Today's Top Stories

The Zack Grady era got off to a rocky start Friday night at Morgan Field, as the Newton Tigers fell to Madison St. Joseph 35-22 in the season opener for both teams.

Qualifying is under way for the Newton County School Board districts C and D.

Circuit Clerk Mike Butler announced the opening of qualifying last week according to state law.

All five area football teams got their final tune-ups before the football season kicks off this Friday night.

The Union Yellowjackets dropped a 27-15 decision to Class 4A Northeast Lauderdale at East Central on Friday.

But veteran coach Brad Breland saw plenty of positives, even in the loss.

It’s been a rough week for the Generals as head coach Rob Roberts has been out with his mother in the hospital.

The Newton County Lady Cougars began defense of their state championship last week by splitting a pair of games in the Newton County Classic.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, Aug. 16

High School Softball

NCHS at Neshoba Central, 6/7 p.m.

Ethel at Union, 5:30/6:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 17

High School Football

Leake Central at NCHS

Union at Choctaw Central

Pelahatchie at Lake



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