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.
HATLEY – The Hatley Tigers trailed at halftime but came away with a strong second half to grab their second win of the season, 57-51 over Mantachie last Monday night.
AMORY – The Amory Lady Panthers were strong from beginning to end on Thursday night, dominating Mooreville for a 64-37 win for their first victory of the season.
AMORY – The Amory Lady Panthers and the Caledonia Lady Confederates were locked in a defensive battle until the visitors slipped in a late goal and came away with the 1-0 win on Saturday afternoon.
OKOLONA – The Aberdeen Bulldogs led last Tuesday night’s contest for more than 30 minutes. A late comeback by the Okolona Chieftains put the game on T.J. Fields’ shoulders. His made free throw with 1.4 seconds left made the difference, securing a 55-54 win for the Bulldogs.
HATLEY – The Hatley Lady Tigers dominated from beginning to end last Tuesday night against Tremont, holding the visitors to just four points in a 53-4 victory.
Nettleton’s five-time individual golf state champion Riley Mayhew has her next step planned out as she signed her letter of intent on Wednesday to play at Anderson University.
Two more Amory Lady Panthers will play at the next level as Cassidy Simmons and Addie Bunch signed their letters of intent with Mississippi Delta Community College and Northeast Mississippi Community College respectively.
ABERDEEN – A roster full of standout basketball players from Aberdeen and Hamilton will test their skills against some of the masters of the game as the Monroe County All-Stars face the Harlem Legends Nov. 16 at the Roy E. Hazzle Gymnasium at Aberdeen High School.
The Nettleton Tigers saw their season come to an end on the road in the first round of the playoffs as Senatobia, the No. 1 seed from Division 2-3A, rolled to a 44-7 win on Friday night.
AMORY – Trailing 4-1 in their season opener, the Amory Lady Panthers worked to mount a late comeback, scoring two goals in the final ten minutes, but Saltillo held on for a 4-3 win last Tuesday night.
Hatley utility player Emilee Slade found her perfect home for the next level as she signed her letter of intent on Thursday to play softball at Meridian Community College.
Isaiah Thompson, Amory’s leading scorer on the basketball court, will look to do the same thing in college right down the road as he signed his letter of intent on Wednesday to play at Itawamba Community College.
CALEDONIA – The Hamilton Lady Lions trailed by 17 points at the half against host Caledonia but found back in the third and fourth quarters to make it a game before eventually taking a 39-32 loss in their season opener.
BELMONT – The Belmont Cardinals gave the Amory Panthers a test Friday night, but after a close first half, they passed it. A strong second half led the Panthers to a 56-35 win to secure second place in Division 1-3A and a home playoff game this Friday. Amory will host Independence in the fir…
Hamilton coach Wade Pierce saw the Lions’ regular season end with a 40-13 loss against Noxapater, the No. 2 seed in Division 2-1A, but watched his offense have one of its best nights of the season on Friday night.
The Hatley Tigers faced another strong team out of Division 4-3A and dropped a 31-7 contest against the No. 1 seed Choctaw County on Friday night.
NETTLETON – John Daniel Deaton has quietly been having a strong season, and his consistent play carried Booneville to a division title on Friday night.
SMITHVILLE – The Smithville Seminoles battled and hung with the defending state champion Nanih Waiya in the first half but saw the Warriors pull away in the second and third quarters for the 41-20 win.
Aberdeen coach Alex Williams was looking to end the season on a positive note and found that in his defense’s performance in a 25-14 loss to Noxubee County.
Five softball players represented Monroe County in the final Mississippi Association of Coaches Slow-Pitch Softball All-Star Games last Tuesday night.
Hamilton pitcher and first baseman Brady Davis, a threat on the mound and at the plate for the Lions, is hoping to do the same thing at the next level as he signed his letter of intent on Friday to play baseball at Itawamba Community College.
Amory golfer Emma Coggin has made a first, becoming the first women’s golfer to commit to Mississippi University for Women and signing to become a part of their first golf team on Monday.
Hamilton infielders Faith Fontenot and Tori Harrison will have another two years on the softball diamond together as both signed their letters of intent on Friday to play at Northeast Mississippi Community College.
SMITHVILLE – While most teams were moving their games up to Thursday night, Smithville was praying for the rain that was forecasted on Friday.