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 →

The Lady Cougars 16-2(5-0) made quick work of Independence on Tuesday night with a 64-30 win. After winning the tip, Lainey Reed hit a three point shot in the first 30 seconds to put Dickson up for good 3-0. From there the landslide continued. The Lady Cougars stormed out to a 26-6 first quarter lead. A 25-7 second quarter extended the lead to 51-13 at the half and it was reserve time for most of the second half for Dickson. Leading 61-26 going into the final eight minutes the Lady Cougars were well in control but with the bench emptied the scoring slowed to aRead More →

The Lady Cougars 15-2(4-0) never gave Waverly a chance on Saturday night. Playing their third game in five days Dickson wanted things over early and got their wish leading 15-5 after the first quarter. In the second the Lady Cougars allowed only three points and built a 31-8 lead going in to the second half. Looking to rest his starters Coach Greg Tipps rotated lineups for some unique looks in the second half. Despite the changes Dickson continues to pull away in the third 16-10 and played even in the fourth quarter for a 53-24 final. Emily Beard still managed to score 19 points evenRead More →

The Lady Cougars 14-2(4-0) got another solid test in 11-AAA action on Friday night. Ravenwood came calling and seemed like they would fade early, trailing 24-9 after a hot first quarter by Dickson. An 8-0 run by the Lady Raptors to start the second quarter quickly tightened things up. An Emily Beard layup and a pair a of Kailey Rosenbaum free throws allowed Ravenwood to trail by seven, 28-21, at the half. The Lady Cougars boosted the lead in the third quarter, outscoring Ravenwood 12-7 but the real damage came in the fourth quarter. Leading 40-28, Dickson hit four three pointers, three by Beard, in theRead More →

The Lady Cougars (13-2,3-0) took on a much improved Centennial (10-2,1-2) squad on Tuesday night and managed to outlast the “other” Lady Cougars 60-49 on the road. Dickson struggled early with the high energy of Centennial and their crowd. After Lea Lea Carter tied the game at 10 with a three pointer, Centennial went on a 9-2 run to end the quarter. After LaShaudra Hammond hit the first shot of the second quarter, Coach Greg Tipps made a line up adjust. The Lady Cougars sent out Cierra Smith, Lainey Reed, Ryann Roberts, Reagan Purvine, and Lea Lea Carter. With Carter at the center position CentennialRead More →

Day 1 Dickson County girls beat Marshall County 84-24 in the Above the Rim Christmas Classic in Hickman County. The Lady Cougars never allowed more than 9 points in any single quarter as they dominated the Lady Tigers from start to finish. Dickson ended the first quarter on a 19-0 run and led 25-4 after eight minutes. Transition baskets and a fast pace let the Lady Cougars go on 9-0 and 8-0 runs in the second quarter, and further grow their lead to 46-13 at the half. In the second half, the starters were able to rest and the bench continued to run out theRead More →

For the second night in a row the Cougars wore down there opponent and got a win, 49-33 over Marshall County. Coach Jason Tigert had his team ready to go as he faced his old team for the first time since coming to Dickson County in 2011. The Tigers started the night flat offensively which allowed Dickson to open the game up 7-0 and force a quick timeout. Dickson Pisces the lead to 11-2 but the final four points of the quarter went to Marshall County. In the second quarter, the Cougars again built a nine point lead, 18-9, but the Tigers switched to aRead More →

Dickson County defended the home floor on Saturday night as Waverly came calling. December Saturday night basketball is a tradition for Waverly and Dickson County but Saturday night’s game lacked the luster of previous matchups. The Lady Cougars (9-1,2-0) ran away and hid from Waverly in the first minutes of the game. Dickson started with two baskets apiece by Lea Lea Carter and Kailey Rosenbaum, giving Lady Cougar fans a prelude to a huge night for their team. Carter scored the final points of the first quarter to give Dickson a 29-9 edge but the offensive was hardly done. Even with liberal rotations, the LadyRead More →

Dickson County traveled back down Highway 96 for the third time this season on Friday. Unlike their previous two trips, there was no sweep in store for the Cougars. Lea Lea Carter scored 24 points to propel the Lady Cougars (8-1,2-0) to a 59-42 victory over Franklin. Dickson dominated from the word go; jumping out to a 16-10 lead in the first quarter and pushing it to 31-19at the half.  The Lady Cougars road strong defense to pull away throughout the night. They out rebounded the Lady Rebels 36-16 , including 14 offensive rebounds that led to 17 second chance points. That strong defense allowed DicksonRead More →

Dickson County pulled off a shocking sweep of Summit Tuesday night. The Lady Cougars 7-1(1-0) surprised fans by struggling with the Lady Spartans for three quarter before pulling away to a 52-33 win, in the last 8 minutes. Lea Lea Carter led all scorers with 28 points but was two rebounds short of a fifth consecutive double-double, Emolly Beard added 17 and has been in double figures in every game this season. The Cougars, 3-2(1-0) stunned district foe Summit with a tough fought win 55-51 at home. Walker Purvine led Dickson with 17 points, Trey Weidman had a career high 15, and Hunter Wolcott addedRead More →