The Creek Wood Red Hawks and Lady Red Hawks played similar games in their doubleheaders on Tuesday night–build a lead, give up a rally, build the lead again. The teams mirrored each other in a non-district doubleheader on Thursday night, falling behind early and playing catchup all night before dropping both contests to their nearby rivals from Harpeth. The Lady Indians started hot with a 6-0 start in a defensive slugfest, but Creek Wood rallied back and took an 8-6 lead off a basket-and-one from Elayna Gass with 45 seconds left in the first. Harpeth tied the game, but Gass nailed a three with aboutRead More →

Dickson County basketball alum JeQuan Lewis put on a clinic on Tuesday night, helping his Virginia Commonwealth Rams to a come-from-behind win 81-70 over Princeton. According to the official VCU Athletic site, the visiting Tigers raced out to a 16-0 run in the first 6 minutes, but Lewis scored 19 points in the first half as the Rams tied the game at 39-39 before halftime. Lewis had 8 of his 12 assists in the second half, as the homestanding Rams continued to take the momentum away. VCU didn’t lead in the game until a three pointer from Doug Brooks game the Black-and-Gold a 44-41 leadRead More →

Tuesday night was a good night for the Creek Wood basketball squads. The home opener was also the district opener as well, and both the Red Hawks and Lady Red Hawks were rude hosts to Stewart County. The home teams raced out to leads, gave up rallies, and ultimately held on for wins in front of a rowdy crowd on “90s Night” at the CWHS gym. The Lady Red Hawks started hot, winning the first quarter 17-6 off 7 points each from Lydia Edmondson and 5 from Elayna Gass. The Stewart County Lady Rebels answered back in a big way, however, winning the second 10-7Read More →

Coming of a tight loss to the host Lady Rockets of Forrest on Wednesday, Dickson County rebounded for an impressive rout of Lincoln County 59-19. The Lady Cougars got off to a slow start, trailing 6-5 midway through the first quarter. Five straight scores from the help Dickson roll out a 13-2 run to end the quarter on top 18-8. From there Dickson never looked back exploding for 21 points in the second quarter and building a 25 point lead, 39-14, at the break. The third quarter sealed things up for the Dickson, While their offense slowed, the defense held the Lady Falcons scoreless forRead More →

The Dickson County and Creek Wood girls opened play in the Forrest Thanksgiving Classic in Chapel Hill, TN, on Wednesday, but with mixed results. The Lady Red Hawks dropped their opener but held on for a win in their second game, while the Lady Cougars battled the host Lady Rockets in a tight game but came up just short. Creek Wood started off the day, with a noon game against Marshall County. The Lady Red Hawks started off red hot, building a lead off hot shooting. Raegan Hohl had a basket-and-one and 3 made threes in the first, while Elayna Gass added a trey ofRead More →

The Creek Wood Red Hawks had to wait out a double overtime matchup before they could take the floor in the Auxiliary Gym at Bob Jones High School on Tuesday night. The elimination game against Gadsden City would start more than 20 minutes late, but the speedy Titans would make sure the game ended early. A cold shooting effort from the Red Hawks combined with ridiculous energy from Gadsden City, and the Titans would win in a blowout 68-27. After a defensive stalemate in the opening minutes, the Red Hawk three point shooting heated up. Dallas Hall canned two treys, while Micah Westerman and AaronRead More →

The Creek Wood Red Hawks went to the Huntsville suburb of Madison for the opener of the N2Hoops Invitational on Monday afternoon. Creek Wood squared off against the host team, the Bob Jones High School Patriots, a 1-3 squad coming off an overtime loss over the weekend. The scouting report on the hosts was simple–better on the post than on the wing, but a squad that struggles to close. Creek Wood started off hot and took an early lead, but Bob Jones countered with a run of their own to take the lead away and build a cushion. The Red Hawks cut the lead backRead More →

The Creek Wood Red Hawks and Lady Red Hawks opened the 2016-17 season with a doubleheader Friday night in Ashland City, as the Navy and Red started off with a non-district clash against Cheatham County Central. The short-handed Red Hawk boys hammered Cheatham County in a dominant nightcap, but the Lady Red Hawks couldn’t overcome a cold start despite a hot finish, and opened the season with a loss. Former Houston County Head Coach Sam Young made his debut as the skipper for Creek Wood, but the Lady Cubs made sure the visitors didn’t get him a fast start. Emmy and Eryn Nelson went offRead More →

Dickson blasted West Creek 31-0, to end their season on a two game win streak. The Coyotes offered little resistance against the high powered Cougar offense led by Jacob Murphree. Dickson jumped out to a 3-0 lead on their opening drive on a 36 yard field goal by Noah Dawson. The Cougar drove to the Coyote four yard line before a penalty brought back a touchdown. The penalty, offensive pass interference, was originally stepped off as a 19 yard penalty but after Coach Randy Murphree called a time out the officials correct their mistake and did not charge the Cougars with a timeout. The DicksonRead More →

The Creek Wood Red Hawks knew they would have their hands full against Clarksville Northwest on Friday night. The resurgent Vikings were enjoying one of the best stretches of football success they had seen in quite some time, were in second place in Region 6-4A, and were playing at home on Senior Night. The Red Hawks would need a solid effort to knock off the Green and Gold, plus some help from Hillwood beating Montgomery Central, to slip into the postseason. While the Northwest offense was balanced and hard to handle, the defense frustrated the Red Hawks throughout the night, and the Indians led HillwoodRead More →