Marion County High School

Robinson and Madison share 2,000 points in basketball

GUIN — Two athletes at Marion County High School have been awarded an honor not many receive. Sophomore Lily Robinson and junior Tye Madison each received a Wilson basketball with their name, jersey number and the amount of points they have amassed: 1,000.

The awards were given on Friday, Jan. 5, during the basketball games between MCHS and Hubbertville. After the girls’ game was over, Robinson’s name was called and coach Scott Veal presented the basketball to a surprised Robinson.

Marion County High ups its security

Marion County High School Principal Dustin Silas stands in front of the recently completed security entrance to the school.

GUIN — The safety of students is a priority for school officials in this age of threats and shootings. With help from a private donation, Marion County High School has installed a barrier in the form of a wall at its entrance, stopping visitors and directing them to the office before being admitted into the school.
The donation was $10,000 to MCHS, and an additional $10,000 was given to Guin Elementary School as well.

Lady Red Raiders make 1A state runners-up

Bottom row from left to right are Jasmine Wilson, Kaley Webb, Becca Junkin and Mckenzie Stephens. Top row, Erin Culp, Scott Veal, Anna Rea White, Addison Randolph, Krissa Comer, Porshia Lipsey, Lilly Robinson, Rachel Roberts, Alecia Shack, Bree Lipsey and Lexie Dishner.
BIRMINGHAM — The Marion County High School Lady Red Raiders are the 2022-23 season basketball 1A state runners-up.

Marion County teams going to basketball regionals

Marion County will be sending their boys and girls to the regional tournament this week after both teams won their respective 1A Area 11 championship games.
The Lady Red Raiders tamed the Hubbertville Lions 63-31, and the Raiders won 69-39 over the Lynn Bears.
Both teams will be advancing to the regional tournament this week.

Marion County advances to third round of playoffs

Marion County’s Riley Smith (#57) gets his hands on the jersey of a Valley Head runner and drags him to the ground. Also pictured are Jameson Webb (#51), Gavin Cole (#2), Brooks Junkin (#55), Cam Blanchard (#59) and Landon Morrow (#6).

GUIN — The Marion County High School Red Raiders are advancing to the third round of the state playoffs after a 27-6 victory over the visiting Valley Head High School Tigers on Friday night, Nov. 11.

Red Raiders rout Colts 22-16 for homecoming

Marion County High School’s Dalyce Floyd (#8) catches a heavily contested pass as the buzzer sounds on the first half of the game.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
GUIN – The Marion County High School Red Raiders defeated the visiting Clements Colts on homecoming night, Friday, Sept. 30.
The Colts were the first to strike, scoring a touchdown on a long pass with 9:51 left in the first quarter. With the 2 point attempt, they were ahead 8-0.
The Raiders tried to catch up, and the Colts tried to increase their lead, but both defenses kept the score locked at 8-0 for the remainder of the quarter.

Marion County Red Raiders defeat Berry 54-6

Dee Lipsey (5) shrugs off a defender in the Red Raiders’ game against Berry.

By Luke Brantley
Staff writer
GUIN —  The Marion County High School Red Raiders beat the Berry Wildcats 54-6 on Friday night, Sept. 16.
The Raiders scored first just under a minute into the first quarter, and scored again a few minutes later with a run from Tye Madison. Dee Lipsey scored the extra two points, and the Raiders were leading 14-0.

Marion County slides into win over Vina

The Marion County Red Raiders easily dispatched Vina 11-4 on Tuesday, April 19.
Marion County got things moving in the first inning, when Zach Lamoureux doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Marion County scored four runs in the sixth inning. Marion County's big bats in the inning were led by a single by Lamoureux, a sac fly by Cade Adkins and an error on a ball put in play by Caleb Knight.

Taylor signs with Southwest Tenn.

Torie Taylor (center) is shown signing with Southwest Tennessee Community College in Memphis, Tenn., during a ceremony on Friday, July 23. Also shown are (seated, from left) father Steven Taylor, Torie, mother Rebecca Taylor, (standing, from left) Marion County High School softball coach Savannah Fox and Southwest coach Keith Gentry.[Deuce Belk Media]

By Scott Johnson
General Manager