Stan Beall

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FULTON––The Whippets moved to 11-2 on the year after defeating the Itawamba AHS Indians 30-13 last Friday night to advance into the semifinal for the Class 4A North State Championship against Greenwood on Friday night.  The Whippets will play host to the 10-2 Bulldogs who are coming off a 60-29 win over Ripley.   “I...
4 days 1 hour ago
Who is your favorite college team?  Why is that so? Were you raised that way or did you decide to jump on that bandwagon after they had a little success?   Some begin their allegiances after attending or graduating from said university, and others just pick them solely based on winning percentage and who their buddies like.  ...
1 week 4 days ago
KOSCIUSKO—The Kosciusko Whippets have not won 10 games since 1998, going 11-4 with a season-ending 20-0 loss to Clarksdale in the Class 4A North State Championship game.  Fast-forward 16 years to 2014 and the Whippets are riding high at 10-2 after a first round playoff win over Rosa Fort 37-26 and a trip to Itawamba AHS for round two...
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The Ethel Tigers had suffered for 10 weeks through injuries, roster decline and losses before last week’s 24-12 win over the West Oktibbeha Timberwolves gave them their first win of the year.  One week later the Tigers won again, defeating the East Oktibbeha Titans 42-28 to end the year in front of the home crowd with a two-game...
2 weeks 4 days ago
After battling all year with a depleted roster because of attrition along both fronts, the Ethel Tigers and head coach Brad Gray were able to notch their first win of the season against West Oktibbeha 24-12.  The win was Gray’s first as a head coach, pushing the Tigers record to 1-10 overall.  “The kids have been working...
2 weeks 4 days ago
After securing the No. 2 seed in Region 4 last week in a hard-fought 28-24 win over the Leake Central Gators, the Whippets traveled to Collinsville to take on their last region foe of the year in the West Lauderdale Knights.  The Whippets took control of the ball game quickly and led 27-0 at the half and cruised to a 34-6 win to improve to...
3 weeks 4 days ago
Winning a football game is not easy, regardless of the competition.  Just ask Kosciusko head football coach Trac Baughn, who saw his Whippets overcome a 24-14 deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat the Leake Central Gators 28-24 last Friday night in Region 4 action.  With just 1:21 left in the contest, Whippet do-all back Josh Dodd...
3 weeks 4 days ago
Maybe, just maybe there was a time in my life when I actually did wonder if the sky would fall.  I have heard of fish and birds falling from the sky and, of course, “Sharknado,” but weird stuff has always fallen from the sky, I suppose.  When I was just a little guy, I looked at the stars and moon with amazement, and, yes,...
4 weeks 4 days ago
Nine games in, the Whippets are 7-2 after a thorough 38-7 beating of the Caledonia Confederates in Region 4-4A play.  The win pushed the Whippet region record to 2-1 with a trip to Leake Central, 6-3 overall and 1-2 in region play, on Friday night at 7 p.m. up next for Kosciusko. “I thought it was a good team win, and we were able...
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