Amos Bounds

Amos Ross Bounds, 87, of Newton, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at his residence in Newton. He was born Monday, Oct. 20, 1930, in Newton. 

FOOTBALL: UNION 12, ENTERPRISE 44 — Injury-plagued Yellowjackets end season at Enterprise


Union’s Lane Hanna has the ball knocked out of his hands by an Enterprise defender on Thursday night. (Jacob Robertson/Special to The Appeal)

A season of injuries and misfortune finally came to a merciful ending for the Union Yellowjackets on Thursday night.

FOOTBALL: NEWTON COUNTY 7, NORTHEAST JONES 41 — Cougars end season with tough loss on road


Miguel Evans picks up a first down for the Cougars. (Eddie Thorne/Special to the Appeal)

On the third play of the game for the Newton County offense, ninth grade quarterback Damon Mapp dislocated his hip, a move that eventually brought both teams to the middle of the field to pray for the young man.