Sports Roundup


JV basketball wins against Cumberland

The Adair County Middle School boys’ basketball kicked off their season this week and all three grades showed off their skill in what will surely set the tone for the rest of the season. The team traveled to Cumberland County and set the final scores with massive leads.

Coach Mike Sneed had this to say: “Three good wins to start the year. We have several new players and it was good to get them some experience. I’m proud of the returning players helping and leading the team.” Sixth grade won 51-18, seventh grade won 49-15, and eighth grade won 48-18.

If you want to catch the Indians in action, you will find them at their first home game against Metcalfe County tonight at 5 p.m. They will also be headed to Taylor County on Monday, and will face off at 5 p.m.

Adair band advances to semifinals

The Adair County Marching Band is almost finished for the season as they are on the road to the state championships. The band went to Warren East High School last weekend for the KMEA quarterfinals where they had a great performance for the season.

The team was awarded second overall KMEA 3A and also tied for the best overall music performance. This qualifies the team to move closer to that championship title.

The team will perform Saturday at 2 p.m. in Warren County for the semifinals competition. The band is facing off against 11 other teams and will be the final performance of the 3A semifinals. If the Indians perform well, it will be off to state finals later that day.

Cross country headed for state

The cross-country team went to Bowling Green this past weekend for varsity regionals in the Ephram White Park. The runners showed their speed, allowing them to represent Adair County in the state finals.

The regional meet yielded great results for individual runners. Brianna Hillock received a sixth place medal and qualifies for the KHSAA State Championship for the girls. Jacob Boutte will also be at championship, running for the boys.

“All the runners had major improvements and we are very proud of them,” said Coach Jon Vaughn.

Catch the Adair County runners at the state championship this Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

Annual Powder Puff Game Today

The High School Powder Puff game is scheduled for today at 6 p.m. This will be held at the ACHS football field. Tickets will be sold for $5 a person.

This annual match is always a great way for community members to support a local charity and local sports teams.

There will be a special half-time event this year in the form of a breast cancer survivors walk, so make sure to wear pink to the game. Community members can nominate their breast cancer survivor and there will also be “in memory of ” ceremonial walk.

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