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Defense, run game lead undefeated Bearden to 34-7 win over South Doyle

Bearden came back from an early deficit and rushed for 284 yards in a 34-7 win over South Doyle on Friday to remain unbeaten in 2018. Senior Caleb Wilkins contributed 158 of those yards, while also scoring two touchdowns. Junior Jackson Biggs also punched in two rushing touchdowns from Bearden’s goal line formation, and quarterback

Bearden’s second shutout of season means best start since 2012

The Bearden football team is off to its best start since 2012 after defeating Jefferson County 28-0 on Friday night. All four of the Bulldog touchdowns were scored in the first half, including a 27-yard fumble recovery by Sampson Moss that he returned for a touchdown. “We forced some turnovers defensively and made the field short, and we

Successful two-way players delivering big plays for unbeaten Bearden

The Bearden football team is unbeaten through its first two games and looking for its first 3-0 start since 2012. One of the factors that has contributed to that early success has been the increase in players that play both sides of the ball. “I think it has made us more successful,” said senior Matt Carr,

Lady Bulldog defense proving tough to break down despite losing so many starters

Bearden soccer has posted clean sheets in four of its first five games this season, only allowing their first goal of the season Thursday night in their 5-1 win over Giles County to kick off the Bearden Invitational. After losing three starters on the back line and their primary goal keeper last season, Bearden had

Cross country veterans providing leadership for Powell’s first year as head coach

The Bearden Cross Country team has high hopes for this season. The Bulldogs plan look to their upperclassmen for leadership and improve on the previous season’s success. “We’ve got a group of six or seven guys that are pretty strong, and then the ones behind them are working hard too,” said Coach Ashley Powell, who

2017-18’s Best of the Best: Football – Presented by VNN x Rapid Replay

This Summer, we’re teaming up with our friends at Rapid Replay to hand pick our favorite fan-recorded highlights from this past school year across the VNN Network. Each week, we’ll be spotlighting a new sport’s Top Plays.  Friday night lights are finally back! This week we’re showcasing our favorite highlights from across the country in Football: Do you want

Bearden golf team relies on its ‘P.O.I.S.E.’ to improve this season

The Bearden golf team has been presented with many new experiences that have better prepared the Bulldogs for this season’s challenges. Team chemistry and character development have helped in leading the team to lower scores and higher success. “I think the team has become more unified,” said senior Emma Kammann, who captains the girls. “We attended a

Trick play, Kendrick’s interceptions enough to hold off Blue Raiders

Bearden headed south to take on Cleveland on Friday night in a fast, high-intensity game, holding off the Blue Raiders 28-20. After Cleveland closed the score to 21-14 in the second half, Bearden pulled something out of their bag of tricks. The Bulldogs ran a double-reverse pass from junior Hayden Candela to senior Matt Carr, putting

Lady Soccer Dogs blank West 5-0 for second clean sheet of season

Bearden soccer beat West 5-0 last night in their second game of the season. The goals came from juniors Abby Brewer, Taylor Cross, Hannah Wilson, and Alex Smith and senior Emily Carlevato. Senior goal keeper Maggie Jones also held the Rebels scoreless. Cross opened the scoring in the 4th minute on a free kick. “I think scoring early helped