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The Jones College men’s and women’s basketball teams came into Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur with a combined record of 33-5 overall and 19-1 in MACJC South Division play, but each left with a blemish to their record as the East Central Community College Lady Warriors and Warriors both pulled upsets Monday, Feb. 11.
Both Newton County Academy basketball teams will advance to the Class AA South State tournament after finishing as the No. 3 seed in the District 3-AA Tournament last week.
The Generals beat rival Sylva Bay 37-28 on Saturday to finish third after losing 46-38 to Clinton Christian on Thursday in the semifinals.
The Newton Lady Tigers wrapped up an outstanding regular season as they finished with a 22-2 record and went undefeated in Division 4-2A play.
The Lady Tigers secured the No. 1 seed in the upcoming Division 4-2A tournament that will be held at Lake s they beat Scott Central 66-13 in Tuesday and Union 48-33 on Friday.
The Lake boys managed to break out of a recent slump as they pulled out a 53-43 win over Puckett this week. They lost their other game 63-44 to Philadelphia.
The Lady Hornets weren’t as fortunate as they lost 63-27 to Puckett and 64-36 to Philadelphia.
Both Newton County basketball teams dropped a pair of games last week as both teams face elimination games in this week’s division tournament.
The Lady Cougars lost 44-37 to Quitman and 41-31 to Northeast Jones this past week while Cougars lost 46-37 to Quitman and 80-59 to Northeast Jones.
Newton’s Tre Hillie didn’t have the best senior year.
But an explosive junior season told college coaches all they needed to know.
Hillie signed a national letter of intent to play college football at Coahoma Community College on Wednesday.
Newton County on had one player selected to The Newton County Appeal’s Elite 11 team.
And Lamar Morgan was the only player on the team to sign to play football at the next level.
Morgan, a 6-foot-5, 280-pound tight end, signed his national letter of intent form to play football at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
Union’s Garrett Posey didn’t need much of an athletic scholarship but found the one he was looking for.
The Union senior signed to play football at Mississippi College on Tuesday after a stellar senior season for the Yellowjackets where he helped guide the team to an 8-5 record and a win in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs.
When John Cohen was a student at Mississippi State, the football program faced one of its toughest stretches in recent history.
The 1988 team won only one game, and none of those Bulldog football teams finished with a winning record.