Area Sports

Lexington Shutout by Hardin County

  For the second time this season the Lexington Tiger football team suffered a shutout loss. The Tigers, 2-6 overall and 1-3 in region play, lost 7-0 to Riverside in week two of the season. Lexington had not been shut out twice in a season since 2001. That 17 year streak is one that none…

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UT Martin Skyhawks Sports Minute

  The University of Tennessee at Martin Football Team is in need of a jump start. With a loss this past Saturday to Eastern Kentucky, the Skyhawks have fallen to 1-5 overall. Their lone win has been against OVC school and Rival Austin Peay. That was a big win but The Skyhawks could not parlay…

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Scotts Hill Lions Fall Heading into Their Bye Week

The Lions of Scotts Hill faced off against Hardin County in a mismatched game. Hardin County, which is two classifications higher than Scotts Hill, dominated the entire game. The Lions did have opportunities to get on the board but could not seem to finish drives when they needed to. The game started with Hardin County…

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Lady Tigers Soccer Season Ends in District Tournament

After a long run of district and region titles, the Lady Tiger Soccer team ended its season early last week in the first round of the district tournament. Lexington lost to McNairy in the quarter-finals last Thursday and took the early exit. Lexington had finished the regular season with a win and had some momentum…

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LMS Loses Close One with Bolivar

Lexington Middle School’s Minutemen had their game rained out two weeks ago, so last week LMS had to double up and play two games in three days. Last Tuesday, the Minutemen played Bolivar and lost a close one, 14-8. Bolivar started off the game with an onside kick and while the kick was successful, the…

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Volleyball Season Comes to End for LHS Lady Tigers

After defeating longtime rival Chester County two weeks ago on senior night, the Lady Tigers met Chester County, again, last Tuesday in the semi-final game of the district tournament. This time, the Lady Tigers came up short in a marathon match that went 5 games. Chester County defeated Lexington, 3-2 (15-25), (25-18), (25-16), (13-25) and…

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LMS Ends Season At Decatur County

Lexington Middle School finished off a very busy week playing two games in three days last Thursday at Decatur County and took a 24-8 loss to end the season. The Minutemen selected to go on defense first and on the first play from scrimmage, Jack Taylor picked off a Decatur County pass and returned it…

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LHS Lady Tigers Volleyball Clinch 2nd Seed in District

Last week, the regular season ended for volleyball and the Lady Tigers split a pair of key district games to claim the 2nd seed in the district tournament. As a result, Lexington got a first-round bye in the tournament and played in the semi-finals last night against the winner of Chester County and McNairy. A…

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Scotts Hill Falls to Hickman County

The Scotts Hill Lions faced off against the Hickman County Bulldogs last Friday night. It was a hard-fought game, but Hickman County eventually came away with the win. The Lions started the game with the ball. On the first play from scrimmage, a bad snap forced the Lions deep into their own territory, foreshadowing a…

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LHS Tigers Enter Bye Week at 2-5

Lexington enters its week off with a record of 2-5 and in the midst of a four-game losing streak. Last week, the Tigers had another close ballgame which ended in a disappointing loss. Lexington fell to South Side, 21-14, which gives the Tigers a 1-2 record in region play. The good news is Lexington has…

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