes a night after an 11-1 win at MTCS. "Last night, we hit. We scored 11 runs, we had 12 hits and we pitched great. Twenty-four hours later, we just didn't show up. We're having a hard time bunting guys over and just playing small ball. Our defense was a little bit better tonight, though," Viking coach Robbie Davis said...
Viqueens claim big victory in 9-A clash (04/08/14)
MURFREESBORO -- After sweeping Fayetteville City over the weekend, the Community Viqueens added another big win to the 2014 resume, downing the MTCS Lady Cougars 16-3. Offense was in no short supply for the Viqueens on Monday. Community jumped on the hosts in the top of the first inning when Kerigan Joslyn knocked in lead off batter Aliyah Segroves for the first run...
Community wins pair at Fayetteville (04/08/14)
FAYETTEVILLE -- On Saturday, the Community Viqueens picked up a hard-fought doubleheader against the Fayetteville City Lady Tigers, taking Game 1 in a 3-2 nailbiter, while Game 2 proved to be a 9-1 blowout in favor of the Purple and Gold. Game 1 In Game 1 on Saturday, the Viqueens fell behind the host team after Fayetteville put up a 2-spot in the bottom of the first inning...
Horrific inning stings Viqueens (04/02/14)
An eight-run third inning by Huntland and a crushing six errors in the field proved to be the Community Viqueens' undoing in Tuesday's District 9-A contest. The Lady Hornets got superior pitching from starter Tara Cates and cruised to a 13-2 win. Huntland took advantage of some Viqueen errors in the field in the first inning and with two outs, put a runner on via walk...
Vikes edge state power (04/02/14)
DECATURVILLE -- The Community Vikings started their tour of Tennessee in winning fashion Monday night, defeating Decatur County Riverside 10-8. "This is the best win we've had since I've been at Unionville," Coach Robbie Davis of the Vikings said. "Playing at their place, and with the tradition they have, and three state championships, it's really big."...
Viqueens take 2 at Red Boiling Springs (03/28/14)
RED BOILING SPRINGS -- It was a hard-fought effort, but in the end the Community Viqueens were able to take two from Red Boiling Springs last weekend in a Saturday afternoon doubleheader. While the games were complete opposites in terms of play, the Viqueens claimed an impressive 10-0 win in Game 1, but had to scrap out a 5-4 Game 2 victory...
Vikes dominate Culleoka (03/28/14)
UNIONVILLE -- With the threat of impending rain on the horizon, the Community Vikings made short order of the Culleoka Warriors, winning 14-0 in a non-district contest Thursday night. In a game that took just 1 hour and 13 minutes to complete, Taylor Paschal pitched a one-hitter as the Vikings avenged a Wednesday night loss to the Warriors...
Viqueens sweep twinbill at Culleoka (03/28/14)
CULLEOKA -- The Community Viqueens brought out the big bats at Culleoka in Thursday night's doubleheader. Community swept the doubleheader, taking Game 1 5-0, and Game 2 19-0. In Game 1, the Viqueens strung together a couple of base hits, but couldn't get the needed hits to drive in the runs...
Cascade gets back at Viqueens (03/25/14)
A little over a week ago, the Community Viqueens picked up their first win over the Cascade Lady Champions in nearly four years. On Monday night, the Lady Champions got a little payback, defeating their former District 9-A rivals, 13-4. And while it was a big win for the Lady Champions, coach Willie Carter has high expectations his team can continue to improve as the season continues...
Frost no-hitter sparks Vikings vs. Fayetteville (03/25/14)
Quinn Frost threw a no-hitter and the Community Vikings had their hitting shoes on as eight players had at least one hit in a 10-0 shutout of the Fayetteville Tigers Monday night in a District 9-A contest. Community connected on 13 hits in the five-inning game to improve their district record to 4-1...
Lady Champs ride big 3rd to win (03/25/14)
A six-run third inning proved to be enough for the Cascade Middle Lady Champions to fend off cross-county rival Community on Monday evening. While both teams struggled to put runners in scoring position through two innings, Cascade took advantage of a bases-loaded double by eighth-grade catcher Whitney Sullivan in the third inning to jump-start the offense...
Runs pile up for Viqueens in DH (03/23/14)
The Community Viqueens had little trouble driving in the runs against Central Magnet School on Friday evening. The Purple and Gold drove in a combined 25 runs, picked up one win and settled with a tie in game two. In game one, Central Magnet threatened early, leading off the first inning with a base hit and a walk to put two on...
Early lead boosts Champs (03/21/14)
All week long Cascade coach Brandon Bassham has looked for a stronger start for his team. On Thursday night, the Champions delivered on their coach's wishes and rallied off the momentum of a hot start to a 7-1 win over the Community Vikings. Starting pitcher Sam Gardner was sharp from the early goings against the Vikings, sitting down the first six batters in order...
Lady Rockets overcome Viqueens (03/20/14)
CHAPEL HILL -- There's a reason the Forrest Lady Rockets are a perennial softball powerhouse. On Wednesday evening, the Lady Rockets flexed their offensive might and defeated the Viqueens 10-0 in five innings. Offensively, it was all Forrest. The Lady Rockets hammered out 10 runs on eight hits in the district contest...
Viqueens out-duel Cascade in marathon game (03/19/14)
It took them nine innings, but in the end, the Community Viqueens were able to fend off cross-county rival Community in a marathon game on Saturday night, 14-12. The Viqueens took advantage of an error-plagued first inning by the Lady Champions and plated four runs...
Errors, mistakes hurt Vikes against Hornets (03/19/14)
Untimely errors and mental mistakes were the downfall of the Community Vikings as they lost a tough 3-2 decision to the Huntland Hornets in a District 9-A baseball contest Tuesday night. Although the Vikings outhit the Hornets 6-4, three Community errors and base running miscues allowed Huntland to leave with the victory...
STEALING HOME (03/18/14)
Viqueens dominate against Ensworth (03/17/14)
NASHVILLE -- After two tough games against District 9-A opponent Moore County this week, the Community Viqueens got on track, sweeping a doubleheader against Ensworth on Thursday afternoon. First game In game one against the Lady Tigers, the Viqueens didn't waste any time at the plate and coasted off a hot start to a 7-2 win...
Vikings fall twice in Grand Slam meet (03/16/14)
MURFREESBORO -- The Community Vikings lost a pair of games to AAA teams in the Grand Slam Tourney Friday night at Blackman. Community lost to Stewarts Creek 6-3 in the first game. After trailing 2-0, the Vikings took the lead in the top of the third with a three-run inning. Taylor Paschal drove in two runs with a double, scoring Tyler Broiles and Kyle Davidson, who were on with singles. Quinn Frost followed with a sacrifice fly to finish the scoring...
Viqueens drop 2 to Cannon Co. (03/16/14)
The Community Viqueens got a good start in a doubleheader against Cannon County on Friday evening, but couldn't shut down a six-run fourth inning in game one and fell 7-4. Though the Viqueens battled tough in the nightcap, they couldn't get the needed hits and fell 1-0...
Vikes get by Raiders (03/14/14)
The Community Vikings used their best magic to escape with a 3-1 win over Moore County Thursday night and complete a two-game sweep over the Raiders in a District 9-A contest. The Raiders had runners on base in each inning, aided by six Viking errors, which outnumbered three Community hits. But Moore County could only plate one run, and left nine runners on base, with eight left in scoring position...