Area Sports

Vikings’ run ends in first round of state tourney

by Barry DeLoach The Humboldt Vikings’ season came to end last Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Class A State Tournament, losing by three points to Knoxville Grace Academy. The Vikings did not play extremely well, faced a tall Rams team and struggled at the free throw line before falling 62-59. For the Humboldt fans…

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Vikings dominate in OT, headed to the ‘Boro

InterSTATE Bound by Barry DeLoach The Humboldt Vikings are good but to win it all you have to a have a little luck along the way. On Monday at home against the Middleton Tigers, Lady Luck was shining brightly as a free throw was wiped off the score board to keep the score at 72-72…

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Bulldog trio signs with colleges

Bulldog trio signs with colleges By Logan Watson Milan athletes have been a hot commodity among college recruiters as of late. Last week, three more Milan footballers made their marks to continue their academic and athletic careers at the next level. J.P. Porter, Cameron Oliver and Jordan Shepherd were each recognized in a joint ceremony…

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Headed to State

Vikings tame Tigers, will host sectional game   by Barry DeLoach It had been four years since the Vikings were able to hoist the Region 7A plaque as the Humboldt Vikings destroyed the Halls Tigers 89-45. Humboldt beat Halls by 17 and 25 points in their regular season meetings but in tourney time, you can…

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Gibson Co. Sports Hall of Fame announces 2017 inductees

Gibson Co. Sports Hall of Fame announces 2017 inductees Banquet set April 7 at Medina Elementary School     By Steve Short Sports standouts from Medina High School lead the class of 2017 inductees just announced for the Gibson Co. Sports Hall of Fame. Medina will host the 21st annual Hall of Fame banquet April 7…

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District Champs

Vikings claim district championship with a thriller by Barry DeLoach On Saturday night the Humboldt Vikings claimed their first District 14A title since 2013 with a thrilling 71-68 win over the Union City Tornadoes. The game was marred late with technical fouls on both squads in the last two seconds of the ballgame. Humboldt was…

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SGC’s Parker to walk on with Memphis

SGC’s Parker prowls with Tigers By Logan Watson South Gibson senior Lineman William Parker joined countless other high school football players across the country in national signing day ceremonies last Wednesday, accepting a preferred walk-on role at the University of Memphis. “This is an exciting day for William,” said Hornets Head Coach Scott Stidham. “We’re…

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Behind the Badge: MPD’s Glenn is shepherd to many flocks

  Behind the Badge: MPD’s Glenn is shepherd to many flocks By Logan Watson As one of the Milan Police Department’s Student Resource Officers, MPD Sergeant Nick Glenn can often be seen patrolling the halls of Milan High School or stoically standing watch at Bulldogs basketball games. His job: to ensure the safety of the…

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Medina to host county Sports Hall of Fame

Medina to host county Sports Hall of Fame for first time Banquet set April 7 at elementary school By Steve Short Step inside the Hornet’s Nest Museum in downtown Medina and you see in a glance that residents of the town take pride in their history. Photographs of city leaders and school graduation classes abound.…

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Lady Bulldog softball star commits to Shorter University

Westbrooks commits to Shorter University By Logan Watson Kendall Westbrooks, the Lady Bulldogs’ standout slugger and multi-sport athlete, officially announced last week that she has committed to play softball for Shorter University in Georgia once she finishes her high school career. The SU Hawks softball team has a history of excellence, including an NAIA Championship…

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