Summit defeated Dickson County 3-2 in the district 11-AAA championship and that was the second game in less than a week that Summit had defeated Dickson County by only one run. The Lady Cougars were able to take care of business against all other foes, though, as the Lady Cougars took down Independence 15-0 in the first round of the tournament on Monday and then advanced to play Brentwood.
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has cited ten of the state’s 56 state parks and natural areas for their performance in the “Go Green” program.
Old-time catfishermen claim the stinkier the bait the better, and if you’ve ever been down-wind from some of them, you realize they know a thing or two about odor.
Dickson County’s Lady Cougar softball team is scheduled to take on the winner of Independence and Centennial on Monday, May 10. Independence will take on Centennial on Monday at Dickson County just before that game to determine to who moves on to the winner’s bracket and who moves to the loser’s bracket.
In the first round of the district tournament, Creek Wood defeated Hickman County 9-0. Hannah Allbert’s home run and three RBI were certainly a large part of that as well as Raigan Allbert’s three-inning no-hitter.
Dickson County got off to a rough start in the district tournament with a loss to Brentwood by a score of 10-1 but the Cougars were able to stay alive with a 5-1 win over Summit on Saturday.
On April 30, Dickson County High School celebrated senior night with a 5-0 win over Clarksville Northwest. Dickson County had eleven seniors in total that were celebrated on that night. Those seniors include #11 Mason Herbert, #1 Levi Winegart, #2 Connor Berry, #4 Brock Holley, #6 Enoch Terlecki, #7 Evan Crider, #13 White Guire, #14 Quentin Kubesh, #19 Matthew Faulks, #22 Carlos Belo and #48 Davis Hare.
Creek Wood defeated East Hickman on Thursday 13-3 to advance to play Lewis County Friday evening in the district tournament. Creek Wood lost 9-6 to Lewis County and now the Red Hawks are scheduled to play the winner of East Hickman and Camden on Monday to stay alive. If Creek Wood can make it to the district championship, they will host on Wednesday since they are the number 1 overall seed.
Hunters for the Hungry provided 567,000 meals for Tennessee’s needy during the past deer season, bringing the total to 8.2 million since the program was started in 1998.
With the 22nd pick in the NFL Draft Thursday night, the Tennessee Titans selected cornerback Caleb Farley of Virginia Tech to fill a need in their secondary.
Dickson didn’t have one of its stronger weeks last week as the Cougars went 1-3 throughout the week. Dickson lost both games of a two-game series against Ravenwood on Monday and Tuesday by scores of 4-3 and 9-8 respectively.
On Friday, five different Dickson County athletes signed their letters of intent to play at the next level including three volleyball players who will all be heading to Martin Methodist. Anna Kate Humphreys, Alexis McCartney and Hannah Oliver all signed with Martin Methodist. Amanda Street, a cheerleader, signed with UT-Martin and Logan Scoggins signed with Bethel for golf.
Raekwonn Nesbitt has been named the Dickson Post Player of the Year. Nesbitt helped lead Creek Wood to back-to-back sectional appearances and led the county with 16 points per game. Nesbitt also averaged 3.5 rebounds per game and three assists per game. Nesbitt was named the district MVP and he was also named to the 11-AA All-Tournament team. Nesbitt’s clutch free throws at the end of the 11-AA district championship game allowed Creek Wood to take the lead and hold off Fairview.