The 1960 graduation class of Hickory High School recently gathered for their 59th year reunion. The event was held at the Masonic Lodge in Chunky on September 28, 2019.
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The Newton County Lady Cougars set up a match of slow-pitch juggernauts with a pair of sweeps this past week.
The Lady Cougars hammered Grenada 15-0 in both games and then beat Choctaw Central 8-5 and 12-2 to advance to the Class II North State series against Neshoba Central.
The Lake Lady Hornets moved within one game of the Class I championship series in slow-pitch softball with a pair of two-game sweeps last week.
Lake opened the week by beat Stringer 8-5 and 13-0 on Tuesday and then beat Ethel 14-0 and 19-2 on Thursday.
With a rugged three-game stretch coming, the Union Yellowjackets needed an easy game.
They got it against Stringer on Thursday night.
The Yellowjackets had jumped out to a 21-0 lead and cruised to a 34-0 win over the Red Devils for their sixth win of the season.
Union’s slow-pitch softball season came to an end on Tuesday as the Lady Yellowjackets were swept in two games by homesteading Bogue Chitto.
Union lost game 1 of the series 10-0 and fell 7-3 in the second game.
Bogue Chitto 10, Union 0
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.
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.
- Player Points
- Kenyon Clay, Union 60
- Carlois Walker, County 54
- Colby Ferguson, Union 46
- Johnny Johnson, Lake 44
- Brady McGee, Lake 44
- Eli Finnegan, NCA 42
- Colby Hollingsworth, NCA 38
- Hayden West, NCA 33
Two long-time division rivals will meet this week when Lake travels to Newton on Friday night.
The Tigers enter the game 0-8 while Lake is coming off its first loss of the season to Philadelphia (6-1).
But Lake coach Tate Hanna isn’t taking the Tigers lightly.