From 25 yards out, Larry Anderson ran in the winning touchdown to lead his Bears to victory Monday night in a 7-9 year-old flag football game at the Wards Recreation Center.
O’Bannon High School’s Zion Jessie, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, is one of only eight seniors on this year’s Greenwaves team. It is his job to set an example for the players on his young team. Despite the early set backs this season for O’Bannon, Jessie has always worked hard at getting better.
Greenville High School boys basketball coach Delmar Sprouse will get his first real look at his team when the Hornets begin practice on Monday.
Still, Sprouse already has a good idea of who will lead his team when their season begins Oct. 31 at home against Greenwood.
HOLLANDALE — After falling behind Leflore County by three touchdowns in the first quarter Thursday night, the Simmons High School football team made a number of great plays to make things interesting. But, in the end, the hole the Blue Devils dug themselves was just too much as they fell 26-24.
Ten-year-old Jonathan Bates Jr. has a fearless personality just like his father and grandfather. It is why he has a love of racing cars and why he is not afraid to keep racing against better competition.
Bates started racing go karts a few years ago, but he has done so well that he is already moved up to race against grown adults.
St. Joseph Catholic School head football coach John Baker puts things bluntly when asked about his team’s home game this Friday night against Pillow Academy.
“This is, by far, the best team that we have played in years,” Coach Baker said. “There is no doubt about it. We have not played a team this good in a long time.”
Greenville Christian School’s Marcus Anderson, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, stepped up big when his team needed it last Friday night.
In the first quarter of GCS’s 49-7 road victory over Canton Academy, Anderson saw his teammate, star running back Marlon Palmer, leave the game with an ankle injury.
Dr. Joe Portera, an 83-year-old lifelong golfer, shot one of the best rounds of his life two weeks ago and he credits a local golf professional for helping him do it.
The St. Joseph Catholic School girls soccer team may not have won the final prize, but the Fighting Irish players still have a lot to be proud about.
The Fighting Irish made it all the way to the MAIS Division III State Championship Tournament.