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Johnson signs with NWCC softball

Johnson signs with NWCC softball By Myra Bean Following in her big sister’s footsteps, North Delta’s Sarah Johnson signed a national letter of intent to play softball at Northwest Community College Wednesday morning. Sarah signed almost six years from the date her sister Vickie Johnson signed in 2011. While Sarah was trying to make her…

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NP Cougars advance in north state round

NP Cougars advance in north state round By Ike House One phrase fit North Panola’s efforts on Tuesday night and that is a tale of two halves. The Cougars played like two different teams in the first and second half of their first round playoff game against number one seed Nettleton. The Cougars went and…

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SP basketball ends season

SP basketball ends season By Brad Greer Both South Panola boys and girls basketball teams found themselves in do-or-die situations against Hernando in a pair of District 2-6A consolation games Friday at Columbus. But unfortunately neither squad could keep their post-season hopes alive as they dropped both games to Hernando thus ending their seasons. Hernando…

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NP number 4 in district after blowing two leads

NP number 4 in district after blowing two leads By Ike House For the North Panola Cougars they had a wild week in terms of basketball. After winning in the first round against Charleston, they faced the number two team in the tournament, Independence. The Cougars lost in heart breaking fashion with a buzzer beater…

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NP ladies named district runner up

NP ladies named district runner up By Ike House In the District 2-3A ladies basketball tournament, the North Panola Lady Cougars defeated Charleston in the semi-finals but fell to Independence in the championship to be district runner up. The district tournament was packed with a lot of action in 2-3A this week. The Lady Cougars…

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Lady Green Wave advances to state tournament

Lady Green Wave advances to state tournament By Will Dickins For the first time since 2012, North Delta Lady Green Wave basketball advanced to the state tournament round. The Lady Wave advanced to the State tournament after beating Winston Academy 47-32 Wednesday night. Winston was ranked fourth best in the state at 27-6 by the…

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Friday night basketball

 North Delta North Delta girls lost to Manchester by one in overtime in the north state tournament. That threw them into the consolation round against Leake Academy today at 2 p.m. Leake lost to Kirk Academy. Kirk and Manchester will play for the championship at 4 p.m. North Panola The North Panola teams lost Friday…

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Basketball Tournament Update

Basketball Tournament Update North Panola boys basketball lost on a last second mid-court shot to Independence Thursday night. The loss drop the Cougars to the consolation game, pitted against Holly Springs, who lost to Charleston in an upset. Tip off is 5:30 p.m. The North Panola girls shot their way into the district championship game…

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Green Wave downs Heritage 6-3

Green Wave downs Heritage 6-3 By Will Dickins North Delta played baseball again Tuesday night against Heritage Academy winning 6-3 after a quick turnaround after beating West Memphis the night before. Hunter Houston started pitching for the Green Wave in what ended up being a three-headed effort by him, Shawn Payne and Luke Daniels.  They…

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SP teams fall in first round of district

SP teams fall in first round of district By Brad Greer It is tough to win the Kentucky Derby by going up against thoroughbreds when all you have are show horses. Despite having two starters out with the flu, the South Panola Tigers gave defending Class 6A champion Columbus Falcons everything it wanted and more…

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