Area Sports

Cooper Introduced as Scotts Hill High School Head Baseball Coach

Article by Blake Franklin- On Wednesday, May 20, 2020 the Scotts Hill High School Baseball team welcomed their new head coach, Chuck Cooper. Coach Cooper has quite the experience with baseball at the high school level, in coaching Jackson Christian School for 16 years prior to being named head coach of the Lions Baseball program.…

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Highlight of the Week: SHHS Lions Baseball

Article by Blake Frankin- This week, we would like to feature the seniors who played for the Scotts Hill High School Baseball team. As we have done in the past, we are going to take an in-depth look at some of the memories and concerns that each player had, due to COVID-19 cutting their season…

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Outdoor Truths

We are in uncharted territory. COVID-19 has not only affected my work life, but now my hunting life. Kentucky allowed no non-resident hunters to hunt during turkey season. I know the fish and wildlife agency was not happy either. They could have used the income. But to be honest, most fish and game agencies have…

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LHS Tigers Conduct Virtual Basketball Awards Ceremony

Article Submitted- During these unprecedented times, the Lexington Tigers Boys basketball program officially closed out the 2019/2020 basketball season much differently. The COVID-19 virus made it impossible for the team to have a traditional end of season awards banquet, but it did not stop the Tigers from recognizing the players. Coach Runyon said “I hate…

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Beecham Named To Academic All-Conference Team

Article by Blake Franklin- Hunter Beecham, of Lexington, Tennessee, and a former member of the Scotts Hill High School Baseball team, was recently named to the 2020 Academic All-Conference Baseball Team of the American Midwest Conference. He is currently a member of the Freed-Hardeman Lions Baseball team. To qualify for Academic All-Conference, the student must…

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Highlight of the Week: Lexington High School Tigers Baseball

Article by Blake Franklin- Coming into the third week of covering the senior players in sports that were cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic, this week we would like to highlight the Lexington High School Tigers baseball team. As we have in the past, the staff of The Lexington Progress will be seeking comments…

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Highlight of the Week: Scotts Hill High School Lady Lions Softball

Article by Blake Franklin- Welcome back with another highlight this week! This week, The Lexington Progress is covering the seniors from the Scotts Hill High School Lady Lions softball team. We hope that the week is treating you all well and that everyone is starting to get back in to somewhat of a normal routine….If…

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Highlighting: LHS Lady Tigers Softball

Article by Blake Franklin- While everyone who is an avid sports fan has noticed that sports have been postponed or even cancelled, it has hit the local sports scene extremely hard. In the upcoming editions of The Lexington Progress, we want to try and bring some light to those senior players affected. We know that…

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TSSAA Cancels All Spring Sporting Events And Basketball State Tournaments

Article by Blake Franklin- With the announcement by Governor Lee, last Wednesday, April 15th, that schools were recommended to stay closed throughout the end of the school year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association also announced its decision to cancel all remaining events for the 2019-2020 season, including all spring…

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