Thursday was a tough night on diamond for Calhoun County with only one win recorded by county teams and that coming at the expense of another.
Northwest Mississippi Community College standout sophomore shortstop and All-American hopeful Jay King gave his commitment to assistant coach Cliff Godwin and Ole Miss over the phone on Tuesday, choosing the Rebels over interest from both Southern Mississippi and Mississippi State.
This was last September. Jim Kelly, the Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback, was in Jackson to speak at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame’s Kent Hull Tribute Banquet. We were eating dinner at the head table in front of about 400 folks. Suddenly in mid-conversation, Jim winced, then leaned over and whispered, “I’m going to need a little help here.”
V. Farmer, of Calhoun City signed a basketball scholarship with Northeast Community College Tuesday in a ceremony at the CCHS library.
The Calhoun City Lady Wildcats won their third consecutive powerlifting state championship last week in Jackson.
The Bruce Lady Trojans defeated Calhoun City 11-7 last Thursday in a pivotal division game.
The Vardaman Lady Rams rolled through Houlka 17-2 last Thursday.
Calhoun Academy lost to Central last Thursday in its only action in a rain-shortened week.
The Bruce Trojans improved to 13-4 on the season with a pair of wins last Saturday.