Topic: Northeast High School
Clarksville, TN – Before inclement weather closed schools at the end of the week, a lot of teams played against conference opponents for the first time.
Some teams are already setting themselves apart with strong play. Others are just now getting all their players with football coming to a close. Regardless, the season is still young and fans can warm themselves on the heated competition blazing on the courts.
Northeast High School Eagles score final five points to edge Clarksville High Wildcats in District 10-AAA opener 56-54
Clarksville, TN – After leading for most of the night, it was Northeast High School that had to rally in the final minute of its District 10-AAA opener, December 3rd, as the Eagles edged the Clarksville High Wildcats, 56-54.
Northeast (4-3, 1-0 District 10-AAA) led by as many as 13 points in the first half against the Wildcats, but saw themselves down 54-51 – with 1:11 left in the game – after Clarksville High had put together a 10-0 run in a span of a 1:48.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s girls basketball team came into its District 10-AAA opener against Northeast High December 3rd still looking for its first win of season, but the Lady Wildcats held the Lady Eagles to single-figure scoring in three of the four quarters in picking up a 55-38 victory.
The victory is the 14th straight by Clarksville High (1-5, 1-0 District 10-AAA) over Northeast dating back to the 2008-09 season.
Clarksville, TN - Montgomery Central’s Alexis Hill is the latest player to sign a National Letter of Intent for the Fall 2013 signing class, becoming the eighth player committed to join the Lady Govs beginning next fall.
Clarksville, TN – The holiday and severe weather warnings quieted the high school basketball courts this week. Most teams got an extra week of rest with an opportunity to eat lots of turkey and possibly catch up on homework.
A couple of teams did hit the courts over the weekend.
Clarksville, TN – The Henry County Patriots pounded out 270 total yards and five touchdowns on the ground to eliminate the Northeast Eagles in state semifinal football play, 43-14.
“It feels good. Didn’t make it last year, back this year, It feels good. The kids deserve it.They played hard,” Henry County’s head coach James Counce said. “Northeast is a very good football team, well coached. They have a lot of talent.”
Clarksville, TN - Dominique Todd of nearby Northeast High School is the latest addition the Fall 2013 signing class for Austin Peay softball.
Todd plays third base and outfield for Jennifer and Dusty Brady – he a former Austin Peay football and tennis player, she a former Lady Govs softball player – at Northeast, where she has been All-District 10-AAA each of the last two seasons.
Clarksville, TN – While the temperature drops, the courts heat up as teams strive to get wins before the holiday break. Almost every team has picked up their first victory of the season after two weeks of action.
However, a few are still trying to figure out what it will take to get a check in the win column.
Clarksville, TN – Run the football and play solid defense.
It is a simple formula for success for the Northeast Eagles and on Friday night in playoff quarterfinal action at Gallatin, the Eagles used it again to overpower the Gallatin Green Wave 27-14.
Dontavious Merriweather and Montrell Pardue provided a potent one-two punch on the ground for the Eagles that the Green Wave could not contain.
Clarksville, TN – Getting out to a 17-point halftime lead, the Northeast High School Lady Eagles picked up their first win of the young season, November 14th at the Thomas-Young Gymnasium, with a 54-37 Hall of Fame Game victory over Montgomery Central High School.
Northeast (1-1) would get out of the gates quickly, jumping out to a 9-0 lead over the game’s first 4:48, before Montgomery Central’s MaKayla Flake ended the run with a basket at the 2:31 mark.
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