Shelbyville Central Athletics
Eagle coach likes what he sees in teams' preseason workouts
With the vision of back-to-back District 8-AAA championships, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles are working hard this summer in preparation for the upcoming football season. The team has been holding summer workouts and competing in 7-on-7 passing competitions across the midstate...
Softball standouts endure ACL tears, rehab
A summer full of busy weekends with travel softball tournaments has turned into hard work rehabbing a major knee injury for a pair of standout local high school softball players. Cascade senior Heather Hart and Shelbyville Central's Allie Odeneal each suffered season-ending Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears to their left knees last spring during high school softball season...
Eaglette Summer Camp
Shelbyville Central senior Hannah Calvert and Cascade senior Sarah Edmondson showed their skills on the court over the past few days in the Eaglette team basketball camp.
(T-G Photos by Gary Johnson)
Chattanooga State is Eagle star's next stop
Recent Shelbyville Central graduate and Golden Eagle baseball standout Alex Birdsong will continue his education as well as his baseball career after recently signing a letter of intent with Chattanooga State Community College. Chattanooga State is a member of the TCCAA Region VII conference and is one of the top junior college baseball program in the nation with a trip to the JUCO World Series in 2010...
2 Eagles sign with Martin Methodist soccer
A pair of recent Shelbyville Central graduates and former Golden Eagle soccer players have signed to play soccer at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski. Matt Clanton and Ivan Leyva both had outstanding senior seasons for the Golden Eagles. "Matt was one of our captains this year and the only senior in our backline. ...
Five Shelbyville Central Golden Eagles were recently honored for their performance in District 8AAA play this season. From left, Matt Clanton (1st team All-District), Ivan Leyva (2nd team All-District), Octavia Ayala (2nd team All-District), Ismael Hernandez (Forward of the Year) and Detrell Carpenter (1st team All-District). (Submitted photo)
Sisters on track at state meet
MURFREESBORO -- Shelbyville Central was well represented in the TSSAA Spring Fling State Track Meet by a pair of sisters on Thursday at Middle Tennessee State University. Freshman Kethlin Campbell competed in the Class 3A long jump in the morning while junior Clorissa Campbell ran in the 800-meter race approximately 10 hours later...
Shelbyville Central seniors Alex Birdsong (left) and Tommy Canonico were named to the All-District 8-AAA baseball team for their performance during the season. (T-G Photo by Gary Johnson)
Sisters advance to state track finals
MURFREESBORO -- A pair of sisters advanced to the TSSAA State Track Finals after their performance at the Sectionals on Tuesday at Riverdale High School. Junior Clorissa Campbell finished second in a running event to advance while her younger freshman sister Kethlin Campbell was runner up in the long jump with a personal best 17 feet, 4 inch jump...
QB takes to air in Golden Eagle Blue-White game
Defending District 8-AAA champion Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagles played their annual Blue and White spring football game on Monday afternoon in front of the student body. With junior-to-be quarterback Mason Cunningham handling the majority of the snaps for both teams, the Blue team edged the White 21-19...
Eagle seniors fall, but can look back at success
On Monday afternoon, the remaining Shelbyville Central Eagle tennis players concluded their brilliant careers on their home court in the individual region tournament. Jonathan Smotherman, the 8-AAA singles champion, and Tyler Merlo and Carson Clanton, the two-time reigning doubles champions, saw their season come to an end despite a fight to the finish...
Siegel stuns Eagles in finals
Prior to Thursday's region final against Siegel, the Shelbyville Central Golden Eagle tennis team carried an undefeated streak into the postseason. Although the Eagles have dominated throughout the year, they ran into a buzzsaw Siegel team in the Region 4-AAA finals...
Lack of hits finishes off Eaglettes
A poor night at the plate proved to be costly as Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes fell 5-3 to visiting Tullahoma in an elimination game of the District 8-AAA Tournament on Tuesday night. Coffee County defeated Lincoln County in the winner's bracket finals in the nightcap...
Eagle soccer team falls in OT
Shelbyville Central's soccer team fell 2-1 in the second sudden death overtime to host Columbia in the District 8-AAA Tournament on Tuesday. With no score at the end of regulation Columbia scored in the first of two 10 minute overtime periods with Ismael Hernandez finding the back of the net in the second 10 minute overtime for the Eagles (9-6-1)...
Eagles three-peat district title
Give 'em three-straight. The Shelbyville Central Golden Eagle tennis team continued its dominance over District 8-AAA, claiming its third team district title in three years with a slim, 4-3 win over Columbia in the finals Monday. In perhaps their toughest match of the season thus far, the Eagles were pushed to the brink, but still managed to claim the key wins in order to take the win...
Eaglettes KO Lawrence Co. in comeback
Just when it looked like they were knocked out and down for the count, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes arose from the mat and issued a knockout punch of their own. With nothing going right and down 7-0 going into the bottom of the third inning, the Eaglettes rallied for nine unanswered runs to claim a 9-7 win over visiting Lawrence County in an elimination game of the District 8-AAA Tournament on Monday night...
Eagles shut down Raiders in opener
Shelbyville Central's soccer team claimed a 3-0 shutout over visiting Coffee County in opening round action of the District 8-AAA Tournament on Saturday evening. The Eagles (9-4-1) travel to Columbia tonight at 7 for a semifinal match. Senior Octavio Ayala struck first with a goal in the first half to put Shelbyville up 1-0 at the intermission...
Seniors step up in Eaglette win
Friday was a special night in more ways than one. Shelbyville Central claimed a 10-1 victory over visiting Columbia in the opening round of the District 8-AAA Tournament and the win came on Senior Night as well. Four Eaglette seniors (Jami Johnson, Tiana Sanders, Tiffany Graves and Jameka Braden) were honored following the game after a fine performance on the field by all the seniors and their teammates...
Rebs halt Eagles in district play-in contest
WINCHESTER -- With a 4-2 loss to host Franklin County in a District 8-AAA Tournament play-in game on Wednesday night, Shelbyville Central's baseball season came to an end. The Eagles (6-21) scored all their runs in the top of the first off a two-run single off the bat of senior Tyler Dennis...
Eagles roll over Wildcats in district tourney opener
In their semifinal round of the District 8-AAA tournament, the Shelbyville Central Golden Eagle tennis team kept their impressive, undefeated streak rolling with a 7-0 win over Lawrence County. The win advances Shelbyville to the 8-AAA finals on Monday, where the Eagles will face either Lincoln County or Columbia...