Sports-Outdoors

Magnolia Heights baseball claims state championship

Magnolia Heights baseball claims state championship By Brad Greer Just like Ford Motor Company rolls new cars off the assembly line, Magnolia Heights  keeps winning championships. For the seventh time in eight years, the baseball factory out of Senatobia hoisted up the MAIS Division 2 Class 4A state championship trophy  recently with a two-game sweep…

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Enid Lake recreation season in full swing for summer

Enid Lake recreation season in full swing for summer By Enid Lake Park Rangers Currently, the lake level at Enid Lake is 258.60 feet above mean sea level, with the gates opened to a total of four feet. Normal water level for this time of year is 250 feet above mean sea level. Enid Lake…

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St. Jude Bass Classic returns this weekend

St. Jude Bass Classic returns this weekend The St. Jude Bass Classic will hold its 46th annual Bass Classic the weekend of May 26 through 27 at Sardis Lake. Tournament Check-In is from 1 to 3  p.m. at Batesville Civic Center, Saturday, May 26. Optional Big Bass Pot, sponsored by City Auto, is $25 Per…

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NP ruled spring games

NP ruled spring games By Ike House North Panola started its 2018 football season on Friday night shortly after their quarterback Kenneth Jefferson committed to Arkansas. The Cougars traveled to Ripley to take on Shannon and Ripley. The Cougars won both games and had some big plays in both games. NP 14, Shannon 8 In…

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Two-sport athletes can thrive in both

Two-sport athletes can thrive in both There are a lot of athletes who are two-sport athletes. It is the sign of a good athlete who can juggle different jobs at once. I personally was a two-sport athlete running track and field and playing football. I used track to get me faster for football so I…

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Enid to host weekend Crappie tournament

Enid to host weekend Crappie tournament The Magnolia Crappie Club (MCC) will hold its final tournament before the Championship Saturday. Enid Tournament registration is today at Cafe Ole in Batesville from 5 to 8 p.m. The owner extended the registration hours so all MCC Members could register and enjoy a great meal. There is no…

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NP holds annual Red/Grey spring scrimmage game

NP holds annual Red/Grey spring scrimmage game By Ike House In a scrimmage Saturday the North Panola Cougars did not have a long scrimmage but they did a lot of different plays that kept the crowd watching and everything was full speed. The Cougars had their second annual Red-Grey game. On the first drive for…

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SP held scoreless in scrimmage with Meridian and West Point

SP held scoreless in scrimmage with Meridian and West Point By Ike House Football season is not technically in yet but in Panola county it is. Friday night South Panola finished off spring practice by traveling to West Point to face West Point and Meridian. The varsity came back scoreless. Meridian 7, South Panola 0…

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Enid Lake bridge closure

VICKSBURG, MISS… As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District is closing the Enid Lake access bridge on Pope Road adjacent to the visitor center and fish hatchery off Interstate 55.  The bridge is closed until further notice. All Enid Lake boat ramps and camp grounds are open.  Motorists visiting Enid…

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American Legion action heats up as Royals, A’s win

American Legion action heats up as Royals, A’s win By Brad Greer Three pitchers combined for 13 strikeouts as the Royals slipped past the Red Sox 7-5 in American Legion baseball play Tuesday. Tate Anderson struck out five batters while Tanner Holland and Blaine Cosby fanned four each as the Royals scored three runs each…

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