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Park Commission registering for fall soccer and flag football

The New Albany Park Commission announces registration for its Fall Soccer Season and for Flag Football. Registration began Monday, July 8, and will run through Aug. 16. The fee for both is $40 per child ($35 per each sibling). For soccer, the child must be born between Aug. 1, 1999 and July 31, 2009. For […]

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It’s not over until it’s over

That’s what I’m talking about We normally talk about sports related to high school here, but the finish of The Open golf tournament and Phil Mickelson’s final round performance bear addressing. As the great baseball philosopher and player Yogi Berra said, “It’s not over until it’s over.” Mickelson proved Berra to be correct on that […]

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5 BMC programs named NAIA Scholar-Teams

Five athletic programs at Blue Mountain College have been named NAIA Scholar-Teams for their achievement in the classrooms. For a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar-Team award, it must have a minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) as defined by the institution. The team grade-point average includes all eligible varsity student-athletes. […]

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Tennis association looking for new players

Northeast Mississippi Tennis Assoc. is looking to grow the sport of tennis in the North Mississippi area. They are looking for children, teens, and adults who want to learn to play tennis. As a way to grow the sport they are providing six free tennis lessons from local professionals in the areas of Union, Lee, […]

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Lookouts and Swamp Monsters battle in Cotton States

  The Sunday matchup between the Lookouts and Swamp Monsters was a battle of attrition of sorts in the late innings as the teams combined for a total of 21 runs in the final two innings. The teams reached the time limit and stood tied 13-13 after all the run scoring. The first four innings […]

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Shockerz runner-up in World Series

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Cotton States teams battle on the diamond


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ICC releases its 2013 football schedule

Adam Gore/ Itawamba Community College announced its 2013 football schedule on Monday. The nine-game schedule includes a road trip to defending Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) champion Copiah-Lincoln along with East Central, Mississippi Delta, Northwest and Northeast visiting Easton Field this season. “It’s the same tough schedule that everyone has in this […]

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An Olympic challenge

By Jake Dean The event of lifting a heavier weight than your opponent to see who is the strongest has been around stretching as far back as the ancient Greek time period. This Olympic sport has now branched out to high schools as well. Competitions are held and sanctioned by MHSAA representatives and officials. Locally, […]

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Cotton States high school league standings and schedules

Cotton States High School League Team Standings as of July 15, 2013 Team                   W   L   T   Pct BlackPrairie Mudcats   5   1   0  .833 Swamp Monsters……   5   1   0  .833 North Delta Dealers.   4   1   0  .800 HillCountry Generals   5   2   0  .714 Woodall Mtn Lookouts   3   3   0  .500 Tippah Tribe……..   3   4   0  .429 […]

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