One of the best seasons in program history came to an end for Tullahoma in Nashville on Friday, but the Wildcats went down swinging, locked in a defensive battle with Maplewood in the quarterfinals of the TSSAA Playoffs.
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Eight years removed from its last quarterfinals appearance in the TSSAA Playoffs, Tullahoma is headed back to that round of the postseason after holding on for a 16-14 home win over Marshall County on Friday.
Controlling the pace of play from the start, the West Middle School girls basketball team upped its record to 5-0 on the season, defeating South 48-20 on the road on Thursday night.
If the last two regular-season matchups against Marshall County have taught fans anything, it’s that Friday night’s game could be something special, as Tullahoma gets set to host the Tigers in the second round of the TSSAA Playoffs.
After back-to-back road contests to start the season, the West Middle School basketball teams finally had their home opener on Thursday, netting a pair of wins over Harris in style.
For the first time since 2012, Wilkins Stadium will play host to a TSSAA Playoff Game when Tullahoma hosts Livingston Academy on Friday night in the first round of the postseason.
After battling back from a nine-point fourth-quarter deficit and taking a 26-22 lead, Tullahoma saw its advantage disappear quickly on Tuesday during the 53rd Annual Lions Bowl Game at Wilkins Stadium.
The 53rd Annual Semmes-McKenzie Lions Bowl freshmen football game will be played on Tuesday at Wilkins Stadium in Tullahoma. The bowl contests will feature four of the top freshman football teams in the mid-state area.
With basketball season slated to tip off in the middle of November, the Tullahoma High School girls basketball team announced Monday that junior Macey Bowman would be donning the No. 22 this season to honor former THS Head Boys Basketball Coach Jeff Taylor.
Columbia Academy didn’t have enough players to field two full teams and Tullahoma took advantage as both the THS boys and girls bowling teams rolled to dominating road wins on Monday.
Just before hitting a bye week last Friday, Tullahoma clinched a first-round home playoff game, and also assured that it will finish no worse than second in the Region 4-4A standings with a 31-6 win at Lawrence County on Oct. 5.
Middle School racers Grant Fogle and Jordyn Spry earned berths into the Knoxville Youth Athletics Cross-Country State Meet based on their performances during the state qualifier in Chattanooga on Saturday.
After opening the season with a 31-13 home loss to Shelbyville on Aug. 16, Tullahoma has since not lost a game, winning seven-straight matchups –including a pair of upsets— and even locking up a home playoff game during that stretch.
Despite netting a pair of second-half scores, a comeback wasn’t in the cards for Tullahoma as the Lady Wildcats saw their season end with a 5-2 at Nolensville in the District 11-AA Semifinal on Tuesday.
A goal in the final seconds of Thursday’s match clinched Tullahoma’s seat into the semifinals of the District 11-AA Tournament after the Lady Wildcats rallied for a 2-1 home win over Central Magnet.
With a playoff spot already locked up, Tullahoma will attempt to guarantee itself a home game with a win on Friday night when the Wildcats travel to take on Lawrence County.
After having to reschedule their first matchup due to weather, Tullahoma and Nolensville instead closed out the regular season on Saturday when the Lady Knights picked up a decisive 5-1 road win.
Jacob Dixon scored four touchdowns on Monday night – only two of which were offensive scores – and Tullahoma’s defense dominated in the freshman team’s 41-0 home win over Community on Monday.
For the first time since 2014, Tullahoma earned itself a playoff spot, and the Wildcats did it their way, using a menacing defense, a powerful rush attack and key special teams plays in order to secure a 30-20 homecoming win over Nolensville on Friday.
Rain washed away the second day of the TSSAA State Golf Tournament and because of that, the final results were based solely on Tuesday’s efforts at WillowBrook Golf Course in Manchester.
Friday night already has a prize-fight feel to it as Tullahoma gets set to host Nolensville for homecoming with the winning team clinching its seat in the Class 4-A playoffs.
Registration is officially underway for a new event, one that will both remember the legacy of a former Tullahoma High School senior and serve as a kickoff for a new local foundation.
Five Tullahoma High School golfers received all-district honors earlier this month, including the District 8-AAA Girls Player of the Year and the district’s girls coach of the year.
Tullahoma fell behind 3-0 near the midway point of the second quarter, but responded with 21-straight points, on its way to capturing a 21-10 road win over Lincoln County on Friday night.
After improving to 2-0 against Region 4-4A opponents last week with a 27-7 win over Spring Hill, Tullahoma will step out of region play by heading to Fayetteville to take on Lincoln County on Friday night.
Ashley Gilliam put on a special performance during the Region 4-AAA Tournament on Monday in Murfreesboro, carding a 67 on the day, finishing -5 under par, helping lead the Lady Wildcats to a state tournament berth.
Quarterback Danny Martinez scored three touchdowns for the Tullahoma Middle School football team, getting the Wildcats back into the win column with a 22-0 victory over Warren County at home on Tuesday night.
Heading to Henry Horton State Park in Chapel Hill, both the Tullahoma High School and Middle School cross-country teams put up solid performances during their outings.
With the top two shooters during the District 8 Tournament in Lawrenceburg on Monday, the Tullahoma High School girls golf team assured itself to be playing for a Region 4 Title come next week.
As Tullahoma Head Coach John Olive got set to celebrate his birthday, his team helped make it that much more enjoyable, getting off to its best start in nearly a decade, after defeating Franklin County 27-14 in Winchester on Friday.
After a tough 2-0 district loss to Page on Aug. 30, Tullahoma answered right back with a pair of dominating district wins, first defeating Spring Hill 6-0 at home on Tuesday before securing a 10-1 win at Lawrence County on Thursday night.
In front of the largest home crowd it has had all season, the Tullahoma High School volleyball team didn’t disappoint, sweeping Cannon County in three-straight sets on Thursday to end the week with back-to-back victories.
After notching a 14-13 road win over Marshall County last week, Tullahoma will be looking to extend its winning streak to three games, for the first time since 2014, when it heads to Franklin County on Friday.
With stellar performance, the Tullahoma High School girls golf team went on to capture the first-place title at the Golden Classic Invitational at WillowBrook Golf Cub in Manchester on Wednesday.
Despite battling the whole contest, the Tullahoma High School girls soccer team couldn’t net a district win at home, as a pair of first-half scores allowed Page to score a 2-0 win on Thursday night.
After playing the first two games of the regular season at home, the Tullahoma High School football team will gear up for its first road trip of the season when it heads to Lewisburg to take on Marshall County on Friday.