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Messenger Sports Briefs for May 7

Messenger Sports Briefs for May 7

Rebel soccer team
earns 1st trophy

The Obion Central boys’ soccer team ended their regular season on a high note.
The Rebels squared their mark to 6-6-1 with a 6-4 win over South Gibson in the title game of the Gibson County Invitational Tournament.
The Hornets scored first, but Alejandro Acevedo found the net to tie it up. Then, Martin Reyna, who finished with two goals, kicked in a tally to put Central up 2-1.
Otherwise, Juan Mora, Victor Gonzalez and Tanner Noles each had one goal. Others with one goal for OC were Juan Mora, Victor Gonzalez and Tanner Noles.
In the goal, Matt Roberson was in goal with three saves. Obion Central begins play in the Region 7 Tournament Monday at Covington at 5. The winner plays Westview at 6 Tuesday.

Hickman gals event
ends in a deadlock

The Hickman County Country Club’s Ladies League began play on Thursday night.
The team of Jacque Lethcoe, Jo Lynn Gibson, Kathy Barker and Carol Potts and the combo of Linda Moore, Charlotte Hall, Evelyn Whitten and Joyce Bell tied at even par.
The ladies play every Thursday evening at 5:30. Those interested in playing are encouraged to call (270) 236-9128.

White Squirrel 5K
on slate for May 15

The White Squirrel 5K run/walk is scheduled for May 15 at 9 a.m.
The race will begin at old Kenton School gym.
Entry fee is $15 and proceeds will benefit the Obion Central “Down Under Runners.”
For more information, contact Bill Sanderson at 796-1713 or via email at

Crockett Co. grid
goes for Mac attack

Crockett County has filled its head football coaching vacancy with the hiring of Mac McCurry.
McCurry, who previously coached for 12 seasons at Moore County and then six in Marshall County, spent the past five years at Ripley, Miss.
McCurry’s Ripley teams went 48-15 during his tenure there, making the playoffs every year.
At Moore County, the Raiders went 123-28 under McCurry’s guidance from 1987-98, while MC posted a 49-22 worksheet from 1999-2004.
All totaled, his overall coaching record is 220-65 in 22 years.
McCurry replaces P.A Pratt, who built the Cavs from the ground up in his 14-year stint at the school, taking a winless program to 123 victories during his stint.
Pratt was named the Assistant Superintendent of Crockett County Schools last month.

Wynridge victors
get scorecard win

The team of Bim Barker, Hollis Woody, Max Hardin, Danny Hardin and Jerry Long combined to shoot a 6-under-par and win the weekly men’s scramble via a scorecard playoff at Wynridge Greens in Troy Thursday.
Meanwhile, the team of Carl Braddy, John Braddy, Roger McBride, Tony Roberson and Don Fletcher got second place with a like tally.
Wynridge Greens holds its weekly men’s scramble every Thursday.
For more info, call 536-4653.

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