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1 day 14 hours ago
KOSCIUSKO––The Whippets finished the 2014 football season with a 30-23 loss to the Greenwood Bulldogs and an 11-3 overall record.  Kosciusko dropped the semifinal contest after leading 13-6 at the half.  Greenwood quarterback Booker T. Chambers, who was 15-of-25 for 248 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 86 yards on...
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The Egg Bowl of 2014 had the makings of being quite epic for some time now until a turnover-plagued effort By Ole Miss against Arkansas resulted in a 30-0 thumping from the Razorbacks.  All SEC West Title hopes are gone for the Rebels now, who are 8-3 overall and 4-3 in the SEC, but title hopes remain clearly intact for the 10-1, 6-1...
1 day 14 hours ago
With Thanksgiving upon us, I thought I would touch on this great holiday as well as the opening day of deer season and a few other things of significance, at least to me anyway.  The article I mentioned awhile back that got lost in cyberspace also touched on some of this.  So with my hook all baited, I hope I can bring you all the way...
1 week 14 hours ago
FULTON––The Whippets moved to 11-2 on the year after defeating the Itawamba AHS Indians 30-13 last Friday night to advance into the semifinal for the Class 4A North State Championship against Greenwood on Friday night.  The Whippets will play host to the 10-2 Bulldogs who are coming off a 60-29 win over Ripley.   “I...
1 week 14 hours ago
While Adam Dillinger would certainly have liked his team's season to have gone on a couple weeks longer, he said there were many positives to point to when looking back at the 2014 campaign for the Choctaw County Chargers. "It never ends like you want it to unless you win it all," Dillinger said. "But I was proud of us as a...
1 week 14 hours ago
Who is your favorite college team?  Why is that so? Were you raised that way or did you decide to jump on that bandwagon after they had a little success?   Some begin their allegiances after attending or graduating from said university, and others just pick them solely based on winning percentage and who their buddies like.  ...
1 week 14 hours ago
Well the big ‘un is right around the corner.  I am talking about the main deer season here in Mississippi.  For many of us, it is the one we have been waiting for.  Youth, primitive arms, and archery seasons have been open, but, as they say in wrestling, the “main event” is upon us.  I shot a fat doe last...
2 weeks 16 hours ago
KOSCIUSKO—The Kosciusko Whippets have not won 10 games since 1998, going 11-4 with a season-ending 20-0 loss to Clarksdale in the Class 4A North State Championship game.  Fast-forward 16 years to 2014 and the Whippets are riding high at 10-2 after a first round playoff win over Rosa Fort 37-26 and a trip to Itawamba AHS for round two...
2 weeks 16 hours ago
The Ethel Tigers had suffered for 10 weeks through injuries, roster decline and losses before last week’s 24-12 win over the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves gave them their first win of the year.  One week later the Tigers won again, defeating the East Oktibbeha Titans 42-28 to end the year in front of the home crowd with a two-game...
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