Stan Beall

2 weeks 5 days ago
Mississippi Braves manager Aaron Holbert along with utility player Barrett Kleinknecht and outfielders Mycal Jones and David Rohm sign autographs for Major League hopefuls during the Attala County Library Teen Reading Program on Tuesday.  The players visited Kosciusko as part of a program to encourage reading and also told those in...
3 weeks 6 days ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area who encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing abilities for their teams in 2014.  The players are taken from the rosters of high school teams in Attala, Choctaw and Holmes counties and are nominated by their coaches....
6 weeks 6 days ago
After spending two years as a student at Northwest Community College, Brad Gray knew that he was destined to be a football coach.  The 1997 Water Valley High School graduate left Northwest for Ole Miss, graduating in the spring of 2004.   Gray started his coaching career at Coffeeville, where in two years he coached defensive backs...
7 weeks 6 days ago
Watching the world go by is not something I like to do.  Usually I want to be right in there with the world as it goes by, never thinking about who may be watching me.  All in all, I feel pretty good about the example I may set, but sometimes not so much.  I used to have a tendency to get upset at an insignificant baseball game...
8 weeks 6 days ago
The Whippets traveled to Houston last Tuesday night to play game three of the best-of-three series with the Hilltoppers.  The Whippets fell 3-2 in game one on April 10 in Houston but returned the favor last Monday night in Kosciusko 10-6, forcing game three back in Houston.  The Whippets dropped game three of the series 4-3 after some...
9 weeks 6 days ago
The Kosciusko Whippets traveled to Houston on Saturday to play game one of a best-of-three series with the Hilltoppers.  The Whippets lost the contest 3-2 in nine innings but were able to even the series at one game apiece on Monday night with a 10-6 victory, pushing their overall record to 23-8.  Game three was played Tuesday night in...
9 weeks 6 days ago
The Kosciusko Whippets and Lady Whippets sent three athletes to the Class 4A State Track Meet in Pearl on Saturday.  Lady Whippet Lakeia Hill went for three events, which included the 100-meter dash, long jump and the 300-meter hurdles, and Toweeka Ferguson competed in the triple jump.  Kosciusko Whippet Javaris Tolar competed in the...
10 weeks 6 days ago
After thumping New Albany in two games in round one of the Class 4A North Playoffs, the Whippets headed to Pontotoc last Thursday night to begin round two.  The Whippets mustered only one hit in game one against the Pontotoc Warriors and lost 5-2, sending the Whippets back home, down 0-1 in the best-of-three series.  The Whippets...
10 weeks 6 days ago
After winning the Region 6 Championship, the French Camp Panthers had a bye in round one.  The Panthers quickly took care of business in round two against Bogue Chitto, 4-3 on Thursday night in French Camp and 6-2 on Friday night at Bogue Chitto to set up a round three, best-of-three, series against Natchez Cathedral.  Game one will be...
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