Dyersburg State Gazette Sports http://www.stategazette.com/sports/ Sports headlines from the Dyersburg State Gazette newspaper in Dyersburg, Tennessee en-us Choctaws survive OT scare against USJ http://www.stategazette.com/story/2365536.html With just over four minutes left on Friday night, the Choctaws looked to be well on their way to a double-digit win over the Bruins at home. But, lightning nearly struck for the second time in three... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:57:00 -0600 Love of sports, science takes Thurman up the ladder at Wilson Sports http://www.stategazette.com/story/2365533.html Bob Thurman’s background in the sporting world begins where a lot of people who share similar careers does – on the field. While at Dyersburg High School, Thurman was a three-sport athlete, playing... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:53:18 -0600 Improvement in second half will help the Lady Trojans roll http://www.stategazette.com/story/2365527.html A good start is essential for a team to be successful each game. But, equally important, is being able to put a ribbon on the game, as it were, finishing strong to put a team away and not let... Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:49:44 -0600 TOMS Lady Choctaws dominate Ripley http://www.stategazette.com/story/2365358.html The Three Oaks Lady Choctaws continued their domination of middle school basketball in Northwest Tennessee, holding the Lady Tigers to only a pair of field goals during a 52-4 win at Ripley on... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:25:55 -0600 Choctaws, Lady Choctaws dominate in sweep of Halls http://www.stategazette.com/story/2365168.html The Northview basketball teams moved their record this week to a combined 4-0 as the Choctaws and Lady Choctaws opened the month of December with a convincing sweep of Halls in Newbern on Thursday... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:39:28 -0600 Local cheerleaders take part in annual Thanksgiving Day Parade http://www.stategazette.com/story/2365167.html While their classmates were celebrating their Thanksgiving, a trio of local middle school cheerleaders were in the Big Apple as they cheered during the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:38:08 -0600 5 Trojans, Choctaw duo selected for West TN All-Star Game http://www.stategazette.com/story/2364861.html The rosters for the 2016 West Tennessee All-Star Game at Liberty Tech High School on Dec. 9 have been announced with two players from Dyer County as well as five Trojans and Dyersburg head coach Bart... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:38:41 -0600 Trojans now 4-0 with win over Munford http://www.stategazette.com/story/2364463.html The Trojan offense shot exactly 50 percent from the line while the defense forced 14 turnovers as the Dyersburg boys moved to 4-0 on the season with a 53-43 win at home over Munford on Tuesday night... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:46:39 -0600 Lady Choctaws stay perfect with win over Henry County http://www.stategazette.com/story/2364462.html The Lady Choctaws got on top of Henry County early then added strong runs in the third and fourth quarter on their way to a 78-62 win over the Lady Patriots on Tuesday night at Dyer County High... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:44:31 -0600 Three Oaks girls remain unbeaten in split at Crestview http://www.stategazette.com/story/2364461.html The Three Oaks girls added to their perfect record on Monday night as the Lady Choctaws pulled away in the second and third quarters on their way to a 51-31 win over Crestview in Covington. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:43:36 -0600 Choctaws hold off Ripley in Northview sweep; girls roll after strong start http://www.stategazette.com/story/2363999.html Northview Middle School may have been a little rusty after a week-plus break for Thanksgiving, but the Choctaws and Lady Choctaws got that rust knocked off early as the two teams went to Ripley on... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 23:11:51 -0600 Choctaws falter against Red Devils at Thanksgiving Classic http://www.stategazette.com/story/2363998.html Despite being up by 13 points at halftime, a frustrating second half led to the second Choctaw loss in as many days as Bradford outscored the Choctaws by 15 points in the second half to take a... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 23:10:51 -0600 Lady Choctaws remain unbeaten with win over Clarksburg http://www.stategazette.com/story/2363997.html The Lady Choctaws picked up their fourth win of the season, keeping their record unblemished with a dominating 73-29 win over Clarksburg on the second day of the Westview Thanksgiving Classic. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 23:09:52 -0600 Dyersburg knocks off Lady Pioneers http://www.stategazette.com/story/2363996.html The Dyersburg girls completed their successful stay at the Point Guard Classic at Gibson County High School, fending off a late Lady Pioneer rally to take a 55-50 win over the hosting Gibson County... Mon, 28 Nov 2016 23:09:00 -0600