Smyrna Varsity Football

  • Overall Record: 3 - 2
  • Conference Record: 2 - 0

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DNJ Story: Smyrna defense turns things around as playoffs near

Since a 45-10 loss to Blackman during Week 4, something has lit a fire under the Smyrna High football team’s defense. The Bulldogs have allowed 13 points or less in each of their last four games, including Friday’s 24-7 win over rival Stewarts Creek to win the Mayor’s Trophy. “We had to pull together and

Bannister returns, Smyrna rolls past Siegel 31-6

MICHAEL GALLAGHER mgallagher@mainstreetpreps.com | Sep 28, 2018 Updated 7 hrs ago For most of the 2018 season, the Smyrna Bulldogs go as Blake Watkins goes. However, Friday night at Ken Nolan Stadium, junior running back Mikel Hartfield showed if you contain Watkins, he is just as capable of burning you as well. Hartfield carried the ball 10 times

Cane Ridge tops Smyrna 13-3 in key region game

MARTHONY SANDERS sanders.marthony17@gmail.com     Sep 22, 2018 Updated Sep 22, 2018   ANTIOCH—Cane Ridge improved to 6-0 with a big game from running back Davon Starling, downing the Smyrna Bulldogs 13-3 on Friday night. Starling scored both Cane Ridge touchdowns, busting off a couple of big first downs that put the game away. “The offense played well,”

Improved Blackman defense sparks 45-10 win over Smyrna

Cecil Joyce, Murfreesboro Daily News Journal        Published 11:10 p.m. CT Sept. 7, 2018 | Updated 12:19 a.m. CT Sept. 8, 2018 There’s been no doubt in Blackman’s offense over the past several years. The Blaze defense is starting to make its presence known as well. A unit that allowed 218 points last season, the Blackman

Smyrna smothers Wilson Central 48-7 on the road

TYLER GRAVES tgrave00@leeu.edu     Aug 25, 2018 LEBANON — Smyrna’s Bulldogs rolled into Wilson County, routing the hosting Wilson Central Wildcats 48-7 on Friday. Wilson Central struggled on both sides of the ball, while Smyrna jumped out to a commanding 41-0 lead by halftime. “Overall, it was a very impressive performance,” Smyrna head coach Matt

SEASON PREVIEW: Smyrna has the talent to go deep into playoffs in 2018

MONTE HALE JR. mhale@murfreesboropost.com Smyrna goes into the 2018 football season poised for a deep postseason run. The Bulldogs, who went 7-4 last season and lost in the first round of the TSSAA state playoffs, are now a veteran football with a clear mission in mind. “We expect to be better, especially since we return

ICYMI:QB Alex Bannister has higher expectations after full year at Smyrna

Cecil Joyce, Murfreesboro Daily News JournalPublished 10:59 a.m. CT July 11, 2018 This time last year Alex Bannister was a football player in limbo. The quarterback had left the Stewarts Creek football team but wasn’t yet a member of the Smyrna High squad. Bannister missed 7-on-7 tournaments and even some of fall practice in full