Ad Spot

Sports Briefs

By Staff
MHS to host State Cheer Competition
The Mississippi High School Activities Association is proud to announce that the State Cheerleading Competition for the up-coming school year will be held at Meridian High School. The competition will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002. Three regional competitions will be held prior to Dec. 14th.
This is the eighth year for state competition. The MHSAA is expecting approximately 65-70 squads competing at the state competition. This is the first time for Meridian High School to host this event.
school reports
Eagles split doubleheader
Meridian Community College split a doubleheader losing the first game to host Jefferson State 8-7 while winning the last 3-0.
Tyler Scarbrough was the leading hitter for the Eagles in the first game with a two run home run. The homer was the tenth for Scarbrough this season. Chris Wright contributed two RBIs and a single.
Todd Doolittle received the winning pitcher honors in the second match while Justin Rayborn got the save. Nathan Sanders hit his eleventh home run for the season to lead the team in homers. Brian Page contributed an RBI double to help the Eagles get the win.
MCC will play host to Shelton State Wednesday at Scaggs Field starting at 3:00 p.m. The doubleheader will be the last game of the season for the Eagles.
Matt Barrett
Tornadoes rally for playoff win
The Tornadoes of Philadelphia took a comeback 7-5 win over Leakesville Friday in 3A prep baseball playoff action. Philly scoring five runs in the seventh inning to grab the victory. The game was the first of the second round.
Tornadoes' pitcher Hunter Holley picked up the win with four strikeouts. Holley is now 12-1 for the season.
Philly's Tyler Threadgill had two hits for the Tornadoes while Jonathan Booker had two hits including a double. Tyler Rounsaville also had a double.
The Tornadoes improved to 19-9 overall as they prepare to finish off the series today, 1:00 p.m. at Philadelphia.
Joshua Taylor

News

Russellville Elementary students celebrate Board of Education Appreciation Month

News

BTCPA stages ‘Bad Year for Tomatoes’

Franklin County

County takes needed steps to continue broadband expansion

News

Russellville High School holds Community Partnership Breakfast to connect with community

News

Sign up now for youth rec sports through March 1

News

Russellville club names Bob Seeley Civitan of Year

Franklin County

New year brings official end to concealed carry permit requirement

Franklin County

Schools recognize Franklin County Board of Education

Columnists

Book Lovers Study Club submits 2022 reports

News

RHS alum receives Keller Key at UNA

Franklin County

Cattlemen convene for annual banquet

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen hires football coach for fledgling program

News

City approves temporary fire department promotions

Franklin County

Commission decides to request bids for elevator maintenance

News

Whimsical window art brightens RPL

Belgreen Bulldogs

Belgreen gets football coach

Franklin County

Martin Luther King commemorative march takes place in downtown Russellville

Franklin County

New district attorney swears in

Franklin County

Cattlemen’s Association prepares for annual meeting

News

Russellville Public Library director speaks at Book Lovers meeting

Franklin County

Vina native returns to hometown church to share her story

Franklin County

Couple continues annual Christmas jail ministry

News

City officials reflect on old year, look toward new

Franklin County

MLK march returns to Russellville this year, set for Jan. 16

x