April 21, 2011
MA Patriots take second in district
The Marshall Academy Patriots finished second in the District 1-AA Track Meet Saturday at Lee Academy in Clarksdale.
Marshall earned 71 points and trailed first-place Indianola Academy, which totaled 97. West Memphis Christian School was third with 49.
Lady Cardinals advance to state softball playoffs
On Tuesday afternoon, April 5, the Potts Camp Lady Cardinals softball team hosted a division game against the Ingomar Falcons.
The Lady Cardinals scored first with a run in the bottom of the second inning. The Lady Falcons were still down as the Lady Cardinals scored two more runs in the bottom of the third and another in the fourth.
Byhalia adds new weight room
Markeith Washington is all smiles showing off the newest addition at Byhalia High School.
A new weight room includes eight workout stations, new flooring, new paint and more.
MA beats MHEA, W. Union
Marshall Academy concluded its regular season with three wins.
The Patriots, who will enter the Class AA state playoffs next week, swept Memphis-Area Home Education Association and beat West Union last week to improve to 21-10 overall.
Randolph to be inducted into junior college Hall of Fame
Former Northwest Mississippi and University of Memphis basketball player Don Randolph will be one of 15 athletic standouts inducted into the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday, April 26, in Jackson.
It took a little middle-of-the-stream trading, repatriation and a lot of hard work but the Memphis Grizzlies made the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2006.
Killer Kudzu run slated for May 6 in Holly Springs
The annual Killer Kudzu 5K is set for Friday, May 6, in downtown Holly Springs.
The run, which benefits the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, starts at 7 p.m.
The Killer Kudzu winds through historic Holly Springs.
The challenging course begins downtown on the courtsquare and takes runners past sweeping antebellum homes, towering native woods, graveyards dating back two centuries, and, of course, Kudzu.
Registration is available online at americanpac.com.
Potts Camp teams third
Potts Camp track teams have tuned up for this week’s division meet by competing recently in Oxford and Pontotoc.
At Oxford, coach Karen Green said her Class 1A Cardinals and Lady Cardinals competed against much larger 5A and 6A schools.
Junior high girls finish third in meet
The Marshall Academy Lady Patriots placed third in the District 1-AA Junior High Track Meet Wednesday, April 13, at Clarksdale.
MA, with 37 points, finished behind first-place Indianola Academy (88) and second-place West Memphis Christian (44).
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