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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.

Second-year Lake coach Tate Hanna had plenty to say after his team lost 7-0 to Newton County.

After returning 15 starters and going 8-3 last year, many people considered Lake a favorite in Class 2A.

The Newton County Academy fast-pitch softball team improved to 6-3 on the season with a pair of wins this week on the diamond.

The East Central Community College men’s soccer team will be looking to defend its 2017 Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges North Division Title when the 2018 season officially gets underway Aug.

On Saturday, another native of Newton County will be taking command of the 168th Engineer Brigade.

Lake youth football/cheerleading registration now through Aug. 3

Lake Youth Sports Organization is holding open registration for 2018 football and cheerleading until Aug. 3. Forms can be picked up at The Hornets’ Nest in Lake or by texting or calling Wendy Clark at 601-507-8249 to have one emailed. The fee for football is $80 and cheerleading is $60. Each child will keep their uniform at the end of season. Please make checks payable to Lake Youth Organization. A copy of birth certificate is required. Registration forms are to be returned to Lake Youth Organization, PO Box 61, Lake, MS 39092.

David Ring coming to Reid Chapel COG

Reid Chapel Church of God will hold a revival Aug. 13-15 at 7 p.m. nightly. Featured evangelist David Ring will share his powerful testimony of how his relationship with God allowed him to overcome cerebral palsy. Admission is free. Love offerings will be collected nightly. The church is located at 2417 Hwy. 492, Conehatta, MS 39057. For more information, contact Pastor Harmon Smith 601-774-8027.