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CHAPEL HILL — The Moore County Raiderettes had a shot at snapping a three-game skid against Forrest on Wednesday night in the Region 5-A Championship game. But Moore County couldn’t capitalize on a pair of Forrest blunders in the fifth inning and instead lost 1-0. The Raiderettes will play at Richland at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Class A Sectional contest. A berth in the TSSAA Spring Fling softball
CROSS PLAINS — Stellar defense and timely hitting is a pretty good combination. Monday night that combination carried the Moore County High School softball team to a 3-1 victory over East Robertson High School. Playing 105 miles from home in front of a large contingent of Columbia blue-clad MCHS fans, the Raiderettes earned a berth in a TSSAA Class A State Sectional contest. They also earned a trip to the
The Middle Tennessee Christian School baseball assured itself a berth in the region tournament with a 4-3 victory over Moore County on Wednesday, May 8. Kyle Howard pitched the first three innings for the Cougars (24-7-1), and Lawson Pitts threw the final four to pick up the win. Austin Melton went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, while Justin Winn had a single and a run scored and Philip Bonabi added a
HUNTLAND — The Moore County High School softball team wrapped up the District 9-A tournament Thursday night at Huntland with a runner-up finish after a 4-3 loss to Forrest in the finals. The Raiderettes now move on to the Region 5-A tournament and will face East Robertson in Cross Plains on Monday. East Robertson won the District 10-A tournament with a 4-3 victory over Houston County. Forrest will host Houston
MURFREESBORO — A two-out rally by Moore County helped the Raiders put away Fayetteville City in fifth inning of Monday night’s District 9-A elimination game. In Murfreesboro, the Raiders had the consolation-bracket game well in hand, leading 9-2, but the fourth-seeded Raiders plated three runs with two outs to stop the game thanks to the 10-run mercy rule. ***NOTE: Moore County topped Eagleville 4-0 behind an outstanding pitching effort by
HUNTLAND — Moore County’s District 9-A tournament opener came four days after the start of the postseason tournament. A first-round bye, combined with a rain out on Saturday made the Raiderettes wait a little longer to get started than the other six teams in the tournament. But once they finally took the field Monday night, the Raiderettes’ offense showed little signs of rust in a 14-0 rout of host Huntland.
The Motlow Bucks saw the 2013 baseball season draw to a close as Volunteer State came to the Driver Complex and swept the Bucks 11-9, 5-3 on April 26. The final game of the scheduled three-game series was rained out and will not be rescheduled. Motlow (27-23, 9-17) did not qualify for the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA) tournament, scheduled for this past weekend at Volunteer State in Gallatin.
Golfers are invited to the 22nd annual Charles Gleghorn Invitational Golf Tournament on May 17 at the Fayetteville Golf and Country Club. The tournament is sponsored by the Bank of Lincoln County and benefits the Motlow College Foundation. The Gleghorn Invitational includes two rounds, with shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Breakfast is available at 7:15 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. In addition to cash
Less than six months removed from an undefeated regular season and a region championship, the Moore County High School football team was back on the practice field last week. The Raiders were taking advantage of the TSSAA’s 15-day period during which teams are allowed 10 practice days. MCHS head coach Scott Smith will have a new quarterback — likely Dillon Davis — under center as the Raiders prepare for the