Four Williamson County athletes took top awards in the Region 7-5A postseason All-Region team as voted on by region coaches.
On a day that should have been filled with anticipation and excitement, the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards at Nissan Stadium became a nightmare for Independence receiver Nate Johnson and his supporters.
Centennial High School boys' basketball coach Pete Froedden and staff are hosting the school’s first Holiday Basketball for Gym Rats from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 28-30 in the school’s gymnasium.
Whoever said ‘two out of three ain’t bad’ wasn’t in attendance Monday for the TSSAA Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards presentation at Nissan Stadium.
Don't miss Pigskin Preview Dec. 3 featuring Independence coach Scott Blade and Ravenwood coach Will Hester
Andrew Bunch threw for 388 yards and five touchdowns, all to Nate Johnson, rushed for another score and unbeaten Independence (14-0) overwhelmed Centennial (12-2) 56-15 Friday night in Thompson's Station, sending the Eagles to the TSSAA Class 5A Blue Cross Bowl next Friday.
Ravenwood scored 17 consecutive points Friday night to put itself back in the BlueCross Bowl for the second straight year, beating Whitehaven 20-13 in a Class 6A semifinal.
This time last year, Will Hester and his Ravenwood Raptors were looking at Thanksgiving and then a long ride to Memphis to face Whitehaven with a trip to the state championship game in Cookeville on the line.
Unbeaten Independence (13-0) hosts Centennial (12-1) Friday night with a berth in the state championship game in Class 5A on the line in what has become the biggest football game in Williamson County history.