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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.

Hornets take care of Warriors


Leading just 6-0 at the half, Lake coach Tate Hanna told his team at halftime to get ready to run the ball in the second half.

The Hornets did just that as they pulled away to take a 27-9 win over Choctaw Central on Friday night at Lake’s Death Valley.

Lake improves to 4-0 on the season and will host Morton on Friday night.

‘Jackets sting Cougars


During its first four games of the season, the Union Yellowjackets have leaned on offense to outscore opponents.

On Friday night, the Union defense finally played the way Union coach Brad Breland expected them to.

The Yellowjackets scored 28 unanswered points and beat rival Newton County 42-15 on Friday night.



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