Monthly Archives: April 2015

Scores from Thursday, April 30

Baseball Ingomar 5, TCPS 1 Hamilton 18, Greenville-St. Joseph 8 Houlka 6, West Union 5 Smithville 13, Myrtle 1 Baldwyn 7 East Webster 2 Strayhorn 4, East Union 3 Eupora 6, Mantachie 2 Hatley 15, Calhoun City 4 Kossuth 19,

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Edgeston can provide Game 2 spark for Ripley

@brandonspeck Ripley is down a game in its Class 4A North series to Itawamba AHS. Today at Ripley, the Tigers will try and force a Game 3 and advance to the state quarterfinals against either Houston or New Albany. Ripley’s

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Kossuth drove, warmed, drove back

@brandonspeck Kossuth’s bid to continue its three-peat title chase was put on hold Tuesday. The Aggies, facing Humphreys County in the North 3A quarterfinals, drove all the way there, four hours by bus, only to warm up and drive back

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Scores from Tuesday, April 28

Baseball Hamilton 3, Greenville-St. Joseph 1 Smithville 2, Myrtle 0 West Union 7, Houlka 4 East Union 10, Strayhorn 1 Calhoun City 2, Hatley 1 East Webster vs. Baldwyn, ppd. Belmont 14-15, Charleston 0-0 Mooreville 2, Water Valley 1 Nettleton

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Twins SS Brian Dozier: ‘Very blessed to have played for Brian Long’

@brandonspeck Brian Long has coached the Itawamba AHS baseball team for 30 years, all as head coach, all at one spot. That deserves recognition and I tried to pay him some recognition in this story. Also got in touch with

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Scores from Monday, April 27

Baseball Myrtle 10, Shaw 4 Hamilton 8, Pine Grove 4 East Union 16, West Bolivar 0 Baldwyn 11, Simmons 4 Nettleton 7, Alcorn Central 6 Kosciusko 3, Pontotoc 2 Ingomar 3, TCPS 1 Eupora 11, Mantachie 4 Softball Hernando 11,

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South Pontotoc now must drive and destroy

@brandonspeck South Pontotoc beat O’Bannon 17-0 Monday in a playoff softball game. That was Game 1. Game 2 is tomorrow at O’Bannon. So South Pontotoc has to drive 149 miles to beat the daylights out someone. Because that makes sense.

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Pontotoc’s Witt named 1-4A MVP

@brandonspeck All Division 1-4A Baseball Most Valuable Player: Chance Witt, Pontotoc Co-Offensive Most Valuable Players: Jon David Poss, Amory; Brody Catt, Itawamba Co-Defensive Most Valuable Players: Hunter White, Itawamba; Will Howard, Pontotoc Co-Most Valuable Pitchers: Vijay Miller, Itawamba; Quade Reeves,

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DJ POY and COY also top All-Division 1-3A

All-Division 1-3A Player of the Year: Harrison Fancher, Belmont Coach of the Year: Jim Tally, Mooreville First Team Mooreville: Ben Seay; North Pontotoc: Clark Mills; Belmont: Luke Alexander, Harrison Fancher; Kossuth: Rick Hodom Second Team North Pontotoc: Brandon Gonzales, Montel

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Smithville’s McCain tops All 4-1A baseball honors

@brandonspeck All-Division 4-1A Baseball Most Valuable Player: Micah McCain, Smithville Offensive Player of the Year: Tyreque Reed, Houlka Defensive Player of the Year: AJ Bratton, Tupelo Christian Prep First Team Smithville: Micah McCain, Cole Williams, Kyle Noe, Blake Comer, Heath

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Alexander, Seay top All 1-3A baseball

All-Division 1-3A Baseball Coach of Year: Andy Deaton, Belmont Co-Players of the Year: Luke Alexander, Belmont; Ben Seay, Mooreville Co- Offensive Players of the Year: Tyler Moore, Alcorn Central; Charlie Bonee, Kossuth Defensive Player of the Year: Isaac Sparks, Belmont

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Draine, Patterson named top hoopers in 4-2A

@brandonspeck All Division 4-2A Boys Basketball MVP: Ladavius Draine, Calhoun City Best Defense: Ladarrious Spears, Okolona Best Offense: Corson Gunn, Eupora; Brieton Sykes, Calhoun City Coach of the Year: Daren Coffey, Calhoun City Calhoun City: Austin Burl, Tyius Jennings, Ladavius

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