The Newton County Lady Cougars added three more wins to their total this week as the playoffs... READ MORE
It wasn’t the start to the season that long-time Newton County baseball coach Wyatt Tullos was looking for as his Cougars dropped both games they played.
The Cougars lost an 8-7 contest to Union on Friday night before falling to New Hope 11-5 on Saturday.
The Union fast-pitch softball team spit a pair of games on Saturday to open up the season.
Union started the season off on Saturday with a 5-0 win over Puckett and then lost to Mize 2-1 in a pair of games played at Taylorsville.
After a dismal showing in the semifinals of the Division 5-4A Tournament on Thursday, the Newton County Lady Cougars rebounded on Friday with a win to finish as the No. 3 seed in the tournament with a 58-39 over Quitman.
Don’t blame Newton County boys’ basketball coach Steve Harber if he doesn’t like playing at West Lauderdale.
On Jan. 12, the Cougars lost 66-37 at West Lauderdale. On Thursday, the Cougars played one of their worst games of the season in the semifinals of the Division 5-4A tournament in a 42-31 loss to Mendenhall.
With a berth in the state tournament on the line, the Newton County Academy Lady Generals played one of their best games of the season.
But it wasn’t enough as Centerville took a 68-56 win in the Class AA South State Tournament on Wednesday at Glennbrook Academy.