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Shelbyville Central Athletics

Eagles, Wildcats clash with championship on the line (10/31/14)
It's Halloween night and Shelbyville Central will be looking for plenty of treats with no tricks when the Golden Eagles entertain Lawrence County with the District 8-AAA championship up for grabs tonight at Eagle Stadium on senior night. Defending district champion Shelbyville Central (7-2, 5-0 8-AAA) enters the game with a five-game winning streak and undefeated in district play while the Wildcats (7-2, 4-1 8-AAA) have won seven games in a row, with their lone district loss to Columbia in a 12-8 defeat in their opening game of the season.. ...
Former Eaglettes return for alumni game, reunion (10/30/14)
Some of the best and most successful players to ever wear an Eaglette basketball uniform will return to the court when Shelbyville Central hosts the Eaglette Alumni Game and Reunion on Saturday. Former players, managers and coaches will be on hand and recognized at 6 p.m. followed by a five-on-five alumni game featuring some of the greatest players ever to take the floor for the Eaglettes...
Early offensive eruption brings Eagles closer to title (10/26/14)
MANCHESTER -- Shelbyville Central scored quick and often in a 48-12 win over host Coffee County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday night. The Eagles (7-2, 5-0 8-AAA) took an early 21-0 lead in the first quarter and had four scoring drives in the game that were five plays or less, including three that were two plays or less...
Eagles inch closer to 8-AAA title (10/24/14)
Shelbyville Central's bid to defend its District 8-AAA championship comes down to the final two games of the regular season and that starts tonight when the Golden Eagles travel to face the much improved Coffee County Red Raiders. The Eagles (6-2, 4-0 8-AAA) sit atop the district standings as the only unbeaten team...
Lady Stars outshine Eaglettes (10/22/14)
Earlier this season, the Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes dealt the Siegel Lady Stars a 3-1 defeat. On Tuesday night, Siegel evened the score and ended the Eaglettes' season with a 3-0 victory in the first round of the Region 4-AAA tournament. "Only one team ends with victory. It was a quality team in Siegel. We played great for 60 minutes and then came up a little short in the 60th minute with the shot," said Eaglette coach Neal Gordon...
Eagle freshmen outlast Columbia in Lions Bowl (10/22/14)
TULLAHOMA -- In what was believed to be the longest game in the history of the event, Shelbyville Central's freshman held on to claim a 45-38 victory over Columbia in the 49th annual Semmes-McKenzie Lions Bowl played on Tuesday night. The game lasted over two and a half hours and was just one-point shy of the record for total points scored...
Shelbyville repeats district title, will host first round of region (10/17/14)
TULLAHOMA -- Three-Peat! Three-Peat! That was the chant of the Shelbyville Central faithful after the Golden Eaglettes claimed a 3-2 double overtime victory over Tullahoma in the District 8-AAA Tournament championship on Thursday night. The win was the third straight district championship for the Eaglettes (12-6-2) and the fourth in the past five years...
Eagles, Lions collide for homecoming (10/17/14)
It's Homecoming tonight when District 8-AAA leading Shelbyville Central faces Columbia in a key district matchup at Eagle Stadium. The Eagles (5-2, 3-0 8-AAA) sit atop and are the only undefeated team in the district and enter the game winning five of their last six games, including three in a row after rolling past Lincoln County 30-14 last week...
Doak's hat trick wins it (10/16/14)
It was cool and misty but that didn't slow down Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes in a 3-0 win over visiting Franklin County in the semifinals of the District 8-AAA Tournament on Wednesday night. The win put the Eaglettes in the championship tonight at Tullahoma and also give them a berth in the region tournament next week...
Eaglettes open district with big win (10/14/14)
Second-seed Shelbyville Central cruised to an 8-1 victory over visiting Lawrence County in the opening round of the District 8AAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon. Weather permitting, the Eaglettes (10-6-2) entertain Franklin County tonight at 7. On Saturday Shelbyville was in total control from the start, scoring quick and often...
Slow start, fast finish in Eagle win (10/12/14)
After a slow start, Shelbyville Central closed out Friday's game with 27 unanswered points in a 30-17 District 8-AAA win in "The Pit" at Lincoln County. The Golden Eagles (5-2, 3-0 8-AAA) remain unbeaten in the district and atop the district standings with three games remaining in the regular season...
Eagles travel to 'The Pit' tonight (10/10/14)
Any time you venture into "The Pit", you can expect a tough, hard-fought battle. Such is the case tonight for District 8-AAA leading Shelbyville Central when they travel to Fayetteville to face Lincoln County in a key district showdown. Shelbyville (4-2, 2-0 8-AAA) enters tonight's game after a 47-29 district win over the Class 6A Franklin County Rebels last week, while Lincoln County (2-5, 1-2 8-AAA) fell 20-14 at Lawrence County in overtime...
Eaglettes, Oakland battle to 1-1 draw (10/08/14)
MURFREESBORO -- Shelbyville Central played to 1-1 tie in a soccer match at Oakland on Tuesday night. Olivia Doak stole the ball and scored in the first half, then Oakland was able to even the score in the second. "We played well against a very good Oakland team," Central coach Neal Gordon said...
Eddings has career night in Eagle win (10/05/14)
Talented junior running back Michael Eddings rushed for a career high 219 yards on 29 carries and scored five touchdowns in Shelbyville Central's 47-29 victory over Franklin County in a District 8-AAA match up on Friday night at Eagle Stadium. "This is our first of five district games to close out the regular season and we know we have to take them one game at a time. ...
Eagles aim at another 8-AAA title (10/03/14)
At the halfway point of the regular season, Shelbyville Central is poised and ready to make a run at defending its District 8-AAA championship with five district games left to play. That run starts tonight when the Golden Eagles (3-2, 1-0 8-AAA) entertain Franklin County (2-3, 1-1 8-AAA)...
Eaglettes edged as starters sit (10/01/14)
SMYRNA -- Shelbyville Central suffered a tough 3-2 loss in a non-district soccer match at Smyrna on Tuesday afternoon. Senior Alexis Larion and freshman TeKayla Sanders each found the back of the net for the Eaglettes. "We played hard but I let some starters sit out and get some rest," Central coach Neal Gordon said...
Eagle star in TV win (09/28/14)
What a great night to be a Golden Eagle. With the cameras rolling on MyTV30's Friday Night Rivals, Shelbyville Central capped off its first-ever televised game with an impressive 48-31 win over last year's Class 4A state champion runner-up Giles County...
Lights, camera...Eagles! Tonight's game on TV (09/26/14)
In what's believed to be the first time in school history, the Shelbyville Central home football game tonight against Giles County will be televised live. The game can be seen across Middle Tennessee on MyTV30, part of the station's Friday Night Rivals series of high school football games...
Eagles hope to be stars of show (09/26/14)
In a game that will be showcased across Middle Tennessee, Shelbyville Central hosts Giles County in a non-district match up tonight at Eagle Stadium. The game will be televised on MyTV30, part of the station's Friday Night Rival series of high school football games...
Golden Eaglettes score district soccer victory (09/26/14)
Shelbyville Central claimed a 4-0 win at Franklin County in a District 8AAA soccer match Thursday night. Olivia Doak scored a pair of goals while Alexis Larion and Emma Haynes each added a goal. "This was a nice win, especially after a tough district loss on Tuesday night," Central coach Neal Gordon said. "You are always a little concerned about how well you will rebound and I'm proud of the girls. We played a lot better on defense and this was a great team win."...
TV stars: Eagles debut Friday night (09/25/14)
Lights, camera, action! That best describes Shelbyville Central's home game on Friday night against perennial state contender Giles County. The game has been chosen to be televised across Middle Tennessee on MyTV30, part of the station's Friday Night Rivals series of high school football games. MyTV30 is located on Charter cable channel 703 in HD and channel 13 standard. It's also available on Dish and Direct satellite as well as on-air antenna...
District leaders stop Eaglettes (09/24/14)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes dropped a 5-2 soccer match to visiting Tullahoma in a key District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday night. The Lady Wildcats (10-2, 4-0 8-AAA) extended their win streak to 10 games and now sit alone atop the district standings...
Eagles fall in region (09/23/14)
A pair of Shelbyville Central game golfers competed in the region golf tournament at Indian Hills Golf Course on Monday. Elliott Smith and Miah Jones fell a little short in advancing to the state tournament. Stewart's Creek claimed the boys title with Coffee County the girls...
Eagle miscues take big toll vs. Franklin (09/21/14)
Even though Shelbyville Central played well, Franklin returned home from Eagle Stadium with a 30-20 victory on Friday night. The Eagles gained more total yards, collected more first downs, had six third-down conversions and were 2-for-2 in fourth-down attempts, but Franklin won the battle of points...
Finally, a home game for Eagles (09/19/14)
After a productive bye week, Shelbyville Central will take the field with a non-district clash against talented Franklin in the Eagles home opener tonight. With their first three games on the road followed by a bye week, it's a huge understatement to say that that the team is excited to finally play on their home field...