Jessica Branning, an English literature teacher at Union Middle School, was honored Friday, March 2, during the Mississippi Association of Educators' inaugural Mississippi Excellence in Education Awards held at the Jackson Convention Center.
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.
Newton County’s Jarius Huddleston might not stand out in a crowd but he does on the football field.
Huddleston enters his senior year as the unquestioned leader of the Newton County defense, making him the latest addition to The Newton County Appeal’s Elite 11.
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Former Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott recently held his second annual youth football camp in Starkville and more than 1,400 campers showed up to see one of the hottest names in professional football. That’s a pretty impressive number in my mind.