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Lady Bulldogs win district title, eye upcoming district tournament

After an emotional 2-1 win over rival Farragut on Sept. 24, Bearden still knew a bigger objective was still in front of them. The Bulldogs accomplished that goal Wednesday, winning the District 4-AAA title after a 2-2 draw against Hardin Valley. Though collectively a little disappointed in letting an outright victory slip away, the Bulldogs

Stephney, Geer commit to play basketball at East Tennessee colleges

Part of the most successful class in Bearden girls basketball history has found its way into the college ranks. Seniors Anajae Stephney and Chanler Geer both committed to play college basketball this week, with Stephney committing to ETSU and Geer committing to Carson-Newman. Stephney, who starts at center for the Lady Bulldogs, had been hearing

Riemer’s double secures Bearden’s first win over Farragut in six years

Casey Riemer was not going to end her Bearden soccer career without beating Farragut. Riemer scored both of Bearden’s goals, propelling the Lady Bulldogs (11-2-1, 6-0 District 4-AAA) to a 2-1 victory – their first win over Farragut since 2009. “It’s been a really long time, and it feels so good beating them,” Riemer said.

Riemer leads Lady Bulldogs into district showdown at Farragut

When one great striker departs the Lady Bulldog soccer program, another star forward takes her spot as Bearden’s top goal scorer. Last year, it was Ashley Seltzer, now at Marshall University. Through 13 games this season, senior Casey Riemer has scored 22 goals, including four goals Tuesday in a 9-0 victory over Lenoir City. A performance like that

Bearden weathers William Blount scoring flurry, pulls away late

In a wild game that saw 78 points between both teams and two stellar performances from quarterbacks, it was a senior running back who finally put it away for Bearden. Chase Berry’s 62-yard touchdown run in the final minute quieted any final comeback effort from William Blount, and the Bulldogs earned their first Region 1-6A win

Junior Larue takes first overall at district golf tournament

Junior Bogle Larue finished first overall at districts Monday out of 40 competitors, and led the boys to an overall 3rd place finish. Larue shot a 70, or two-under par, and cleared all other competitors by two strokes or more. Freshman Bryson Morrell also finished in the top five, tying for fifth. The girls also

Junior running back Warren makes smooth transition from defense to offense

Bearden’s offense has seen a renaissance in productivity from last season to this season, and junior running back Ty Warren has played a big role in this process. Last year as a sophomore, Warren played primarily at cornerback, but during the offseason he has transitioned into the team’s starting running back. “[Playing on offense] is