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Rebels Crowned District 13A Tournament Champions

Rebels Champs

McKenzie Defeats Huntingdon in Barnburner, 53-50 By Ernie Smothers   smothers@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (February 20) — Before a capacity crowd inside Bethel University’s Crisp Arena, the McKenzie Rebels, fueled by fierce inside scoring by Brandon Baucum and Tyler King and three-point marksmanship of eventual tournament Most Valuable Player Preston Henderson, avenged its regular-season sweep by Huntingdon to defeat the Mustangs in a ...

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Area Sports Calendar

FEBRUARY 23-MARCH 2 Area Sports Calendar February 23 (Thursday): 6:30 p.m.-Region 7 1A Basketball Tournament-Girls-satellite action at higher seed- Union City at Huntingdon / Gibson County at Dresden / Gleason at Peabody / Clarksburg at Greenfield February 24 (Friday): 6:30 p.m.-Region 7 1A Basketball Tournament-Boys-satellite action at higher seed Huntingdon and McKenzie-opponent to be determined. February 25 (Saturday): Bethel University ...

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Looking Back

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Looking Back From Our Archives… 10 YEARS AGO — District 13A Boys Basketball Tournament: The West Carroll War Eagles defeated McKenzie, 96-83, in the championship game, while Clarksburg topped Big Sandy, 69-58, in the consolation contest. War Eagle Lorenzo Stewart was named the District Most Valuable Player. *District 13A Girls Basketball Tournament: The Clarksburg Lady Rockets bested Hollow Rock-Bruceton, 78-70, ...

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Fillies are District 13A Champions

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Fillies are District 13A Champions Lady Bulldogs Win Consolation BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (February 18) — Fans who packed Bethel University’s Crisp Arena Saturday for the District 13A Girls Championship and Consolation games weren’t disappointed as both were thrilling, tight contests. The Clarksburg Lady Rockets trailed by just a point early in the fourth quarter before the Gleason Lady ...

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District 13A Girls Basketball Honors

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District 13A Girls Basketball Honors McKENZIE (February 18) — Following the District 13A Championship at Bethel University’s Crisp Arena Saturday, players from the district were honored as members of the All-District, All-Tournament, Defensive and Academic Teams. Named to the All-District Team were: From Huntingdon, Jesica Keith (Most Valuable Player), Taylor Smith and Marisa Belew; from Dresden, Millie Bryant, Mary Grace ...

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War Eagles Bow to Eagles

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TNT JUNIOR HIGH STATE TOURNAMENT War Eagles Bow to Eagles SPRINGFIELD (February 16) — In TNT State Junior High Basketball action, the West Carroll War Eagles battled gamely in AA action before concluding their stellar season via a loss to the fast and physical Jackson Christian School Eagles. The War Eagles qualified for the TNT State Tournament by posting an ...

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Rebels, Mustangs Advance to Title Game

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DISTRICT 13A BOYS SEMIFINALS Rebels, Mustangs Advance to Title Game BY ERNIE SMOTHERS smothers@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (February 17) — In District 13A high school basketball semifinal action inside Bethel University’s Crisp Arena, the Huntingdon Mustangs, fueled by the stellar play of Keeton Bailey, Tyrese Mebane and Jeremiah Pearson, defeated the Jeremiah Bryant and Jack Johnson- led West Carroll War Eagles, 66-52. ...

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Fillies, Lady Lions Earn Championship Bids

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DISTRICT 13A GIRLS BASKETBALL SEMIFINALS Fillies, Lady Lions Earn Championship Bids BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (February 16) — The Huntingdon Fillies and the Dresden Lady Lions punched their tickets to the District 13A Championship Game in Thursday night’s semifinal matches at Bethel University’s Crisp Arena. The Fillies dominated the Clarksburg Lady Rockets, 76-42, in the opener, but the Gleason ...

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Milan’s William Berry Inks with Bethel Soccer

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Milan’s William Berry Inks with Bethel Soccer BY DAVE MCCULLEY Bethel University Sports Information Director MILAN — The Bethel University Men’s Soccer program stayed close to home recently signing Milan (TN) High School standout William Berry. William is the son of Jay & Cherise Black/ Keith & Michelle Berry of Milan and will major in Criminal Justice. William started for ...

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