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 […]
Archive | Sports RSS feed for this section
Sports News from the Monroe County Journal | North Mississippi
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 […]
Although the Hilltoppers came up short against the Greenwood Bulldogs, coach William Cook wants the experience of another playoff season to provide a new mindset and lead to changed expectations. “We want to go from ‘it’s great when we make it’ to ‘this is what we do,’” Cook said. The Hilltoppers made history in 2012, […]
Lake Monroe, located north of Aberdeen, will be getting a facelift. Beginning in November, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) will begin the process of draining the lake in preparation for planned renovations. Lake Monroe was built in 1954, making it one of the oldest State Lakes managed by MDWFP. “Draining Lake […]
Fall tennis is well underway and the Tanglefoot Travelers scored another team win Oct. 28. The Travelers won 6-0 over Mooreville with Walt Harrington and Christopher Shands defeating Adam Pierce and Hunter Tate, 6-0, and Ezra Blissard and Lane Brandon beating Josh Rowland and Chance Curbow, 6-2, both in doubles play. In singles, Shands beat […]
Daily Journal reports Top-seed Corinth picked a bad night to play a bad game, losing 15-10 against visiting Byhalia (4-6) in the opening round of the Class 4A playoffs. The Journal’s No. 1-ranked Warriors gave up a 72-yard hail mary on fourth-and-17 with 11 seconds left in the game. “We picked a bad night to […]
In honor of the 25th anniversary of the creation of a softball program at Houston High School, former members of all ages hit the field for a fundraising alumni game filled with humor and good-natured ribbing. Prior to and during the game, the memories flowed from the original team members. “That bus broke down every […]
AREA SCORES 4A Playoffs Byhalia 15, Corinth 10 Greenwood 52, Houston 7 Lafayette 24, Itawamba AHS 12 Ripley 31, Pontotoc 0 Rosa Fort 29, Shannon 7 3A Playoffs Aberdeen 48, Humphreys County 12 Charleston 41, Belmont 0 East Side 42, Nettleton 13 North Panola 52, Booneville 48 North Pontotoc 47, Independence 21 Water Valley 47, […]
A new Pigskin Pickers champion was crowned following a close, ten-week competition. Sam Skelton, newest coach of the Sav-a-Lot team, had a challenge before him, as his team had won the championship in 2010 and 2011, placing second to the Houston Check Cashers team in 2012. Skelton and his stable rose to the occasion, posting […]
Doug Wilson knew this season would be a challenge. With five tough teams battling for four playoff positions, someone’s season was going to end too soon. “There was just no way to prevent a good team from missing the playoffs this year,” Wilson said following a 35-18 loss to Eupora that ended the season for […]
The Wildcats were a little off-balance last week but coach Adam Gentry said the overall outcome was positive despite some hurdles. The weather forced the Wildcats’ game against Coldwater to change date and location and injuries called for reorganization on the field but Gentry said the team responded well to both. “I am pleased with […]
Coach David Foster predicted a close game with the Calhoun Academy Cougars and his Hebron Eagles got one. “It was a defensive battle,” Foster said. An Eagles’ win put them in first place and clinched a playoff berth while a loss put them in a numbers game for second place. “All we had to do […]
- ICC beauties include local competitors December 12, 2013
- Darrell Pickens December 11, 2013
- Eva Marter December 11, 2013
- Quinton Inmon December 11, 2013
- Tyrus Gibbs December 11, 2013
- ICC beauties include local competitors December 12, 2013
- George A. Roebuck December 12, 2013
- EDITORIAL: Christmas giving December 12, 2013
- Caught in the bleachers December 12, 2013
- Franklin ranked 17th in U.S. furniture market December 12, 2013
- Iggy: I am from the uk and just watching worlds strictes...
- Houlka Homecoming is tonight! | Chickasaw JournalChickasaw Journal: […] Look who’s reading now! […]...
- Houlka Homecoming is tonight! | Chickasaw JournalChickasaw Journal: […] Houlka gym renovation […]...
- Linda: He does NOT make it right. I ordered beef from him...
- Reed Jones: Greenwood's division record is 5-0....
- RT @wcbiweather: The heat index has surpassed 100 in many spots today. Stay cool out there! #mswx #alwx #wcbi http://t.co/Lt2LRZTDcm 6 months ago
- RT @dennisseid: OSHA: 24 work-related deaths in Miss. last year http://t.co/lgEYYtK7ZR 6 months ago
- Speech pathologists work to better communication skills | Monroe Journal http://t.co/lyHLvb0OS1 6 months ago
- Mumford & Sons bassist has blood clot on brain http://t.co/4xNLMhxaif 6 months ago
- Mobile home fire claims one | Itawamba Times http://t.co/FHouwxbnsp 6 months ago