The Martin Methodist Men and Women’s Soccer teams earned a split in a big SSAC doubleheader Wednesday night at the University of Mobile.
In the opener, freshman midfielder Miku Sunaga scored a goal in each half as the nation’s No. 1 ranked team defeated the 10th-ranked Rams, 2-0.
In the nightcap, the RedHawk Men had a frustrating evening as Mobile earned a 4-0 victory. The loss marked a third straight for the RedHawks, who slipped to 9-5 on the season.
Both teams will have contests at home tomorrow when they host William Carey University. The ladies contest will be a Top 5 clash as the No. 1 ranked RedHawks tangle with the No. 4 ranked Crusaders.
In the nightcap, the RedHawk Men will meet the nation’s top-ranked men’s soccer program as the Crusaders visit with a perfect 15-0 record.
Kickoffs are set for 1:30 and 4 p.m. at Grissom Pitch.
In High School Football action this evening Giles County will lay their 5 wins and 3 losses on the line against Tullahoma who’s 4 and 4 on the season. All the action can be heard on AM-1420 & 100.9-FM, WKSR.
The Richland Raiders will come off a bye week to square-off against Moore County. Richland has 2 wins and 6 losses on the year, Moore County is just the opposite with 6 wins and 2 losses. The battle of the raiders can be heard on WKSR.COM streaming.
The Martin Methodist Athletic Department is excited to announce that it will hold the 5th Annual RedHawk 5K Glow Run at the East Campus Friday, October 27th.
The Glow Run, which has seen nearly a thousand runners take part in the event over the last three years, is a race that begins and ends at the RedHawks indoor athletic training facility.
All proceeds from the race will help benefit the Martin Methodist Athletic Department and improvements at the department's East Campus.
The race is set to start at 9 p.m. with registration set for 8 p.m.
Registration for the race is officially underway, with a $25 registration fee.
The race will feature seven classifications, with special recognition given to the first, second and third place finishers in each age division.
A trio of student-athletes at Martin Methodist College have been named Southern States Athletic Conference Players of the Week.
In Women’s Soccer, senior defender Carolina Ladaga and freshman forward Miku Sunaga have been named the league’s Defensive Player of the Week and Offensive Player of the Week, Ladaga’s honor is her second in as many weeks. Sunaga, scored four goals in the club’s win at Faulkner University Thursday and followed up with a goal and an assist in the club’s win at Dalton State College Saturday.
In Volleyball, nearby St. Joseph, Tennessee native and former Loretto Lady Mustang Sabrie Sirmones earned Volleyball Attacker of the Week honors. Sirmones has won the award on three occasions this season and has helped guide the RedHawks to a 17-5 overall record and an 8-1 mark in conference play.
The Martin Methodist Men and Women’s Cross Country teams competed in just their second-ever meet and their first officially scored contest Saturday morning at the 2017 Mississippi College Invitational.
The RedHawks will return to the same course on Nov. 3 when they compete in the Southern States Athletic Conference Men and Women’s Cross Country Championships.
The Redhawk Men finished 12th place on the day, the Lady RedHawks combined for a 14th-place finish.
In High School Football action….
Giles County moves to 5 wins and 3 losses on the season with a 36 to 0 shutout of Fayette Ware.
The Bobcats will now focus their attention to a matchup with Tullahoma Friday Night.
The Richland Raiders had a bye week, and are now preparing for a tilt with another group of Raiders Friday Night, Moore County.
The Laurel Hill Wildlife Management Area in Lawrence County will be hosting a youth deer hunt this weekend.
The hunt is for hunters ages 6 to 16. Hunters must be accompanied by a non-hunting adult and must comply with fluorescent orange regulations. Hunters must also meet hunter education requirements.
All young hunters will be allowed to harvest one deer at no charge.
Macedonia Baptist Church will be providing a chili and hot dog lunch starting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at 74 VFW Road, Lawrenceburg for the young hunters.
For more information, call 931-762-5749.
The Giles County Fraternal Order Of Police will host their "RUN FOR OTHERS"…a 4 and 6 mile Charity Run and Walk this Saturday, October 14th.
The “Run For Others” will raise funds for the organization to give back to others in the community.
The entry fee is $30 for ages 19 and up, $20 for ages 11 to 18, and $10 for kids up to 10.
Entry forms can be picked-up at the Giles County Sheriff’s Office or the Pulaski Police Department.
For more information contact Kyle or Scott at 931-363-3505.
In High School Football action this week…
Giles County will look to regain their winning ways by taking on Fayette Ware. Pre-game will begin around 6:30pm on AM-1420 & 100.9-FM WKSR with a schedule 7pm Kick-off.
The Richland Raiders will rest a week with a bye week this Friday, then try to pull-off a victory as they square-off against Moore County on October 20th.
This week The Giles County Bobcats will get one of their toughest tests of the season as they square-off against the #11 ranked Marshal County Tigers. Both teams have 4 wins and 2 losses on the season…the game will be heard on AM-1420 and 100.9-FM, WKSR beginning around 6:30pm this evening.
The Richland Raiders will take-on 6 & 1 Cornersville on tonight in the “Battle Of Buford Station”. The Raiders are 2 & 5 on the season, but always rise to the occasion when the play the Bulldogs. Pre-game will begin around 6:30pm on WKSR.COM Streaming.