Thursday, August 15, 2013
MA downs Immanuel for first win
By BARRY BURLESON
Coach Lance McGregor said his Marshall Academy soccer squad “left it all on the field” Friday night.
The result was the Lady Patriots’ first win of the season. They knocked off Immanuel Christian 3-2 at Steens (near Columbus).
“We have girls who are beat up and banged up with bruises and scrapes and yet they really sacrificed their bodies Friday,” he said. “I can’t emphasize how much I appreciate the way the girls stepped up and showed signs of the promise I see within them.”
Hawks prepare for season
By CLAUDE VINSON
Chris Rankin, second year head coach of the Holly Springs gridiron Hawks, had around 40 players at the opening practice session for the football team August 5.
The coach said when the eligible freshmen join the group he will field about 50 players.
Lady Patriots open district with victories
By BARRY BURLESON
The Marshall Academy softball team started District 1-A play last week by outscoring two opponents 26-0.
On Monday, Aug. 5, the Lady Patriots pounded Marvell (Ark). 14-0 at home.
Behind The Scoreboard
Lightning fast Usain Bolt
It matters little what else is printed or shown this week; one event will stand out above all the rest. Usain Bolt, the lightning fast sprinter actually racing a lightning bolt to the finish line. Well, sort of.
Hunter Safety Class set for this Saturday
A Hunter Safety Class will be held Saturday, Aug. 17, from 8 a.m. until at the Marshall County Fairgrounds.
The fairgrounds is located at 1569 Highway 7 North in Holly Springs.
Participants should bring Social Security number, and all must be at least 10 years of age to be certified.
Call 662-840-5172 to register for the class.
Clevin Hannah signs contract with Pro A team
Clevin Hannah has stepped up to a new team.
The former Holly Springs High School Hawk recently signed a one-year contract with SLUC Nancy Basket in France, a Pro A squad.
Last season Hannah was with Evreux. He posted 16.8 points, 5.3 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game in Pro B. He earned All-French Pro B Honorable Mention.
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