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Lady Bulldogs Nip Lady Yellowjackets for Title

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DISTRICT 13A GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Lady Bulldogs Nip Lady Yellowjackets for Title BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com GLEASON (February 17) — The Gleason Lady Bulldogs avenged regular season losses to the Greenfield Lady Yellowjackets and claimed the District 13A Girls Basketball Championship Saturday night. After a back-andforth first half, the Lady Bulldogs trailed by a pair but took the lead in ...

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Lady Rebel Hannah Bilger Signs with Freed-Hardeman

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Lady Rebel Hannah Bilger Signs with Freed-Hardeman BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (February 9) — McKenzie High School senior Hannah Bilger signed Friday to join the Freed-Hardeman University soccer and track and field programs. Family, coaches, teammates and friends gathered in the high school theater for the accomplished athlete’s signing ceremony. During her senior season, Bilger led the Lady Rebel ...

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Mustangs, Rebels Advance to Championship

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DISTRICT 11A BOYS SEMIFINALS Mustangs, Rebels Advance to Championship BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (February 13) — With wins in Tuesday night’s District 11A Boys Basketball Tournament semifinal games at Bethel University’s Crisp Arena, the Huntingdon Mustangs and McKenzie Rebels advanced to Saturday’s championship contest, sending the Clarksburg Rockets and West Carroll War Eagles to the consolation match. The Mustangs ...

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Huntingdon Middle School Hosts Spring Sports Banquet

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Huntingdon Middle School Hosts Spring Sports Banquet BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (February 9) — Huntingdon Middle School hosted its spring sports banquet Friday to celebrate the basketball season and preview the upcoming baseball season. After a delicious meal provided by the cafeteria staff, cheer coach Morgan Butler recognized her squad and presented each with a gift. She also presented ...

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Rebels Earn Crown over Mustangs; West Carroll Takes Third Against Clarksburg

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DISTRICT 11A BOYS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Rebels Earn Crown over Mustangs; West Carroll Takes Third Against Clarksburg BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (February 17) — The McKenzie Rebels claimed the district title Saturday night in the District 11A Boys Basketball Championship at Bethel University’s Crisp Arena, besting the runner-up Huntingdon Mustangs 51-44. In the consolation game, the West Carroll War Eagles ...

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Fillies Claim Title over Lady Rebels; Clarksburg Tops West Carroll for Third

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DISTRICT 11A GIRLS BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Fillies Claim Title over Lady Rebels; Clarksburg Tops West Carroll for Third BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (February 16) — The Huntingdon Fillies claimed the district crown in Friday night’s District 11A Girls Basketball Championship at Bethel University’s Crisp Arena, topping the runner-up McKenzie Lady Rebels 66-45. In the consolation game, the Clarksburg Lady Rockets ...

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District 11A Basketball Championships this Weekend

The District 11A Basketball Tournaments wrap up this weekend at Bethel University’s Crisp Arena, beginning with the girls’ championship and consolation games Friday night. The West Carroll Lady War Eagles and Clarksburg Lady Rockets will play for third place in the consolation game at 6 p.m. The Huntingdon Fillies and McKenzie Lady Rebels will then vie for the championship at ...

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Looking Back

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Looking Back From Our Archives… 10 YEARS AGO — District 13A Basketball Tournament, First Round: Huntingdon Fillies 50, McKenzie Lady Rebels 29; Big Sandy Red Devils 78, Huntingdon Mustangs 60. High School Basketball: West Carroll Lady War Eagles 70, McKenzie Lady Rebels 29; Rebels 85, War Eagles 82; Clarksburg Lady Rockets 76, Lady War Eagles 74 (OT); War Eagles 82, ...

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Lady Bulldogs Nip Tornadoes On Senior Night, Bulldogs Fall

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Lady Bulldogs Nip Tornadoes On Senior Night, Bulldogs Fall BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com GLEASON (February 6) — Gleason celebrated Senior Night Tuesday, hosting Union City for a pair of district contests. The Lady Bulldogs trailed by eight at the break, but dominated the second half for a 61-54 win. The nightcap was high-scoring throughout, with the Tornadoes ...

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