DSCC baseball and softball teams receive recognition
Members of the 2013-14 Dyersburg State Community College Eagles baseball team and the Lady Eagles softball team, along with their families and friends and members of the DSCC staff, gathered in the Student Center on the Dyersburg campus on Wednesday, May 28, for the annual end-of-season awards ceremony...
How can I say thanks?
So I've been here for two weeks now, and I don't know how to express my appreciation for, well, everyone. When I say everyone I'm talking about all of my co-workers that have accepted me with open arms. I'm talking about all of the fellow drivers on these Tennessee roads who have been patient with me trying to figure out where I am. Most importantly, I'm talking about every single person that I have met, talked to, or even made eye contact with in passing...
DC's Brown; DHS's Bennett, Jones earn spot on TSWA All-State teams
The Tennessee Sports Writers Association has announced its all-state softball and baseball teams, and three young athletes from the area are included on the list. Selected for the honor are Dyersburg Lady Trojans Paige Jones and Emily Bennett, along with Dyer County's Tyler Brown...
Choctaw baseball banquet award winners
Members of the 2014 DCHS baseball team earning awards at the annual banquet on Friday, July 18 were, front (l-r) Landon Sewell -- Rookie of the Year; Dylan Parker -- Gold Glove; Tucker Cozort -- Defensive Player of the Year, Gold Glove; Christian Halterman -- Coaches Award; Matt Pease -- Gold Glove, Trysten Barlow -- Coaches Award; Blake Jones; Chase Jones, Garrett Goodlett -- Practice Player, Coaches Award; Travis Parker -- Coaches Award; back row (l-r) Jared Anderson -- Mike Gray Academic Award; Cody Purvis -- Pitcher of the Year; Adam Shell -- Most Valuable Player Award; Paxton Stover - Most Valuable Player Award, TBCA 1st Team All-State, Louisville Slugger 1st Team All-American; Tyler Brown -- Offensive Player of the Year, TBCA 1st Team All-State, Louisville Slugger 1st Team All-American; Logan Tivey -- Coaches Award.. ...
Dixie Boys busy raising funds for trip to World Series
J The Dixie Youth Baseball League state champions are raising money for their upcoming World Series trip to Louisiana, and are asking for donations to help fund the trip. The 14-year-old boys have been putting in overtime, visiting local businesses to offer car washes for any employee that contributes to the fundraiser...
DHS holds third annual 7-on-7 tourney
Nearly 30 teams from Tennessee and surrounding states put on their helmets and took to the gridiron at Dyersburg High School Tuesday in the third annual 7-on-7 tournament and lineman challenge. Scores are kept for each scrimmage, but according to Dyersburg head coach Bart Stowe, the teams are focused on just preparing for the upcoming football season rather than winning or losing...
Dixie Boys headed to World Series
The 14-year-old Dyersburg all-stars won the Dixie Youth League Baseball state tournament on Tuesday afternoon, with a 10-0 shutout over runner-up Ashland City. They say in baseball that you have to have great pitching and defense to win championships, and that's just what Dyersburg head coach Doug Smith got from his squad...
13-year-olds end tourney run; 14-year-olds still alive
The 13-year-old Dyersburg all-stars finished the Dixie Youth League Baseball tournament in second place, following a 13-3 loss to Lewis County on Sunday. Head coach Tony Riggs had nothing but positive things to say about his team after their runner-up finish...
Dixie All-Stars begin state tourney with one win, one loss
The Dixie Youth League Baseball state tournament kicked off Friday evening with a thrilling win by the 14-year-old squad, defeating East Hickman 8-6. Dyersburg starter Ryan White was nearly unhittable in his five scoreless innings pitched, striking out 13 East Hickman batters despite a limited pitch count...
Nice to meet you Dyersburg, Dyer County
I know what you're thinking. Something is wrong. Something is different. Take a deep breath, everything is going to be just fine. If your first thought when you grabbed the sports page was, "That doesn't look like Mike Smith!" then have no fear, you were right. My name is Jeremy Abrams, and I am here to tell you I am going to do everything I can to fill the shoes left behind by my predecessor...
DC's Barlow to play in the 'Big Apple'
Coming into his senior year at Dyer County High School, Trysten Barlow has already become a team leader, a 20-game winner, signed a letter of intent to play at the University of Mississippi, and now has yet another accomplishment to add to his young resume...