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Tigerettes advance to Region Semi-Finals

By Mark Darnell | February 28, 2024 | Comments Off on Tigerettes advance to Region Semi-Finals

The Macon County Tigerettes are advancing in the post-season tournament. They have advanced to the region semi-finals. On Monday Feb 19 Macon played Station Camp in the District 9-3A consolation game for the number three or number four seed. The Tigerettes came out hot leading 17-15 after the first quarter. However the Lady Bisons would…

Tigers and Tigerettes in 9AAA Tournament

By Mark Darnell | February 21, 2024 | Comments Off on Tigers and Tigerettes in 9AAA Tournament

The basketball teams at Macon County High School competed in the District 9-3A tournament last week. Four teams from 9-3A advance out of the district tournament to the region. The Tigers, #5 seed, had basically a play-in game against the #4 seeded Greenbrier Bobcats. Macon just cannot seem to break thru that wall keeping them…

Regular season near end for basketball teams

By Mark Darnell | February 14, 2024 | Comments Off on Regular season near end for basketball teams

The end of the 2023-2024 basketball season for Macon County High School is almost here. This past week three games were played. On Tuesday Feb 6 Macon traveled to Westmoreland. The Tigerettes led early 10-8, but trailed at the half 13-18. Points were hard to come by as they only mustered six and five in…

Macon 5-6 grade boys compete at Haile State Tournament

By Mark Darnell | February 7, 2024 | Comments Off on Macon 5-6 grade boys compete at Haile State Tournament

The Macon County 5th-6th grade boys basketball team advanced to the finals of the James C Haile State basketball tournament this past week. The Haile tournament is celebrating 50 years and is the oldest middle school basketball tournament in Tennessee. Macon County middle school teams have won state titles at this tournament three times. The…

Three District games for Macon

By Mark Darnell | February 7, 2024 | Comments Off on Three District games for Macon

This past week the basketball teams from Macon County had three district games. Two against Station Camp and one against Portland. On Monday Jan 29 a make-up game at Station Camp had been rescheduled. In District 9-3A the Tigerettes and Lady Bisons sit at 1-2 in the standings. The Tigerettes had a terrible first quarter…

Macon splits games with White House

By Mark Darnell | January 31, 2024 | Comments Off on Macon splits games with White House

This past week basketball resumed play following the weather interruption for the past 14 days. Distinct foe White House came to town on Tuesday Jan 23rd. The Tigerettes didn’t show a great deal of rust following the layoff. Macon led 18-13 after the first period. All five starters had scored by halftime and Macon led…

MCHS Trap Team

By Mark Darnell | January 24, 2024 | Comments Off on MCHS Trap Team

Three members of the Macon County High School Trap team recently were recognized. The 2024 AIM All-State Team was announced and Eli Driver and Wyatt Walrond were recognized as ‘Sub-Juniors’ while Landon West was recognized as a ‘Pre-Sub.’ Congratulations to these student athletes. (Submitted)

Weather grinds basketball to a hault

By Mark Darnell | January 17, 2024 | Comments Off on Weather grinds basketball to a hault

Mother Nature has reared her ugly head and ground basketball play for Macon County to a temporary hault. Macon was able to get in only one game last week and one for this week has already been postponed. Macon travelled to Greenbrier for their first District 9-3A contest of the season. It appeared that adjusting…

Living a Little Girls Dream

By Mark Darnell | January 2, 2024 | Comments Off on Living a Little Girls Dream

Story by Julie Collins Many little girls dream of being a cheerleader for the University of Tennessee but few get to live out their dream. One very special young lady from Macon County is getting the experience of a lifetime! Bryn Hesson began cheerleading in PeeWee Football at age five. At age six, she began…

12U Little Leage advances to State Tournament

By Mark Darnell | July 12, 2023 | Comments Off on 12U Little Leage advances to State Tournament

The Lafayette 12U All-Star Team won the District 2 Championship and will be moving on to the state tournament. That event will begin in Columbia, TN on Friday July 14th with their first game scheduled for Saturday at 2 pm. Congratulations to this team, their parents, and the league!! (Submitted)