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Several hundred high school and college students from Newton and Scott counties gathered at East Central Community College’s Bailey Stadium to celebrate the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Field
A Newton man has been transported to Anderson Hospital in Meridian after he was shot during an incident Thursday afternoon.
The Newton County Lady Cougars set up a match of slow-pitch juggernauts with a pair of sweeps this past week.
With a rugged three-game stretch coming, the Union Yellowjackets needed an easy game. They got it against Stringer on Thursday night.

Saints halt Generals


In a game of big plays, it was Newton County Academy that came out on the short end, falling 36-7 to rival Sylva Bay on Thursday night.

The Generals are now 3-5 on the season and will host Tri-County Academy on Friday night before finishing the regular season with Centreville.

Hornets can’t overcome Tornadoes’ first half outburst


Lake coach Tate Hanna expected a back-and-forth game with Philadelphia Friday night.

While the Hornets moved the ball well against the Tornadoes, they just couldn’t cash in on their opportunities.

Philadelphia, however, made the most of their chances en route to a 37-15 win over Lake in a key district matchup.



No. 19 ECCC Warriors Fall Short 25-5 in Battle with No. 1 Gulf Coast


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