The Sebastopol Bobcats won just one of three games last week on the baseball diamond.
After beating Choctaw County 17-7 on Tuesday, the Bobcats lost a pair of one-run games to French Camp, falling 3-2 on Friday and 20-19 on Saturday.
One thing athletes learn quickly is that playing college athletics is a lot of hard work.
That shouldn’t bother Newton County’s Will Rushing, who signed to play college soccer at East Central Community College last week.
Both of Union’s basketball teams ended their season last week with playoff losses on the road.
The Lady Yellowjackets won their opening round game, beating St. Patrick 41-38 on a last-second shot before falling 62-50 to West Lincoln on Friday in the second round of the Class 2A playoffs.
The Newton Lady Tigers won’t get to defend their Class 2A title this year.
The Lady Tigers lost a 45-43 stunner to Taylorsville in the second round of the Class 2A playoffs. Newton beat Collins 79-24 on Tuesday to open the playoffs.
The Tigers lost in the opening round to Collins 74-68 to end their season.
After a strong run through the regular season, the Newton County Lady Cougars season came to an end in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs last week.
The Lady Cougars weren’t able to hold onto a first-half lead, as Sumrall pulled away late and took a 59-50 win Feb. 17.
Both Lake basketball teams saw their seasons come to an end last week in first-round playoff action.
The Lady Hornets lost 47-35 to East Marion while the Hornets lost 44-36 to North Forrest.
East Marion girls 47, Lake 35
The Newton County Lady Cougars opened up the 2020 season with a pair of games this Saturday.
The Lady Cougars opened the season with a 4-0 loss to DeSoto Central but bounced back with a 9-8 extra-inning win over Germantown.
The Newton County tennis team got off on the right foot to start the season with an easy 6-1 win over Florence on Saturday at Forest.