The Thomas Jefferson softball team is 2-0. Behind another dominant performance from sophomore Brianna Kale in the circle, the Lady Gryphons were able to capture a 6-4 win over Mitchell Wednesday afternoon at Crowe Park.
Thomas Jefferson’s baseball team attempted to rally late but it was not enough as the Gryphons dropped a 9-5 decision to WCAA Monday night at McNair Field.
The Thomas Jefferson softball team got off on the right foot in their season-opener Monday by beating Hendersonville 8-5 in Avondale.
The Thomas Jefferson Gryphons nearly erased a 21-point fourth quarter deficit, but the hill proved too hard to climb as they fell to Robbinsville, 81-66, in the second round of the NCHSAA playoffs.
Despite the R-S Central boys and Thomas Jefferson girls falling in the first round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSSA) state basketball playoffs, Rutherford County still has three dogs in the fight.
Sports Editor Travis Durkee and reporter Jacob Conley discuss the state basketball playoffs and the upcoming baseball/softball seasons in Rutherford County.
On Saturday afternoon, the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced the playoff pairing for the 2014 State Championship basketball tournaments. Those brackets included five Rutherford County teams: East Rutherford's boys and girls, Thomas Jefferson's boys and girls and the R-S Central boys.
Seven wrestlers from Rutherford County entered the 2A North Carolina wrestling championships on Thursday, but just four advanced to the second round set to take place on Friday. All four wrestlers to advance are from R-S Central.
Sometimes the postseason is a whole different animal than the regular season. The Thomas Jefferson Lady Gryphons found that out first hand as they were upset by Highland Tech, 42-31, in the opening round of the Southern Piedmont Conference Tournament Wednesday at Cool Springs.
The game wasn't pretty, but it doesn't have to be in the postseason. Thomas Jefferson (16-6,11-2 SPC) gutted out a 50-41 win over Highland Tech to advance to the semi-finals of the Southern Piedmont Conference Tournament Wednesday night at Cool Springs.