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5 weeks 15 hours ago
The McAdams Bulldogs started the season 3-0 with a big overtime win over their cross-county rival Ethel before being humbled by St. Aloysius 55-14 the following week.  This pushed the Bulldog record to 3-1 with a trip to Kilmichael to take on the Montgomery County Hornets.  After a scoreless first half, the Hornets scored all they...
5 weeks 15 hours ago
Ethel head coach Brad Gray knew coming in that his first year as the top Tiger could be a tough one and after his team’s 55-8 loss to Pelahatchie on Friday night, it did not get any easier.  He felt his team would fight and play fundamentally sound, but did not feel he had the numbers and depth to keep up with some already established...
5 weeks 15 hours ago
The Ethel Lady Tigers went 1-1 over the past week to raise their record to 9-6 on the season.  On Thursday they traveled to West Lowndes and won the contest 12-0 before falling at home to Kosciusko on Monday night 10-6.  In the contest with West Lowndes, Brooklyn Whitman and Shelby Lindsay led off the game with back-to-back hits to...
6 weeks 15 hours ago
The Lady Tigers improved their record to 8-5 on the season with a 7-4 victory over Noxapater.  The Lady Tigers came out strong with three runs in the first inning when Avery Bouchillon hit a two-run triple, scoring Brooklyn Whitman.  Bouchillon later scored on an RBI single by Sidney Rone.  Brooklyn Pitt, Jessica Mitchell and...
6 weeks 15 hours ago
The Lady Whippets split four games in the last week with wins over Caledonia and Noxapater and losses to Nanih Waiya and Leake Central.  The Lady Whippets earned a playoff berth with their 4-2 win over Caledonia and improved their season record to 6-5 after crushing Noxapater 20-10.  The Lady Whippets dropped an 8-0 decision to...
6 weeks 15 hours ago
KOSCIUSKO––The Grenada Chargers visited Kosciusko last Friday night and won the hard-fought contest 27-14.  The Whippets dropped to 3-1 on the year, and the win pushed the Chargers to 3-1.   The Whippets fumbled the football on the first play of their opening drive, but held the Chargers out of the end zone forcing a...
6 weeks 15 hours ago
After starting the 2014 season 3-0, the Bulldogs were brought back down to earth after a 55-14 loss to the St. Aloysius Flashes.   The Flashes got on the board first with a first quarter touchdown and led 21-0 at the half.  The Flashes put the contest away in the second half when they scored 21 third quarter points.  The...
6 weeks 15 hours 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...
6 weeks 15 hours 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...
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