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  • September 18The Indy talent show will be Sept 21st at 7pm in the IPAC

  • September 11School pictures are Thursday, Sept. 21st

  • September 11The college fair will be held September 20th at the Cool Springs Galleria Mall

  • September 8Yearbooks will be for sale for 85$ until the end of September.

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Eagles on Hot Streak after winning three straight games

Eagles on Hot Streak after winning three straight games

Colby Shaffer, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a 0-2 start to their season, the Eagles have gotten back on track by winning three games in a row. A 28-23 nailbiter against Centennial, followed by a 49-21 route of Hillsboro, and capped off with a solid 34-24 win over Franklin. The Eagles are starting to look like their old selves again, and...

Golf Team Tees Off For District Play

Golf Team Tees Off For District Play

Ames Arrington, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Independence Golf team has followed suit to Indy's recent athletic success. With a strong start to the season at 8-3, the team has managed to put itself on the radar. An unproven, yet eager team, this year seems like the perfect time to make a splash in upcoming tournaments. Independence's...

IHS Girls Soccer Team Takes on New Season

IHS Girls Soccer Team Takes on New Season

Tyler Dittmer, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The IHS girls soccer team starts off the season with a hot streak. Ashley Kemble, a very skilled sophomore on the team, loves her team and the friends she has made since the first practice day. She also states that she loves the competitive atmosphere of the team and can't wait to play in the distr...

Eagles Football Confident Despite Rough Start

Eagles Football Confident Despite Rough Start

Colby Shaffer, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Friday's win over the Cougars was the catalyst the Eagles needed. The Eagles started their season 1-2, after losing 38-6 to Oakland,  31-17 to Summit and bringing home the win 28-23 over Centennial.  After going 29-1 over the past two seasons, the Eagles are looking very unlike themselves, but Friday's...

Independence Cheer Leaders Cheer Up the Stands

Independence Cheer Leaders Cheer Up the Stands

Reagan Turner, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

Independence High School is known for being very school spirit orientated. The cheer team is always getting the crowd pumped up for the game. Each football game the cheerleaders are chanting loud and the football players are playing hard.  Just like the football team, the cheerleaders practiced all...

Football Springs Into Action

Hunter Dupree, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

Facing a season of rebuilding, the Independence Eagles look with confidence to moving up from TSSAA Class 5A to 6A. The Independence Eagles fell with a devastating State Championship loss after a 29-game win streak last year. Like most teams, they're hungry for the upcoming season. The Eagles started...

Sports: Not Just One

Joe Holdheide, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

In this day and age when trophies and scholarships dominate youth athletics, kids are being pushed to specialize in a single sport as soon as they begin. Driven by the professionalization of youth sports, coaches and parents alike have turned their focus to making kids young experts in their sport of...

Hassell Brings a New Attitude to Baseball

Hassell Brings a New Attitude to Baseball

Hunter Dupree, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

It's no doubt that Indy baseball has had a lot of success so far this season. Their overall record is 14-3, the best start in many years here at Independence. This success is in part by a freshman, Robert Hassell III. Hassell is an outfielder and power hitter. Hassell "brings a new attitude to...

Indy Baseball Sliding Into District Play

Indy Baseball Sliding Into District Play

Hunter Dupree, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Independence Baseball team has dominated the diamond the past three weeks. They've won their first three series, including a sweep of Dickson County this week. This is much unlike the past couple of seasons, in which Indy started their district play with two series losses. The Eagles say these...

Rugby Breaks Down the New Season

Rugby Breaks Down the New Season

Kinsey McCarthy, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

Harpeth Rugby partnering with players from Independence, Centennial and Franklin has bolted from the blocks at a 31 in the nation ranking. They won their first regular-season match at 48-10. Last weekend, the team played in the Nash Bash, a national rugby tournament held in Nashville. "We beat...

Boys Basketball Shoots Their Way to State

Boys Basketball Shoots Their Way to State

Grayson Murphy, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball goes to State, Sports

Indy's boys basketball continues to advance in the Blue Cross State Tournament. The boys will face Southwind (Memphis) in the Class AAA final four. Wednesday's dominating 63-48 win against Bearden secured this spot. Eagles had a balanced scoring with Mac James scoring 16, Grayson Murphy,...

A New Season Brings in New Sports

Jack Hebert, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

As spring starts to roll into view, the warm weather sports are beginning their seasons. The Independence baseball, softball, men's soccer, and track teams are working hard to prepare for their upcoming games and meets. The men's soccer team, led by head coach Josh Phillips, looks to improve upon...

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