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Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2015
South Side hands Lady Chocs first loss (09/01/15)
The first two matches of Monday's tri-match between Dyer County, Jackson South Side and Cooter, Mo. were a clear indication of how the nightcap was going to go as both the Lady Choctaws and Lady Hawks swept straight sets from the Lady Wildcats by nearly identical scores...
Dyersburg sweeps Tipton-Rosemark in volleyball action (09/01/15)
The Lady Trojans picked up another win away from the comfy confines of Dyersburg High School, defeating Tipton-Rosemark in straight sets on Monday night. "I was very happy with how the girls played tonight," Dyersburg head coach Marilyn Liljenquist said. "They played great the first two sets, had a lot of energy. They had great teamwork...
Dyersburg moves up again in latest AP poll (08/31/15)
Associated Press The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through August 31, total points based on 10 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 10th-place vote:...
Trojan 'horses' stampede past Ripley (08/30/15)
The bright, full moon decorated a dark-blue sky on an evening made for lovers and high school football fans. With summer holding on to its dwindling grip on the weather, two ancient rivals squared off on the table-top turf of J.C. Sawyers Stadium to renew their old rivalry once again. ...
Choctaws falter in fourth quarter at Brighton (08/30/15)
For three quarters it looked as though the Choctaws were poised to move to 2-0 on the season. But, a pair of Cardinal drives in the final 12 minutes pushed the hosting Brighton team ahead as the clock ran out on a late Dyer County drive in the Tribe's 21-14 loss on Friday night...
It's not our national pastime, it's our game (08/30/15)
You have to wonder sometimes if some of the rest of the world looks at us here in the United States and wonders how we, one of the most civilized nation's in the history of this planet, can have such a love affair with a sport that can be as brutal as football...
Tribe hopes to keep momentum against Cards (08/28/15)
The Dyer County Choctaws put an exclamation point on their victory over McKenzie during the fourth quarter last Friday night, pulling away from the Rebels with 20 points in the last four minutes of the contest. The Choctaws will look to build off that finish as they look to move to 2-0 on the season when they travel to Brighton on Friday night...
Trojans look to continue winning ways against Ripley (08/28/15)
The Dyersburg Trojans got their 2015 season off to a strong start last week in their 58-6 win over visiting MLK-Prep, putting up over 500 yards of offense during the blowout win over the Rams. This week, the Trojans look to move to 2-0 on the season when they host one of their traditional rivals, the Ripley Tigers...
Three Oaks runs past Lauderdale Middle (08/28/15)
The Three Oaks Choctaws bounced back from a tough defeat last week, dominating the Lauderdale Middle School Tigers 48-26 in the team's home opener on Thursday night. "This is the team we've been wanting to see out here," Three Oaks head coach Chris Eaves said. "Putting in all this work, it paid off tonight."...
DMS holds off Haywood for first win (08/26/15)
The Dyersburg Middle School Trojans took advantage of the first of only two home games on the schedule this season to give first-year head coach Trey Vernon his first win of his career, holding off a late Haywood Middle School surge to take a 28-22 victory on Tuesday afternoon at J.C. Sawyers Stadium...
Lady Trojan soccer still unbeaten after Chester County tie (08/26/15)
Despite controlling the tempo for much of the game, a late Lady Eagle score led to the Lady Trojans' season-opening string of victories ending as Dyersburg's battle with Chester County ended in a 1-1 tie on Tuesday night. "I thought the girls played well," Dyersburg head coach Musa Manneh said. "It was a good game of soccer. Games against Chester County are usually competitive for us."...
Lady Trojan soccer continues to roll, shuts out South Fulton in home opener (08/25/15)
Though the season is still only about a week old, the Lady Trojans have gotten their 2015 campaign off to an impressive start, adding a 5-0 win on Monday afternoon to a pair of dominating performances last week. "I thought our girls played well," Dyersburg head coach Musa Manneh said. "The other team just tried to make it difficult for us. They just sat back and didn't come out. So, our girls had to be patient and moved the ball around."...
Lady Trojan volleyball team sweeps Lexington (08/25/15)
After opening the season on the road last week in Henderson and Middle Tennessee over the weekend, the Lady Trojans got the home portion of their schedule off to a strong start on Monday as they swept visiting Lexington in straight sets. "I think we played well for our first home match," Dyersburg head coach Marilyn Liljenquist said. "I saw a few things we need to work on to improve our game."...
Dyer County volleyball improves to 9-0 (08/25/15)
The Lady Choctaw volleyball team moved to 9-0 on the season with a three-set win over visiting Scott's Hill on Monday afternoon at Dyer County High School. "I felt like our girls did very well as far as playing our game," Dyer County head coach Jennifer Ray said. "They served really well. They ran the offense really well. We got up and kept the focused and finished them pretty quickly."...
Dyersburg gains four spots in latest AP Poll (08/24/15)
Associated Press The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through August 24, total points based on 10 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 10th-place vote:...
Choctaws use late burst to blast Rebels, 41-13 (08/23/15)
Proving it's not how a team starts the game, but more importantly how one finishes, Dyer County got the 2015 campaign off to a rousing start on Friday in Newbern. Hosting McKenzie at Choctaw Stadium, DC rolled up a 2-year high of 510 yards in total offense, using a late-scoring barrage that included 28 second-half points to pull away from the visiting Rebels to win in convincing fashion, 41-13...
Dyersburg dominates MLK Prep to open season (08/23/15)
The Dyersburg Trojans got their offense going in their season opener against MLK-Prep, scoring eight times before punctuating their 58-6 win with a late safety in the fourth quarter to open the 2015 regular season with an impressive win. "Really excited about it," Dyersburg head coach Bart Stowe said. "Way to start the season off right here. Really proud of our boys here to play at home and get our first win to get things started."...
A good start to the season is very essential (08/23/15)
While football can tend to take front and center stage in the hearts and minds of our local sports fans this week with the start of the 2015 regular season, the Trojan and Choctaw gridiron gangs aren't the only ones who got their first regular season games in this week...
Young Trojans look to gain experience against MLK Rams (08/21/15)
After holding the Union City offense in check for much of their jamboree contest last Friday night, the Trojans look to get their 2015 regular season off to a strong start while getting experience as they host MLK-Prep (formerly Frayser) tonight at J.C. Sawyers Stadium...
Choctaws hoping to start season with win over Rebels (08/21/15)
Coming off a subpar performance in the SportsPlus Jamboree last Friday night at Jackson South Side against Liberty, the Dyer County Choctaws look to rebound and get their 2015 regular season underway on a much stronger note as they host the McKenzie Rebels tonight...
Dyersburg holds off Rebel rally for win in first freshman jamboree (08/21/15)
After building a comfortable 10-point, second-half lead over the Obion County Central Rebel freshmen on Thursday night, the Trojan rookies held off a late OCCHS rally to take a 16-14 win in the inaugural City of Dyersburg Freshman Football Jamboree at J.C. Sawyers Stadium...
Dyersburg High School to host Freshman Jamboree (08/20/15)
Dyersburg High School will provide itself and five other schools with a look at the future of their programs on Thursday night as J.C. Sawyers Stadium will be the site of the City of Dyersburg 2015 Freshman Football Jamboree. The action gets underway at 6:45 when Union City takes on Covington. Halls and Munford will follow that as the Tigers and Cougars square off at 7:15. Dyersburg's freshmen will close out the event when they face Obion County at 7:45...
Lady Choctaws give Williams first career win as a head coach (08/19/15)
The Dyer County Lady Choctaws picked up an important win on Tuesday afternoon, opening their season with a 2-1 win over visiting Jackson North Side. "I'm proud of our seniors," Dyer County head coach Cody Williams said. "They've been working hard all summer. I thought they really deserved to win tonight."...
Dyersburg dominates McKenzie in season opener (08/19/15)
The Dyersburg Lady Trojans got both their season and their district schedule off to a strong start, dominating McKenzie on the Lady Rebels home field 7-1 on Tuesday. "It's a little bit unfamiliar surroundings in McKenzie," Dyersburg head coach Musa Manneh said. "I thought the girls were very patient and played well."...
Lady Choctaw volleyball sweeps So. Gibson (08/19/15)
For the second straight day, the Lady Choctaw volleyball team needed only three sets to dispatch their opposition, defeating the South Gibson Lady Hornets in straight sets on Tuesday evening. "I am happy with our performance, but we probably didn't play to our full potential tonight," Dyer County head coach Jennifer Ray said. "I always tell the girls to never settle for mediocrity and to always push and push. Try to play every single second and play as hard as they can."...