Area Sports

SH Lady Lions Finish Camps

Article by Greg McClain- The Lady Lions Basketball team has played in a few camps this summer and will finish this week in a camp at Bethel. Coach Tracy Chandler talks about what he wanted to get out of the camps, “It’s all about experimenting and finding out what the girls can do and finding…

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Tigers Basketball Working Hard in Summer Session

Article by Kerry Mallard- Although the season is five months away, the LHS Tigers Basketball team is hard at work during a hectic summer schedule. The Tigers have had a couple of grind sessions, a camp at Bethel, and a couple more camps on the horizon. With all the activity, the Tigers are working on…

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Lady Tigers Split Games At Bethel

Article by Kerry Mallard- Lexington’s Lady Tigers started the path that will lead to the season basketball opener on Monday when they traveled to the Bethel Camp. The first two games of the camp were played at Gleason High School. Lexington defeated Dyer County in game one and lost to Gleason in game two. The…

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Foul Lines To Field Goals

Article by Greg McClain- Welcome all. With it being the first part of June, there is only one logical sport to cover this week; college football. I know we could talk baseball for the 10th time in three months or the NBA Finals, more on that next week. However, I have an itch that I…

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Bard and Mayo Selected for the Blue-Grey Super Combine in Dallas

Article Submitted- Myles Mayo and Duerell Bard competed in the Blue-Grey regional combine at Pope John Paul II High in Nashville, Tennessee on May 4, 2019. They were among 150 prospects. Parents, coaches, teammates and the community are excited to say that Myles Mayo and Duerell Bard were two of the 20 selected. On June…

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Duante Melton Signs With Jackson State Community College

Article by Kerry Mallard- Last week, Lexington’s Daunte Melton was surrounded with family and friends as he signed to play basketball with Jackson State Community College. Melton, a 6’4” center/forward, had an outstanding senior season at LHS and will continue his career at JSCC. Daunte averaged 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers this…

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Union’s Kelley Named D2CCA All-South Region

Article Submitted- Kaitlyn Kelley, a 5-foot-7 freshman from Lexington, Tennessee, earned first team All-Region honors at shortstop. Kelley led the Union University Lady Bulldogs with a .431 average, 56 starts, 55 runs, 81 hits, 21 doubles, 14 home runs and 64 RBI. She also added two triples, had a slugging percentage of .787 and an…

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Henderson County South Softball Hires New Head Coach

Article by Greg McClain- The Henderson County South Softball team has hired a new softball coach. Lindsey Davis will take over the program. She is from Lexington, Tennessee, played softball at Bethel University and was a graduate assistant coach for Bethel. This is an unbelievable hire for the middle school program, being able to get…

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LHS Lady Tigers Softball Ready for Summer Camps and Scrimmages

Article by Kerry Mallard- After a very successful postseason in which the Lady Tigers finished runner-up in the state tournament, Lexington returned to business as usual last week and started working on the 2020 season. The Lady Tigers held their annual tryouts to field the team roster for the next season. Several players were on…

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