Vardaman’s Larry Gann utilizing old school approach to restore proud program

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It was an unseasonably cool Mississippi evening in mid-September and Larry Gann searched for the right words to address his Vardaman football team.
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Baldwyn’s Babe McCarthy was one-of-a-kind

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A few years ago, I found myself in northeast Mississippi, in Hill Country, where tiny towns and communities share rich basketball histories.
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Softball coaches looking forward to fast pitch season in spring


The slow pitch softball season ended last week with Bruce, Calhoun City and Vardaman coaches all citing progress heading into the fast pitch season next spring.
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Calhoun City powers past Okolona 45-0 to stay on top of Region 4-2A

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Friday's storms proved to be about the only force that could stop Calhoun City Friday night as the Wildcats powered past Okolona 45-0 to improve to 2-0 in region play.

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Rain, mistakes, Falkner get the best of Rams in 25-7 loss

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Vardaman battled the elements and its own mistakes but could not overcome either during a 25-7 loss to Falkner.
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Cougars snap losing skid with big win over Delta Street

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Calhoun Academy's game with Delta Streets got a late start due to lightning in the area. Once they finally kicked off, the Cougars stormed to a 44-14 win to snap a four game losing streak.

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Bruce overwhelmed by big plays in 49-6 loss at rainy Eupora

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The Bruce Trojans find themselves in a virtual must-win situation for the rest of the season if they want to maintain hopes of making the playoffs after a 49-6 loss at Eupora Friday night.

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Bruce’s Donta Armstrong named MACJC special teams player of week


One of the most consistent athletes on the Northeast Mississippi Community College football roster over the past two years has received a top statewide award.
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The greatest encourager – Coach Ferriss

Rick Cleveland

This was 53 years and several months ago at the old Mississippi Southern College baseball field just off Highway 49 in Hattiesburg. Delta State College was about to play MSC in baseball. I was 9.
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Mississippi Sparks win title


Mississippi Sparks 12U, 21-2 overall, went 6-0 to win the FASA Fall Mississippi State Championship in Clinton.

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