MA goes 5-0 in own tournament
By BARRY BURLESON
Marshall Academy beat all competitors in its own tournament June 26-29.
“We played really well all weekend,” head coach Johnny Ray said about the 5-0 performance. “I’m proud of the kids. They did a tremendous job of competing all weekend.”
Byers faces top schools in Louisiana
By BARRY BURLESON
Mississippi’s defending Class 2A state champs battled some of Louisiana’s best last week, June 23-26.
Behind The Scoreboard
Tiger down, but not out
This column is not to remind you just who won the U.S. Open recently at tough Torrey Pines, rather it is to underscore the type of golf that filled the galleries every day from beginning to end. The gate tally stated that there were 42,500 tickets sold for the majors event; speculation is that more than 45,000 showed up to pace the fairways.
The South Reporter won two sports awards in the Mississippi Press Association Better Newspaper Contest for 2007.
Ole Miss hosting soccer camp
The 13th annual Ole Miss Soccer Co-Ed Day Camp will be held July 27-30 at the University of Mississippi.
Bird Dog Museum sets Aug. 16 fun shoot
A novel event is in the planning by the National Bird Dog Museum based in Grand Junction, Tenn.
Lions Club schedules tournament
The first annual Byhalia Lions Club Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, July 17, at the Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch.
Shotgun start for the four-man scramble is at 1 p.m. The cost is $400 per team/$100 per person and includes 18 holes of golf, cart, beverages and dinner.
Hole sponsorships are available for $50 per hole or three holes for $100.
Checks should be made payable to the Byhalia Lions Club.
For more information, please call Philip Woods, 662-838-6754; Jim Sanderlin, 901-493-1421; or Hunter Hollingsworth, 662-216-9813.
Holly Springs announces soccer camp
The Holly Springs Parks and Recreation Department will be having a soccer camp July 7-11 at Sam Coopwood Park.
The soccer camp offers half-day and full-day sessions. It is for ages 4-16.
The Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp, featuring amazing coaches with cool accents who make learning soccer fun, is the number one soccer camp in the U.S. and Canada. The camp is focused on teaching key techniques and technical components of soccer but it is also committed to developing the whole child. Soccer skills are taught in the framework of character development based on respect, integrity, leadership and sportsmanship.
Camp registration and participation also includes a free ball and shirt.
For more information on the soccer camp, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 662-252-4807.
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