College baseball has come a long way, time to play ball

Rick Cleveland

My first paying job in life came early. I was 6 years old. Reed Green, the athletic director at then-Mississippi Southern College, paid me to chase down foul balls at baseball games at the old ballpark, now a football practice field.
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Calhoun City will begin postseason play Thursday night


Calhoun City teams, both two seeds, will begin play Thursday night in the semifinal round.
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Schedules for Region 4-2A tournament at Calhoun City and Region 4-1A at Vardaman


Calhoun City and Vardaman hosting Region 4-2A and 4-1A tournaments all this week.

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Lady Rams extend season; Rams fall to Hamilton

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The Vardaman Lady Rams advanced to the semifinals of their region tournament and secured a playoff berth for next Monday with a 59-38 win over Coffeeville Tuesday evening.
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Basketball season ends for Bruce teams


Basketball season came to a disappointing end for both Bruce basketball teams Tuesday night in the region tournament at Calhoun City.
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Cougars fall in North A Tourney to end season


Calhoun Academy’s basketball season came to a close Tuesday night when they lost to Desoto in the North A Tournament at Marvell, Ark.
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Trojans place second, Wildcats third in powerlifting event

Jacquez Jackson

Eight Bruce Trojans and five Calhoun City Wildcats placed in last weekends powerlifting meet to help the schools earn second and third respectively in the six-team competition.
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State Champion Wildcats host autograph event Thursday


Calhoun City High School will host a picture and autograph party for the 2016 State Champion Wildcat football team Thursday, Feb. 16 at 5:30 p.m.
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ICC sets dates for cheer clinics, tryouts


Itawamba Community College Cheer sponsor Emily Lamb has announce the dates for the 2017 Cheer Clinics and Tryouts.

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Concussion, raw oysters all part of dreaded deadline

Rick Cleveland

We were watching the Super Bowl, dripping with drama, at my house. The New England Patriots had overcome a 28-3 deficit and were about to beat the Atlanta Falcons. The crowd was going bonkers. The announcers were running out of superlatives to describe Tom Brady.
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