Sports

1 week 4 days ago
The Ethel Lady Tigers picked up one win in three tries after the Christmas Break to push their season record to 4-11 overall.  Ethel fell to East Webster 69-29 on Thursday, Choctaw County 59-49 on Friday and defeated Hamilton 47-36 on Saturday. In the Thursday night contest with East Webster, the Lady Tigers fell behind early and trailed...
1 week 4 days ago
When asked why do I hunt so hard, I have to say, “I gotta be there when the lights come on.”  I have hunted my deer field out back so hard this year without seeing anything that I have nicknamed it the “Dead Sea.”  I have had similar experiences in years past, and generally if I maintain patience, I have gotten...
3 weeks 4 days ago
January Kosciusko head football coach Tyler Peterson resigns his post with the Whippets to take over as the head football coach and athletics director at Northwest Rankin High School.  Peterson was 11-14 in his two-year stint and led the Whippets to the playoffs both years. “It was an extremely tough decision and anytime you talk...
6 weeks 2 days ago
The Kosciusko Whippets have opened the 2014-15 season with five wins and one loss.  The Whippets defeated Puckett on November 25, 75-66 and then took care of business against Richland and Vardaman after the Thanksgiving break by scores of 62-43 and 68-17 respectively last Tuesday and Friday. In the contest with the Puckett Wolves, the...
6 weeks 2 days ago
The Lady Whippets improved to 4-2 on the season after defeating the Vardaman Lady Rams 68-40 last Thursday night in Kosciusko, their second win in a row after defeating Richland on Tuesday night 52-49.  The Lady Whippets’ last loss was to the Puckett Lady Wolves on November 25, 55-52. In the contest with the Puckett Lady Wolves, the...
6 weeks 2 days ago
The Lady Tigers defeated Nanih Waiya 55-53 on Tuesday night and defeated Choctaw County in the Ethel Invitational on Thursday night 39-32. The Lady Tigers lost twice to Noxapater and Nanih Waiya 37-33 and 48-38 to close out the tournament.  The Lady Tigers are now 3-5 overall on the season. In the Tuesday night contest at Nanih Waiya...
7 weeks 4 days ago
OXFORD––The Mississippi State Bulldogs had a lot to lose, and they lost it.  Coming into the 87th Egg Bowl, the Bulldogs still had a chance to win the SEC West and most important, to retain their spot in the College Football Playoff rankings at No. 4.  The Bulldogs, who were No. 1 in the nation for four weeks after beating...
7 weeks 4 days ago
I think we all crave the good things in life.  None of us particularly like the taste of the bitter things that life has a tendency to throw at us.  I suspect that we need both for a proper balance.  With a warm opening of deer season and what appears to be the pre-rut lull, I thought I would steer a little off the outdoor trail...
8 weeks 5 days 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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