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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.




Bobcats stifle Cougars

By BRENT MAZE,

Newton County coach Bobby Bass didn’t have much to say after the Cougars’ 20-6 loss to Sumrall on homecoming night.

“It wasn’t pretty,” Bass said. “It was hard to watch. We didn’t do a very good job blocking. We didn’t do a very good job tackling. That’s on me. I’ve got to be a better coach.”







Week 5: Prep Stats

Scoring

Player Points

Colby Ferguson, Union 46

Eli Finnegan, NCA 42

Carlois Walker, County 42

Brady McGee, Lake 38

Kenyon Clay, Union 36

Johnny Johnson, Lake 32

Colby Hollingsworth, NCA 30

Zywon Ledbetter, Lake 30

Hayden West, NCA 26





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