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Gleason Splits Victories with Lake County

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Gleason Splits Victories with Lake County BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com TIPTONVILLE (December 8) — The Gleason High School basketball teams hit the road Friday to face district foe Lake County. The Lady Bulldogs took care of business early and rolled to a 6335 victory. The Falcons likewise dominated the first quarter en route to an 81-44 win. ...

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West Carroll Sweeps Central

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL West Carroll Sweeps Central BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com ATWOOD (December 8) — West Carroll High School hosted Central for a pair of district basketball contests Friday night. The Lady War Eagles took a big lead early en route to a 57-41 win. The War Eagles followed suit, winning the nightcap, 66-48. West Carroll Lady War Eagles 57, ...

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Third Annual Holiday Hoopfest At WCHS Begins Saturday

Third Annual Holiday Hoopfest At WCHS Begins Saturday The Third Annual Holiday Hoopfest, hosted by West Carroll Junior/Senior High School in Atwood, begins Saturday, December 16. Participating this year are middle school basketball teams from McKenzie, Huntingdon, West Carroll, Northeast Middle, USJ and Rose Hill. Six games will be played Saturday. First, at 10 a.m., girls from McKenzie and Rose ...

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Lady Rebels Edge Bradford, Rebels Fall

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Lady Rebels Edge Bradford, Rebels Fall BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com BRADFORD (December 7) — The McKenzie High School basketball teams hit the road Thursday for a pair of contests in Bradford. The Lady Rebels went back-and-forth against the Lady Red Devils and came out ahead in the end, 32-30. The Rebels kept the nightcap close, but fell ...

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McKenzie Lady Rebel Soccer Celebrates Historic Season with Banquet

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McKenzie Lady Rebel Soccer Celebrates Historic Season with Banquet BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (December 7) — Players, coaches, parents and supporters gathered at McKenzie High School Thursday evening to celebrate a historic season for the Lady Rebel soccer team in which the team advanced to the state tournament. Following a delicious meal catered by Big Daddy’s BBQ, first-year head ...

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Looking Back

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Looking Back From Our Archives… 10 YEARS AGO — The McKenzie High School Rebels were defeated by South Pittsburg, 5220, in the TSSAA Class 1A State Championship game in Murfreesboro. The Rebels finished with a record of 13-2. *Former Trezevant High School football player and NFL Hall of Famer Gene Hickerson was announced as an inductee into the Tennessee Sports ...

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McKenzie Sweeps Clarksburg

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL McKenzie Sweeps Clarksburg BY BRAD SAM brad@mckenziebanner.com McKENZIE (December 5) — McKenzie High School opened district play Tuesday, hosting Clarksburg. The Lady Rebels jumped ahead early and held off a late Lady Rocket rally for a 46-40 win. The Rockets kept it close in the first half, but the Rebels ran away with the third quarter for ...

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Weeks Named Bethel Softball Coach

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Weeks Named Bethel Softball Coach McKENZIE — Bethel University Director of Athletics Dale Kelley announced Monday the University has chosen John Weeks as the new Head Softball Coach at the University. Weeks replaces Ellen Renfroe Reed who recently resigned the position. Weeks is currently the owner of the Impact Sports Academy in Henderson, Tennessee. The Academy is softball base driven ...

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Carroll Academy Lady Jaguars End Historic Losing Streak

Carroll Academy Lady Jaguars End Historic Losing Streak HUNTINGDON (December 1) — After 12 years and 312 consecutive losses, the Carroll Academy Lady Jaguars defeated the visiting Immaculate Conception Cathedral, 29-27, in double overtime Friday. The win puts and end to what is considered to be the longest high school losing streak in the nation’s history. The streak, and now ...

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