Sykes is motivated to lead Wildcats to state

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Calhoun City junior running-back Brieton Sykes is second in Class 2A in touchdowns scored and is motivated to lead the number one ranked Wildcats to their first state championship in 25 years. See the related story in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Sykes is motivated to help Calhoun City finish strong

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Brieton Sykes has been the most dominant football player on Class 2A’s most dominant football team in 2014.

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Destiny’s Divas raise money for Excel

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Destiny’s Divas, a local women’s social club, observed its first anniversary by presenting Excel in Calhoun City with a donation of $300.  The group as a non-profit is required to undertake three  fundraising events each year for  notable causes.  The club designated Excel as the beneficiaries of this event, which consisted of solicitation on the Square earlier in October.  The donation was presented to Sr. Judy Sinnwell. Pictured, from left, front, are Renea Armstrong, Monica Thomas, Annie Doss, Sister Judy Sinnwell; back, Katie Conley, Shukota Herrod and Treva Wofford.

Calhoun unemployment for September matches year’s lowest


Calhoun County matched its lowest unemployment rate of the year in September, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

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Calhoun City clinches region title in rout at Eupora

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Calhoun City turned a matchup of unbeatens into a mauling Friday night rolling over Eupora 42-7. Coach Perry Liles talks to his number one ranked Wildcats who clinched the Region 4-2A title with the win. See the game story in the sports section. Photo by Lisa McNeece

Trojans clinch playoff berth

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The Bruce Trojans clinched a playoff berth for the 12th straight year with a 36-16 win at Okolona Friday night. The ground game, led by Jamar Brown (pictured above) and Wesley Ross, carried the Trojans to the win. See the game story in the sports section. Photo by Joel McNeece

Bruce Trojans clinch playoff berth with 36-16 win at Okolona

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The Bruce Trojans entered Friday’s game at Okolona motivated by the number 12.

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Calhoun City dominates Eupora in matchup of unbeatens

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Calhoun City turned a matchup of unbeatens into a major mismatch by blowing out Eupora 42-7 to clinch the Region 4-2A crown.

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Sharkey-Issaquena hands Cougars their fourth straight loss

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Sharkey-Issaquena handed Calhoun Academy their fourth straight loss Friday night, 34-6, to drop the Cougars to 4-5 on the season.

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Coffeeville runs through Rams 69-0

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Coffeeville showed why they are the top ranked team in Class 1A Friday night in Vardaman, blowing out the winless Rams 53-0 in the first half.

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