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The Newton County tennis season didn’t start off quite the way long-time coach Chad Bond hoped it would.
The defending 4A state champions were saddled with a pair of losses as they dropped 5-2 decisions to Madison Central and Northwest Rankin on Saturday.
The Lake Lady Hornets flexed their muscles this past week as they scored 39 runs in two games.
The Lady Hornets hammered Forest 24-0 on Friday and pounded Leake Central 15-3 on Tuesday.
Lake will return to action next week as they travel to Scott Central on Thursday and host Newton on Friday.
Newton High School will have a baseball coach this season as Rob Roberts takes over the program.
And he’ll have his work cut out for him with a young and inexperienced team.
A year after missing the Class 4A playoffs, Newton County baseball coach Wyatt Tullos is ready to hit the field again.
The Cougars will field four seniors from last year's squad that went 16-11 but lost four in a row in division 5-4A play to miss the playoffs.
Tullos is anxious to hit the field and put last year behind him.
Union baseball coach Dustin Hamrick may finally be getting some things to break his way.
The Yellowjackets enter the season with four seniors. To add to the excitement, the Yellowjackets moved out of the division with Enterprise and Clarkdale, giving Hamrick and the Yellowjackets cause for excitement.
This is the season that Union fast-pitch softball coach Jacob Casey has been waiting for since he took over the program six years ago.
Casey enters the season with five seniors, many of whom have started since the seventh and eighth grade. And of those five seniors, four have already signed to play junior college softball.
For the last two years, Newton County has fielded a “young” fast-pitch softball team.
But after two straight years and nine starters back from last year, the Lady Cougars can no longer be considered young, despite having only one senior in the starting lineup.
Newton County Academy baseball coach Kelly Alderman might have two of the best baseball players in Class AA this season. It’s just the other seven that he’s anxious to find out about.