School names come and go as the top teams compete each year in the Mississippi High School Activities Association’s state basketball playoff.
The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets will take on a familiar playoff rival Friday night when they visit Vicksburg in the third round of the Class 5A Girls State basketball tournament.
The Union Lady Yellowjackets are within one win of making it back to the Mississippi Coliseum.
The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets pounded out 18 hits and played errorless ball for six innings as they opened their fast-pitch softball season with a 17-7 victory Enterprise.
Basketball season came to an end for the Philadelphia High School teams last week.
The Leake Academy baseball team grabbed its first win of the season last week as they split a pair of games.
The Choctaw Central girls softball team has a busy week planned with three games scheduled.
The Union baseball team got the season kicked off last week with a pair of games.
Philadelphia High School’s Marcus Beamon has siged to continue his football career at Butte Community College in Oroville, California.
Neshoba Central’s Kelbee Holmes signed with Hinds Community College to continue his education and football career.
The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets remained undefeated this past week as they claimed the Region 3-5A tournament championship.
The Choctaw Central Lady Warriors claimed the Region 4-4A tournament championship last week.
Both Philadelphia High School basketball teams opened play in the Class 2A playoffs this week.
The Leake Academy Rebelettes saw their second double-digit winning streak ended this season, both at the hands of Pillow Academy.
The Union girls will start their quest to make it back to Jackson this week.
Neshoba Central, Choctaw Central and Union High School will be sending bowling teams to the state tournament in Jackson this week.
After a disappointing first round, the Neshoba Central High School Cheerleaders “left it all on the mat” the second day to place in a national competition.
The Leake Academy girls added two more wins to their win total and ran their record to 27-2 on the season.
The Union girls added two more wins to the total last week.
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