(02/14/16) Shelbyville Central was looking to gain a share of second place with visiting Lincoln County in District 8-AAA, as well as gain some momentum going into the postseason, in Friday night's game. The Eaglettes walked away with both after claiming an impressive 59-46 victory over the Lady Falcons in the final regular season contest on Senior Night...
TULLAHOMA -- The Eaglette offense was clicking on all cylinders in a 86-41 victory at Tullahoma in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday evening. It was total domination as Shelbyville Central put 49 points on the board in the first half and then added 37 more in the second half to claim the 45-point win...
MANCHESTER -- It was a stellar defensive performance in Shelbyville Central's 74-34 win over Coffee County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Monday evening. The Eaglette defense only allowed 10 first half points, with Coffee County only scoring one point in the second period...
LAWRENCEBURG -- A combination of 3-point shooting and transition points proved to be more than the Eaglettes could overcome as Shelbyville Central fell 73-48 to Lawrence County in a battle undefeated District 8-AAA teams on Friday night. Kelsey Adkins and Taylor Clark scored a combined 55 points to lead the winners...
A trio of sophomores led the way on offense in Shelbyville Central's dominating 67-29 win over defending District 8-AAA champion Tullahoma on Friday evening. Kayleigh Hardy, Jenna Holt and Sydney Ely combined to score 42 points as the Eaglettes (11-5, 3-0 8-AAA) remain undefeated in district action... more
(12/30/15) FAYETTEVILLE -- It was total domination as Shelbyville Central rolled past Cleveland 70-35 in the Lincoln County Christmas Classic on Tuesday afternoon. The Eaglettes (8-5) took control early, posting an 18-7 advantage by the end of the opening frame then started the second quarter with a 12-0 run on the way to a 41-12 lead by halftime... more Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes played a little sweet revenge in a 67-49 win over visiting Lebanon on Ugly Christmas Sweater Night to extend their win streak to four games. The Eaglettes (5-4) fell 61-56 at Lebanon earlier in the season. Tuesday's game featured a total of 46 fouls and a combined 65 free throw attempts... click here for more (12/06/15)
Shelbyville Central looked as good in its district opener against Coffee County on Friday night as it has all year. The Eaglettes put four players in double figures and shot 10 three-pointers in a 70-35 blowout over the Lady Raiders. "I thought we had another slow start, then all of a sudden we started playing faster. ... click for more
As the regular basketball season begins, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes look to be a contender in District 8-AAA. The Eaglettes play in their home opener on Monday night against talented Stewarts Creek at 6. All the hard work in the offseason and preparation over the past few weeks well be tested as the team seeks to improves as the season progresses with hopes of peaking by tournament time...
2015 End of Year Banquet
Eaglettes Honored for a Job Well Done
Varsity AAU: Champions of the 19th Annual Run & Gun Tournament
Eaglettes' year ends; Early turnovers hurt in region quarterfinals
MURFREESBORO -- Shelbyville Central's season came to an end with a 64-37 loss to sixth-ranked Oakland on the road in the quarterfinals of the Region 4-AAA Tournament on Monday night.
The Lady Patriots (24-6) will face Tullahoma (19-8) in the semifinals on Wednesday at Smyrna High School.
Eaglettes win; share 8-AAA regular season title
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes cruised past visiting Lincoln County to claim a 57-36 victory and finish in a two-way tie with Lawrence County as regular season District 8-AAA champions on Friday night.
The Eaglettes (18-8, 10-2 8-AAA) and Lawrence County each had two district losses, but the Lady Wildcats will be the top seed in the upcoming district tournament, with Shelbyville Central the No. 2 seed.
Both will have an opening round bye and play in the semifinals on February 14 in Tullahoma against teams to be determined.
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Felts Leads Strong 2nd Half for SC
MANCHESTER -- After a slow start, Shelbyville Central pulled away in the second half to claim a 56-36 victory over host Coffee County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday night. Coffee County took an early 5-0 lead while the Eaglettes (16-8. 8-2 8-AAA) were scoreless until the 1:54 mark of the first quarter when sophomore Romny Felts nailed a three-pointer...
Surging Eaglettes end Lawrence Co. win streak
The District 8-AAA race just got a little tighter after Shelbyville Central claimed a 65-59 win to hand Lawrence County its first District 8-AAA loss on Homecoming night at SCHS.The Golden Eaglettes (16-7, 7-2 8-AAA) have now won eight games in a row and 13 of their last 15. Lawrence County (19-4, 8-1 8-AAA) remains atop the district, but it's setting up to be a close race down to the final regular-season game.
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Eaglettes net sixth-straight, dominate Columbia
A productive offense backed by steady defensive performance topped off by a dominate effort on the boards led to Shelbyville Central's 61-45 victory over visiting Columbia Central in a District 8-AAA matchup on Friday evening.
The Eaglettes (14-7, 5-2 8-AAA) have now won six straight games and 11 of their last 13.
It was Shelbyville Central's second win this season over the Lady Lions (7-11, 1-6 8-AAA).
Shelbyville Central placed three players scoring in double figures, only allowed 15 points combined in the second and third quarters and hauled in 42 rebounds, 21 offensive and 21 defensive in the double-digit win.
|Longtime Central High School assistant basketball coach Aaron West was given the "Volunteer Lifetime Award" at the Shelbyville Parks and Recreation Center. He is pictured here with Rick Insell and Kevin Thomas.
EAGLETTES GIVE BACK
Shelbyville Girls Volunteer at Local Children's Carnival
Over the weekend members of the Eaglette basketball team spent their free time helping the youth of Bedford County enjoy their last few hours of freedom prior to the start of the new school year.
The Back-to-School Blowout was held in the old Walmart parking lot on Madison.
Activities included bouncy houses, face painting and a dunk booth.
Youth from vacation bible schools thoughout the county were on hand.
A good time was had by all.
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COLUMBIA -- Anytime you hold a team scoreless in a quarter and only allow four points in a half you've played outstanding defense. Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes excelled on the defensive end of the court in an 83-26 District 8AA road win on Friday night...
A steady first half of play on both ends of the court was the difference in Shelbyville Central's 59-44 victory over visiting Franklin County in a District 8-AAA contest on Tuesday evening. The Eaglettes (14-7, 6-2 8-AAA) connected on seven 3-pointers, while holding Franklin County to only three...
FAYETTEVILLE -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes let one slip away in a 58-55 loss to host Lincoln County in a District 8-AAA contest on Tuesday evening. "We just couldn't find a way to get the win and that's disappointing," Central coach Kevin Thomas said. "We knew coming in that this game was for second place in the district standings...
A steady offensive performance backed by a nice defensive effort led Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes to a 83-38 win over visiting Columbia in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday evening. The Eaglettes (12-5, 4-0 8-AAA), undefeated in district play, now turn their attention to Friday night and a huge district battle on the road at No. 10 Lawrence County... more
SMYRNA -- In what looked to be an easy win early turned out to be a battle at the end in Shelbyville Central's 63-60 win over Smyrna. The Eaglettes (10-5) jumped out to a 21-7 lead at the end of the first quarter but were outscored 53-42 over the final three periods but found a way late in the game to claim the impressive victory on the road... more
(12/20/15) COOKEVILLE -- A strong third quarter helped to lift Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes to a 54-38 win over Cookeville in the Cookeville Christmas Tournament on Friday night. The win makes up a 43-31 Hall of Fame game loss to Cookeville earlier in the season and marks the Eaglettes' (6-4) fifth win in a row... click for more LEWISBURG -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes scored quickly and often in a 68-29 blowout victory over host Marshall County on Tuesday evening. The Eaglettes (3-4) jumped out to a 20-6 lead at the close of the first quarter, was in control 40-17 at halftime and took a 58-23 advantage into the fourth quarter... click here for more
Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes let a slim halftime lead slip away in a 59-44 loss at Stewarts Creek on Tuesday evening. After trailing 17-12 at the end of the opening frame, the Eaglettes (1-4) outscored Stewarts Creek 14-6 in the second stanza to hold a 26-23 advantage at the intermission...
LEBANON -- Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes fell 61-56 at Lebanon on Tuesday evening. After leading 42-38 at the end of the third quarter, Lebanon outscored the Eaglettes (1-3) 23-14 in the fourth quarter to secure the victory. "I thought we played better and I really liked our effort," Central coach Kevin Thomas said. "We've just got to shoot the ball better outside."...
A combination of turnovers and missed layoffs proved to be costly in the Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes' 40-33 loss to Stewarts Creek in the home opener Monday night. The Eaglettes (1-2) committed 26 turnovers and missed a number of layups. "We did a lot of good things to only give up 40 points after turning the ball over that many times but we've got to do a much better job of taking care of the basketball," Central coach Kevin Thomas said...
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Shelbyville Tradition: Champions
The Shelbyville Tradition 4th and 5th grade girls won the 14th Annual Volunteer Open.
Missed shots lead to Eaglette defeat
TULLAHOMA -- A poor night shooting the basketball, particularly at the free throw line, led to Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes 44-41 loss to Tullahoma in the semifinals of the District 8-AAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon at Tullahoma High School.
The second-seed Eaglettes (19-10) face fourth-seed Lincoln County in the consolation game on Thursday at 6 at Tullahoma High School.
Many close games are won and lost at the free throw line and that was the case for the Shelbyville Central.
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Hardy, Felts Spark Big Eaglette Win
Shelbyville Central backed a steady offensive performance with a great defensive effort in a 70-34 win over visiting Franklin County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday for Pink-Out Night. The Eaglettes (17-8, 9-2 8-AAA) held Franklin County to only 15 points in the second half...
Eaglettes fall against Smyrna
SMYRNA -- The Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes stepped outside of district play on Monday night and traveled to Smyrna in a final tuneup before finishing the district slate.
Though Shelbyville (16-8) got solid numbers from To'Nesha Allison and Romny Felts, the Eaglettes came up short on the road and fell to the Lady Bulldogs, 64-50.
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Eaglette payback time; Central punishes Tullahoma for earlier defeat
TULLAHOMA -- The Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglettes got a little revenge by claiming a 50-44 victory over host Tullahoma in a key District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday night.
The victory sets up a huge matchup with the Eaglettes (15-7, 6-2 8-AAA) and district-leading Lawrence County (19-3, 8-0 8-AAA) on Friday night at 6 for Shelbyville Central's Homecoming.
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Eaglettes halt Lincoln Co.
FAYETTEVILLE -- After a close first half, Shelbyville Central's Golden Eaglettes took control of the game in the third quarter on the way to a 58-47 win at Lincoln County in a District 8-AAA matchup on Tuesday evening.
The Lady Falcons held a 12-10 advantage at the end of the first stanza and took a 28-25 lead into halftime.
It was in the third quarter when the Eaglettes made their move, starting the second half with a 9-2 run while outscoring Lincoln County 22-6 in the third period to take a 47-34 lead into the fourth quarter.
Eaglettes take over in 2nd half
WINCHESTER -- What was a fairly close game in the first half turned out to be a blowout as Shelbyville Central's Golden Eagletes rolled past Franklin County in a District 8-AAA matchup on the road Friday night.
The Eaglettes (12-7, 3-2 8AAA) scored 47 points in the second half, many coming in transition after creating turnovers.
"We really played well on defense and were able to convert some turnovers into points on offense," Central coach Kevin Thomas said. "We kind of started slow in the first half but I am very pleased with the way we played in the second half.