Area Sports

Late Inning Score Pushes Lexington Past Forrest

Article by Blake Franklin- After losing to Forrest earlier in the week, the Lady Tigers found themselves back in the championship game facing them yet again on Friday afternoon, May 28. Lexington was shutout by Forrest in their first match-up but didn’t let that affect them in this game. Trailing by one run going into…

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Outdoor Truths

Memorial Day has always symbolized more than its original purpose. It is supposed to allow us to reflect on the lives of those who died while serving in the armed forces in the United States. We would do well to both remember that and to take a moment to actually do it in some fashion.…

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Lexington Lady Tigers Crowned Regional Champs

Article by Blake Franklin- After coming off a big win on Monday evening, the Lady Tigers would host the #1 softball team in the state of Tennessee on Wednesday night, May 19, 2021. Lexington would welcome South Gibson to town in what would be a demanding, yet accomplishing, night for the Lady Tigers. Lexington would…

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Lions Fall to Martin Westview to Conclude 2021 Baseball Season

Article by Blake Franklin- The Scotts Hill Lions baseball team hosted a crucial game last Monday night, May 17. This was an elimination game as the Lions took on Martin Westview with the winner advancing and the loser concluding their season. Scotts Hill came into the game with hopes of advancing further in postseason play.…

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Lady Tigers Head Back to State Tournament with Win Over Bolivar

Article by Blake Franklin- Friday, May 19, 2021 will be a day that the LHS Lady Tiger fans will remember looking back on this outstanding season Lexington is having thus far. Lexington hosted their sub-state game on this day and welcomed Bolivar to their home field. This game got out of hand quick for Bolivar…

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TFWC Concludes May Meeting

Release- The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission approved slight adjustments to hunting seasons at its May meeting which concluded Friday at the Discovery Park of America. The commission heard a spring turkey hunting season report, an update on quail management, the monitoring of sports fisheries, the latest to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s “On the…

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Lady Tigers Beat Milan for Spot in Regional Championship

Article by Blake Franklin- With their hopes of making it back into the regional championship game, the Lexington High School Lady Tiger softball team would have to take down the Lady Bulldogs of Milan in order to succeed. On Monday, May 17, the Lady Tigers welcomed Milan to the Henderson County Sportsplex, with the winner…

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Outdoor Truths

This is the year of the Cicadas. And no, a Cicada is not a new hybrid car. It’s actually a type of flying insect that some call a locust, even though they are not related to the locust. They arrive in droves only about every 13-17 years. Right now, you can hear them in the…

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Lexington Outlasts McNairy Central To Win District

Article by Blake Franklin- With the crowd packing the stands at the Henderson County Sportsplex on Thursday, May 13, to watch their Lady Tigers have a shot at winning District 14-AA, the Lady Tigers gave those in attendance a memory they won’t soon forget. Lexington trailed by three runs heading into the bottom of the…

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LMS Football Looking To Bring Excitement To Upcoming Season

Article by Blake Franklin- The Lexington Middle School Minutemen football team is readying themselves for an upcoming season that should bring plenty of excitement along with it. The Minutemen have been hard at work in the offseason with conditioning workouts and getting familiar with the playbook that is being installed for the upcoming season. This…

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