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Huntingdon Sweeps Gleason

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Huntingdon Sweeps Gleason BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com GLEASON (December 1) — Gleason hosted former district foes Huntingdon Friday for a pair of basketball contests. The girls played a thrilling, downto- the-wire game, with the Fillies getting the final edge, 53-51. The Mustangs dominated the nightcap from the opening tip, winning 65-25. Huntingdon Fillies 53, Gleason Lady Bulldogs ...

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All-Star Football Game is Friday

All-Star Football Game is Friday JACKSON — The West Tennessee All-Star Football Game is Friday, December 8 at 7 p.m. at Liberty Technology Magnet High School, 3470 Ridgecrest Road. The game features the best seniors from West Tennessee. Teams are comprised of players nominated by coaches and selected by media members from across West Tennessee (excluding Shelby County). Tickets are ...

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Lady Rebels, War Eagles Claim Titles

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CARROLL COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Lady Rebels, War Eagles Claim Titles BY BRAD SAM ATWOOD (December 4) — Teams vied for the Carroll County Middle School Basketball Championship Monday night at West Carroll Junior/Senior High School. First, the McKenzie Lady Rebels and Huntingdon Fillies squared off in the girls’ title game. The low-scoring contest was close at the half, ...

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Looking Back

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Looking Back From Our Archives… 10 YEARS AGO — The McKenzie Rebels advanced to the Class A state football title game with a thrilling, 35-32 win over Mt. Pleasant Tigers. *Hollow Rock-Bruceton’s Alex Matlock was named Class A Mr. Football Lineman. McKenzie’s Derek Carr and Hollow Rock Bruceton’s Chad Jordan were finalists for Mr. Football Back. *Middle School Basketball: Huntingdon ...

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West Carroll Swept by Bradford

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL West Carroll Swept by Bradford BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com ATWOOD (November 28) — West Carroll hosted Bradford for a pair of high school hoops contests Tuesday night. The Lady War Eagles trailed by just three points at the half, but were blown out by the Lady Red Devils in the third and fell, 63-34. The War Eagles ...

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Heather Melton Honored As 12th Titan

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Heather Melton Honored As 12th Titan COURTESY SHANNON MCFARLIN WENK/WTPR NASHVILLE (December 3) — Dr. Heather Melton of Paris was honored as the Tennessee Titans’ 12th Titan at Sunday afternoon’s game, smashing the symbolic sword into the field at the 50-yard line before the game. Melton lost her husband Sonny in the mass shooting at Las Vegas in October. Both ...

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Lady Rebels, Fillies, War Eagles, Rebels Advance to Championship

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CARROLL COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Lady Rebels, Fillies, War Eagles, Rebels Advance to Championship BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com ATWOOD (December 2) — The two-day Carroll County Middle School Basketball Tournament, hosted by West Carroll Junior/Senior High School, began Saturday morning with four semifinal games. First, the McKenzie Lady Rebels topped the Clarksburg Lady Rockets, 52-30. In the second contest, ...

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Carroll Academy Lady Jaguars End Historic Losing Streak

Carroll Academy Lady Jaguars End Historic Losing Streak HUNTINGDON (December 1) — After 12 years and 312 consecutive losses, the Carroll Academy Lady Jaguars defeated the visiting Immaculate Conception Cathedral, 29-27, in double overtime Friday. The win puts and end to what is considered to be the longest high school losing streak in the nation’s history. The streak, and now ...

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McKenzie Swept by Gibson County

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL McKenzie Swept by Gibson County BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (December 1) — McKenzie High School hosted Gibson County Friday night for a pair of non-district basketball contests. The Lady Rebels trailed by single digits at the half, but the Lady Pioneers pulled away in the third for a 58-40 win. The Rebels led by double digits ...

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