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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

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Nothing, nothing at all

By STAN BEALL,

More often than not we try really hard to be happy when we would just really rather be in a “nothing” mode for the moment, which is “happy” for me the more I think about it.  In fact, women find this hard to understand, but we men can just sit and think about “nothing,” which

McKinley to lead EHS fastpitch

Tyler McKinley, who had been the Ethel Lady Tiger fastpitch assistant coach since 2014, was recently named the head coach of the program.  McKinley, who is a 2008 EHS graduate, started teaching and coaching during the 2013-14 school year after graduating from Mississippi Stat

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