Hike of the Week: Bronco Overlook

Trail: Bronco Overlook Trailhead: Stati on Camp Distance: 2.8 miles Elevation Gain: 282 ft . Difficulty: Easy/ModerateWhen you think of overlooks in the Big South Fork National River...

Tennessee’s lackluster effort against Auburn doesn’t diminish team’s sterling achievements

“Out-played and out-coached!”“They looked like a team that was satisfied to have just beaten Kentucky.” “They’re too (expletive) soft.” Holy over-reaction, Batman! Those were some of the...

Hike of the Week: Buzzard Rock

Trail: Buzzard Rock Trailhead: Unnamed Distance: 1.0 mile Elevation Gain: 260 ft. Difficulty: EasyIn this part of the world, the word “buzzard” doesn’t conjure images of majesty or...

High school hoops: Four questions for 2019-2020

The 2018-2019 basketball season ended for the girls on Saturday, with Gibson County crowned state champion in Class A and Cheatham County winning the...

Notebook: Oneida’s Lady Indians showed they belonged

During a timeout early in Thursday’s state quarterfinal game against Loretto, Oneida Lady Indians head coach Marv West asked his team if they belonged.Did...

Oneida falls to Loretto in state quarterfinals

MURFREESBORO — Oneida’s Lady Indians had an answer for just about everything they faced this season. But on Thursday, they didn’t have an answer...

Hike of the Week: Sunset Overlook

Trail: Sunset Overlook Trailhead: East Rim Distance: 2.6 miles Elevation Gain: 167 ft. Difficulty: EasyThe Independent Herald’s Twenty Week Hiking Challenge begins this week with a trek to...

Notebook: Oneida’s juniors lead the Lady Indians to the promised land

Even when the Lady Indians’ junior class were playing Junior Pro ball together, there was speculation about what they might someday accomplish in high...

Breaking down Oneida’s state quarterfinal matchup with Loretto

MURFREESBORO — If Oneida had its preference, the Lady Indians likely wouldn’t have drawn Loretto in the Class A state quarterfinals. But blind luck...

Lady Indians earn trip to state tournament with win at Cosby

 COSBY — If the question was whether Oneida could regroup just 72 hours after a disappointing — if not embarrassing — loss to Midway...
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