January 24, 2008
Marshall boys clinch top seed in district tourney
By BARRY BURLESON
The Marshall Academy Patriots locked up the number one seed in the district tournament with their rout of Indianola Academy Friday night.
Byers sweeps ByhaliaBy CLAUDE VINSON
The Byers arena began to fill up early for this one Tuesday, Jan. 15. Anytime that there is a contest between any of the county teams pitted against each other, there is going to be a full house.
Lady Lions, Hawks win in county rivalryBy CLAUDE VINSON
The Holly Springs Lady Hawks would be pitted against a county rival from a different class but with a stellar record.
Behind The Scoreboard
Plaudits to Eli, Giants
The team with the most history in the history of the NFL is returning to the Super Bowl. The team with the most TDs in a single season, most yardage in a single season, most games won in a single season, most prolific quarterback in a single season. This could be titled “entirely appropriate,” the best team in biggest game.
• Marshall County vs. Benton County
Potts Camp teams were saddled with their first district losses of the season Friday night at Ashland.
Baseball sign-up set for
Laws Hill areaThe Northwest Side Civic Club announced that youth baseball/softball sign-up for the Harmontown-Tyro-Laws Hill area will be held each Saturday on February 9, 16 and 23 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the civic building in Harmontown.
All children and youth of T-ball age and older are invited. Cost for each child is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.
Anyone interested in coaching or sponsoring a team may attend one of the sign-ups or call Max Billingsley at 662-526-5090, e-mail at email@example.com.
Byers girls hand Middleton first lossBy CLAUDE VINSON
The H.W. Byers Lions and Lady Lions hosted a team on Saturday evening which hadn’t visited the Lions’ den for over three decades.
Parks and rec sets sign-ups, meetings
The Holly Springs Parks and Recreation Department announces registrations for several activities.
Parks and Rec is registering youth who want to participate in baseball and softball for boys and girls ages 4-16. Registration will be held at City Hall, 160 South Memphis Street. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The last day to register is Friday, Feb. 15.
The Holly Springs Parks and Recreation Department is also offering basketball registration for the men’s 35 and older league and women’s league. There will be a coaches’ meeting on Monday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. at the Eddie Lee Smith Multi-Purpose Building, located on North Memphis Street.
There will also be a meeting concerning Tae Kwon Do at the Eddie Lee Smith Multi-Purpose Building on January 28 at 6:30 p.m. This is for youth and adults.
Call 662-252-4807 for more information on these activities.
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