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STORY BY CHARLIE BATEMAN | PHOTOS BY CARL EDMONDSON, JR.  The Brentwood Lady Bruins volleyball team closed the door on the Franklin Lady Rebels on the road Thursday night, sealing the victory in three sets, 25-12, 25-22 and 25-14. It closes the year with the Lady Bruins going undefeated in district play. “It was important …

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STORY BY MITCHELL STEPHENSON | PHOTO BY CARL EDMONDSON, JR.  The Brentwood Lady Bruins (9-0) hosted The Father Ryan Lady Irish (9-3-3) Thursday night. It was Senior Night for Brentwood, and they wanted to send their seniors out in style. They did just that with a 5-0 win. The first half was scoreless even though …

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PHOTO: Grassland Middle School Principal Kevin Dyson (at podium) is flanked by students, teachers and others as the ribbon is cut on the school’s new performing arts center. / Photo by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE The acoustics in the new Grassland Middle School’s performing arts center were given a good test Wednesday during a …

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STORY BY CHARLIE BATEMAN | PHOTOS BY CARL EDMONDSON JR.  The Brentwood Lady Bruins soccer team continued their magical season Thursday night, sealing a victory against the Ravenwood Lady Raptors 2-0 to go 6-0 so far this year. This was Ravenwood’s first district loss. “Maggie (Assistant Coach) and I knew that these girls were going …

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STORY BY CHARLIE BATEMAN | PHOTOS BY CARL EDMONDSON JR. The Brentwood Lady Bruins volleyball team captured the match against the Franklin Lady Rebels 3-0 last Thursday night to go to 6-0 within their district. (25-18, 25-11, 25-9) “I think our preparation in the preseason has paid off,” said Brentwood volleyball head coach Barbara Campbell. …

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STORY BY MITCHELL STEPHENSON | PHOTOS BY CARL EDMONDSON, JR.  The most recent Battle of the Woods volleyball addition between Brentwood and Ravenwood was not only a thriller, but a preview of what many consider a possible state tournament match up. The matchup is always highly anticipated, as both teams are perennial state players and …

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STORY BY MITCHELL STEPHENSON | PHOTOS BY CARL EDMONDSON, JR. The Brentwood High School gym was electrified for the highly-anticipated volleyball season opener between the host Lady Bruins and Father Ryan Lady Irish. Brentwood returns as the six-time defending Class AAA state volleyball champions. And they looked to open strong to star the 2019 season. …

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Brentwood native and rising national volleyball star Logan Eggleston will once again play among the best young volleyball players in the country with USA Volleyball. The U.S. Women’s Junior National Team announced its 2019 roster, with the former Lady Bruin on the list with 11 other athletes. She was part of the 2018 team as …

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For Brentwood High School baseball second baseman Jack Rando, his college pick will only require a short drive across town. The rising senior shared his selection of Belmont University Monday to stay a Bruin and continue his career. “Thank you to the Belmont coaches for the opportunity to keep doing what I love,” Rando said …

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Brentwood High School, Ravenwood High School and Page High School all saw members of their respective girls lacrosse teams earn national recognition with U.S. Lacrosse. Brentwood rising senior and midfielder Mattie Hargis and Page graduate and midfielder Annie Plotts made the list for 2018-19 Girls High School All-Americans. They were two of seven in the …

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ABOVE: Twelve Coastal Carolina University students participated in the Scottish Marine Institute education abroad program. // SUBMITTED   COASTAL CAROLINA UNIVERSITY Olivia Lentchner, a Marine Science major from Brentwood, was one of a dozen Coastal Carolina University students who participated in the Field Methods in Oceanographic Analysis: Study Abroad at the Scottish Marine Institute faculty-led …

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WILLIAMSON COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION The Athletics Division of Williamson County Parks and Recreation will be offering a six-week soccer program for home school students in Middle Tennessee. This coed program (for ages 7-17) will be held at the Indoor Arena at Crockett Park, 1485 Volunteer Parkway in Brentwood from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. …

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After completing a four-peat in state tennis in overall team wins and for her doubles team, Brentwood High School senior Georgia Fischer is our 2019 Female Athlete of the Year for the school. Fischer won her singles match in the team’s 2019 state title for D-I Large Class, and completed her fourth state title in …

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Skylar Coffey’s tremendous junior campaign in wrestling and track/field earns him the Home Page’s designation for the 2019 Male Athlete of the Year for Brentwood High School. Coffey’s 51-1 wrestling season left him a TSSAA state champion for Class AAA and a fifth-best national ranking for the sport. He was also a NHSCA All-American and …

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PHOTOS BY CARL EDMONDSON, JR.  Brentwood High School saw a new class of Bruins enter their wide pool of alumni over the weekend. The school celebrated graduation Saturday afternoon at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena. Below are photos from the ceremony.

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PHOTOS BY CARL EDMONDSON, JR.  All across the county this past weekend, local high schools bid farewell to seniors for annual graduations. Ravenwood High School saluted its 2019 class of graduates Saturday morning at Belmont University’s Curb Event Center. Below are photos from the occasion.  

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Columbia State last week announced the spring 2019 graduates. In total, 490 students graduated from Columbia State May 4, with 344 degree and certificate candidates recognized. The following grads are from Brentwood: Rafeeq Ayoub of Brentwood graduated with an Associate of Science degree in Tennessee Transfer Pathway Mechanical Engineering. Dmytro Behling of Brentwood graduated with …

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After both Brentwood High School tennis teams swept the D-I Large Class titles, the Spring Fling singles and doubles competitions at Adams Tennis Complex went in favor of the Bruins. Donovan Janicek and Hamsa Javagal both placed first in the Large Class singles competitions Friday. Janicek topped Murfreesboro Central’s Nathan Zou in two sets (6-4, …

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STORY BY MITCHELL STEPHENSON | PHOTO BY CARL EDMONDSON, JR.  The Brentwood Bruins lost a heartbreaking overtime game in the Class AAA state championship semifinals Thursday night for the second year in a row. This time it was the Bearden Bulldogs who upset the Bruins 1-0 in overtime at Siegel Soccer Complex in the matchup …

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The Brentwood girls tennis team has four reasons to be enjoying this year’s Spring Fling. All four involve past and present state titles. The team notched its fourth state honor in a row Wednesday afternoon at Adams Tennis Complex in Murfreesboro in a 4-0 victory against Collierville in the Division-I Large Class bracket. Lady Bruins …

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The Brentwood boys tennis team gets to leave Murfreesboro with heads high and hardware in hand. The team defeated Murfreesboro Central 4-1 Wednesday at the Adams Tennis Complex to take home the 2019 Division-I Large Class state title. Hunter Johnson (6-1, 7-6), Ethan Ly (6-3, 6-4), Matthew-William Smith (6-4, 6-1) and James Smith (4-6, 6-2, …

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STORY BY MITCHELL STEPHENSON | PHOTO BY CARL EDMONDSON, JR.  The Brentwood Bruins pulled off yet another tough victory to advance to the Class AAA state championship semifinals. They defeated the Rossview Hawks 4-1, but the game was much closer than the score. Both teams came out and showed intensity. Brentwood dominated the action for …

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STORY BY MITCHELL STEPHENSON | PHOTO BY CARL EDMONDSON, JR.  The Brentwood Bruins won a gut-wrenching battle against the Smyrna Bulldogs 3-2 to advance to the Class AAA state championship. The Bruins scored took a 2-0 into halftime off goals by Oliver Joyner with an assist from Blake Chalfant at the 30 minute mark. Chalfant …

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STORY BY CHIP CIRILLO | PHOTOS BY CARL EDMONDSON, JR.  Sam Khomtchenko knew exactly where he was going with his shot when he approached the penalty mark. “I knew I was going bottom right the whole time,” Khomtchenko said. “I just didn’t hesitate. I knew that this was going to be a tight game and …

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ABOVE: Students entering the Marine Corps posed for a group photo. // WCS INFOCUS   By WCS InFocus Dozens of Williamson County Schools seniors will enter the military after graduating, and the district recognized them at the annual Military Signing Ceremony May 7. Superintendent Dr. Mike Looney, a retired Marine, created the event several years …

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STORY BY CHIP CIRILLO | PHOTOS BY WHITNEY JARRELD When Blake Chalfant kicked a point-blank scoring chance 10 feet over the crossbar with 30 minutes left in a scoreless game, it was actually a good sign for Brentwood. “I felt like he was going to score and I kept telling him he was because that’s …

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CITY OF BRENTWOOD The City of Brentwood and officers from the Brentwood Police Department Bicycle Patrol unit joined students from Williamson County and others around the country to celebrate National Bike to School Day on May 8, 2019. Bike Walk Brentwood, led by Richard Hunter, organized a ‘bike train’ to ride from various neighborhoods along …

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Five Brentwood High School seniors will be heading off to serve in the military after their graduation. Kat Blaze will be joining the United States Navy, while Ian Jennings will be joining the U.S. Marine Corps. Millie Oldham and Robert Dickenson are headed to spend time at the U.S. Naval Academy, and Charlie Hardin will …

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SUBMITTED TO BRENTWOOD HOME PAGE The Brentwood High School lacrosse team finished their 2019 season with a thrilling 12-11 double OT win against Franklin High School last week. The win gave the Bruins an 11-4 record that qualified the team for a return trip to the TSLA State Championship Playoffs as the #4 seed in …

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CITY OF BRENTWOOD This year, more than 500 second-graders from Brentwood elementary schools will step back in time for “A Day in 1845,” an educational program developed by the Brentwood Historic Commission. “A Day in 1845″ is taught by retired teachers and includes penmanship, arithmetic (using slates and slate pencils), reading from the McGuffey Reader, …

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BRENTWOOD HIGH SCHOOL Brentwood High School’s delegation returned with a number of awards from the 66th Annual YMCA Youth and Government Conference April 11-14 at the House chambers in the Tennessee state capitol. Youth and Government is a nationwide civic engagement and servant leadership program that provides students in middle school, high school, and college …