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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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Rebel Rally Falls Just Short Against Inman

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MIDDLE SCHOOL BASEBALL Rebel Rally Falls Just Short Against Inman BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (April 12) — The McKenzie Middle School Rebels hosted Inman Thursday. The Bulldogs had a big first inning, but the Rebels chipped away at the deficit over the course of the game. Inman added just enough runs to hold off McKenzie at the end for ...

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Lady War Eagles Hold Off Westview Rally

Lady War Eagles Hold Off Westview Rally BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com ATWOOD (April 9) — The Lady War Eagles hosted Westview Monday for a non-district contest, scoring at will early and holding off a late rally to defeat the Lady Chargers 9-6. West Carroll set the tone with five runs in the bottom of the first, then added another in ...

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Rebels Defeat Irish, 8-4

MIDDLE SCHOOL BASEBALL Rebels Defeat Irish, 8-4 BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com ERIN (April 11) — The McKenzie Middle School Rebels traveled to Houston County for a district game Wednesday, riding an early lead to an 8-4 win over the Irish. The Rebels plated two runs in the top of the first and added another in the second. The Irish drove ...

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Looking Back

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Looking Back From Our Archives… 10 YEARS AGO — High School Baseball: McKenzie Rebels 10, West Carroll War Eagles 0; Gleason Bulldogs 4, Rebels 0. *High School Softball: McKenzie Lady Rebels 5, Henry County Lady Patriots 4. 20 YEARS AGO — High School Baseball: McKenzie Rebels 7, Big Sandy Red Devils 2; Rebels 15, Gleason Bulldogs 0; Huntingdon Mustangs 11, ...

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Former Wildcat Signs with Atlanta Silverbacks

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Former Wildcat Signs with Atlanta Silverbacks ATLANTA — The Atlanta Silverbacks Football Club has announced the signing of attacking midfielder Kebba Demba for the upcoming 2018 NPSL season. The 24-year-old midfielder most recently played in the NPSL last season with Memphis City FC. Demba has most recently played for Bethel University in the college ranks, previously playing at Mohammed Kamara’s ...

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Bulldogs Rout Pilots, 18-9

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Bulldogs Rout Pilots, 18-9 BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com GLEASON (April 12) — The Bulldogs hosted Fulton County Thursday for a non-district contest, scoring early and often to double up the Pilots 18-9. Gleason scored four in the bottom of the first, then added a run in the second. Fulton County pushed across five in the top of ...

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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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