JACKSON — We are coming up, soon, on the 40th anniversary of Dizzy Dean’s death. Four decades: hard to believe. Not so long ago, on a drive home from the Gulf Coast, we paid a visit to Ol’ Diz in Bond, the community he once made famous. It brought back a flood of memories.
Calhoun City basketball team completed their final summer camp last week at the University of Alabama.
The Stegall/Weeks team earned first place in the Grenada Lake Grabbling Tournament last weekend.
Calhoun City native Mikie Knight has been hired as the new head baseball coach at Eupora High School.
Despite muscle spasms in neck, and a strained groin suffered during his second deadlift, Yarnell Marks of Bruce not only captured his third Mississippi Powerlifting title of the year, but was crowned overall raw best lifter last weekend for the third consecutive time.
The Calhoun Steamers recently earned a second place finish at the 82 Challenge State Tournament.
Bruce Junior High Cheerleaders earned first place at UCA camp at Mississippi State last weekend.
Brennan Pugh will continue his baseball career after Northwest, with the sophomore second baseman from Houston signing to play for the Williams Baptist College Eagles next season.
Soccer famously has been called “the beautiful game,” to which I would quickly add that beauty surely is in the eyes of the beholder.
Schedule for this week’s NEMCABB baseball regional at Calhoun City: