Jan. 25, 2002
The Question ..
Where did legendary Ole Miss basketball player John Stroud coach before taking over the basketball program at Millsaps College in Jackson?
Star Tracking …
Jan. 25, 2001
Eagle golf coach Lou Hart added to the plethora of talent already in place at Meridian Community College on Wednesday as she signed local standout Daniel Boles. Boles, a senior at Clarkdale High School, finished last spring as the MHSAA Class 2A State runner-up and also claimed seven medalist honors.
Mike Tyson isn't on the card, but local boxing promoter David McNeil thinks he's put together quite a line-up for local boxing fans. Thank goodness, it's one which involves no ear-biting or pay-per-view television. McNeil and Budweiser have teamed up to bring Brawlin' at the Frank back to Meridian, with a full night of boxing slated for the Frank Cochran Center at Highland Park on Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Jan. 25, 1997
NEWTON There's simply no doubt about it. Union High School's Yellow Jackets have Newton High's number this season. After the Yellow Jackets' thrilling 58-57 victory over the homestanding Tigers Friday night, coach Rick Casey's charges have now defeated their in-county rivals four times this season, including a 69-62 conquest last week in the Newton County Tournament.
Tommy Doby scored 17 points to lead three Bulldogs in double figures Friday night as Enterprise High defeated Stringer 65-41 in boys prep basketball action. Jon Chancellor finished with 16 points, while Teague Burchfield added 12. The Bulldogs improved to 12-6 with the win.
The war drums are beating on "The Reservation" in Lorman. Cardell Jones' Braves have landed Meridian High quarterback Jason Franklin as the Wildcat senior field general verbally committed to Alcorn State University.
Jan. 25, 1992
QUITMAN For Quitman, a 20-point late third quarter lead over Northeast Jones proved to be as secure as a Charles Keating savings and loan Friday night. With 11 minutes to play, Quitman had a money-in-the-bank 49-29 margin over the visiting Tigers from Jones County. At the 47 second mark in the final period, the Panthers' edge had slipped to 65-62. Only a flurry of Panther free throws kept Northeast Jones from an amazing comeback and gave Quitman a 69-65 win plus the number one seed in its district for tournament play next month.
Two short guards stood in the way of the Lamar Raiders Friday night. and in the end, the two-man team wasn't enough. Lamar bested visiting East Holmes and their guards Chris Hathcock and Jay Jenkins 64-56, improving its mark to 13-4 on the year.
Compiled by Ryan Satcher
The Answer …
East Mississippi Community College in Scooba.
Sports Faces …
Amy Frazier of West Lauderdale describes sports as her life, and says she wants to continue playing as long as possible.
Frazier. "I wish I could play professional basketball."
Frazier is a junior at West Lauderdale High School, where she plays
basketball, softball, and tennis.
Her hope for the future?
Amy is the daughter of Gilbert and Cindy Frazier of Collinsville.