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Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Shelbyville Central Athletics

Top-ranked Hillsboro ends Eagles' playoff run (11/23/14)
Second-seed Shelbyville Central's magical season came to a halt after a 42-9 loss at undefeated top-seed Hillsboro in the quarterfinals of the TSSAA Class 5A State Playoffs on Friday night. "We knew coming into this game that a lot of things would have to go our way. We knew we would have to make some plays and get some bounces to our way and it just wasn't meant to be," Central coach Jason Hardy said...
Eagles enter final eight vs. powerhouse Burros (11/21/14)
Then there were eight. That's how many teams are left in TSSAA Class 5A State Playoffs. Shelbyville Central is one of those eight and the second-seed Golden Eagles will be looking to make history when they travel to undefeated and top-seed Hillsboro in the third-round (quarterfinals) on Friday night...
Leslie shines but Eagles fall again (11/21/14)
Shelbyville Central blew a 14-point halftime lead on the way to a 70-67 loss in a matchup against Stewarts Creek at home on Thursday night. "We've just got to do a better job of finishing games," Central coach Stan Eggleston said. "We played the best we've played all season in the first half but we just didn't finish. Looked like we just ran out of gas late."...
Turnovers plague Eaglettes in loss (11/21/14)
Turnovers hampered Shelbyville Central the entire game in a 63-56 loss to visiting Stewarts Creek on Thursday evening. The Eaglettes (3-2) committed 23 turnovers with a number of those in the final three minutes. "You can't make that many turnovers and expect to win the game," Central coach Kevin Thomas said...
Balance nets Eaglettes win (11/19/14)
LEBANON -- A balanced scoring attack led Shelbyville Central to a 61-43 win over Lebanon on the road Tuesday night. The Eaglettes (3-1) took control early and never looked back, posting leads of 18-7 at the close of the first quarter and 34-17 at halftime...
Fouls are problem for Eagles (11/19/14)
Early foul trouble hurt the Golden Eagles in a 69-61 loss at Lebanon on Tuesday night. Shelbyville Central senior Devonta Leslie had some tough luck, got into foul trouble early and eventually fouled out. He finished with three points on the night...
Eagles scrap out 1st win of season (11/18/14)
That first win of the season is most often the hardest and that was the case for the Golden Eagles on Monday night. Shelbyville Central claimed its first win of the season after holding off scrappy Marshall County 62-61 in a matchup that went down to the wire...
Eaglettes bury Marshall Co. with explosive 2nd half (11/18/14)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes used and explosive offensive backed by an aggressive defense to roll past visiting Marshall County in a non-district matchup on Monday night. After playing to a 15-15 tie at the end of the first quarter, the Eaglettes (2-1) out-scored Marshall County 65-15 over the final three periods, while Shelbyville's defense only allowed five points in the second half...
THIRD-ROUND BOUND; Eagles reach state quarterfinals for 1st time in 19 years (11/16/14)
For the first time in 19 years, Shelbyville Central has advanced to the third-round (quarter-finals) of the TSSAA State Playoffs. It didn't come easy, but winning a game in the second round of the playoffs shouldn't. The Golden Eagles overcame a few critical injures in the first half, as well as a very talented Beech running game, to claim a 42-21 victory in the Class 5A playoffs...
Eagles take aim at Beech; Team hopes to reach playoffs' 3rd round (11/14/14)
Shelbyville Central's TSSAA Class 5A State Playoff run continuea tonight when the Golden Eagles host Beech at Eagle Stadium. The Eagles (8-3) will be looking to advance to the third round of the playoffs for the first time in 19 years. In 1995 Shelbyville defeated Anderson County at home in the second round before falling on the road to Cleveland...
One sluggish quarter sends Eagles down to defeat (11/14/14)
Take away the first quarter and Shelbyville had a chance in the Golden Eagles' 82-67 loss to talented Brentwood in a TSSAA Hall of Fame game on Thursday night. After trailing 25-14 at the end of the first quarter, the Eagles (0-2) were only outscored four points over the last three quarters...
Eaglettes falter in stretch, fall to Brentwood in OT (11/14/14)
Poor shooting and mental mistakes down the stretch proved to be the difference in Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes' 34-31 overtime loss to Brentwood at home on Thursday night in a TSSAA Hall of Fame Game. Brentwood's Jessi Boozer nailed a 3-pointer with seven seconds left in regulation to even the score at 30-30 and send the game into overtime...
Calvert's big night powers Eaglettes (11/12/14)
It was a successful start to the season for Shelbyville Central as the Eaglettes rolled to a 52-38 victory over Independence on the road Tuesday evening in a Hall of Fame game. After a close first half, the Eaglettes (1-0) pulled away in the third quarter...
Eagles come up short against Independence (11/12/14)
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles battled but fell short in a 64-51 loss at Independence in a Hall of Fame Game on Tuesday night. The Eagles (0-1) fell behind early and never could recover. "This was a tough game. I'm pleased with our effort and if we would have played the entire game like we did in the third quarter, it might have been a different outcome," Shelbyville Central coach Stan Eggleston said...
Eagle win says it all: Defense silences trash-talking 'Cats (11/09/14)
Some teams like to talk while others let their walk match their talk. Shelbyville Central claimed a 32-13 victory over visiting Clarksville in the opening round of the TSSAA Class 5A State Playoffs on Friday night. The Golden Eagles (8-3) never trailed after jumping out to a 9-0 lead and pulled away late with a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter...
'A new season:' Eagles enter playoffs tonight (11/07/14)
Second seed Shelbyville Central host seventh seed Clarksville in the opening round of the TSSAA Class 5A State Playoffs tonight at Eagle Stadium. It's the fourth time in the past five years the Golden Eagles (7-3) have advanced to the state playoffs, and that's something Shelbyville Central coach Jason Hardy is proud to see...
District title slips away; Eagles still in playoffs (11/02/14)
Missed scoring opportunities, turnovers, and costly penalties proved to be critical in Shelbyville Central's loss to visiting Lawrence County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday night. The Eagles (7-3, 5-1 8-AAA), the defending district champs, and Lawrence County (8-2, 5-1 8-AAA) finish the regular season with identical district records, but the Wildcats claimed their first district title since 1964 with the head-to-head win...
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...