Consider this column a tribute to the spirit of small-town Mississippi athletes. Consider this a shout-out to the work ethic small-town Mississippi produces decade after decade, from way down in Kiln to far up in Booneville from Ol’ Man River to the Alabama border.
The calendar turns to August this week and with it the beginning of the high school football season.
This year’s Skuna River Rivalry game between Bruce and Calhoun City will be featured by MaxPreps as one of its top rivalries in the nation.
Casey Clark, of Bruce, finished the Heart ‘O Dixie triathlon in Philadelphia last Saturday in just over three hours.
Twelve squads representing nine high schools from across the Southeast descended upon the Northeast Mississippi Community College campus from June 23-24 to participate in the first ever Lady Tiger Team Camp.
Imagine, for the moment, every famous athlete gave back to their community in the manner the Archie Manning family does. Just imagine.
Jay Johnson became the first Bruce Trojan ever named to the Clarion-Ledger’s Dandy Dozen last week – the prestigious list of top football prospects entering the high school football season.
CLINTON — The Mississippi High School Activities Association announced Monday new locations for upcoming Football and Basketball State Championships for the next four years.
The Calhoun County Future All Stars won the North Half State Title in Winona.
Eddie Brescher, of Hattiesburg, and Assistant Golf Coach at the University of Southern Mississippi, won the 2014 MPGA Trustmark Invitational Golf Tournament by edging out former Bruce Trojan and Mississippi State golfer T.J. Morgan in the final round.