The Richland Lady Raider enter the District Tournament vs. Santa Fe on Thursday at 6:00 PM. Hear the game on WKSR - 100.9, 107.7 FM and AM 1420.
The Tennessee Vols and the Mississippi State Bulldogs will square off in Starkville on Saturday, February 1st.
Hear the game on WKSR, 100.9 and 107.7 FM and AM1420.
Airtime is 12:30 PM with the tipoff at 1:00 PM
Nolensville high school will make the road trip to Giles County high school for basketball action this Friday, January 31st.
Pre-game begins just before 6:00 PM with the girls tipoff at 6:00 PM and the boys game to follow.
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Less than two weeks away from the start of their 2020 season, the Martin Methodist Women’s Tennis team checked in at #23 in the NAIA preseason poll. The RedHawks compete in one of the toughest conferences in the nation, the Southern States Athletic Conference, which saw five league members ranked inside the Top 25. The RedHawks #23 ranking is a return to where the squad finished the final rankings of the 2019 season. The RedHawks open their season on Friday, January 31st, with a trip to Knoxville to face NCAA Division II squad Carson-Newman.
Felix Hayes hit a three-pointer on the final shot of the ballgame Thursday night to give Martin Methodist a last-second, 78-76 victory in the Curry Christian Life Center versus arch rival Bethel University.
The buzzer beater saw fans storm the court as the RedHawks knocked off their rivals at the buzzer. The triple pushed Hayes to a game-high 22 points in the win.
Three other RedHawks finished with 12 points each in the win.
In the ladies contest, the RedHawks never could get over the hump in a 73-61 loss to #15 Bethel University.
Ex-Giles County players Erin Freeman and Taylor McNairy posted 14 and 8 points each in the loss, which snapped a three-game win streak.
Both Martin Methodist squads return to action this Saturday when they host another SSAC doubleheader versus Blue Mountain College.
Tipoff in Saturday’s contests comes at 2 and 4 p.m. inside the Curry Christian Life Center.
Martin Methodist Executive Director of Athletics Jeff Bain has officially announced the addition of Men and Women’s Swimming as the newest varsity intercollegiate sports and the hiring of Drew Peterson as the program’s inaugural head coach.
The addition of the two programs will have the RedHawks set to join the Mid-South Conference in 2020-2021 academic year. The RedHawks will be one of 11 Men’s Swimming programs and 12 Women’s Swimming programs in the MSC.
The RedHawks will begin competition in the fall of 2020. The RedHawks already have a home facility in the Grissom Natatorium, which is attached to the Robert E. Curry Christian Life Center.
The Martin Methodist Women’s Bowling team notched a victory in a Tier 1 event as the RedHawks won the 2019 Las Vegas Collegiate Shootout last week at the Orleans Bowling Center.
In qualifying, the RedHawks finished second to powerhouse Wichita State. The RedHawks bowled a cumulative score of 8,629.
In their first semifinal match, the RedHawks posted a four-game total of 753 to finish runner-up in their pool and advanced to the title match.
In the championship round, the RedHawks bowled some of their best scores of the season as they posted scores of 208, 190, 201 and 205 for a comprehensive score of 804. The RedHawks bested Newman Kansas by 50 total pins to claim the event win, the first Tier 1 victory for the Women’s Bowling program.
Martin Methodist now breaks for the holiday season before they return to action in mid-January.
The RedHawks will play two events in January, beginning with the Kegel/ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic in Addision, Illinois January 18th & 19th.
One final honor for the Martin Methodist Volleyball team as senior Hayley Brisendine was recognized as an NAIA All-American.
Brisendine, a senior from Pelham, Alabama, earned the honor after a sensational season for the RedHawks. The senior was named the Southern States Athletic Conference’s Libero of the Year, and ranked in the top five nationally in two defensive categories.
The selection is the first All-American nod for the RedHawks since former great LaKenya Wrightsill achieved the honor in 2007.
The # 5 Martin Methodist Women’s Soccer team saw its 2019 season come to a close Monday in the Round of 16 in the NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship in a 5-3 loss to # 12 seed Marian at the Orange Beach Sportsplex.
Freshman forward Yuki Watari had two goals for the RedHawks, while sophomore midfielder Sue Yamasaki had the other.
The RedHawks finished the season 16-5-1 and were runner-ups in the SSAC regular-season and conference tournaments. The national tournament marked the 16th all-time appearance for the RedHawks.