Your hometown kids are doing well.
It’s been over four decades since Indianola Academy won its first AAA Basketball State Championship, but one of the players on that squad is still on the court.
Round one of the State AAA Playoffs is now complete for the Indianola Academy football team.
However, a serious challenge presents itself in round two this Friday when the Bayou Academy Colts of Cleveland come to Legion Field.
Kickoff for this contest against the familiar and very formidable opponent is scheduled for 7 p.m.
The North Sunflower Academy football season came to an end last week, giving the NSA cheerleading squad one last time together as a group this fall. Pictured from left are Jenny Hewitt, Averie Claire Johnson, Jaden Robinson, Avery Whatley, Carson Robinette, Madison Smith, Preslie McCool, Haley Newsom, Mikaela Mengarelli and Kaitlyn Hollis.
On Saturday, Will Lang will travel to Moorhead to face the Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans as the punter and kicker for the Pearl River Community College Wildcats.
The Inverness native may be kicking in his final collegiate football game. But then again, a football can take some strange bounces.
With just three games left in the regular season, the Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans (2-4) seem to have found their groove.
Head Coach Jeff Tatum’s bunch, which includes a mostly freshman roster, took down the Northeast Mississippi Community College football team last Friday night by a 41-11 score.
Will a Homecoming night at North Sunflower Academy help bring a victory to the Rebels football team?
The answer to that question will play out Friday when the 0-5 Rebels take on the visiting 1-5 Kemper Academy Rams at 7 p.m.
The Indianola Academy softball regular season is coming to a close, and the team recently had its last home game. The Lady Colonels took the opportunity to recognize the seniors on the team for senior night. Pictured above, from left are Presley Scott Jackson, Lillie Travis, Mary Linton Davis and Anna Berry Stevens.
For The E-T
With an impressive victory, the Ruleville Central High Tigers have found their way back into the win column.
Fueled by an offense, which generated a total of 407 yards in the game, the Tigers coupled this with a defensive effort, which allowed only one touchdown to the heretofore high scoring Leflore County High Tigers.