Rangers improve against Hardin County
by Galen Shelton
Dec 11, 2013 | 853 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Joppa Ranger Hunter Johnson goes up for a shot against two Hardin County Cougars on Tuesday. Fellow Rangers Kamren Blanford, number 3, and Michael Sparks, number 24, await the outcome.
— Beth Shelton | Metropolis Planet
Joppa Ranger Hunter Johnson goes up for a shot against two Hardin County Cougars on Tuesday. Fellow Rangers Kamren Blanford, number 3, and Michael Sparks, number 24, await the outcome. — Beth Shelton | Metropolis Planet
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Joppa Rangers cheerleaders cheer on the crowd as the varsity team takes on the Hardin County Cougars Tuesday. 
— Beth Shelton | Metropolis Planet
Joppa Rangers cheerleaders cheer on the crowd as the varsity team takes on the Hardin County Cougars Tuesday. — Beth Shelton | Metropolis Planet
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The young Joppa Rangers played Hardin County’s Cougars back on Nov. 26 in the Crab Orchard Thanksgiving Tournament and the results were embarrassing.

Two weeks ago, the Cougars rolled to a 62-35 rout and Rangers coach Kenny Harris had some reservations concerning his team’s commitment. After some serious conversations, the boys came back and put forth some far better efforts against Pope County and Dongola with the latter being Joppa’s first win of the year.

The Rangers and the Cougars had a rematch Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Joppa, and while the end result was the same with Joppa losing again to the Cougars, the effort was vastly different.

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