The 2019 NBA Draft is coming up on Thursday, June 20 with many teams knowing the future of their franchise could swing in one way or the other depending on how this draft shakes out.
BOONEVILLE - Three Ashland Blue Devils were represented on the North roster for the 2019 NEMFCA All-Star Game on the campus of Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) in Booneville last Wednesday, May 15.
HICKORY FLAT - Hickory Flat senior decided not to hang the cleats up for good following his senior season. Smith signed with the Blue Mountain College junior varsity baseball program last Friday, May 10 during a ceremony held inside the Hickory Flat Attendance Center auditorium.
PEARL - In nearly everything she does, Hickory Flat's R'Daztiny Harris is a standout. But in last Friday's Class 1A State Championship Track and Field Meet, Harris has never stood out more when she placed both feet atop the podium with a gold medal around her neck.
The annual All-American Football Camp, sponsored by former Miami Dolphins standout defensive tackle and Okolona native Tim Bowens, is scheduled for June 8 at Bowens/Faulkner Field in Okolona.
HICKORY FLAT - The Hickory Flat Rebels concluded their season last Saturday night with their 3-0 loss to West Union, as the Eagles claimed the second round playoff series 2-0.
HICKORY FLAT - The No. 2 seed Hickory Flat Rebels dropped the first and last game of the best-of-three first round series against Biggersville to conclude their 2019 campaign.
THRASHER - For the first round of the Class 1A Baseball Playoffs, two sets of Rebels squared off in a best-of-three series. Hickory Flat bested Thrasher to sweep the series 2-0 after a 15-14 win in Game 1 and a 5-3 win in Game 2.
POTTS CAMP - In the first inning of last Thursday's game at Potts Camp, the Hickory Flat Lady Rebels looked primed to pull away for the win and secure the Div. 3-1A title. But the final six innings was controlled by the Lady Cardinals, who went on to win 8-3 and take 3-1A crown.
HICKORY FLAT - Hickory Flat senior Ty McGregor will be among 15 other seniors across the state to be honored in Jackson for the Lindy Callahan Scholar Athlete Award on Monday, April 8.
HICKORY FLAT - The Hickory Flat Rebels got above .500 with an impressive 5-0 win over Walnut at home on Monday night. With the victory, the Rebels are winners of five of their last six games and a 6-5 record.
INGOMAR - Hickory Flat senior Clayton Smith stepped up to the plate 0-for-3 on the day in the seventh inning. Fellow senior Ty McGregor drew a four-pitch walk to start the bottom half of the inning in a game tied 5-5. Smith wasted no time, turning on the first pitch he saw down the left fiel…
HICKORY FLAT - In their third round matchup against the two-time defending Class 1A state champion Pine Grove Lady Panthers, the Hickory Flat Lady Rebels made enemies with the free throw line that ultimately lead to a 46-41 loss to the defending champs.
JACKSON – Children can get outdoors and explore nature at MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science day camps this summer. Age-appropriate camps are offered for preschoolers and children entering kindergarten through entering twelfth grade. “Campers spend their time enjoying outdoor inve…
HICKORY FLAT - The Hickory Flat Lady Rebels edged out a good Tremont Lady Eagles team 43-34 in the second round of the Class 1A Girls State Playoffs last Friday, Feb. 22.
BLUE MOUNTAIN - After earning the No. 3 seed out of the Div. 2-1A Tournament, the Ashland Lady Blue Devils lost their first round playoff game against Blue Mountain in heartbreaking fashion.
MYRTLE - The Hickory Flat Lady Rebels found themselves in familiar territory last Friday night as the hoisted the Div. 2-1A Tournament championship trophy after a 72-55 win over West Union.
MYRTLE - With Monday night's 64-33 win over H.W. Byers, the Ashland Lady Blue Devils advanced to Thursday's semifinals in the Div. 2-1A Tournament, but more importantly to the playoffs.
HICKORY FLAT - Hickory Flat hosted Falkner on Tuesday night in two important Div. 2-1A games. For the Lady Rebels, things went great as they defeated the Lady Eagles 74-30. But for the Rebels, their game swung in the direction of Falkner as the Eagles stole a win on the road 67-42.
HICKORY FLAT - To some, history is boring. What happened years ago is unimportant and minuscule. But for Hickory Flat's Grace Gray, history seems to follow her, especially in the last couple of months.
FALKNER - The Ashland Lady Blue Devils opened Div. 2-1A play with a bang on Tuesday night. To begin division play, Ashland hit the road to 2-1A member Falkner Lady Eagles and came away with an emphatic 74-42 win to start 1-0 in 2-1A.
FALKNER - One would be hard-pressed to find a more intense game on Tuesday night than the one played inside Falkner High School Gymnasium between the Ashland Blue Devils and the Falkner Eagles.
GLEN - For some people the Christmas spirit still shines weeks after Christmas, but for the Ashland Lady Blue Devils, it wore off just two days later.
GLEN - In last Thursday's opening day game at the Peggy Bain Holiday Hoops Tournament at Alcorn Central, the Ashland Blue Devils kept things close for the most part against New Site. But the Royals outscored the Blue Devils 44-29 in the second half to secure the 66-45 win.
BOONEVILLE - Former Ashland Blue Devil and current Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) Tiger, DeAnthony Tipler, is on quite a run to begin his collegiate career after having a stellar career at the high school level.
WALNUT • The Hickory Flat Lady Rebels have gotten off to a hot start this season with their only loss coming to the hands of three-time defending Class 2A state champion Ingomar.
HICKORY FLAT - Coming into this season, coaches, media and fans alike agreed on one thing. In Class 1A girls basketball, the two-time defending champs Pine Grove, last year's quarter finalist Blue Mountain and the Hickory Flat Lady Rebels were going to be the teams to beat.
CLINTON - At the Class 1A Cross Country State Championship last Saturday, Nov. 3, the Hickory Flat boys team accomplished something they have not done since 2014 and that is finish as the state runner-ups in Class 1A.
KOSSUTH • For the fourth time this season, the Hickory Flat Lady Rebels defeated the Kossuth Lady Aggies, but none of those victories meant more than the one on Tuesday night.
ASHLAND - For both the Ashland Blue Devils and the Hickory Flat Rebels, this football season has not gone as intended. The two teams will square off this Friday night in Ashland after splitting away from the Benton County co-op team. The Blue Devils won 36-0 last year.
SENATOBIA - Coach Leah Green and the Hickory Flat cross country team opened their season last Saturday at the 5-Star City Season Opener in Senatobia. For both the boys and girls, the season could not have started any better, placing first as a team in both races.
From left, Marjorie Jimmerson awards Jamarqus Everett with the $500 from the Marcellus and Myles Jimmerson Scholarship Fund. Everett is currently enrolled at Northwest Mississippi Community College.