The DeKalb County Tigers delivered a haymaker to the visiting Warren County Pioneers 50 to 0 Friday night to begin the 50th year of football for the DCHS program. It was the first shutout victory for Steve Trapp as head coach of the Tiger football program
The DCHS Tiger Football team will open the season on Friday, August 17 hosting Warren County in Smithville at 7:00 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage of all games with the VOICE OF THE TIGERS John Pryor. Start times for all games is at 7:00 p.m.
The scheduled thereafter is as follows:
August 24th: At Clay County
August 31st: At Cannon County
Tennessee Tech's all-new Purple Pride Caravans will be back on the road and rolling in July and August, with nine stops planned in communities around the region in anticipation of the upcoming sports season. Fans are invited to attend, and every Caravan is free.
The caravan will be in Smithville at Walmart on Thursday, July 19 from 5:00 p.m. until 6:38 p.m.
The DCHS Tigerettes lost 12 to 2 to Sequatchie County at Dunlap in the Region Softball Tournament Tuesday. Their season comes to a close.
The Upperman Lady Bees won the district tournament softball championship Thursday, beating the DeKalb County Tigerettes 3 to 0 at Baxter.
As the runners-up in the district, the Tigerettes will travel to Sequatchie County for the first round of the region tournament Monday. Game time is 6:00 p.m.
Two Tigerettes will play collegiate softball after their high school career is finished.
Seniors Brooke Hutchings and Tiffini Hendrixson have signed to play for Coach Sara Russell at Covenant College, a Christian liberal arts college in Lookout Mountain, Georgia.
The DeKalb County Tigerettes will have a re-match with the Upperman Lady Bees for the championship of the district tournament Thursday at 5:00 p.m. at Baxter.
The DeKalb County Tigerettes dropped into the losers bracket of the District Tournament at Baxter Wednesday afternoon after losing to the Upperman Lady Bees 11 to 4.
DeKalb County scored three runs in the second inning and one run in the fourth inning. Upperman scored four runs in the first inning, three runs in the second, one run in the fifth, and three runs in the sixth inning.
The DCHS Tigerettes upended Livingston Academy 6 to 1 in their district tournament at Baxter Tuesday and will meet Upperman today (Wednesday) at 4:00 p.m. The winner will play for the championship of the tournament on Thursday at 5:00 p.m.
The season is over for the DeKalb County Tiger baseball team after losing to Smith County 9 to 6 and to Livingston Academy 17 to 9 Tuesday in the District Tournament at Smith County.