Dyersburg State Gazette Sports http://www.stategazette.com/sports/ Sports headlines from the Dyersburg State Gazette newspaper in Dyersburg, Tennessee en-us Second half clinches title for unbeaten Three Oaks girls http://www.stategazette.com/story/2379560.html The Three Oaks girls found themselves in unfamiliar territory on Monday night – in a one-possession game at halftime in the WTAC Small Area Championship Game at Northview Middle School – before... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 01:01:36 -0600 Trojans escape with one-point win over Peabody http://www.stategazette.com/story/2379558.html JASON PEEVYHOUSE jpeevyhouse@stategazette.com After a pair of double-digit wins earlier in the week against district opponents, the Trojans had to battle and rally from eight points down at the half... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:59:28 -0600 Choctaws clinch win over UC from line in non-district sweep http://www.stategazette.com/story/2379557.html Free-throw shooting is something the Choctaws have struggled with at times this season but the Dyer County boys made sure if they were to falter on Monday night, it would not be at the charity stripe... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:58:38 -0600 Late Hunt three-pointer gives Lady Eagles win over No. 16 ranked Motlow State http://www.stategazette.com/story/2379556.html JASON PEEVYHOUSE jpeevyhouse@stategazette.com The Lady Eagles game is set around its larger inside game, evidenced by Dyersburg State’s women going multiple games without hitting one from beyond the... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:53:34 -0600 Trio of wins moves Trojans up another spot in poll http://www.stategazette.com/story/2379459.html With the Trojans in the midst of a 13-game winning streak as the week begins, Dyersburg's boys moved up a spot in the latest Associated Press Class AA Boys Basketball poll released on Monday... Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:22:07 -0600 Strong start continues No. 4 Trojans’ roll http://www.stategazette.com/story/2379047.html A strong start for the Trojans on Friday night was highlighted by a 14-0 run in the first quarter as fourth-ranked Dyersburg moved to 4-0 in District play with a 67-43 win over visiting South Gibson... Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:00:38 -0600 DC girls take lead in 13AAA; beat Munford in OT http://www.stategazette.com/story/2379046.html JASON PEEVYHOUSE jpeevyhouse@stategazette.com During a season full of accolades last season, the Lady Choctaws were able to do something on Friday night which escaped their 2015-16 resume as it took... Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:00:29 -0600 DHS Basketball Homecoming Court announced http://www.stategazette.com/story/2379048.html Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:59:34 -0600 Here’s a few quick words from Peevy http://www.stategazette.com/story/2379045.html The last few weeks have shown why it is easy to see why basketball season is probably one of my favorite times of the year. After all, you’re talking about someone who reads more comic book titles on... Sat, 21 Jan 2017 01:47:30 -0600 Unbeaten Three Oaks girls eliminate Northview in Small Area Tournament semis http://www.stategazette.com/story/2378621.html A dominating performance in the opening minutes proved to be enough to push the undefeated Lady Choctaws into the Small Area Tournament Finals as Three Oaks moved to 18-0 on the year with a 59-26... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:02:36 -0600 Nigerian duo making impact this season for DSCC http://www.stategazette.com/story/2378620.html Once two transfer students from Carver Bible College in Atlanta stepped onto the court for the Dyersburg State Lady Eagles, center Nancy Irabor and guard/forward Blessing Samuel made history with the... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:00:56 -0600 Trojan hoops in the midst of special season http://www.stategazette.com/story/2378371.html Over the last decade, when the local high school basketball season has arrived, the conversation surrounding the teams to watch has generally centered on both squads from Dyer County, as well as the... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:10:47 -0600 Northview girls advance in tournament, TOMS boys eliminated http://www.stategazette.com/story/2378270.html After a pair of lop-sided wins over the Lady Tigers during the regular season, the Northview Lady Choctaws found themselves trailing Halls after one frame before rallying to retake the lead and hold... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:35:24 -0600 No. 4 Trojans fend off Chargers to stay atop District 13AA http://www.stategazette.com/story/2377947.html The fourth-ranked Trojans continued their winning ways on Tuesday night, picking up a big road win in district play with a 66-56 win over Westview in Martin. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:12:39 -0600 Dyer County boys continue winning ways with OT win http://www.stategazette.com/story/2377946.html For the Choctaws, it was a tale of two halves as Dyer County rallied from a 14-point deficit at the half to take a 57-55 win over St. Benedict at Auburndale in Cordova on Tuesday night. “We didn’t... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:11:55 -0600 Trojan alum Howard standing out at Blue Mountain http://www.stategazette.com/story/2377945.html Former Dyersburg High School Trojan Jay Howard has been seeing plenty of playing time as well as success during his sophomore season with the Toppers. Last Thursday, Howard led his team with 19... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:10:41 -0600