Photos by Barry BurlesonMA camp
coach Craig Dailey and assistant coach David Austin, along with some
varsity Lady Patriots and Patriots, recently conducted the Marshall
Academy Basketball Camp. Participants were taught fundamentals, skills
and competition. Above, Grant Poteet and Will Hanggi battle for
possession of the basketball.
Bryant named Byhalia coach
By BARRY BURLESON
Bryant has seen state playoff success coaching girls basketball. He’s
looking forward to additional postseason trips as the new boys head
coach at Byhalia High School.
County athletes play for West
• Coach Kirkland inducted into Hall of Fame
By BARRY BURLESON
Some 2010 Marshall County graduates closed out their high school basketball careers by competing in all-star games Saturday.
Behind The Scoreboard
By Claude Vinson
Wooden’s mark indelible
the NBA playoffs, it all came down to gravy last week when the Celtics
squared off once again to duel with the Los Angeles Lakers for the
|MA boys basketball camp |
in grades fourth through ninth recently participated in the annual
Marshall Academy Patriot Basketball Camp. Front row – Andy Burleson
(counselor), Whitt Rodgers, Grant Poteet, Boyce McKinney, Will Hanggi,
Ben Shaw and Thomas Stewart; second row – David Austin (assistant
coach), Dylan Simpson, Tobe West, Dakota Dailey, Devin McGregor, Jacob
Driggers, Thomas Faulkenbery, Kevin Harris, Craig Dailey (head coach)
and Megan Anderson (counselor).
|Marshall camp – first through third grades|
and girls in the first through third grades recently participated in
the annual Marshall Academy Patriot Basketball Camp. First row (from
left) – Cassie Dougan, Anushka Bhakta, Sonni McKinney, Kenlee Stanton,
Maggi Hubbard, Erin Burleson and Karah Nicholson; second row
(from left) – Andy Burleson (counselor), Lauralee Fant (counselor),
Walker Sanders, Cooper Cowan, Bo Martin, Grady Brooks, Michael
Ragsdale, Neely Campbell and Paige Foshee; back row (from left)
– David Austin (assistant coach), Craig Dailey (head coach) and
Megan Anderson (counselor).
Courtesy photosAll-Stars and All-MAIS
James (left) and Will Patton, recent graduates of Marshall Academy,
played for the North May 29 in the Mississippi Association of
Independent Schools All-Star Baseball Game. The all-star game was
played at Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson. The two are pictured during
the all-star banquet (top) and in game action. James and Patton were
also named first team All-MAIS – James as an outfielder and Patton as a
pitcher. The All-MAIS baseball team was announced Monday.
Community College baseball players Chad Wardlaw (right) and Seth
Milliorn were chosen first team All-State. Wardlaw, a freshman
outfielder from Olive Branch, led the Rangers in hitting with a .354
average. Wardlaw was also among the national leaders in stolen bases
with 29 steals in 30 attempts. Milliorn, a sophomore second
baseman from Olive Branch, was third on the Northwest squad with a .321
average. He also hit five home runs, 11 doubles, and collected a
team-leading 33 RBIs. Northwest finished the 2010 season with an
overall record of 27-24 and placed fourth in the MACJC North Division
with a 14-10 mark.