Vikings are state runner up

By Amber Adams The Mighty Vikings of Humboldt rolled right through the competition in the first two rounds of the State Tournament. Humboldt found themselves preparing for the State Championship against Columbia Academy this past Saturday night. The Vikings battled hard but some clutch three pointers, and questionable calls left Humboldt with the short end…

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Vikings headed back to the ‘Big Dance’

by Amber Adams   The Humboldt Vikings are currently packing their bags to make the 172-mile trip to the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro to compete in the state tournament. The Vikes punched their ticket when they faced off with Memphis Academic of Health Science School and pulled off the 62-60 overtime win. Humboldt 62 MAHS…

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Vikings win the 7A regional championship

    by Amber Adams The Humboldt Vikings and Peabody Golden Tide are no strangers to each other. Both teams had met up three times already and played their fourth game on Monday night in the regional championship game at UT Martin. Humboldt beat the Tide twice in regular season action, but lost in the…

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DeLoach honored for covering decades of Humboldt sports

Mr. Sports by Amber Adams One of Humboldt biggest sports fans was recognized during Friday’s basketball games against Trinity Christian Academy. Barry DeLoach, former sport writer and photographer for the Humboldt Chronicle, was honored for his service covering Humboldt sports for over 20 years. In between the Vikings’ and Lady Vikings’ games Friday night, DeLoach…

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Celebration honors late coach Boykin

  by Amber Adams The late Humboldt Viking basketball coach Thomas Ray Boykin was memorialized Friday afternoon in front of a packed crowd during a ceremony held at the Humboldt Jr./Sr. High School gymnasium. The city and school board were both eager to make this happen after his passing earlier this year and name the…

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