OKOLONA – Tommy Lee Bowens has a new ring on his finger that has been 50 years in the making. Okolona native Bowens was a member of the 1961 men’s basketball team at Grambling College when the team became the first from Louisiana to win the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Championship and the team […]
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The Hebron Eagles and Lady Eagles returned to basketball action last week on the road at Winston Academy. In the first game of the afternoon, the Junior High Lady Eagles took a loss but were led in scoring by Victoria Ferguson with 11 points, Holly Hudson with 10 points and Rebekah Joy Falkner with five. […]
OKOLONA – The Chiefs have battled injuries and shooting trouble in the early season, but came together to make short work of the Hamilton Lions in district play Jan. 8. The Chiefs took a 21-13 lead in the first quarter and never looked back, leading all four frames and dominating in the fourth again for […]
Basketball GIRLS (G) Shannon 82, Amory 35 (G) New Site 76, Hamilton 36 (G) Baldwyn 63, Hatley 59 (G) Vardaman 76, Smithville 22 (G) Mooreville 49, Mantachie 43 BOYS (B) Amory 70, Shannon 56 (B) New Site 61, Hamilton 57 (B) Baldwyn 69, Hatley 22 (B) Vardaman 63, Smithville 52 (B) Mooreville 73, Mantachie 42
VARDAMAN – The Houlka Wildcats made a short trip across the county line to Vardaman Jan. 8 for a rematch with the Rams and came away with a win, but had to work out of a first quarter slump to do it. The Wildcats and Rams both started slow and battled shooting problems resulting in […]
The Houston Hilltoppers snagged their first district win on the road Jan. 11, defeating Caledonia 80-53. Anquan Russell led for the Toppers with 21 points, followed by Sharone Wright with 19. Chris Jones had 16 and Caleb Morgan posted 12 in the win. Lafayette tops Toppers ECRU – Montreal Nabors and Brandon Mack’s 15 points […]
Basketball GIRLS (G) New Albany 82, Booneville 57 (G) Baldwyn 63, Walnut 35 (G) Heritage Academy 30, Marshall Academy 26 (G) Hamilton 53, Aberdeen 25 (G) North Pontotoc 62, Tupelo 59 (G) Ingomar 57, Blue Mountain 25 (G) Tishomingo County 46, Vardaman 35 (G) East Side 48, Red Bay 41 (G) Red Bay 46, Kossuth […]
Basketball GIRLS (G) New Albany 53, Rosa Fort 31 (G) Corinth 53, Tishomingo County 49 (G) Pontotoc 58, Itawamba AHS 54 (G) Belmont 71, Holly Springs 35 (G) West Union 45, Mantachie 33 (G) Walnut 43, East Union 27 (G) New Site 55, Baldwyn 36 (G) Falkner 64, Wheeler 55 (G) Jumpertown 68, Thrasher 58, […]
Scores from Tuesday, Jan. 8: GIRLS (G) Hickory Flat 57, Blue Mountain 42 (G) East Union 58, Hatley 49 (G) Marshall Academy 43, Magnolia Heights 29 (G) Itawamba AHS 59, Tishomingo County 50 (G) TCPS 39, Smithville 23 (G) Vardaman 40, Houlka 26 (G) Booneville 60, Mooreville 57 (G) Belmont 71, Walnut 21 (G) […]
Basketball GIRLS (G) Baldwyn 55, Clarksdale 51 (G) West Union 56, Mantachie 38 (G) Pontotoc 86, Ashland 41 (G) Tupelo 61, Lafayette 41 (G) New Albany 85, Vardaman 32 (G) Kossuth 51, Alcorn Central 37 (G) Ripley 73, Pine Grove 39 BOYS (B) Baldwyn 60, Clarksdale 48 (B) West Union 74, Mantachie 43 (B) Corinth […]
Basketball GIRLS (G) New Albany 63, Hickory Flat 38 (G) Potts Camp 59, Ashland 57 (G) Ripley 58, Walnut 30 (G) Nettleton 56, Okolona 22 (G) West Union 47, Water Valley 31 (G) Columbus 50, Tupelo 49 (G) South Pontotoc 65, Mantachie 46 (G) Kirk Academy 64, Marshall Academy 39 (G) Wheeler 45, Houlka 35 […]
BOONEVILLE – Booneville didn’t slow down and Houston couldn’t slow the Blue Devils. Booneville ran right past the visiting Hilltoppers on Friday night, with an 80-48 win in the Kiwanis Classic. The Blue Devils (9-3) led by 30 at the half and stretched it to a 40-point lead on John Wesley Copeland’s 3-pointer in the […]
There is plenty of holiday hoops to go around this week. Booneville, Baldwyn and Alcorn Central are hosting three of the biggest events. The Baldwyn Rotary Classic goes today and Friday with six games each day. Unbeaten Baldwyn faces Houlka and Shannon in the 7:30 nightcaps each night. Mooreville and Houlka play at 4:30 p.m. […]
After the presents and wrapping have been put away it is time for a little high school basketball. Houston Boys and Girls basketball teams will take a quick Christmas break this week before heading to the Booneville Kiwanis Classic at Booneville High. The schedule and competition for the annual tournament are: Booneville Kiwanis Classic Dec. […]
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