Category Archives: Sports

Late Surge Helps GCHS Girls Open Season 1-0

The Giles County High School girls’ basketball team got off to a slow start offensively playing without two of the team’s top scoring options in the injured Erin Freeman and Mary Katlyn Bruce Friday night.   However, a spirited defensive effort and 20 points from senior Keneisha Love proved enough for the Lady Bobcats to rally on their newly renovated […]

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Raiders Lose Heartbreaker to Fayetteville in Final Seconds

The Richland High School boys’ basketball team suffered a heartbreaking loss just before the buzzer as Nick Hopkins and Fayetteville City handed the Raiders their first loss of the season, 65-64.   After Hopkins scored 51 points and nailed seven 3-pointers in the opener against Marshall County, Richland held the Belmont signee in check for much of the night. Hopkins […]

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Helton’s Career Night Helps Lady Raiders Capture First Win

Hannah Helton set new career highs with 25 points and seven made shots from beyond the arc as Richland evened its early-season record at 1-1 with a 51-40 win over visiting Fayetteville City.   Richland led for nearly 30 minutes in a complete offensive performance en route to the victory. In total, 15 of the Lady Raiders’ 18 made baskets came […]

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Defensive Effort Propels Raiders to 1-0 Start

A renewed emphasis on the defensive side of the ball helped the Richland boys’ basketball team rout Moore County 53-31 and open the season 1-0 at Dwight Clark Gymnasium.   The Raiders held Moore County to just seven first half points, but Richland experienced opening game jitters as well, scoring only 15 points before the break. Cade Landers opened the […]

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RHS Girls Unable to Overcome Moore County in Opener

The Richland High School girls’ basketball team fell 56-34 to Moore County Tuesday night  in the season opener at Dwight Clark Gymnasium.   Moore County knocked down a trio of 3-point baskets before two minutes had even ticked off the clock to take an early advantage. Hannah Helton brought her team back within single digits with a 3-pointer from the […]

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RedHawk Women Stun No. 2 Freed-Hardeman on Road

  For just the second time in program history, the No. 20 Martin Methodist Women’s Basketball team went on the road and knocked off Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) with a 54-53 win over the NAIA’s second-ranked team Saturday afternoon.   Despite picking up a victory over Freed-Hardeman last season via forfeit, the RedHawks (1-2) had not tasted success against the Lady Lions […]

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Ardmore Sweeps Elkton in Middle School Basketball

Ardmore, Ala., swept Elkton in seventh and eighth grade basketball Thursday. In girls play at Elkton, Ardmore won 51-18. Faith Cross had eight points and Teandra Williams five for Elkton. L.B. Smith had 11 for Ardmore. In boys play, Ardmore won 63-27. Colton Hardiman had 11 points for Ardmore. Jayson Rose had seven points and Tyrell Randolph six for Elkton.

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MMC Volleyball Starts Conference Tournament Today

The RedHawk Volleyball team kicks off its conference tournament at the Multiplex at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery Thursday afternoon.   The RedHawks will play three pool play matches over the course of two days, beginning with a 3 p.m. showdown against Bethel University on Thursday.   Martin Methodist will meet the University of Mobile and Dalton State University in its […]

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MMC Soccer Teams Eliminated From Conference Tourneys

The Martin Methodist Men and Women’s Soccer teams saw their hopes for a conference title dashed Wednesday afternoon in a pair of last-minute, 1-0 defeats in the SSAC conference tournament semifinals in Montgomery, Alabama.   The fourth-ranked RedHawk women surrendered an 80th minute goal in a loss to sixth-ranked University of Mobile. Katie Compton had the goal for Mobile.   […]

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