If the discussions at the table were any indication at last week’s monthly meeting, the Union Board of Aldermen appear ready to take stronger, more decisive action to get owners to keep their property clean.
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After four straight losses, Newton County Academy coach Rob Roberts said any win is a good win.
The Generals overcame a late start after an hour-long rain delay and used a stingy defense to take a 16-0 win over Amite School on Friday night.
Union took advantage of three Newton turnovers to cruise to a 53-8 win Friday night at E.L. Morgan Field.
The Yellowjackets, coming off their first their first loss, had a better week of practice, but coach Brad Breland said he wants to see his team step it up as the schedule ramps up over the next four weeks.
On the legs of JD Martin, the toe of Robens Beauplan, and the back of a tenacious defense, the East Central Warriors ended 10 years of football frustration with a 23-18 win over the No. 15 ranked Copiah-Lincoln Wolves Thursday, Oct. 3, at H.L. Sloan Stadium in Wesson.
Lake football coach Tate Hanna was worried about Pisgah’s big offensive line heading into last week’s contest.
But in the end, it was Lake’s offensive line that controlled the football game.
The Hornets used a strong rushing attack to break open a close game and handed Pisgah its first loss with a 27-7 victory on Friday night.
A rash of injuries caught up with the Newton County Cougars last week as they opened division 5-4A play.
The Cougars gave up 32 unanswered points in the first half and dropped a 38-14 decision to Mendenhall on Friday night.
- Player Points
- Kenyon Clay, Union 54
- 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 32
The Newton County Lady Cougars rolled through the first round of the playoffs on Saturday with a pair of run-rule wins.
The Lady Cougars hammered Leake Central, winning 10-0 and 14-2 to sweep the series. County also beat Northeast Lauderdale 14-2 in the regular-season finale on Tuesday.
The Lake Lady Hornets opened the playoffs just like they did for the majority of the regular season.
Lake took a pair of shutout wins to open the playoffs, beating French Camp 18-0 and 13-0. Lake also beat Union 10-6 to end the regulars eason.
Lake, now 24-2, hosted Stringer on Tuesday.
The Union Lady Yellowjackets advanced to the second round of the Class I slow-pitch softball playoffs on Saturday with a doubleheader sweep of Clarkdale.
The Lady Yellowjackets won game 1 of the series 10-3 and then finished off the series with a 10-5 win over the Lady Bulldogs.