Sports

South Giles Softball Defeats Richland

March 28, 2015

The South Giles softball team rallied from an early deficit to defeat Richland 20-3 in a rain-shortened eighth grade recognition night for the Lady Raiders Friday.   Richland took an early 3-1 with a trio of runs in the bottom of the first, but the Lady Eagles’ first nine batters reached base in the top of Read the full article…

Lynnville Truck and Tractor Pull Is Cancelled

March 27, 2015

Tomorrow’s Lynnville Truck and Tractor Pull has been cancelled due to rain.  

Richland Softball Falls to Cornersville

March 27, 2015

The Richland High School softball team fell to Cornersville 16-0 in four innings Thursday in a rain-soaked District 11-A match-up between the two rival schools.   Giles County native Mary Taylor Hickman pitched a shutout for Cornersville in earning the victory in the circle, as the Lady Bulldogs scored six runs in the first and seven runs Read the full article…

Babe Ruth Signups End Tomorrow

March 27, 2015

Giles County Babe Ruth baseball signups will conclude this weekend.   Signups will be held tomorrow from 10-2 p.m. at Sam Davis Park. Tryouts will also be held during that time. All 13-year-olds and new league players must try out.   Anyone who wants to sign up may also contact Joe Young or Derek Hagan Read the full article…

MMC Cheerleader Clinic Is Tomorrow

March 27, 2015

The Martin Methodist Competitive Cheer and Dance team will hold its annual College Prep Clinic tomorrow at the Columbia Athletics Tumble and Stunt (C.A.T.S.) facility in Columbia.   The event is open to all high school juniors, seniors and any currently enrolled college student that might have an interest in joining a competitive cheer squad. Read the full article…

Turkey Hunt Will Benefit Cal Ripken League

March 26, 2015

An upcoming turkey hunt fundraiser will benefit the Giles County Cal Ripken League.   The turkey hunt will be held Saturday, April 11. Hunters have until 4 p.m. to check in before enjoying a banquet from 6:30-9 p.m. at Wales Baptist Church. The banquet will feature food, door prizes, and live entertainment. The cost to Read the full article…

Kiwanis Club Announces Golf Tournament

March 26, 2015

The Kiwanis Club has announced its annual golf tournament will be held April 25.   Tee-times are 8 a.m. and noon April 25 at Hillcrest Country Club. The cost is $60 per player and $240 per team. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund the Packs for Backpacks program at Minor Hill School. Read the full article…

GCHS Baseball Falls to Cascade

March 25, 2015

The Giles County baseball team fell 6-0 to Cascade Tuesday to fall to 0-2 in district play, but captured five victories last week while winning the Wilson County Invitational.   On Tuesday, Cascade scored five runs in the first three innings including a three-run second to take a comfortable lead. The Bobcats put runners on base in Read the full article…