Sports

1 week 5 days ago
With squirrel season upon us and other seasons right around the corner, my hunter's sap is rising when Mother Nature is receding.  As the weather cools ever so slightly and the days get shorter, sap recedes in the trees and leaves begin to change color. All of nature seems to be readying itself for the gray of winter. My wife and I...
2 weeks 4 days ago
LOUISVILLE––Though the Wildcats were struggling after three straight losses, Kosciusko head coach Trac Baughn knew the defending 3A State Champions were still a dangerous opponent. With his team trailing 7-6 at the half, Baughn had a little concern for his team because he knew that they had a lot to overcome.   “It...
2 weeks 4 days ago
The Ethel Lady Tigers went 3-0 on the week with a win over French Camp on Thursday night and a doubleheader sweep of East Oktibbeha on Monday to push their record to 12-6 overall with a 2-0 mark in region play.   In the Thursday game with French Camp Erin Watkins pitched and got the win, striking out three and walking three.  The...
2 weeks 4 days ago
The Lady Whippets hosted the Leake Central Lady Gators last Tuesday and came away with a 7-5 win, improving their season record to 9-5 overall.   Kelbe Logan got the start for the Lady Whippets and held the Lady Gators to five runs. The leading hitters for the Lady Whippets were Abi Burns with a double, single and three RBI, Kali...
2 weeks 4 days ago
The McAdams Bulldogs fell to 3-3 overall and 0-3 in region play after falling to Greenville St. Joe 35-6, last Friday night.   The Bulldogs fell behind early and trailed 8-6 after one quarter of play.  St. Joe scored two touchdowns in the second quarter to take a 22-6 lead into the half.  St. Joe added one more touchdown in the...
2 weeks 4 days ago
GOODMAN --- The Holmes Community College Bulldogs scored 19 points in the fourth quarter to pick up a huge 27-8 North Division win here Thursday night over Mississippi Delta Community College. With the win, the Bulldogs went to 2-3 overall and more importantly 1-1 in the North Division. Holmes hosts Northwest Mississippi Community College on...
2 weeks 4 days ago
The Ethel Tigers fell to 0-6 on the year after falling to West Lowndes 40-8.  The win pushed the Panthers overall record to 2-4 on the year.   “Out of the gates we were kind of looking to see if they were going to hit us and how well they were going to play us,” said Ethel head coach Brad Gray.  “We didn’...
3 weeks 5 days ago
Seven football games played; seven football games won.  That is where we are with nearly a third of the season done for our fair state’s two SEC schools.  Ole Miss and Mississippi State are both garnering national attention, especially after the Bulldogs thumped the Bayou Bengals in Baton Rouge and with the Rebels upcoming...
3 weeks 5 days ago
I really did not know what I was going to write about this week as we are between seasons.  Then a great uncle of mine came to mind.  I have written about him before.  This man was like a father, grandfather, best friend and mentor to me.  He was a lot of man in a 145-pound package. He passed away while I was in the Marine...
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