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For the first time this season, the Newton County Lady Cougars had their backs to the wall.

They responded by scoring 53 runs in the next two games to take the best two-out-of-three series from Lawrence County on Tuesday night.

The Newton County Academy Generals won their second straight game as they battered home-standing Benton Academy.

The Generals had 438 yards of total offense and scored the game’s last 21 points to take a 42-14 win over Benton.

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia High School football team left a lot of points on the field in the first half.

With an open date, Lake had two weeks to prepare for unbeaten Scott Central.

The Newton Tigers ran into another buzzsaw on Thursday night, as Bay Springs dealt the Tigers a 40-20 setback at E.L. Morgan Field.

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Bulldogs scored on their first two drives of the game to set the tone early and then survived a fourth quarter East Central Community College rally to pick up a 27-14 MACJC South Division football win over the visiting...













Tornadoes wipe out Tigers

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

The Philadelphia Tornadoes graduated 21 seniors from last year’s squad and after coach Bobby Hall resigned to start the year, the team seemed to be in turmoil.

But David Frye has righted the ship.

The Tornadoes scored the game’s first 40 points and cruised to a 40-8 win over the Tigers at E.L. Morgan Field on Friday night.



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