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Chieftains not kind to MHS after 27-year postseason hiatus

A successful season for the French Camp football team ended on a low note with a 34-7 loss to Resurrection in the opening round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Playoffs.

The McAdams Bulldogs finished the regular season with a 5-5 overall record and a 4-4 mark in Region 2-1A play after falling to Kennedy 38-12 last Friday night.  Due to key victories earlier in the season, the Bulldogs were awarded a playoff berth and will travel to Okolona for their first MHSAA

The Kosciusko Whippets (3-9) fell to Itawamba (10-2) last Friday night in Class 4A North Playoff action 17-14 and saw the season under first-year head coach Kelly Causey come to an end.

French Camp closed out the regular season with a 56-44 win over Leake County thanks to outstanding performances by junior quarterback Holman Edwards and sophomore running back Kendall Coleman.

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By STAN BEALL,

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Adventures on Bear Creek

By DIRK THAYER,

I have recently spoken about the passing of my younger brother Joe.  In the old western epic movie, “Lonesome Dove,” old Gus McCray told Capt. Call, “It’s not the dying I’m talking about; it’s the living.”  I promise to keep on that theme in this story.

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By DIRK THAYER,

As I write this story, I finally have a few moments to myself.  My brother Joe went on to meet the Lord Tuesday, June 16, at around 6:30 am.  Yes, some of this story will be sad, but I hope there will be inspiration for all before I get to the end.

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