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11 weeks 10 hours ago
The Ethel Tigers had suffered for 10 weeks through injuries, roster decline and losses before last week’s 24-12 win over the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves gave them their first win of the year.  One week later the Tigers won again, defeating the East Oktibbeha Titans 42-28 to end the year in front of the home crowd with a two-game...
11 weeks 10 hours ago
Before I begin this article, I need to put in a disclaimer or, at the very least, a little explanation. Those of you who read my stories on a regular basis know that there has not been one in quiet some time.  To you, my faithful readers, I sincerely apologize. I have absolutely no control over when or if an article goes to press.  ...
12 weeks 9 hours ago
After battling all year with a depleted roster because of attrition along both fronts, the Ethel Tigers and head coach Brad Gray were able to notch their first win of the season against West Oktibbeha 24-12.  The win was Gray’s first as a head coach, pushing the Tigers record to 1-10 overall.  “The kids have been working...
12 weeks 9 hours ago
After securing the No. 2 seed in Region 4 last week in a hard-fought 28-24 win over the Leake Central Gators, the Whippets traveled to Collinsville to take on their last region foe of the year in the West Lauderdale Knights.  The Whippets took control of the ball game quickly and led 27-0 at the half and cruised to a 34-6 win to improve to...
12 weeks 9 hours ago
A lot of people around the state were stunned by the Choctaw County 42-14 win over No. 1 Philadelphia in the regular season finale for both teams last Friday night. Very few of them attend CCHS. "We thought we had a chance to go in and win the ball game," said CCHS head football coach Adam Dillinger. "We were confident, but we...
13 weeks 13 hours ago
Winning a football game is not easy, regardless of the competition.  Just ask Kosciusko head football coach Trac Baughn, who saw his Whippets overcome a 24-14 deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat the Leake Central Gators 28-24 last Friday night in Region 4 action.  With just 1:21 left in the contest, Whippet do-all back Josh Dodd...
13 weeks 13 hours ago
Maybe, just maybe there was a time in my life when I actually did wonder if the sky would fall.  I have heard of fish and birds falling from the sky and, of course, “Sharknado,” but weird stuff has always fallen from the sky, I suppose.  When I was just a little guy, I looked at the stars and moon with amazement, and, yes,...
13 weeks 13 hours ago
The next two weeks will be more than just a little interesting for the French Camp Academy football team. The Panthers' road trip to Nanih Waiya on Friday night and their home match up with Sebastopol could leave them anywhere from first to fifth in the Region 3-1A standings. While it is unlikely French Camp would be left out of the...
14 weeks 10 hours ago
Nine games in, the Whippets are 7-2 after a thorough 38-7 beating of the Caledonia Confederates in Region 4-4A play.  The win pushed the Whippet region record to 2-1 with a trip to Leake Central, 6-3 overall and 1-2 in region play, on Friday night at 7 p.m. up next for Kosciusko. “I thought it was a good team win, and we were able...
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