(Editor's note: This story is provided by the student newspaper at Center Hill High School, the Pony Express, and is printed here with permission.)
Two teams earned the right to compete in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes State Playoff by winning their class at the recent FCA Qualifying Golf Scramble at Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch. The Northcentral Electric EPA team of (from left) Paul Cline, Josh Thornton, Alan McAfee…
Two teams earned the right to compete in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes State Playoff by winning their class at the recent FCA Qualifying Golf Scramble at Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch. The TDL Contractors team of (from left) Michael Novarese, Paul Maholm, Benjamin Hamilton…
The Memphis Hustle, the NBA G League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies, will hold its third annual open player tryouts for the upcoming 2019-20 season on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Canale Arena at Christian Brothers University (2440 Central Ave, Memphis, TN 38104) and Saturda…
Spots are available for the annual BancorpSouth and Northcentral Electric Power Association 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, which benefits students at Northwest Mississippi Community College and The University of Mississippi at the DeSoto Center. The tournament will be held on Tuesday, Sept…
Olive Branch cyclist Shelbi Fields continues to be impressive on the course, having won the recent Tennessee state championships in Bartlett, Tennessee. The 11-year-old racer was competing against 15-18-year-olds at the event. With four race wins in Arkansas, Shelbi is also one win short of…
The Memphis Hustle have announced the regular season schedule for its 2019-20 season in the NBA G League, with the team opening up at the Landers Center on Friday, Nov. 8 against the Texas Legends (Dallas) at 7 p.m. The team will then travel for a return match with the Legends the following …
Olive Branch Country Club golf professional Daniel Yeargin is getting ready to again welcome some youthful, but quite talented golfers to tackle his course in September.
Northpoint Christian School basketball coach/athletic director Barry Gray already had a stellar resume established when he left Brookhaven Academy and moved to Southaven to coach girls basketball.
In case you weren’t aware, there was a professional tennis tournament going on in DeSoto County this past week and the final match was about as hot as the August heat it was played in.
On Thursday night in high school volleyball, Lake Cormorant swept Southaven 3-0 (25-17, 25-21, 21-12); DeSoto Central swept past Center Hill 3-0 (25-16, 26-24, 25-17); Lewisburg also swept Hernando 3-0 (25-21, 25-23, 25-15); and Oxford blanked Horn Lake 3-0 (25-18, 25-10, 25-12).
Northwest Mississippi Community College has appointed former Mississippi State softball standout and Lewisburg High School head coach Chelsea Bramlett as the new head coach of the Ranger softball program, officials have announced.
After being named interim women's basketball coach in June, Northwest Mississippi Community College has officially promoted former assistant Troy Howell to the head coaching position, officials announced Friday afternoon.
Former Northpoint Christian School standout Christian Saulsberry is shown making a catch for West Alabama against Lenoir-Rhyne (North Carolina) University last season. Saulsberry is a senior wide receiver for the Tigers, which will enter the season ranked 21st in the D2Sports.net top 25 pres…
Monday’s announcement of the assistant coaching staff for the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies under new head coach Taylor Jenkins has an impact at the top of the team’s NBA G League franchise, the Memphis Hustle, which plays its home games at Southaven’s Landers Center.
Organizers are finalizing details for a highly-anticipated golf event that serves a dual purpose: to give golfers a chance to compete for a chance to represent the area at a state event and also to help spread the Gospel to youngsters in North Mississippi.
The Dizzy Dean baseball World Series, beset in recent days by at least three consecutive days of rainouts, has finally crowned its champions. The tournaments have been hosted by Snowden Grove Park in Southaven.
The North All-Stars, with a lineup of mostly players from DeSoto County, swept their South counterparts 3-0 in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Volleyball Games at the Millsaps College Hangar Dome. Raegan Stafford of DeSoto Central was the Game Ball Winner and Isabella Beasley…
Mother Nature, or more correctly Tropical Storm Barry, has not been a baseball fan around here the past few days, as the storm washed away three days of action in the Dizzy Dean World Series at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven.
Caroline Aldridge signed to play volleyball at Blue Mountain College during a signing party at Lewisburg High School on Friday. Aldridge was a captain for the Lewisburg Lady Patriots during her senior season. She will be playing on the first volleyball team in Blue Mountain's history.
DeSoto County continues this weekend to host the Dizzy Dean baseball World Series in Southaven, attracting young diamond teams, players and parents into the area. Softball finals were played last week, and the baseball divisions wrap up their play this weekend at Snowden Grove Park.
Blue Mountain College recently held a volleyball camp for girls, a camp held with the direction of head coach Reid Gann. Participants in the camp included two girls from DeSoto County. They are Kendall Woods (Lewisburg) and Abbie McBride (Northpoint Christian).
Mississippi State, playing as Team USA, and Olive Branch’s Myah Taylor, came up eight points short of a gold medal, falling to defending champion Australia 80-72 Wednesday afternoon at the World University Games women’s basketball finals in Naples, Italy.
Bubba Skelton, former head men’s basketball coach and athletic director at Northwest Mississippi Community College, has assumed similar duties at Magnolia Heights School in Senatobia.
The boys (and girls) of summer are back in DeSoto County with last weekend’s start of the Dizzy Dean World Series at Snowden Grove Park in Southaven for baseball and at Greenbrook Softball Complex in Southaven for softball.
Sand volleyball is starting to make some inroads as a sports option for DeSoto County youngsters. Two young area girls recently set their way toward a national tournament in just their first year of competitive sand volleyball.
Brian Oakes has been appointed as Northwest Mississippi Community College's (NWCC) new director of athletics, NWCC President Dr. Michael J. Heindl announced Thursday afternoon.
Ole Miss basketball's Terence Davis of Southaven will have a chance to earn a roster spot on the Denver Nuggets after signing with the team for the upcoming NBA Summer League (July 5-15) in Las Vegas.
Myah Taylor of Olive Branch and the rest of the Mississippi State Bulldogs women’s basketball team are set to wear Red, White and Blue, instead of Maroon and White, for the next few weeks.
Peyton Logan (with football) looks for room in a game last season for the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks. The former Horn Lake Eagle is on the CFB Network All-Ohio Valley Second Team, along with former Itawamba Community College player Terry Williams of Southaven.
He was a quarterback and defensive back for the Horn Lake Eagles in high school. Now, Darius Harris could be taking the field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. this season for the Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL.
Olive Branch native Rachel Sternisha of Itawamba Community College has signed to continue her softball career at the University of West Alabama. Sternisha was part of an Indians team that won 40 games, a state title and the school’s first NJCAA Division II national tournament appearance.