Area Sports

Tigers Fall in Round Two

Article by Kortney Mallard- After a disappointing 2018 season, in which Lexington went 2-8 and missed the playoffs, the Tigers rebounded in 2019, finishing 6-6 and advanced to the second round of the playoffs. Lexington’s season came to an end Friday night with a 31-7 loss at Springfield. This game marked the third ever meeting…

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LHS Lady Tigers Host Annual Team Volleyball Banquet

Article by Kortney Mallard- After a record-breaking season, the Lexington High School Volleyball team had their annual banquet last Tuesday evening. The Lady Tiger seniors were recognized, and various awards were given based on the accomplishments made throughout the season. Raegan Stone received the “Most Improved Freshman” award. Madison Tatum received the “Most Coachable” award,…

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Qualifying Deadline is December 12th for County Races

Article by W. Clay Crook- The Henderson County Election Commission met on Tuesday evening, November 12th. The main item for discussion was the county offices that are on the Republican Primary ballot for March 3, 2020: Assessor of Property, Road Supervisor, and Constable for District 4 (to fill an unexpired term). Administrator of Elections, Dan…

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Big Red Tigers Basketball is Here

Article by Kortney Mallard- Now that football season has wrapped up, basketball season is here, and the Lexington Tigers are ready to put their product on the court. Having only one returning starter from last season, the Tigers have done their share of developing underclassmen. The efforts of developing these players have shown in the…

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Lady Tigers Pick Up Win During Jamboree

Article by Kortney Mallard- November has brought in a brand-new season – basketball. The Lexington Lady Tigers have completed their first scrimmage of the preseason with Gibson County. Last Saturday, Lexington participated in the jamboree at Peabody High School. Lexington played Clarksburg in the annual jamboree and the Lady Tigers defeated the Lady Rockets, 22-12.…

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Lexington First Baptist Church Holds Missions Golf Tournament

Article Submitted- On Saturday, October 12, 2019, First Baptist Church of Lexington held its first annual missions golf tournament to support the 2020 overseas mission trips to Guatemala, Brazil and Africa. The golf tournament was held at the Pine Tree Country Club in Lexington. The winners were as follows: First Flight winners were Donald Kyle,…

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Davis Scores 40 Points in Middle School Basketball Game

Article Submitted- Last Monday, Jakob Davis of Bargerton Elementary scored 40 points against South Haven Elementary, where the Rebels emerged victorious in a 60-51 overtime thriller. Jakob has been playing with the varsity team since he was in the 5th grade. He has had many stellar performances over the past 3 years, but this was…

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Lexington Takes Down White House Heritage

Article by Kortney Mallard- Lexington improved to 6-5 Friday night with a 35-21 win over White House Heritage in the first round of the TSSAA football playoffs. The game marked the first ever meeting between the two schools and the Tigers were able to survive and advance to round two. Due to this win, Lexington…

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Lady Lions Ready To Hit the Court

Article by Kortney Mallard- With football season winding down, basketball season is just around the corner. Scotts Hill is ready to hit the court as the Lady Lions have been preparing all off-season for their time to shine. The Lady Lions are coming off a 15-12 season, with big district wins over Adamsville and North…

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Tigers and Lady Tigers Preparing for Season Ahead

Article by Kortney Mallard- Last Tuesday night, the 2019-2020 basketball team was introduced at the annual Meet the Tigers. Several basketball fans, friends and family members were on hand at the annual event. In addition to the Tigers and Lady Tigers being introduced, the various middle school basketball teams were also introduced, along with the…

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