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Intrepid Gymnastics wrapped up the competitive season in Vicksburg at the state meet with huge wins. Of 14 gymnasts, three came away with top honors. From left, Ashlynn Nilsen is the Level 2 Beam State Champion, Gracie Simpson is the Level 4 Floor State Champion, and Aubrey Smith is the Leve…

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United States Tennis Association (USTA) Southern crowned 18 champions in the 2018 18 and Over, 40 and Over Combo Doubles Southern Sectional Championships held in mid-March at Mobile, Alabama. The team pictured here and captained by Chad Tow of Southaven finished second in the Men’s 5.5 18 an…

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Liberty University sophomore Ashtyn Baker of Nesbit, a former standout at Northpoint Christian School, is shown in action against North Florida at the Atlantic Sun Conference semifinals last week. Baker’s Lady Flames fell to Florida Gulf Coast Sunday in the conference championship game and f…

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Former Lewisburg High School pitcher Peyton Plumlee has a 3-0 record on the mound for the Mississippi State University Bulldogs, winning all three starts he has had this season. PLumlee carried into the week a 3.38 earned run average and has 21 strikeouts, include a nine-strikeout performanc…

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The National Alliance of African American Athletes on Saturday night presented the 28th annual Franklin D. Watkins Memorial Award trophy to Nakobe Dean of Horn Lake. Dean recently graduated from Horn Lake High School and is currently enrolled at the University of Georgia.

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The Memphis Hustle (23-21) dropped its second game of a back-to-back Wednesday night against the Salt Lake City Stars (23-21) by a score of 110-94 at Lifetime Activities Center. The Hustle and Stars are now tied in the Western Conference standings, have split their two meetings this season a…

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The DeSoto County archery tournament was held at Southaven High School and Center Hill won its third straight team championship. Teams competing came from Southaven, Lake Cormorant, Hernando, DeSoto Central, Lewisburg, and Center Hill high schools. The following were the top-12 male finisher…

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The DeSoto County archery tournament was held at Southaven High School and Center Hill won its third straight team championship. Teams competing came from Southaven, Lake Cormorant, Hernando, DeSoto Central, Lewisburg, and Center Hill high schools. The following were the top-12 female finish…

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The Santa Cruz Warriors (29-11) topped the Memphis Hustle (22-19), 114-93, on Friday night in Kaiser Permanente Arena. Memphis is now tied with the Agua Caliente Clippers for the sixth spot in the Western Conference Playoffs. The Warriors took a 2-0 lead in the season series.

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The Memphis Hustle (21-18) lost a 137-132 decision against the Long Island Nets (24-14) Sunday afternoon at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Memphis remains one game up for the sixth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference while Long Island won its third straight game and moved in…

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Longtime Northwest Mississippi Community College assistant Shane Oakley this week was promoted to permanent head men's basketball coach. Oakley has been the interim head coach this season with the departure of former coach Bubba Skelton. Oakley was an assistant under Skelton at Jones County …

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Members of the Lewisburg High School boys’ soccer team received a proclamation from the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors during the board meeting Monday morning. Lewisburg defeated Long Beach 2-1 to win the MHSAA 5A state championship in Brandon. It was the first state soccer title for any…

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Both Northpoint Christian School basketball teams remain alive in the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) Division II-A playoffs, despite both teams losing out in their West Region championship games Saturday night at Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis.

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Lewisburg boys' soccer coach Harl Roehm receives the MHSAA 5A state championship trophy after his team's 2-1 finals victory over Long Beach Saturday night in Brandon. Ben Mullins scored two second-half goals to rally the Patriots past the Bearcats. It is the first state championship for a De…

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The Memphis Hustle (19-16) earned its second straight win Friday night at Landers Center with a 118-89 victory over the Northern Arizona Suns (7-31), sweeping the season series 3-0. Memphis has won the last two meetings by a combined 69 points and led by as many as 36 in Friday's game.

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Dylan Faulk of Hernando High School Wednesday morning committed to play football next season at Itawamba Community College. From left are: sister Amber Dukes, Faulk, father Kenneth Faulk and Megan Washington. Standing from left are principal Duane Case, head coach Will Wolfe and athletic dir…

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