Sports-Outdoors

Rudd earns rifle’s gold medallion

Rudd earns rifle’s gold medallion The South Panola rifle team competed in two matches over the last three weeks. They traveled to Port Clinton, Ohio, and competed in the All Service World Championship in a three-day match. Fifty-six teams qualified and were invited. South Panola finished 22nd. Recently, they hosted the Mississippi Junior Olympic 3-position…

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SP Lady Tigers to face Starkville in first round

SP Lady Tigers to face Starkville in first round By Brad Greer Typically there are three parts of a softball season. The non-district, district and playoffs portion of the schedule. For the South Panola Lady Tigers starting now one slip up and there’s no tomorrow. South Panola starts its quest for a state softball championship…

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Lady Tigers overcome 10-point deficit

Lady Tigers overcome 10-point deficit By Myra Bean Grenada fastpitch did not make it so easy on South Panola Thursday night it its own Strikeout For Cancer (SOFC) game. They used a nine-run second inning to take a 10-0 lead into the top of the third quarter. However, the Lady Tigers used the last five…

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North Panola sends 16 tracksters to regionals

North Panola sends 16 tracksters to regionals By Ike House North Panola track traveled to Center Hill Monday where they participated in the district meet that hosted 1A, 2A, 3A and 6A. The Cougars sent 16 tracksters through the regional round next Saturday, April 21 in Pontotoc. Kenneth Jefferson made it through to the next…

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SP’s Blaine Ware pitches no-hitter

SP’s Blaine Ware pitches no-hitter By Brad Greer South Panola’s Blaine Ware wasn’t perfect at Columbus Wednesday afternoon, but he was pretty close as close could get. The junior left-hander threw his first career no-hitter as the Tigers hammered Columbus 17-0 in five innings to improve to 2-3 in district play and 8-10 overall. Ware,…

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SPFP run-rules Columbus on Cook’s one-hitter effort

SPFP run-rules Columbus on Cook’s one-hitter effort By Brad Greer The South Panola Lady Tigers improved to 8-7 overall and 2-1 in district play with a 11-1 road victory over Columbus Tuesday. Tiger pitcher Rebekah Cook fired a one-hitter while striking out six and walking one in five innings. South Panola took a 2-0 lead…

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SP lose big to DeSoto Central

SP lose big to DeSoto Central By Brad Greer With all of their grit and never-say-die attitude not withstanding, the South Panola Tigers’ failure to find that timely hit in key situations arose again Friday against DeSoto Central. Trailing 4-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning, the Tigers loaded the bases with one out…

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Road trips to Florida get long

Road trips to Florida get long I normally don’t write articles other than sports, but my recent adventure to Tampa for my brother-in-law’s wedding was too interesting not to share. As my wife, mother-in-law and I left Batesville I quickly found out where our tax dollars go as the State of Mississippi must lead the…

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Lady Tigers trounce Columbus 17-2

Lady Tigers trounce Columbus 17-2 By Brad Greer The South Panola Lady Tigers opened the Region 2-6A softball slate in a big way by trouncing Columbus 17-2 in four innings Tuesday at Tiger Park. South Panola (6-6, 1-0) managed only five hits but took advantage of 10 walks and a host of Columbus errors to…

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