PHEBA – Longtime Houston basketball coach, Bruce Franks, announced his retirement from the public school system, but won’t have time to cool his heals before he lands back in a gymnasium. He will leave Houston High School after teachinga and coaching in the district for over 28 years. Franks will assume the positions of boy’s [...]
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by Melissa Meador Monroe Journal AMORY – The way the first two games went, anything less than a dramatic finish would have been unexpected between Amory and Houston in their 4A baseball playoff series. Game 3 didn’t disappoint. Houston held off a seventh-inning comeback from the Panthers to win 2-1. They move on to face [...]
HOUSTON – In recognition for his ten years of coaching softball at Houston High School, Keith Jernigan was awarded Coach of the Year status by the National Federation of High School awards. Representatives of the Mississippi High School Activities Association presented the honor to Jernigan in Clinton recently. Jernigan left the grocery business and returned [...]
by Brandon Speck NEMS Daily Journal It is technically the first round of the 2013 MHSAA state baseball playoffs, but Amory and Houston probably feel like they’re prepping for a North finals series. The two 4A contenders will play a best-of-three series beginning tonight in Amory to determine who goes on and who goes [...]
Scores from Tuesday, April 2 Baseball Columbus 7, Tupelo 6 TCPS 7, Smithville 3 Amory 5, Corinth 2 East Union 5, Hamilton 0 Itawamba AHS 5, Shannon 4 Pontotoc 12, Tishomingo County 5 Houlka 10, Tremont 1 Ingomar 9, Myrtle 7 Houston 9, Noxubee Co. 0 Mooreville 10, Water Valley 0 Wheeler 9, Pine [...]
Scores from Monday, April 1 No fooling! Baseball Belmont 7, Thrasher 1 Booneville 3, Kossuth 2 Falkner 15-18, Jumpertown 0 -1 North Pontotoc 12, Ingomar 2 Softball Corinth 4, Booneville 2 Houston 8, Eupora 7 Jumpertown 10, Falkner 0 Mooreville 7, Vardaman 2 Mooreville 3, East Webster 0 Mooreville 10, Tishomingo County 3 Nettleton [...]
HOUSTON – The Houston Hilltoppers didn’t spend spring break on vacation at the beach, but they racked up five wins in tournament play through the week and lots of experience on the diamond. Coach Scott Gann was looking forward to the week to be able to get some work for all members of the team. [...]
Scores from Thursday, March 14: Baseball Baldwyn 7, Kossuth 5 Hatley 3, Potts Camp 0 Pontotoc 12, Mantachie 2 Booneville 13, Shannon 3 Booneville 5, Itawamba AHS 2 Amory 7, Saltillo 1 Nettleton 6, Smithville 2 Smithville 9, Red Bay 0 Softball Mooreville 10, Baldwyn 0 North Pontotoc 11, Ripley 1 North Pontotoc 2, Tupelo [...]
By Brandon Speck NEMS Daily Journal SALTILLO – Houston proved its pitching goes beyond the surface Wednesday in a 3-1 win over Pontotoc in the Saltillo Spring Classic. The Toppers improved to 11-1 on the season behind the arm of back-end starter Sharone Wright and an opportunistic mindset. “We’ve got a pretty deep group. We [...]
Scores from Thursday, March 7: BASKETBALL MHSAA State championship games 1A Girls H.W. Byers 63, Hinds AHS 41 1A Boys Biggersville 62, Coldwater 53 2A Girls Scott Central 52, New Site 49 2A Boys Baldwyn 66, Bassfield 46 BASEBALL Itawamba AHS 5, Saltillo 2 Pine Grove 15, Jumpertown 0 Pontotoc 11, Kossuth 1 New Albany [...]
Baseball Scores Games played Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 Houston 4, Saltillo 1 East Webster 13, South Pontotoc 7 TCPS 13, Sulligent (Ala.) 1 Games played Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 Baseball Ingomar 8, Smithville 3 Mooreville 9, Pontotoc 7 Schedules/Tournament Hatley Tournament Tuesday Sullignet vs. TCPS, 5 p.m. Sulligent vs. Bruce, 7 p.m. Thursday Smithville [...]
By Brandon Speck NEMS Daily Journal HOUSTON – It was closer than even his mother knew, but Chris Jones is taking his talents to Mississippi State. Houston’s 5-star defensive end ended his highly-scrutinized recruitment Wednesday morning by choosing the Bulldogs over Ole Miss in a signing day ceremony at Houston High School. “To tell you [...]
- Augusta Dixon June 19, 2013
- Heading to Nebraska June 17, 2013
- Jim Poole June 17, 2013
- Two is too many June 17, 2013
- BIRTH: Garrett Ruger Criddle June 16, 2013
- Augusta Dixon June 19, 2013
- Fishing with Fathers is Saturday June 19, 2013
- Working Ram tough June 19, 2013
- Junior Toppers take two June 19, 2013
- Toppers swing in summer June 19, 2013
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