Area Sports

LHS Soccer State Bound!

For the second time in the program’s history, the LHS soccer team has qualified for the state tournament. The final hurdle to the state tournament came late Saturday night when the Tigers defeated Covington, 5-0, in the sub-state game. Lexington was slated to play Greenville last night at 7:00 p.m. in the first round of…

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Four LHS Band Members Sign College Scholarships

The LHS Band recently had four senior members sign scholarship offers to continue their music education at the collegiate level. Luke Jowers (Union University), Antonio Posey (University of Memphis), and Casey Stanfill (University of Tennessee at Martin) all plan to major in music education, while Jacob Renfroe (University of Memphis) plans to minor in music.…

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Atkins Signs to Play Two Sports at FHU

Last Thursday, Lexington’s Tanner Atkins signed with Freed Hardeman University to play golf and basketball. During high school, Atkins played 3 seasons of golf under Tommy Cepparulo and one season of basketball under Andrew Hicks and Keith Runyon. In his senior year, Atkins helped the golf team win the district and region titles on the…

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Rylee Ann Smith Receives Brenna A. Foster Award

West Tennessee Gymnastics & Cheer Academy awards Rylee Ann Smith, The Brenna A. Foster Award. This award was created to honor young athletes that embody Brenna’s strength of spirit, Be Like Brenna! Rylee is 15 years old and a member of WEST TN GCA GEMS ALLSTAR Cheer Program, a LHS Tiger Football Cheerleader and will…

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LHS Soccer Standout Signs with Bethel

Tristan Lowery is wrapping up his senior soccer season at LHS and last week he signed with Bethel University to take his game to the next level. Lowery has made the All-District team all four years of his high school career. He has also been on the All-Regional team since his sophomore year. Lowery also…

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Powers Signs with Jackson State

Last Thursday, Lexington softball player Leslie Powers decided to continue her career and play for Jackson State. Powers, a two-sport athlete at LHS, becomes the third Lady Tiger softball player to play at the next level from the 2018 senior class. Powers had a solid season for the Lady Tigers, hitting .345 on the season.…

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The BIG CAT Clash: Tigers Defeat Panthers in Alumni Game

Lexington and Riverside met at Tiger Stadium, last Saturday night, for the first ever alumni football game between the two longtime rivals. Lexington defeated Riverside, 20-6, on a rather warm mid-May evening. There was a huge crowd on hand to witness the inaugural game, which served as a fund raiser for both schools. What started…

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Lady Tigers End Season at 32-10

After falling into the loser’s bracket of the District 14AA tournament, the Lady Tiger softball team made a valiant effort to fight their way out and qualify for the region tournament. They picked up big wins over Riverside and Scotts Hill last week, but things just didn’t go their way when facing the final hurdle…

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Lady Lions Season Ends in District 14-AA Softball Tournament

The Lady Lions season sadly came to an end this past week. They held off Chester County in an elimination game, on Tuesday, but fell to Lexington, on Wednesday, to end their season. The Lady Lions started off their week on Tuesday against Chester County. Neither team was able to score in the first inning,…

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LHS Soccer Claims 5th Straight District Title

For the 5th consecutive year, the Lexington Soccer team has claimed the District 14AA title. The Tigers defeated McNairy Central, 4-3, last Thursday in the championship game in a very competitive match. The win gave Lexington the right to host the regional semi-final last night at the Lexington Soccer Complex. The Tigers played host to…

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