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#23/24 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball blows out Portland State, 88-61

 

UT Lady VolsPortland, OR – The No. 23/24 Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team shot a scorching 51.4 percent from the floor and 46.2 percent from behind the arc on Saturday, defeating Portland State in Viking Pavilion, 88-61.
 
Sophomore Rae Burrell led Tennessee (9-2) in scoring, narrowly missing a double-double with a career-high 21 points and nine rebounds. Freshman Jordan Horston was close behind, also setting a career high with 20 points. Junior Rennia Davis recorded her tenth rebound of the game just over two minutes into the second half to solidify the 24th double-double of her career. She went on to collect a season-high 13 rebounds while scoring 18 points.

Tennessee Women's Basketball was red hot Saturday night hotting 51.4 percent from the floor to drop Portland State, 88-61. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball was red hot Saturday night hotting 51.4 percent from the floor to drop Portland State, 88-61. (UT Athletics)

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Northwest High School Celebrates Semicentennial Anniversary

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Clarksville, TN – This year marks the 50th year of Northwest High School (NWHS) in Clarksville, Tennessee. Built in 1970 with its first graduating class in 1971, the school hosted tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade students with a capacity of 1,200 students. The first principal was Peter Kyriakos.

A 1980’s aerial view of Northwest High School (NWHS), in which a gym and classrooms as well as the “400” or “vo-tech” building had been added from the original structure. In 2014, a $17 million renovation was completed which added an auxiliary gym, a theatre, administrative wing, kitchen and indoor corridor to connect the 400 Building. (CMCSS Operations)

A 1980’s aerial view of Northwest High School (NWHS), in which a gym and classrooms as well as the “400” or “vo-tech” building had been added from the original structure. In 2014, a $17 million renovation was completed which added an auxiliary gym, a theatre, administrative wing, kitchen and indoor corridor to connect the 400 Building. (CMCSS Operations)

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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires Student Volunteers Learn Life Lessons

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – Behind the scenes at the Rivers and Spires Festival, hundreds of volunteers invest time and energy into keeping the festival clean, safe and fun for all attendees.

In 2015, more than 300 local high school students volunteered their time in Rivers and Spires’ Family Fun Zone and Toddler Town areas. In all, the students logged nearly 900 hours of service time.

Two of the participating schools were selected to win last the Mayor’s Volunteer Cup Trophy in 2015 based on service hours, student participation, and attitude.

Northwest High School Vikings Football team.

Northwest High School Vikings Football team.

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Big second half lifts Northwest Vikings Basketball past Clarksville High Wildcats

 

Northwest High School VikingsServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Northwest High School scored 42 points in the second half against Clarksville High School, Tuesday, January 27th at the Willard Ross Memorial Gymnasium, as the Vikings rallied to defeat the Wildcats in a District 10-AAA showdown, 68-59.

The Vikings (14-9, 8-3 District 10-AAA) entered the second half trailing the Wildcats 32-26, but exploded out of the gates quickly after intermission by scoring 10 of the first 12 points of the second half – including four each from JaRyan Young and Marice Wright – to take their first lead of the game since the opening minutes of the game, 36-34.

Northwest Boy's Basketball beats Clarksville High 58-59 Tuesday night.

Northwest Boy’s Basketball beats Clarksville High 58-59 Tuesday night.

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Late Elijah McCoin three lifts Northwest Vikings past Rossview Hawks

 

Northwest High School VikingsServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Northwest High School’s Elijah McCoin knocked down a three with 8.7 seconds left, Friday, January 16th in their District 10-AAA game versus Rossview High School, to lift the Vikings past the Hawks, 42-41.

It was the second time this season that McCoin had knocked down a late three to beat Rossview, the first time coming on a half-court buzzer beater on December 2nd in a 47-46 Viking win.

Rossview (10-7, 2-6 District 10-AAA) had taken a two-point lead, 41-39 with 20.8 seconds left, following Jackson Parker hitting one-of-two free throws.

Northwest Boy's Basketball beat Rossview 42-41.

Northwest Boy’s Basketball beat Rossview 42-41.

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Kenwood Knights Repel Northwest Vikings, 63-53

 

Kenwood High SchoolServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – The Kenwood Knights (12-4, 5-0) held off the Northwest Vikings (9-7, 3-2), 63-53, at Kenwood High School for their first district win of the new year.

The Vikings came very close to orchestrating a comeback victory. They cut down an 18-point deficit at the beginning of the third quarter to three points in the fourth quarter.

But the Knights executed down the stretch, eating up time with the lead and making five of six free throws in the fourth quarter to get the win.

Kenwood Boy's Basketball defeats Northwest Vikings 63-53. (Michael Rios/Clarksville Sports Network)

Kenwood Boy’s Basketball defeats Northwest Vikings 63-53. (Michael Rios/Clarksville Sports Network)

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Northwest Vikings have five-game win streak end with 56-52 loss to Cheatham County

 

Northwest High School VikingsDover, TN – Northwest High School’s boys basketball team saw its five-game win streak come to an end, Monday, December 29th at the Bill Craig Memorial Gymnasium in the final day of the Stewart County Rebel Christmas Classic, at the hands of Cheatham County Central High School, 56-52.

The game – although lower scoring than most fans would have thought – was tight the entire way – including Northwest (9-8) tying the game for the final time at 50-50 on an old-fashioned three-point play by JaRyan Young, with 3:11 left.

Northwest Boy's Basketball loses to Cheatham county 56-52.

Northwest Boy’s Basketball loses to Cheatham county 56-52.

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Northwest Vikings use speed, height advantage to down Clarksville Academy Cougars in Rebels Christmas Classic

 

Northwest High School VikingsDover, TN – Northwest High School’s boys basketball team used its speed and height advantage to the fullest, Saturday, December 27th in the opening day of play in the Stewart County Rebels Christmas Classic at the Bill Craig Memorial Gymnasium, as the Vikings came away with a 59-48 victory over Clarksville Academy.

The Vikings (9-7) guards would hound the Clarksville Academy guards right from the opening tip, forcing several turnovers – both in outright steals, or in forcing bad passes out of bounds.

Northwest Boy's Basketball beats Clarskville Academy 59-48.

Northwest Boy’s Basketball beats Clarskville Academy 59-48.

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Clarksville High Wildcats hand Northwest Vikings first District 10-AAA loss in double-overtime thriller

 

Clarksville High School WildcatsServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Two free throws by JJ Jones with 1.7 seconds left in double overtime, Friday, December 12th at William Workman Gymnasium, capped a 12-point rally by Clarksville High School, as the Wildcats handed Northwest High School its first District 10-AAA loss of the season, 91-86.

Clarksville High (5-5, 2-2 District 10-AAA) trailed the Vikings 51-39 heading into the fourth quarter, but scored 12 of the first 14 points of the period – including seven by Avery Bates – to cut the deficit back to just two points, 53-51, with 5:48 left in regulation.

Clarksville High Boy's Basketball beats Northwest in double overtime, 91-86.

Clarksville High Boy’s Basketball beats Northwest in double overtime, 91-86.

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Northwest Vikings Basketball comes from 18-points down in second half to edge Maplewood 69-67

 

Northwest High School VikingsClarksville, TN – A basket by Correal Murry, with 21 seconds left capped an 18-point, second-half rally by Northwest High School, Thursday, November 20th at the Willard Ross Memorial Gymnasium, as the Vikings edged the Maplewood High School Panthers, 68-67 for their first victory of the season.

The Vikings (1-4) trailed Maplewood 44-26 at halftime and still by 11 points, 61-50 heading into the final quarter, but opened the final eight minutes of play by scoring the first seven points of the period to get to within four points, 61-57 with 4:25 left in the game.

Northwest Boys Basketball beats Maplewood 68-67.

Northwest Boys’s Basketball beats Maplewood 68-67.

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