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4 weeks 4 days ago
The Ethel Tigers, fresh off a heartbreaking overtime loss to their cross-county rivals from McAdams, had an extremely tall task at hand last Friday night when they loaded up and headed east to take on the top ranked 2A Eupora Eagles.  Ethel, 0-4, lost the contest 42-16 and will begin region play this Friday night.   Eupora wasted no...
4 weeks 4 days ago
Jesus said, “A prophet is not known in his hometown,” or something to that effect.  I have been off a couple of weeks on vacation, and, believe me, it has not been one of all pleasure and relaxation.  It has been a working vacation.  As I write this article, my joints are screaming “arthritis” with no mercy...
4 weeks 4 days ago
FULTON --- Two costly mistakes by the Holmes Community College Bulldog offense resulted in 13 huge points for Itawamba Community College here Thursday night as the Indians took the North Division opener for both squads, 19-3. With the loss, the Bulldogs fell to 1-2 overall and 0-1 in the North Division. Holmes travels to East Central Thursday...
5 weeks 4 days ago
ETHEL––In the five contests played against the Ethel Tigers since 2009, the McAdams Bulldogs had lost three. They last won 38-6 during the 2010 season.  After that 2010 victory, the Bulldogs began a nosedive that included a 31-game losing streak and three straight blowout losses to the Ethel Tigers.  Enter the 2014 season...
5 weeks 4 days ago
The Kosciusko Whippets are now 3-0 after defeating the Newton County Cougars (1-2) 30-7 last Friday night.  The Whippets led the Cougars 7-0 after one quarter of play and took a 21-0 lead into the half.  After the intermission, the Whippets went to work on the Cougars once again by building a 30-0 lead to start the fourth quarter....
6 weeks 4 days ago
“It ain’t over ‘til it’s over,” is a phrase that is often used in the context of a sporting event, but it rarely comes to fruition when there is less than two minutes left in the contest and the opposing quarterback has his team in victory formation.  That was exactly the scenario that took place in Kosciusko...
6 weeks 4 days ago
After putting their 31 game slide to rest against West Oktibbeha in week one with a resounding 56-28 blasting of the Wolves, the Bulldogs won big again with a 43-16 thrashing of the East Oktibbeha Titans to push their season record and region record to 2-0 on the year. “We were blessed to play another great ball game, but had to go...
6 weeks 4 days ago
The Ethel Lady Tiger Softball team raised its record to 6-3 this past week with wins over West Lowndes and Nanih Waiya.  In the contest with West Lowndes the Lady Tigers jumped out with 10 runs in the first inning and cruised to a 13-0 victory.  Shelby Lindsay led off the hitting with an RBI triple followed by five more hits in the...
6 weeks 4 days ago
The Ethel Tigers were on the road for a second week in a row when they traveled to Kilmichael to take on the Montgomery County Mustangs.  The Tigers got on the board early but could not find the end zone again and lost the contest 36-6. “Give Montgomery County and their coaches credit, they prepared well,” said Tiger head...
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