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It was a rough week for the Newton County Academy Lady Generals as they lost a pair of contests, falling 65-28 to Brookhaven and 44-30 to Tri-County.
The Generals broke their losing streak as they picked up a 49-44 win over Tri-County and fell 53-23 to Brookhaven.
Newton County takes two from Clarkdale in soccer action
The Newton County soccer teams got in one match from last week, as they swept Clarkdale on Saturday.
Union boys’ basketball coach Josh Luckett has been telling his Yellowjackets that the Division 4-2A race was wide open.
They proved him right on Friday night as the Jackets held on to take a 57-54 win over the Newton Tigers.
The Yellowjackets followed that up with a 57-44 loss to Heidelberg on Saturday.
A rigorous pre-division schedule is paying dividends for the Newton County Lady Cougars.
The Lady Cougars improved to 3-0 in Division 5-4A play last week as they took a 54-42 win over home-standing Quitman on Friday night in their only action of the week.
Newton picked up two wins at the Bay Springs Tournament on Saturday as the Lady Tigers beat Meridian 41-34 and the Tigers beat Seminary 56-41.
Earlier in the week, the Lady Tigers lost 42-37 to Laurel while the Tornadoes needed overtime to beat the Tigers 44-43 in overtime.
The East Central Community College Lady Warriors used a strong second half to pull away from the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Lady Bulldogs 73-54 in basketball action Saturday, Jan. 20, snapping a three-game losing streak.
Lake Middle School was placed on lockdown on Friday morning after a student was found with a firearm on campus.
After a week of relatively warm temperatures icy weather conditions returned to the Newton County area this week.