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Sports

08/13/2014 - 9:48am

Jackson Prep junior high boys track team includes members (from left, back) Head Coach Marcus Thompson, Coach Malcolm Saxon, Jerrion Ealy, Jacob Crawley, Jack Reynolds Holiman, Joseph Upton, Matthew Myers, Tate Fowler, R.J. Green,...

08/13/2014 - 9:45am

The PSA Lady Sox won the USFA Southern National 10U Softball Tournament held recently in Gulfport. The tournament featured the top teams throughout the South. The Lady Sox finished the season with a 62-11 record and won five...

08/13/2014 - 9:43am

The Ray Higgins and Bubba Cox Awards are presented to a Jackson Academy high school girl and boy who letter in at least two sanctioned sports and maintain the highest average through the third term of the year. The Sherard Shaw...

08/05/2014 - 1:50pm

Members of Jackson Academy's 2013-14 varsity tennis team are (from left, back) Caroline Hill, Dray Willson, Meredith Roberts, Haley Hodges, Martha Rose Wright, Danielle Hodges, Tori Roberts, Mary Kathryn Brogan, Ann Elizabeth...

08/05/2014 - 1:41pm

St. Andrew’s varsity girls soccer team are the champions of the recent Holmes 7 v 7 Soccer Tournament. Shown are team members (from left, back) Veronica Guastella, Jane Ashley Watson, Caroline Gaillet, Beth El Lewis, Katie...

07/29/2014 - 11:50am

Members of the 2014 varsity boys track team at Jackson Academy are (from left, back) Bryant Miller, Wyatt Powell, Marsei Hogan, William Hontzas, Ford William, Austin Hickman, Connor Carmody, Hayes Walker, Gavin Funderburg; (middle...

07/24/2014 - 8:09am

Imagine, for the moment, every famous athlete gave back to their community in the manner the Archie Manning family does. Just imagine.

Dr. Jimmy Keeton, who heads up the University of Mississippi Medical...

06/25/2014 - 2:59pm

JACKSON - We are coming up, soon, on the 40th anniversary of Dizzy Dean’s death. Four decades: hard to believe. Not so long ago, on a drive home from the Gulf Coast, we paid a visit to Ol’ Diz in Bond, the community he once made...

06/18/2014 - 3:01pm

The U16 Brilla Girls Select Team won the 2014 Mississippi Soccer Association State Championship and will  represent Mississippi in the regional games in Baton Rouge,  in June.  Shown are (from left, standing) Coach...

06/18/2014 - 2:54pm

Youthful sluggers for the Northside Sun Cardinals are (from left) Biven Patterson, Paul Fraiser, Garrett Moore and Harrison Jones, competing this spring in the Madison four-year-old T-ball league.

06/18/2014 - 6:16am

Dave Randall, (back) director of tennis at River Hills Club, is shown with his students who played in the United States Tennis Association's Southern Qualifying Junior Tennis tournament (from left, front) Louie Gatlin, Mathis...

05/02/2014 - 3:07pm

Mississippi’s college baseball teams, collectively, are enjoying still another banner season and candidates for the 2014 C Spire Ferriss Trophy are plentiful.

The proof is in the numbers. What follows is a watch list for the...

04/30/2014 - 6:37am

The Jackson Futbol Club girls U11 elite soccer team recently won the SoccerElite Championship, Copa division, in Memphis. Shown are team members (from left, back) Darby Melia, Tessa Reitz, Ella Dotson, Mia Kate Cade, Sophie Hays,...

02/25/2014 - 10:59am

Mississippi Fire U11 Elite Girls recently won the New Orleans Champions Cup Soccer Tournament. Team members include (from left) Coach Chris Reed, Allie Otto, Frankie Wood, Hannah Kelty, Cate Bourn, Maddox Ross, Sarah Nalley, Mary...

02/20/2014 - 2:30pm

A BIKE TRAIL plan and a possible conference center are among the topics being discussed by Madison County’s five “task force” committees, which have been meeting monthly for about a year to help implement the county’s...

02/13/2014 - 3:57pm

Diving with sharks might not be on too many people’s bucket lists.

In fact, many people believe that diving with the man-eating creatures could lead to a person prematurely kicking the bucket.

But for Kay and Early Ewing...

02/13/2014 - 3:24pm

Northsiders are coming together to save the Briarwood pool.

The popular summer destination was in danger of being closed last year for good, because the pool’s owner, the Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA...

01/16/2014 - 4:12pm

Adam Mangana was named the new head football coach at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School last month, after the resignation of former head coach John Frederick “J.J.” Plummer Jr. Mangana has been with St. Andrew’s since fall...

01/16/2014 - 4:11pm

Adam Mangana was named the new head football coach at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School last month, after the resignation of former head coach John Frederick “J.J.” Plummer Jr. Mangana has been with St. Andrew’s since fall...

01/08/2014 - 10:18am

The last evening of 2013 found me easing down the “B” road at our camp in Tallahatchie County. There is an Ole Man ladder stand on the edge of a cypress brake that knows me well. I was doing my best to be as quiet as possible,...

01/02/2014 - 10:34am

A GROUP of Jackson leaders came together years ago with the idea of putting together an event that would showcase the best of the capital city.

Seven years later the Mississippi Blues Marathon is still going...

01/02/2014 - 10:27am

Northsider Allen Blackwell is close to having his ticket punched to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Blackwell recently placed fifth in the Olympic team selection races in Lake Placid, N.Y. His finish earned the 25-year-old a...

12/18/2013 - 1:53pm
So my task - should I choose to accept it and I have - is to choose the top three amazing football kicks I have ever seen in person.
Now you may wonder why I would choose to do that at this...
12/05/2013 - 12:42pm

Rivalry Week showed us all that is right with college football: the drama, the pageantry, the passion and so much more.

We started on Thanksgiving Night with Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott displaying so much courage and...

12/05/2013 - 12:40pm

You may not have thought about this, but our first gun season in Mississippi is done. Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is bearing down on us quickly. I think I am going to stop worrying about how fast our seasons, and not just hunting, pass...