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6 days 1 hour ago
The Kosciusko Whippets have opened the 2014-15 season with five wins and one loss.  The Whippets defeated Puckett on November 25, 75-66 and then took care of business against Richland and Vardaman after the Thanksgiving break by scores of 62-43 and 68-17 respectively last Tuesday and Friday. In the contest with the Puckett Wolves, the...
6 days 1 hour ago
The Lady Whippets improved to 4-2 on the season after defeating the Vardaman Lady Rams 68-40 last Thursday night in Kosciusko, their second win in a row after defeating Richland on Tuesday night 52-49.  The Lady Whippets’ last loss was to the Puckett Lady Wolves on November 25, 55-52. In the contest with the Puckett Lady Wolves, the...
6 days 1 hour ago
The Lady Tigers defeated Nanih Waiya 55-53 on Tuesday night and defeated Choctaw County in the Ethel Invitational on Thursday night 39-32. The Lady Tigers lost twice to Noxapater and Nanih Waiya 37-33 and 48-38 to close out the tournament.  The Lady Tigers are now 3-5 overall on the season. In the Tuesday night contest at Nanih Waiya...
2 weeks 21 hours ago
OXFORD––The Mississippi State Bulldogs had a lot to lose, and they lost it.  Coming into the 87th Egg Bowl, the Bulldogs still had a chance to win the SEC West and most important, to retain their spot in the College Football Playoff rankings at No. 4.  The Bulldogs, who were No. 1 in the nation for four weeks after beating...
2 weeks 21 hours ago
I think we all crave the good things in life.  None of us particularly like the taste of the bitter things that life has a tendency to throw at us.  I suspect that we need both for a proper balance.  With a warm opening of deer season and what appears to be the pre-rut lull, I thought I would steer a little off the outdoor trail...
3 weeks 1 day ago
KOSCIUSKO––The Whippets finished the 2014 football season with a 30-23 loss to the Greenwood Bulldogs and an 11-3 overall record.  Kosciusko dropped the semifinal contest after leading 13-6 at the half.  Greenwood quarterback Booker T. Chambers, who was 15-of-25 for 248 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 86 yards on...
3 weeks 1 day ago
The Egg Bowl of 2014 had the makings of being quite epic for some time now until a turnover-plagued effort By Ole Miss against Arkansas resulted in a 30-0 thumping from the Razorbacks.  All SEC West Title hopes are gone for the Rebels now, who are 8-3 overall and 4-3 in the SEC, but title hopes remain clearly intact for the 10-1, 6-1...
3 weeks 1 day ago
With Thanksgiving upon us, I thought I would touch on this great holiday as well as the opening day of deer season and a few other things of significance, at least to me anyway.  The article I mentioned awhile back that got lost in cyberspace also touched on some of this.  So with my hook all baited, I hope I can bring you all the way...
4 weeks 22 hours ago
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...
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