After almost every football practice at Lake last year, football coach Tate Hanna could find... READ MORE
Lake football coach Tate Hanna probably put it best about playing Newton this week.
“It doesn’t really matter what the records are, their kids are going to get after us and we are going to get after them,” Hanna said.
The Newton County softball dynasty just keeps on growing.
The Lady Cougars added a 12th slow-pitch title to that collection on Saturday as they battled back from a Game 1 loss to beat Nettleton.
Despite winning their fifth straight title, Newton County coach Justin Chaney was overcome with emotion after the title was in hand.
It was more of the same for the Newton County Cougars this past week as West Lauderdale took a 44-0 on Friday night.
Newton County falls to 1-9 on the season and will host Northeast Jones in the season finale on Friday night.
For coach Gene Mitchell, it was just another in the long line of frustrating losses for the Cougars.
Friday’s homecoming game against Benton turned out to be a classic Rob Roberts win for Newton County Academy.
The Generals used a stingy defense and a punishing rushing game as they pounded visiting Benton Academy to take a 27-0 win.
With a standing-room only crowd on hand, the Newton County Lady Cougars put on a hitting display on Tuesday night.
The Lady Cougars banged out 45 hits and crushed nine home runs as the Lady Cougars thumped visiting Wesson 20-2 and 22-6 to advance to the Class II state championship series.
What started out bad for Newton on Thursday night just got worse against Bay Springs.
The Tigers opened with a bad snap to the punter on their first series that led to a touchdown, and things just got worse from there, as Bay Springs ran roughshod over the Newton defense in a 47-20 non-division win.
The good thing about this week’s Union and Newton game is that somebody is going to come away with a win.
Newton enters the game with a 5-3 record and has lost three straight games to Scott Central, Philadelphia and Bay Springs.