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Luke will coach Ole Miss

Luke will coach Ole Miss By Ike House Assistant coach Matt Luke has been named interim head coach at Ole Miss following Hugh Freeze’s resgnation. The state’s flagship university stated in a press conference Monday that Luke was their first choice for the job. “This has always been a dream of mine and I feel…

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Player Spotlight

ND’s Williamson’s versatile play leads to all-district By Brad Greer When the word versatile comes up while best describing a football player, Christopher Williamson comes to mind. Whether its playing offense or defense, the North Delta senior seems to have a knack for finding the football. The ball-hawking Williamson led the Green Wave in tackles…

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Panola Pirates are crowned American Legion champions

Panola Pirates are crowned American Legion champions By Brad Greer The Panola Pirates captured the 17U Junior American Legion state baseball championship held July 14-16 at Oak Grove High School in Hattiesburg. Four local players dotted the Pirates including Tyler Holland, Hunter Houston and Lige Simmerman from North Delta and South Panola’s Caleb White. Panola…

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Blaze hammers Hernando for North State championship

Blaze hammers Hernando for North State championship Submitted by Daniel Scates Last weekend, the 6 and under Batesville All Stars went undefeated in the Dizzy Dean North State Tournament in Saltillo to become Batesville’s first ever 6-year-old baseball team to win the North State Championship. The Blaze edged out the Southaven Nationals in a thriller…

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Batesville 10’s place 3rd in N. State

By Brad Greer Another summer baseball season at J. P. Hudson Park came to a close as the Dizzy Dean 10 year-old North State tournament over the weekend concluded. The Batesville All-Stars gave a strong showing in the 10-team field by going 2-2 with a third place finish. Batesville got off to a strong start…

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Lake Susie to host final race in memory of fallen owner

Lake Susie to host final race in memory of fallen owner By Myra Bean Lake Susie Dirt Track will gear up for its final run Saturday, July 8, according to owner Susan Camp. The track’s co-owner Tommy Camp was killed while working at his tree cutting business May 17. Since then his wife, Susan, has…

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Batesville Reds offense keeps opponents in check

Batesville Reds offense keeps opponents in check By Myra Bean and Brad Greer J. P. Hudson opened North State Tournament play Thursday. The Batesville 7-year-baseball, 9-year-old baseball and 8-and-under softball played in their respective age divisions. Batesville Reds 7’s 25, Greenville All Stars 10 The Batesville Reds offensive power held them in good stead as…

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Luck not on side of B’ville Blue Jays

Luck not on side of B’ville Blue Jays By Brad Greer The Batesville Blue Jays just can’t seem to catch a break. Just like their two close losses in the J. P. Hudson Summer Bash two weeks ago, the nine year-old All Stars lost another nail biter in the opening round of the Dizzy Dean…

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Outkasts hammered Hernando

Outkasts hammered Hernando By Myra Bean The Batesville 8 and under Outkasts had little trouble with Hernando, scoring the maximum five runs per innings the first three inning and scoring three insurance runs in the fourth to take the 18-1 win. Gracie Jenkins and Baylee Little scored three runs each but each player scored at…

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