Category: Sports

Combination of youth, skill players holds key for Tigers

By Robbie Robertson
The Winston County Journal

Noxapater coach Casey Orr has an abundance of two things, skill players and freshmen.

He’s hoping the mix can take the Tigers back to the playoffs and thrust them into a run for … Read more

Mullen reflects on recent scrimmage

Mississippi State football went through its first scrimmage of preseason camp on August in Davis Wade Stadium before going through a two-hour workout in helmets and shorts on Friday.

The Bulldogs held their final two-a-day of camp on Saturday at … Read more

Patriots counting on experience to help improve upon 2015 mark

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2016-2017 Winston Academy Patriots

By Ryan Satcher
Winston County Journal

Winston Academy is hoping the bumps and bruises of last season will pay off with more success in 2016.

The Patriots finished last year 1-9 but gained valuable experience with … Read more

Chargers look to be more experienced heading into the 2016 season

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

A year of experience should do wonders for the Choctaw County High School football team heading into the 2016 season.

The Chargers found themselves with very little experience in key positions when they kicked off … Read more

French Camp Panthers only return three Starters

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Ready or not, here they come. Youth will be served at French Camp Academy this year, as veteran FCA head coach Nathan Wright will have to use more young players than he is accustomed.

With … Read more

Defense the key for Eupora Eagles this season

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

Stephen Edwards is a whole lot more at ease heading into his second year as head football coach at Eupora High School than he was his first.

Even though his Eagles got off to … Read more

Record crowd attends meet the Rebels

OXFORD, Miss. — A record crowd of approximately 7,000 fans packed the Manning Center Saturday for Meet the Rebels Day. Fans lined up hours before the doors opened for the opportunity to meet and get autographs from their favorite players … Read more

Depth biggest issue facing talented Wolverines

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times

The only bad thing in having 17 experienced seniors on your football team is that they graduate. That’s just what East Webster High School is facing this football season.

The Wolverines, which went 14-2 … Read more

EMCC’s Wright named to College Football America 2016 Yearbook Juco lineup

SCOOBA – East Mississippi Community College sophomore wide receiver/running back Isaiah Wright has been named to the College Football America 2016 Yearbook Juco Starting Lineup. The CFA’s preseason junior college football All-America team was announced this week.

Wright, from Florence, … Read more

East Central Warrior Football kickoffs 2016 Season Sept. 1

ECCC 2016_football_scheduleComing off the best season in 16 years, fourth-year East Central Community College head football coach Ken Karcher anticipates another successful season for the Warriors in 2016.

East Central finished the 2015 season ranked No. 10 in the National Junior … Read more