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Kings of the South: St. Joseph runs past opposition to clam South State Title

By DAVID W. HEALY,

For the second straight season, the St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team captured a regional state championship. Now, the Fighting Irish have their sites set on winning it all.

The Fighting Irish (17-4) defeated Discovery Christian 65-41 Saturday in the championship game of the MAIS Class 2A South State Tournament.




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Wave seniors leave behind a true legacy brotherhood

By PATRICK ERVIN,

One third of the O’Bannon Greenwaves boys’ basketball team played their final home game on Friday night. Kaylon Swilley, Octavia Wilson, Zion Jessie, Curtis Austin, Javorious Jackson and Kentarious Castion exit the program leaving a legacy that will either have the faithful saying, “what if” or “they put it together just at the right time.”


Washington School's Bogan Brewer named Planters Bank Player of the Week

By DAVID W. HEALY,

When the weather switches from fall to winter, Washington School’s Bogan Brewer, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, moves from linebacker on the football team to goalie for the soccer team.

While the sports are different, Brewer plays both positions with many of the same principals.





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Kamillea Watson

Kamillea Watson

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Funeral arrangements for Kamillea L.D. Watson, 32, of Memphis, Tennessee, and formerly of Mound Bayou, are pending with T.L. Redmon Funeral Home, Cleveland. She died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Methodist South Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.


Mark Winters

Mark Winters

GREENVILLE — Funeral arrangements for Mark L. Winters, 43, of Greenville, are pending with Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at Delta Regional Medical Center.


Yolanda Moore

Yolanda Moore

INDIANOLA — Funeral arrangements for Yolanda Moore, 40, of Indianola, are pending with Byas Funeral Home, Indianola. She died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola.


Billie DeLoach

Billie DeLoach

GREENBRIER, Ark. — Billie Ruth Todd DeLoach, passed away Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at Greenbrier Nursing and Rehab Facility, Greenbrier, Arkansas. She was 85 years old.


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