Area Sports

State Bound!

After a three-year absence from the state tournament, the Lexington Lady Tigers cleared the final hurdle Saturday night with a 5-1 win over Bolivar in the sub-state game. Lexington improved to 44-4 on the season and is making its 8th state tournament appearance this week. The Lady Tigers have created a dynasty and are looking…

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Dance Resigns As Lady Lions Softball Coach

The Lady Lions will now be looking for a softball coach this summer. Coach Drew Dance announced to the team, last Friday, that he would no longer be the head coach moving forward.  In a statement given to The Lexington Progress, Coach Dance said, “I have resigned my position as the head softball coach at…

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History In The Making: LHS Boys’ Soccer Heads to State

Article by Tasha Loftin- The Lexington High School Boys’ Soccer team is making history with six consecutive 13AA district championships and back-to-back state tournament appearances. The Tigers have had a phenomenal season this year and have worked together towards a great postseason run. The Tigers began their postseason run by winning the district title game,…

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LHS Boys’ Soccer: A Look From Within

Article by Blake Franklin- With all eyes watching and history in the making, the Lexington High School Boys’ Soccer team is continuing its postseason run with a trip to Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The team will compete in the 2019 TSSAA Class AA State Soccer Tournament. Their first game was slated for yesterday, at 1:30 p.m. at…

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LHS Softball Wins Regional Championship

Lexington claimed its 7th Region title in walk-off fashion, thanks to a walk-off single at the end of the game to topple South Side, 5-4. The win marked the 5th in 7 games against South Side this season. The game was tied at four, with Lexington batting in the bottom of the seventh, when Kennedy…

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Great Year For LHS Tennis

Congratulations to both the LHS boys and girl’s tennis teams which had a 9-3 record overall, while going undefeated in District 13 North and finishing 3rd in District 13. In the District individual tournament, LHS doubles teams Matt Maupin and Garrett Weinberg, Nolan Dyer and Grayson Pollock and Trinity Beard and Rachel Lashlee made it…

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Big Red Tigers Win Battle of the Cats

Saturday night, the Lexington Tigers faced the Riverside Panthers in an alumni football game. The game was all Lexington as the Tigers defeated Riverside, 27-0, in a one-sided contest. Lexington started the scoring when Tucker White returned a punt 70 yards for a touchdown. The second score of the game came on a Derrick Glass…

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LHS Names New Girls Basketball Coach

Shelby Pace Bowman was introduced to the Lady Tiger Basketball team Thursday afternoon as the new head coach. Pace is a native of Yuma, Tennessee, and is a 2011 graduate of Clarksburg High School. She was the class salutatorian and earned the Student of the Year Character Award as a senior. While in high school,…

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DISTRICT CHAMPS!

When the 2019 season began on March 11th, the Lexington Lady Tigers softball team had one goal; get out of the district. The young Lady Tigers went to work and last Friday night they surpassed all expectations and won the 14AA title, with a convincing, 9-1, win over South Side. The district title is the…

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Lions Season Ends in District Tournament

The Lions needed to secure two more wins to advance to the district championship game and the regional tournament. However, the Lions failed to do so and thus ended their season. The Lions would take on Riverside in one of the most bazaar games ever for Scotts Hill. The Lions took a quick lead in…

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