Lady Cougars earn wins over Kemper, Kirk

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Calhoun Academy’s Lady Cougars earned their first wins of the season this past week knocking off Kemper in district play and Kirk Academy.

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Lady Rams attend Northeast basketball camp

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A handful of Vardaman Lady Rams attended the 2014 Northeast Lady Tiger Basketball Camp.

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Pittsboro native Gore named SID at Itawamba Community College

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Pittsboro native Adam Gore, who is beginning his fifth year at Itawamba Community College, has been named director of Sports Information.

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Tribe open fall season with big win in Winona

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The Tombigbee Tribe started the fall season with a big win.

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Clarke plays in prestigious Big “I” tournament in West Virginia

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Bruce Trojan Cameron Clarke, of Pittsboro, played last week in the 46th annual Trusted Choice Big “I” National Championship at the Pete Dye Golf Club in Bridgeport, West Virginia.

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Football practice begins around Calhoun County

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Area football teams opened up fall practice Monday afternoon. Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman all went out in helmets and shorts. Calhoun Academy, who opened practice last Thursday, went out in pads for the first time Monday.

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Lady Cougars begin play on brand new field

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Calhoun Academy’s Lady Cougars are still in search of their first win after a 7-4 loss to Indianola Monday night, but that wasn’t the biggest take away from the game.

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New scoreboard installed at Trojan Field

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The latest improvement to Trojan Field is a new scoreboard that was installed last week.

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Lots of Mississippi featured at Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony

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CANTON, Ohio — Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Weekend here had crooked letters — in the form of Mississippi — written all over it.

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Mississippi’s small towns produce great athletes

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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.

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