Thursday, November 4, 2010
County teams ready to open basketball seasons
By BARRY BURLESON
Basketball season is here.
Teams have warmed up with jamborees or pre-season tournaments, with the regular season tipping off this week and next.
The Marshall Academy Lady Patriots hosted a tournament last week and the MA boys held a jamboree Saturday in the Patriot gym. Both teams were scheduled to go to Lee (Marianna, Ark.) Monday night of this week. They host Tunica Academy next Monday, Nov. 8, and Myrtle next Tuesday, Nov. 9. Marshall squads visit Marvell (Ark.) Thursday, Nov. 11. The boys will play in the Crossover Classic (public schools vs. private schools) Saturday, Nov. 13, at Oxford High School. The Pats will face Lewisburg.
The Holly Springs High School and H.W. Byers teams participated in a jamboree at Center Hill Saturday.
The Hawks and Lady Hawks will play in the Senatobia Classic this Saturday, Nov. 6, and then compete in the Coldwater Tournament Nov. 11-13. Road trips follow to H.W. Byers, the Senatobia Tournament and the Byhalia Tournament. Holly High teams will not play at home until after Thanksgiving – Tuesday, Nov. 30.
The Byers Lions and Lady Lions will host Independence next Monday, Nov. 8, and then visit Ashland Friday, Nov. 12. The girls go to the Newton Classic Saturday, Nov. 13.
Potts Camp basketball are set to tip off the 2010-11 season next Monday, Nov. 8, at Oxford. The Cardinals and Lady Cardinals will visit Mooreville Tuesday, Nov. 9 and go to Falkner Friday, Nov. 12. Their first home game is Saturday, Nov. 13, versus Ashland.
The Byhalia Indians and Lady Indians played in a jamboree this past Saturday at Independence.
They begin their regular season this Saturday, Nov. 6, at home versus Independence. Next Tuesday, Nov. 9, the Byhalia teams go to Ashland. After a road trip to H.W. Byers and a home date with Olive Branch, the Indians and Lady Indians will host a Thanksgiving Tournament November 26-27. Joining them for the big event will be Center Hill, Fayette Ware, Holly Springs and Oak Haven.
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