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Local Sports

January 17, 2021
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UT Martin splits doubleheader with Murray State

  The UT Martin Skyhawks split an OVC doubleheader with Murray State Saturday.   The women’s team saw four players reach double digits as Chelsea Perry led all scorers with 36 points.  Joining Perry in with double figures are Maddie Waldrop, Seygan Robins, and Dasia Young.   In the win,

Union City Middle School Celebrates 8th Grade Night in Basketball

Thirteen 8th-grade players and managers from the Union City boys team, and nine 8th-grade girls were honored at Thursday’s basketball game at home. The girls defeated Lake County 34-to-29, with the Union City boys preserving a sweep with a 44-35 win over the Jr. Falcons.

Mega-Millions and Powerball Lottery Games Near Combined $1.4 Billion Dollar

The combined jackpots of the Mega-Millions and Powerball lottery games now stand at almost $1.4 billion dollars. Tonight’s drawing for Mega-Millions has reached a jackpot amount of $750 million dollars. Should a single ticket match all six numbers in this drawing, that person could take the cash-option payout of $550.6

Tennessee Legislature to Meet in Special Session Starting Monday

The Tennessee General Assembly will meet in a Special Session starting on January 18th. Governor Bill Lee issued the call for lawmakers to address multiple issues concerning education statewide. Speaking with Thunderbolt News, 77th District State Representative Rusty Grills said he looks forward to focused debate on the educational system.

UT Martin football season tickets and Champions Club memberships on

Season football tickets and Champions Club membership packages are on sale now for the UT Martin Skyhawks’ four home football games. Individual game tickets will not be sold this season. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets early to secure premier seating options and ensure seating clusters with your family. Tickets

OVC announces Feb. 8 makeup date for Skyhawks MBB home

Two days after it was announced that the UT Martin men’s basketball game against Austin Peay was postponed, the OVC has rescheduled the contest for Monday, February 8. Tipoff from the Elam Center will take place at 8:00, with airtime at 7:30 on WCMT. The game, which was originally slated

Murray State University to Honor First African-American Student Athlete

The first African American student-athlete at Murray State University will be honored with a room at Roy Stewart Stadium. University officials say the “Dennis Jackson Room” will be dedicated on Sunday, March 21st, to honor the two sport standout for the Racers. Jackson is a 2007 Murray State Hall of

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