The Ackerman Indians defeated the Winona Tigers Friday night in a close contest, 19-16. The Tigers got on the board first after recording a safety in the first quarter.
Ackerman then scored two touchdowns in the second quarter missing the conversion on one to take a 13-8 lead into the half after Winona tacked on a second quarter score of their own, conversion failed.
The Indians scored a touchdown in the third quarter to increase their lead to 19-8.
The Tigers held the Indians scoreless in the fourth quarter as they mounted a comeback attempt by scoring a touchdown, conversion failed, to pull within three points, 19-13. The Indian defense stood tall and hung on for the close win.
The offensive leaders for the Indians were Cody Harris with 12 rushes for 113 yards, quarterback Dakota Brasher with 20 rushes for 74 yards and K’Tre Brown with 42 yards on 13 carries.
Brasher was 6-14 for 73 yards with a touchdown and an interception through the air. Lenny Taylor had three receptions for 52 yards and a touchdown and K’Tre Brown had one reception for 14 yards.
Leading the Indians defensively were Alex Foust and Taboris Lee with six tackles and Jamarcus Bradley and Quincy Cole with five tackles each.
Bradley and Taylor each had an interception for the Indians while helping to hold the Tigers to 257 total offensive yards, 230 of that was on the ground.
Ackerman tallied 305 yards of total offense with 232 coming on the ground on 46 rushes. The Indians will host French Camp Friday night in a 7:30 p.m. contest.
To the wire, Kosy defeats Braves
The Kosciusko Whippets were in good shape after Friday night’s 8-0 win over the visiting Tishomingo Braves, but a set-back in Iuka on Saturday, a 3-2 loss, put the fast dogs’ season in jeopardy.
KHS hires Greenleaf
The Kosciusko School Board met Monday night and approved the hiring of new Whippet basketball coach Eleazarus Greenleaf.
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Tigers finish season 15-13
The Ethel Tigers were fresh off a thrilling first round sweep of French Camp when they traveled to Stringer on Saturday for game one of the best-of-three series.
The Tigers would drop game one 5-3.
Game one had been pushed from Thursday to Saturday due to inclement weather, pushing game two to Monday night in Ethel, to which the Tigers fell once again, 7-2.
Kosy moves to third round
The Kosciusko Whippets had a bitter taste in their mouths from 2012’s playoff series loss to New Albany in three games.
That taste is clearly better now, and New Albany was once again the foe.
Kosy boys and girls track head to State meet
The Kosciusko boys and girls track teams participated in the North State Track meet at Pontotoc on May 4 and will be sending one boys and four girls to the Class 4A State Meet at Pearl on May 13
Martin inducted into Hall of Fame
Railford “Randy” Martin was inducted into the Holmes Community College Sports Hall of Fame on April 25.
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The greatest gift and responsibility that we as adults and parents get in life is a child.
Battle of neighbors goes to wire
Although the Ethel Tigers were able to advance into the second round of the playoffs by winning two straight against the French Camp Panthers, it was anything but easy.
Whippets win twice, ready for New Albany
The Kosciusko Whippets, fresh off of winning Region 4-4A, had a playoff bye-week, but they still took care of business.
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