LELAND — For for the last 25 years Coach Eugene Sanders has been outside Leland High School most every afternoon changing lives.
“Come on. Let’s go,” he says sternly, with his trademark gruff voice to the players on the Leland High School football team.
As brothers are apt to do from time to time, Jon Reed McLendon and Jordan McLendon had their fair share of fights as they grew up. One time when they were both young teenagers they got into such a scuffle that their father took them to a cemetery afterwards to teach them a lesson.
ARCOLA- Rain drops and defensive excellence highlighted the morning on Saturday during the Deer Creek Lady Warriors softball tournament. Four teams competed in a pool play format with the top two teams vying for the championship.
Under new coach Quintarus McCray, there is a new sense of optimism for the Greenville High School football team. At practice, the passes are crisp, the cuts are sharp, the drills are exact, and the enthusiasm is palpable for the Hornets who begin their season August 24 at Gentry.
Quietly and unassumingly, a local guy had his name called as part of the umpiring crew for regular season Southeastern Conference Women’s Softball game approximately a decade ago.
With temperatures soaring into the mid-90s Wednesday, the girls soccer players on both the St. Joseph Catholic School and Washington School teams needed every water break they could get. Every 10 minutes, in fact, the 80-minute game was stopped for rest and hydration.
LELAND — Quenterius Flowers and Jaquez Phillips both take pride in being a member of the Leland High School football team.