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Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Walk-off gives Trojans Senior Night win; face Rebels Thursday (05/02/16)
After seeing their lead slip away in the top of the sixth inning, the Trojans got some big hits late on the way to getting a walk-off infield single from freshman Sam Andrews to give Dyersburg an 8-7 win over Halls as the team celebrated Senior Night at Tom Mathis Field on Monday night...
Lady Trojans end regular season with 9-1 win (05/02/16)
With the District 13AA Tournament getting underway later this week at Doug French Field, the Lady Trojans closed out the regular season, getting a 9-1 win over visiting Gibson County in the season finale on Monday night.
Trojans beat USJ in one-goal nailbiter at BOW (05/02/16)
With both teams playing tightly after the game was pushed back due to weather (though, at one point the game was played in heavy rains), it took almost the full 80 minutes before a goal from Bryce Gilmore gave Dyersburg its first win over the University School of Jackson in over a decade as the Trojans topped the Bruins 1-0 in the final game in pool play of the Best of the West Tournament in Jackson on Saturday...
Dyersburg State sweeps twinbill from Southwest (05/01/16)
With the Eagles needing a sweep in the final TCCAA series of the season in hopes of capturing the regular season title, Dyersburg State took two big steps to taking care of business on Thursday as the Eagles soared over visiting Southwest TN in doubleheader action...
Trojans down Crockett County in district finale (05/01/16)
After strong winds and a damaged light pole halted play in the bottom of the first on Tuesday night, the Trojans returned to the field on Thursday to resume their contest with Crockett County, getting runs in the fifth and sixth to take a 4-2 win in the regular season district finale at Tom Mathis Field...
Choctaws fall to Covington in I-40 Tourney (05/01/16)
Though the Choctaws took an early lead with two runs in the second inning, the Chargers hung a four-spot on the Tribe the following inning on their way to handing Dyer County its second loss of the tournament with a 5-4 win over the Choctaws at Covington...
Senior nights gave us great stories to tell this year (05/01/16)
This spring season, if anything, has already given us some classic games in more than one sport as we have seen our male and female athletes have some dramatic moments since these sports got underway back in March. This past week, DC's softball team picked up an important district win, but had to earn every run they could muster before winning on what can be called a walk-off, infield line drive...
Twenty-one students qualify for National Junior High Rodeo Finals (05/01/16)
DECATURVILLE, TN -- Twenty-one Tennessee middle schoolers qualified for the National Junior High Rodeo finals last weekend in Decaturville, Tennessee. Cowboys and cowgirls compete in junior high rodeos between August and April of each year. Boys compete in steer bareback and saddle bronc steer riding, breakaway roping, tie down roping, team roping, ribbon roping, chute dogging, goat tying, and bull riding. ...
Lady Trojans close district play with shutout (04/29/16)
With the start of the district tournament scheduled for next Thursday, the Lady Trojans finished their 13AA schedule on Thursday night, claiming a 7-0 win over Obion County as Dyersburg celebrated senior night.
Whittle era begins as Choctaws open spring practice (04/29/16)
The pads began to pop in Newbern on Thursday as new Choctaw head coach David Whittle (right) and the Choctaws opened their spring practice session at Dyer County High School. The Choctaws will play in their annual Orange and White Game on Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. Prior to the game, the football booster club will host a meet and greet cookout for Whittle. Dyer County will close spring drills on May 12 when they host Westview. Above, Whittle talks to members of the offensive backfield during group practice on Thursday.
Choctaw soccer ties South Side Hawks in back-and-forth Senior Night battle (04/29/16)
The Dyer County Choctaws celebrated Senior Night on Thursday as the Orange and White soccer team rallied from a halftime deficit to force a 4-4 tie in a back-and-forth battle at Dyer County High School.
DC's Travis Parker signs with Bethel University (04/28/16)
With the Choctaws going through the stretch run on the road to the District 13AAA Tournament late next week, Dyer County's Travis Parker knows now where his baseball future lies after his senior season as he signed to play with nearby Bethel University next season.
Trojans spoil Gosnell Senior Night (04/27/16)
A pair of big hits from Parker Ray and Hayden Smith came in support of a three-hit, one-run performance on the mound from freshman Landry Borden during Dyersburg's 5-1 win over in Gosnell, Ark. on Wednesday, spoiling the Pirates Senior Night festivities...
Choctaws fall to Saints in second day of tourney (04/27/16)
Though the Choctaws were able to counter a four-run inning from the Saints with one of their own immediately afterward, Dyer County was unable to complete the comeback as Briarcrest won on a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh to take a 7-6 win on Tuesday night...
Impending weather causes changes in schedule (04/27/16)
With severe weather predicting beginning today and this weekend, changes are being made to schedules for not only spring games, but for other sports-related events in the area of the next few days.
Lady Trojans blank Milan, dominate Westview to claim 13AA crown (04/27/16)
With a busy slate of games in the next few days, the Lady Trojans got their week off to a good start as Dyersburg dominated the Lady Chargers 10-0 at Martin on Monday afternoon before hitting the road again on Tuesday to shut out Milan 6-0 to claim the regular season District 13AA title...
Choctaws slay Dragons in I-40 opener (04/27/16)
Dyer County got their schedule in the I-40 Tournament off to a good start on Monday afternoon, as the Choctaws handed Collierville a 4-1 setback in Newbern. Though both teams threatened to score in the first inning, the game remained knotted at 0-0 until the bottom of the second as Langdon Gordon singled with one out. Chase Patterson followed with a single to bring his teammate home and give Dyer County a 1-0 lead after two frames...
DMS tennis has strong showing at USJ (04/27/16)
The Dyersburg Middle School tennis team had a strong outing in the University School of Jackson Tournament this weekend as several Trojans and Lady Trojans picked up wins in singles and doubles action. Rachel Finley came in second place in the advanced tournament while Lynley McCullough was the winner of the advanced consolation round. ...
Heads-up baserunning gives DC district win (04/25/16)
With the score tied at 2-2 in the bottom of the 10th, smart baserunning by senior Hailey Mullins turned a near-double play into a walk-off, infield lineout as she sprinted home during the attempt, narrowly beating the ensuing throw to score the winning run in Dyer County's 3-2 win over Munford on Monday night.
Trojan Teeter signs with Bethel University (04/25/16)
Dyersburg senior Cort Teeter has said on more than one occasion that he wanted to play college football and the Trojan defensive lineman will get that opportunity as he signed on Monday afternoon to play at the college level with Bethel University in McKenzie.
Dyer County celebrates Senior Day with three-run fifth in win over Tigers (04/25/16)
A three-run fifth inning helped the Choctaws overcome an early deficit as the Dyer County baseball team defeated Lexington 3-2 on Saturday afternoon at Newbern to celebrate Senior Day. After getting runners in scoring position in the second and fourth innings, the Choctaws broke onto the board in the bottom of the fifth. ...
Trojans open spring practice (04/25/16)
The Dyersburg Trojans got their preseason work started on Monday afternoon as the Black and Gold opened spring practice at J.C. Sawyers Stadium. While many of the Trojan football players are committed to spring sports, Dyersburg will travel to Union City on May 5, where the Trojans will hold a joint practice with Union City. Left, DHS head coach Bart Stowe watches as quarterback Riley Jensen hands off to Tavarius Currie. Meanwhile, Dyer County will open its spring football session on Wednesday afternoon.
DHS drops tough decision to Cavaliers (04/25/16)
A four-run fifth inning gave the Cavaliers all the offense it needed to get past Dyersburg as Trojan pitcher Tabor Hurt allowed only three hits in the 4-0 loss at Alamo. Hurt allowed only one hit through the first four innings, working around that and two errors to enter the fifth inning. ...
Choctaws fend off late rally by Kennett for win (04/24/16)
A five-run lead entering the top of the seventh was almost not enough for the Choctaws, but after entering with two outs in the frame and giving up a run, Three Rivers signee W.P. Stallings was able to close the door on Kennett to secure Dyer County's 5-4 win over the Indians on Friday afternoon in Newbern.
Trojans top Ripley in back-and-forth battle, split two on Friday (04/24/16)
Dyersburg picked up its second win in a row on Thursday afternoon, rallying from three runs down twice after the fourth inning to take an 8-6 win at Ripley. The Tigers scored three runs in the bottom of the third on back-to-back home runs from Williams (a two-run shot) and Simpson to give Ripley a 3-0 lead after three frames...