Monday evening was nothing short of frustrating for Tullahoma as both basketball teams saw their seasons conclude with a home loss during the opening round of the Region 4-AAA Tournament.
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Midway through the third quarter, Friday’s Boys District 8-AAA Title Contest between Tullahoma and Coffee County looked poised to be a battle to the final buzzer in Manchester.
It took until 33 seconds left in the first half for Tullahoma to get on the scoreboard and the Lady Wildcats could never battle back, losing to Coffee County 39-26 in Friday’s District 8-AAA Title Game in Manchester.
For the second-straight season, both the Tullahoma High School boys and girls basketball teams will be competing for their respective District 8-AAA Titles after securing wins Wednesday night in the semifinals.
Just a couple of months removed from the holiday season, Tullahoma High School junior Ian Poe was still in the giving spirit and recently donated clothing to West Middle School that is aimed at going toward children in need.
After having to wait a week longer than anticipated, six Tullahoma wrestlers will head to Chattanooga this week to compete in the TSSAA Individual State Wrestling Tournament.
Tullahoma will now be sending a total of six wrestlers to the TSSAA Individual State Tournament this coming week after Elijah Cowan and Cadan Avans both clinched their seats based on their performances at region this past Saturday.
The game plan for Tullahoma was clear from the start – keep the ball out of Bella Vinson’s hands and slow down the pace of Thursday night’s regular-season finale.
Down by eight early in the third quarter Monday, the wheels fell off for Tullahoma, allowing Shelbyville to break the game wide open and win 73-60 in convincing style.
Following one of the most historic seasons in Tullahoma history, three Wildcats will continue their football careers together as they officially signed their letters of intent to play at Mount Marty University in South Dakota.
Carrying a five-point advantage into the final quarter Tuesday, the Tullahoma girls’ basketball team never lost the lead, even when Lawrence County cut its deficit down to a single point on three different occasions. Instead, Tullahoma countered with runs, before pulling away for a 65-56 hom…
West’s offense struggled early Thursday and Charlotte took advnatage, running away with a 44-19 victory in the semifinals of the TMSAA Girls Sectional Tournament in Waverly.
Four Tullahoma wrestlers clinched their seats into the TSSAA State Individual Tournament based on their performances at Saturday’s West Girls Region Tournament held at Siegel High School.
After being tied heading into the fourth quarter, the West Middle School girls basketball team couldn’t hang on for the win in the TMSAA Region Title matchup, falling Saturday at Summertown 22-20.
Before wrestling was even underway at Saturday’s region tournament, Katy Champion was already claiming hardware – albeit unbeknownst to her until matches went final – as she was named the Girls' West Region Wrestler of the Year.
Down by 10 entering the fourth quarter of Thursday’s TMSAA semifinal matchup, the West girls’ basketball didn’t cave. Instead, the Lady Bobcats rallied and Lily Morris hit a buzzer-beater to secure a 43-42 at E.O. Coffman and advance to the tournament title game.
Thursday’s TMSAA semifinal contest between East and Summertown felt like a heavyweight fight. Every blow was delivered with a shot right back, before Summertown landed the final haymaker and escaped Tullahoma with the 61-58 victory.
Thursday afternoon Gov. Bill Lee announced the will be lifting Executive Order 74 that limited the number of spectators who can attend sporting events.
Tuesday’s fourth quarter featured nothing short of a slugfest as Tullahoma and Lincoln County tussled back-and-forth until the final buzzer sounded. The Lady Wildcats were the ones left standing as they delivered the final blows, pulling out a 51-47 home win.
For the second-straight contest, Tullahoma entered the fourth quarter with a lead, but couldn’t manage to hang on, this time falling at home Tuesday to Lincoln County 58-54.
Tullahoma opened its TSSAA State Tournament run with a 19-8 victory over Sevier County. However, the Lady Wildcats saw their season end in the semifinals, losing to Franklin 17.5-9.5.
All 13 Tullahoma wrestlers who competed in Saturday’s first-ever District 9-AAA Tournament at Franklin County, locked their seats into the Region 5-AAA Tournament that will take place in February.
Holding just a 46-40 edge heading into the fourth quarter Monday, Tullahoma held Columbia to just 10 points in the final period of play to in order to capture a 61-50 district win.
A Tullahoma graduate has been invited to play in the prestigious Augusta National Women’s Amateur at the home of the Master’s this spring.
Heading into the fourth quarter Tuesday, Tullahoma held a 38-32 advantage over its cross-county rivals. Less than five minutes later, the Wildcats were looking up at the scoreboard as Coffee County took control on its way to a 54-47 home win.
Tullahoma cut its deficit down to four points early in the second quarter Tuesday. That was the closest the Lady Wildcats would get as Coffee County dominated the remainder of the way, capturing a 63-42 home win.
For the first time in program history, the Tullahoma High School girls bowling team is headed to the TSSAA State Tournament after notching an 18.5-8.5 win Saturday over Bradley Central.
West gained the early edge during Saturday’s Central Tennessee Conference Championship Game, but the Bobcats had to hang on in order to secure the title with a 43-29 win over East in Shelbyville.
Whatever happens on Saturday, Tullahoma is guaranteed to be the home of this year’s Central Tennessee Conference Tournament Boys Champion based on Thursday’s semifinal matchups in Shelbyville.
Down seven points early in the fourth quarter, Tullahoma came roaring back, and gained the lead for good with 1:32 left on the clock in a 59-57 Tuesday home win over Columbia.
Tullahoma opened the 2021 portion of its schedule late last week, first dominating in a 71-6 home win Thursday over Franklin County, before falling at home to Oakland 58-14 on Friday.
After dropping its first game of the year last Thursday, the West boys’ basketball team rebounded Saturday by closing out the regular season with a 35-27 home victory over Meridianville.
After tying the game at 20 late in the third quarter, the West girls’ basketball team couldn’t hang on during Saturday’s matchup, falling 37-27 at home to Meridianville.
After a back-and-forth opening quarter, Tullahoma grabbed the lead early in the second quarter and controlled the remainder of Tuesday’s contest and captured a 60-47 home win over Cascade.
Down 10-4 after one quarter during Monday’s matchup, the East Middle School girls’ basketball team rallied in the fourth quarter and notched a 36-31 win at Warren County.
After leading 13-10 following one quarter, the West Middle School boys team took control with a 20-point outburst in the second quarter to go on to seal a 43-29 Monday win at Middle Tennessee Christian School.
As one of the most dominant athletes to come through Tullahoma High School, it should be no surprise that Julia Duncan was selected this year’s Tullahoma News’ Female Athlete of the Year.
After a standout year on the football field, Tullahoma senior Jakobe Thomas has been selected as this year’s Tullahoma News’ Male Athlete of the Year.The athletes in contention for this award are nominated and voted on by the head coaches of all the sports at Tullahoma High School. Thomas wa…