LELAND- Deafening crowd noise and emotional reaction to every official call made on the floor characterized the Leland Cubs 64-59 comeback victory over the O’Bannon Greenwaves Tuesday night. Leland guard Jatonius Pratt knocked down a foul line jumper with 5:31 remaining in the game to tie the score at 50.
Kobe Bryant’s tragic death on Sunday may have happened thousands of miles away, but the loss of the NBA legend has had a huge impact to many of us in the Delta, especially to young basketball players who grew up revering the basketball icon.
It may have taken a while, but the Leland High School girls basketball team is starting to come together just in time to make a strong run in the postseason.
The Lady Cubs have now won four straight games after defeating Simmons 43-27 in Hollandale Saturday.
In his first season playing soccer. Jonahsian Kennedy, the Planters Bank Player of the Week, made an immediate impact for the Greenville High School Hornets this season.
Greenville coach Sean Henry called him one of the key players in the midfield all season long.
The Washington School soccer team is filled with experienced players who each know how to play their positions well.
When General coach Jeffrey Giachelli talks about his players, he is filled with praise for each of them, especially the seniors leading the team this year.
During a third quarter timeout Friday night, the musical selection that blared from the PA system summed it up best. The Jackson Five’s classic ABC 123 epitomized the ease with which the Greenville Christian Lady Saints disposed of the Porter’s Chapel Lady Eagles 86-42.
As a young boy, Isaac Morris, spent many weekends on road trips to different towns throughout the region. His father, Isaac Morris Sr., was a professional wrestler. Young Morris got an up close view of the wrestling industry, from drop kicks and body slams to selling tickets and putting up and taking down the ring.
The St. Joseph Catholic School boys basketball team has won its last four games in a convincing manner. On Thursday night, the Irish (9-4) stormed out to an early lead as they breezed by an undermanned Manchester Academy team, 52-17.
Should there be a shot clock in Mississippi high school basketball?