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Gabriella Massey, a DeSoto County resident and senior at Harding Academy, will be competing in the Tennessee TSSAA state high school track meet May 22. Massey (shown here) won the Division II-A West Region title in pole vault with a height of nine feet. Her personal best this year has been 9…

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The Northwest Mississippi Community College Cheerleading Squad for 2019-2020 has been announced by college officials. They are: (front row from left) Katie Abernathy of Southaven, Audry Tapp of Oxford, Erin Douglas of Enid, Rainy Bordelan, Caroline Smith, McKenzie Riley, Kaleigh Keel and Hay…

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Hannah Willard of Center Hill will be attending Blue Mountain College on an archery scholarship. Archery is a club sport at the small Christian college in Blue Mountain. Willard is Center Hill’s top female archer and was the second-best archer the state Class III tournament. Willard (seated …

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Will Ross, a Hernando native playing for East Central Community College, stretches to make a play at first base during this spring season. East Central played in the NJCAA Region 23 playoffs Thursday and Friday in Poplarville, but Pearl River eliminated the Warriors in three games. Ross was …

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An event at Myrtle Lakes in Lake Cormorant last week attracted more than 500 people to witness the presentation of these MHSAA 6A state football championship rings to the Horn Lake Eagles. The event also had an auction of a ring, football signed by the players, and two posters with the ring …

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Three Northpoint Christian School athletes will be competing at the collegiate level next season, having signed scholarship offers. From left, CJ Norfleet, Carlton Brown and Jorden Flowers completed their signings in the school gymnasium Monday.  Norfleet (Mississippi Delta CC) and Flowers (…

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Four DeSoto County baseball players were named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches 5A/6A North All-Star team Monday. They were Ben Brantley and Dalton Kendrick of Hernando, Kamren James of DeSoto Central and Landon Rogers of Lewisburg. They will play their South counterparts on Friday …

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Four DeSoto County baseball players were named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches 5A/6A North All-Star team Monday. They were Ben Brantley and Dalton Kendrick of Hernando, Kamren James of DeSoto Central and Landon Rogers of Lewisburg. They will play their South counterparts on Friday …

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Dakota Braswell of Olive Branch recently signed an offer to play football next season at Lyon College in Batesville, Ark. The Fighting Scots play NAIA football and are members of the Sooner Athletic Conference. Last season, Lyon finished with a 4-7 record overall and was 2-6 in conference play.  

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The quintet of competitors from the ConXion Gym in Olive Branch were winners at the Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama state meets recently held in Huntsville, Ala. Most of the ConXion team finished first in all events and brought home gold in trampoline, double mini trampoline, and rod floor. Th…

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Seated from left, Jay McCaleb, Brandon Brown, and Fernando Caro are joined by their parents as they signed to play college soccer next season. McCaleb and Caro will attend Northwest Mississippi Community College and Boren will play at Mississippi Gulf Coast. They were part of a Hernando team…

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Dasia Harden of Olive Branch recently signed to play basketball at Coahoma Community College next year. She is pictured with her parents Katina and Derick Harden, sister Raven Goins, aunt Latasha Walls, cousin Dominique Walls, and Olive Branch head girls’ basketball coach Jason Thompson.

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Sophomore infielder Rachel Sternisha of Olive Branch and Itawamba Community College (ICC) makes a play during the Indians’ recent sweep of Holmes. ICC, ranked 15th among NJCAA softball programs, includes DeSoto County players Sternisha, Ellie and Mattie Meine from DeSoto Central, and Southav…

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Members of the MHSAA 5A state boys’ basketball championship were recognized with a resolution from the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors on Monday. The 31-3 Mustangs, coached by Newton Mealer, won the state title last month over county rival Olive Branch.

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Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore catcher Tanner Booth will be the newest member of the Northwest baseball team to join the Division I ranks, after signing a National Letter of Intent to Murray State on Thursday morning.

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