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12 weeks 2 days ago
The Kosciusko Whippets swept the New Albany Bulldogs in two games to advance to the second round of the Class 4A Playoffs.  The Whippets won game one 10-5 and game two 10-0 to push their season record to 21-6 overall.  With the sweep of the Bulldogs, the Whippets will take on the Pontotoc Warriors, 18-7, on the road for game one with...
12 weeks 2 days ago
The Lady Whippets began playoff action Thursday night in Kosciusko and found themselves down 4-1 in the top of the seventh with two outs before a tornado warning ended the contest.  The Mississippi High School Activities Association (MHSAA) ruled the game completed, which gave the Lady Whippets no chance for a bottom of the seventh comeback...
12 weeks 2 days ago
The Ethel Tiger baseball season came to an end over the weekend with a playoff series loss to the Stringer Red Devils.  On Thursday the Tigers traveled to Stringer and fell in that contest 5-1.  Stringer made the trip north to Ethel on Friday night and won a heartbreaker 8-7 to take the series two games to none.  The Tigers...
12 weeks 2 days ago
It is another rainy spring day as I write this article.  It seems that I do my best writing on a rainy day; maybe it is because I do not feel like I am missing something in God’s great outdoors.  I went turkey hunting this morning with the threat of severe thunderstorms approaching and actually heard a bird gobble at the thunder...
13 weeks 2 days ago
  The Kosciusko Whippets won four times last week when they defeated Noxubee County twice, 18-0 and 11-1 before defeating Newton County and South Panola 9-2 and 8-2. The wins pushed the Whippet season record to 18-6 overall and 6-4 in Region 4 play. In the first contest with Noxubee County on Tuesday, the Whippets sent Ryan Rigby to...
13 weeks 2 days ago
  The Ethel Tiger baseball team ended the regular season with four straight wins, pushing their season to 10-10 overall and 3-3 in Region 6 play.  Last Tuesday was Senior Night at Ethel, and the Tigers came away with an 8-7 victory over the Pelahatchie Chiefs.  Tyson Steen got the start and pitched seven innings while striking...
13 weeks 2 days ago
  The Lady Whippets won four times last week by defeating Leake Central 2-1, Noxubee County twice,15-0 and 18-0, and West Lauderdale 5-3.  With the three wins the Lady Whippets pushed their overall record to 21-3 and improved to 8-1 in region play. In the Wednesday night contest in Carthage against the Leake Central Lady Gators,...
13 weeks 2 days ago
  I know a lot of my readers are not hunters and probably think I put a lot of emphasis on this turkey-hunting thing.  I love to hunt and these articles, after all, are about the great outdoors, its relationship with people and whatever else that might come up while on the porch with Dirk. My sons and I have enjoyed some strong...
14 weeks 2 days ago
  The Kosciusko Lady Whippets woke up on Thursday morning with an 11-3 overall record, but went to bed on Saturday looking at a 17-3 mark after winning six over a three-day period.  On Thursday night the Lady Whippets traveled to Caledonia and picked up two wins over the Lady Confederates by scores of 12-2 and 14-4.  They...
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