Lewis wins Killer Kudzu 5K
By BARRY BURLESON
Photo by Barry BurlesonMoving to the front
Kyle Lewis (right) makes his move to the front of the pack shortly into
Saturday’s race. He finished the course in 15:27.
It was Kyle Lewis’ first Killer Kudzu. But the former Ole Miss runner took the lead early and cruised to the top prize.
He finished the Holly Springs 5K in 15:27 Saturday morning.
Hawks wrap up spring
By CLAUDE VINSON
was billed as “Hawk Pride Day” and it served as a platform for the new
football coach at Holly High to introduce his 2010 gridiron squad to
the Hawks community.
Potts Camp ends successful season
Potts Camp track and field teams finished second in the north half meet May 8 at Tupelo.
the Lady Cardinals and Cardinals followed that up with fourth- and
sixth-place finishes, respectively, at the state meet in Pearl.
Behind The Scoreboard
By Claude Vinson
It seems Cleveland just quit
The Orlando Magic left little doubt about their readiness to make a run for the last leg of the playoffs.
Gulledge inks with Southwest
By BARRY BURLESON
Gulledge is taking her three-point shooting and her defensive skills to
Southwest Mississippi Community College in Summit.
Indians, Lady Indians place in top four at north half meet
Several Byhalia athletes moved on to the Class 4A State Track and Field Meet, thanks to a strong showing at North State.
|Holly Springs places first in tournament|
Holly Springs 6 and under girls Dizzy Dean softball team won first
place in the Marshall County Pre-Season Tournament held in Byhalia.
Team members are (from left, top row) assistant coach Heather Pipkin,
head coach Don Cothern and assistant coach Danielle Cothern; (middle
row) Brenya Muse, Karlie Pipkin, Cadence Wait, Ark'jah Sims, Maggi
Hubbard; (bottom row) April Vaughn, Daijah Malone, Jayla Christian,
Grace Smith, Catherine Shaw and Mackenzie Garner. Not
pictured are assistant coaches Melissa Smith and Joey Wait. The team is
sponsored by Merchants & Farmers Bank.
|Holly High track|
of the Holly Springs High School track team recently competed in Class
3A North State competition. In front, from left, are coach Crystal
Stewart, China Pool, Kayla Burns, Kiera Mayfield, Lashelle Kimmons and
coach Anthony Thompson. In back, from left, are Darius Dowdy, Marquires
Mayfield, Peter Thigpen, David Bridges Jr., Derek Vaughn and Tyrone
Miller. Miller went on to place fifth in the discus (123-08) at the
Class 3A State Track and Field Meet, while the 4x400 boys relay team
placed seventh at state (3:40.34).
|Kriss wins ‘Tiger Award’|
the annual Athletic Awards Ceremony, Northeast Development Foundation
executive director Patrick Eaton presented the “Tiger Award,” the
school’s most prestigious athletic award, to nine student athletes.
Pictured (back, from left) Eaton, Creighton Nelms, Kossuth, football;
Ben Hurt, Ripley, men’s basketball; Josh Bascomb, Corinth, men’s
tennis; Leota Cornelius, Corinth, women’s basketball; athletic director
Ricky Ford, (front row, from left)) Sara Beth Michaels, Booneville,
softball; Blake Hatfield, Booneville, golf; and Allie Kriss, Holly
Springs, women’s tennis. Not pictured is Seth Kennedy, Iuka, baseball;
and Rebecca Rabe, Iuka, cheerleading. Presented every year by the
Northeast Mississippi Community College Alumni Association, the “Tiger
Award” goes to the member of each of Northeast’s athletic teams who
exhibits exemplary character, sportsmanship, leadership, dedication,
sacrifice and conduct both during and after the game.