Trenton Gazette - Sports

Tide ‘cleans up’ against Halls

By Gary Smith The average football fan won’t believe the area of the game with which Peabody Head Coach Shane Jacobs found fault, following a 72-0 shutout win over rival Humboldt during a Week 4 non-region match-up. The fact that the Golden Tide was penalized twice for 30 yards presented Coach Jacobs a teaching opportunity…

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Tide shipwrecks Vikings 72-0

By Gary Smith The Humboldt Vikings’ game plan to surprise the Peabody defense with a “Muddle Huddle” offensive set in last week’s non-region game can best be described as a shipwreck. The Tide defense grounded the Vikings for only seven yards of total offense. The 72-0 shutout win is believed to be the largest margin…

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Peabody’s win over Union City like Christmas

By Gary Smith Peabody’s 56-14 win over Union City last week was like Christmas. The Region 7-2A win was a nice present for Golden Tide fans, but involved a long wait for PHS Coach Shane Jacobs and his team. “We have been so disappointed in ourselves for 10 months. In last year’s playoff game against…

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YMCA swim lessons lead to safer summers

By Leslie C. Ferguson There is no doubt in our minds that summer is here!  It came in with a bang and has not let up.  The temps in and around Trenton have been as high a 100 degrees, and that was just June. With the lazy days of summer, comes the desire and necessity…

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Atlanta Braves draft Peabody alum

By Gary L. Smith Trenton native William Woods will have the opportunity to showcase his pitching talent on the professional level as he was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 23rd round of the Major League Baseball Draft held last week. Woods was scouted by several major league teams (Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals,…

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Luten signs JSCC basketball scholarship

By signing Peabody’s Cameron Luten to a basketball scholarship last week, the Jackson State Community College Generals gained a versatile 5’10” guard. Luten possesses the athletic ability and skill set to play either or both point guard or shooting guard positions. According to Jackson State Community College Head Coach Kelvin Lester, “The Jackson State coaching…

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Peabody doubles team heads to state tennis tournament

By Gary Smith Peabody’s number one doubles tennis team of Sterling Burch and Robert Clark will carry a 12-1 record into the Small Class State Tournament to be played in Murfreesboro this week. The senior team is scheduled to play a quarterfinal match at 9 a.m. Thursday at Adams Tennis complex against Joseph Rodriguez and…

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Peabody baseball is district runner-up

By Gary Smith Even though Peabody’s 4-2 loss to Trinity Christian Academy last week in the 14-A District Baseball Tournament championship game ended a streak of four consecutive district titles, the Golden Tide still qualified for a berth in the region tournament. Peabody (22-10) was bracketed to play in the region semifinal game against Union…

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PHS softball defeats Humboldt in tourney

By Gary Smith Last week, the Peabody Lady Tide softball team defeated Humboldt 20-5 in the opening round of the 14-A District Tournament. With the win, Peabody (3-20) advanced to the second round, where the Lady Tide was bracketed to play Halls on Friday. Hosting Humboldt on Thursday, Peabody used two big innings to break…

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