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Lady Bulldogs win season opener; Boys in Thriller

By Wally Etheridge | November 22, 2022 | Comments Off on Lady Bulldogs win season opener; Boys in Thriller

The 2022-2023 high school basketball season got underway last Friday night at Red Boiling Springs as the Lady Bulldogs played lights out in defeating White House 65-24. The Bulldogs won their game as they scored the last seven points of the game and a 62-57 win over White House also. A sold out crowd was…

Macon County opens basketball season

By Mark Darnell | November 22, 2022 | Comments Off on Macon County opens basketball season

The Macon County High School basketball season got underway with Hall of Fame games played in Lafayette on Tuesday Nov 15th. The Tigerettes faced off against Clarkrange in the first game. The Lady Buffaloes jumped out to an early lead with a stiff full-court press against the Tigerettes which led to many of the games…

Macon County Cross Country has year-end banquet

By Mark Darnell | November 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Macon County Cross Country has year-end banquet

The Macon Country Cross Country teams annual banquet was held Sunday, November 13th. Award Winners are as follows for each grade level. Elementary Award Winners: Fastest-Brayley Law and Bentley Halcomb, Most Improved-Haven Doss and Jayden Kemp, Sportsmanship Award-Georgia Hackert and Kelton Jetton, and Coaches Award-Kaybree West and Tuff Dickens. MCJH Award Winners: Point Leader Award-Addison…

Bulldogs lose at South Pittsburgh in playoffs

By Wally Etheridge | November 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Bulldogs lose at South Pittsburgh in playoffs

The Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs made the three hour drive to take on the Pirates of South Pittsburgh last Friday night and once again the Bulldogs made way too many mistakes to have any chance against South Pittsburgh. The Bulldogs season is over after a 52-17 loss to eight time state champion South Pitt. The…

Tigers end season in Red Bank

By Mark Darnell | November 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Tigers end season in Red Bank

The Macon County Tigers ended their 2022 campaign with a first round play-off loss to the Red Bank Lions. The Tigers were the #3 seed in Region 4-4A while the Lions were the #2 seed in 3-4A. The Lions got on the scoreboard first at the 2:51 mark of the first quarter. Macon would answer…

Macon XC Competes at State Meet

By Mark Darnell | November 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Macon XC Competes at State Meet

Members from Macon County High School competed in the TSSAA State championship meet. The event was held Friday Nov 4th at Sanders Ferry in Hendersonville. In the A-AA girls race Laykin Ellis finished in 29th place with a time of 21:20 while Aubrie Ward finished in 114th place with a time of 23:53. The boys…

Tigers finish season with eighth win

By Mark Darnell | November 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Tigers finish season with eighth win

The Macon County Tigers finish the 2022 campaign with eight wins as they win 44-0 over Cumberland County. It was Senior night at the last home game of the season. All the members of the Class of 2023 in the band, football team, and cheerleaders were recognized prior to the game for all their hard…

Bulldogs roll over Sunbright

By Wally Etheridge | November 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Bulldogs roll over Sunbright

The Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs football team played their final game of the 2022 season last Friday night against Sunbright and the stands were full of Bulldogs fans hoping to see the Bulldogs get a much needed victory. A 47-13 whipping of Sunbright sent the fans home happy and this win sends the Bulldogs to…

MCHS XC Qualifies for State Meet

By Mark Darnell | November 1, 2022 | Comments Off on MCHS XC Qualifies for State Meet

The TSSAA Region 4-A/AA qualifier was held in Macon County on Wednesday Oct 26th for only the second time in program history. The only other time this qualifier for the state finals was at MCHS was back in 2003. Twenty-four teams from the region were represented. The Macon County Boys finished in 3rd place as…

Tigers fall short at Smith County

By Mark Darnell | October 26, 2022 | Comments Off on Tigers fall short at Smith County

The MCHS Tigers fall to the Smith County Owls last Friday night by a final score of 28-20. It was a good football game with two great high school teams. The Owls scored first and led 7-0. However the Tigers came back on the next drive and Gabe Borders scored on a six yard rush…