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Basketball practice starts at NSA

Basketball practice has already started for some at North Sunflower Academy. Pictured from last week’s first round of warmups are (front) Gracie Barrett, Baylee Hewitt, Penelope Patterson, Hollie Clem and Makayla Turner. In the second row are Carson Scallion, Jenny Hewett, Meredythe Scallion and Callie Sumner.


Coaches prep for gridiron return: Gentry, Thomas E. Edwards look to safely hit the practice field soon

By PAUL PUTNAM SPORTS WRITER,

These Coronavirus times may be uncertain but plans for the 2020 high school football season have begun to be put into place.

Most recently, the Mississippi High School Athletic Association announced that June 1 will be the date which its member schools may begin their summer workout schedule.












Meeting highlight reel: Kinnison talks athletics issues with Rotary club

By BY MARK H. STOWERS FOR THE E-T,

COV(D-19 has thrown up plenty of hurdles but for local civic clubs, the internet and technology has kept members in touch.

The Indianola Rotary Club has been meeting via Zoom, and though the meals aren’t shared elbow-to-elbow, each week’s guest is presented for all to see and partake.


MDCC women’s basketball hauls in Banks’ first signing class

By FROM MDCC,

Tangela Banks, head women’s basketball coach at Mississippi Delta Community College, has announced her first signing class.

Banks and her staff have signed 12 student-athletes to a national letter-of-intent and each will be eligible for the 2020-2021 season, which will be her second year at the helm of the Lady Trojans program.


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