Area Sports

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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Holden, Creasy sign scholarships with Freed-Hardeman

Bulldogs baseballers ink scholarships with FHU Lions By Logan Watson Bulldogs baseballers Mason Holden and Connor Creasy made it official Monday morning, signing athletic scholarships with Freed-Hardeman University after committing to the FHU Lions back in August. “This is my eleventh year as head coach,” said Lions skipper Jonathan Estes. “I thought we had the…

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Marching Bulldogs finish 3rd, Drum Majors 1st in State

Marching Bulldogs finish Third in state contest Purple Pride drum majors win First in state By Steve Short A police escort and cheerleader squad gave the Milan High School band a royal welcome home Sunday afternoon, after the band finished third overall in the Tennessee Division II Marching Band Championship in Smyrna Nov. 5. Elizabethton…

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Mayor leads Healthy Halloween Walk to open new park trail

Mayor leads Healthy Halloween Walk to open new park trail By Steve Short Milan Mayor B.W. Beasley and other city leaders were joined by children and adults Saturday, Oct. 29 for a leisurely stroll on the new walking trail at City Park. A ceremonially ribbon cutting and the Mayor’s Healthy Halloween Walk were held for…

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Lady Hornet golfers win State Runners-Up

Lady Hornet golfers make SGC history Team finishes as State Runners-Up By Logan Watson Sally Tiger, Bentley Davis and Rachel Tiger made history for South Gibson County High School last week, finishing as runners-up at the State Division I Championship Golf Tournament at Manchester’s Willowbrook Golf Club. South Gibson’s ladies finished with a final score…

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SGC 5-0 after trouncing Bobcats 36-22

SGC 5-0 after trouncing Bobcats 36-22 By Logan Watson The Hornets earned their first Region win of the season Friday night, bowling over a talented McNairy Central team with their ground-and-pound style of offense. The Bobcats proved to be SGC’s toughest opponents yet, putting up one heck of a fight with an impressive passing game…

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