Bass focuses on fundamentals in first spring drills at NCHS

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

New Newton County football coach Bobby Bass has had his hands full this spring.

Bass took over the Newton County program that won just one game after head coach Gene Mitchell stepped down due to health concerns.

Bass said he has spent much of the spring teaching fundamentals and installing a new offense and defense.





Newton 4x800m wins state

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

One of the most exciting events of the day was one of the first on Friday at the Class 2A State Track Meet.

The Newton team of Jadarious Hardy, Ladarious Hardy, Tyreke Snow and Jeremiah Morris won the 4x800-meter relay with a time of 8:47.93, beating out Leflore County who finished with a time of 8:51.71.



Lake bound for state

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

It’s often been said to win a state championship, you have to get a break somewhere along the way.

Ironically, East Union may have given Lake the break it needed.

East Union knocked out Division 4-2A champion Philadelphia, a team that beat Lake twice in the regular season.






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