Area Sports

Trojanettes win Region 4 Championship

Trojanettes headed to Rupp Arena and Sweet 16 Lindsey and players “trust the process” “The Power of the Gold Pom-pom” By Thomas Wampler Jobe Regional Sports   Do not ever underestimate the “Power of the Gold Pom-pom.” “I think we had the most fans at every game,” said senior Bailey Pedigo. “We’ve got the best fans,…

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Oak Ridge acclaim at State

The Oak Ridge Warriors hosted the first round of the KCAA State Tournament against the Assumption Horseman from Independence, KY last Tuesday.  The game started out neck and neck with the Horsemen taking the lead early and holding on all the way until halftime where the Warriors found themselves down by 9.  The Warriors came…

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Lady Cats vs Apollo

The Edmonson County Lady Cats season has ended.  Their last match up was during Region play on Feb. 28 at the Owensboro SportsCenter.  Competition for the evening was the Apollo E-gals, who is ranked fifth in the Region.  The Lady Cats ranked second (with a record of 24 – 8) in the Region were hopeful…

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Layers of Love – Gives fans cookie jars

By Thomas Wampler Jobe Regional Sports  Metcalfe County and Barren County basketball fans got a surprise at last week’s basketball game. Over 20 participants in the “Layers of Love” program gave fans from both schools special cookie jars they made. “They had a lot of fun making them and probably even more fun and joy…

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Oak Ridge Senior Night

  Oak Ridge Christian Academy held their senior night on Feb. 9.  The varsity girls and boys teams competed against Northside at home.  Both squads came off with wins; Lady Warriors 43 to Northside 34 and Warriors 70 to Northside 48.  It was a packed house full of supporters ready to cheer on their Warriors…

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District Tourney time

It is almost that time of year for some basketball.  District Tournament to be exact.  Edmonson County High School will be hosting District Tourney this year.  Athletic Director, Kyle Pierce had this to say, “We’re really looking forward to hosting the girls & boys district tournament. There is a lot of work and planning that goes…

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Metcalfe County Middle School players named All-Stars

By Jennifer Moonsong Central Division, General Manager Jobe Publishing, Inc.   Two MCMS  Hornet Basketball players have been given the prestigious honor of being deemed All-Stars. Charles Thomas Branstetter and Hudson Jessie were nominated to be on the Southern Kentucky Middle School Basketball All-Star 7th Grade team. Coaches throughout Southern Kentucky nominated 7th and 8th…

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Hornets overcome by Wildcats in overtime 66-63

By Thomas Wampler Jobe Regional Sports It was a game filled with clutch plays by both teams when the Hornets and Wildcats tangled last week at Metcalfe County High School. In the end, it was the Wildcats who got the last shot and the 66-63 overtime victory. Trevor Fields got the hometown crowd into the…

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Hornets win two out of three in Caveland Classic

By Thomas Wampler/ Jobe Regional Sports The Hornets won two of three in Rafferty’s/Double Dogs Caveland Classic held at Edmonson County during the holiday break from school. They opened the tournament with a win over Edmonson County 71-64 and lost their second game to Grayson County 71-63.  The Hornets defeated Hart County 74-60 in their…

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