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CU's Chelsey Hall earns MSC honor CU's Chelsey Hall earns MSC honor

Women's Player of the Week --
LEBANON -- Cumberland University junior guard Chelsey Hall is the Mid-South Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday. The weekly award is the first of the season for Hall -- a transfer from UT-Martin.

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  • CU's Chelsey Hall earns MSC honor CU's Chelsey Hall earns MSC honor

    Women's Player of the Week --
    LEBANON -- Cumberland University junior guard Chelsey Hall is the Mid-South Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday. The weekly award is the first of the season for Hall -- a transfer from UT-Martin.

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  • SOCCER -- CU blanks Rio Grande 5-0 SOCCER -- CU blanks Rio Grande 5-0

    Bulldogs headed back to Orange Beach --
    LEBANON -- Freshman Emily Shires scored twice and assisted on another goal as 11th-ranked Cumberland rolled to a 5-0 victory over the University of Rio Grande in the NAIA Championship Women's Soccer Opening Round Saturday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.

    The Bulldogs (16-3-1) advance to the NAIA Championships final site in Orange Beach, Ala., for the third consecutive year and will take either Concordia [CA] University or Bellevue University Tuesday, December 2 at 4 p.m. Central Time.

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  • CU FOOTBALL -- 23 earn MSC academic honors CU FOOTBALL -- 23 earn MSC academic honors

    LEBANON -- Twenty-three Cumberland University football players were named Mid-South Conference Scholar-Athletes this week, including 16 letterwinners from this year's 6-5 squad.

    Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average to be eligible for the award.

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  • MJ's Chowbay is 9-AAA co-MVP MJ's Chowbay is 9-AAA co-MVP

    Mt. Juliet High's senior quarterback Nolan Chowbay has been named District 9-AAA football co-Most Valuable Player in a vote of district coaches.

    Senior linebacker Weston Rountree of Wilson Central was voted Defensive Most Valuable Player and Mt. Juliet kicker Hayes Foster was voted co-Special Teams MVP.

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  • PREP HOOPS -- LHS visits White Co. PREP HOOPS -- LHS visits White Co.

    Lebanon High's basketball teams will be on the road Friday -- making the trip to Sparta to take on White County High. The girls game will tip at 6 p.m. at Roy Sewell Gymnasium. Sparta radio station WSMT-AM will provide online steaming of the game at www.1050wsmt.com.

    The Blue Devils of Coach Jim McDowell are coming off a 69-61 win over Shelbyville Central in Tuesday night's home and season opener. Lebanon rallied from four points down in the first quarter to mount a 31-19 lead at intermission.

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PREP HOOPS -- LHS visits White Co.
PREP HOOPS -- LHS visits White Co.

Lebanon High's basketball teams will be on the road Friday -- making the trip to Sparta to take on White County High. The girls game will tip at 6 p.m. at Roy Sewell Gymnasium. Sparta radio station WSMT-AM will provide online steaming of the game at www.1050wsmt.com.

The Blue Devils of Coach Jim McDowell are coming off a 69-61 win over Shelbyville Central in Tuesday night's home and season opener. Lebanon rallied from four points down in the first quarter to mount a 31-19 lead at intermission.

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Local sports in brief

Pancakes for LHS softball
The Devilettes Fastpitch Club, the booster club for the Lebanon High softball team, will host a pancake breakfast Saturday, Nov. 22 at Fairview Church on Leeville Pike. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased from any Lebanon Lady Devil Softball Player or parent.

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A true triple threat for CU | Alyssa Freeman, Cumberland University basketball, Cumberland cheerleading,
A true triple threat for CU | Alyssa Freeman, Cumberland University basketball, Cumberland cheerleading,
Alyssa Freeman
A true triple threat for CU

CU cheerleader sings & plays basketball
LEBANON -- If Cumberland University offered a course in time management, junior Alyssa Freeman could probably teach it.

A transfer from Tabor College in Hillsboro, KS, the native Texan is enrolled at Cumberland on a combination choral performance - cheerleading scholarship.

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CU soccer to host 1st round game | Cumberland University, Cumberland soccer, Lindsay Kitson
CU soccer to host 1st round game

Saturday vs. Rio Grande --
LEBANON -- Cumberland women's soccer will host the University of Rio Grande in the NAIA Championship Opening Round Saturday at 1 p.m. at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field. The NAIA announced the 30-team Opening Round field Monday afternoon.

The winner of Saturday's match advances to the NAIA Championships final site in Orange Beach, Ala. The Bulldogs are ranked 11th nationally and stand 15-3-1 overall this season.

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BOWLED OVER

50 years ago: Watertown upset Lebanon in 'Super Bowl'

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CU falls to Battlers 51-28 | Cumberland football, Alderson Broaddus, Reed Gurchiek, Broc Loveless, Bulldogs, Cumberland University football, Donnie Suber
CU falls to Battlers 51-28 | Cumberland football, Alderson Broaddus, Reed Gurchiek, Broc Loveless, Bulldogs, Cumberland University football, Donnie Suber
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CU falls to Battlers 51-28

Bulldogs end season 6-5 overall --
LEBANON -- Alderson Broaddus tailback Brandon Jones ran for 204 yards and two touchdowns ruining Senior Day with a 51-28 victory over Cumberland Saturday, Nov. 15 at Nokes-Lasater Field.

The Bulldogs (6-5) end the season with three straight losses, ending a four-year stretch with at least seven victories. Cumberland committed six turnovers in the loss, its second game in the last three weeks with six miscues.

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FCS falls to St. George's 27-7

Commanders end season 10-1
COLLIERVILLE -- St. George's scored twice in the early minutes of the second half on the way to a 27-7 victory over Friendship Christian in the quarterfinals of the Division II-A football playoffs Friday night.

With the win, the Gryphons improved to 7-4 on the season and will move on the the state semifinals Nov. 21.

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CU women down Campbellsville 1-0
CU women down Campbellsville 1-0
Taylor Nay
CU women down Campbellsville 1-0

Finals Friday vs. Lindsey Wilson --
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. - Taylor Nay scored in the 34th minute and ninth-ranked Cumberland dominated play after the first 15 minutes, taking a 1-0 victory over Campbellsville University here on a cold and windy Thursday in the semifinals of the Mid-South Conference Women's Soccer Championships at Finley Stadium.

With the win, the Bulldogs (15-2-1) advance to the tournament finals for the third straight year where they will face familiar foe Lindsey Wilson at 3 p.m. Eastern Time Friday at Ron Finley Stadium - Campbellsville.

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Gilpin takes MSC top soccer honor
Gilpin takes MSC top soccer honor
Shauna Gilpin
Gilpin takes MSC top soccer honor

CU plays in semifinals Thursday --
Cumberland University's Shauna Gilpin was voted Mid-South Conference Player of the Year, Emily Shires earned Freshman of the Year honors and Lindsay Kitson, Olivia Chu, Taylor Nay, Kaitlin Phillips, Mackenzie Keele, ReneƩ LaRose, Gilpin and Shires all garnered First Team All-MSC accolades, as announced Thursday morning by the league office.

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Hamilton earns MSC Character Award
Hamilton earns MSC Character Award
Hamilton
Hamilton earns MSC Character Award

Cumberland goalkeeper Ian Hamilton was voted the Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday for the second time this season after registering a pair of shutouts for the Bulldogs.

The West Chester, Ohio, native posted a pair of saves in a 3-0 win at Ohio Christian and then collected three saves in CU's victory over the University of Pikeville in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Championships, including a point-blank shot off a corner kick in the 15th minute with CU leading 2-0.

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PLAYOFFS -- Oakland 53, Mt. Juliet 0
PLAYOFFS -- Oakland 53, Mt. Juliet 0

MURFREESBORO -- The numbers on the scoreboard read 53-0 as the final horn sounded in Oakland's blowout win over Mount Juliet, but the most impressive number of the contest may have been 16.

That was the amount of yards from scrimmage the Patriots defense allowed in its rout of the Golden Bears in the opening round of the Class 6A playoffs Friday, Nov. 7 at Ray Hughes Stadium.

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Bulldogs fall to Reinhardt 35-28
Bulldogs fall to Reinhardt 35-28

LEBANON -- Playing with a heavy heart, Broc Loveless rushed for two TDs and threw for another, but Reinhardt amassed 275 yards on the ground in a 35-28 victory over No. 19 Cumberland Saturday at Nokes-Lasater Field.

Loveless' father, Mark, passed away suddenly Friday morning because of a heart attack, but the redshirt senior from Spring Hill made it back to town Saturday morning for the game, starting his next-to-last collegiate contest.

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PLAYOFFS -- FCS 35, Northpoint 10

Commanders force six turnovers --
LEBANON -- Friendship Christian forced six Northpoint turnovers and scored a pair of defensive touchdowns in the fourth quarter in Friday's 35-10 victory over Northpoint Christian in the first round of the Division II playoffs at Pirtle Field.

With the win, the Commanders improved to 10-1 on the season and earned a trip next week to Collierville to take on St. George's in the second round.

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SOCCER -- CU women win MSC opener

Nay scores twice in 4-0 victory
LEBANON -- Taylor Nay scored twice in the second half and sixth-ranked Cumberland dominated play from the outset, posting a 4-0 victory over St. Catharine College in the quarterfinals of the Mid-South Conference Women's Soccer Championships Friday afternoon at Lindsey Donnell Stadium-Kirk Field.

The Bulldogs (14-2-1) advance to the tournament semifinals on Thursday, Nov. 13 to face the winner of tonight's Campellsville University and University of Pikeville match.

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TSSAA releases proposed football regions
TSSAA releases proposed football regions

HERMITAGE -- The TSSAA has released the proposed football regional groupings for the 2015 / 2016 season.

The TSSAA Board of Control will vote and make the final decisions regarding these regions Thursday, Nov. 13. The meeting will be held at the Clarion Inn in Murfreesboro beginning at 9 a.m.

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