Top 11 to Watch
When Ethel’s Izik Stewart takes the field, he is what an on-the-ball wide receiver is supposed to look like, as he stands at 6-foot-3 and weighs 180 pounds.
After several months of soul-searching Derrik Boland was sure it was time for him to leave the collegiate coaching ranks and return to a high school dugout, building and running his own program. He just was not sure where, until he visited Kosciusko.
The high school baseball career for Kosciusko graduate Chase Morgan ended when he played in the Crossroads D.M. Howie High School all-star game for 3A and 4A schools last Saturday at William Carey in Hattiesburg, but will continue at the junior college level.
Ethel graduate and current Winona Christian School football coach and athletic director Junior Graham will be one of five honorees inducted into the Mississippi Association of Coaches on June 21 at the Hilton Hotel in Jackson.
It is just added some more Division I offers and several pounds of muscle to the rising junior for the Whippets.
That is why Harmon is the first player in The Star Herald Top 11 Players to Watch for the upcoming football season.
The Kosciusko golf team finished just one hole short of sending a player to the state tournament, but if this year's success is any barometer for the future, the Whippets should feel confident heading into next season.