|Remember When? Lady Rebel Angel gets wings with outpouring vs. UC |
|Posted: Thursday, January 20, 2011 5:26 pm |
|Remember when takes a look back at the local stories from the files of The Messenger that took place 1, 5, 10, 20 and 30 years ago. |
30 Years Ago
Jan. 21 — Kenton and Union City split a high school basketball twinbill. The Lady Warriors prevailed 55-53 in the opener, while the Twister boys routed their opposition 91-60. In the girls’ game, Michelle Skinner totaled 29 for the victorious Kenton team, while Tina Smithson also hit in twin figures with 10. Debbie Christian had a UC-best 27 tallies, while Valerie Caldwell finished with 10. In the nightcap, four Twisters finished in double digits. Ronald Ward had a team-high 31 for Union City, while Rodney Alexander, Jonathan Turner and Ken Amos added 13, 12 and 10, respectively.
Jan. 24 — South Fulton swept Gleason. The Devilettes won by a 46-31 margin, while the SF boys claimed an 81-56 triumph. In the girls’ game, Melissa McClure paced South Fulton with 13 points, while Lisa Waldrop and Dee Dee Moody each added eight. Patrick Hobbs was the top gun for the Devils with 28, while Barry Williams also finished in double digits with 16.
20 Years Ago
Jan. 21 — Obion Central routed Lake County in both ends of a prep basketball twinbill. The Lady Rebels coasted to an 89-38 triumph, while their male counterparts won by a large 104-70 margin. Jennifer Gurley was atop the scoring summary for the OC girls with 12 points, while Kristy Petty had 11 tallies. In the boys’ game, Denver Whitby had 28 for the Rebels. Also, Shane DePriest added 15 and David Keeling totaled 12.
Jan. 22 — The Union City freshman basketball team improved to 8-1 on the campaign after its 49-32 triumph over Dyer County. Chris Smith scored a team-best 14 for the frosh Twisters, while Jack Jernigan finished with 12 and Fred Sanders added 10 points.
10 Years Ago
Jan. 24 — Obion Central’s Whitney Angel finished with a game and career-high 26 points as her team bested county rival Union City 67-55. In the nightcap, the Twisters extracted a measure of revenge as they defeated OC 67-45. LeeAnn Revell was behind Angel in the Lady Rebels’ scorebook with nine points. Union City’s Brittany Thompson offered 18 and Tamisha Slayton totaled 16. The Twisters had Drew Cross with 20 points and Robert Robinson with 13. Obion Central’s leading scorer was Travis Johnson (20 points.) Johnson was followed by Lucas DuRall with 13.
Jan. 26 — The South Fulton boys and Ridgemont girls ruled the Obion County School System’s basketball roost. The Devilettes claimed the OCSS boys’ crown with a 53-37 besting of R’mont in the title tilt. Meanwhile, the Lady Mustangs edged SF 42-38 in the girls’ finale. The champion Red Devils had Jeremy Wilson with 14 points and Adam Hicks with a dozen tallies. R’mont was led by Zach Buckland, who scored a game-high 15. In the girls’ championship contest, Jenna Roney was the lone Lady Mustang in twin figures with 10. South Fulton was led by Shelby Cawthon’s 16-point outing during the title tilt.
5 Years Ago
Jan. 23 — The Obion Central girls avenged an early-season loss, defeating Union City 46-26. The Lady Twisters were without three starters. DeBrisha Robinson was out due to an arm injury, while Annah McEwen (broken eye socket) and Katie Keathley (torn ACL) both were in street clothes, as well. Jennifer Davis paced the victorious Lady Rebels with 17 points, while Jana Roney added 16.
Jan. 24 — History repeated itself in the Obion County School System’s ranks. For the fourth time in five seasons, the Hillcrest girls won the OCSS postseason tournament, besting Lake Road 45-22 in the finals. Meanwhile, the South Fulton boys defeated H’crest 41-28 to claim the school’s third OCSS crown in five years. In the girls’ title game, Aubrey Reedy finished with a dozen for the Lady Cougars, while Olivia Grady and Chassidy Fussell had respective point totals of 11 and 10. Lake Road’s leading lady was Mackenzie Tucker, who offered eight points. In the boys’ finale, Jonathan Avent led SF with 12 points and Hunter Allen pitched in seven. Hillcrest’s Brady York had a team-high eight points.
1 Year Ago
Jan. 20 — Turnovers were the culprit that did both South Fulton teams in against Union City. The Devilette girls were guilty of three consecutive mistakes during a 48-45 defeat. Meanwhile, the SF boys had 29 turnovers in an 84-52 defeat to the Twisters. Shenisha Huff led the Union City girls with 17 points, while Micah Warford added 10. South Fulton’s Ka-Lon Martin equaled Huff’s point total with 17. Paxton Sisson and Taleeah Cross offered double-digit outings for the Devilettes, as well, with 11 and 10 tallies, respectively.
Jan. 26 — The Black Oak girls bested Lake Road 48-41 to claim the school’s first Obion County School System basketball championship since 2000. On the boys’ side, South Fulton continued its dominance, disposing of LR by a 43-18 count to claim its third straight OCSS crown. In the girls’ title game, Darcey Jones propelled BO with 14 points, while Dianna Flippen and Ashlynn Hamm offered 12 and 11 tallies, respectively. Lake Road had three girls in twin figures. Nicole Storey was atop that list with 11, while Carly Whipple and McKenna Stephenson both totaled 10. The champion Red Devils had Jacoby Garmon (10 points) and Harrison Hawks (nine tallies) as its biggest bread-winners. Kyle Edwards and Blake Berner both totaled five for LR.