September 16, 2010
Cardinals earn another shutout
Shane Stone likes his team’s hustle. And the 2-0 record is just fine, too.
The junior varsity Potts Camp Cardinals earned their second straight shutout to open the season by beating New Site 28-0 on the road last Thursday.
Patriots drop Devils
Marshall could not put Tunica away Friday night, but most importantly, the Patriots won.
They survived four turnovers, exhaustion and a never-say-die bunch of Blue Devils for the 30-21 victory. MA is 3-1 on the season.
The Pats fumbled early in the game, on their first offensive series, and Tunica’s Stephen Gray returned it for a touchdown.
Indians lose first of season
Markeith Washington said his Indians got a wake-up call Friday night.
Byhalia, after starting the season 3-0, tasted defeat at the hands of Westwood, Tenn. 28-22.
The 2010 NFL football season was completely ushered in last Thursday with the game between the reigning champs of the Super Bowl and the team which almost made it to the big game.
H.W. Byers homecoming this Friday
The H.W. Byers family extends an invitation to the 2010 homecoming celebration this Friday night. The school is excited to have reestablished its football program.
All former coaches and players of the H.W. Byers/Sandflat football program are urged to be in attendance for the homecoming game September 17.
Pre-game festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. During the pre-game ceremony, former coaches and players will be recognized for their contributions to the H.W. Byers/Sandflat football program.
All former coaches and players, please contact the school at 662-851-7826 to submit your names for recognition during the pre-game festivities.
The Lions host Jumpertown in football action Friday, Sept. 17, starting at 7:30 p.m.
Holly High falls hard to Lions
The Holly Springs Hawks returned to their own turf last Friday night for a showdown with another non-district foe.
They deferred the opening reception and the Rosa Fort Lions received the ball at their 43. Their next play drew a large penalty but 5 of those yards were back by a face mask penalty. Their quarterback, Bernardrick McKinney, was operating from the shotgun and tried a sweep keeper off left tackle. He was met by Lexter Mull. The Hawks had held the Lions to a 1-yard gain on their first series.
Jr. high Patriots turn back Tunica
The Marshall Academy junior high football team built what looked to be a comfortable lead Thursday at Tunica but had to survive a late Blue Devil rally.
The Patriots, who were up 20-0 at the half, held on to win the game 28-22. They improved to 2-1 on the season.
MA soccer squad loses close contest
The Marshall Academy Lady Patriots turned in their best effort of the season Tuesday, Sept. 7, in a 4-1 loss to Indianola.
“We had a good practice Monday (the day before the game) and this time we actually played a game like we practiced,” coach Lance McGregor said. “Indianola is probably the second toughest team on our schedule but we put our most complete game together against them.
Lady Patriots defeat district rival Colonels
Marshall Academy’s offense was in high gear Tuesday of last week as the Lady Patriots downed Indianola Academy 7-3.
Getting two hits each in the home game were Kat Moore, Chelsey Gilliam, Darcie Gibson and Hailey McMinn.
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