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There was only one way for Rhea County’s Charlie Ward to surpass the one-hit mound effort achieved by teammate Gabe Tyrrell against Red Bank on April 9.
Rhea County High School’s Lady Eagle Tennis team has enjoyed an exciting start to the 2015 campaign starting off the year with a perfect record.
Senior southpaw Gabe Tyrrell came within an eyelash of crafting a no-hitter during Rhea County’s 10-0 shellacking of Red Bank in a non-district game Thursday, April 9 at Jim Rankin Field.
Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Open set for this weekend
The Spring City Middle School Bulldogs baseball team’s best efforts against Sweetwater Middle School were unable to secure them a victory during Monday evening’s home game.
Rhea County parlayed the timely hitting of Jordon Brown with a stout mound performance from Charlie Ward to register a 7-3 victory over Cookeville’s Cavaliers in the first game of a District 6-AAA doubleheader played Wednesday, April 8 at Cookeville High School.
After failing to score more than five funs in their previous four games, Rhea County High School Softball Head Coach Leah Price challenged her team to be more aggressive at the plate.
For most high school athletes, once the final game of their senior season comes to a close, their days of playing in an organized league are over. However, some are fortunate enough to play for a few more years at the collegiate level.
After opening the season with three straight losses, the Rhea County High School boy’s tennis team has found its groove as they approach the second half of the season.
It is often said in sports that it’s not how you start, but rather how you finish, that truly matters.
Rhea Middle School wrestler Garrett Smith recently finished second at the Tennessee AAU Nationals in Kingsport, Tenn., and was named All-American.
Rhea County’s Eagles were blessed with exceptional early spring weather, a pristine minor league ballpark venue and a multitude of adoring fans for their Good Friday — April 3 — matchup with East Hamilton’s Hurricanes.
Sometimes the result on the scoreboard can be strikingly different that the results seen on the field. And while the Eagles fell 4-2 underneath a darkening Evensville sky on Tuesday, the Rhea County boys’ soccer team proved to be the better squad on the pitch, dominating possession over White County and controlling the pace of the match.
Once the Spring City Middle School Bulldogs achieved a noteworthy level of offensive momentum in Tuesday’s game against the Cherokee Middle School Yellowjackets, the Bulldogs were already behind by four points, and Cherokee was well on their way to an 8-3 victory.
Rhea Middle School’s Kyler Ballard saved the Eagles from a loss on Tuesday with a goal in the final minutes of the match to set the fulltime score at 2-2 against Ocoee Middle School.
The Rhea County High School Lady Eagles tennis team kept their perfect record (5-0, 3-0) in tact Tuesday defeating Stone Memorial by a score of 5-4.
The Rhea County High School Lady Eagles softball team defeated Walker Valley High School 9-5 in Evensville on Wednesday.
While Rhea County anglers may not have garnered the first place finish at the Battle of Chickamauga on Saturday, the Eagle Anglers secured five of the top 10 spots and nine of the top 20 spots at the fishing tournament.
Rhea County’s Eagle and Lady Eagle basketball teams recently brought closure to their respective 2014-15 campaigns with banquet/awards ceremonies.
Westin Ray’s two-out single in the bottom of the seventh delivered Travis Aikman with the winning run as Rhea County defeated Cumberland County 2-1 in the District 6-AAA opener for both teams Monday, March 30 at Jim Rankin Field in Evensville.a
Sophomore Lane Keylon showcased his skills on the mound and at the plate while leading Rhea County’s Eagles to a 6-1 rain-shortened victory over McMinn County Thursday, March 26 at Jim Rankin Field.
The Rhea County High School girl’s tennis team improved its’ season record to 3-0 Monday afternoon winning a 8-1 decision on the road against Ootewah. It was another impressive showing from the Lady Eagles.
The Rhea County High School boy’s tennis team season has gotten off to a difficult start with the Eagles falling in their first three games.
The Rhea Middle School boys’ soccer team continued its winning tradition on Tuesday with a 3-1 victory over Chattanooga Christian School [CCS] at Eagle Stadium in Evensville.
The Rhea Middle School [RMS] boys’ soccer team secured a 6-0 shutout over the Lake Forest Middle School Bruins on Friday at Eagle Stadium in Evensville.
Senior shortstop Jordan Day slapped out three hits and scored three runs to lead Rhea County to a 7-3 victory over Cumberland County at Jets Park Saturday, March 21.
Rhea Middle School’s [RMS] Cooper Ruehling accomplished what most soccer players only dream about — a hat trick — during RMS’ 12-0 thumping of Bledsoe County Middle School at Eagles Stadium in Evensville on Tuesday.
Rhea County’s Amber Levi will don her Lady Eagle basketball uniform one last time Saturday, March 21 in the BCAT/TACA East-West All-Star Game that is slated to be played at Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro at 2 p.m.
The Rhea County High School Eagles soccer team had no luck of the Irish on St. Patrick’s Day as they suffered a 2-0 loss to Hixson High School on Tuesday at Eagle Stadium in Evensville.
Rhea County girls’ tennis team (2-0, 1-0) returned to action Tuesday and improved to 2-0 after another stellar defensive showing. The Lady Eagles had to battle very windy conditions Tuesday but overcame the breezy weather to defeat Red Bank 9-0.
The Rhea County High School Eagles soccer team demolished Sale Creek on Monday, posting an 8-1 victory over the Panthers at Eagle Stadium in Evensville.
Rhea County High School’s Micayla Keen inked a scholarship with Bryan College on Monday for volleyball and track and field.
Jordan Brown’s misplayed one-hopper to second plated Joseph Cassada with the winning run as Rhea County twice came from behind to defeat Boyd-Buchanan 11-10 in nine innings Monday, March 16 at Jim Rankin Field.
Recent bad weather has kept the tennis squads at Rhea County High School from competing, but both teams were finally able to hit the courts Monday against White County.
Rhea County senior righthander Charlie Ward recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts and limited Walker Valley’s Mustangs to a pair of scratch hits while leading the Eagles to a 4-1 season-opening victory Thursday, March 12 at Mike Turner Field in Charleston.
On Monday night, Rhea County High School held its annual baseball banquet to kick off the 2015 campaign.
The Warriors high school basketball team recently posted its first 20-win season.
With the start of the 2015 baseball season less than a week away, first-year Rhea County head coach Rusty Ray is a bit concerned that lack of on-field practice time might cost his Eagles early in the campaign.
The Spring City Middle School Lady Bulldogs volleyball team played Dayton City School on Tuesday night.
Football players from Rhea County High School, Spring City Middle School and Rhea Middle School will show off their strength and endurance at the Rhea County Football Lift-a-Thon on Saturday, March 14.
The 2014-2015 Rhea County High School Eagle Anglers are about to begin their fifth season of competitive bass fishing.
Rhea County High School’s Kristin Simmons came within an eyelash of capturing a state wrestling championship Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Williamson County Expo Center in Franklin.
Cumberland County’s Jets bombarded Rhea County from beyond the arc and at the foul line to register a 59-51 victory over the Eagles in the first round of the District 6-AAA Tournament Friday, Feb. 13 at Crossville.
Rhea County’s Lady Eagles had their hopes for a long post season run dashed by Warren County’s Lady Pioneers 67-55 in the opening round of the District 6-AAA Tournament Friday, Feb. 13 at Cumberland County High School in Crossville.
Gabe Keen, of Caryville, Tenn., caught what may turn out to be a state-record 15.20-pount bass on Lake Chickamauga on Friday.
The Rhea Middle School Lady Eagles mounted a successful tournament run this past weekend in Sevierville, Tenn., earning a place in the finals only to fall to Carpenters Middle School in the championship by three points.
Jadon Richmond and Will Buford combined for 38 points to lead Cookeville’s homestanding Cavaliers to a 68-30 District 6-AAA victory over Rhea County as the regular league season wound down Friday, Feb. 6.
While the Rhea Middle School Lady Eagles basketball team spent much of the first half against Maryville Middle School on even terms, the Rhea girls ultimately pulled ahead to win the East Tennessee Large School Sectional State Quarterfinal game on Wednesday in Sevier County, Tenn.
On Saturday, Jan. 24, the Spring City Middle School volleyball team participated in the 6th Annual Ooltewah High School Invitational Tournament.
During her illustrious prep basketball career, Rhea County’s Amber Levi has displayed a penchant for delivering key baskets to make winners of the Lady Eagles.