The year 2020 may be slowly headed toward the rearview mirror as more people receive the COVID-19 vaccine and the numbers on those contracting the virus appear to be going down.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Bakary Bagayoko netted three goals in Cumberland’s 5-1 win over the University of Pikeville in men’s soccer action Tuesday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.
CAMPBELLVILLE, Ky. — Cumberland’s men (6-9, 3-4 MSC) lost 3-0 on the road in a Mid-South Conference matchup to fourth-ranked Campbellsville University (15-3, 7-1) on Tuesday.
When Bradley Central and Lebanon renewed their old state tournament history two years ago, the Lady Bears were billed as a grind-it-out defensive oriented team which defeated the Devilettes 34-26 en route to their sixth state championship.
Cumberland cross country has moved from the Drakes Creek Scramble this Saturday to the RedHawk Last Chance 5K.
PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — Cumberland’s men placed eighth in the Skyhawk Invitational on Tuesday.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Mt. Juliet’s Jack Fortner signs with Calhoun College baseball.
Mt. Juliet’s Seth Stevens signs to play baseball for Transylvania University.
The field is set and 21 Wilson County high school wrestlers will be headed to Chattanooga for the individual state tournament later this week.
Mt. Juliet’s Brady Young signs to play baseball for East Tennessee State University earlier this month.
Wilson Central pitcher Kassidy Davis signs to play softball for Jackson State Community College earlier this month. Seated with the three-year starter are (from left), sister Kenzie, parents Dave and Buffey and sister Kiley Davis. Standing are Lady Wildcat head coach Kacey Pedigo, assistant …
Mt. Juliet’s Cross Barnes signs to play football for Lake Forest College.
GLADEVILLE — Wilson Central’s girls defied the belief it’s hard to beat a team three times in one season by beating visiting for the third time in 2020-21, ousting the Lady Bears in the District 9-AAA play-in game 35-26 Sunday afternoon.
Mt. Juliet's Gabbi Brown signs to play volleyball for Trevecca Nazarene University.
Wilson Central senior Steven Stone signs to play soccer for Lincoln Memorial University. Seated with the four-year starter are (from left), sister Nicole, parents Jae and Dale and aunt Ann Stone. Standing are sister-in-law Jennifer Stone, Wildcat assistant coach Zach Clark, travel coach Nat …
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
HENDERSONVILLE — Green Hill’s boys had two chances to get the one more win needed for the first-year Hawks to finish first in the final District 9-AAA standings.
Green Hill senior Ashlyn Riggs, center, signs to play softball for Bryan College last week. Riggs is pictured with mother, Shelley (left); twin sister, Anna; and father, Chris Riggs. Standing are Lady Hawks assistant coach Rob Brown, head coach Savannah Sanders and assistant Hannah Alexander.
HENDERSONVILLE — Beech’s press kept Green Hill at bay long enough for the host Lady Buccaneers to post a regular season-ending 41-37 win Thursday night on Boots Scott Court.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
MT. JULIET — It was appropriate Green Hill’s inaugural Senior Night came against its “parent” school, Mt. Juliet as three of the Lady Hawks’ five seniors faced their former team last Friday night.
MT. JULIET — The burgeoning Mt. Juliet-Green Hill rivalry may have blossomed Friday night.
THOMPSON’S STATION — John Kramer considered this undefeated Wilson Central wrestling team to be among the best of his 13 Wildcat squads.
Wednesday, February 03, 2021
MT. JULIET — Lebanon’s girls gave coach Cory Barrett a happy 46th birthday last Friday night with a 72-34 thumping of West Wilson rival Mt. Juliet.
MT. JULIET — Facing a Lebanon team rounding into form for the stretch run, Mt. Juliet gave the Blue Devils a battle during the first half before LHS’ length and athleticism overtook the Golden Bears 54-43 last Friday night.
The Washington Mystics were not expected to make much news when free agency officially began Monday, but the negotiation period has proved otherwise.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
GLADEVILLE — Beech broke a tie in the second quarter last Friday night and rode the 29-point effort of Bri Ellis to post a 55-40 victory at Wilson Central.
FRANKLIN — Mt. Juliet boys picked up a matinee game at Franklin last Saturday and returned home with a 70-35 setback.
Tickets are officially on sale for the Ally 400, the NASCAR Cup Series race headed to the Nashville Superspeedway on June 20.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
GLADEVILLE — The records may be un-Mt. Juliet/Wilson Central-like. But last Friday’s game between the West Wilson rivals wasn’t much different from yesteryear’s battles when the two programs were among the best in the state.
GLADEVILLE — Wilson Central’s boys bolted to a big lead early before Mt. Juliet controlled the rest of the game as the Golden Bears picked up a 45-38 road victory last Friday.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
first-quarter threes for her six and Avery Harris, Ny’lyia Rankins and Madison Jennings each tossed in two.
MT. JULIET — In a game of runs by both sides, Green Hill’s boys let Lebanon get even a few times, but never trailing in spoiling the Blue Devils’ first visit to the Hill 62-55 last Friday night.
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
The NFL has arrived at the playoffs, surviving a regular season unlike any other as it played through the novel coronavirus pandemic. As the threat of the virus looms, the league will unveil a new playoff format while challengers line up to knock off the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs…
When Wilson County Schools athletic teams returned to competition earlier this week, gyms and bowling alleys were expected to look different in the spectator areas.
HOUSTON — Derrick Henry ran into the NFL record books with the best game of his career on Sunday.
CAMPBELLSVILLE — Cumberland opened its first game back after the Christmas break slow and overcame an 13-point first half deficit, but an inspired Tigers team after a teammate went down propelled them to a 70-66 Campbellsville win at the Powell Athletic Center.
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
By MT. JULIET NEWS STAFF
Region 4-6A as it’s been constructed the past four seasons is no more as the six teams have been scattered to new classes and regions in the TSSAA’s realignment for 2021 and ’22.
The 2020 high school football season ended just a month or two ago for Wilson County teams, but coaches have been busy arranging schedules for the 2021 and ’22 seasons.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Mt. Juliet Christian senior Montrell Walker (in Howard shirt) signs to play football for Howard University last week. Seated with him are (from left) father, Jeris, and grandparents, Ramona and Larry Walker. Standing are Saints defensive coordinator Tommy Wilson, head coach Dan Davis and str…
Wilson County Schools has suspended all extra-curricular activities, including athletics, beginning Monday and continuing through Jan. 3.
WATERTOWN — Neither team was at full strength, but Watertown closed out a 65-62 win over Wilson Central on the power play Saturday afternoon.
MT. JULIET — After Hendersonville was unable to play at Green Hill on Friday night, Lady Hawks coach Cherie Abner booked Creek Wood to come in.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
A group of 19 cheerleaders from Wilson and Rutherford counties is set to compete on the world stage in March after winning the Magnolia Championship in Jackson, Mississippi over the weekend.
MT. JULIET — The initial meeting between Wilson Central and host Green Hill was a battle for the first 10 minutes Friday night.
MT. JULIET — Short-handed Wilson Central was no match for Green Hill’s girls Friday night as the host Lady Hawks soared to a 53-15 triumph.
MCKENZIE — Cumberland closed the game on a 33-17 run after a sloppy first-half of action defeating Bethel University 83-74 in men’s basketball action Friday afternoon at the Crisp Arena.
Wednesday, December 09, 2020
GLADEVILLE — Lebanon’s girls scored the first 17 points last Friday night in a 73-16 win to spoil Wilson Central’s home opener.The
GLADEVILLE — Wilson Central’s boys may be the most improved team in District 9-AAA.
Wednesday, December 02, 2020
First-year programs, like most professional expansion teams, face growing pains which are normally reflected in the won-loss records.
Coming off a run unprecedented in school history, a slew of graduations and transfers prompted by the opening of nearby Green Hill has Mt. Juliet’s boys essentially starting over under new coach Jonathan Drake.