Sports

6 weeks 2 days ago
The 1974 Kosciusko High School State Championship baseball team will be having its 40-year reunion on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the KHS Commons.  The public is invited to attend from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m.  The 1974 Whippet team is the first and only baseball team to win a State Championship.  The Whippets defeated...
6 weeks 2 days ago
The Dixie Boys All-Star team hosted the district tournament in Kosciusko over the weekend and won three straight to advance to the State Tournament in Magee on Saturday.  In the first game of the district tournament on Friday, the Stars defeated Ethel 21-0 before edging Carthage 8-6.  The Stars played Carthage on Saturday for the...
6 weeks 2 days ago
The Kosciusko 8-year old All-Stars recently blazed through their district tournament in Carthage to earn a shot at the Mississippi Dixie Youth title in Iuka over the weekend.  In game one on Friday night the Stars played Amory and won the contest in convincing fashion 18-2.  Next up for the Stars was a tough group out of Columbia....
6 weeks 2 days ago
As my family and friends celebrated the Fourth of July weekend, a flood of memories opened up in my mind’s eye.  This is the first one I have had off in many years because usually I catch duty on all or part of the holiday weekend. My son and wife collaborated together and decided on prime rib.  Heck, hot dogs and hamburgers...
7 weeks 1 day ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second 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....
7 weeks 1 day ago
The Kosciusko 8-year-old All-Stars blasted their way through the district tournament held in Carthage on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  The Stars started things off with a 19-0 win over Boys Baseball from Grove Park on Friday night.  The Stars then took care of business again on Saturday in an extra inning affair with the Yazoo Stars,...
7 weeks 1 day ago
The Kosciusko 7 year-old All-Stars finished second in the district tournament in Carthage and will advance to Laurel to play in the Dixie Youth State Tournament.  The Stars opened with Yazoo National on Friday night and lost the contest 12-7 before defeating Yazoo American 10-4 to advance to another contest with Yazoo National on Saturday...
7 weeks 1 day ago
The Kosciusko ASA 10U All-Stars finished third in the State Tournament held in Kosciusko on Friday night and all day Saturday.  The All-Stars won twice on Friday night, defeating Hatley 18-10 and then Iuka 14-13.  The Lady Stars advanced to the Saturday games in which they defeated Madison-Ridgeland 11-8 before falling to Oak Grove 23-...
7 weeks 1 day ago
The 12U All-Stars are front row, left to right: Angel Woods, Kambrie Hodges, Sania Riley, Haley Dickerson, Kathryn Clare Schuler and Jaidyn Sims.  Second row: Breanna Blaine, Madison Odom, Anna McGee, Beth Rawles and Laken Milner.  Coaches Darren Milner, Allison Schuler, Charles Odom and Johnny Sims.
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