Area Sports

Lions Football Takes First Steps Toward Season

Article by Greg McClain- The Lions, under new leadership, are primed and ready to get to work on the upcoming season. New head coach Rennard Woodmore talked about what the Lions have been up to the past month, “A lot of conditioning. In June, we made an effort in trying to get our athletes ready…

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LHS Golf Ready to Prepare for Season

Article by Kerry Mallard- Dead period is over and the LHS Golf team is ready to start practice next Monday. July 15th is officially the first day of practice and the Tigers are ready to swing into action. After another great postseason run last year, the Tigers and Lady Tigers of 2019 are ready to…

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Henderson County South Preparing For the Season

Article by Greg McClain- The Henderson County South Lady Lions are preparing for their new season, with a tournament in Milan on August the 3rd and 4th kicking it off. New coach Lindsey Pilkenton talks about the upcoming season, “I think we’re all really excited about the season and were ready to get started.” Coach…

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LHS Band Enters 2019 Band Camp

Article by Kerry Mallard- Monday marked the end of the TSSAA dead period, and the Lexington Marching Tigers braved the heat as the 2019 band camp began. Lexington is coming off an outstanding marching season that garnered many awards in 2018. This year the Tigers are under the leadership of a new band director, Alan…

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Woodmore Takes Over SH Baseball Program

Article by Greg McClain- Rennard Woodmore has been busy this offseason working on his first season as a head coach at Scotts Hill. However, he has also been in talks to take over the baseball program. Woodmore played baseball at Lambuth University in the early 2000s. He was the Adamsville Baseball head coach from 2013…

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LHS Band Under New Leadership

Article by Kerry Mallard- When the Lexington Marching Tiger Band takes the field this fall, they will be under the leadership of a new band director. Alan Jones has been selected to take over as the new LHS band director after the resignation of Adam Wood in early June. Over the past several years, the…

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Another Sports Season Is on The Horizon for Lexington High

Article by Kerry Mallard- Dead period is in full force and while the stadiums and playing fields are currently empty, in just a few days that will change. The mandatory TSSAA dead period ends on Monday and several sports will start to prepare for another season of competition. By the time August rolls around, golf,…

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LMS Names New Band Director

Article by Kerry Mallard- Lexington Middle School has announced Josh Gatlin as the new band director. Josh is a 2005 graduate of Obion County High School. He graduated UTM in 2012 and was the assistant band director at Union City for two years. After that two-year stint, Gatlin became the assistant band director at Chester…

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Foul Lines To Field Goals

Article by Greg McClain- The Mid-Summer Classic is less than a week away now at this point, and I for one can’t wait. The starters have been selected and the teams filled out. However, we’re talking about the first half of the 2019 season this week. I want to compare what I said way back…

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Lady Tigers Softball Takes 1st Place at Mississippi State

Article by Kerry Mallard- Although it’s been just five weeks since the Lady Tigers took the runner-up trophy at the state tournament, it seems like a long time ago. In the meantime, the Lady Tigers have been very active during the summer session, with scrimmages and camps. The final phase of the summer activities took…

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