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DateOppenent 
8/18Hillsboro
7:00pmLocation: Nashville, TN
8/25Father Ryan
7:00pm (EST)Location: Louisville, KY
9/1@ Pope John Paul II
7:00pmLocation: Hendersonville, TN
9/9Bishop Dunne
7:00pmLocation: Louisiana
9/15Broward School
7:00pmLocation: Brentwood, TN
9/22@Knoxville Catholic
7:00pmLocation: Knoxville, TN
9/29Baylor
7:00pmLocation: Brentwood, TN
10/6McCallie
7:00pmLocation: Nashville, TN
10/13BYE
N/ALocation: N/A
10/23BYE
7:00pmLocation: BYE
10/27Ensworth
7:00pm (EST)Location: Brentwood, TN

Brentwood Academy tackle Nate Clifton off to Vanderbilt

Brentwood Academy tackle Nate Clifton off to Vanderbilt
Fresh off winning a state title for football, Brentwood Academy offensive tackle Nate Clifton will now be preparing to Anchor Down. He announced Thursday via Twitter his intent to commit to Vanderbilt University to play football. All Glory to God 🙌🏾 pic.twitter.com/9gvLYGTsyf — Nate Clifton 😈 (@Nate_Cliff_) December 17, 2018 Clifton, a three-star pr...
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Brentwood Academy completes four-peat as state champs in victory over MUS

Brentwood Academy completes four-peat as state champs in victory over MUS
STORY BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTOS BY ANDY COLLIGNON  You really couldn’t have written it any better for the Brentwood Academy Eagles. In a season that saw a surprise two-game skid put the aspirations of a potential four-peat in the same championship game, the typical contender found itself once more at the right time and ...
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STATE PREVIEW: Brentwood Academy preparing for potential four-peat

STATE PREVIEW: Brentwood Academy preparing for potential four-peat
BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTO BY ANDY COLLIGNON  As bizarre as it is to say, the Brentwood Academy Eagles faced long odds to reach Friday’s D-II Class AAA state game in Coookeville. The typical class juggernaut entered 2018 with the same standard of excellence that had won them championships before, but then adversity hit like ...
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Brentwood Academy sprints past rival MBA, advances to state

Brentwood Academy sprints past rival MBA, advances to state
STORY BY LYNN MANDERSON | PHOTO BY ANDY COLLIGNON  With a chip on their shoulder and a playoff bracket on the line, the Brentwood Academy Eagles, with key defensive players back from injuries, played against the hosting Montgomery Bell Academy Big Red with the force of an Eagle looking to hit its prey. Coming off ...
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PLAYOFFS PREVIEW: BA, MBA meet for round two with state berth on line

PLAYOFFS PREVIEW: BA, MBA meet for round two with state berth on line
BY CHIP CIRILLO | PHOTO BY ANDY COLLIGNON  After Montgomery Bell Academy beat Brentwood Academy in overtime five weeks ago, there was a feeling the rivals would meet again in the playoffs. The Eagles beat the Big Red in the past three state finals, but they will meet one round earlier this time in a ...
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Brentwood Academy’s Tomario Pleasant fields offer from Mississippi State

Brentwood Academy’s Tomario Pleasant fields offer from Mississippi State
After his strong season, Brentwood Academy senior running back Tomario Pleasant got a look from the Southeastern Conference. Mississippi State offered Pleasant a scholarship, which he announced via Twitter Sunday. It’s his first from the SEC. He’s also received offers from Virginia, N.C. State and Arkansas State so far and has interest from Indiana, per ...
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PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: CPA, BGA cruise to wins, BA edges Christian Brothers

PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: CPA, BGA cruise to wins, BA edges Christian Brothers
PHOTOS BY DEB SCALLY Outside of Franklin Road Academy’s huge road upset of Notre Dame, three other Williamson County D-II teams continued their posts season quests with playoff wins. CPA First, Christ Presbyterian blasted the doors off of visiting St. George 49-7. The Lions got up to the final right before half, and let the ...
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Brentwood Academy falls to MBA in overtime thriller

Brentwood Academy falls to MBA in overtime thriller
STORY BY CHIP CIRILLO | PHOTOS BY ANDY COLLIGNON  Montgomery Bell Academy had practiced the play all year, but never used it in a game. Until Friday night, that is. The Big Red decided to use the designed pitch to Joshua Meriwether and it worked perfectly. William Tyrone’s shovel pass to Meriwether on two-point conversion ...
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GAME OF THE WEEK: Brentwood Academy faces archrival MBA

GAME OF THE WEEK: Brentwood Academy faces archrival MBA
BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTO BY ANDY COLLIGNON  The Brentwood Academy Eagles are about to embark on yet another November adventure to bring a state championship back to the trophy case. Before that, though, they’ve got to top their Nashville archrivals in one of the most hotly-anticipated games of the county season. Montgomery Bell Academy ...
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COLUMN: Handful of WillCo teams look like state contenders

COLUMN: Handful of WillCo teams look like state contenders
BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTO BY ANDY COLLIGNON  As the regular season winds down, Williamson County’s football teams are all trying to make that last-minute push for a playoff spot or better postseason standings. We’ve got no shortage of November-ready teams, though as is customary, only a few can push ahead to play in the ...
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Brentwood Academy’s 24-game winning streak ends in thriller with McCallie

Brentwood Academy’s 24-game winning streak ends in thriller with McCallie
STORY BY LOGAN BUTTS | PHOTOS BY ANDY COLLIGNON  As they say, all good things must come to an end. Brentwood Academy’s two-year winning streak came to an end on Friday night with as the Eagles fell at home 31-27 to McCallie. “That was a physical game,” Brentwood Academy head coach Cody White said. “We’re ...
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WILLCO PICKS: CPA, Brentwood, BA might pull out wins this week

WILLCO PICKS: CPA, Brentwood, BA might pull out wins this week
BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTO BY ANDY COLLIGNON  Here are a few guesses at how this week’s slate in WillCo football might go. Independence vs. CPA  The marquee attraction of the week will see the electric Independence offense go up against one of the county’s best teams in undefeated Christ Presbyterian Academy. We’re not sure ...
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FOOTBALL PREVIEW: BA, Summit, Page headed for key region games

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: BA, Summit, Page headed for key region games
BY CORY WOODROOF | PHOTO BY ANDY COLLIGNON  It’s Week 8 in Williamson County, and we’re entering the home stretch in our season. Our Game of the Week sees a clash of 6A and D-II as Independence travels to Christ Presbyterian Academy to continue their hot streak and try to play the spoiler once more ...
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Brentwood Academy rolls past Knox Catholic

Brentwood Academy rolls past Knox Catholic
STORY BY JAKE DONOVAN | PHOTOS BY ANDY COLLIGNON  A mid-game downpour put a damper on the enthusiasm that otherwise came with Homecoming Night but did little to slow down the potent Brentwood Academy offense. Standout senior running back Mario Pleasant racked up 131 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns in leading the unbeaten Eagles to ...
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FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: BA stays undefeated, Nolensville, Summit get road wins

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: BA stays undefeated,  Nolensville, Summit get road wins
BY KEVIN WARNER Brentwood Academy blasts West Toronto Prep Brentwood Academy (5-0) welcomed West Toronto Prep Spartans, all the way from Ontario, Canada, to town Friday night and came away with a 48-7 victory. The Eagles got to an early 24-0 lead through the first quarter, and the Eagles coasted from there. The Eagles racked ...
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Brentwood Academy throttles PJPII

Brentwood Academy throttles PJPII
Note: This story had mis-attributed information that has since been corrected. We apologize for the error.  STORY BY GEORGE WONG | PHOTOS BY ANDY COLLIGNON  The Pope John Paul II Knights did their best to invade the Brentwood Academy nest Friday night, but the Eagles had their talons sharpened and got the best of their ...
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Brentwood Academy blasts Father Ryan on road

Brentwood Academy blasts Father Ryan on road
STORY BY GEORGE WONG | PHOTOS BY ANDY COLLIGNON The Brentwood Academy Eagles went up the road and crushed the Father Ryan Irish in a 43-3 in district matchup demolition Friday Night, upsetting the sea of purple Irish fans. Both teams came in at 1-0 as they begin Division II – AAA play. The Eagles ...
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Pleasant carries BA past Hillsboro for season-opening win

Pleasant carries BA past Hillsboro for season-opening win
Story and Photos by RUSSELL VANNOZZI The Brentwood Academy football team lost several stars to graduation in May, including Vanderbilt signees Cam Johnson and Gavin Schoenwald. But thanks to the presence of senior running back Tomario Pleasant, Brentwood Academy was in good shape for its season opener. His 189-yard, two-touchdown performance led the Eagles to ...
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2018 OUTLOOK: BA features strength in the trenches

2018 OUTLOOK: BA features strength in the trenches
By SAM McGAW After capturing their third consecutive state title with a 12-0 record last year, the Brentwood Academy Eagles approach 2018 with several holes to fill on both sides of the ball. However, despite their inexperience, the Eagles have the tools to extend their dynasty by one more year. OFFENSE BA’s passing attack will ...
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BA three-peats as state champion

BA three-peats as state champion
By CHIP CIRILLO | Photos By ANDY COLLIGNON COOKEVILLE – Brentwood Academy needed one more stop from its defense. And the Eagles got it. That was the final exclamation point on BA’s undefeated season, as the Eagles won their third consecutive state title with a 28-14 win over Montgomery Bell Academy in the Division II-AAA ...
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