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2A Hornets thump 6A Trojans 27-13 in season opener

By T. Wampler Jobe News and Sports   Barren County High School traveled to Metcalfe County to open the season. The two teams play almost every season. They could not play in the crazy COVID year of 2020 when every school was scrambling to find and keep games. Barren crushed Metcalfe in 2019 the last…

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Scotties beat Panthers 49-35, Scott scores fours 4 TD’s

By T. Wampler Jobe News and Sports   The Glasgow High School Scotties were shutout in their home opener against the Wofford Yellow Jackets. Something that does not happen often with Coach Jeff Garmon and the 3A Glasgow Scotties. They had a problem with penalties in that game and, that issue with flags didn’t disappear…

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Metcalfe County High School Names New Girls Basketball Head Coach

Torrie Osbon Communications Director   On August 10, Metcalfe County High School announced that Greg Stephens will be the new head coach of the girls’ basketball team. Stephens has served as a coach and teacher for more than 30 years. He recently coached boys and girls basketball at a school in Florida, where he also…

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Williamson signs to shoot archery for CU

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Hannah Williamson, a 2021 graduate of Hart County High School, will continue her archery career as a Campbellsville University (CU) Tiger. She signed with CU in late March, supported by her parents, Leon and Elizabeth Williamson, along with several other family members, friends, and former coaches. Hannah…

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Tanner Jessie Selected to Play in 2021 Hawaii Tiki Bowl

By Johnnie Tarter Jobe Publishing Contributor   Metcalfe County’s Tanner Jessie, son of Teddy and Angela Jessie, will get an opportunity of a life time later this year. After a selection committee saw football highlights, on Tanner’s Hudl page, a representative contacted him offering the opportunity to play in this year’s 2021 Tiki Bowl in…

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Lady Hornets hand Russell County their first loss of the season

By Johnnie Tarter Jobe Publishing Contributor   Not only did the Lady Hornets dish out Russell County’s Lady Lakers their first loss of the season but it’s also the first time Metcalfe’s Softball Program has beat Russell since May 2nd, 2013, according to KHSAA. “This was a really good win for us,” says Lady Hornet…

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Speed Skating: Experiencing the excitement of the sport

Mary Beth Sallee Reporter, Hart County News-Herald   Speed skating may not be a sport often highlighted, especially locally, but it certainly isn’t for the faint of heart. Speed skating consists of a group of individuals that race each other on a 100-meter flat indoor track or a 200-meter or larger outdoor track. They wear…

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“Shooters Shoot”

By Johnnie Tarter Jobe Publishing Contributor Lady Hornets have 3 players reach 1,000 point milestone The Lady Hornets have worked hard this season with a few hurdles from quarantining to sideline injuries. At this time they are standing at a 13-9 record for the season. However, 3 players from the Lady Hornet Program reached their…

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Lady Hornets Are Fearless

By Johnnie Tarter Jobe Publishing Contributor   The first time since 1997, the Lady Hornets and Hornets are both District 16 Champions. Just like Daniel, in the lion’s den, the Lady Hornets showed no fear when they took on Russell County’s Lady Lakers, in the District Championship game. “I am so happy to celebrate this…

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Hornets Avenge Regular Season Loses

By Johnnie Tarter Jobe Publishing Contributor   All the hard work has paid off. It’s been 20 long years since their last District Championship win but that title will once again display proudly in Metcalfe’s trophy case. In front of a spirited crowd, Coach Brandon Brockman and the Hornets took to the court with a…

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