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.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball team opened up practice for the 2017-18 season Monday afternoon at the Chattem Basketball Practice Facility on the UTC campus.
While the Mocs have been working out and practicing since early summer, yesterday marked the first official day of practice.
The Mocs return starters Aryanna Gilbert and Keiana Gilbert both products of Giles County High School in Pulaski and Lakelyn Bouldin of Spencer, as well as letter winners Shelbie Davenport of Murfreesboro, and Nakeia Burks of Huntsville.
Newcomers fill out the roster with one transfer and five freshmen who will all see significant playing time on the team this year.
In High School Football action…
The Giles County Bobcats continued their winning was topping East Nashville 52 to 34 to move to 4 wins and 2 losses on the season.
The Richland Raiders lost to Eagleville 56 to 8 to drop to 2 wins and 5 losses on the season.
The Martin Methodist College Athletic Department will continue its monthly RedHawk Athletic Luncheon series next Wednesday, October 4, at the Hickory House restaurant in Pulaski.
The monthly event is held the first Wednesday of every month at Noon. The cost of the buffet will be $5 (excluding drink) and the RedHawks will pick up the balance of your buffet tab.
This month’s guest speaker will be longtime college and professional football coach Kippy Brown.
A native of Sweetwater, Tennessee, Brown boasts 38 years of experience at the collegiate and professional ranks, with 21 of Brown’s years of service were spent in the NFL.
Come join the RedHawks in the RedHawk Room at the Hickory House Restaurant for a social, fast-paced "power luncheon" with limited seating. The luncheon will conclude by 12:50 p.m.