It was the first competitive meet since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Against a team that Falcons coach Joshua Pulphus said would contend for the Class 5A north half title, Columbus has a chance to prove it’s made significant progress in its rebuild.
In the Mississippi city where Elvis Presley was born, the mayor announced last week that masks would be required in public buildings and businesses starting Monday because of the COVID-19 pandemic — and he used the opportunity to debunk an array of rumors.
Caledonia broke a 10-10 tie headed into the inning with two runs, but Tupelo only got one back.
The Yellow Jacket boys routed East Iberville (La.), but the girls team was solidly beaten by Olive Branch.
The U13 girls team led the way for the Columbus Soccer Organization by romping to the championship in its division, posting shutout wins in all three matches.
The Yellow Jackets girls team lost to the Commodores 4-1, while the Starkville boys team got a 2-1 win.
Aniya Saddler had 19 points for Columbus in a 39-30 win over Northeast Lauderdale on Saturday.
Thousands of people in Mississippi and Tennessee were still waiting late Monday for power to be restored as cleanup continued from winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Olga.
Nobles’ time of 5 minutes, 38.9 seconds in the girls 500 freestyle earned her sixth place Saturday in Tupelo. The boys 200 freestyle relay team finished in 1:39.8, and the 200 medley relay finished in 1:51.26.