Former Amory goalkeeper Shelby Thornton accomplished one of her biggest goals in soccer: winning a championship. Thornton and her University of North Alabama teammates captured the Gulf South Conference soccer championship in the fall in a nailbiter. “It was just the most unbelievable feeling. It came down to penalty kicks,” Thornton said. “They (Lee University) […]
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New Amory head fast-pitch softball coach Jessica Seger is no stranger to 4A softball or to the Lady Panthers. After all, Seger coached across the diamond from Amory for the last six years at former division rival Pontotoc. “Coaching against Amory while I was at Pontotoc, they were a very good program. While we were […]
Justin Lucas has clear goals for his senior football season at Troy: reach a bowl game. Lucas, a linebacker from Aberdeen, is in his second year at Troy after winning a pair of national championships at East Mississippi Community College and believes the Trojans have what it takes to make it to the postseason. “I’ve […]
Grant Gardner is no stranger to Nettleton basketball. Gardner, returning as the head coach of the Tigers, spent nine seasons at Nettleton from 2002-2010. While some things have changed, others have stayed the same, and he’s glad to be back. “The funniest thing was the keys were still on the same lanyard, and some of […]
AMORY – Visitors at Amory High School football games at Longenecker Field will enjoy updated amenities this coming season. New metal, handicap-accessible bleachers have been put down on the visitors’ side of the football field, and the former visitor’s concession stand is being turned into permanent bathrooms, replacing the portable ones usually found on the […]
New Hatley softball coach Cory Gray had always envisioned himself coming back home to coach. Now, he gets the opportunity to help get the Lady Tigers back to Jackson. “I told the girls when I met them a few weeks ago that this was my dream job. Just the talent, the drive, the want that […]
NEW ALBANY – The Amory Panthers finished off their summer baseball season with an impressive run in the NEMCABB tournament in New Albany. Amory picked up wins over Water Valley, Baldwyn and East Union before falling to New Hope in the semifinals of the annual tournament. “I’m proud of the guys for the way they […]
The Amory Panthers soccer team made it a clean sweep of its 7 on 7 tournaments this past weekend, grabbing a pair of trophies. The Panthers beat host Corinth 7-3 on Friday night to win that tournament, then shut out New Albany 5-0 on Saturday to win the Saltillo Tournament as well. On Friday, Ryan […]
AMORY – The Amory Panthers rebounded from a loss earlier in the day and got the big hits when they needed to on Thursday afternoon. The host Panthers came out on top in a 5-4 win over Tupelo in the regional round of the NEMCABB tournament. “We showed up in this game compared to the […]
- County municipal leaders attend Mississippi Municipality League conference July 18, 2016
- National oppression brings local support for the boys in blue July 21, 2016
- Harmon releases new music video July 21, 2016
- Amory’s Thornton shining in the goal for UNA July 21, 2016
- City officials announce second Dollar General location July 22, 2016
- Justice for Animals movement encourages push for stricter laws July 25, 2016
- Students enriched through 21st Century program July 25, 2016
- Cruisin’ reunion artwork goes to benefit Amory Humane Society July 25, 2016
- Sargent grew up cooking with mother and grandmother July 24, 2016
- Amendments made to Monroe County School District Athletic Code of Conduct July 23, 2016
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