Today's Top Stories
The Care Lodge Domestic Violence Shelter in Meridian has helped victims of domestic abuse throughout its 9-county area for over 38 years with emergency housing, navigating complicated court documents and counseling. However, some residents don’t know the organization exists.
Winona Christian visited Newton County Academy for the first time. They might not be welcomed back.
The Stars used a quick-strike offense and scored 31 first-half points as they took a 38-13 win over the Generals on Friday night.
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.”
The Union Yellowjackets had all of the momentum and were lining up to take a 27-7 lead over East Webster in a battle of unbeaten teams on Friday night.
But disaster struck and Union fumbled the snap to turn the ball over right before the half.
The Newton County Academy Lady Generals saw their season come to an end in the Class AA Tournament on Saturday.
NCA lost to Centreville 7-5 in the open and then 7-6 to Marvell Academy to finish out the season.
The Lady Generals finish the season with a 13-13 record.
Centreville Academy 7, NCA 5
The Newton Tigers went to winless Hazlehurst shorthanded on Friday night due to injuries.
The Indians had no mercy as they rolled out to a 44-0 lead and went on to take a 51-22 win over Tigers.
Newton falls to 0-6 on the season and will host Union on Friday night to open Division 5-2A play.
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
The Lake Lady Hornets added two more wins to an already impressive total last week.
The Lady Hornets beat Choctaw Central 8-2 on Monday and then beat Southeast Lauderdale on Tuesday.
Lake, now 21-2, will host French Camp in a best two-out-of-three series on Saturday in the playoffs.
The Union Yellowjackets will begin division play this week as they travel to winless Newton on Friday.