The William James Middle School Colonels fought hard but came up just short in the championship game of the Middle Tennessee Athletic Conference tournament, falling to top-seeded Waverly 29-28 Thursday night at Hickman County Middle School. Dickson Middle School’s Lady Dragons face elimination today when they battle Meridianville, Alabama, in the consolation bracket for the Sonic Christmas Tournament at Oakland Middle School in Murfreesboro. Game time is 2 pm. Dickson County High School’s basketball teams open Christmas tournament action tonight in different locations. The Cougars get a rematch with Columbia at 7 pm in the FFMB Christmas Classic in Columbia. The Lions won their first meeting 65-54 in the season-opener. The Lady Cougars face host Mount Juliet at 6:30 in the Chick-Fil-A Classic. Creek Wood High School travels to Camden tonight for a District 11-AA doubleheader starting at 6:00. The RFC Sports Network will feature Creek Wood-Camden on WDKN, The One FM and wdkn.com with pregame coverage at 5:45 and Lady Cougars at Mount Juliet on 1015theone.com and rfcsports.com starting at 6:15. On Saturday, the Cougars face Stewart’s Creek at 4:00 at Columbia and the Lady Cougars take on Rossview at 4:30 in Mount Juliet. Both games will be on the RFC Sports Network. Dickson Middle School’s Dragons play this weekend in the Lancaster Christian Academy tournament in Smyrna.