Thursday, April 12, 2012
MA boys take first in meet
By BARRY BURLESON
The Marshall Academy boys track team captured the top prize in its own Patriot Invitational Wednesday of last week.
MA, in its last meet before district competition next week, totaled 67 points. Placing second and third, respectively, were Magnolia Heights with 58 and West Memphis Christian with 56.
Patriots lose two; big week ahead
By BARRY BURLESON
The Marshall Academy Patriots dropped two non-district contests on the baseball diamond last week.
MA committed four errors and handed out eight walks in a 10-8 home loss to St. George’s (of Memphis, Tenn.) Thursday evening.
Lady Cards beat Lady Indians for lone win of week
The Potts Camp Lady Cardinals hosted a Region 2-2A game against Calhoun City on Monday, April 2. This was the Lady Cards’ second time to meet the Lady Wildcats.
The Lady Cardinals took the field first with every intention to show the Lady Wildcats what they were made of.
Behind The Scoreboard
Amazing stats for Kentucky
Kentucky was crowned king of the men’s collegiate basketball world Monday evening of last week, and discounting the negative publicity created by a revelry which apparently got out of hand, the achievement pleased many and surprised some. For the third year head coach of the very young Wildcat team (which started three freshmen and two sophomores), John Calipari, it was complete vindication for a career which had been building toward that end for years.
Rodeo set for Saturday at Barton
A Deep South Championship Rodeo will be held in Barton on Saturday, April 14.
The big event, produced by J Bar B Rodeo Co., begins at 8 p.m. at the Robert Rainey Jr. Memorial Arena, 928 Quinn Road.
Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $6 for children, and ages 3 and under free.
For more information, call Jerry Bolden, 662-551-0475.
Summer camp begins June 4
A youth summer camp will be held June 4 to July 6 at the Eddie Smith Multi-Purpose Building in Holly Springs. The camp, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., is for ages 6 through 13. Registration fee, to be paid at city hall, is $50.
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