9:30 AM Feb 11, 2013
Winning follows CU women's coach When Cumberland's men reached the NAIA round of 16 in 2004, Alonzo Evans and Leroy Hickerson led the way with their high-scoring and high-acrobatic highlights. But when Coach Lonnie Thompson didn't like what he saw from those two, it was point guard...
11:30 AM Feb 8, 2013
Winning follows CU women's coach When Cumberland's men reached the NAIA round of 16 in 2004, Alonzo Evans and Leroy Hickerson led the way with their high-scoring and high-acrobatic highlights. But when Coach Lonnie Thompson didn't like what he saw from those two, it was point guard...
9:30 AM Feb 4, 2013
Super Sunday holds special memories for Lebanon coach If you're a sports fan, or just an American, Super Bowl Sunday one of the most eagerly-anticipated days of the year. It's become a de facto mid-winter holiday where we gather with friends, family and even strangers with a big fl...
9:30 AM Jan 28, 2013
Super sibling rivalry Out of the thousands who have played football, who have beaten the odds to reach the highest level of the game [the NFL], who have become assistant coaches, then head coaches, of which there are only 32 right now. To have a pair of brothers be two of those 32 ...
6:00 PM Jan 25, 2013
andy.reed@lebanondemocrat.com GLADEVILLE — When Jon Rosshirt couldn't answer the second-half bell due to a gimpy ankle, Deante Miller came in and lit the fuse Wilson Central needed to ignite a 57-44 win over visiting Lebanon on Friday night. Miller scored all 12 of his points...
6:00 PM Jan 23, 2013
From staff reports Lebanon's good second quarter was undone by a nightmarish third as District 9-AAA-leading Hendersonville dealt the host Blue Devils a 65-54 loss Tuesday night at Campbell Brandon Gym/Hester Gibbs Court. A 16-9 second period turned a 19-17 Hendersonville lead into ...
6:00 PM Jan 23, 2013
By Andy Reed andy.reed@lebanondemocrat.com Hendersonville's girls used the three-ball to get the lead and went back to the long ball to stay in front in a 47-41 victory over Lebanon at Campbell Brandon Gym/Hester Gibbs Court on Tuesday night. The Lady Commandos connected on f...
6:00 PM Jan 19, 2013
Tierney Jenkins has never been indecisive on the basketball court. Her aggressiveness and fearless on the floor made her one of the top two players in Wilson Central's history, a Miss Basketball finalist and an All-SEC performer at Alabama. But with nearly two years gone by since sh...
6:00 PM Jan 12, 2013
Hall of Fame speeches may come from the grave Among the most breath-baiting questions raised by this week's Baseball Hall of Fame announcement: Who will make the induction speeches in Cooperstown this summer? No one acquired 75 percent of the votes cast by members of the Baseball W...
6:00 PM Jan 5, 2013
Top sports stories of 2012 We're five days into the new year. Since I finally have a moment and I'm terrible at predicting the future, I'll look back at the previous year and the top [number to be determined] sports stories of 2012: 1. Friendship Christian's continued dominance of ...
6:00 PM Dec 29, 2012
Andrews played big role in LHS sports history One of the more interesting inductees into the Lebanon High Sports Hall of Fame a couple of weeks ago is Jim Andrews. I’ve gone to church with Jim for many years. In fact, when I was a boy, my family and I sat a co...
6:00 PM Dec 22, 2012
New LHS coach follows Hunt from Danville to Lebanon It's not uncommon for communities to have a sister town in another state or even a foreign country. Lebanon has forged sporting bonds with Danville, Ky. One Danville native son, Woody Hunt, has become a Lebanon legend with ...
6:00 PM Dec 15, 2012
Brandon, Gibbs make LHS hall legit Lebanon High paid a long overdue honor to Campbell Brandon and Hester Gibbs by inducting the 28-year basketball coaches into the school's Sports Hall of Fame. It wasn't that the school ignored the coaches who led the teams to 1,179 hardwood victor...
6:00 PM Dec 8, 2012
Former LHS star brings real world experience to CU London Elie is the oldest of six children named for places. Her siblings' names are Icelyn, Hyland [the only brother], Scottlyn, Ireland and Asia. What the former Lebanon High two-sport star has experienced between her 2008 graduat...
6:00 PM Nov 24, 2012
Lots to be thankful for in local sports If you can't eat another bite of turkey and you're all shopped out, you might head over to the new Lebanon High School today for the second day of its Thanksgiving Classic at the new Campbell Brandon Gym/Hester Gibbs Court. The new gym is bea...
6:00 PM Nov 17, 2012
Tenn. Tech: A cradle of coaches As the 1983 college football season drew to a close, Middle Tennessee State needed only to beat a one-win Tennessee Tech team in the season finale to go to its first NCAA I-AA playoff. But the Golden Eagles came into Murfreesboro and spoiled the Blue Raider...
6:00 PM Nov 10, 2012
A decade of McChurch football ends Barring a longshot invitation to the NAIA playoffs or a bowl game, Cumberland's football season will end with today's game at Lindsey Wilson. It will mark the end of an era - the McChurch Era. I first heard of the McChurch family back in th...