Sports / Outdoors – 8/5/2003

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 5, 2003

Panolian Sports Headlines: August 5, 2003

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Green Wave to Play in Bayou Scrimmage
    
North Delta assistant coach Lance Thomas instructs the team during fall practice in preparation for the upcoming scrimmage Friday, Aug. 8.
    
BY MYRA BEAN
SPORTS EDITOR

The North Delta football team will get to knock around some other teams as it kicks off the preseason.

The Green Wave will travel to Bayou Academy in Cleveland for a scrimmage Friday, Aug. 8.

The team will play five 20-minute quarters and will be broken up into team 1 and team 2.

Team 1 will play Canton at 3 p.m. At 3:30 p.m. team 2 will play Bayou and followed by a 5:30 p.m. game with North Sunflower.

Team 1 will end the evening against Bayou at 6 p.m. and Lee, Ark. at 7 p.m.

Admission to the game is free.

On Thursday, Aug. 14 the Green Wave will take part in the Strider jamboree in Charleston.

North Delta will play Tunica at 7:30 p.m. and Marshall at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets are on sale at the school for $6.

The public can meet the team and cheerleaders Thursday, Aug. 7, during the annual open house and Meet the Wave night. The event was originally scheduled for Aug. 8.

The festivities begin with a dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open house will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Meet the Wave begins at 7:30 p.m. New student orientation is from 1 to 3 p.m.

North Delta will open the season at home against Rossville Academy Friday, Aug. 22.

The Green Wave is the MPSA AA runner-up state champions and will be trying for a fourth straight trip to the championship game this season.
         


 
   
Working Hard
    

    
South Panola players Anthony Hamilton (front) and Jamaal Willingham were working out Monday morning on the weights in anticipation of the opening of fall football practice.

Public schools began fall practice Aug. 4. South Panola practices in the afternoon.