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Mackenzie Dolan’s first season at East Mississippi wasn’t the one she had in mind when she signed with the Lady Lions.
Before she ever got on campus, the coach who signed her got fired and several of the players on the team left.
Colby Ferguson’s junior year wasn’t all fun and games for the Union Yellowjackets.
As a first-year starter at quarterback on a team that won just one game the season before, Ferguson struggled with seven interceptions in the first three games as the Yellowjackets started the season 1-2.
Lake’s Danarrious Hughes was one on the top defensive backs in small-school football last year.
Hughes led Class 2A with nine interceptions and was named a first-team, all-state Class 2A pick at cornerback.
Hughes is also the first pick for The Newton County Appeal’s annual Elite 11, featuring the top players in Newton County.
Union Athletics Director Brad Breland didn’t have to look too far to find his next baseball coach.
He actually pulled a name from the past.
Union named former head coach Joey Ward as its next head coach, replacing Dustin Hamrick who stepped down to be an assistant at West Lauderdale.
The postseason honors keep on coming for Newton County Academy’s Kemp Alderman.
The junior right-hander finished off a week where he was named the MAIS Class AA Player of the year, the Premier Preps of East Mississippi Player of the year for baseball and a first-team all-state selection by the Clarion-Ledger.