Area Sports

Pioneers suffer loss to Adamsville Cardinals, 41-7

By Lori Cathey The Gibson County Pioneers had their work cut out for them this past Friday night in the district match-up against the Adamsville Cardinals in Adamsville. During the first quarter the game had about a 30-minute delay due to the lights going out in the stadium. The Pioneers won the coin toss and…

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Junior Vikes stung 42-8 by Medina Hornets

ONE HANDED CATCH – Junior Vikings receiver, Braxton Johnson, grabbed this ball in the middle of several Hornet defenders. Johnson ran for 50 yards for the only TD on the night for Humboldt in the 42-8 loss to Medina Middle. Everything that could go wrong went wrong on Tuesday night at Medina as the Hornets…

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Vikings lose at West Carroll 12-7 Sat.

LOOKING FOR DAYLIGHT – Senior Tre Thomas looks for daylight on this pass play. Thomas did catch a 52-yard pass for a touchdown as the Vikings only score in the 12-7 loss on Saturday at West Carroll. Hurricane Harvey dropped 10 inches of rain on West Tennessee this past week and Vikings-War Eagles District 7A…

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Peabody plays focused volleyball in Gibson Co. win

By Gary Smith Playing focused volleyball helped the Peabody Lady Tide win a district match against rival Gibson County last week. In response to a loss to Milan in a non-district match played on Monday, Peabody Volleyball Coach Tracy Simmons said, “We continue to adjust our offensive lineup as we gain experience and confidence in…

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Peabody dropped in Region 7-2A slugfest

By Gary Smith As expected, Friday night’s Region 7-2A match-up between Peabody (ranked No. 3 in Class 2A state poll) and Union City (rated No. 5) proved to be a slugfest. The Golden Tide managed to take a 14-0 lead late in the first half, but the Tornadoes retaliated with 21 consecutive points to establish…

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‘Winter Phase’ powers Peabody to 27-21 OT win

By Gary Smith While Milan’s football team was built in the “Dawg Daze” of summer, Peabody’s squad was constructed in the “Winter Phase” of the off-season. Following Trenton’s 27-21 overtime win over cross-county rival Milan in an instant classic played last week at Walter Kilzer Stadium, Peabody Head Coach Shane Jacobs credited the winter weight…

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Hornets pounce on Tigers early for first win

Hornets pounce on Tigers early for win By Logan Watson The Hornets turned a lot of heads Friday night as they not only defeated the 4A Lexington Tigers, but defeated them soundly, leading 27 to zip at the end of the first half and cruising to a 34-14 finish. “We probably shocked a lot of…

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Tide’s 61 points take fight out of BTW Warriors

     By Gary Smith      The Peabody Golden Tide executed its offensive and defensive game plans for 61 points in the first half to take the fight out of the Booker T. Washington Warriors in a season-opener played last week in Trenton. Immediately following the 61-8 win over the Memphis team, the Peabody coaches and players turned…

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SGC blocks Tide’s bid for jamboree win

By Gary Smith      After finishing in a 0-0 tie with South Gibson County in a preseason jamboree football scrimmage last week, the Peabody Golden Tide will be attempting to clean up its game for Friday night’s season opener against Booker T. Washington of Memphis.      Evaluating Trenton’s performance in the scrimmage against South Gibson County, PHS…

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