Byhalia picks veteran coach for basketball
By BARRY BURLESON
For the fourth time in five years, Byhalia has a new boys basketball coach.
the Indian attack next season will be Todd Hutchinson, 47, a veteran of
the coaching wars who has plenty of playoff experience.
Football camp July 9
The first annual
Lester/Rice Youth Football Camp will be held Saturday, July 9, from 8
a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sam Coopwood Park in Holly Springs.
Courtesy photosFundamentals and fun
means youth camps, such as this one in mid-June at Marshall Academy.
Youngsters enjoyed learning football fundamentals and having loads of
fun. (Top) Will Hanggi and Cooper Cowan compete in a seven-on-seven
game. (Above, left) Boyce McKinney participates in a tackling drill.
(Above, right) Jacob Shaw and Whitt Rodgers play in a seven-on-seven
Courtesy photoMarshall football camp
Academy hosted a football camp June 13-16 for second through seventh
graders. The camp was led by new head coach Barrett Donahoe with the
help of other members of his staff and some varsity Patriots. It
focused on fundamentals. Pictured are (front, from left) Tyler Bolden,
Dunn Boatwright, Bo Martin, Preston Hinsch, Cooper Cowan, Grady Brooks,
Zach Sorrell, Drayton Potts and Will Hanggi; (second row, from left)
Jacob Shaw, Mitchell Lafever, Boyce McKinney, Samuel Morris, Ryan
Brock, Cade Cowan, Kros Joyner, Grant Poteet, Juston Mask, Wesley
Bolden, Wyatt Bain, Thomas Stewart, Whitt Rodgers and Cade Cupp; (back,
from left) Coach Donahoe, Elgin Lafever, Kirby Jones, coach Bart
Jenkins, Evan Hickman, Wood Morris and Brody Martin.
|First at June Jam|
Terminators, an 11-year-old AAA competitive team with players from
Marshall and DeSoto counties, won first place at the Southaven June
Jam. Fourteen teams competed in the tournament. The Terminators went
5-0, defeating Mustang Baseball 8-7 for the championship. The team is
currently number one in the state and fifth in the nation, according to
USSSA standings. Local players are (front and center) Tyler Bolden and
Photo by Barry BurlesonSummer work
Academy is playing some summer league games in June as coach Bart
Jenkins gets an early look at next season’s squad. Chesley Hurdle is
pictured on the mound for the Patriots recently versus Center Hill. MA
is scheduled to play Water Valley at home Thursday.
Practicing like the pros
Two from Holly Springs join Grizzlies for a day
June 7, Holly Springs residents Juston Mask and Tyler Bolden had the
chance to see what it feels like to be a professional basketball player
for a day.