Thursday, May 18, 2006
Devils, ’Dogs in jamboree
By BARRY BURLESON
There’s plenty of excitement in the Holly Springs High School football program heading into next season.
Mapp, Green win state championships
By BARRY BURLESON
Two athletes from the Marshall County School District, Bruce Mapp and Marquise Green, brought home gold medals from the recent State Track and Field Meet at Petal.
Marshall Academy athletes receive awards at banquet
Marshall Academy coaches handed out lots of awards Thursday night at the school’s annual athletic banquet, sponsored by the Booster Club.
NBA playoffs ‘heating up’
The Heat, the Heat, the Heat. And we are not talking about the weather.
Miami, trying to reprise their role of a year ago when they dashed the hopes of the New Jersey Nets in these same playoffs, is now one game away from moving a series closer to their collision course with the Detroit Pistons.
Killer Kudzu Run set for Friday
The annual Killer Kudzu 5K Run/Walk, benefiting the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, will be held this Friday evening, May 19.
The race, sponsored by American Pacific, begins at 7 p.m. on the Marshall County Courthouse square. It will follow a challenging, hilly course through scenic Holly Springs.
Awards will be given in 14 age groups, plus first-third overall male and female, and first place master/grandmaster.
There will be cash prizes for the top three finishes with $300 for first, $200 for second and $100 for third. An additional $300 will be given for a new course record.
Course records are held by Brian Pope (14:55) and Susie Motl Moroney (18:09).
Cost of the race is $15 prior to May 18, and $18 race day registration.
For more information or to register, call Carolyn Holbrook, 662-252-1862.
T-shirts will be given to all runners and walkers. Door prizes will be given away at the post-race party.
For an online entry form, go to www.americanpac.com. Fax to 662-252-1888.
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