Sports

1 day 48 min 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...
1 day 51 min 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,...
1 day 57 min ago
The next two weeks will be more than just a little interesting for the French Camp Academy football team. The Panthers' road trip to Nanih Waiya on Friday night and their home match up with Sebastopol could leave them anywhere from first to fifth in the Region 3-1A standings. While it is unlikely French Camp would be left out of the...
1 week 22 hours 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...
1 week 22 hours ago
The Ethel Lady Tiger softball team started their playoff run with a 17-7 and 12-5 series win over Stringer last Tuesday night.  Erin Watkins pitched for the Lady Tigers, getting both wins.  Shelby Lindsay and Brooklyn Pitt both had home runs for the Lady Tigers, and Brooklyn Whitman, Avery Bouchillon and Sidney Rone collected multiple...
1 week 22 hours ago
The Ethel Tigers hosted Noxapater last Friday night and dropped the contest 54-16 to fall to 0-9 on the year.  Noxapater led the Tigers 6-0 after one quarter of play and 28-8 at the half.  The Tigers got on the board again in the third quarter with another touchdown and two-point conversion but Noxapater was able to score twice,...
1 week 22 hours ago
Going into the 2014 football season, veteran French Camp Academy head football coach Nathan Wright and his staff had a simple goal: get their team to improve a little each week and then just see what happens at the end of the season. So far, Wright really likes what he has been seeing. "We feel like right now, we are good enough to play...
2 weeks 21 hours ago
With 6:16 left in the contest, the McAdams Bulldogs took an 8-0 lead over the Durant Tigers and appeared to be in complete control of a contest that lacked offense for three and a half quarters.  The Tigers had been pretty much stuck in an offensive rut all night, but one kick got their offense going.  On the ensuing kick, the Tigers...
2 weeks 21 hours ago
The Ethel Tigers were hosted by the Sebastopol Bobcats on Friday night and lost the contest 57-12.  The loss dropped the Tigers to 0-8, while the Bobcats improved to 4-3 on the year.  The Tigers fell behind 20-6 after one quarter of play and trailed 41-12 at the half.  The Bobcats added two scores in the third and a safety in the...
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