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Track coaches bringing added insight into second season at Bearden

In year two at the helm of the Bearden track program, coaches Patty Thewes and Ashley Powell will bring something to the team that they didn’t have a year ago – they now have in-depth knowledge about all of their athletes. The coaches’ first season brought success, but in year two, knowledge and experience will

Profiles: Alvarez leading Bearden’s front line as ‘true goal-scorer’

All great goal scorers go through the same thought process: When they get the ball, they want to go quickly. Look up at the goal and the first thing they think is “shoot.” Then the next thought is one touch and shoot, and then two touches and shoot. Anything, until they find that window of opportunity to get off

2015-2016 Bearden dance team roster announced

Congratulations to the 21-member 2015-2016 Bearden High School Dance Team: Chloe Anders Sarah Balsley Gracie Benevicz Madison Deatherage Jade Gatton-Bumpus Lauren Jacoby Becca Jernigan Avery Jetton Maddie Little Haley Manalac Hanna Matthews Chloe McClish Alyssa Menavich Alison Napier Ally Robinson Shaylie Rutherford Sydney Schriver Tori Sokolow Lily Tirgrath Lyndi Vaughn Natalie Werner The dance team

Senior softball players hoping experience will lead to first trip to state

At the dawn of this season’s new campaign, the softball team looks to add to their success from prior seasons. This season, Bearden is led by a group of seniors that have been almost unmatched in the program’s history. This group has won 78 games over their first three seasons and now looks to add

Bearden baseball looks to be contender in loaded East Tennessee

Last season, Bearden’s baseball team had a successful campaign, including a thrilling road victory at Farragut and a strong second place finish in an incredibly talented district behind Hardin Valley. The Bulldogs will have another tough road ahead of them this season, but this time it may be even more challenging than ever. “I grew

Lady Bulldogs’ historic season comes to an end

One of the most successful seasons in Bearden girls basketball history has come to a close. The Lady Bulldogs (31-5, 14-0 District 4-AAA) went undefeated in the district during the regular season and made it all the way to the state tournament semifinals, tied with the 1980-81 team for the best run in program history. “This year’s group

Profiles: Seniors DeLong, Marlow trade one football for another

In the past, a Bearden senior football player’s career has come to an end, and he has found himself with no spring workouts to keep him occupied. So he has wanted to find something athletic to fill his final semester. This season, Bearden football standouts Griffin DeLong and Matthew Marlow have also finished their football careers and now

Softball program funds new building with batting cages

After several years of waiting for an on-campus facility to call its own, the Bearden softball program has finally achieved that dream. This dream comes in the form of a 4,200 square foot, state-of-the-art building which includes three batting cages, as well as two separate cages for pitching. It also features an area complete with

Lady Bulldogs one win away from first ever state title game appearance

The Lady Bulldogs have made it to the state tournament three times in the history of the Bearden girls basketball program. Two of those trips have come in the past three years under Coach Justin Underwood. This Bearden team, though, now has a chance to do something that’s never been done in program history – go

Lady Bulldogs headed back to Murfreesboro for state tournament

As the final buzzer sounded after Chanler Geer’s game-winning shot over Jefferson County on Monday, the Lady Bulldogs rejoiced. For second time in three seasons, the Bearden girls basketball team is headed to the state tournament. “I think it’s exciting, and it’s fulfilling for all the hard work and time that has gone into this