September 30, 2010
Lions down rival Cardinals
The H.W Byers Lions got a double jolt of pride last Thursday evening.
First, the junior high Lions defeated the junior Cardinals 52-36 before the Lions and Cardinals did battle with Byers winning it, too.
Patriots drop district opener
The momentum shifted late in the first half Friday night in Batesville and the visitors never got it back.
Marshall Academy squandered an opportunity to go up by 11 in the big District 1-AA clash. Instead, North Delta scored on the last play of the half, led by two at the intermission and went on to win 26-10.
Top-ranked ’Dores too much for Indians
Byhalia was simply no match Friday night for unbeaten Lafayette, ranked number one in the state in Class 4A.
The Indians saw their district mark go to 0-2 and their overall record fall to 3-3 after a 52-0 loss to the high-flying Commodores.
Hawks can’t hang on versus Jaguars
Holly High started this one on defense and went to work immediately.
On Broad Street’s second play, Eric Hardin picked the ball out of the air and downed it at the 16. Brandon McKinney, calling the shots for the Hawks, hit Darius Scruggs on an 18-yard slant for six points. Then Jaren King ran off left end for the two. The Hawks had the first lead in less than one minute.
There had to be some queasy stomachs around these parts for much of last Saturday. These innards are tied to certain colleges and universities which create these unsettling feelings on various Saturdays throughout the fall. Sometimes the feelings can prove to be ambiguous. We carry on a debate with ourselves occasionally trying to decide if we should drop everything and watch the game(s) when we know that the end results could hasten the request for Kaopectate.
Jr. high Patriots lose to Wave
The Marshall Academy junior high Patriots let a halftime lead slip away Thursday night.
MA took a 12-7 advantage on the last play of the first half but the second half was all North Delta. The Pats fell 27-18.
roll over Delta
Marshall Academy closed out its 2010 softball season last week with a win over Delta and a loss to North Delta.
Kat Moore enjoyed a three-for-four performance at the plate as the Lady Patriots routed Delta 12-3 on Monday, Sept. 20, at home.
Marshall soccer falls to River Oaks
The Marshall Academy soccer squad closed its season with two losses to River Oaks (La.).
MA dropped game one of the September 18 twinbill 6-0 and the nightcap 6-2.
Coach Lance McGregor said he thought his Lady Pats were intimidated by the Lady Mustangs, who have a rich tradition on the soccer field.
Rodeo set for Oct. 2
J Bar B Rodeo Co. is hosting the Deep South Championship Rodeo, Saturday, October 2, at Robert Rainey Jr. Memorial Arena, 928 Quinn Road in Barton.
Featured guests will be Tim Lepard and “The Ghost Riders,” along with bull and bronc riding. Admission is $8 adults; $6 children; 3 and under are free. For more information call Jerry Bolden, 662-551-0475.
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