Yarnell Marks, of Bruce, set a new personal best of 562 pounds in squat which tied him at 10th in the nation for 198 pounds in the raw weight class (USPA) and 26th in the world, according to powerliftingwatch.com.
Calhoun City took home top honors after sweeping Bruce and Vardaman in the season opening Calhoun County Tournament last Saturday at Odis Logan Field.
There were no big celebrations Saturday night as the Calhoun City Wildcats made easy work of Coahoma County 86-62 to advance to the state quarterfinals in Jackson. It was just another step toward the ultimate goal of a state title.
The Vardaman Lady Rams’ season came to an end Saturday afternoon after a back-and-forth game at Ray Brooks that ultimately ended in a 66-61 loss.
ROSEDALE – The Calhoun City Lady Wildcats suffocated West Bolivar with their full court defense Friday night, overwhelming the Lady Eagles 62-45 to advance to the state tournament in Jackson for the first time in more than 30 years.
The Bruce Lady Trojans’ season came to an end Friday night with a 91-25 loss at New Site.
The Vardaman Lady Rams held off a late push from Jumpertown to win 70-66 Thursday evening and pull within one win of a trip to Jackson.
These eyes have seen some seismic changes in nearly a half century of covering Mississippi sports.
Calhoun City boys and girls defeated Walnut Tuesday night in the opening round of the state playoffs to pull both within one win of Jackson.
The freezing weather postponed all of the season opening baseball jamborees last weekend and both Calhoun Academy home games.