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North Sports Report - October 31, 2013

by Mark North, president of The Fans, Inc

Championship Excitement: The Thrill of Victory and…Well, You Know

The North Sports Report attended one of the all-time best played, most riveting Middle School Soccer matches last week for the City Championship. The exceptionally talented Two Rivers Middle Lady Pirates and MLK Middle Lady Royals put on an extraordinary show. The stands were filled with rabid fans, including cheerleaders and a pep band section consisting of a single middle school bassoonist. Seriously, at each exciting moment of the game, the symphonic tone of a bassoon would echo across the historic MLK field. You can’t beat middle school spirit!

Bowling Season is Rolling Along

Check the box scores in the newspaper each day to see the Bowling scores. Cane Ridge bowler Aaron Ruiz will contend for a state championship again this year.

In the immortal words of Allen Iverson: “We’re Talking About Practice”

High School basketball and wrestling practice started this week. Practice? The NSR is ready for the games! It is going to be a great winter sports season in MNPS!

Football Friday – November 1, 2013

The regular season wraps up this week with some huge games, including Senior Night for the home teams, playoff implications, and one spousal rivalry.

The NSR will be at Cane Ridge for the annual Wall Bowl as Principal Robbin Wall takes his McGavock Raiders over to face Principal Michel Sanchez-Wall’s Cane Ridge Ravens to determine the Wall family bragging rights for the year. This is serious!

The Antioch Bears take their hopes for a share of the District 12AAA championship to face the undefeated and 3rd ranked Overton Bobcats at Nick Coutras Stadium.

In other action:

  • Glencliff Colts host Hillwood Hilltoppers;
  • Hunters Lane Warriors invade Green Hills to challenge Hillsboro Burros;
  • Pearl-Cohn Firebirds, ranked 6th, travel to face the fierce Maplewood Panthers;
  • Whites Creek Cobras welcome Stratford Spartans; and
  • 10th ranked East Nashville Eagles host Lipscomb.

MNPS home games are at Cane Ridge; at Overton; at Glencliff; at Hillsboro; at Maplewood; at Whites Creek; and at East Nashville (played at TPS). Go to a game!


MNPS: The First Choice for School Spirit