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For the last three years, Jevon Williams has been a solid role player for the Union Yellowjackets and coach Brad Breland.
But with Tradarius Harris and 90 percent of the Jackets’ offense gone, Williams is accepting his role as Union’s new go-to man, making him an easy choice for The Newton County Appeal’s Elite 11.
After the last year, there should never be a doubt about how mentally and physically tough Ty Alderman is.
Alderman, playing his sophomore year at East Central Community College, broke his hand late in the season but continued to play.
While many high school football schedules look the same year after year, Newton’s will be considerably different in 2017.
On top of the Tigers moving into a new district, second-year coach Ryan Smith has also found several new non-district opponents.
After three years, two title game appearances and one state championship at Kemper County, John Darnell is headed out of town.
Darnell recently stepped down as head boys’ basketball coach at Kemper County to take the same position at Lake.
Notes, quotes and a thought or two while remembering the 1990 South II Regional at Mississippi State when Burke Masters hit a grand slam to beat No. 1 Florida State.
As soon as I saw the regional pairings announced by the NCAA, I knew the Hattiesburg Regional would be a special one, especially in our house.
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a five-part series looking at the upcoming schedule of our local football teams.
After losing quarterback Tradarius Harris to graduation, Union coach Brad Breland heads into the summer and season with a lot of unknowns.
College life wasn’t always easy for former Newton County Academy standout Tre Collins.
After being an MAIS All-star at NCA, Collins started his college career out at East Central, taking classes to be a paramedic. Collins was redshirted that year and was only able to practice with the team.