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Strong Season for Hornets

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   The Hornets entered the season a heavy underdog. A young team, a year removed from graduating two of the best players in the fourth region. A lot may not have been expected, but a lot was accomplished. The Hornets battled their way to the fourth region tournament after…

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Lady Hornet a Look Back

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   The Lady Hornets entered the basketball season ranked amongst the top teams in the 4th region. Despite beginning the season 5-8, the Lady Hornets finished it showing that is where they belonged all along. When the calendar turned over, the Lady Hornets won ten of their next eleven.…

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Lady Hornet Heartbreak

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   The 2024 postseason felt like one of destiny for the Lady Hornets. After securing their fourth straight district title, Metcalfe received a favorable fourth region draw that kept them opposite of region favorite, Franklin Simpson (29-1). Following a first-round upset of 15th district champion, Warren East (26-4), by…

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Hornets Fall In OT

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   The Hornets traveled to E.A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green last Wednesday in pursuit of their first victory in the 4th region tournament since 2006, when Metcalfe finished 4th region runner up. As always, the Metcalfe fan base filled Diddle with maroon in support of the Hornets. With…

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Maddux Miracle Propels Hornets in District

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   Playing Sunday evening, the Hornets opened their first-round game against Monroe County confidently. Behind a 26-point performance from Cade Button and a dominating 21-point and 18-rebound performance from Hudson Jessie, the Hornets led most of the first half, taking a 36-32 lead into the break. The Falcons rallied…

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Dynasty Continues with Four-Peat Performance

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer Continuing their dominance over the 16th district, the Lady Hornets once again took to the ladders to cut down the nets! For the fourth consecutive season, the Lady Hornets will wear the crown of the 16th district tournament champion. Metcalfe County will now enjoy their ninth consecutive 4th region…

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Hornets Hope for Diddle Run

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   Coming off their impressive 16th district run, the Hornets will match up against Glasgow (10-16) in the first round of the 4th region tournament at 7:30 PM CST Wednesday night. The 15th district champion Scotties will also be coming off an impressive district-run, having defeated Warren East (19-11)…

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Diddle Bound

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   The Lady Hornets (19-12) will travel to E.A. Diddle Arena on the campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green Monday night for a 7:30 PM first-round region tournament matchup against the 14th district runner-up, South Warren Lady Spartans (13-16). The Lady Hornets squared off against the Lady…

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Lady Hornets Finish Regular Season with Pair of Wins

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   The Lady Hornets played the final three games of their regular season this past week, hosting Glasgow (6-23) on Monday, traveling to Greenwood (14-16) on Tuesday, and finishing the season Thursday at home against Caverna (3-25). Metcalfe played a back-and-forth game against the Lady Scotties to start off…

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Hornets Wrap Up Regular Season

By T.J. Morgan Freelance Sports Writer   The Hornets began last week hosting the Glasgow Scotties (8-16). Behind big performances from Cade Button (25 points) and Hudson Jessie (25 points and 11 rebounds), the Hornets picked up their 10th win of the season. Kruz Tucker also scored in double digits for the Hornets with 11…

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