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The Whippets and Lady Whippets both fell to Louisville last Friday night by scores of 81-62 and 80-42 respectively.  They then traveled to the Houston Shootout on Saturday where the Whippets defeated Smithville 54-51 and the Lady Whippets fell to Houston 60-34.  The Whippets moved to 10-3 overal

The Ethel Tigers and Lady Tigers traveled to East Webster last Friday night and dropped both contests 64-47 and 53-23 respectively.  The Tigers fell to 5-6 overall while the Lady Tigers fell to 7-5.

The McAdams and Lady Bulldogs traveled to Pelahatchie last Friday night with the Bulldogs picking up a 60-35 win to improve to 3-12 on the year.  The Lady Bulldogs suffered their fifth loss of the season with a 57-54 setback, moving their record to 10-5 overall.

Former Holmes Community College quarterback Josh Dodd of Kosciusko signed a national letter of intent with University of Tennessee-Martin.

It sure was an exciting year in sports in Attala County.

Here, we take a look back at all our local athletes were able to accomplish during 2017.

Jacob Peeler named Ole Miss receivers coach


Making time


How many times have you looked at your watch (iPhone) today to see what time it was?  Did you take into account that the seconds you waste looking at the time you could be doing something productive?  No?  Neither did I; what’s up with that?  I quit wearing a watch about 10 y

Speed to burn


EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in an 8-part series highlighting the elite football players in the area who encompass leadership, athleticism and game-changing ability for their teams in 2017.

Just let them play ball


A quick disclaimer before I go any further with this column…it is not about you, so please do not think I am directing it at anyone in particular, which I probably am, but still, it is probably not about you.  I cover sports on all fronts for our small hometown newspaper and