Area Sports

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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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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