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Sophomore season screams big opportunities for Forbus

AMORY – Addie Forbus made her impact right away in her freshman season on the Ole Miss soccer team. The former Amory standout who set the Mississippi high school record for goals scored picked up where she left off, scoring the first goal of the season for the Rebels in their season opener against Louisiana-Lafayette. […]

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Hamilton’s Reeves overcomes injuries, heads to USM

Former Hamilton standout Chase Reeves feels like things have come full circle now that he’s heading down to Hattiesburg after signing to play baseball with the University of Southern Mississippi. The Golden Eagles recruited Reeves, a 2011 graduate, out of high school where he led Hamilton to the 2010 2A North title before he signed […]

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Carter back at home with Lady Tigers

New Hatley girls’ basketball coach Scott Carter has returned to his roots. Carter, a Hatley grad, takes over the girls’ basketball program at his alma mater after the retirement of veteran coach Terry Walters in June. “Hatley is very special to me. It’s home, where I’ve grown up and played. I spent countless hours in […]

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Nettleton’s Hawkins leads Jones to another title

By Melissa Meador Monroe Journal Makenzie Hawkins could have more state championship rings than her hands will hold by the time her college softball career is over. The former Nettleton standout, who won five state titles with the Lady Tigers – two slow-pitch and three fast-pitch – picked up her second straight state championship at […]

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Ward still finding role with Rebels

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Channing Ward was always the best player on the field at Aberdeen High School. One of the jewels of Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze’s first recruiting class at defensive end, he is still finding his place with the Rebels. Freeze said Thursday from SEC Media Days it […]

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Hatley baseball building off experience

Hatley found itself out of the Class 2A playoffs for the first time in the last three seasons but finished the 2014 season with one advantage – they return all but one starter for next season. “I feel like that’s definitely one thing that helped us have a good summer,” Hatley coach John Harris said […]

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Lady Panthers finish summer softball league strong

Amory lost three key pieces that helped it capture the Division 1-4A fast-pitch crown this summer. Lady Panthers coach Amir Hunt is getting a head start on finding who will fill those spots with his young team competing in the ICC/Mooreville summer softball league. The league wrapped up last Monday with Amory falling to East […]

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Nettleton looking to replace key contributors

Nettleton coach Will Hawkins set up a busy summer baseball season for his Tigers, who were a game away from the Class 3A state championship this past season. The Tigers, however, will be missing a few key pieces from that team, including starting pitcher J.J. Chaney and outfielders Levert Jernigan and Jacob Green. “We lost […]

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Panthers get bats going against Devils in NEMCABB championship round

NEW ALBANY – Amory found the offense it lacked in the regional round of the annual NEMCABB summer baseball tournament in the first game of the championship round on Monday. After getting swept in the regional round at Fulton on Thursday and Friday, the Panthers pounded out 10 hits in five innings of a 9-1 […]

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