The 1947 Magnolia Majors basketball team was the first team in LaRue County to compete at the state Sweet 16 tournament.
Players were Charles Read, Bill Lemons, J.D. Avery, Stuart Pepper, Coleman Miller, Charles Ward, Donald Mather, Hobart Bowen, Johnny Catlett (manager), Darnall McCubbin, Kenneth Bell, and Coach W.L. “The Fox” Reed.
“We had a really great team that year. There were very few guys in our high school but our team was very, very good,” said Charlene Akin, a freshman and cheerleader for the team.