The Newton County Academy Generals only got in one game this past week and should be well rested for a key two-game series with the playoffs on the line.
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Two Choctaw schools have been evacuated after school officials received bomb threats this morning.
Misty D. Brescia, director of public information for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians said both schools were evacuated without incident and police were notified.
After a wet spring, the Union softball team finally got some games in this past week, playing four games at the Enterprise Tournament.
The Lady Jackets struggled at the plate on Thursday, as they were no-hit by Enterprise in a 10-0 loss and no-hit by Newton County in a 9-0 loss.
The Newton County Lady Cougars won two out of three contests last week but also suffered their second loss of the season.
After a slow start to the season, the Newton County Academy Generals won two of four games this past week.
After losing 4-1 to Simpson on Tuesday, the Generals beat Southeast Lauderdale on Wednesday. The Generals then hammered Kemper Academy 21-2 on Friday before losing 7=3 to Leake Academy on Saturday.
Caption: Freshman center fielder Parker Breland (Union) scores from second base on a base hit up the middle in game two. She had just doubled. (EC Photo)
Scotland-based mining equipment manufacturer The Weir Group is investing an additional $15 million in its Newton manufacturing facility as part of a total $50-million plan supporting an additional