Gallatin and Winston athletes ran into stiff competition at Class 2 and Class 1 state track and field meets but two Bulldogs and a Redbird were able to come home with at least one medal.
Redbird senior Jordan Leonard battled North
Gallatin High School was the scene Thursday night for the 2016 GHS Spring Sports Awards night, honoring athletes in track and boys’ golf.
Athletic Director Barron Gann opened the ceremonies with “thank yous” to coaches, staff, administrators, bus drivers, parents and all the many support people it takes to operate high school sports in any season.
Head track coach Kevin Gundy thanked his assistants, Mary Adams, John Bundy and Amy
Only five Daviess County athletes qualified for this weekend’s state track and field meet after competing Saturday in Class 1 and Class 2 sectionals in Albany.
Harris Cameron, Tate Hancock and Tanner Johnson will represent Gallatin High School in the Class 2 state event. Jordan Leonard of Winston and Peyton Jones of Pattonsburg will compete in the Class 1 state meet.
Cameron advances to the state discus competition after finishing
The Pro Football Hall of Fame and Ford Motor Company paid tribute to Roger Wehrli at his alma mater, King City High School, last Thursday morning as part of the Hometown Hall of Famer program. An audience of 600, including students, teachers, the school’s marching band, friends and others, attended the ceremony.
Hometown Hall of Famer is a national program that honors the hometown roots of the greatest heroes of
Katana Almond, Tri-County, 1600M, 1st, 5:56.08; 800M, 2nd, 2:42.21; 3200M, 4th, 13:53.42
Sophie Pliley, Winston, 1600M, 3rd, 6:03.86; 3200M, 3rd, 13:46.33
Joslyn Newton, Gilman City, 300MH, 3rd, 54.59
Jaden Almond, Tri-County, 400M, 1st, 1:06.40; 200M, 2nd, 28.72
Hailey Burrows, Gilman City, High Jump, 3rd, 4/8”
Kaytlyn Barnes, Winston, Shot Put, 3rd
Gallatin qualified 12 athletes last Saturday in six events for this upcoming weekend’s sectional meet to be held in Albany.
To move on from Saturday’s Class 2, District 8 meet, athletes had to finish in the top four in their respective events. This Saturday’s sectional will include athletes from District 7 for a total of 24 Class 2 schools. Albany will also be the site of the Class 1 sectional,
Led by sensational sophomore Jett Simmons, the Gallatin Bulldogs blew away the field in Monday’s Class 1, Sectional 4 golf competition held at Mozingo Golf Course in Maryville.
Gallatin’s team score of 307 bested rival and second place Hamilton by 45 strokes. It was also 11 strokes better, statewide, than any other Class 1 sectional winner. As a group, the Bulldogs were able to shave 26 strokes off their district-winning
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