Raiders Counter Community’s Size Advantage in Victory

The Community boys’ basketball team fielded a considerable height advantage over Richland in the opening game of the Richland Christmas Classic, but it was the Raiders who came out on top in a 54-44 victory.   The Vikings entered the match up with three players 6-foot-5 or taller and many of the team’s scoring opportunities came in the painted area. […]

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RedHawk Women Win 10th Straight

The 20th-ranked Martin Methodist Women’s Basketball team notched its 10th consecutive victory with a 75-32 win over Selma University Wednesday night in the Curry Christian Life Center.   Junior forward Brionna Taylor led the way for the RedHawks (10-2) with 16 points and 11 rebounds for her second consecutive double-double. Fellow forward Abby Clayton added 14 points and nine rebounds. […]

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USA Shooting Names MMC’s Whittenburg Coach of the Year

In addition to continued success with the Martin Methodist Clay Target program, head coach Chad Whittenburg recently received one of the top distinctions possible from USA Shooting as he was named Developmental Coach of the Year Tuesday afternoon.   Whittenburg began his career in shotgun sports a decade ago, following an eight-year military career as a Marine.   Whittenburg began […]

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MMC’s Venable, Precourt Tabbed as NAIA Scholar-Athletes

A pair of Martin Methodist Women’s Soccer upperclassmen were named 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes for their commitment to excellence in the classroom, the national office announced over the weekend.   Juniors Meagan Precourt and Megan Venable were among the 588 women’s soccer student-athletes named to the list. Precourt, a Columbia, Tennessee native, posted a 3.71 grade-point average while pursuing a degree […]

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Raiders Unable to Cage Bulldogs in District Opener

The Richland High School boys’ basketball team pushed Columbia Academy in the final minutes but became the 28th-straight District 11-A team to fall to the Bulldogs with a 49-43 loss at Dwight Clark Gymnasium Tuesday.   The game saw a physical start that resulted in 15 foul calls in the first six minutes, leading to both teams struggling to find […]

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RMS Girls Pick Up Inner-County Victory in Overtime

Marking the fourth inner-county match up this season decided by a single possession, the Richland Middle School girls’ basketball team tied Minor Hill in the final seconds of regulation and came away with a 44-42 overtime victory Monday at Dwight Clark Gymnasium.   The Lady Raiders are now 3-1 in the inner-county series against Minor Hill and Bridgeforth this season, […]

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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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