Area Sports

The Hornets Collide With Clinton County

By Johnnie Tarter Jobe Publishing Contributor   As you would expect, the faceoff between the Metcalfe County Hornets and Clinton County’s Bulldogs did not disappoint. Both teams fought till the final buzzer, in a night of questionable calls and high emotions that filled the Hornet gym. The Hornets and the Bulldogs came out with high…

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Hornets win with 76 to 67 over Cumberland

Johnnie Tarter Jobe Publishing Contributor   Peyton Dial led the Hornets to their victory over Cumberland County, with 31 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists. Senior Boston Devore kick-started the game scoring the first bucket. The Hornets ended the first quarter down 20-14 but rallied back to end the first half up 34-29 over the…

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Hornets ready for “war” in 16th District

Metcalfe sets their sights on post-season play, Brockman likes “fight” in his team By Thomas Wampler Jobe Publishing News and Sports   Coach Brandon Brockman knows that in district play in the regular season and in the post-season tournament, the Hornets need to be ready for “war.” Throw out the record books when these four…

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Hart County Raider Basketball

By ROWDY RAIDER Sports Contributor Panthers Roll In 1St Quarter E-Town came out smoking last week as they led to the Raiders, 29-10 at the end of the 1st quarter.  Braydon Bell led the Raiders in the quarter as he scored 6 points while Jordon Burden nailed a 3 ball. Devin Roten pitched in 5…

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Winning way: 4-H Shooting Sports

  Metcalfe County 4-H youth participated last weekend in the State 4-H Shoot. The 22 pistol, 22 long rifle, air rifle, and air pistol teams shot Saturday at Bluegrass Sportsman League in Wilmore, KY. The teams consisted of the following students in these age decisions: 9-11 Kelsey Shive Sarah Hurt Justin Lessenberry Oaklee Fugate Issac…

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Metcalfe County Cheerleaders leading the way in 2019

By Thomas Wampler Jobe News and Sports Contributor   Coach Summer Glass and the 2019 cheerleaders have worked hard all summer and are ready now to have some fun on Friday nights. “This group of girls have gained valuable experience and we feel really confident going into this year,” Glass began. “They worked hard on…

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Lady Hornet Volleyball team confident in 2019

By Thomas Wampler Jobe News and Sports Contributor   Coach Whitney Estes and the Lady Hornets volleyball are excited about the 2019 season. “The season started out pretty good so far,” Estes began. “Our girls are positive with their attitudes and they have come out strong and ready to play this year.” Estes says one…

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Hornets hungry for return to success in 2019

By Thomas Wampler Jobe News and Sports Contributor   Last season, the Class 2A Metcalfe County Hornets went 2-9 with an 8-7 win over Adair County and a 56-14 thrashing of Caverna. In between, those victories were some close games and some blowouts. Where are the 2019 Hornets at as they prepare to open the…

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Raiders Over Colonels

By ROWDY RAIDER The first game of the season was not pretty, but getting the first win is important especially when you replaced 13 seniors. The Raiders got the running clock going with 10:43 left in the 3rd quarter to get the win, 44-12. The Raiders jumped on the Colonels on the first play from…

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Metcalfe Sports: Lady Hornets Tennis

By Thomas Wampler Jobe Regional Sports Gallagher #1 and Deckard #2 in singles; Coleman and Devore doubles champs Members of the Lady Hornet tennis team took top honors at the District 16 tournament held last week at the Russell Estes Tennis Courts in Edmonton. Kylee Coleman and Gabby Devore took the doubles championship. Konnor Gallagher…

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