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Local Sports

September 26, 2021
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Four Northwest Tennessee athletes on Titans Mr. Football watchlist

Four Northwest Tennessee high school football players are included on the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award statewide watchlist. In Class 1A, last year’s winner, Peabody’s Khalik Ganaway is on the list, as well as, West

Obion County Central to Host Chester County on Friday

The Obion County Central Rebels will try to remain on the winning track, when they host Chester County on Friday night. The (3-2) Rebels are coming off of a big region win last Friday night

Tennessee Archery Season for Deer and Turkey to Start

Tennessee archery hunters for deer and turkey can go to the woods starting this weekend. The first segment of the Fall season will begin Saturday and conclude on October 29th. The counties of Obion, Weakley,

UT Martin Rodeo kicks off 2021-22 campaign this weekend at Missouri Valley College

Head coach John Luthi officially begins his 25th season at the helm of the UT Martin rodeo program this weekend when the Skyhawks head to Marshall, Missouri for the season-opening three-day event Thursday, Friday, and

Middle School Boys and Girls Take Cross Country Meet

Union City Middle School won top honors in the girls’ and boys’ team portion of the Tomcat Invitational at Brownsville. The Twister boys finished with 42 points, led by overall best finisher Woodrow McKinnis, who

Union City Girl’s Headed to Regional Golf Tournament

The Union City girls’ golf team finished runners-up in the District 13A Tournament on Tuesday to earn a spot in next week’s regional. Communications Director Mike Hutchens said the Lady Tornadoes trailed only McKenzie at

Football teams reach midpoint of the 2021 season

The midpoint of the 2021 football season is upon us with teams across the state facing their Week 6 opponents this weekend. The 2021 BlueCross Bowl state football championships will be held December 2-4, 2021

Cardinals to Honor Mike Shannon on Final Game

The St. Louis Cardinals will culminate their season-long campaign honoring Hall of Fame radio broadcaster Mike Shannon on Sunday, October 3rd. In honor of Shannon’s 50 years behind the microphone, a special pregame ceremony will

Union City Football at Gibson County

Union City will travel to Gibson County tonight for high school football. The Golden Tornadoes return to the field with a (3-1) record, following their 28-20 win lat week at Trinity Christian. Coach Nick Markle

Skyhawk Volleyball picks up home match Tuesday against Middle Tennessee

UT Martin’s 2021 home volleyball opener will come sooner than expected as head coach Jaclynn Wilson has announced the addition of a Tuesday match against Middle Tennessee. The match will start at 6:00 in Skyhawk

Local teams ranked in this week’s AP Tennessee Football Prep Polls

Several local teams are ranked in this week’s Associated Press Top 10 Tennessee Football Prep Polls. In Class 1A, defending state champion Peabody (4-0) remains the top team in the state with McKenzie (4-0) in

Former Union City Football Player Honored by the Ohio Valley Conference

A former Union City High School football standout has been named the Ohio Valley Conference “Defensive Player of the Week”. UT-Martin linebacker D’Carrious Stephens was awarded the honor following the Skyhawks 33-27 win at home

Suiter Steps Down as Union City Softball Coach

Citing his desire to spend more time with family, Union City softball coach J.B. Suiter has decided to step away from both the middle school and high school programs. School Communications Director Mike Hutchens said

Skyhawk trio of Logan, Stephens, and Howard claim OVC weekly honors

Hot off of a thrilling victory, the UT Martin football team claimed three of four OVC Player of the Week honors as Peyton Logan (Offensive), D’Carrious Stephens (Defensive), and Keon Howard (Newcomer) were each recognized

Ridder announces complete 2021-22 Skyhawk Men’s Basketball schedule

UT Martin head men’s basketball coach Ryan Ridder has released his schedule for the upcoming season as the Skyhawks will play 31 games – including 13 contests inside the Elam Center – in 2021-22. Included

Friday Night High School Football Finals 9-24-21

  Gleason  28    Greenfield  0 Westview  35    Jackson South Side  0 Union City  42    Ripley  41,  double OT Chester Co  20    Obion Co Central  13 Dresden  62    South Fulton  0 Hickman Co  48    Bruceton  8 Lexington  56    Westwood  8 Jackson North Side  48 

Four Northwest Tennessee athletes on Titans Mr. Football watchlist

Four Northwest Tennessee high school football players are included on the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Award statewide watchlist. In Class 1A, last year’s winner, Peabody’s Khalik Ganaway is on the list, as well as, West Carroll’s Xander Moon and McKenzie’s Marquez Taylor. In Class 2A, Alabama commit Ty Simpson, of

Obion County Central to Host Chester County on Friday

The Obion County Central Rebels will try to remain on the winning track, when they host Chester County on Friday night. The (3-2) Rebels are coming off of a big region win last Friday night against Crockett County. Coach Justin Palmer said he was proud for his players, but mindful

Tennessee Archery Season for Deer and Turkey to Start

Tennessee archery hunters for deer and turkey can go to the woods starting this weekend. The first segment of the Fall season will begin Saturday and conclude on October 29th. The counties of Obion, Weakley, Carroll and Henry are included in the Fall turkey archery season, with Lake, Dyer and

UT Martin Rodeo kicks off 2021-22 campaign this weekend at

Head coach John Luthi officially begins his 25th season at the helm of the UT Martin rodeo program this weekend when the Skyhawks head to Marshall, Missouri for the season-opening three-day event Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Hosted by Missouri Valley College, this rodeo is the beginning of a 10-date schedule

Middle School Boys and Girls Take Cross Country Meet

Union City Middle School won top honors in the girls’ and boys’ team portion of the Tomcat Invitational at Brownsville. The Twister boys finished with 42 points, led by overall best finisher Woodrow McKinnis, who ran the two-mile race in 12:57. Four other UC runners medaled with Top 20 finishes.

Union City Girl’s Headed to Regional Golf Tournament

The Union City girls’ golf team finished runners-up in the District 13A Tournament on Tuesday to earn a spot in next week’s regional. Communications Director Mike Hutchens said the Lady Tornadoes trailed only McKenzie at Persimmon Hills in Sharon to take second place in the team portion of the tourney.

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