After suffering a loss to Puckett last Thursday in its opening game of the SBA Classic, Sylva-Bay made a fine comeback collecting two wins during the three-day high school baseball exhibition that featured a number of teams. The Saints edged Raleigh in an exciting come-from-behind victory Fr…
A valiant second-half that saw the Bulldogs start with a 13-0 run and eventually send the game to overtime was not enough for Bay Springs as they fell in the semi-final contest against Coahoma County 70-61.
The East Marion Eagles season came to an end in Bay Springs on Saturday night with a 68-63 loss to the Bulldogs. The score looked much closer than the actual game. The Eagles tried to play up-tempo, and that may have been their demise.
With back-to-back trips to Jackson on the line, the Lady Tornadoes knew how physical Pascagoula would be. At the end of the night, Laurel overcame the challenge and sealed their spot at the "Big House” by defeating the Lady Panthers 66-48.
The Lady Oilers fell to East Marion in the first round 60-36 in the 2A state playoffs, and Thursday night, the Heidelberg men's team were thumped in round two by Newton 83-46.
Stringer found the bottom of the net early in a second round playoff bout against Salem Thursday night at home, and by the end of the game the first period 18-6 run turned out to make a difference. Although Salem made it a game in the second half, the Red Devils defended and shot well most o…
As West Jones fell behind by nine midway through the final period, head boys basketball coach Todd Arnold expected to see his team do what they’ve done all year — bounce back.
Thursday night’s contest was not the typical, take-flight game Bay Springs fans were accustomed to seeing, but it ended in a way that’s been the same all season for the Bulldogs: a win.
With trouble finding the basket early, Bay Springs missed on a number of scoring opportunities in the first half Wednesday night. However, the slow start didn't stop head coach Nedra Hosey's Lady Bulldogs from coming on strong in the second half and completely dominating visiting Philadelphi…
Sylva-Bay entered the 2A MSAIS playoffs as a No. 4 seed, and have battled all the way to the state semifinals. The Saints knocked off 2A North No. 1 seed Rossville Christian Academy Tuesday night, 65-44, to advance.
Northeast Jones scored five runs in the first, 10 in the third, and eight in the fourth to blast 2A Loyd Star Tuesday evening at Seminary High School, 23-2.
Senior Oiler Donovan Parker had been sidelined for the District Tournament. Heidelberg head coach Billy Wright said that he was eager to get back. Eager might not be strong enough of a word as Parker dropped 50 points in a 72-62 playoff victory over the North Forrest Eagles.
Stringer head coach Bryce Randall admitted his team has been inconsistent at the free-throw line during the season. When they needed to make them the most, they did, and crucial makes in the final moments propelled Stringer to the second round with a 45-41 victory over West Bolivar.
Well, the wheels on the bus go round-and-round all during playoffs at Bay Springs. Postseason is when the Bulldogs shine, and shine they did in a lop-sided whipping of the Collins Tigers 92-56.
Despite tying the game four times throughout the night, the lead never came into Laurel’s favor until 5:15 left in the game. From there, Laurel never looked back, defeating Gautier 48-43 and advancing to round two of the 5A playoffs.
The excitement of playing in Friday night’s Region 7-1A Tournament Championship on their home court translated into the best half Bryce Randall has seen from his team all season.
No one would have guessed the last time the Lady Tornadoes hoisted the District Championship trophy was before a Laurel athlete on the team was born, but that was the case until Friday evening when Laurel defeated Brookhaven 59-44 behind Mackenzie Lewis’ 18 points.
“I just did what I could with it. If I missed, no one could be mad at me. I wanted to knock it down or put it close,” Tyler Oehrli said with a smile on his face, covered in water after walking from the visitor’s locker room. Put it close he did, as he sank the half-court buzzer-beater to giv…
It was another easy night for Sylva-Bay on their home floor in the second round of South State. They beat a number one seed, Providence Classical Academy, 71-39.
If the old saying, "defense wins championships," applies to the Saints, things are looking up. Sylva-Bay hammered Benton in the first round of the South State tournament 65-21, and the Raiders only had seven points at halftime.
The Heidelberg Lady Oilers advanced in the winner's bracket of the Region 5/2A Tournament in Puckett Tuesday afternoon after toppling Mize, 42-33, in a first-round game.
In Stringer and Sebastopol’s previous two meetings, the defensive side of the ball was on full display for both teams. Tuesday night was no different, and like the previous two meetings, the Red Devils managed to come out of the game on the winning end, this time by a score of 54-41.