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DateOppenentResult
8/19Brentwood W 21-20
7:00pmLocation: Thompson's Station, TN
8/26@ CentennialW 31-21
7:00pm Location: Franklin, TN
9/2@ Lincoln County W 49-7
7:00pmLocation: Fayetteville, TN
9/9@ Smyrna W 21-7
7:00pmLocation: Smyrna, TN
9/16@ SummitW 35-14
7:00pmLocation: Spring Hill, TN
9/23BYE
7:00pmLocation:
9/30Stewarts CreekW 41-17
7:00pmLocation: Thompson's Station, TN
10/6ShelbyvilleW 48-20
7:00pmLocation: Thompson's Station, TN
10/14Columbia Central W 53-7
7:00pmLocation: Thompson's Station, TN
10/21@ Franklin County W, 62-14
7:00pmLocation: Winchester, TN
10/28La VergneW, 56-19
7:00pm Location: Thompson's Station, TN

Brentwood, Centennial, Franklin, Independence Represented on All-State Football Teams

Brentwood, Centennial, Franklin, Independence Represented on All-State Football Teams
Eight area football players were named to the Class 6A and 5A all-state teams by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association. Franklin offensive tackle and Georgia commit Max Wray was tabbed for the Class 6A squad. Independence receiver Kendrell Scurry, safety Landon Guidry, linebacker Hunter Dupree and defensive end David Demke were chosen to the Class ...
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Farragut Storms Back to Stun Independence

Farragut Storms Back to Stun Independence
By CHIP CIRILLO | Photos by KINDELL MOORE COOKEVILLE – Independence’s final game in Class 5A is one it would like to forget. A 28-point lead disappeared and a 29-game win streak ended as the Eagles lost to Farragut 45-35 in the 5A final at Tennessee Tech on Friday night. The Eagles (14-1), who led 35-7 late in the ...
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Independence Pumps up for Title Game with New Video

Independence Pumps up for Title Game with New Video
WCS InFocus The Class 5A state title game is scheduled to kick off at 7 p.m. Friday at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, pitting defending Class 5A state champion Independence Eagles (14-0) against the Farragut High Admirals (13-1). As undefeated Independence prepares for the match, the Independence media program prepared this video capturing the excitement ...
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CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: Independence Shoots for Repeat, 30th Straight Win

CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: Independence Shoots for Repeat, 30th Straight Win
The Independence Eagles can make it two undefeated seasons in a row with one more victory. Standing in their way is a Blue Cross Bowl Class 5A state title matchup with Farragut at Tennessee Tech Friday. The defending Class 5A state champion Eagles (14-0) have at least one thing to look forward to going into ...
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November 28 Player of the Week – Sponsored by Marla Richardson with Realty Trust Residential

November 28 Player of the Week – Sponsored by Marla Richardson with Realty Trust Residential
Independence running back Troy Henderson is the Marla Richardson with Realty Trust Residential Player of the Week for Nov. 28. The junior rushed for 129 yards and two touchdowns in Friday’s 27-24 Class 5A semifinal win at Brentwood. He gave the Eagles the go-ahead score with a 2-yard touchdown run with 45 seconds left in ...
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Williamson County High School Football Championship Schedule

Williamson County High School Football Championship Schedule
This week, high school football will come to an end with championship games for two local teams. The championship games will be played at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. Thurs, Dec 1 Division II Class AA Championship Game MBA v Brentwood Academy at 7pm BA is playing for the DII-AA title after a 38-3 win ...
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Independence Returns to State with Late Comeback Against Brentwood

Independence Returns to State with Late Comeback Against Brentwood
By CHIP CIRILLO | Photos by KINDELL MOORE Last week, a fourth-quarter comeback by Cane Ridge almost ended Independence’s season. Another fourth-quarter rally, this one by the Eagles on Friday night, sent Independence back to the Class 5A final. The defending state champion Eagles rallied from a 10-point deficit with two touchdowns during the last five minutes ...
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Coach Speak Round 4

Coach Speak Round 4
    Independence Eagles (5A) at Brentwood Bruins (5A)   Friday at 7:00 pm Independence (13-0, Region 5 #1) held on for a wild 49-46 victory over Cane Ridge after leading 49-19 early in the fourth quarter.  Quarterback, Brandon Hines, threw for 367 yards with six total touchdowns, and wide receiver, Kendrell Scurry, caught four passes for 182 yards ...
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GAME OF THE WEEK: Brentwood Aims to Play Spoiler Against Independence

GAME OF THE WEEK: Brentwood Aims to Play Spoiler Against Independence
By SAM McGAW Extreme Escape Games Game of the Week Independence (13-0) at Brentwood (9-4), 7 p.m. Friday The Brentwood Bruins nearly pulled off an upset in their season-opening 21-20 loss against defending state champion Independence on Aug. 20. On Friday, they’ll get the opportunity to spoil the Eagles’ 28-game win streak for a ticket ...
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November 21 Player of the Week – Sponsored by Marla Richardson with Realty Trust Residential

November 21 Player of the Week – Sponsored by Marla Richardson with Realty Trust Residential
Independence wide receiver Kendrell Scurry is the Marla Richardson with Realty Trust Residential Player of the Week for Nov. 21. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound sophomore caught four passes for 182 yards and three touchdowns in Friday’s 49-46 win over Cane Ridge in the Class 5A quarterfinals. Independence (13-0) travels to face Brentwood (9-4) Friday. Honorable Mentions ...
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Independence Narrowly Escapes Cane Ridge

Independence Narrowly Escapes Cane Ridge
By SAM McGAW | Photos by KINDELL MOORE Independence nearly gave away its season in the Class 5A quarterfinals Friday. After leading 49-19 early in the fourth quarter at Cane Ridge, the defending state champion Eagles needed two late defensive stands to escape with a 49-46 win. “We had the game in-hand in the third ...
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PLAYOFF PREVIEW: Independence Clashes with Cane Ridge in Battle of Unbeatens

PLAYOFF PREVIEW: Independence Clashes with Cane Ridge in Battle of Unbeatens
Independence (12-0) at Cane Ridge (12-0), 7 p.m. Friday Friday’s quarterfinal clash at Cane Ridge may be a battle of Class 5A’s only remaining undefeated teams, but the Independence Eagles see it as just another matchup. “This is just another game we have to get past to get closer to our goal [of winning a state ...
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Williamson County High School Football Playoffs Week 3

Williamson County High School Football Playoffs Week 3
  Nov 18, 2016 Team Time Location Brentwood Academy v Baylor 7pm Brentwood Academy Brentwood High v Centennial High 7pm Centennial CPA v Goodpasture 7pm Goodpasture Franklin High v Whitehaven High 7pm Whitehaven Independence v Cane Ridge 7pm Cane Ridge Spring Hill v Marshall Co 7pm Marshall Co Ravenwood v Cordova 7pm Cordova  
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Independence Celebrate 27th Consecutive Win

Independence Celebrate 27th Consecutive Win
By CHIP CIRILLO Brandon Hines gets better every week and so does Independence. Hines completed 17 of 19 passes for 240 yards and four touchdowns, leading the unbeaten Eagles to their 27th straight win with a 42-20 victory at home over Hillsboro in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs Friday night. “We’re extremely proud of ...
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GAME OF THE WEEK: Independence Faces Toughest Test in Hillsboro

GAME OF THE WEEK: Independence Faces Toughest Test in Hillsboro
By SAM McGAW Extreme Escape Games Game of the Week Hillsboro (7-4) at Independence (11-0), 7 p.m. Friday Last year’s quarterfinal matchup against Hillsboro was the toughest test Independence endured during its dominant run to a Class 5A state title last year. The 28-20 win by Indy was the only time it didn’t defeat an opponent ...
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Williamson County High School Football Playoffs Week 2

Williamson County High School Football Playoffs Week 2
Nov 11, 2016 Team Time Location Brentwood Academy v McCallie 7pm Brentwood Academy BGA v USJ 7pm BGA Brentwood High v Memphis Central 7pm Memphis Center Centennial v Henry Co 7pm Centennial CPA v Stratford 7pm Stratford Fairview v Goodpasture 7pm Fairview Franklin High v White Station 7pm Franklin Independence v Hillsboro 7pm Independence Page ...
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Independence Continues Dominance in Opening Round

Independence Continues Dominance in Opening Round
By CAMDEN JOINER | Photos by KINDELL MOORE Friday marked the start of 5A playoff football, but Independence looked just as sharp as it did in the regular season. The undefeated Eagles (11-0) prolonged their winning streak to 26, defeating Gallatin 35-0. “I feel like the pressure of this winning streak keeps us motivated,” senior ...
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GAME OF THE WEEK: High-Powered Independence Meets Gallatin’s Potent Rushing Attack

GAME OF THE WEEK: High-Powered Independence Meets Gallatin’s Potent Rushing Attack
By SAM McGAW Extreme Escape Games Game of the Week Gallatin (6-4) at Independence (10-0), 7 p.m. Friday The final phase of Independence’s quest for a second straight state title begins Friday when the Eagles battle the Gallatin Green Wave in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs. Independence, which defeated LaVergne 56-19 last ...
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Williamson County High School Football Playoffs Week 1

Williamson County High School Football Playoffs Week 1
Nov 4, 2016 Team Time Location Brentwood Academy – BYE —— —————– BGA v King’s Academy 7pm BGA Brentwood High v Kirby 7pm Brentwood High Centennial v Bolton 7pm Centennial CPA v Camden 7pm Camden Fairview v East Nashville 7pm Fairview Father Ryan v McCallie 7pm McCallie Franklin High v Germantown 7pm Franklin FRA v ...
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