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Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2015
Choctaw soccer tops Ripley in shortened game (04/01/15)
With the Choctaws leading as the second half got underway on Tuesday afternoon in soccer action against Ripley, Mother Nature stepped in to halt the proceedings, giving Dyer County its second win in three games, including its second straight at home with a 2-1 win over the Tigers...
Annual Easter Slam Tournament starts today (04/01/15)
Baseball fans in Dyersburg, as well as three other sites in Northwest Tennessee can get their fill of diamond action over the next four days as the annual Easter Slam Tournament begins today with the first game at Dyersburg High School starting at 3:30 p.m...
Lady Trojans dominate Lady Bulldogs behind Jones' 10K outing (04/01/15)
The Lady Trojans completed their first trip through the district and did it in convincing fashion, beating Milan 10-0 on the Lady Bulldogs home field on Tuesday afternoon. "We had been hearing good things about Milan," Dyersburg head coach Steve Wilder said. "They took South Gibson into extra innings, beat Obion. We were concerned because they have a good freshman pitcher...
DHS tennis splits with Halls (04/01/15)
The Dyersburg girls tennis team improved to 7-0 on the season, but it was not an easy task as the Lady Tigers gave them all they could handle before the Lady Trojans took the 4-3 win over Halls at home on Tuesday afternoon. "Halls is probably the best team we've played all year -- girls and boys," Dyersburg head coach Mark Schneider said. "It was good for us because we saw some competition we hadn't seen and they had some tougher matches."...
Nine-run sixth fuels Lady Trojan domination (03/31/15)
The Lady Trojans needed breathing room after an unearned run crossed the plate in the top of the sixth inning to put the Lady Rebels within one. The Dyersburg bats provided that and more as the Black and Gold offensive barrage put together eight hits to get nine runners across the plate to give the Lady Trojans a 15-5 win over Obion County Central on Monday night...
Trojans get district win with two in seventh (03/31/15)
After losing three games in the final inning early last week, the Trojans picked up their second come-from-behind win in a row, scoring one in the sixth inning and two more in the seventh to take an important 5-3 district win over Obion County on Monday at Troy...
Lady Choctaws drop four of five in Riverdale Classic (03/31/15)
The Lady Choctaws had a tough weekend on their trip to the Riverdale Classic in Murfreesboro, losing four out of the five games they played on Friday. Dyer County opened their Riverdale Classic schedule at 9 a.m. on Friday, dropping a 2-1 decision to Carl Sandberg. ...
Local Sports Schedule (03/30/15)
Local Sports Schedule sponsored by Scott Self, DDS and Taylor Jarrell, DDS 285-8890 Monday Peoria, Ill. at Dyer County (Baseball, 5 p.m.) Dyer County at University School of Jackson (Softball, 5 p.m.) Dyer County at South Fulton (Soccer, 5:30 p.m.) Dyersburg at Obion County (Baseball, 4:30 p.m.)...
Hubbs dealing with change all over again (03/30/15)
Hubbs dealing with change all over again Early Friday morning after receiving a text message from former Dyer County standout and current University of Tennessee sophomore Robert Hubbs III, a terrible feeling was felt. Though the initial thought process was something had happened in Knoxville, the first thought was Hubbs had some news to share regarding his future. ...
Arlington seventh spoils Choctaw comeback (03/28/15)
After dropping a pair of games to the Tigers this season on the road, the Choctaws hoped that a return home would be what they needed to push them past Arlington. But, a pair of big innings for the Tigers -- including a five-run seventh inning -- overshadowed the Dyer County comeback attempt in the Choctaws home opener as Arlington won 10-5 at Newbern on Friday night...
Walk-off gives Dyersburg positive close to week (03/28/15)
After beginning the week with three straight final-inning losses, the Trojans got to enjoy the spoils of winning one in the final at bat themselves as a booted Steven Armstrong grounder led to a pair of runs to give the Trojans a 3-2 win over McNairy Central on Friday evening in the final night of the Sports Plus Tournament at Jackson North Side...
Four-run first inning lifts Dyersburg State to split (03/28/15)
After dropping a tough 4-1 decision in the day's first game to rival Jackson State, the Dyersburg State Lady Eagles came back stronger in the nightcap, scoring four runs in the bottom of the first on their way to a 10-8 win over the Lady Generals. "It was big for us," Dyersburg State head coach George White said. "We've got a young team right now. We're getting better."...
Trojans split in second day of Sports Plus Tournament (03/27/15)
The Dyersburg Trojans ended their three-game skid on Thursday afternoon as they fittingly picked up a pair in the top of the fifth inning to take a 6-5 win over the hosting University School of Jackson Bruins. "I thought we had very good quality at bats against USJ," Dyersburg head coach Chris Messer said. "I thought that was something we didn't have Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday."...
Dyer County holds annual Winter Sports Banquet (03/27/15)
Dyer County High school honored members of its girls and boys basketball team during the school's Winter Sports Banquet on Thursday night. Senior members of the Lady Choctaws honored were Sara Owen (left), and Makayla Enochs (right). Not pictured, but honored, was Rachel Holder.
Lady Trojans win showdown with South Gibson (03/26/15)
In a game that pitted two of the top teams in District 13AA, the Lady Trojans showed they were ready to meet that challenge, getting a pair of first-inning home runs and some late-inning heroics to take a 5-4 win over South Gibson on Wednesday night at Doug French Field...
Dyersburg falls in top of seventh to Eagles in Sports Plus Tournament (03/26/15)
For the third straight game, a late offensive surge doomed the Trojans as they fell 5-2 to Chester County in the first day of the Sports Plus Tournament at Trinity Christian Academy on Wednesday afternoon. The Eagles got on the board early, as Malcom Tipler scored on a Collin McPhearson groundout to give Chester County a 1-0 lead after the top of the first...
Dyersburg tennis sweeps Milan (03/26/15)
Dyersburg's tennis teams continued their roll through the week's schedule on Wednesday afternoon, as the Lady Trojans picked up a 7-0 win over Milan while the boys defeated the Bulldogs 4-3. The win improves both teams record to 4-0 on the year. Singles...
Trojans claw back twice before falling to Milan (03/25/15)
For the second straight night, seven innings was not enough to contain the action between Dyersburg and Milan. But, this time, things took a more unusual turn in getting to the final out before the Bulldogs escaped with the 10-8 win after nine innings...
Dyersburg scores a dozen in first in Caldwell's two-hitter (03/25/15)
The Lady Trojans got it done in dominating fashion on both offense and defense on Tuesday afternoon, scoring 12 runs in the bottom of the first to give hurler Madison Caldwell -- getting her first start in three years -- more than enough breathing room as she allowed only two hits in the 15-0 win over South Fulton...
Dyer County falls in extra innings to Chester County (03/25/15)
After fighting back to tie the game in the fifth inning, the Lady Choctaws held the Eagelettes in check until the ninth inning when a one-run double helped Chester County escape Dyer County with a 4-3 win. "Playing great teams like Chester County, being in tight situations, will make us better," Dyer County head coach Shanna O'Bright said. "That's what our goal is this season."...
Self, Gonzalez score two each in Trojan win (03/24/15)
After taking time off for spring break, the Dyersburg Trojan soccer team returned to the field on Monday night and, after a flurry of goals in the waning minutes of the second half, got back to their schedule with a 7-2 win over Covington at J.C. Sawyers Stadium...
Lady Trojans dominate Crockett County, sweep 3 at Union City (03/24/15)
The Lady Trojans continued their show of offensive effectiveness on Monday afternoon, dominating the Lady Cavaliers for a 16-1 win over Crockett County at Alamo. "We had a big night at the plate," Dyersburg head coach Steve Wilder said. "We got the chance to get some of the younger players in for some varsity experience. That's always good."...
Late error proves costly in Trojans' extra-inning loss (03/24/15)
A late error overshadowed a gritty performance by the Trojans as an error on an eighth-inning bunt allowed the Bulldogs to get the winning run across for the 2-1 district victory at Milan. "I'm really proud of how they competed on the mound and defensively," Dyersburg head coach Chris Messer said...
Dyer County drops tough loss to Covington in last at bat (03/24/15)
The Lady Choctaws looked in command heading late into the game, but allowed the Lady Chargers to score a run in each of the final three innings as Dyer County fell 4-3 in Covington. "We made some costly mental mistakes," Dyer County head coach Shanna O'Bright said. "They are a great hitting team."...
Trojans earn split in day three of tourney (03/21/15)
After a pair of rough innings late pushed the Arab, Ala. Knights past Dyersburg 20-5 in Friday's lunch matinee at the L.H. Ladd Tournament in Union City, the Trojans bounced back to take their next game, defeating Beggs, Okla. 6-5 to take a 3-1 record in the tournament...