Thursday, September 15, 2011
Indians tomahawk rival Hawks
By CLAUDE VINSON
Ah! The thrill of a rivalry renewed.
The intracounty contest between two of the oldest football programs in the county was played Friday night at Sam Coopwood Park.
Cardinals score 16 in fourth for victory
By BARRY BURLESON
Potts Camp survived what its head coach, Shane Stone, called “a roller coaster ride for a little bit” Friday night.
A wild fourth quarter saw the Cardinals lose the lead and then bounce back quickly for a 32-19 win over Strayhorn in a game played at Byhalia High School. They raised their season record to 3-1.
Patriots rally to beat Lee
By BARRY BURLESON
Marshall Academy had a 77-yard drive late in the fourth quarter to win the football game, 29-22, Friday night.
But that’s not the possession head coach Barrett Donahoe wanted to talk about the most.
Marshall clinches playoff spot
The Marshall Academy softball team earned a berth in the playoffs last week after falling short the last two seasons.
“Our goal at the beginning of the season was to make the playoffs,” coach Marcus Moore said. “I just hope the girls can stay focused and not be happy with just getting there.”
Behind The Scoreboard
NFL, tennis and more
This past weekend was one of those which had everything on tap, not just in the sports world but way beyond with a little bit of clandestine intrigue. One would have to go a far piece to find something not to like or appreciate.
Former Holly High Hawk joins pro team in Finland
Clevin Hannah is changing teams and countries.
The former Holly Springs High School and Wichita State basketball star left August 28 going to Finland.
Potts Camp teams second in 2A at meet
The Potts Camp boys and girls cross country teams each finished second in their 2A classificiation in the Pontotoc Invitational high school cross country meet Saturday at Longbow Trails.
The Potts Camp boys, with 111 points, trailed first-place East Union, who scored 99.
Kris Roberts placed fifth individually - Class 1A-2A-3A - with a time of 18:55. Brantley Harris was 10th with a time of 19:11.
The Potts Camp girls, with 156 points, trailed first-place East Union, who scored 64. In individual competition - Classes 1A-2A-3A - Amber Cooper placed ninth with a time of 18:52.
Basketball registration begins
Registration is open for youth basketball (boys and girls ages 5 through 18).
Sign-up continues at the Holly Springs City Hall until October 13. Registration is available during regular hours – Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
There is a $30 registration fee.
For more information, contact the Holly Springs Parks and Recreation Department at 252-4807.
Lady Pats lose 1-0 to Chiefs
The Marshall Academy soccer squad dropped a hard-fought game to Magnolia Heights last week on “Senior Day.”
They also recently lost a twinbill to River Oaks and a single contest to Immanuel.
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