The Wildcats enter the 2014 season in a familiar role as one of the favorites to win the north in Class 2A. They return a proven QB, dominant lines on both sides of the ball and are motivated to finish the job in Jackson.
An incredibly difficult schedule, especially to start the season, will challenge the rebuilding Rams, but if they can avoid injuries and maintain focus, Vardaman can get back to their winning ways in region play.
Calhoun Academy won’t be able to win shootouts this year in MAIS 8-man football. They will have to rely on strong defensive play and a hard-nosed running game. The Cougars will be underdogs for much of the season, but are still taking aim at a playoff spot.
Calhoun City Lady Wildcats opened the softball season splitting a pair of games at the Eupora tournament.
Calhoun Academy earned wins last week over Bayou and Newton.
The Bruce Lady Trojans slowpitch softball team opened the 2014 season with a split in a tournament at Eupora last weekend.
Calhoun City will host Meet the Wildcats Friday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Poet Robert Frost could have been writing about William Chism, a Ridgeland 21-year-old, when he penned these words in The Road Not Taken 94 years ago: “I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.”
Vardaman will host Meet the Rams Thursday, Aug. 14 at 6 p.m.
Bruce High School will host Meet the Trojans Thursday, Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. on the Bruce square.