Thursday, November 3, 2005


Hawks win third straight, eyeing playoffs
• County rival awaits Friday

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The Hawks hosted the Wildcats of Independence for their next to last regular game of the season. It was senior night and the game also held playoff implications.

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Patriots end year with loss to Waves


The Marshall Academy Patriots saw the Dustin Maples show Friday night at North Delta.

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Behind The Scoreboard
By Claude Vinson

SEC race

One could say that things got a bit rocky last week for many members of the different sports venues around the area and beyond. The most momentous news would have to be the manner in which the Chicago White Sox took care of business in the World Series with the Houston Astros.

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Dandy Dozen Hawks
• Hannah, Ayers among state’s best


The Holly Springs High School Hawks will be going for three straight state basketball championships this season, and they will have two of Mississippi’s best players as team leaders.

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Cardinals get big win over Devils


The Potts Camp Cardinals picked up what coach Chris Ferrell called a “signature win” last week at Ashland.

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Dawkins playing basketball in Arizona
• Former Holly High star leading junior college Matadors


Kenny Dawkins is a long way from home, but he’s still doing what he does best – playing basketball.

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Hawks tip off season Thursday
• Going for third straight state championship

The two-time defending Class 3A state basketball champions tip off their season tonight (Thursday, Nov. 3).

The Holly Springs High School Hawks, coached by Naylond Hayes, will host Coldwater. The Lady Hawks, coached by Wilbert Beard, will begin the court action at 6 p.m. The Hawks, who finished 34-1 last season, are tabbed seventh in The Clarion-Ledger’s Preseason Super 10 poll (all classifications) and first in Class 3A.

Highlights of the 2005-06 season for the Hawks will be the second annual Bi-County Tournament, set for December 1-3 at Northwest Community College in Senatobia, home and away games against Booker T. Washington of Memphis and Tupelo High School. Hayes’ squad will also play in the Battle of the Border Classic on Feb. 11, 2006, at the University of Memphis.

A new division slate for the Hawks and Lady Hawks includes Senatobia, Byhalia, Water Valley, North Panola, M.S. Palmer and Independence.

The Hawks have won 21 straight games.

Indians fall to Warriors


The Byhalia High School Indians traveled to the home of the defending state champions Friday night and lost 43-2 to the Senatobia Warriors.

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Hunter safety class this week at Potts Camp

There will be a hunter safety class November 3-5 at the Potts Camp High School, Hwy. 178 East, Thursday and Friday, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. until.

You must be at least 10 years of age and must bring your Social Security number.

This will be the last class for Marshall County. Pre-register by calling 563-6330.

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