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It's a New Year, and just because much of the Deep South experienced summer-like temperatures during the Christmas holidays doesn't mean we're gonna have an early spring. We may, but we may not, so we're not out of the woods yet. After all, January and February are often the two coldest months of the year in Mississippi.
Oak Grove High School’s men’s basketball team put on a scoring clinic last Thursday night as they cruised to a 65-22 win against Purvis Tornadoes to capture the 2019 Lamar County Tournament.
Coach Quenton Loving and the North Forrest men’s basketball team are known for their success as of late. Coming off a state championship appearance a season ago, the Eagles look to pick up where they left off.
When the honorable Jesse Johnson, my skillful, highly-qualified editor (obvious kiss-up), asked if I could get my Weekly Mistake to him a little early this week because of the Christmas holiday, I suggested, “What if I write 'short', but send extra photos?”
“We respect all, but we fear none,” is the slogan used by the Lady Eagles basketball team. This mentality has created a style of basketball that resonates throughout the campus and respected by opponents.
From preseason injuries to upperclassman stepping up, Lumberton put the pieces together to make a run at a state football title. Although the Panthers fell short, Coach Zach Jones led the team to a 12-4 record and PineBelt Sports Coach of the Year honors.