Sports - Carroll County

Mustangs improve to 8-0 in district

By russellBUSH The Huntingdon High School Mustangs only played two games last week because of prom but the Mustangs made the most of a short schedule by winning over the Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central Tigers on Tuesday at Huntingdon 11-0 and following that up with a 12-4 win over the Tigers at Bruceton on Wednesday. The…

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Lady Rebs split against Lady Tigers

jimSTEELE sportswriter The McKenzie Lady Rebels softball team opened their District 13A double dip Thursday with Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central High School by cracking the big bats early and often. The Lady Tigers had their revenge in the nightcap. In the opening game, McKenzie scored nine first-inning runs and broke to a 12-0 victory. The Lady…

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Cord Maddox bags what may be record turkey

ronPARK sports editor It hasn’t yet been confirmed by the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), but the massive gobbler Huntingdon resident Cord Maddox bagged last week in Henry County may very well be a new state record. According to Maddox, he shot the turkey at around 7 a.m. on April 10 while hunting with friend…

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Lady War Eagles top Lady Tigers 10-4

ronPARK sports editor The West Carroll High School Lady War Eagles took off for an early lead and stayed ahead through the entire game during their 10-4 win over the Hollow Rock-Bruceton Central High School Lady Tigers April 4 at Central. West Carroll’s Katelyn Cherry opened up the game with a triple, and additional base…

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Fillies struggle 3-2 for the week

By russellBUSH The Fillies got off to a good start for the week with a doubleheader win over Gleason in district play, 11-1 and 8-0. But then the bats went cold as the Fillies lost 1-0 in Atwood to West Carroll and then suffered back to back losses on Friday to Camden 2-0 and to…

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Mustangs continue hot start on diamond to begin season

By russellBUSH The Huntingdon Mustangs continued their hot start for the season this past week as they won all four games they played and had one game rained out. The Mustangs began the week with a 12-0 win over Dresden and then defeated Union City 8-5, Adamsville 12-2 and Meadville, Mo. 10-0. Mustangs 12 Lions…

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Clarksburg spotlights student athletes

ronPARK sports editor Junior high and high school basketball players, managers, and cheerleaders at Clarksburg School were honored for their achievements and contributions March 10 during this year’s athletic banquet in the old school gymnasium. Clarksburg alumnus Billy Murphy served as guest speaker at the banquet, providing some of is own memories from the history…

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Fillies knocked out by Hampton at state

ronPARK sports editor “I don’t feel like they beat us. I feel like we beat ourselves,” said Huntingdon senior Jesica Keith following the Fillies’ season-ending loss to the Hampton Lady Bulldogs Thursday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the Class A Girls High School State Basketball Tournament at MTSU’s Murphy Center in Murfreesboro. And to Fillies…

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