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Choctaw Central's Reese Tubby (right), goes after a loose ball against Amanda Elzy's Kimberly Green on Saturday, March 11 in the MHSAA C Spire State Basketball Championships at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.
Choctaw Central's Reese Tubby (right), goes after a loose ball against Amanda Elzy's Kimberly Green on Saturday, March 11 in the MHSAA C Spire State Basketball Championships at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:00 PM
 JACKSON - The Choctaw Central Lady Warriors are state basketball champions once again.

Choctaw Central made it look easy Saturday morning in the Mississippi Coliseum as they blew past Amanda Elzy 75-42 in the finals of the Mississippi High School Activities Association’s Class 3A Girls State tournament.
  • Tornadoes roll up two wins in spring tournament
    The Philadelphia Tornadoes went 2-1 this past week in the Meridian Spring Holidays baseball tournament that was held at Q.V. Sykes Field in Meridian.

    The Tornadoes started the week with a 16-10 loss to Leake Central. They bounced back to defeat Lake 5-4 and Newton High School 13-0. Lake and Newton will be district opponents for Philadelphia next year when they drop down to Class 2A.
  • Lady Rockets go 2-1 in Springfling tournament
    The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets entered the week with a 9-2 record after going 2-1 over the weekend in the Clarkdale Springfling Fast-pitch softball tournament.

    The Lady Rockets defeated Madison Central 1-0 and Desoto Central 3-2 before losing a 3-2 game to East Central. The tournament was played at the Northeast Park in Meridian.
  • The Neshoba Central Rockets improved to 8-3 on the season as they won three-out-of-four games last week in the Meridian Spring Baseball Tournament held at Q.V. Sykes Field.

    The Rockets dropped their first game to Kosciusko, 6-5. They came back to beat Newton County 4-2, Southeast Lauderdale 6-2 and Richland 8-3.
  • The Leake Academy Rebels won three-of-four baseball games played over the Spring holidays.

    The Rebels defeated Hillcrest 9-5 in the Benton Academy tournament. They also rolled over Kirk Academy 20-0. Then in a double-header with Kirk, the two teams split. Leake won the first game11-1 and lost the second game 8-7.
  •  The Union Yellowjackets split a pair of games in the Meridian Spring Holidays baseball tournament and then dropped a single game at Morton in games played last week.

    Union opened with an 8-5 win over Southeast Lauderdale. They then dropped a 10-8 loss to Lamar School. On Saturday, the Yellowjackets lost 6-5 at Morton.
  •  The Choctaw Central Lady Warriors got their basketball players in last week and picked up a 16-1 victory over Louisville in fast-pitch softball action.

    The Lady Warriors scored seven in the first, eight in the second and one in the third. Louisville’s run came in the first inning.

    Betty Mingo was the winning pitcher. She had three strike outs.
  • The Union Lady Yellowjackets held their own with three Class 6A state contenders during the Clarkdale SpringFling tournament.

    Last Friday, Union dropped a 5-4 decision to South Panola, and came back to beat Pascagoula 9-2. On Saturday, they fell 3-1 to Southeast Lauderdale and then dropped a 4-1 decision to Northwest Rankin.
  • Lady Rockets bring home state 5A championship
    JACKSON - Unbelievable.

    That’s how Neshoba Central coach Fred Morris summed up his Lady Rocket basketball team’s rise to the Class 5A girls state championship Friday night after they defeated West Point 56-45 in the title game.
  • Laurel comes through in 2nd half to beat Rockets in 5A finals
    JACKSON – The 2016-2017 basketball season came to a disappointing end for the Neshoba Central Rockets as they dropped an 85-76 decision to the Laurel Golden Tornadoes in the finals of the Class 5A Boys State Tournament.

    The Rockets finished with a 25-4 record. The game was played Friday night in the Mississippi Coliseum.
  • The Philadelphia Lady Tornadoes picked up a Region 5-3A win last week in fast-pitch softball action as they pounded Forest 17-0.

    In their only other game, the Lady Tornadoes dropped 3-1 decision to Northeast Lauderdale.
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