The Newton Tigers had their hands full on Saturday at Mississippi State, as they got beat 27-0... READ MORE
All five area football teams got their final tune-ups before the football season kicks off this Friday night.
On Friday, three of those teams played at East Central Community College. Union started the jamboree with a 27-15 loss to Northeast Lauderdale. Then Newton County kicked off the Bobby Bass era with a 7-0 win over Lake.
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. 24 on the road at Jones County Junior College.
On Saturday, another native of Newton County will be taking command of the 168th Engineer Brigade.
Union’s Andy Ogletree is headed back the the U.S. Amateur for the third straight year.
Ogletree recently qualified for the U.S. Amateur at the Brickyard Country Club in Macon, Ga., with a two-day score of 140, just one spot off the lead.
Tyson Pompelia etched his name in Neshoba County Fair history on Saturday morning.
Pompelia became only the second competitor to win three straight Heart Of Dixie Triathlons as he crushed the competition by more than six minutes with a final time of 1:54:36, well ahead of Meridian’s Adam Leister who finished with a time of 2:04:58.
With starting pitcher Taylor Evans sidelined with a foot injury, it was a tough day for the Newton County Academy Lady Generals on Saturday.
The Lady Generals opened the season with three straight losses, falling to Simpson, Centreville and Canton at the Simpson County Academy Tournament at the Magee Sportsplex.