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Rebels’ opening day met with sunshine, win

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 12:11 pm

SPORTS WRITER Evan Harris Rebel baseball’s opening day was originally set for March 9, but after inclement weather forced Franklin County to reschedule its first six games, the team was able to earn a victory on Sunday in 70 degree weather. The skies were clear, and the sun was out as the Rebels used and extra inning to defeat the Ooltewah Owls 2-1. Kade Rigsby received the start on the

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  • Rebelette softball team opens with tough no-hitter district loss

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 1:53 pm

    Facing a division one college committed hurler on the road isn’t the ideal situation for the first game of the season, but the Rebelettes did just that in a 7-0 loss Monday night to District 8-AAA foe Coffee County. Coffee County started three-year running District 8-AAA pitcher of the year Brianna Jones on the mound. Jones is committed to play college ball for Southern Illinois. Jones was simply unhittable, pitching

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  • Lady Hornets stumble late for first defeat

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 1:50 pm

    Huntland sophomore Savannah Davis made her varsity pitching debut in Monday’s season opener. Here, Davis releases the ball looking to strikeout a Grundy County batter.
—Staff Photo by Evan Harris

    SPORTS WRITER Evan Harris Huntland High School’s Lady Hornet sophomore Savannah Davis started her first varsity softball game as a pitcher in Monday evening’s tough opening day 5-4 loss to Grundy County. Davis pitched an excellent game in her debut, allowing just six hits and two runs through six innings on the mound. After holding Grundy County scoreless through two innings, Huntland was poised to be the first to score

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