Medora presents fall, winter athletic awards


Medora Junior-Senior High School recently held an awards program for its athletes that competed in the fall and winter sports seasons.

The Hornets’ volleyball team, under first-year varsity head coach Missy Stewart, went 8-19 in 2018.

In the program’s first-ever Southern Roads Conference tournament, the Hornets finished runners-up.

Hornets senior Kailen Flynn picked up an armful of accolades, taking home the hitting, kill percentage and passing awards.

The setting award was presented to Morgan Dunn and Grace Cobb received the coaches award. The two also shared the serving award.

A blocking award went to Keyla Newby, Kelsey Turner was the recipient of the service ace award, Bailey Morris took home the mental attitude award, and Rebekah Ginter and Hannah Morris were co-most improved.

The Hornets’ girls basketball team finished 0-19 for the 2018-19 season in Brad McCammon’s 15th overall year of coaching. 

Like volleyball, Flynn was presented numerous awards for basketball. Flynn was presented the field goal percentage (33%), assists (34), and steals (40) awards.

Turner also received many honors, as she took home the rebounding (138), free throw percentage (52%), blocks (25) awards. Turner and Flynn both received were both named best statistical players.

Taylor Hunter, Gwyneth Morris, Cobb, and Flynn all received captain awards.

Morris took home the mental attitude award while Kenley King (coaches), Jarey Babcock (most improved) and Sarah Gorbett (Miss Hustle) also took home plaques.

Medora’s boys basketball team went 4-20 under Mark Morin, who has coached the Hornets the past three seasons.

Hornets senior captains Keaton Seniours, Judd Fish, Owen Sullivan and Skylar Jones took cleaned up on the night.

Sullivan received the rebounds (130), scoring (301), and free throw percentage (72%) awards. Fish was presented the blocks (39) and steals (39) awards and Seniours was given the assists (72) award.

Jayvin Spurgeon was Mr. Hustle, Isaiah Myers earned the most improved title and Caleb Sturgill was presented the mental attitude award.

Junior varsity awards were present to Bryce Guffey (most improved), Jackson Combs (rebounding), Sturgill (free throw percentage), Spurgeon (field goal percentage) and Myers (assists).

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Awards were also presented to Medora’s middle school athletes. Winners included:

Girls basketball

Leadership: Katie Davidson

Mental Attitude: Jenna Bowers

Best Field Goal %: : Aaralyn Hackney, Mariah Cobb

Most Improved: Gracie Burnside, Lynnzie Miller, Hailey Bowman

Boys ‘A’ basketball

Best Free Throw %: Braxton McCory

Mental Attitude: Shepard Earl

Most Improved: Jayden Brown

Boys ‘B’ basketball

Best Free Throw %: Brandon Albertson

Mental Attitude: Dawson Cornett

Most Improved:  Kacie Inscoe