Sports


Stemarion Edwards ready for challege of leading Simmons football team

By DAVID W. HEALY,

HOLLANDALE — At Simmons High School, the standard is high. And, Stemarion Edwards would not have it any other way.

Despite losing nine starters on offense and nine starters on defense last season, the Blue Devils still expect to compete at the state’s highest level when their season begins on Aug. 23 against Amanda Elzy.













Delta State University swimmer Allison Brownlee teaching lessons at Greenville YMCA

By DAVID W. HEALY,

Allison Brownlee spent her summers in Derry, Pennsylvania in the pool, but she was not just playing Sharks and Minnows and Marco Polo. For years, she practiced to become the best swimmer she could be and her hard work paid off when she earned a swimming scholarship to Delta State University.


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