Shelbyville Central Athletics
Eagles rip into 'Cats with good 2nd half
A close game at halftime ended up being a lopsided victory as Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles rallied in the second half to win 63-32 over visiting Tullahoma in a District 8AAA matchup on Friday night. After holding a 29-24 lead at halftime, Shelbyville outscored the Wildcats 29-6 in the third quarter and held Tullahoma to only eight points in the second half...
Eaglettes rally in second half
After a close first half, Shelbyville's Golden Eaglettes pulled away in the second half to remain undefeated in District 8-AAA play with a 42-36 victory over visiting Tullahoma on Friday night. The Lady Wildcats led 10-9 at the end of the first quarter and 20-19 at halftime, but the Eaglettes rallied to outscore Tullahoma 14-9 in the third stanza to post a 33-39 lead going into the fourth quarter...
Eaglettes shock district favorites
If Shelbyville Central was looking for a signature win, it came early in the season, as the Eaglettes rolled to a 53-44 win over defending District 8-AAA champion Columbia on Tuesday night. The Eaglettes led the preseason district favorites by as much as 24 points in the third quarter before holding on down the stretch to secure the victory...
Columbia halts Eagles in district opener
It was a close matchup from start to finish but Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles fell 63-58 to visiting Columbia in their District 8-AAA opener on Tuesday night. Costly turnovers and poor shot selection in the final minutes of the game proved costly for the Eagles...
Cookeville breaks tie, stops Eaglettes in 4th
With the game tied going into the fourth quarter, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes were outscored by six points in the final stanza and fell 47-41 to Cookeville in the Cannon County Tournament on Friday. Shelbyville posted a 9-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and a 20-17 halftime advantage. The game was knotted 30-all after three quarters...
Eagles come alive too late in defeat
A slow start proved to be more than the Shelbyville Golden Eagles could overcome in a 67-50 loss to Cookeville at the Cannon County Tournament on Friday. Cookeville outscored the Eagles 16-3 in the first quarter, led 30-16 at halftime and posted a 46-28 advantage going into the fourth quarter where the Eagles put up 22 points...
Sanders signs with Alabama A&M
Years of dedication and hard work in the classroom, as well as on the softball field, have paid off for Shelbyville Central senior third baseman/power hitter Tiana Sanders. Sanders signed a letter of intent to continue her education -- as well as softball career -- at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, a NCAA Division I school in the Southwest Atlantic Conference...
Eaglette soccer standouts
Shelbyville Central soccer players received awards at their annual banquet. From left are Keely Smith (Freshman of the Year), Courtney Hornaday (Defensive Player of the Year), Savannah O'Neal (Eaglette Award), Savannah Odeneal (MVP),Tiana Sanders (Offensive Player of the Year) and Sydney Shortridge (Leadership Award).
Eagles notch first win
It was a huge come-from-behind victory as Shelbyville Central claimed a 41-39 win over previously unbeaten Smyrna on Tuesday night. After trailing 10-7 at the end of the first quarter and 21-15 at halftime, Shelbyville outscored the visiting Bulldogs 13-3 in the third quarter to take a 28-24 lead into the fourth quarter...
Late push gives Eaglettes win
SMYRNA -- Strong second and third quarters propelled Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes to a 45-24 victory over host Stewarts Creek on Friday night. After trailing 7-6 at the end of the first, the Eaglettes outscored the Lady Red Hawks 33-7 in the second and third quarters to cruise to the 21-point margin of victory...
Bad second half dooms Eagles
It was even at halftime, but Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles struggled in the second half in a 57-44 loss at Stewarts Creek on Friday night, With the game knotted at 30-all at the intermission, the Red Hawks outscored the Eagles 27-14 in the second half to seal the deal...
Eaglette standout signs college grant
Since an early age, Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglette senior standout Jameka Braden had hopes and dreams of playing basketball in college. The outstanding student athlete's wishes came true after she signed a letter of intent to continue her education as well as her basketball career at Presbyterian College in South Carolina...
Braden scores 1,000th point
Shelbyville Central used a balanced scoring attack to claim a 49-44 win over Lebanon in the season home opener on Tuesday night. The Golden Eaglettes placed three players in double digits in scoring. Junior Olivia Calvert led the way with 14 points, including 4-of-6 from 3-point range. Senior Jameka Braden followed with 13, while scoring her 1,000th career point in the fourth quarter. Junior To'Nesha Allison added 11 for the Eaglettes...
Eagles fall apart in 2nd half
Shelbyville Central saw a slim first half lead slip away in the third quarter in a 67-51 loss to Lebanon in a non-district matchup on Tuesday night. After playing to a 13-all tie at the end of the first quarter Tavist Allison scored six points in the second quarter to lead the Eagles to a 27-26 lead at halftime...
Green Wave ground game too much for Shelbyville
What a ride it's been. Even though it wasn't the ending that everyone had hoped for, Shelbyville Central's season was a huge success despite a 35-21 loss to visiting Gallatin in second-round action of the TSSAA State Playoffs on Friday night. After posting a 2-3 record midway through the regular season, the Eagles (8-4) closed out the season winning six of their final seven games, including a district championship...
Eagles' stingy D set to take on Green Wave's power game
In a matchup billed to be full of excitement by a pair of quality football teams, Shelbyville Central hosts Gallatin tonight in the second round of the Class 5A TSSAA State Playoffs at Eagle Stadium. The Golden Eagles (8-3) enter the game on a six-game win streak after rolling past Tullahoma 44-7 last week in opening round action of the state playoffs...
Former Eagle now leads Gallatin
When Shelbyville Central hosts Gallatin in the second round of the TSSAA State Football Playoffs on Friday night, one coach in particular will have a view from the other side--literally. Former Golden Eagle standout football player Mark Williams is in his second season as Gallatin's head coach and will be alongside his team on the visitors' sidelines...
Brentwood hands loss to Eaglettes
BRENTWOOD - Shelbyville Central fell 44-34 to host Brentwood in a TSSAA Hall of Fame game on Tuesday night. The Eaglettes fell behind 8-0 at the start of the game and it proved more than they could overcome. "We just started off this game slow. Brentwood beat us on defensive transition and we just didn't play very well, especially early," Central coach Kevin Thomas said...
Defensive lapses hurt Eagles in loss
BRENTWOOD -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles found out first-hand why Brentwood is one of the favorites to make a run for the Class 3A state championship this season after falling 80-47 in a Hall of Fame game on the road on Tuesday. Brentwood connected on 11 treys and dominated in every phase...
Shelbyville keeps rolling; Eagles bounce Tullahoma from playoffs
Playing a TSSAA State Playoff game at home for the first time since 1996, Shelbyville Central rolled to an impressive 44-7 win over Tullahoma in opening round action of the state playoffs on Friday night at Eagle Stadium. The win was monumental in several ways...
Rivalry rematch; Eagles host Tullahoma as playoffs begin
Shelbyville Central will host a TSSAA State Playoff game first the first time since 1996 when the Quadrant 3, top-seed Golden Eagles entertain eighth seed Tullahoma in opening round action. Back in 1996, the Eagles defeated Chattanooga Central in the first-round at home before falling to visiting Anderson County in the second round...
Defense comes alive, strengthens Eagle threat
As Shelbyville Central prepares for its opening round home game against Tullahoma in the TSSAA State Playoffs on Friday night, the transformation of the Golden Eagles defense is a huge reason for their success thus far. To say they have stepped it up this season would be a huge understatement...
District champions! Eagles rip Lawrence County
LAWRENCEBURG -- Two pep buses full of students, 41 points and 371 yards of total offense later, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles are the District 8-AAA champions. The Eagles totally dominated Lawrence County 41-6 to claim their first district title in 17 years and to say that Central coach Jason Hardy and his team were excited after the win would be a huge understatement...
Eagles can grab first district title in 17 seasons with win tonight
To say it's a big game for Shelbyville Central would be a huge understatement. The Golden Eagles will be looking for their first District 8-AAA championship in 17 years with a win at Lawrence County in the final game of the regular season tonight at 7...
Eagles get big Senior Night win; Shelbyville's now 1 win from district champiohship
With Shelbyville Central's 48-11 Senior Night win over visiting Coffee County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday, the Golden Eagles will have an opportunity to do something the program hasn't done in 17 years. Shelbyville (6-3, 4-1 8-AAA) will close out the regular season on Friday night at Lawrence County (5-4, 2-3 8AAA) in a District 8-AAA matchup. ...