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'Cats Down Springfield Yellow Jackets 27-7
Outlaws Down Carthage In Opener
LA Volleyball Team Open With Wins
LA Girls Soccer Team Plays Lady Cavaliers
LA Golf Team Defeats York Institute
Jr. 'Cats Shut Out York 24-0



'Cats Down Springfield Yellow Jackets 27-7
By Howard Chandler

LA SP
First downs 19 13
Rushing yds. 37-197 48-236
Passing yds. 214 73
Total off. 411 309
Passing 12-21-0 5-9-1
Turnovers 2 2
Punting 3-38.3 4-30.3
Penalties 7-50 8-55
Plays 58 57
Points 27 7

Individual Statistics
Passing (Comp.-Atts.-Yds.-TDs-Ints.)
Robert Richardson 8-13-119-2-0; Matthan Houser 4-8-95-1-0

Rushing (Atts.-Yds.-TDs)
Josh Parsons 23-106-1; James Parsons 5-63-0; Matthan Houser 5-24-0; Jared Rudd 2-11-0; James Clouse 1-1-0

Sacks Against (No.-Yds. Lost)
Robert Richardson 1-(-8) Receiving (No.-Yds.-TDs) Chris Everley 6-118-2; Matthan Houser 4-72-1; Andy Allred 1-18-0; Jordan Looper 1-6-0

Kickoff Returns (No.-Yds.-TDs)
Matthan Houser 1-17-0

Punt Returns (No.-Yds.-TDs)
Matthan Houser 2-28-0

Punting (No.-Yds.-Avg.-Longest)
Matthan Houser 3-115-38.3-40

Blocked Kicks
Matthan Houser (1-FGA)

Blocked Kick Return (No.-Yds.-TDs)
Chris Everley 1-34-0

Tackles (Primary-Assists-Total)
Josh Parsons 10-6-16; James Clouse 6-4-10; Nathan Randolph 8-1-9; Jeremy McDonald 6-2-8; Brandon Smith 4-2-6; James Parsons 4-1-5; Matthan Houser 4-1-5; Andrew Looper 1-4-5; Andy Allred 4-0-4; Matt Copeland 3-1-4; Steven Barlow 3-1-4; David Stockton 2-2-4; Chris Everley 3-0-3; Clint Melton 1-0-1; Ryan Ledbetter 1-0-1; Josh Dial 1-0-1; Chris Hammock 0-1-1

Tackles For Loss (No.-Yds. Lost)
Jeremy McDonald 2-(-5); Josh Parsons 1-(-3); Matt Copeland 1-(-1); Andrew Looper 1-(-1); Steven Barlow 1-(-1)

Sacks
None

Fumble Recoveries
Andy Allred (1)

Interceptions (No.-Yds.-Tds)
Chris Everley 1-0-0

Passes Broken Up
Matthan Houser (1)

Friday, Sept. 3 Results
LA 27 Springfield 7
Portland 26 White House 14
Greenbrier 34 York 0
Dekalb Co. 7 Macon Co. 6

 

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Outlaws Down Carthage In Opener
By Howard Chandler

The Overton County Outlaws improved to 2-0 overall and 1-0 in conference play with a 33-0 win over Carthage. The Junior Outlaws also stayed unbeaten with a 32-7 win in the home opener for the Outlaws youth football program.

The senior team used a sound running attack, directed by quarterback Andrew Dixon, to completely dominate the Carthage team.

"Andrew did a good job running the option and once Jamey gets the ball on corner he's hard to catch," said Head Coach Curtis Hayes. "Our offensive line had an outstanding game."

Jamey Vaughn, who ran for 151 yards and 3 touchdowns, on only 7 carries, got the Outlaws on the board first with a 1 yard touchdown run with :08 left in the opening quarter. Dixon threw to Beau Massengille to make it 8-0.

Vaughn's second touchdown came on a 63 yard run with 4:07 to go, and his third came on a 38 yard score with 3:38 left until halftime.

Kurt Gilbert added a 28 yard touchdown in the third and Josh Von Hoene completed the scoring with a 9 yard run in the fourth. Complete statistics follow this article.

Junior Outlaws Win
The Overton County Junior Outlaws won easily over Carthage with Jordan Everley scoring 3 touchdowns, including runs of 70, 75 and 60 yards. Everley carried 5 times for 208 yards in the game.

Jonathan Sullivan added a 70 yard touchdown run, and caught a two-point conversion while quarterback James Williams also threw a 55 yard touchdown pass to Joe Stansberry. Statistics follow this article.

The Outlaws next contest will be at Baxter Saturday with kickoff set for 5 p.m.

Jr. Outlaws B-Team
The Junior Outlaws B-Team started action on Saturday, Sept. 4 with a 0-0 tie with the junior team from Carthage. The Junior Outlaws B-Team had the games deepest penetration on their first drive after a 60 yard run by Adam Wilson, but were unable to score.

 

Individual Statistics Sr. Outlaws Passing (Comp.-Atts.-Yds.- TDs-Int.-2pt.)
Andrew Dixon 1-4-3-0-0-1

Rushing (No.-Yds.-TDs-XPs)
Jamey Vaughn 7-151-3; Josh Carwile 9-62-0; Kurt Gilbert 3-22-1; Andrew Dixon 3-17-0; Levi Holt 1-13-0; Josh Von Hoene 2-9-1; Jake Reeder 1-5-0

Receiving (No.-Yds.-TDs-2pt.)
Beau Massengille 1-3-0-1

Tackles
Jake Reeder 3; Levi Holt 3; Dustin Rush 2; Brian Scott 2; Tyler Sullivan 2; Andrew Dixon 2; Tyler Sells 2; Brent Carr 2; Jacob Coffee 1; Robert Holt 1; Josh Carwile 1; Jamey Vaughn 1; Kurt Gilbert 1; Beau Massengille 1

 

Individual Statistics Jr. Outlaws
Passing (Comp.-Atts.-Yds.- TDs-Int.-2pt.)
James Williams 2-5-58-1-0-1

Rushing (Atts.-Yds.-TDs)
Jordan Everley 5-208-3; Jonahtan Sullivan 1-70-1; Brannon McCoin 2-65-0; Cody Brown 2-38-0; Will Peterman 1-27-0; Gary Massengille 1-2-0

Receiving (No.-Yds.-TDs)
Joe Stansberry 1-55-1; Jonathan Sullivan 1-3-0-1

Tackles
Jesse Cole 4; Lucas Holt 3; Steven Morgan 2; Joe Stansberry 2; Gary Massengille 2; James Williams 1; Jordan Everley 1; Jacob Parsons 1

 

Individual Statistics Jr. Outlaws B-Team
Passing (Comp.-Atts.-Yds.)
Hayden Hill 2-4-22

Rushing (Atts.-Yds.)
Adam Wilson 4-57; Hayden Hill 7-7; Ty Eldridge 2-2

Receiving (No.-Yds.)
Antheny Ward 1-30; Adam Wilson 1-(-8)

Tackles
Antheny Ward 3, Adam Wilson 3; Ty Eldridge 2; Hayden Hill 2; Justin Langford 2; Trey Thomas 1 Fumble Recoveries Antheny Ward 1; Caleb Lynn 1

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LA Volleyball Team Open With Wins

Adrianne Dial rejects the ball for a score in Thursday's win over Friendship Christian. The ‘Cats opened the season at Spencer on Tuesday, Aug. 31 winning 15-7, 15-11 over Jackson County, 12-15, 15-11, 17-15 over host Van Buren County, and 15-3, 15-7 over Clarkrange. Livingston Academy proved a rude host on Thursday, Sept. 2 as they overpowered Pickett County 15-4, 15-1, and Friendship Christian 15-3, 15-0.

After hosting Macon County and Monterey on Tuesday, Sept. 7, the Lady Wildcats will travel to Hartsville to play Trousdale County and Mt. Juliet Christian. Livingston Academy will hold a playday on Saturday, Sept. 11. The Lady ‘Cats will then host Pickett County and Upperman on Tuesday, Sept. 14.

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LA Girls Soccer Team Plays Lady Cavaliers

Christen Cates, #14, moves the ball for Livingston Academy in Thursday's 0-2 loss to Cookeville. Though a loss, the game could have been worse, according to LA Soccer Coach Rick Sells. "I bet they had 30 shots on goal," he said. "We had maybe 8 shots on goal. "We played well against them. They just have more offense than we do."

Morgan Gantt, #6, contends for control of the ball in last week's loss to the Cookeville Lady Cavaliers. The Lady ‘Cats Soccer Team will travel to Sparta on Thursday, Sept. 9 for a 5 p.m. game, then travel to Scott County for a 4 p.m. (central) game on Monday, Sept. 13.

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LA Golf Team Defeats York Institute
By Dewain E. Peek

Members of the 1999 Livingston Academy Wildcats Golf Team are Charles Hammer, Matt Barefoot, Stuart Parsons, Anthony Ognibene, Coach Eddie Linder, Colin Smith, Matt Crawford, Michael Poston, and Matt O'Brien.

The Livingston Academy Wildcats Golf Team followed a rough outing early last week with a winning effort.

LA opened the week at Smithville on Tuesday, Aug. 31 where they played DeKalb County and Cannon County. Livingston shot a 193, losing to DeKalb's 160 and Cannon's 181.

LA Golf Coach Eddie Linder said, "We really didn't play that well that day. DeKalb County has a good golf team." Scoring for Livingston came from Anthony Ognibene with a 45, Matt Barefoot with a 47, Charles Hammer with a 49, and Colin Smith and Matt O'Brien either with a 52.

LA played York Institute at Hidden Valley Golf Course on Thursday, Sept. 2 and won 166 to 175.

"It was the most consistent and all-around best team effort we've had this year. The guys played well," Coach Linder said.

"We're hoping that'll carry over into the next two or three matches.

"We've had some bad days and it's nice to be able to bounce back and have the best day we've had all year. Maybe that's a good sign we're starting to turn the corner a little bit."

LA scoring came from Anthony Ognibene and Matt Barefoot both with a 41, and Colin Smith and Charles Hammer both with a 42.

York Institute's Barry Conatser was the medalist with the low score of 37.

Pickett County also plays at Hidden Valley Golf Course when LA plays, though the two teams do not compete against each other. The newly formed Pickett County team lost to York, shooting a 209.

Scorers for the Byrdstown team were Luke Mason with a 43, Adam Asberry with a 52, Grant Mitchell with a 58, and James Riley with a 56.

After playing Smith County at Carthage on Tuesday, Sept. 7, Livingston Academy will travel to Monterey on Thursday, Sept. 9. The East Division Playoff will be held at Monterey on Monday, Sept. 13, then LA will play Upperman at Cookeville on Tuesday, Sept. 14.

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Jr. 'Cats Shut Out York 24-0
The Overton County Junior Wildcats successfully opened the 1999 season with a 24-0 win over York. Brian Colson ran for 75 yards on 11 carries and scored a touchdown while quarterback Wilson Cates completed 4 of 4 for 40 yards and a touchdown pass to Lance Holland, who also ran for a score.

Wesley Puckett and Jessie Linder each caught two point conversion passes to round out the scoring.

The Junior Cats scored first on Colson's 4 yard run with 6:07 remaining in the first half. Cates threw to Linder for the conversion to make it 8-0.

Moments later with 2:44 left in the half, Cates hit Holland for a 22 yard score. Cates ran the conversion in himself to make it 16-0.

The final touchdown came on an 11-yard run by Holland with 5:21 left in the game. Cates threw to Puckett to make it 24-0.

Whitney Coleman led the Wildcat defense with 10 primary and 1 assists for 11 total stops, while Danny W. Ledbetter added 7 stops and Steven Walker 6 and a fumble recovery.

Fullback Cody Melton had 3 carries for 23 yards, while Ledbetter had 3 for 15 and Mike Jones 3 for 17.

Complete Statistics
Jr. Cats 0-16-0-8-24
York 0-0-0-0-0
OC - Brian Colson 4 run (Jessie Linder pass from Wilson Cates)
OC - Lance Holland 22 pass from Cates (Cates run)
OC - Holland 11 run (Wesley Puckett pass from Cates)

Individual Statistics
Passing (Comp.-Atts.-Yds.- TDs-Ints.-XPs)
Wilson Cates 4-4-40-1-0-2

Rushing (Atts.-Yds.-TDs-XPs)
Brian Colson 11-75-1; Cody Melton 3-23-0; Danny Ledbetter 3-15-0; Mike Jones 3-17-0; Wilson Cates 6-1-0-1; Lance Holland 1-11-1; Jeff Cummings 2-3-0; D.J. Allred 1-1-0

Receiving (No.-Yds.-TDs-XPs)
Lance Holland 1-22-1; Brian Colson 1-12-0; Jessie Linder 1-3-0-1; Wesley Puckett 1-3-0-1

Kickoff Returns (No.-Yds.-TDs)
None

Punt Returns (No.-Yds.-TDs)
Lance Holland 2-0-0

Punting (No.-Yds.-Avg.-Longest)
Brian Colson 2-43-21.5-23

Tackles (Primary-Assists-Total)
Whitney Coleman 10-1-11; Danny Ledbetter 6-1-7; Steven Walker 3-3-6; Steven Burchfield 3-2-5; Cody Melton 3-1-4; Mike Jones 2-0-2; Jessie Linder 1-1-2; Paul Robbins 1-1-2; Lance Holland 1-0-1; Tyler Lancaster 1-0-1; Rodney Dempsey 1-0-1; Brian Colson 0-1-1

Fumble Recoveries
Steven Walker (1)

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