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Station Camp drop close match to region foe
By Adam Brownabgallatin@bellsouth.net

In what some are calling the region finale prelude between the Bison of Station Camp and the Livingston Academy Wildcats, those faithful to the Maroon and Gray can only hope the ball falls the other way in the post season.  In the match up that occurred this past Saturday, the Wildcats traveled to Bison gymnasium and captured a late 83-76 win over the home-standing Maroon and Gray.  

The Bison maintained a one point lead heading into the locker room, following a 17-16 first quarter and a tied, (22-22), point production in the second stanza.  The halftime score, 39-38, was not sustained in the third period.

The one point advantage held by the Bison at halftime was immediately erased in the third period.  By the time the third period buzzer sounded, the Wildcats had expanded to a five point lead, 60-55.  

A twenty-three point fourth quarter to Station Camp’s twenty-one provided a seven point win for the visiting Wildcats.  Wildcat standout Chase Dunn netted a team high thirty points in the victory.  

Though the contest was placed in the loss column for the Bison, John Jenkins nearly matched his season high, fifty-eight, with a game leading fifty-one.  Jenkins bucketed four, three pointers for the Bison.  Blake Kirby, who had two made buckets from behind the arch, finished behind Jenkins with six points.  Matt Gray netted five points, while Jordan Stafford put four on the board.  Bryce Kohler and Michael Payne each had three points. Senior Matthew Johnson and junior Mat Hinricher each tallied two points.  

The Station Camp Bison will take to the floor Friday night against White House.  The road game is set to begin with the Lady Bison tip off at 6 pm.


Bison run away from Wildcats to take the win
By Adam Brownabgallatin@bellsouth.net

Aside from the opening 0-0 tie, the contest between the Station Camp Lady Bison and the Livingston Academy Wildcats was never close.  Expanding to an early seven point first quarter lead, the Lady Bison cruised to an 83-67 win over the Lady Wildcats this past weekend.  

After a seven point advantage built in the first period, 21-14, the Maroon and Gray bettered Livingston Academy in the second stanza as well by three, 20-17.  At halftime, the Lady Bison enjoyed a ten point advantage, 41-31.

During the third period, the Bison equaled the same tally placed on the scoreboard in the first period, 21, as did the Wildcats, 14.  Headed into the final period, Station Camp had built a comfortable seventeen point spread over their opposition.

Though the Wildcats outscored the Bison in the final period, 22-21, the Bison proved too much for the visiting Livingston Academy.  The final score from Bison gymnasium read 83-67 in favor of the Lady Bison.

Ellyn Unger, the Bison leading scorer, placed twenty-seven on the board, making two buckets from beyond the three point line.  With fifteen points, Chelsea Parker netted one three and finished as the Bison second leader in scoring.  Paige Carriagn nailed two three pointers and bucketed twelve points on the evening.  Heather Hughes placed ten on the board for Station Camp in the win, while Kayla Buchanan netted eight points.  Kensley Covington tallied seven points and teammates Katelin Rose and freshman Cheyenne North had two points apiece.

The Bison will travel to White House tomorrow night, Friday, January 9th, to take on the White House Blue Devils.  It will be the first of two scheduled January meetings, with the latter to be played on January 30th at home.  Tip off is set to commence at 6 pm.  


Hendersonville Christian falls short against Commandos
By Deon Russelldrhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The host Hendersonville Commandos opened play in the 2008 CarSmart Classic with a 58-42 win over Hendersonville Christian Academy.

“We still have to continue to get better defensively,” said Hendersonville coach Kerry West. “But our guys played hard, and they played well. And, hopefully we are getting better.”

The Commandos raced out to an early 15-8 in the opening period, but Hendersonville Christian battled back in the second quarter to hold the Commandos to a 12-11 advantage.  

Brandon Hall helped ignite the Commandos fast start with six first quarter points on two three-pointers, and Josh Murdock added five points to the Commando totals in the first quarter.

Hall finished the night with 10 points, and Murdock finished with nine.

Ethan Fields scored six points for the Crusaders in the second quarter to help his team keep the Commandos within striking distance, and hold Hendersonville to a 27-19 lead at the half.

Fields led all scorers with 16 points on the night.

The Crusaders came out and matched the Commandos point for point in the third quarter, as both teams put 16 points on the scoreboard in the opening period of the second half.

Matt Kenney scored all seven of his points for the game in the third quarter to lead the Crusaders to their best offensive period of the night.  

Hendersonville’s Trey Tarpley hit three three-pointers in the third quarter to pace the Commando offense, and hold the Crusaders at bay.

Tarpley led the Commando offense with 12 points on the night.

The Commando defense stepped up in the final period of play and held the Crusaders to just seven points in the fourth quarter to erase any hope of a Hendersonville Christian comeback.

The Commandos outscored the Crusaders 15-7 in the final quarter.

Elijah Howell and Ryne Nicholson each scored four points in the fourth quarter to help the Commandos secure the 58-42 win.

“This was the first time we have played Hendersonville Christian,” said West. “I have a lot of respect for coach Jason Tindol. His team played hard, and they are good kids.

“It was a fun game, and a neat game,” added West. “Hendersonville Christian brought a good crowd, and that made it fun.”

The Commandos followed Mondays win over Hendersonville Christian with a five point, 47-42, loss to the Portland Panthers.

“We seem to be getting better,” said West. “Then we play Portland the next night and really struggle from the field.

“That has been a real key this year,” added West. “Shooting from the perimeter we have been struggling, and we have been struggling at the free-throw line. The kids played hard, but we have to find a way to score more.’


Bucs down cross town rival Commandos
By Deon Russelldrhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The Beech Buccaneers picked up an impressive 62-40 win over arch rival Hendersonville at Hendersonville High School on Tuesday night.

 “Anytime we play Hendersonville, you never know what is going to happen,” said Beech coach Darrin Joines. “Records don’t matter and experience doesn’t matter. You know it is going to be a tough game.

“I thought our guys came out with some aggression and did a good job.”

The 12-1 Bucs got 20 points from Reece Chamberlain and 16 points from John Taylor to help lift them to their district 9AAA win of the season.

The Bucs jumped out to an early 19-11 lead on the Commandos.

Chamberlain scored seven points in the opening period of play to help ignite the potent Bucs offense.

Hendersonville’s Colton Mansfield scored five first quarter points to help keep his team in the game.

Mansfield led the Commandos offense with 14 points on the night.

Low scoring game produces win for Lady Bucs
By Deon Russelldrhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The Beech Lady Bucs improved to 7-7 on the year with a 38-31 victory over Hendersonville at Hendersonville High School on Tuesday night.

“Our problem has been that we have trouble putting the ball in the basket,” said Beech coach Dennis Walker. “But our girls played great defense, and they worked hard. They give everything they have got.”

Kat Banks helped lead the Lady Bucs to victory by scoring a team high 12 points.

Hendersonville took an early 12-7 lead in the opening quarter of play, but the Lady Bucs battled back in the second quarter.

Despite only scoring five points in the second quarter, Beech was able to hold Hendersonville to just three points, and the Lady Bucs cut the Lady Commando lead to just three points, 15-12, heading into the half.

Kaylee Shackleford scored three of the Lady Bucs five points, and Ginny Carroll accounted for the other two.

Shackleford finished with 8 points, and Carroll had four points on the night.

Carrie Bowman scored Hendersonville’s only three second quarter points with a shot from beyond the arc.

Commandos take to the mat in 40th Father Ryan Invitational

The 40th annual Father Ryan Invitational took place Jan 2nd and Jan 3rd.  The Commandos placed 11th out of 24 teams with 5 wrestlers placing top 8.  Austin Large finished 8th, Drake Townsend took 3rd, Ryan Treloar tallied a 6th place finish,  Brent Vinson ranked 5th and Brett Jaeckel took home a 4th place finish.  

HHS Match results are as followed:  103 Austin Burris Record: 1- 2. Lost to Alex Ward, McCallie by Dec 7-1.  Defeated Jordan Bradley, Franklin by Dec 9-3.  Lost to Ben Smith, Brentwood High by Dec 4-3

Lady Bison cant overcome early deficit
By Adam Brownabgallatin@bellsouth.net

Whenever the Lady Bison and the Lady Golden Bears square off, fireworks soon follow.  The unbeaten Mt. Juliet Bears and the Station Camp Bison met again during the Above the Rim Invitational in Hickman County this past weekend, and the Maroon and Gray could not place a blemish on the Bears record.  

The first quarter proved enough for the Golden Bears as they outscored the Bison 19-6.   The Lady Bison, throughout the remaining periods, would never surpass the thirteen point deficit from which was created in the opening stanza.  Station Camp placed fourteen on the board in the second period to the Golden Bears eleven.  At halftime the Bison trailed by ten.  

Bison cruise to victory at invitational
By Adam Brown abgallatin@bellsouth.net

The Bison of Station Camp traveled nearly two hours one way to participate in the Above the Rim Invitational held in Hickman County over  Christmas break to take on Bedford County’s Unionville Community High School.  Though the first period ended in a 12-12 tie, the Bison extended to an eight point advantage by halftime and never relinquished the point spread for the remainder of the contest.

The Bison had nine players place at least two points on the board in the win, including two freshmen that managed to find the bucket.

Buccaneers start tournament in style
By Deon Russelldrhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The Beech Buccaneers kicked off the 2008 Beech Holiday Tournament with a 72-44 win over Arlington on Saturday night.

“When you host your own tournament and you get in the losers bracket on day one, it can make for a long couple of days,” said Beech coach Darrin Joines. “And we talked about that before the game.

“I felt like it was important for us to get off to a good start in the first quarter, and we did.”

The Bucs outscored Arlington 25-7 in the opening period to take control of the game from the start.

Reece Chamberlain helped get the Bucs offense on the right track with eight first quarter points, and Matt Cowan added six first quarter points on two three-pointers.

Cowan finished the night with 14 points, and hit four three-pointers against the Tigers’ defense.

“We all played really good tonight,” said Chamberlain. “It was a really good team effort.

“We wanted to come out strong, and we did,” added Chamberlain. “We really wanted to set the tone, and start off the tournament on a good note.”

Lady Bucs hang 37 point win over Lady Cobras
By Deon Russell drhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The Beech Lady Bucs opened play in the 2008 Beech Holiday Tournament with an impressive 66-29 victory over the Whites Creek Lady Cobras.

“We have been having trouble scoring,” said Beech coach Dennis Walker. “So I’ll take this anytime. We put up 45 points in the first half and that is pretty good.”

Four Lady Bucs scored in double digits, and a total of nine players made it into the scoring column in the 37 point win.

Ginny Carroll and Kat Banks led the Lady Bucs offense. Carroll scored a team high 13 points, and Banks was good for 11 points.

Katora Fleming and Jule Kranz each had 10 points on the night.

The Lady Bucs wasted little time in gaining control of the game.

Beech outscored Whites Creek 25-7 in the opening period of play and never looked back.

Carroll and Fleming helped ignite the Lady Bucs’ offense with eight points each in the opening period of play.

“Since this was our tournament, we had some pride in that,” said Carroll. “So coming out and getting such a big win really got us going. It was a good way to start off.

“We did really well in Gatlinburg last week,” added Carroll. “And we just need to get back to how we played up there.”

The Lady Bucs continued to roll in the second quarter, and outscored the Lady Cobras 20-8.

Lady Bucs take home 4th in tournament
By Deon Russelldrhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The Beech Lady Bucs were forced to settle for a fourth place finish in the 2008 Beech Holiday Tournament after losing to Brentwood 53-41 at Beech High School on Monday night.

This was the Lady Bucs second lose this season at the hand of the Lady Bruins.

Beech lost to Brentwood 49-41in November.

“We can’t score,” said Beech coach Dennis Walker. “We just can’t put the ball in the basket, and we had a lot of shots around the goal.

“It is tough on the team,” added Walker. “It is frustrating when you miss an easy little shot. It is frustrating, and it is hard on everybody. They are trying; they just are not able to get the ball to go in.”

After an impressive win over Whites Creek in the opening round of the tournament, the Lady Bucs were forced into the loser’s bracket on Sunday following a 47-32 loss to Hillsboro.

The Lady Bucs fell behind early in the game allowing Brentwood to take a 10-6 advantage in the opening period of play.

Bucs earn championship in annual Beech Holiday Tournament
By Deon Russell drhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The Beech Buccaneers held on to pick up 64-55 win over Germantown in the championship game of the 2008 Beech Holiday Tournament at Beech High School on Monday night.

After winning the Gatlinburg-Pitman Tournament last week, this win brings an end to the Bucs holiday schedule with a record of 6-0 and two tournament championships.

“We had a lot that have not been real close,” said Beech coach Darrin Joines. “This team took us out of our game offensively like Northeast did earlier in the year, and tonight the guys really responded.”

Germantown took an early 18-14 lead to start the game, but the Bucs battled back in the second quarter to build a 25-24 advantage at the half.

Tyler Brown led the Bucs offense in the opening quarter with five points, and he finished the night with 12.

“We just really wanted to win,” said Brown. “And we came out here and got it done.

“They were a really good team,” added Brown. “They are very tall and athletic, and tonight we showed we could hang on.”

Beech outscored Germantown 11-6 in the second quarter.

Bison boys win in convincing fashion
By Adam Brownabgallatin@bellsouth.net

Despite the Knights of Kenwood outscoring the Station Camp Bison 26-12 in the fourth quarter, the home-standing Bison placed a twenty point victory into the win column.  Station Camp improved to .500 on the season with the win, 4-4, while the Black and Gold Knights dropped to 2-4 on the season.  

Station Camp jumped out to a nine point advantage in the first period.  Scoring twenty-six points in the first to Kenwood’s seventeen, the Bison never relinquished the lead.  The Maroon and Gray scored one fewer points, 25, in the second quarter, but held the opposition to just fourteen.  The lead for the Bison at halftime was twenty, 51-31.  It would hold for the second half as well.  

Ellyn Unger scores 28 to secure win for Lady Bison
By Adam Brownabgallatin@bellsouth.net

Behind Ellyn Unger’s twenty-eight point night, the Station Camp Lady Bison outscored the Kenwood Knights in three of the four quarters to move to 7-1 on the season.  The eight point win, 65-57, placed the Lady Bison in a position wherein they could possibly have one blemish on their record until after Christmas when they will travel to Hickman County to participate in the Above the Rim Invitational.  

Against Kenwood, the Lady Bison led by three at the conclusion of the first period.  A twenty-one point second quarter secured an eight point advantage headed into the locker room, 35-27.  

Lady Commandos hold off GHS
By Deon Russelldrhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The Hendersonville Lady Commandos fought off a tough Gallatin Lady Green Wave team Friday night for a 52-41 win at home.

“I am proud of the win,” said Hendersonville coach Clancy Hall. “This just goes to show you how tough the competition is in District 9AAA.

Despite only having a narrow one point lead at the half, 24-23, the Lady Commandos were able to take control of the game in the second half.

Chanler Carlton helped spark the Lady Commandos offense in the third quarter with five points, as Hendersonville outscored Gallatin 12-6 in the opening period of the second half.

Gallatin proves too much for Commandos at home
By Deon Russelldrhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The Hendersonville Commandos could not hold off a third quarter surge by Gallatin, and fell to the Green Wave 54-42 at home Friday night.

Despite carrying a 24-23 lead into the half, the Commandos were unable to weather a 15-2 run by the Green Wave to start the third quarter.

Gallatin’s Brandon Hunter led the rally for the Green Wave by scoring 14 third quarter points, as Gallatin outpaced the Commandos 20-9 in the opening period of the second half.

Hunter finished the night with18 points to lead all scorers.

“We did not give up a lot of points in the first half,” said Gallatin coach Bobby Luna. “We just did not shoot the ball well.

Cheer and Dance teams recieve high honors at TSSAA state meet
By Deon Russelldrhendersonville@bellsouth.net

Hendersonville High School’s cheer and dance squads took part in the TSSAA state competition last Friday and Saturday.

The event was held at Middle Tennessee State University’s Murphy Center.

On Friday evening, the Golden Girls dance team placed second out of 18 teams in their division in dance, and finished in third place with their pom routine.

Their finish earned the Golden Girls a trip to the Nationals held in Orlando, Florida in February.

“I am very excited about the Nationals,” said Golden Girls coach Gianna Caputo. “Overall I am very happy. I am new this year, and it is going really well.

Staton Camp Bison sweep Harpeth Indians at home
Lady Bison hold off Miller for 10 pt win  By Adam Brownabgallatin@bellsouth.net


The ten point win for the Lady Bison of Station Camp came down to stopping Harpeth High School’s Karlie Miller.  Though Miller scored a game high thirty-one points, the Lady Bison held the remaining Indians to just nineteen points.  The ten point win, 60-50, came by means of outscoring the Indians in the first three quarters.  

Merrol Hyde cant keep Tigers at bay
By Deon Russelldrhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The Merrol Hyde Lady Hawks were unable to hold off a second half rally by the Watertwon Lady Tigers and fell at home 56-42 at home Tuesday night.

“I felt excellent about the first half,” said Merrol Hyde coach Sonya Coley. “We were prepared, we knew what they were going to do, and we knew how to play them. And it worked in the first half.”

After falling behind 12-8 in the opening period of play, the Lady Hawks battled back in the second quarter, and took control of the game.

Hawks lose season district opener
By Deon Russelldrhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The Merrol Hyde Hawks dropped their district opener to Watertown with a 66-47 loss at home on Tuesday night.

The Hawks were able to build a 17-15 lead at the end of the first quarter, and they were able to stretch that lead to three points, 30-27, at the end of the second.

Branson Lankster scored six points in the opening period to help Merrol Hyde take the early lead.

Lankster finished the night with 11 points.

Ian Underwood and Tommy Eisenbraun each added four first quarter points to help the Hawks’ offense.

Commandos come up one point short against Panthers
By Deon Russelldrhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The Hendersonville Commandos dropped a heartbreaker to the Portland Panthers at home on Friday night.

The Commandos were unable to hold the Panthers off, and Portland slipped away with a 42-41 win.

“Our guys played hard,” said Hendersonville coach Kerry West. “But I think our inexperience showed tonight.

“We had several chances to win, but we couldn’t get it done.”

Ryne Nicholson led the Commandos’ offense with a team high 13 points, and Reece Hayes contributed 12 points in the loss.

Lady Commandos post 32 point win at home
By Deon Russelldrhendersonville@bellsouth.net

The Hendersonville Lady Commandos notched a 62-30 victory over the Portland Lady Panthers at home on Friday night. 

“Portland is a young team,” said Hendersonville coach Clancy Hall. “They are where we were two or three years ago. But they do things right and they move the ball well.

“It was good for us to get a win against them,” added Hall. “Especially since they will be in our district next year.”

Amy Duke led the Lady Commandos to victory with a game high 15 points, and Myriah Iles chipped in 13 points.

After the Lady Commandos jumped out to a 14-4 lead in the opening period of play, Hendersonville outscored Portland 18-8 in the second quarter.

Lewis signs at Trevecca
Lewis signed to play soccer at Trevecca Nazarene University.  Front row Left to Right:  Lisa, mom, Drew and Chad, dad; Back row Left to Right:  Russ Plummer, Jeff Carr and Darren Frank
Hawks down Commandos
By Adam Brownabgallatin@bellsouth.net

Tuesday night saw a 1-3 Hendersonville Commando boy’s basketball team take on an unbeaten Rossview High School squad.  Though the Commandos were off to a quick start, the Hawks of Rossview posted more points in each of the four quarters to capture a 54-39 win on the road.

With the end of the first period having posted a 13-11 advantage for the visiting Hawks, the Commandos were well within reach.  Similarly, the score remain with grasp heading into the locker room, down five, 25-20.  

Lady Commandos shoot down Hawks
By Adam Brownabgallatin@bellsouth.net

With only one blemish on their record, a loss to Clarksville High School in the third game of the season, the Hendersonville Lady Commandos stepped onto their home hardwood to face the Rossview High School Hawks.  Led by the nineteen point performance of junior Myriah Iles, the Lady Black and Gold improved to 4-1 on the year with an eleven point victory.  

Leading by six points after the first period, 19-13, the Lady Commandos were held to only nine points in the second stanza. On the other hand, the defense of Hendersonville was stifling, and held its opposition to only four points in period number two.  At halftime, the Lady Commando had ballooned to an eleven point advantage, 28-17.  


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