Area Sports

Battle of the Bands held

The second annual “Battle of the Bands” was held on Tuesday, Feb. 11, during a home basketball game at Monroe County High School. The battle brings together alumni and current Monroe County Falcon Band members in a friendly competition. The band family played alongside each other with some spanning the generations on instruments and others…

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“…Making her own way…”

MCHS students celebrate career and technical education programs By: Terry Simpson Some may say that “shop classes” and the trade world are “a man’s world,” but Monroe County High School senior Christine Webb has set out to prove that statement wrong. For her, construction and carpentry skills just came natural — and this girl, well…

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PITCH TOURNAMENT TO BE HELD

The Monroe County Old Timers Fishing Club will host a pitch tournament, to benefit “Children for Christmas,” on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m., at the Sportsman’s Club. The entry fee is $5 per person. Food will be served.

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New sport team takes off at Monroe County Middle

The Monroe County Middle School Lady Falcon Volleyball team held their first ever match  on Monday, Feb. 27, against Allen County. The Lady Falcons volleyball team, coached by Ashlee McClendon and Brittany Cain, is comprised of sixth, seventh and eighth grade girls. All of these girls are playing the sport for the first time in…

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Homecoming week festivities featured from MCHS

MCHS students participated in several festivities leading up to the grand finale of Homecoming held on Friday, Jan. 31. Dress up days – such as PJ Day, Superhero Day, Camo/Western Day, Generation Day and Spirit Day were held. A pep rally was also held on Friday afternoon in the gymnasium with coaches speaking to the…

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MCHS Homecoming Royalty named

Senior Alayna Hodges was named the 2020 Monroe County High School Basketball Homecoming Queen Friday night during halftime festivities. A daughter of Chris and Beth Hodges, Alayna was the Lady Falcon Basketball representative. From left, first runner-up was Christine Webb, the daughter of Michael and Sharon Webb, a Senior representing SkillsUSA; second runner-up Connor Geralds,…

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Petett named as MCHS Head Football Coach

For almost as long as there has been a Monroe County High School football team – John Petett has been involved — first as a player, then as an assistant coach, then as the head coach for 12 years. Petett, who stepped back from the lead role four years ago, was tagged to take back…

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Monroe County football holds “Pink Out” ceremonies

A beautiful pink striped sky blanketed Darryl Carter football stadium on Friday, Oct.18, at a home game against Metcalfe County. It could not have been more perfect as Monroe County High School celebrated their annual “Pink Out” in honor of cancer survivors, fighters and those lost. While the stands were packed full of fans in…

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