Despite their games being separated by nearly three hours, the Cougars and Lady Cougars both face Scotts Hill in the opening round of the 11th annual Above the Rim Tournament on Wednesday. For the Lady Cougars a brilliant first half by Emily Beard set the tone for a Dickson blowout over the Lady Lions. Beard posted 23 points in the first half, 18 in the first quarter, to help Dickson build a 45-19 halftime lead. After opening up hot Beard and the Lady Cougars cooled in the third quarter. The two offenses combined for just 17 third quarter points and Dickson led 52-29 heading intoRead More →

Darian Burns had a career game but the Cougars still fell short against Wilson Central, 58-49. Everything went according to plan in the first quarter for Dickson. Six points in the paint and three triples gave the offense balance and the defense forced Wilson Central into bad shots from way outside. Couple the poor shooting with a pair of turnovers that led to points and the Cougars had a 16-8 lead after one period. It didn’t take long for the Wildcats to adjust though. In the second quarter they refocused and moved their attack inside the perimeter to take advantage of size mismatches inside. 10Read More →

For the second game in a row the Lady Cougars struggled offensively but pulled out the win 45-24 against regional rival Harpeth. Dickson crawled to a 6-4 lead in the first quarter. The second quarter started in a similar fashion. Maddie Pyrdum tied the game at six two minutes into the period. Kailey Rosenbaum and Ryann Roberts each went on a four point run to give Dickson the last eight points of the half and a 14-6 lead heading into the break. After a long halftime talk, the Lady Cougars found a rhythm with Rosenbaum in the third quarter. Rosenbaum pounded the ball in theRead More →

Dickson County started off hot from beyond the arch. Ryann Roberts and Cierra Smith each had a pair of three and Emily Beard made it five team threes in the first quarter as the Lady Cougars built a 19-14 edge. In the final seconds of the first quarter Beard picked up her second foul and was forced to sit the remainder of the first half. Moments later Kailey Rosenbaum picked up two fouls back to back and forced Coach Greg Tipps to play the rest of the half without his two top scorers. The lack of offensive firepower quickly showed up for Dickson. After Rosenbaum’sRead More →

Emily Beard exploded offensively for the Lady Cougars to lead them to a 62-50 win over Summit on Tuesday night. After see sawing back and forth through the first half, Lady Cougars grabbed the lead against Summit on a three-pointer from Ryann Roberts in the second quarter and never looked back. Beard led the charge for Lady Cougars’ offense, scoring 32 points, with 13 points during the third quarter alone. Kailey Rosenbaum also made it into double digits, scoring 11 points for Dickson County. Rosenbaum was a big defensive contributor as well, racking up eight rebounds and two steals. The Cougars scrapped and clawed withRead More →

For the third time in five days the Cougars and Lady Cougars suited up Saturday night for their final game of the week as the reunited with rival Waverly. The Lady Cougars were unkind guests, blowing out the Tigerettes 61-14. The rout started early with a 22-0 first quarter that set the tone for the entire game. Emily Beard picked up where she left off on Friday night with 12 first quarter points for the Lady Cougars. Coach Tipps substituted liberally to try and maintain good sportsmanship but that could not prevent a 32-0 lead before the Tigerettes finally got on the board. Leading 38-3Read More →

The Lady Cougars started the district slate 1-0 Friday night with a 50-37 win over the Franklin Lady Rebels. For the second game in a row, Dickson forced a timeout in the first two minutes of the game after taking a 8-0 lead over the Franklin. The timeout seemed to steady the Lady Rebels who managed to tie the game at 10 on a Holly Harris jumper and took a 14-13 lead into the second quarter on a layup by Cynthia Long. Dickson continued to stall in the second quarter only tallying four points in the eight minutes frame. Despite the offensive lull, the LadyRead More →

The Lady Cougars roared to a blowout victory in their first home game of the year. Facing an overmatched Spring Hill squad, Coach Greg Tipps use his bench liberally but still Dickson racked up 87 points in an 87-14 win over the Lady Raiders. The early momentum immediately swung in Dickson’s favor and they never looked back. Spring Hill was forced to take two timeouts in the first 3:45 of the game to try and sort themselves out. But the Lady Cougars proved to be too much. Their offense shot 57% on the night while their defense held Spring Hill to just 14% from theRead More →

Dickson County took a pair of losses Friday night at Rossview. The Lady Cougars dropped their game 60-52 despite building an early lead. Hot shooting propelled a first half edge for Dickson. Back to back three by Cierra Smith built a 10-4 and Ryan Roberts closed out the quarter with a pair of free throws to extend the Lady Cougar lead to 17-10 after one. In the second quarter, the Lady’s Hawks drew within four points but two free throws from Emily Beard and a jumper from Smith extended the lead out to 25-17 three minutes into the quarter. From there Rossview methodically wore downRead 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 →