By Jennifer Lane
Hardin County Junior High Teacher Heather Sanders has taken on the position of Head Coach for 2019-2020 Junior High Lady Cougars Volleyball team. Coach Rachel Kizziah was able to establish the first ever volleyball team last year, but has now taken the position as Head Coach guiding the first high school team this year. Coach Sanders is assisted by Emily Settles and Ellie Prim.
Pictured, back row, left to right: Assistant Coach Emily Settles, Summer Vinyard, Riley Patton, Hailey McDowell, Alidia Stephens, Briley McDowell, Leah Carr, Kendall McKinley, Joslin Alexander, and Head Coach Heather Sanders. Front row: Paisley Patton, Gracy Smith, Emery Stricklin, Macey Martin, Isabella Rose, Whitlee Fricker, Grantlei Lane, Drakelin Thilmony, Aaliyah Littrell. Those unavailable for the picture were: Ella Staggs, Lorelai Hershey, and Assistant Coach Ellie Prim.
Now that the team has made it through its first year and has a varsity team, they will also be able to play a “C” team that consists of 5th and 6th grades. Those games will begin at 5:30 p.m. The Lady Cougars will play their next home game on Thursday, February 13. Come out and show your support.