Friday Night Finals

North Pontotoc 28, Bruce Trojans 20

Calhoun Academy 33, Humphreys 0

East Webster 64, Vardaman 14

Calhoun City 30, Coffeeville 20

Edmondson, Nothereast softball players accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Northeast Mississippi Community College softball player Genna Grace Edmondson of Vardaman takes part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Northeast Mississippi Community College’s softball program took part in a popular sensation that is sweeping its way across the nation to help bring more attention to a dreadful illness.

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Expectations climbing for Coach Cannon’s ICC Indains

Sean Cannon

Fresh off their first playoff appearance since 2007, the expectations are already climbing for first-year head coach Sean Cannon and the Itawamba Community College football team.

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Friday nights huge part of our Mississippi culture

Rick Cleveland

The ritual that is Mississippi high school football begins again this week. It begins in the heat and humidity of August and extends to the usually chilly, first weekend in December. It is a roller-coaster of passion and pageantry that unites communities and has produced an inordinate share of the game’s greatest players.

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Bruce Trojans football preview

Coach James Ray

The Trojans will enter 2014 big, fast, and talented, but not deep at key positions. If they can stay healthy, they’re in position for a deep run in the playoffs.

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Calhoun City Wildcats football preview

Coach Perry Liles

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.

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Vardaman Rams football preview

Coach Larry Gann

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.

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Calhoun Academy football preview

Coach Tim Melton

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.

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Lady Wildcats earn win over O’bannon


Calhoun City Lady Wildcats opened the softball season splitting a pair of games at the Eupora tournament.

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Lady Cougars earn wins over Bayou, Newton


Calhoun Academy earned wins last week over Bayou and Newton.

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