Sports

3 weeks 6 days ago
  The other day before turkey season opened I received several texts from my son such as, “Daddy, you need to get in there early before anyone else.  You need to be dedicated like you used to be.  Have you patterned your shotgun yet? Have you been listening?” I finally texted back, “Boy, you ain’t my...
4 weeks 6 days ago
  On January 20, former Kosy head football coach Tyler Peterson took over as the head football coach/athletics director at Northwest Rankin High School, leaving the top spot for the Whippet football team vacant.  On March 7, Whippet defensive coordinator Trac Baughn was named head football coach.   “Coach Baughn provides...
4 weeks 6 days ago
  The Whippets started the year piling up runs, and have shown no signs of slowing down.  Kosy defeated Starkville 13-7 last Tuesday, Nanih Waiya 7-0 on Friday, Newton County 7-4 on Saturday and Choctaw County 10-0 on Monday.   In the contest with the Starkville Yellow Jackets, the Whippets fell behind 1-0 after one inning of...
4 weeks 6 days ago
  The Ethel Tiger baseball team traveled to Winona on Friday to participate in the Winona Invitational and dropped two games to Water Valley and Winona 5-1 and 5-4 respectively.   The Tigers traveled to Meridian on Monday to participate in the Meridian Spring Break Tourney and defeated Forest 7-6 to push their season record to 3-2...
4 weeks 6 days ago
  The Lady Whippets played four times last week, defeating Louisville 16-4 and splitting with Choctaw County 2-1 and 2-7 before defeating Ridgeland 14-1 to push their season record to 5-1 overall. In the contest with Louisville last Tuesday night, Katie Lawrence got the start for the Whippets and pitched four innings, giving up three...
4 weeks 6 days ago
  The McAdams Lady Bulldogs knew they had a tall task at hand when they drew the number two seed from the Class 1A South State Championship.  The number two seed pitted them against the number one seed from the north, and that was 30-0 Kennedy High School.   The Lady Bulldogs trailed 15-12 after one quarter of play, and fell...
4 weeks 6 days ago
  Miranda Lambert of country music fame has a new hit out called “Before Automatic.”  I thought it would be a good topic to write about this week because it fits what I had in mind.  Before I get into the meat of the story, I would like to touch on a couple of things.   I went to the local chapter of the...
8 weeks 4 days ago
  Well, the large lady has sung and deer season for our area is over. I can’t complain since I have had a good season, even though I was kind of a late bloomer with a couple of nice bucks towards the end. I did get a couple of fat does early on.  I did not beat my twin boys as they both got trophy bucks, but if I put all the...
10 weeks 6 days ago
After reaching the playoffs in his first year, and advancing into the second round in year two, Kosciusko head football coach Tyler Peterson has resigned his position to take over at Class 6A Northwest Rankin as athletics director and head football coach.  Peterson started as the Cougar boss on January 20.  “It was an extremely...
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