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Hornet Preview

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   There will be a lot of new Hornet faces on the floor this year for Metcalfe County. After graduating five seniors, including two of the 4th region’s best, minutes and scoring will be coming from a young group of Hornets. While Metcalfe might not be a 16th district…

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Raiders’ depth and determination helps win the 4th quarter

By T. Wampler JPI Sports   The Hart County High School Raider football team has done something very few sports teams get to experience – an undefeated season. The Raiders are a perfect 12-0 as they prepare for round three of the playoffs, facing the 11-1 Union County Braves on Friday, November 17. Head Coach…

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History-Making Soccer Season

Katrina England Reporter Hart Co. News-Herald   Hart County Raider athletes continue making history for the school, and the boys soccer team is no exception. They’ve just completed their best season in program history, finishing with a (win-loss-tie) record of 13-6-2. It is the highest winning percentage in team history. “The 13 wins match the…

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Raiders’ magic ride continues with 28-21 win over Scotties

By T. Wampler JPI Sports   Coach Chad Griffin and the Hart County Raiders continued their magic carpet ride knocking off the Glasgow High School Scotties 28-21m ending their season in round three of the state playoffs. The mighty Raiders run their record to a perfect 12-0. In the 1968 song by Steppenwolf, the lyrics…

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Bear Camp

By Allyson Dix Jobe Publishing, Inc. allyson@jobeinc.com   Growing up, Rick Hammontree’s grandfather in Pennsylvania took him on his first fishing adventures at a young age–a trip that would ultimately lead him to a love for hunting wildlife. “While visiting my grandfather there, I noticed he had Field & Stream and Outdoor Life books back…

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Colonels crushed by Raiders 46-6

By T. Wampler, Jobe Sports Caverna High School welcomed Hart County to Weaver Field last Friday night, but the visitors were not too kind. The 3A Raiders crushed the Colonels 46-6. The highlight of the game for the Colonels was when Tyson Martin raced 65 yards on a fumble recovery to pull Caverna within 14-6.…

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Dragons spoil Trojans Homecoming

Green County shutouts Barren County 33-0 By T. Wampler Jobe Sports The Barren County faithful fans had little to celebrate on the field for their 2023 Homecoming. The Dragons spoiled the Trojan celebration shutting out the home team 33-0. The Barren County High School fans did not let the 20-0 halftime score keep them silent…

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Metcalfe Falls in Double Overtime

Metcalfe County Football traveled to Casey County Friday night to take on the Casey County Rebels. Trailing 14-6 late in the fourth quarter, Byron Kirkland-Lundy ran a Rebel kickoff back for a touchdown. C.T. Branstetter followed up the touchdown with a successful two-point conversion to tie the game 14-14. Metcalfe’s defense stood strong, keeping the…

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Barren County-Glasgow Spirit Fest

Glasgow High and Barren County Schools join forces By T. Wampler, Jobe Sports  Barren County Judge/Executive Jamie Byrd likes it when a plan comes together. Byrd was beaming last week during the first-ever Barren County-Glasgow Spirit Fest. The support and turnout she received last Wednesday night for the community pep rally was tremendous. Byrd says…

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