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Four WillCo wrestlers crowned state champions

Four WillCo wrestlers crowned state champions
Photos by KINDELL MOORE Four Williamson County wrestlers captured state championships at the Williamson County Ag Expo Saturday. Independence’s Isaiah Demello won the Class AAA 220-pound title with a 15-10 decision against Heritage’s Javier Salvador. Franklin’s Jack Shrader took the 126 title in AAA with a 5-4 decision victory over Independence’s Daniel Fowler. Page’s Hous...
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Independence outlasts Brentwood to defend district throne

Independence outlasts Brentwood to defend district throne
By SAM McGAW | Photos by STEVE WHEELER The Independence Eagles withstood a late Brentwood surge to capture their second straight District 11-AAA tournament title with a 46-41 win at Centennial Saturday. “Brentwood made a run and these guys kept their composure and just kept battling,” Independence head coach Greg Glass said. “This is a ...
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BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: BGA boys fall in overtime; Lady Wildcats advance; Page, Spring Hill eliminated

BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: BGA boys fall in overtime; Lady Wildcats advance; Page, Spring Hill eliminated
BOYS BASKETBALL Division II-A East/Middle Region Semifinals (at Battle Ground Academy) Battle Ground Academy 68 vs. University School of Nashville 75 (2OT) BGA’s Jack Jewell scored 19 points in Friday’s 75-68 double-overtime loss against USN. Ollie Reese added 11 points and Bo Jewell and Dusty Williams added 10 points apiece in the defeat. District 12-AA ...
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Summit’s Carter headlines All-District 11-AAA basketball teams

Summit’s Carter headlines All-District 11-AAA basketball teams
The All-District 11-AAA boys and girls basketball teams were announced Friday. Summit guard and Navy commit John Carter was named the district’s most valuable player. His coach, Josh Goodwin, was tabbed as the 11-AAA Coach of the Year. Franklin’s Darrell Barnwell earned girls coach of the year honors. All-District 11-AAA Basketball Teams BOYS Coach of ...
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Franklin, Indy, Ravenwood, Summit wrestlers push to AAA individual quarterfinals

Several Williamson County wrestlers remain in contention to place after Day One of the Class AAA state individual tournament Thursday. Franklin, Independence, Ravenwood and Summit had 15 wrestlers advance to the quarterfinals, while 11 others will compete in the third round of consolations at the Williamson County Ag Expo Friday. Independence had six push to ...
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Independence eliminates Franklin in overtime thriller

Independence eliminates Franklin in overtime thriller
By CHIP CIRILLO | Photos by STEVE WHEELER Grayson Murphy went to Plan B for a game-winning shot that kept Independence alive. The Belmont signee swished an off-balance 3-pointer with seven seconds left in overtime, rallying the Eagles to a 67-65 win over visiting Franklin in the first round of the District 11-AAA tournament on Wednesday night. ...
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Lady Raptors eliminate Summit with three-point barrage

Lady Raptors eliminate Summit with three-point barrage
By CHIP CIRILLO When Kiera Downey drives hard to the basket, the defense collapses on her like a magnet. That opens somebody on the outside. That somebody Tuesday night was Emma Altizer, as she scored a career-high 21 points with five 3-pointers in a 54-48 win at Summit in the first round of the District 11-AAA tournament. ...
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District 11-AAA boys, girls basketball tournaments run all week

District 11-AAA boys, girls basketball tournaments run all week
The District 11-AAA girls basketball tournament tips off Tuesday night with Independence visiting Franklin, Centennial hosting Brentwood and Ravenwood traveling to battle Summit. The first round of the boys 11-AAA tourney takes place Wednesday with Brentwood welcoming Dickson County, Centennial visiting Ravenwood and Independence hosting Franklin. Both sets of semifinals w...
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WAKM to broadcast District 11-AAA tournaments

WAKM has announced its sports talk show guests and basketball game of the week to be carried over the air on 950-AM, audio live-streaming on the web at wakmworldwide.com or on your smartphone via Radio.net. Sports Talk, 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 16th WAKM AM-950 Radio continues its sports talk show this Thursday, Feb. 16. Tune in ...
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Ravenwood basketball takes down Summit in overtime

Ravenwood basketball takes down Summit in overtime
By CHIP CIRILLO | Photos by STEVE WHEELER When regulation ends in a tie, good things always seem to follow for Ravenwood. The Raptors improved to 3-0 in overtime with a 64-59 upset of visiting Summit, ranked ninth in the Class AAA poll, in a regular-season finale on Friday night. “Hopefully, that trend continues,” Ravenwood coach ...
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BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Centennial boys upset Franklin; BGA advances; Page sweeps Nolensville

BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Centennial boys upset Franklin; BGA advances; Page sweeps Nolensville
BOYS BASKETBALL Battle Ground Academy 51 vs. University School of Nashville 49 (Division II-A East/Middle Region District 2 Quarterfinals @ FRA) BGA advanced to the DII-A East/Middle District 2 semifinals with a 51-49 win against USN Friday. Briston Bennett led BGA with 12 points, while Jack Jewell and Garrett Hollis scored nine points apiece. BGA ...
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BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Spring Hill downs Nolensville; Summit edges Centennial; Independence defeats Dickson County

BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Spring Hill downs Nolensville; Summit edges Centennial; Independence defeats Dickson County
BOYS BASKETBALL Centennial 35 at Summit 40 Summit’s John Carter scored 24 points in Tuesday’s 40-35 win against Centennial. Tre Carlton led CHS with 13 points. Independence 69 at Dickson County 54 Grayson Murphy poured in 26 points to lead Independence to a 69-54 win over Dickson County. Jeremiah Barr added 13 points and Greg ...
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WAKM to broadcast Ravenwood vs. Summit basketball

WAKM has announced its sports talk show guests and basketball game of the week to be carried over the air on 950-AM, audio live-streaming on the web at wakmworldwide.com or on your smartphone via Radio.net. Sports Talk, 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 9th WAKM AM-950 Radio continues its sports talk show this Thursday, Feb. 9. Tune in ...
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Sunshine, good times at Father & Son Bowl

Sunshine, good times at Father & Son Bowl
By ANDREW COLLIGNON The Super Bowl wasn’t the only football action this weekend in Franklin. The 11th Annual Father & Son Bowl was held at Lasko Fields on Saturday and attracted hundreds of men and boys aged 5 and over. The Father & Son Bowl is a community backyard style flag football event that benefits ...
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BA basketball stays hot against Summit

BA basketball stays hot against Summit
By CHIP CIRILLO | Photos by ANDY COLLIGNON Even without one of its top players, Brentwood Academy was dominant. Cam Johnson was in Texas for a family matter, but the Eagles still rolled to a 77-53 win over Summit in a showdown between ranked teams at Allen Arena on Saturday night. “These guys never surprise me, really,” ...
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