Category Archives: Sports

Women’s Basketball RedHawks Heading Back to Independence

For the second time in as many seasons, the Martin Methodist Women’s Basketball team is headed to the national tournament.   The RedHawks (22-11) were included in the 32-team field for the 2016 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship, which begins on Wednesday, March 16 at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence, Missouri.   The RedHawks earned their […]

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Cheerleading RedHawks Ready for Trip to NAIA Invitational

The Martin Methodist Competitive Cheer and Dance squad is set to travel to Davenport, Iowa this weekend to compete in the 2016 NAIA Competitive Cheer   The RedHawks punched their ticket to the national tournament after they won the Midwest Regional held in Missouri last month.   The RedHawks fine-tuned their upcoming routine over the weekend as they were one […]

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RedHawks Await At-Large Berth to Nationals

Fresh off a runner-up finish at the SSAC Women’s Basketball Championship, the Martin Methodist Women’s Basketball team will await a result from the selection committee to decide its 2016 postseason fate.   The RedHawks (22-11) figure to receive a nod from the committee as they boast one of the most impressive resumes of any possible at-large selection.   The RedHawks […]

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RedHawk Athletic Luncheon Set to Kickoff March 2

The Martin Methodist College Athletic Department is inviting the Giles County community to attend the Inaugural RedHawk Athletic Luncheon on Wednesday, March 2, at the Hickory House Restaurant.   This event will be held the first Wednesday of every month at Noon. The cost of the buffet will be $5 (excluding drink) and the RedHawks will pick up the balance […]

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Coach Returns to Head GCHS Football

Giles County Director of Schools Phillip Wright has announced that a familiar face will be returning to the sidelines at Sam Davis Stadium this fall.   David O’Connor is expected to begin his second stint as the Giles County High School head football coach beginning March 1 after spending three seasons at Buckhorn High School in New Market, Ala.   […]

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Bobcats Come Out on Top in Physical Game Against Franklin County

In a game in which multiple technical fouls were called and one fan was ejected, the Giles County High School boys’ basketball team kept their cool and came away with a 61-55 victory over Franklin County Tuesday night.   Both cheering sections were out in full force for each school, and the play on the court became similarly intense at […]

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Second Quarter Run Leads to Lady Bobcat Victory at Home

The Giles County High School girls’ basketball team more than made up for a slow start, using a top-flight second quarter effort to defeat Franklin County 67-52 Tuesday night.   The Lady Bobcats traded baskets early on against the Rebelettes, leading just 18-15 at the end of the first quarter. Defensive stops and points in transition led to 11-straight points […]

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Minor Hill Pulls Away from Raiders in Second Half

The Minor Hill boys’ basketball team battled through a tightly contested opening half against Richland Monday, but pulled away late for a 44-29 win behind strong post play from Jeremiah Dudley.   Josh Marshall opened the game with a 3-pointer for Richland in a low-scoring first quarter. Daniel Nicholson hit a driving lay-in to end the first frame with a […]

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Photo Finish Results in Lady Raiders Rivalry Win

As many of the middle school girls’ basketball inner-county match ups have this year, Monday’s game between Richland and Minor Hill came down to the wire as the Lady Raiders edged the Lady Wildcats 39-38 in the final seconds.   Richland jumped out to an early lead behind the 3-point shooting of Maggie Perry, who knocked down a pair of […]

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Bobcats Dominate in Home Opener

Giles County High School boys’ basketball head coach Billy Holt set a goal of holding opponents under 50 points per game this season, and the Bobcats did just that with a 65-29 rout of Perry County in the season opener Friday night.   Jordan Gilbert started and finished the first quarter with a pair of key 3-pointers as he scored his team’s […]

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