Bearden Girls Varsity Basketball

  • Overall Record: 18 - 8
  • Conference Record: 15 - 5

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Sophomore Davis gives Lady Bulldogs second talented post option

After an inconsistent start to the season, Bearden’s girls basketball team has won its past nine games against in-state competition, including the most recent win over Fulton High on Wednesday. The Lady Bulldogs won 46-33 with post players Jakhyia Davis and Grace Van Rij scoring 14 and 11 points, respectively. Coach Justin Underwood expressed how

Bulldogs stay undefeated thanks to second-half press against Maryville

Bearden’s boys basketball team improved to 14-0 on the season Friday night as they picked up a 62-45 win against district opponent Maryville. After starting off the game slow, trailing 22-20 at the half, Bearden needed a spark of energy to take the lead. They got just what they needed. A Drew Pember block leading

Lee, Van Rij ready to lead Lady Bulldogs as seniors

Bearden’s girls basketball team started off the 2016-17 season on a 19-game win streak, and finished the regular season with a record of 24-1. Despite the success in the regular season, the Lady Bulldogs hit a tough stretch at the end of the season, losing their final three tournament games, missing out on a chance to go to the

MAGAZINE: Road to recovery

As high school sports intensify, athletes get bigger, stronger, and faster. That makes for a more exciting experience for the fans, but it also makes those athletes more prone to injury. How are Bearden athletes coping with those risks and working to get back on the field?  Every high school athlete’s dream is to represent his

Five Bearden basketball players receive postseason honors

Two Bearden boys basketball players along with three girls team players have been named to postseason All-KIL teams. Trent Stephney and Ques Glover were both named first team All-KIL on the boys side, and Trinity Lee (first team), Grace van Rij (third team), and Jalia Arnwine (third team) were honored for the girls. In addition to

Lady Bulldogs rising above competition with tall roster

With three players listed above six feet, Coach Justin Underwood has the tallest Lady Bulldog team he’s ever had. Crashing the boards and scoring inside have been key factors this season for Bearden, who boast one of the tallest teams in the state. “This is the best inside presence that I have ever coached.” Coach Underwood said.

Lady Bulldogs’ win streak snapped in loss to Hardin Valley

Bearden Head Coach Justin Underwood wasn’t impressed with his defense on Friday night. Fittingly, the Lady Bulldogs’ defense is what ended up doing them in. Hardin Valley guard Paige Gentry hit a layup as time expired, and the Lady Hawks (17-5, 9-2 District 4-AAA) handed Bearden (19-1, 10-1) its first loss of the season, 64-62.