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Tupelo 49ers rally for third straight state championship

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal HATTIESBURG – The Tupelo 49ers and Pontotoc Red Sox were almost on the wrong kind of field on Monday. Posting more of a football score in the championship game of the 2015 Senior American Legion State Baseball Tournament, the 49ers survived the heat and a Red Sox comeback […]

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Freshman phenom: Roberts makes big impact in lone ICC season

Former Hatley softball standout Courtney Roberts only needed one season to show her worth at Itawamba Community College. Roberts, who isn’t playing her sophomore season due to starting nursing school, racked up a host of awards as a freshman for the Lady Indians in 2015. “It was definitely a surprise to do so well, and […]

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New Amory girls’ coach Wax aims for hoops success

New Amory girls’ basketball coach Paula Wax has worked in the school district for the last several years but is ready to get back on the court to lead the Lady Panthers. “I helped out one year, but that’s been 8-9 years ago. I’d like to hopefully provide some consistency for this program,” Wax said. […]

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Aberdeen cook specializes in soup, seafood dishes

By Ginna Parsons Daily Journal ABERDEEN – When Bradley Lipsey first married, she could cook only two things – spaghetti and a 1-2-3-4 cake. “Mother was an absolute fantastic cook and while she did not teach us how to cook anything, she did instill in us the notion that you cooked,” said Lipsey, who was […]

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Nettleton’s Kidd aims to continue winning tradition

By Makenzie Hawkins Special to the Journal Nettleton softball may have a new head coach, but that does not mean Jacob Kidd is unfamiliar with the winning program. Kidd, who was the assistant at Nettleton for five years, is now the head slow-pitch and fast-pitch softball coach for the Nettleton Lady Tigers. “It is a […]

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Nettleton’s Parker overcomes setbacks for senior success

By Makenzie Hawkins Special to the Journal A hole in her labrum and a torn rotator cuff could not stop Nettleton native Hayley Parker from playing the game she loved and finishing out her senior softball season. Parker, a shortstop at Central Arkansas, had surgery the summer before her senior year to try and repair […]

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Nightclub on hold until aldermen revisit ordinance

By CAROLYN PARSON For the Monroe Journal ABERDEEN – Hopeful nightclub owner, David Davidson of Chickasaw County, appeared before the board of aldermen July 7 to request an alcohol permit to open his nightclub, LLC Ladies’ Club. Davidson wants to open his club at a facility on Highway 25 that has had several past owners, […]

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Amory’s Cobb glad to be back in coaching

New Amory fast-pitch softball coach Jason Cobb was ready to be back in the coaching business. Cobb, who spent five seasons at Hamilton and replaced Amir Hunt as the Lady Panthers’ fast-pitch coach in late May, said the four-year break from coaching made him miss it. “I’m really excited about the opportunity, and I feel […]

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Four ICC men’s soccer players move on to the next level

By Lee Adams LetsGoICC.com Itawamba Community College men’s soccer coach Mike Sullivan has announced that four more sophomores will be continue their careers at the next level. Garrett Trautman of Amory will continue his career at Missouri S&T. Dylan Howard of Starkville heads south to play for Mississippi College. Olive Branch natives Karter Porter and […]

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