High School Sports
The Panthers can win their second state title ever and first since 2004 by beating Ingomar on Thursday.
The Vols shot 8 of 45 from the field in their 45-20 loss to the Hawks.
The Rams still reached the state title game for the first time in school history.
The Falcons couldn’t connect on 15 of their attempts at the stripe, and it spelled the end of a promising season.
The Trojans went 19-3 and didn’t lose a game in district play — but once again, they came up short in the second round of the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs.
The defending 5A champion Falcons are heading back to the state quarterfinals.
The 2020-21 season hasn’t exactly gone as planned the Columbus High School girls basketball team hoped.
Willie Young had a plan.
Prep girls basketball: Starkville comes back to beat Horn Lake in MHSAA Class 6A first-round playoff game
STARKVILLE — Horn Lake junior Tori Johnson held her follow-through for a few extra seconds after her straightaway 3-pointer put the Eagles ahead of Starkville 24-13 early in the second quarter of Monday’s MHSAA Class 6A first-round playoff game.
NEW HOPE — Missed free throws and turnovers resulted in the New Hope girls basketball team’s season coming to an end Monday night.
The Vols go on the road Monday to open the MAIS Division II postseason after multiple delays.
As the winners of the 2019 district title, the Cavaliers still have a target on their backs, coach Andy Finch said.
Starkville Academy picked up a win at the same event in Flowood on Saturday prior to the Patriots’ loss. Elsewhere, Caledonia shut out Meridian.
The weather has wreaked havoc on each of the first-round matchups, but here’s what local schools can expect when their games are, at last, played.
When the New Hope High School baseball team took the field Jan. 25 for its first official practice of the year, it was “rough,” senior Jeremiah Jethroe said.
Faith and Charity: Yeates sisters making impacts at Columbus Christian Academy, Columbus High School
Charity Yeates still remembers the game.
The Rams had four players named to the all-tournament team.
STARKVILLE — Standing alone on the left wing at Bud Walton Arena, Myah Taylor squared and fired.
The Falcons girls and Trojans boys earned first-round byes in the Class 5A playoffs with their victories.
Prep girls basketball: Columbus Christian Academy clinches trip to state tournament with blowout of Marvell Academy (Ark.)
The Rams exorcised the demons of past losses to the Eagles and advanced to the north state semifinals.