Although there was a bitter wind blowing from the north, it was the South that did the majority of the damage in the 66th annual Bernard Blackwell Classic Saturday afternoon.
Calhoun City was the only local team to earn a win Saturday in a full day of games in the Loggins Classic.
Bruce suffered a lopsided loss against Nettleton in the Loggins Classic at Calhoun City Saturday night.
It was a tough basketball weekend for Vardaman losing all three games they played.
Both VHS teams were swept at Houlka Friday afternoon. The Lady Rams surrendered a four point halftime lead to fall 52-42. Tiara Jones led the Lady Rams with 12 points. Shylyssses Rimmer scored 11. Chianne Eddington led Houlka with 21.
The boys lost 65-34 with Malik McKinney scoring 11 and Deon Johnson 10. Houlka was led by Madarius Hobson and Cameron Smith with 12.
Saturday the boys faced Okolona in the Loggins Classic at Calhoun City and suffered a 76-20 loss. Kent Casey led the Rams with 11 points. Antonio Buchanan scored 28 for the Chieftains.
The Vardaman Lady Rams won their fourth straight Thursday night defeating visiting Falkner.
Calhoun City will host the annual Loggins Boys’ Classic Saturday, Dec. 20 at the Calhoun City gym.
Before Jack Vaughn officiated in three Super Bowls as one of the NFL’s top-rated field judges, he was a Mississippi State shortstop looking for a way to make spending money in the autumn.
Three Bruce Trojans will be participating in the Mississippi Association of Coaches Bernard Blackwell All Star Classic Saturday, Dec. 20 in Gulfport.
The Vardaman lady Rams earned two wins last week defeating Ethel 54-44 and Hebron 51-49.