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Early struggles doom Commandos

LAFAYETTE The Hendersonville High boys basketball team fell in a hole it couldn’t get out of on Monday evening.

The Commandos found themselves trailing by a 12-0 margin in the first quarter and never recovered in a 63-45 loss at Macon County in the two teams’ regular-season opener at Nera White Gymnasium. 627 more words


go commando

go commando

(1990’s | teenagese?)

This evocative verb phrase is more of a head-scratcher than most, and I’m scratching as hard as anyone. There does not seem to be any convincing reason why “go commando” should mean “go without underwear.” The most common explanation found on-line is that commandos (see below) don’t wear underwear because it’s too much trouble keeping it clean when you’re on a mission, because it causes jungle rot, or because ferocious Scots warriors went without under their kilts. 534 more words


Commandos hold off Westmoreland

HENDERSONVILLE The Hendersonville High School boys basketball team never trailed on Tuesday evening.

However, the Commandos were inches away from facing a deficit at the final horn. 913 more words


The Great Cockleshell Raid of World War II

The British Empire mastered the sea during the nineteenth century and controlled it up until World War I. During World War II, the Atlantic was controlled mainly by German U-boats and warships stationed on the west coast of Nazi-occupied France, mainly the port of Bordeaux. 803 more words

Commandos are in search of a postseason hat trick

For the last two seasons, the Hendersonville High football team has gotten the best of Independence in the postseason.

On Friday, the top two teams in the last Class 5A Associated Press Statewide Prep Footbal Poll will tangle in a playoff game for the third consecutive year. 589 more words


Commandos seek improvement from last season

After a disappointing loss to Mt. Juliet in last season’s district tournament, the Hendersonville High boys basketball program hopes to regroup and make some noise in District 9-AAA this season. 565 more words


Hendersonville strikes early, often against Hunters Lane

HENDERSONVILLE It was a dominating performance for the Hendersonville High School football team on Friday evening as the Commandos rolled to a 45-8 victory over visiting Hunters Lane Warriors. 683 more words