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Leake's Wolverton closing in on 800

By Staff
From Staff Reports
Dec. 17, 2001
Leake Academy girls' basketball coach Doyle Wolverton needs only 14 more wins to claim his 800th career victory.
The Rebelettes are 10-2 heading into Friday's contest with Presbyterian Christian at Madden. Leake will also host Simpson on Saturday.
The 24th win this season for the Leake girls will be Wolverton's 800th.
Marty Stamper
Full of cheer with the awards to prove it
West Lauderdale took first place in the Class 3A Small Squad competition at the MHSAA State Cheer Competition at Holmes Community College on Dec. 1.
Enterprise was second in the Class 2A Small Squad competition, while Neshoba Central was No. 3 in the Class 4A Large Squad competition.
Wayne County was second in the Class 5A Small Squad competition.
Marty Stamper
Wayne County's Evans honored
Defensive lineman Willie Evans of Wayne County High School was chosen first-team All-State by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger. Named to the second team were Noxubee County High School's Omar Conner and O'Bryant Brandy. Conner was selected as an all-purpose player, while Brandy is a linebacker.
Austin Bishop
Nanih Waiya also looking for football game
Newton and Newton County aren't the only schools looking for an opponent on the second playing date of the 2002 football season. Nanih Waiya is also in the hunt. The Warriors' 2001 opponent that week, Sturgis, is consolidating with Maben for the 2002-2003 school year and will play Maben's schedule. Nanih Waiya coach Ken McMullan said Raleigh had contacted him about the date, even agreeing to play at Nanih Waiya if everything else works out.
Marty Stamper