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APRIL 26-MAY 6 Area Sports Calendar April 26 (Wednesday): 4:30 p.m.-Dresden High School baseball doubleheader at McKenzie High School / West Carroll High School softball at Clarksburg High School. April 27 (Thursday): 4:00 p.m.-McKenzie High School track at USJ Invitational Meet; 5:00 p.m.-Clarksburg High School softball at Gleason High School / Huntingdon High School softball at Dresden High School / ...

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Rebels Top Pioneers, 4-1


HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Rebels Top Pioneers, 4-1 Rain Plagues Rest of Week BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (April 20) — McKenzie saw games rained out and rescheduled only to be rained out again all week save Thursday when the clouds allowed for a home contest against non-district foe Gibson County. The Rebels came out on top, 4-1, in a pitching ...

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Johnny Majors to Speak in Carroll County

Johnny Majors to Speak in Carroll County Former University of Tennessee Vols football coach Johnny Majors is the guest speaker for Boys Scouts of America banquet in Carroll County on Thursday, May 25. Majors was the coach at U.T. from 1977 to 1992. The event is at the Carroll County Civic Center. Tickets are $50 with dinner and $25 for ...

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Rebels Blank Cavaliers, Edge Bulldogs


HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Rebels Blank Cavaliers, Edge Bulldogs Senior Night Is Thursday BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com The Rebels improved on their winning record last week with a pair of district wins. Tuesday, they hosted Crockett County, shutting out the Cavaliers, 5-0. Ryan Calderon scored four goals, and Lucas Waddell had one goal and a pair of assists. Diego Calderon assisted ...

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Alumni Football Invades Carroll County

Alumni Football Invades Carroll County Rebels, Mustangs, Tigers, War Eagles To Compete BY ERNIE SMOTHERS smothers@mckenziebanner.com To aid with much-needed school fundraising for their respective alma maters, former high school football players from Huntingdon, McKenzie, Hollow Rock-Bruceton and West Carroll will don pads and helmets and relive their gridiron glory days by competing in full contact, four-quarter action on Friday, ...

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West Carroll Cross-Country Celebrates First Year


West Carroll Cross-Country Celebrates First Year West Carroll High School War Eagles first-ever cross-country team was honored with certificates recently by head coach Jason S. Martin, a high-school teacher at West Carroll. Participants in grades 9-12 included Destiny Montgomery, Sierra Voris, Keilee Price, Deidra Clark, Asia Emerson, Shelby Browning, Destini Roberson, Makenya Gaskin, Savannah Sutton, Paige Scruggs, Katie Holt, Haley ...

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McKenzie Rebels Crush Camden Lions, 16-1

McKenzie Rebels Crush Camden Lions, 16-1 BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com CAMDEN (April 20) — The McKenzie Middle School Rebels squeezed in a Thursday road game against the Lions during an otherwise drenched week, and didn’t waste time getting back off the field. The Rebels exploded for eleven runs in the second en route to a 16-1 win in three innings. ...

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Fillies Overpower Dresden, 8-1


Fillies Overpower Dresden, 8-1 BY ERNIE SMOTHERS smothers@mckenziebanner.com HUNTINGDON (April 20) — In District 13A high school softball action, the Huntingdon Fillies (23-8), fueled by the pitching of Adyn Swenson (7.0 innings, six strikeouts, three walks, five hits, one earned run) and RBI production of Leah Hayes (4), Cheyenne Childress (2) and Alli Jones (2), defeated the Dresden Lady Lions, ...

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Lady Rebels Fall to Lady Chargers, 7-1

Lady Rebels Fall to Lady Chargers, 7-1 BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com MARTIN (April 18) — Rain held the Lady Rebels to one game last week, a non-district contest against Westview. The Lady Chargers struck for four runs in the first, eventually taking the win, 7-1. Lady Charger Hope Gray drew a leadoff walk in the bottom of the first, and ...

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Looking Back


Looking Back From Our Archives… 10 YEARS AGO — High School Softball: McKenzie 9, Clarksburg 3; McKenzie 15, Carroll Academy 0; West Carroll 10, Clarksburg 9; West Carroll 8, Trenton-Peabody 7; West Carroll 7, Trenton-Peabody 6. *High School Baseball: McKenzie 9, Clarksburg 3; McKenzie 9, Clarksburg 2; Martin- Westview 12, McKenzie 2; McKenzie 11, Gleason 3; Scotts Hill 4, McKenzie ...

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