Prep teams to scrimmage Friday
Middle school action - Winfree Bryant Middle School and Wilson Central High will both host middle school jamborees Saturday.
Wilson Centrals jamboree will start at 4 p.m. Saturday with an admission of $5 per person. Participating teams include: Macon County, Station Camp, Southside, Mt. Juliet Middle, Hartsville and West Wilson. Wilson Centrals ninth graders will play the Donelson Christian junior varsity in two running clock periods beginning at 7 p.m.
Winfree Bryant's jamboree starts at 5 p.m. and will feature four periods of action with WBMS participating in all four / alternating varsity with second teamers and junior varsity.
Former LHS AD dies -- Funeral services are scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1 at Oak Grove Methodist Church in Lextington for former Lebanon High athletic director / administrator Denise Houston Joyner, 49.
A career educator, Dr. Joyner died late Sunday, July 29, 2012 in Jackson following a battle with cancer. She served as an athletic director at LHS during the 2008-09 academic year. To view a memorial visit: www.paffordfuneralhome.com.
Blue & White tailgateThe inaugural Blue & White Pre-Season Tailgate Party will be held 6 p.m. Saturday, August 4 at the new Lebanon High School. This fund-raiser, along with the Blue Devil Kickoff Classic on the following weekend (Aug. 11), will help fund team meals and travel expenses for the LHS football program.
A hamburger / cheeseburger meal with all the trimmings is planned, as well as a silent auction. Blue Devil football players will be selling $10 tickets this week as well as $10 tickets for a $1,500 ping pong ball drop - sponsored by local law firm Tressler & Associates, PLLC.