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Bok Cito, pictured in action from an earlier game, defeated Pearl River 3-2 in overtime to claim the World Series of Stickball championship.

Photos by Bradley Isaac
Bok Cito, pictured in action from an earlier game, defeated Pearl River 3-2 in overtime to claim the World Series of Stickball championship. Photos by Bradley Isaac
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 12:00 PM
Lesley Wayne Morris scored the winning goal in overtime to lift Bok Cito to a 3-2 victory in the men’s championship game of the World Series of Stickball at the 69th Choctaw Indian Fair Saturday night.
  • Keeping up with times key at Heart O’ Dixie
    Keeping up with everyone’s times at the Heart O’ Dixie triathlon is certainly no easy task.
  • The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians reservation was a busy place Saturday with different types of competitions.
  • Several years ago, I was attending the SEC Football Media Days when one of the veteran sportswriters of the conference said that this event is like opening a box of chocolates. You never know what you will get.
  • With all but one starter returning, the Leake Academy Lady Rebels look to be in the fast-pitch softball state championship running as their season starts up August 3 at home against Carroll Academy.
  • The Choctaw Central Warriors have spent the summer working to get ready for the 2018 football season.
  • Hutton looks forward to challenge at Philadelphia
    Frank Hutton says hard work, dedication and doing things the right way will be his guide as he begins his coaching career at Philadelphia High School.
  • Darnell looks forward to bright future for Yellowjackets
     John Darnell will enter his 13th season of coaching this year as he takes over the Union High School Yellowjacket basketball program.
  • Two first round draft selections in the June Major League Baseball draft have decided to forgo signing pro contracts and will enroll at MSU. J.T. Ginn of Brandon turned down the L.A. Dodgers and their $2 million offer to play for the Bulldogs. Also the Bulldogs landed Florida high school pitcher Carter Stewart, the eighth overall pick in the draft by the Atlanta Braves, as he spurned the Braves and almost $5 million to play in Starkville. Ole Miss was also fortunate as the 36th pick in the draft Gunner Hoglund told the Pittsburg Pirates that he was not interested in their $1.9 million offer and is already enrolled in summer school at Ole Miss.
  • Pompelia hoping for third straight Heart O’ Dixie win
    Tyson Pompelia, the defending two-time champion for the Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon, says he is getting ready for the 39th running of the event which is scheduled for Saturday, July 28.
  • Union working to improve from last season
    The Union Yellowjackets have put a lot of time and effort into their summer workout program as they look to improve on last season’s 2-8 record.
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