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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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Whippets, Tigers now 2-0

By STAN BEALL,

The Kosciusko Whippets opened the season with resounding wins over Winona and Yazoo County, winning both games in six innings by scores of 12-2 and 13-0.  The Ethel Tigers handled business in much the same way by sweeping Greenville St. Joe 12-2 and 10-2.

Lady Bulldogs advance

By STAN BEALL,

The McAdams Lady Bulldogs defeated West Lowndes last Friday night 61-49 and advanced to play Ashland in the Class 1A quarterfinals on Wednesday at the Mississippi Coliseum.  The Lady Bulldogs pushed their record to 23-5 with the win over West Lowndes.

Country-fried Whatnots

By DIRK THAYER,

I am thinking of hanging up the ole badge in about a year.  Notice I did nott say hanging up my gun, as I believe in the second amendment, ‘the right to keep and bare arms’ on its face value, literally.   I also believe every citizen has that right if he or she has not broken

Scoring record holder

By STAN BEALL,

JACKSON — When Lady Major basketball player Erin Clark played her final game for Millsaps College in early 1990, she had accumulated 1395 total points on the hardwood.  Clark left Millsaps as the all-time scoring leader in women’s basketball.  On February 22, McCool native an

Hero in my midst

By STAN BEALL,

I am not going to lie.  I feel very proud and happy for any of my children when they accomplish something on the field of play.  I try my best not to live vicariously through them, but sometimes that is very hard to do.  I just cannot help but swell with pride when I see them

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