Jordan West was crowned Homecoming Queen on Friday. She was escorted by Mason Swindle (70) and Nate Green (22).
Thursday, September 29, 2022
The Macon County High School volleyball team drops its first district contest of the season to Heritage in a tie-breaker.
COOKEVILLE — The Macon County High School golf teams brought their district titles to the regional tournament Monday at the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagle Golf Course, but fell short in their quest to advance to the state tournament.
The Macon County High School Tigers are carving through their schedule with wins, and head coach Kyle Shoulders wants this team to continuing building on that start.
This past Friday night, the Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs traveled to Whitwell looking to avenge the loss they suffered last year against the Tigers.
September always comes with its merciful promise of ebbing heat, and September always unspools its four or five college football Saturdays, and September always teaches us some things. Sometimes they’re smallish things and sometimes, like in this doozy of a September, they’re not.
The Macon County High School cross country teams had three athletes in the top 10 on Saturday during the Burnett Invitational at Cookeville High School, while Red Boiling Springs High School placed five runners in the top 100.
Our second week of football action started off this past Saturday with another beautiful day for football games and cheerleading.
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Macon County High School’s football team moved to 5-0 after Friday’s 49-6 win at Livingston Academy.
MT. JULIET — The Macon County High School girls and boys golf teams swept the team titles Monday in the district tournament at Pine Creek Golf Course.
The Macon County High School golf teams had a banner day Sept. 13 at home against Henderson and Green Hill.
The Macon County High School volleyball team kept its district record clean at 5-0 with a win over White House on Sept. 15.
The Macon County High School cross country teams had strong performances Sept. 17 in the Southern Showcase in Huntsville, Ala.
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Shafer Middle School defeated Portland West on Tuesday 34-16 in Portland.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
This past Friday night, the Bulldogs had their Homecoming and Founders Night, where Bulldog football was honored for entering into its 50th season, but for the current Bulldogs, it was about avenging last year’s loss to the North Greene Huskies.
Thursday, September 15, 2022
KNOXVILLE — Coming off a road victory at No. 17 Pittsburgh last Saturday, Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel met with the media for his weekly Monday press conference to recap the Vols’ big win and preview this weekend’s contest against Akron.
This past Friday night, the Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs traveled to Cosby to take on the Eagles and came away a winner.
The Macon County High Tigers traveled to the creekbank on Friday night to take on neighboring rival Trousdale County Yellow Jackets and came home with a big win.
The Macon County High School golf teams are revealing some strengths heading into the post-season, perhaps one of the most sought-after assets for a golfer — mental toughness.
The Macon County and Red Boiling Springs high school cross country teams competed in the MSCCA Voyles Classic at the Hermitage on Sept. 10.
Thursday, September 08, 2022
FRANKLIN, Ky. — Kentucky Downs just became unique in another way. Already offering the only European-style race course in America and some of the largest purses in the world, Kentucky Downs now becomes the first track in the United States to offer five $1 million races on one card outside th…
FRANKLIN, Ky. — Twin Creeks Racing Stable moved Law Professor from California because of the greater options offered with more racetracks in the East and Midwest. It proved a good move as the 4-year-old Constitution gelding won his first start for New York-based trainer Rob Atras, taking Thu…
Horse racing in Franklin is growing up to be quite a powerful event in the horse industry, with a total live-racing purse expected at about $18 million with its ongoing live racing — a long way from its humble beginning in its initial run in 1990 as Dueling Grounds with steeplechase racing.
The Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs were at Jo Byrns on Friday trying to get a step on the rest of the region but fell 38-7.
The Macon County High School volleyball team got a big win over White House Heritage but dropped a match against Livingston in recent play.
Due to a shortage in referees, some prep football games are being played on Thursday nights, and that was the case for the Macon County High Tigers this week as they traveled to Smithville and thumped the Dekalb County Tigers 21-13.
Thursday, September 01, 2022
Lafayette’s 7U coach pitch travel ball team the Macon Thunder’s first travel ball game included players who came straight out of T-ball into coach pitch.
Red Boiling Springs overcame a shaky start against the Tennessee Heat on Aug. 26 and pulled the game out late in the fourth quarter to even its record to 1-1 with a 28-27 victory at home.
The Macon County High School volleyball team split a pair of matches last week, with a win over White House Heritage in five sets and a two-set loss to Livingston.
Macon County’s football team found a way to make it three wins in a row over rival Westmoreland at home Friday.
The Macon County Junior High School boys cross country team finished second over the weekend to highlight MCHS competition in the Macon Bank Invitational in Lafayette.
The Macon County High School girls soccer team went 2-1 last weekend during the 2022 Smoky Mountain Cup in Gatlinburg.
The inaugural Macon County High School Alumni Basketball Game was a hit with players Saturday, and the participation was strong, which has MCHS girls basketball coach Kailyn Thompson excited for year two.
Thursday, August 25, 2022
The Macon County High School Tigers hit the road Friday in week one, heading up to Cross Plains to take on the East Robertson Indians, and got stellar performances from the Borders twins (Zach and Gabe) and knocked off the Indians, 43-33.
Macon County High School volleyball coach Brooke Smith is banking on a veteran group of seniors and talented underclassmen to boost her team’s success this season.
The Macon County Junior High boys team placed second out of seven teams at the Donna Tucker Memorial Middle School Invitational on Saturday.
Monday, August 22, 2022
The Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs opened their season Aug. 19 on the road against the Webb Feet. On this night, the Feet would be too much to handle as RBS dropped a 37-7 decision.
Saturday, August 20, 2022
FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SCORES
Thursday, August 18, 2022
The Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs kicked off their season Friday by participating in the third annual Industrial Bowl at Macon County, facing off against Christ Presbyterian Academy’s junior varsity squad in a 21-0 loss.
Macon County might be in line for a new tradition if the first Alumni Basketball Game gains a foothold.
The Macon County High School golf program is leaning on sophomores as it is in the early stages this season in its quest to reach the state tournament.
The Macon County High Tiger football team took on the Christ Presbyterian Academy Lions on Friday in the third annual Industrial Bowl Jamboree. In just two quarters, the Tigers were able to outscore the Lions 21-14.
Macon County girls soccer coach Terrance Pryor is happy to have a full roster — and another year’s experience for his young squad heading into the 2022 season.
Macon County freshman Eli Warren looks for more yardage during Friday’s jamboree. The regular season begins for the Tigers on Friday at East Robertson. See more fall sports stories on page B1.
Red Boiling Springs High School quarterback Audrey Link looks to pass Friday during the jamboree at Macon County High School. The regular season begins tonight for the Bulldogs at the Webb School. See more fall sports stories on Page B1.
Thursday, August 11, 2022
COOKEVILLE — The countdown is on as the Tennessee Tech football team held its first practice of the 2022 fall camp Aug. 2, marking one month before the Golden Eagles load up the plane and take off to open the season against the Kansas Jayhawks.
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Tennessee redshirt senior Jeremy Banks is one of 51 player named to the preseason watch list for the Butkus Award, which honors the nation’s top linebacker.
ATLANTA, Ga. — It’s known far and wide about Tennessee Tech women’s basketball’s success on the court. Now the team is getting recognized for its efforts off the court as the Golden Eagles received their first-ever Academic Top 25 selection by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, rank…
By Times staff