The Lady Toppers are off to a positive start early in the hard court season, entering the week with a record of 3-1. The Houston girls knocked down two wins against South Pontotoc and Eupora to start off the season and split games last week in the Pontotoc tournament. The Lady Topers fell to Ripley […]
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HOULKA – The Chickasaw County School Board wants a football field but may not have the room to expand as the program grows. Trustees discussed how the proposed football field behind the city’s baseball field off of Highway 32 may not be big enough for a field house, football field and practice field. “You usually […]
The City of Houston Park and Recreation will hold registration for youth league basketball beginning this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Youth will be divided by grades with first and second grade, third and fourth grade and fifth and sixth grade playing against each other. Registration fee is $50 per child and includes […]
Over 30 children and youth, along with their parents, attended the initial registration for Cub Scouts and Boys Scouts in Troop 19 in Houston Nov. 12, but there’s still plenty of time to join. Representatives from the Pushmataha Area Council held an informational meeting to explain the program and how it works. Micah Huffman went […]
Mississippi’s goose hunting seasons open Thursday and the first duck season split opens Nov. 22. Hunters 16 – 64 years of age must obtain a hunting license and be Harvest Information Program (HIP) certified for Mississippi. All hunters 16 years of age and older are required to have both a state and federal duck stamp. […]
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP) fisheries biologists are excited about the fall fishing season in Northeast Mississippi. Fishing in this region has already started to improve, as water temperatures decrease. Fall bass anglers should target lakes that have large shad and shiner populations such as Pickwick, Bay Springs, Trace State Park […]
A historic season for the ICC men’s soccer team came to an end Saturday with a 3-1 loss to Hinds in the state semi-finals. Pontotoc’s Brayden Timmons and Piercen Burchfield were big parts of the Indians ‘ success, which included the program’s first ever North division title. However, another former Warrior, Hind’s Will Pearson, will […]
Class 6A North South Panola 45, NW Rankin 3 Starkville 14, Grenada 7 Madison Central 35, DeSoto Central 13 Tupelo 20, Warren Central 17 South Brandon 44, Harrison Central 17 Meridian 49, Gulfport 46 Oak Grove 38, Hattiesburg 6 Petal 28, D’Iberville 21 Class 5A North Oxford 50, […]
Class 1A Hamilton (8-3) at Mound Bayou JFK (8-3) THE BUZZ: Mound Bayou ended Hamilton’s season in this round last year, a 40-10 win at Mound Bayou in Class 2A. … Mound Bayou RB Carnez Gant has rushed for 1,095 yards and 11 TDs. … Hamilton RB Pallas Fair had a tough 29 yards on […]
Houlka is known as a basketball town and it looked like the whole town turned out to see the newly renovated gymnasium Nov. 9. The 40-year-old facility received a $300,000 facelift which was completed just in time for the upcoming basketball season. Upgrades include new bathrooms and concession stand, a enlarged lobby, painting, insulation and […]
The Wildcats knew where they were going when they headed to Smithville Nov. 8. “We faced a tough opponent in Smithville and they did what we expected them to do,” said coach Adam Gentry. “They played physical and fundamental football.” Despite a 33-8 loss to close out the regular season, Gentry had words of praise […]
The Eagles knew they were in for a tough battle against Delta Academy and they got one, but the Hebron boys outlasted the Delta team in overtime to secure their win and take another step closer to State. “They were really tough and we knew they were going to be,” said coach David Foster of […]
Ann Beckett-Willis and Cortez Moss are caught on the Greenwood sideline catching up Nov. 8. Moss is a graduate of Calhoun City High School and currently teaches high school English in the Greenwood School district while Willis teaches English in Houston. Willis taught Moss during her tenure with the Calhoun County School district.
The Chieftains fell to West Bolivar, 6-13, Friday in the first round of playoffs, ending a season that some didn’t expect to happen. “We started behind schedule,” said first-year Chieftain coach Jack Clark. “And with a new coach.” The players didn’t seem to know they were behind as they put up a 3-2 record before […]
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