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As part of our Bombers Best celebrations, the 2021 Lady Bomber Volleyball Team was honored on Friday, December 6, and new banner is now displayed with the team's accomplishments.
These group of ladies set the school record for wins, surpassing 30 wins for the first time in program history. They finished 2nd in the Apollo Slamfest, losing only to a 40-win Central Hardin team. They won the 3rd District Championship and stormed to the finals of the First Region, where they eventually finished as runners up.
These Lady Bombers, however, were the All A First Region Champions, winning 5 matches in a day without losing a single set – gaining 5 perfect 2-0 wins on the day. At the All A State Tournament in Richmond, the Lady Bombers advanced through pool play with three 2-0 wins to qualify as one of the state’s Final Four. In the state semi-finals, the BMHS ladies fell to a St. Henry squad that eventually won the All A and the KHSAA state championships. The 2021 Lady Bombers finished with an incredible 32-6 record.
Izzy Myers was named the Region 1 Player of the Year, and head coach Adam Solomon was named the Region 1 Coach of the Year.
Members of the 2021 Lady Bombers Volleyball team were Kenna Bodell, KyLee Bodell, Addison Carter, Kinley Doublin, Allison Enfinger, Bailey Lee, Emma Lehmann, Isabella Myers, Bryce O’Neil, Jasmine Pollard, Keira Shaw, Kylie Shaw, and Amyah Smith.
The manager for the team was Devin Hawkins. The assistant coaches for the team were Elizabeth King and Tessa Blankenship. The head coach for the Lady Bombers was Adam Solomon.
Members of the 1992 BMHS boys basketball team were honored on Saturday, December 10. They were the last team to win the 3rd District boys basketball tournament. Bomber fans welcomed them back to commemorate the 30th anniversary of their upset win over Graves County in the district finals.
Members of the 1992 Bomber District Champion Basketball Team were Jeff Cooper, Michael Dowdy, Don Hall, Cory Holt, Adam Knott, Phillip Lawrence, Joey Summers, Ron Townsley, Matt Wheeler, Nathan Whipple, Bo Williams, Torsh Yates, and Wartez Yates. The team was coached by head coach Roscoe Denney, and assistant coaches Roberts and Anthony Hunt.
BMHS celebrated the 40th anniversary of the best year in Bomber Sports on December 2, 2022 in the season opening home doubleheader for the basketball teams. In 1982 the Lady Bombers Basketball Team, the Bombers Basketball Team, and the Bombers Baseball team all won their district tournaments and each ended up as First Region Runners-up. Members of these teams were invited back, and those present were honored on the floor at different times during the evening.
Frank Haneline was the head coach, and Connie Lamkin was the assistant coach for the Lady Bombers, who are only one of two teams to ever advance to the regional finals. They accumulated a 23-6 record, winning the 2nd district title over Lone Oak by a score of 47-42, falling in the regional finals to the eventual state champion Marshall County Lady Marshals. That team included two members of the school’s 1000 point club – Trina Leigh Middleton and Kim Riepe Farmer. Members of the team included: Kelly Evans, Deanna Gordon (Shelley), Debbie Kendrick (Buchanan), Karen Lamkin, Trina Leigh (Middleton), Sam Mitchell, Denise Redpath, Marla Renfrow (Cooper), Kim Riepe (Farmer), Jonna Vaden, Tracy Walters, and Mary Wood.
The 1982 Bomber Baseball Team accumulated a 20-3 record that spring. They earned the district championship by defeating Carlisle County behind a no-hitter thrown by Roy Dunning. That team advanced to the regional finals, eventually falling to the Paducah Tilghman Tornado. That team included catcher Todd Cooper, who later played for the University of Louisville, and shortstop Tracy Thomason, who later played for the University of Kentucky. Members of the 1982 Bomber District Champion and First Region Runner-up Baseball Team were: Tim Alvey, Jeff Berry, Russ Buchanan, Todd Cooper, Brad Davis, Kreg Denton, Roy Dunning, Alan Foster, Joe Hannan, Marty Logsdon, Jeff Norment, Robbie Pace, Kevin Spraggs, Tracy Thomason, and Mike Williams. The assistant coach was Tom Shelton. The head coach was Mike Sidbotton.
The 1982 Bombers Boys Basketball team accumulated a record of 23-10 that season. After winning the district championship in 1981, the team’s reputation grew, and they were invited to and played in the first prestigious King of the Bluegrass Tournament, where they fell to the state’s top team, Virgie, and Mr. Basketball Todd May. Behind the three-time All-Purchase Player and 1981 Purchase Player of the Year as well as the school’s all-time leading scorer, Keith Myers, the team defeated Paducah Tilghman 63-60 to win the 2nd District championship. The First Region tournament was one of the most exciting tournaments in memory, and the Bombers eventually ran into the Tornado again the finals where they fell short, ending their season as Region Runners up.
Members of the 1982 Bomber District Champion and First Region Runner-up Basketball Team were: Barry Babb, Todd Beardsley, Jeff Brewington, Russ Buchanan, Roy Dunning, Darren Jennings, Greg Mitchell, Keith Myers, Mike Phillips, Flint Renfrow, Barry Stevens, and Jim Taffer. Yogi Trice was the assistant coach, and the head coach was B.B. Kendrick, who passed away this past March. The team invited B.B.'s widow, Kathy, to the floor and presented her with a signed ball and gift in appreciation for the investment of she and Coach Kendrick in their lives.