April 2, 2009
Pats take three from Kirk
Marshall Academy swept three district games from rival Kirk to highlight a successful week on the baseball diamond.
Marshall 12 Kirk 2
Chris Gardner improved to 3-0 on the mound as he went the distance in the run ruled shortened game. He struck out six and walked none.
Marshall scored early and often, taking a 9-0 lead after two innings of play. Hunter Bolden got the Patriots on the board in the first as he started a two out rally. He singled, stole second and was singled home by Parker James. James stole second and was singled home by Caleb Byrd.
Potts Camp sweeps Coldwater
On March 23, the Potts Camp Lady Cardinals fast-pitch softball team won two games at home versus the Coldwater Cougars.
The Lady Cardinals, in game one, hit the ball great throughout and dominated the Lady Cougars.
The final score was Potts Camp 18 and Coldwater 0.
MA runners win ribbons
Marshall Academy hosted its first track meet of the season March 25, running events only.
The junior high boys took the championship trophy, while the varsity boys finished second.
Other schools participating included Magnolia Heights, Kirk, North Delta and Delta.
Byers falls to Hickory Flat
By CLAUDE VIINSON
The H.W. Byers Lions faced the Hickory Flat Rebels last Thursday at home.
The Lions are playing an independent schedule this season under new head coach Arthur “Beau” Sellers, in his first season at the school.
Beard second in north
St. Joseph’s Council #8760, of the Mississippi Jurisdiction of the Knights of Columbus, held its annual free throw championships at Holy Family School gymnasium on West Street on February 14.
Indians drop district contest
By CLAUDE VINSON
The Byhalia Indians gave up four runs in the first inning to the Senatobia Warriors in a district game at home March 24.
Andrew Brown was sent to the hill first and he walked the first batter. The next Warrior up tried a bunt. Brown quickly retrieved the ball and threw out the runner advancing to second. But the Warriors would gather a couple of hits and score four runs in quick order. Brown then struck out the next batter and the infield had a run down at the third for the last out.
Rodeo set for April 3-4 at Barton
The Deep South Championship Rodeo will be held this weekend in Barton.
The event, produced by J Bar B Rodeo Co., is set for Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4, at 7 p.m. at the Robert Rainey Jr. Memorial Arena, 928 Quinn Road.
Admission is $8 for adults; $6 for children; ages 3 and under free.
For more information, call Jerry Bolden, 662-551-0475.
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