Thursday, December 27, 2012
Byers sweeps county rival
The battle to determine who is best among the county schools recorded another chapter on Thursday night when the teams from Potts Camp met those from H.W. Byers.
For the girls, the rivalry began even at three apiece. The host Lady Lions began mishandling the ball, often. The Lady Cardinals took full advantage and had doubled Byers up (14-7) at the end of the first period.
Lady Hawks shock 6A foe
By BARRY BURLESON
The Holly Springs Lady Hawks earned themselves an early Christmas present Tuesday night, Dec. 18.
Coach Sylvester Kilgore’s Class 3A team traveled a few miles west on Highway 78 and stunned Class 6A Olive Branch 52-51.
Indians beat Cards in double overtime
By CLAUDE VINSON
The Lady Cardinals found the teepees of the Lady Indians warm and inviting Tuesday night, Dec. 18, and they used the welcome mat.
Tenesha Woods for Potts Camp developed a hot streak early. She wasn’t missing many.
Behind The Scoreboard
Quarterback controversy for N.Y. Jets
If one can believe that a high profile quarterback of the NFL could garner two days’ worth of social media attention for something that was not related to his profession then one might feasibly believe that the Titans are going to mount a comeback.
Marshall athletes honored
Marshall Academy held its Fall Sports Banquet December 13.
Several Patriots and Lady Patriots were honored from the football, soccer and softball seasons.
H.W. Byers drops two at Coahoma County
By BARRY BURLESON
A long road trip to Coahoma County Monday night, Dec. 17, did not turn out the way H.W. Byers basketball teams had hoped.
Both the Lady Lions and Lions lost close games to a school which will join them in the same district next season.
Marshall Academy teams going to Immanuel tourney
Marshall Academy basketball teams will play in the Immanuel Christian Tournament this weekend.
They open play Thursday, Dec. 27. The girls face Columbus at 2:45 p.m. and the boys meet Greenville St. Joe at 7:45 p.m.
On Friday, Dec. 28, the Patriots will face Old Dominion at 11:45 a.m. and the Lady Patriots will go against East Webster at 1 p.m.
Then to wrap up the tournament, the MA boys will face Aberdeen at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, and the girls will meet Caledonia at 4:15 p.m.
The Patriots (12-0) and Lady Patriots (13-4) faced Center Hill last Friday night at home to wrap up the pre-Christmas portion of their schedule. The newspaper had an early deadline due to the holiday schedule.
H.W. Byers hosting baseball camp
H.W. Byers High School is hosting a six-week baseball camp starting February 3, 2013. Byers head coach Arthur Sellers will direct the program in conjunction with U.S. Baseball Academy. Classes are available for players in grades 1-12 and are limited to six players per coach. Sessions are offered in advanced hitting, pitching, catching, fielding and base-running.
Space is limited. Registration is underway.
For more information, visit www.USBaseballAcademy.com, or call toll-free 866-622-4487.
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