Sports

2 weeks 6 days ago
How many of y’all remember those little triangle-shaped vent windows on the front of  old vehicles?  With the improvement of air conditioners in vehicles, they have gone the way of the dinosaur.   On a hot summer day, if I could drive fast enough, I could turn that apparatus to the point that I could get enough wind to blow...
2 weeks 6 days ago
LEXINGTON --- The Central Holmes Christian School Trojan football team went to 1-0 on the season here Friday night with a 29-0 victory over the Deer Creek Warriors. The Trojans wasted little time getting on the scoreboard in the first quarter when junior Nick Rogers picked off a pass from Drew Rexrode and took it back 25 yards for the...
3 weeks 6 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...
3 weeks 6 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...
3 weeks 6 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...
3 weeks 6 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...
5 weeks 6 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....
5 weeks 6 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....
6 weeks 6 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....
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