Area Sports

Holmes Remembered Throughout Coaching For Accomplishments

Article by W. Clay Crook- I stand in a field that is now high in cotton, the bolls beginning to open and the leaves turning crisp as I look towards the old Middlefork Schoolhouse. In the 1940’s and 1950’s there was a ball field here. “We were just a group of kids,” Riley Holmes said,…

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Lions Get Big Win Over McKenzie

The Lions came into last Friday’s game, against McKenzie, with a 1-2 record. They won their first game the week prior, after losing their first two games. The Lions would go onto to win their second game of the season after having a big first half. Scotts Hill kicked off to start the game. McKenzie…

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Homecoming Loss Puts Tigers at 2-2

Lexington’s offensive woes continued Friday night, as the Tigers suffered its second loss of the season falling to 2-2. Lexington faced Memphis Trezevant, in an early homecoming game, and lost, 12-6. The Tigers have now gone 12 consecutive quarters without scoring an offensive touchdown. While the offense is searching for answers, the Big Red defense…

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HCN Tigers Roar In “Tiger Bowl”

Last Thursday, the Henderson County North Tigers made the short trip to Paul G. Caywood field to take on Lexington Middle School. The game, which features the battle of the two Lexington High School feeder schools, has become known as the Tiger Bowl. Thursday night, Henderson County North dominated the game on the way to…

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LHS Volleyball on Another Win Streak

As the regular season starts to wind down for the LHS Volleyball team, the Lady Tigers are on another roll. Lexington started the season with a 13-0 win streak, then after losing three in a row, the Lady Tigers have found their stride again. Last week, Lexington picked up wins over Hardin County, Scotts Hill,…

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LHS Golf Has Success At District Tournament

Monday morning, the LHS Golf team traveled to Pickwick Golf Course for an early 9:00 a.m. tee time at the district tournament. As it turned out, it was a great day for the LHS Tigers and Lady Tigers golf teams. The boys finished 3rd overall and senior Zac Douglas finished 2nd overall as an individual.…

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Lady Tiger’s Take Championship at The Battlefield

Lexington’s Cross-Country team returned to action last week and the LHS Lady Tigers got back to their winning ways as they captured the Championship at the Battlefield 5K sponsored by Scotts Hill High School, last Tuesday, at the Parker’s Crossroads City Park. They held off Obion Central by a two-point margin. Senior JaneAnn Ujcich, who…

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Lexington Middle School Soccer Has Great Week

Lexington Middle School’s Lady Minutemen had a successful week and are now 5-1 in district play. Last Thursday, LMS hosted Fayette West in a district match. Fayette West proved to bring a higher level of competition than expected and led 1-0 at halftime. Fayette West has explosive speed on their front line, but the LMS…

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SH Lions Get Their First Win of Season

The Lions entered East Hickman with and 0-2 record, after playing two of the strongest teams in the state in their own classification. Friday night, the Lions would take on the Eagles and showed their dominance the entire night for the Lions first win of the season, and more importantly their first Region 6-2A win…

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LHS Tigers Survive to Improve Record to 2-1

For the third straight week, the Lexington Tiger football team relied on its defense. Friday night, the Tigers pulled of a victory over winless Liberty when the defense scored on a recovered fumble, with 5:37 remaining in the game. The Tiger defense forced seven turnovers and held off Liberty on the way to a 10-6…

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