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Local Sports

February 2, 2023
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Five score in double figures as Skyhawk WBB soars to 83-64 OVC road win at SIUE

The UT Martin women’s basketball team connected on a season-high 48 percent of its three-point attempts as the Skyhawks rolled to an 83-64 road victory at OVC rival SIUE. UT Martin’s 83 points were one

UT Martin Softball picked as OVC preseason favorites; Kallie Pickens tabbed OVC Player to Watch

For the first time in program history, the UT Martin softball team has been picked as the preseason favorites to win the OVC championship as voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information

Skyhawks round out 2023 signing class on National Signing Day

Fresh off back-to-back OVC championships, the UT Martin football team added to its talented stock of athletes by rounding out the Class of 2023 on National Signing Day. The Skyhawks have announced nine commitments on

Tennessee Girls, Boys AP Prep Basketball Polls

Several area high school basketball teams are ranked in this week’s Associated Press Prep Basketball Polls. TENNESSEE GIRL’S PREP POLLS Class 1A 1. Wayne County  (24-0) 2. Hampton (20-1) 3. Clay County (19-4) 4. McKenzie

Robins and Currie-Jelks earn OVC Player of the Week honors

The UT Martin women’s basketball team earned a pair of OVC weekly honors as graduate guard Seygan Robins was named OVC Player of the Week while forward Sharnecce Currie-Jelks snagged her fifth OVC Freshman of

UTM’s Jordan Sears collects OVC Newcomer of the Week accolades

Two days after an electric performance in an OVC first-place showdown, the league has announced UT Martin sophomore guard Jordan Sears as its Newcomer of the Week. A Daytona Beach, Florida native, Sears went off

Prep Basketball District Standings for Regular Season’s Final Stretch

The regular season of high school basketball is entering its final two weeks. Area teams are vying for position in the final standings which will determine postseason brackets and matchups. Below are the district standings

Skyhawks sweep Southern Indiana in women’s, men’s doubleheader Saturday

The UT Martin Skyhawks women’s and men’s basketball teams swept Southern Indiana in a doubleheader Saturday afternoon at the Elam Center. In the women’s game, despite facing a 14-point deficit in the third quarter, the

Martin Middle girls, boys advance to TMSAA Section 3AA semifinals

The Martin Middle Schools girls and boys basketball teams both advanced to the semifinals of the TMSAA Section 3AA tournament being held at MMS. The Martin Middle girls will play Covington Crestview Monday night at

Today’s Sports Schedule: Saturday, January 28

  High School Basketball Middleton @ Halls Fulton City @ Ballard Memorial Graves County @ Union County (B) Calloway County @ Ohio County Fort Campbell @ Murray Crittenden County @ Carlisle County (G) St. Mary

High School Basketball Finals:

  Boys: South Fulton 69, Dresden 40 Milan 39, Union City 29 Obion Central 58, Crockett County 47 Bradford 51, Gleason 41 Kenwood 63, Henry County 55 Gibson County 70, Huntingdon 54 Peabody 69, Lake

Today’s Sports Schedule: Friday, January 27th

  High School Basketball South Fulton @ Dresden, airtime at 5:40 on MIX 101.3 Milan @ Union City, airtime at 5:40 on 105.7 THE QUAKE Crockett County @ Obion Central, airtime at 5:40 on 104.9

Stifling defense guides Skyhawks MBB to 66-59 win over Lindenwood

A stingy performance on the defensive end propelled the UT Martin men’s basketball team to victory Thursday night as the Skyhawks ground out a 66-59 win over Lindenwood at the Elam Center. Lindenwood’s 59 points

Thursday Night Basketball Finals:

  High School Basketball Boys: Greenfield 62, Lake County 40 Westview 62, McKenzie 57 Evangelical Christian 65, Murray 43 Girls: Greenfield 50, Lake County 41 Hickman County 43, St. Mary 30   Women’s College Basketball

Martin Middle School hosting TMSAA Section 3AA basketball tournament

Martin Middle School is hosting the TMSAA Section 3AA basketball tournament beginning Saturday. There will be four girls games and four boys games Saturday beginning at 11:00 with the Martin Middle School Lady Chargers playing

History Made for Union City Girls Basketball

History made for Union City girl’s basketball on Tuesday night. School Communications Director Mike Hutchens said Lady Tornado standout Amari Bonds became just the second player in program history to eclipse the 2,000-point mark. The

Five score in double figures as Skyhawk WBB soars to

The UT Martin women’s basketball team connected on a season-high 48 percent of its three-point attempts as the Skyhawks rolled to an 83-64 road victory at OVC rival SIUE. UT Martin’s 83 points were one shy of its season-high in the scoring column as the Skyhawks converted 12 of their

UT Martin Softball picked as OVC preseason favorites; Kallie Pickens

For the first time in program history, the UT Martin softball team has been picked as the preseason favorites to win the OVC championship as voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. On top of that, graduate infielder Kallie Pickens has been tabbed as one of

Skyhawks round out 2023 signing class on National Signing Day

Fresh off back-to-back OVC championships, the UT Martin football team added to its talented stock of athletes by rounding out the Class of 2023 on National Signing Day. The Skyhawks have announced nine commitments on the first day of the regular signing period including the additions of Jaren Bowling (Carmel,

Tennessee Girls, Boys AP Prep Basketball Polls

Several area high school basketball teams are ranked in this week’s Associated Press Prep Basketball Polls. TENNESSEE GIRL’S PREP POLLS Class 1A 1. Wayne County  (24-0) 2. Hampton (20-1) 3. Clay County (19-4) 4. McKenzie (15-6) 5. Dresden (18-5) 6. Clarkrange (18-6) 7. Houston County (17-4) 8. Richland (14-5) 9.

Robins and Currie-Jelks earn OVC Player of the Week honors

The UT Martin women’s basketball team earned a pair of OVC weekly honors as graduate guard Seygan Robins was named OVC Player of the Week while forward Sharnecce Currie-Jelks snagged her fifth OVC Freshman of the Week honor this season. A native of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, Robins earned her first career

UTM’s Jordan Sears collects OVC Newcomer of the Week accolades

Two days after an electric performance in an OVC first-place showdown, the league has announced UT Martin sophomore guard Jordan Sears as its Newcomer of the Week. A Daytona Beach, Florida native, Sears went off for a career-best 32 points on Saturday in an 86-83 overtime victory against Southern Indiana.

Prep Basketball District Standings for Regular Season’s Final Stretch

The regular season of high school basketball is entering its final two weeks. Area teams are vying for position in the final standings which will determine postseason brackets and matchups. Below are the district standings through Jan. 28. Girls District 13A – Dresden (18-5, 5-1) is first. Greenfield (10-12, 3-2)

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