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Mustangs Edge Rebels, 3-2

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Mustangs Edge Rebels, 3-2 BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (April 10) — The Mustangs hosted McKenzie Tuesday for a district contest, the second meeting of the rivalry in as many days. After a 2-1 Huntingdon win in McKenzie on Monday, the Mustangs also got the edge at home, 3-2. The Rebels struck quickly with two runs in ...

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Ribbon Cutting for Bethel’s Kahlden Complex is April 20

Ribbon Cutting for Bethel’s Kahlden Complex is April 20 McKENZIE — Bethel University will hold a ribbon cutting Friday, April 20, to officially recognize its newly lighted baseball and softball fields as Kahlden Complex. The ribbon cutting will take place at the beginning of the Bethel Wildcats’ evening game against rival Martin Methodist which will begin at 6 p.m. at ...

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Lady War Eagles Crush Lady Tide With Big Bats, Browning One-Hitter

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL Lady War Eagles Crush Lady Tide With Big Bats, Browning One-Hitter BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com TRENTON (April 12) — The Lady War Eagles traveled to face Peabody Thursday and didn’t forget to bring their bats. West Carroll’s three home runs and six doubles among 23 hits were overkill as Shelby Browning allowed just one hit and no ...

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Lady Rebels Top Lady Tigers, 8-2

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HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL Lady Rebels Top Lady Tigers, 8-2 BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (April 12) — The Lady Rebels hosted Central Thursday for a district contest. All of the offense came in just two innings as McKenzie cruised to an 8-2 victory. The Lady Tigers struck first with a run in the top of the third, but the Lady ...

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Fillies Rout Lady Tigers

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL Fillies Rout Lady Tigers BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com BRUCETON (April 10) — The Huntingdon Fillies hit the road Tuesday for a district contest against Central, shutting out the Lady Tigers 17-0 in three innings. The Fillies plated a pair in the top of the first and another three in the second before putting the game away with ...

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Lady Bulldogs Shut Out Humboldt in Twin Bill

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL Lady Bulldogs Shut Out Humboldt in Twin Bill BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com HUMBOLDT (April 10) — The Gleason Lady Bulldogs traveled for a doubleheader Tuesday against the Lady Vikings. The Lady Bulldogs made quick work of Humboldt for a pair of shutout wins, 11-0 and 10-0. Game One: Gleason Lady Bulldogs 11, Humboldt Lady Vikings 0 Gleason ...

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War Eagles Edge Rebels, 3-2

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HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL War Eagles Edge Rebels, 3-2 BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com ATWOOD (April 13) — The West Carroll War Eagles hosted McKenzie Friday for a blustery district contest. In an intense pitcher’s duel, the War Eagles took an early lead and held off a late Rebel rally for a 3-2 win. West Carroll plated two runs in the bottom ...

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Rider to Play Golf for Union University

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Rider to Play Golf for Union University McKENZIE — There will be Riders playing golf for McKenzie, following last week’s signing of Anders Rider to the Union University Men’s Golf team. Anders, with his parents Lance and Hollye at his side, signed the scholarship to play at the collegiate level. McKenzie Coach Larry Joe Smith told other MHS students seated ...

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Huntingdon High School Honors Basketball Teams, Cheerleaders

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Huntingdon High School Honors Basketball Teams, Cheerleaders BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (April 12) — Huntingdon High School celebrated the Fillies’ and Mustangs’ fantastic basketball seasons Thursday with a banquet at Huntingdon Church of Christ. Following a welcome by Principal Jonathan Kee and a prayer by Clint Ezell, guests enjoyed a delicious dinner catered by Mallard’s Restaurant. As everyone finished ...

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War Eagle Chris Shear Signs With Bethel Football

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War Eagle Chris Shear Signs With Bethel Football BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com ATWOOD (April 13) — War Eagle senior Chris Shear signed with Bethel University football Friday in the West Carroll library, surrounded by family, coaches, teammates and friends. West Carroll assistant coach (and Assistant Athletic Director) Shane Depriest welcomed everyone and describes Shear as having been a staple of ...

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