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Feb. 5, 2002
The Question …
In Super Bowl III, "Broadway" Joe Namath guaranteed the New York Jets would beat the Baltimore Colts. What were Namath's passing stats in the fourth quarter of the 16-7 win?
Star Tracking …
Feb. 5, 2001
The Meridian Community College golf team got its season underway this past weekend with a fifth place finish in the Faulkner (Ala.) State Invitational Tournament. The 10-school event was held at Rock Creek Golf Course in Daphne, Ala.
DENVER Halfway through the highest-scoring NHL game ever, some fans probably wondered which of Sunday's All-Star affairs would feature more scoring, The NHL or the Pro Bowl. For the record and, yes, there were lots of records in a game that resembled hockey only in that there was a puck and two nets the final score was North America 14, World 12.
Feb. 5, 1997
To be the best, you've got to beat the best. Unfortunately, Pat Ross' Meridian High Wildcats ran into the best in Class I boys soccer Tuesday night at Ray Stadium in the second round of the postseason the defending state champion Clinton High Arrows. The result: a 5-3 Clinton High win.
BILOXI If the Mercy Cross Crusaders were to look defense up in a dictionary, they'd probably find a picture of the West Lauderdale's soccer team beside it. Because that's exactly what coach Alex George's Knights used Tuesday night against them to earn a thrilling 2-1 victory in the quarterfinals of the MHSAA Class II state soccer playoffs at Biloxi's "Yankie" Stadium.
Feb. 5, 1992
PHILADELPHIA For the better part of their game with Union Tuesday night, the homestanding Philadelphia Tornadoes controlled the tempo. But in the end, it was the Yellowjackets who controlled the scoreboard. Union scored the last five points of the game in just 20 seconds, and defeated division rival Philadelphia 57-50.
ENTERPRISE Northeast traveled to Enterprise for a basketball doubleheader and swept both games from the host Bulldogs. The Trojans won 62-57 while the Lady Trojans were victorious over the Lady Bulldogs 40-33.
Ryan Satcher
The Answer …
Namath did not attempt a pass in the fourth quarter. For the game, he completed 17-of-28 passes for 206 yards and no touchdowns.
Sports Faces …
Cantea Brown
At 6-foot-2, Cantea Brown is a big reason why Meridian Community College is 20-1 and ranked in the top six in the National Junior College Women's Basketball rankings.
Brown is the team's leading scorer at 16.2 points per game. Her ability to post up and hit the outside three are keys behind the Lady Eagles high-scoring ways.
Brown prepped at Meridian High School leading the Lady Wildcats to the Class 5A title game. She averaged 19 points a game for Coach Donald Shirley's team.
Jeff Byrd