Sports

1 week 6 days ago
The Ethel High School baseball team started district play with two hard-fought losses to the French Camp Panthers.  In both losses the Tigers found themselves in an early hole by trailing 3-0 in the first contest on Tuesday and 6-1 in game two on Thursday night.  Blake McKinley got the start for the Tigers on Tuesday night and Cole...
1 week 6 days ago
    As I write this article, it is raining cats and dogs.  It kind of reminds me of the wet springs we had when I was a child. My mother always said if I lived in a desert and if there was a thimble of water around, I would find it and make a mess.  I was just fascinated with water and apparently messed up a lot of...
2 weeks 6 days ago
  An annual golf tournament designed to honor a pair of beloved teachers who were killed in a tragic bus accident and raise scholarship funds for Choctaw County High School students in the process is set for this Saturday. The Moss/Graham Classic, named in honor of Steven Moss and Phyllis Graham, was moved to Louisville Country Club this...
2 weeks 6 days ago
  The Kosciusko Whippets faced Caledonia twice last week and won both contests.  The Whippets hosted the Feds on Tuesday, winning that contest 2-0, and traveled to Caledonia on Thursday night, again winning the contest 11-1.  The Whippets are now 10-3 overall and 2-2 in Region 4 play. In the first game of the week Ryan Rigby...
2 weeks 6 days ago
  The Ethel Tigers, on the heels of a three-game losing streak against Louisville and Canton Academy, took the field Tuesday night against Region 6 foe French Camp Academy in Ethel and will play again in French Camp on Friday at 5 p.m.  The Panthers are coming off two impressive wins over East Webster and Nanih Waiya last Tuesday,...
2 weeks 6 days ago
  On March 12, 2014, a local father and son team doubled on Osceola long beards in Fla.  A couple of weeks ago, Steve Rawson called me to tell of an adventure that he and his son Landon had completed.  I was coming back from a three-day in-service training in Greenwood and also had to go to Ga. for a funeral that weekend.  ...
2 weeks 6 days ago
  The Lady Tigers fell to Sebastopol last Tuesday night 15-0 on the road.  Shelby Lindsay got the start for the Tigers and Jessica Mitchell finished the contest in relief.  The Lady Tigers had only two hits and four total base runners on the night with Avery Bouchillon and Brooklyn Whitman collecting singles and Lauren...
2 weeks 6 days ago
  The Whippets hosted the Kosciusko Invitational Track Meet on Thursday with the girls winning the overall event with 143 points, while the boys finished third in their event with 88 total points.  The girls, represented by Phalisity Williams, Alexis McBride, Fernesha Prince and Lakeia Hill, finished first in the 4x200 meter relay...
3 weeks 6 days ago
  The Lady Whippets improved their season record to 10-2 after winning four times last week.  Kosciusko defeated Louisville 11-6, Houston 8-3, Ridgeland 10-1 and Germantown 5-4.  The Lady Whippets dropped the second game of the doubleheader to Germantown 5-0.   In the Tuesday contest with Louisville, Katie Lawrence got...
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