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Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016
Trojans dominate Milan in District 13AA action (02/04/16)
The Dyersburg Trojans put themselves in better position for a chance at third place in District 13AA as well as staying well within the hunt for homecourt advantage in the quarterfinal round as the Black and Gold pulled away in the second quarter on their way to a 75-37 win over the Bulldogs on Thursday night in Milan.
Three Oaks cruises past Kingsbury to move to 21-0 (02/04/16)
The Three Oaks Choctaws continued their pursuit of not only a perfect season but the TMSAA Sectional title on Tuesday night, taking a convincing 63-34 win over Kingsbury in the second round of the TMSAA Sectional Tournament at Riverview Middle School in Memphis...
Munford upsets No. 6 Lady Choctaws in 13AAA tilt (02/03/16)
Just a week after half of the top 10 teams in the Associated Press Poll for Class AAA suffered at least one loss, the No. 6 Lady Choctaws suffered an upset on the road as Dyer County's girls struggled from the line during their 71-57 loss at Munford on Tuesday night.
Northview Lady Choctaws advance in sectional tourney with OT win (02/03/16)
The Northview Lady Choctaws took another step closer to the sectional title on Monday night, taking a 31-30 overtime win over Bellevue in the second round of the TMSAA Sectional Tournament at Riverview Middle School. Bellevue took an early lead, but Northview was right before them, getting four points from Brooklyn King along with a bucket from Haley Sipes and a free throw from Gracie McVay as Bellevue took a 10-7 lead after one frame...
DC standout Garrett signs with Freed-Hardeman (02/02/16)
Monday morning marked a first for the Dyer County volleyball program under Jennifer Ray as senior standout Anna Claire Garrett became the first Lady Choctaw under Ray's tutelage to sign to play at the next level as she will play for the Freed-Hardeman Lady Lions next season.
Lady Choctaws, Choctaws sweep Milan in non-district action (02/02/16)
With the Lady Choctaw basketball team spread out over three venues (which included the district junior varsity tournament as well as a freshman tournament in Kentucky), the Lady Choctaws had to battle out of shooting woes to escape Milan with a 60-47 win over the Lady Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon...
DMS Trojans take Blue Suede title; girls second (02/02/16)
The DMS Trojans capped off their season in with a big win on Saturday afternoon as the black and gold boys claimed the 2016 Blue Suede Tournament title with a 45-33 win over Trenton at South Gibson High School in Medina.
County teams sweep first-round games at TMSAA sectional tourney (02/02/16)
Three teams -- two from Northview and one more from Three Oaks -- went into Memphis on Saturday for the TMSAA Sectional Tournament at Riverview Middle School and all three came back winners as the Choctaw and Lady Choctaw squads won first-round games...
Trojan upset bid falls short against Rebels (01/31/16)
The Trojans gave No. 9-ranked Obion County all they could handle on Friday night, but the Rebels offense proved to be just a little too much down the stretch as Central escaped the Terry Glover Gymnasium with a 63-58 win in front of a packed and vocal house.
Choctaws survive Brighton rally, avenge lone 13AAA loss (01/31/16)
Despite leading by as much as 11 early in the final frame, the Choctaws had to battle and claw their way to victory as Dyer County's boys held off a late surge from Brighton to take a 52-51 win on the road on Friday night. "We did a decent job in the first half of containing the three-point shot -- they hit nine in the first game we played them," Dyer County head coach Derek McCord said. ...
DMS advances to Blue Suede tourney finals (01/31/16)
Coming off a last-minute win over Trinity Christian Academy on Thursday night, the DMS Trojans repeated that feat the following night, claiming a 41-40 win over Crockett County on Friday night in the semifinals of the Blue Suede Tournament at Medina...
It's always good to see fans pump up the volume (01/31/16)
A little over a month ago, I reminisced about the good old days (in my opinion) of county basketball games and rivalries here in Dyer County. Thanks to last weekend's snowfall, local middle school fans were forced to wait until Monday and Wednesday to see the conclusion of this year's WTAC Small Area Tournament over in Halls. ...
Dyersburg High School to host Baseball and Softball First Pitch Banquet (01/31/16)
Dyersburg High School will kick the spring sports season off for baseball and softball on March 7 with the second annual Billy Rogers Plumbing, Heating and Air Inc. Dyersburg High School Baseball and Softball First Pitch Banquet and Silent Auction. The event will be held in the DHS Commons and is set to get underway at 6 p.m...
Expansion coming to annual jamboree (01/28/16)
After being able to come and see the final preseason preparations for the Dyersburg Trojans and five other area football teams for the last few seasons, plans were finalized on Thursday morning to make this season's football jamboree bigger than ever as the field will expand to eight teams for the Aug. 12 event.
Middle school players make all-conference, all-tourney teams (01/28/16)
After the WTAC Small Area Tournament Championship Game on Wednesday, the members of the WTAC Small Area Boys All-Conference Team were announced. Above, members of the team from Northview and Three Oaks were (from left) J.D. McCord (Northview), Jarrod Halliburton (Northview), Devrick Cliff (Three Oaks), Tra Swift (Three Oaks) and Jacob Anderson (Three Oaks).
Middle school teams hit the road in tournament play (01/28/16)
Over the next two days, five local middle school teams will be in action in postseason tournament play, looking to advance toward tournament championships in Memphis and Medina. On Friday, both Dyersburg Middle School teams will be in action in the annual Blue Suede Tournament in Medina...
DHS cheer team to compete for first time at nationals (01/28/16)
The Dyersburg High School cheer team will be competing in the National High School Cheer Championships Feb. 6-7 at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The team qualified for nationals by winning the Super Varsity Non Tumbling Division at the UCA Mid-South Regional Championship in South Haven, Mississippi in October. The team also competed at the TSSAA State Cheer Championship in November placing sixth in the state. The team is scheduled to leave for nationals on Feb. 3 and return Feb. 8. Their first performance is slated for 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 in the Super Varsity Non Tumble Division. This is Dyersburg High School's first trip to national competition. The team has 21 members: 19 females two males.
Three Oaks pulls away to take tourney title (01/28/16)
Beating a good team three times in one season is a tough task in basketball, but the Three Oaks Choctaws were able to pull that off while running their record to 18-0 to claim the WTAC Small Area Tournament championship with a 51-43 win over rival Northview on Wednesday night at Halls in a gym packed with Choctaw supporters.
Lady Trojans, Trojans get back on winning track (01/27/16)
Both Dyersburg High School basketball teams ended brief losing streaks on Tuesday night, taking a pair of hard-fought district games from visiting Crockett County at the Terry Glover Gymnasium.
Jackson State signs Lady Trojan senior Holland for 2017 season (01/27/16)
When the Jackson State Lady Generals take the field next spring, black and gold fans from Dyersburg will see some familiar faces as JSCC has signed its second rising senior from the Lady Trojan softball program in the last two weeks as Peyton Holland signed to play for the Lady Generals on Tuesday morning.
Three Oaks, Northview boys win; meet tonight in WTAC title game (01/27/16)
When the WTAC Small Area Tournament Boys Championship Game tips off tonight at 7:20, it will have more than its share of an orange and white flavor as wins by Three Oaks and Northview on Monday night put both Choctaw teams into the finals. In the opening game of the night, Three Oaks remained undefeated, handing Lake County a 58-42 loss in the semifinals. In the nightcap, the Northview Choctaws outlasted Union City for a 59-56 overtime win at Halls...
Annual Dyersburg football Lift-A-Thon scheduled for Feb. 4 (01/26/16)
Even as the professional football season is drawing to a close, local football fans can get a glimpse of how the Dyersburg High School Trojan gridiron squad is preparing for the 2016 season that kicks off in August as the program will host its annual Lift-A-Thon on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. at Dyersburg High School...
Weather causes postponements in schedules (01/24/16)
With the threat of wintry weather for the weekend, multiple changes were made to local basketball schedules. After Dyersburg's 13AA contest was moved Thursday evening at Medina, the lone remaining high school game on the docket for Friday night, Dyer County's trip to Munford for 13AAA action, was postponed...
And, here comes the wintry weather again (01/24/16)
Is it just me or wasn't there something going around in recent years about global warming? While we probably won't ever get to the level of snowdrifts and coverage like Starkiller Base, whenever snow and ice head here into West Tennessee, it can play havoc with a lot of aspects of our lives. For those whose diets can mainly be milk and bread, grocery shopping when the white flakes start falling can be more than a little challenging...
Third time is the charm for Northview girls (01/22/16)
The third time proved to be the charm for the Northview Lady Choctaws as, after dropping a pair of tough losses to rival Three Oaks since Dec. 14, the Northview girls picked up the biggest win of the three as they eliminated Three Oaks from the WTAC Small Area Tournament on Thursday night with a 37-34 overtime win at Halls...