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.
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.