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Lady Tigers hold off late surge from Lady Noles

By Rob Williams For the Monroe Journal NETTLETON – The Nettleton Lady Tigers jumped out to a 7-0 lead against Smithville on Thursday night, but had to hold off a late Lady Noles’ run to earn an 11-7 win. Nettleton sophomore pitcher Katie Grace Payne had a no-hitter going for four innings against the Lady […]

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Hamilton takes down Louisville with ease

HAMILTON – “It’s good to win this one,” Hamilton coach Lewis Earnest said after his Lions downed Louisville 13-1 last Tuesday. “We lost three in a row by one run, in the seventh inning.” Left-handed freshman Brady Davis threw nothing but strikes in the top of the first and sat the Cats down in order. […]

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Noles pour it on offensively in road win over Falcons

INGOMAR – Once the Smithville Seminoles’ bats starting clicking in the fourth inning against Ingomar, they were hard to stop. The Noles pounded the Falcons with a 13-6 win led by Jared Johnson’s three hits and Stuart Coggins’ five RBI, including a grand slam. “The kid from Ingomar was throwing strikes in there, and we […]

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Lady Tigers blank Lady Bulldogs in softball doubleheader

HATLEY – The Hatley Lady Tigers shut out the Aberdeen Lady Bulldogs in a pair of Division 4-3A contests on Monday night. Hatley won the first game 20-0 behind a perfect game from Jules Rimmer and the second game 15-0 behind a one-hitter from Rylee Bourland. In the first game, the Lady Tigers got RBI […]

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Lady Panthers ride early lead to beat Lady Feds

AMORY – The Amory Lady Panthers did all the damage they would need in the second inning against a quality Caledonia team. Amory scored four runs in the second on its way to a 7-2 win over the Lady Feds on Friday afternoon. They lost earlier in the day 5-1 to East Webster. “We got […]

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Tigers strike early to top Blue Devils

HATLEY – The Hatley Tigers had no problem getting their offense going against the Sulligent Blue Devils on Friday night. Hatley scored ten runs in the second and third innings on their way to a five-inning, 11-1 victory over Sulligent. “We have really started hitting the ball the last couple of days, and we’re going […]

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Tigers pounce to top defending 2A champs

MYRTLE – The Nettleton Tigers may have gotten their biggest win of the season thus far in the West Union Spring Break Tournament. The Tigers rode timely hitting and a solid pitching performance from senior Cameron Cruber to a 7-5 victory over defending 2A state champion East Union. “This is absolutely the win of the […]

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Panthers’ late rally against defending 3A champs falls short

SALTILLO – A final score of 7-4 doesn’t always indicate a pitching duel, but that was the case for the better part of the night as Amory and Aubrey Gillentine faced off against defending 3A champion Kossuth and Nikolas Wilcher on Thursday night at the Saltillo Tournament. Gillentine and Wilcher combined to strike out 23 […]

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Gardner, Martin sign with MUW soccer Owls

AMORY – Two Amory High School soccer players will join the roster of Mississippi University for Women’s first men’s soccer team for the 2017-2018 season. Seniors Ethan Gardner and Matthew Martin signed March 8 to join the Owls. “I’ve been playing for as long as I can remember,” Martin said. “Playing at the next level […]

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