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Lady Panthers rally late to over come Tish in division play

By Rob Williams For the Monroe Journal AMORY – Josie Booth held the Tishomingo County Lady Braves to two runs on five scattered hits and drove in the winning run as the Lady Panthers took a 3-2 division win on Thursday night in Amory. Bailey Oswalt saw only three pitches in the game, but turned […]

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Week off from surgery feels like an eternity

Every week at some point while I’m out covering a game, I have someone remark on how busy I stay and wonder how I’m able to get to all your games and everything else that I cover each week. Imagine trying to schedule a surgery and recuperate from it during spring sports, probably the busiest […]

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Noles take control in division with win at TCPS

After a tight loss at home to open Division 4-1A play against TCPS, Smithville rebounded on Thursday night with a 6-2 road win over their division rival to move into first place. Smithville coach Steve Kerr praised his team’s approach at the plate in the rematch and the start on the mound of senior Drew […]

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Amory’s Boyd honored with Callahan award

Amory senior Bailey Boyd felt a sense of deja vu last Wednesday and Thursday while in Jackson for to receive her Lindy Callahan Scholar Athlete Award. The reason – Boyd had just experienced the same trip less than six months earlier when she and her slow-pitch softball teammates went to compete for a state championship […]

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Amory track sets personal records at Journal Relays

The Amory track team had a handful of finishers place at Saturday’s Daily Journal Relays at Tupelo High School. The meet was the final one for the team before their division meet at Pontotoc next Tuesday and Thursday. “It was a great day for our kids. We set personal records in almost every event we […]

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Smithville’s Hood wins pitching battle against Hatley

HATLEY– Smithville’s Tyler Hood came out on the winning side of a county baseball pitching battle on Saturday against Hatley with his Seminoles taking the 6-2 win in the afternoon and completing the sweep with a 12-0 win that night. Hood allowed just five hits from the Tigers and struck out five while walking three, […]

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Panthers take lead late in nightcap against Nettleton

AMORY – For the second night in a row, Amory rode a hot start to a win, this time splitting with Nettleton in a day/night doubleheader on Saturday. The Panthers led 8-2 after the second inning and held off Nettleton’s seventh inning rally for the 8-5 win. “We started off the game tonight doing a […]

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Panthers sweep Shannon, even up division record

AMORY – After a sweep to Tishomingo County last week to open their division slate, Amory bounced back with a sweep of its own against Shannon with Friday night’s 8-1 win. “I thought the guys did a great job coming out and seeing the same pitcher again,” Amory coach Chad Williams said. “He started against […]

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Pair of sophomores carry Lady Panthers against Corinth

In a down-to-the-wire Division 1-4A softball game on Thursday night, it was a pair of sophomores that came up with the game-tying and winning hits in an 7-5 road victory for Amory at Corinth. After a solo home run earlier in the game, Erin Griffith hit an RBI single to tie the game up, and […]

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