The Covington Lady Charger volleyball squad keeps piling up the wins. They are 10-3 overall and 4-0 in District 14 AA play.

Covington dropped Bolivar on Sept. 7, blanking the Lady Tigers in three sets, 25-9, 25-15 25-7. The Lady Chargers recorded 31 aces and 19 kills in the match. Charleigh Cole led the way with 12 aces. E J McCalla had 6 aces, Madie Rose 2, Gracyn Ramsey 3 and Audrey Glass 8. Anna Gover smashed 4 kills, Emma Bowie had 8, McCalla and Kaleigh Easley 3 each and Katherine Connell and Glass 1 apiece.

The Fayette-Ware Lady Wildcats went down in straight sets 25-7, 25-9, 25-7 in a district 14-AA match up Sept. 9. Gover was all over the court, recording 11 assists, 11 aces and 5 kills. The supporting cast had great stats as well. McCalla had 4 aces and 4 kills; Easley 3 kills; Glass 1 ace and 4 kills; Bowie 2 aces and 5 kills; Connell 2 aces; Rose 6 aces and 5 kills and Ramsey 8 aces and 4 kills.


CHS travels to Germantown on Sept. 13 and hosts Ripley Sept. 14 and Millington on Sept. 16 in district play.

In cross country action:

The Charger cross country team ran their second race of the season at the Lexington Soccer Complex on Aug. 31.

Kinley Carver and Anna Reese Cousar ran for the girls. Carver turned in a personal best time of 27:04 which was good enough for 28th place in a field of 92. Reese recorded a time of 30:19.

In a field of 125, San Darius Coleman took 4th place with a time of 18:11. Dalton Travis ran the course in 19:10, which was good enough to secure 11th place.

Others running were Caden Owen (21:00), Jaylen Denmark (21:01), Aden Deverell (23:43), Lincoln Roane (24:47) and Cameron Hall (24:54. Roane and Hall each cut 4 minutes off their times in the 1st race.

On Aug. 24, the CHS cross country opened the season on a hot, humid afternoon on a challenging course at the West Carrol National Guard Armory in Livinia.

Kinlee Carver and Anna Reese Cousar ran for the girls. On the boys’ side, San’Darius Coleman placed 3rd with a time of 19:35. Dalton Travis came in 12th in 21:02 and Caden Owen turned in a time of 22:04 to take 21st place. All 3 received medals for their effort.

Steve Holt
Author: Steve Holt