Humboldt Chronicle - Sports

Star still shining, Bradford taking basketball career to next phase

Former Viking standout, Mr. Basketball winner Desonta Bradford named ETSU assistant for player development by Danny Wade One of Humboldt’s favorite sons is still at it, making a name for himself. Desonta Bradford continues to achieve in his basketball career and was named assistant for player development with his alma mater East Tennessee State University.…

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Martin named to All-American team

Freed-Hardeman junior Kortland Martin, a management major from Humboldt, Tenn., was named an NAIA All-American Honorable Mention after averaging 16.9 points per game – fifth in the AMC – on 38-percent shooting from behind the arc. He scored a career-high 44 points against Missouri Baptist on senior day, setting a new single-game Lions scoring record.…

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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 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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Colvin going into TSSAA Hall of Fame

by Steve Short Tommy Colvin, former girls basketball coach at Humboldt High School, will be among nine new inductees in the TSSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2019. He also had coaching stints at University School of Jackson, Trenton Peabody and most recently Crockett County. TSSAA made the announcement Thursday. Nine new members will be…

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Former Humboldt, Peabody coach Colvin going into TSSAA Hall of Fame

Former Humboldt, Peabody basketball coach Colvin going into TSSAA Hall of Fame By Steve Short / Mirror-Exchange Tommy Colvin, former girls basketball coach at Humboldt and Trenton Peabody, now an assistant at Crockett Co., will be among nine new inductees in the TSSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2019. TSSAA made the announcement Thursday. Nine…

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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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