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
Brieton Sykes has been the most dominant football player on Class 2A’s most dominant football team in 2014.
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 County matched its lowest unemployment rate of the year in September, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
The Bruce Trojans entered Friday’s game at Okolona motivated by the number 12.
Calhoun City turned a matchup of unbeatens into a major mismatch by blowing out Eupora 42-7 to clinch the Region 4-2A crown.
Sharkey-Issaquena handed Calhoun Academy their fourth straight loss Friday night, 34-6, to drop the Cougars to 4-5 on the season.