HAMILTON – The Hamilton Lady Lions started out their division game against Houlka hot on Friday night and rode the momentum to a 54-27 victory.
ABERDEEN – The Aberdeen Bulldogs carried an early lead but saw that evaporate in the second and third quarters. They tried to recover in the fourth but eventually fell short to Grenada, 53-48, in the nightcap of the Aberdeen Shootout on Saturday night.
AMORY – In a close game, free throws can be the difference between winning and losing. Jamerison Martin and James Spratt’s shooting from the line sealed the deal for the Amory Panthers last Tuesday night as they battled to a 66-63 Division 1-3A win over the Alcorn Central Golden Bears.
During the 2019–2020 hunting season, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) has collected more than 5,000 samples for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing across the state.
HATLEY – Hatley didn’t let a slow start get them down last Tuesday night as they clawed back for a 51-46 win over Noxubee County to open Division 4-3A play.
ABERDEEN - Monroe County 4-H will have a shooting sports kick-off meeting Jan. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Monroe County Extension Service, located at 517 Hwy. 145 N in Aberdeen. There will be safety training, discipline sign-up and expectations. It's open to anyone ages 8 to 18. For more informa…
AMORY – Late comebacks were the story on Saturday night as the Amory Panthers and the Aberdeen Lady Bulldogs each rallied in the fourth quarter to take home Monroe County Tournament championships.
Last week I wrote a little bit previewing about the county tournament and talked about the change to the format with the random drawing to determine the brackets.
HAMILTON – The Hamilton Lady Lions roared to life with a fourth-quarter rally, but a last minute run gave the Hatley Lady Tigers a confidence-building 38-37 win last Tuesday night.
NETTLETON – The Nettleton Tigers rolled out to a commanding lead early and kept their foot on the gas pedal last Tuesday night, staying undefeated in Division 1-3A play with a 91-59 victory over Alcorn Central.
MOOREVILLE – The Nettleton Lady Tigers lost the opportunity for a win in regulation against their county rival Mooreville but picked it back up in overtime for a 43-32 victory on Friday night.
CORINTH – The Amory Panthers went toe to toe with Corinth in a defensive battle on Saturday afternoon but saw the host Warriors take a 1-0 win after a foul and a penalty kick with just 15 minutes to go.
BOONEVILLE – The Amory Panthers put up a tough battle with undefeated Biggersville last Saturday at the Kiwanis Classic at Northeast Mississippi Community College, eventually taking a 63-56 loss to the Lions.
AMORY – The Amory Lady Panthers picked up a key division win last Friday night, hanging on with some key free throws and baskets down the stretch against Nettleton for the 42-39 victory.
AMORY/TUPELO – The Nettleton Tigers were tested two days in a row, first in a heated division rivalry with Amory last Friday night, then coming from behind against Aberdeen the next day at the Tupelo Shootout.
TUPELO – Clinging to just a four-point lead, the Aberdeen Lady Bulldogs stepped up to the free-throw line in the final three minutes against Itawamba AHS at the Tupelo Shootout to seal a 47-34 victory last Saturday afternoon.
AMORY – The Amory Panthers had one of their biggest battles of the year last Friday afternoon, holding on late against cross-county rival Itawamba for a 3-2 victory.
Former Amory Panthers running back J.J. Jernighan has had a dream come true as he will continue his football career at Mississippi State.
SMITHVILLE – The Smithville Lady Noles were challenged in the second half by Jumpertown on Thursday night but pulled out the 47-41 win in the final two minutes with key baskets and points at the free throw line.
NETTLETON – The Nettleton Lady Tigers started out slow but found their groove near the end of the first half and in the second half last Tuesday night as they grabbed a 7-1 victory over Columbus.
ABERDEEN – For the past six years, the Aberdeen High School girls basketball team has given high-performing elementary students an early Christmas. Last week, Aberdeen Elementary School students were given games, toy trucks and makeup kits, among other gifts.
The Hatley Lady Tigers rebounded from a tough loss against Smithville and hustled and scrapped their way to a 44-42 win on Friday night over their other county rival Hamilton.
COLUMBUS – It was a tough road trip for Aberdeen on Saturday night as both the Bulldogs and the Lady Bulldogs were swept by host Columbus in scores of 69-30 and 53-12.
SMITHVILLE – It was another strong week for the Smithville Seminoles, who stayed undefeated and moved out to 11-0 on the season behind county rivalry wins over Amory last Monday and Hatley on Thursday night.
AMORY – The Amory Lady Panthers and Smithville Lady Noles went toe to toe for three quarters, but Amory was able to pull away in the fourth for a 48-38 win over their county rival last Monday night.
Louisiana State University quarterback Joe Burrow, whose grandparents are James and Dot Burrow of Amory, won the prestigious 2019 Heisman Trophy Dec. 14 at a star-studded ceremony in New York City.
SMITHVILLE – It was the battle of two undefeateds on Friday night as Smithville faced off with Tremont in the championship game of their tournament.
ABERDEEN – The Aberdeen Lady Bulldogs got out to an early lead Friday night, but the Amory Lady Panthers put their foot on the gas in the second quarter and defeated their rivals 57-48.
AMORY – The Amory Panthers finished off a strong week to open division play, blasting county rival Nettleton 7-0 on Friday night to start out 2-0 in the region.
SMITHVILLE – The Smithville Lady Noles rebounded from the first meeting against their county rival Hamilton and snagged a 40-23 win last Tuesday night.
The SEC Championship and Heisman Trophy ceremony for the next two Saturdays will ice a stellar senior year for Louisiana State University quarterback Joe Burrow.
AMORY – The Amory Panthers had an early lead and kept it close until the end against Baldwyn before the visitors secured the 53-47 win at the free-throw line last Tuesday night.
SALTILLO – The Nettleton Lady Tigers led early but finally found their spark to pull away in the third quarter for a 53-41 win in the first game of the Saltillo Shootout last Monday.
ABERDEEN – Raffles, auctions and dinner provided by Cuzins Catering are among highlights of Dec. 6’s Ducks Unlimited Sportsman’s Banquet at 6 p.m. at American Legion Post 26, located at 523 Hwy. 145 N.
Amory senior Jake Kimbrough has made history, becoming the first Amory student to sign a fishing scholarship as he signed with the Blue Mountain College bass fishing team on Thursday.
SMITHVILLE – Both the Smithville Lady Noles and the Smithville Seminoles dominated from start to finish on Thursday night as they rolled to a sweep at home of Thrasher.
The Amory Panthers’ and Lady Panthers’ soccer teams got in the win column last Tuesday night as both posted shutout victories on the road against Columbus.
HAMILTON – In a back-and-forth game with their county rival Smithville, the Hamilton Lady Lions finally found their groove to pull away in the third quarter for a 40-30 victory for their first win of the season last Tuesday night.