Top sports stories

Down 27-26 in overtime, the Whippets opted to go for two-points and the win but failed to convert after Winona senior linebacker Kaleb Hicks met Whippet running back Kenwon Riley near the line of scrimmage.  The initial hit was enough to slow Riley down before several more Tigers arrived snuffin

The No. 7 ranked Holmes Community College Bulldogs continued their winning ways here Thursday night with a 29-0 win over the Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans to move to 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in the North Division.  Holmes hosts Coahoma Thursday at home at 6:30 p.m.

After falling behind 20-0 at the half, the McAdams Bulldogs came marching back and took control of the contest, only to fall to Ray Brooks 26-20, falling to 1-3 on the year.  A holding penalty nullified a 52-yard touchdown run by Kristopher Brown in the fourth quarter that would have given the B

The Ethel Tigers fell to 0-4 on the year after falling 45-0 to Noxapater on the road last Friday night.  Demaret Woods got the scoring started for Noxapater on a five-yard run with 4:17 remaining in the first quarter, kick failed, to take a 6-0 lead over Ethel.  Noxapater got on the board once a

The Ethel Lady Tigers are now 12-2 on the season with district wins over Winona and French Camp.  In the French Camp win, the Lady

Sports

Noise when it counts

By STAN BEALL,

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth 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.  The players are taken from the rosters of high school teams in The Star-Hera

Making time

By STAN BEALL,

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

By STAN BEALL,

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.

Pages