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It may have been cold in the stands but both Newton County soccer teams were hot on the field last week.
Both Newton County soccer teams came away with a pair of blowout wins last week as the Cougars beat Northeast Lauderdale 2-0 in Division 5-4A play while the Lady Cougars took a 5-0 win over the Lady Trojans on Saturday.
It was a year of championships and surprising moves this past season.
From Lake’s resurgence on the football field to Newton County’s dominations on the public and private school tennis courts, it was an interesting year in sports in the Newton County Appeal’s coverage area.
Here is a look at the top stories from 2017:
It’s the time of year when most of us will make New Year’s resolutions. It’s taken me many years to figure out why we do it, but I think I’ve got a bead on it now. I think the main reason is because there is always a person we wish we could be all of the year.
Both Newton County Academy basketball teams split a pair of games in the Lamar Christmas Bash last week.
The NCA boys beat Russell Christian 53-37 and lost 41-22 to Lamar in the tournament finals while the Lady Generals beat Russell Christian 38-21 and lost to Clarkdale 50-35.