Sports

1 week 5 days ago
This mild summer has put my senses into a faint hint of autumn in the air.  I know I am probably rushing it, but hunters like I am will understand.  Apparently I am not the only one; I have seen many tractors, four wheelers, implements and fall food plot supplies moving through our area.  I have also noticed many hunters at the...
1 week 5 days ago
The Lady Whippets began their season on Saturday when they hosted Winona and French Camp; they then traveled to Nanih Waiya for a Monday night contest.  The Lady Whippets came out on top in each contest Saturday, defeating the Winona Tigers 4-2 and the French Camp Panthers 5-0, but fell to Nanih Waiya in a tough contest on Monday night 8-5...
1 week 5 days ago
The other night about midnight, while I was on patrol, my wife texted me the title of this story.  She will usually text me good night before she goes to bed, but this was a little strange.  So I texted back, "OK, I never said he was."  I hope before I get through with this article, readers will be able to make sense of...
1 week 5 days ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final player selected in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area. These players encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing abilities for their teams in 2014.  The players were taken from the rosters of high school teams in Attala, Choctaw and Holmes counties and were...
3 weeks 5 days ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the seventh 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....
3 weeks 5 days ago
       Anyone who reads these articles on a regular basis knows that I am big on traditions.  My boys are passing them on down to the next generation, my grandchildren.  That makes ole Pappy proud.      We went to the wildlife extravaganza at the Mississippi Trademart in Jackson last Saturday....
4 weeks 5 days ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the sixth 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....
4 weeks 5 days ago
After running through district play recently by outscoring their opponents 56-3, the Kosy AAA All-Stars traveled to Mendenhall to play in the Dixie Youth AAA State Tournament.  The Stars defeated Lawrence County 7-6, Indianola 11-1 and McComb National 11-5 before taking their first loss to Pascagoula on July 21, 9-7.  The Stars...
4 weeks 5 days ago
It lasted a matter of moments as the 18 members of the USA Baseball 12U National team were announced one name at a time on Sunday, but to 11-year-old Kemp Alderman it must have seemed like a lifetime. "They called my name last," Alderman said recently via phone in southern California. "We were all in the meeting room together...
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