Sports

Basketball season draws near

Basketball cranks up this week with some Marshall County teams participating in the Independence Jamboree Saturday.
Coaches from Holly Springs, H.W. Byers and Potts Camp will all get a first look at their 2017-2018 teams at the jamboree.
Then the real season tips off the following week. Potts Camp visits Pine Grove and Marshall Academy (girls only) goes to Marvell November 2. Byhalia plays in the Olive Branch Classic November 4 and 7. Potts Camp hosts Hernando November 7. Byers hosts Byhalia and also Holly High faces Lake Cormorant at the Landers Center November 10.

South Reporter file photo
DaQuan Smith soars to the goal in last season’s state tourney.

DaQuan Smith

Top Hawk

An experienced Holly Springs High School basketball team tips off a new season in less than a month, and it hopes to find gold at the end of the rainbow.

Photos by Theresa Bolden Devore
Phillip Parks (5) returns a kickoff Friday night in Batesville versus the Green Wave.

Anthony Mayfield (1) splits the North Delta defense.

Photos by Theresa Bolden Devore
Javion Smith (21) takes the handoff from Ben Shaw (7) and follows his blockers, Zach Sorrell, Thomas Stewart, Mitchell Lafever, Leonard Fields and Jordan Bowen.

Tyler Bolden (4) returns an interception for Marshall Academy. Blocking are Will Hanggi (54) and Mitchell Lafever (50).

Eight in a row

What a difference a year makes.

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