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Delta Charter hires Zach Rogel as head football coach

Former Trinity Episcopal athletic director and head football coach Zach Rogel has accepted the head football coach position at Delta Charter School. Read more

Trinity hires its new football coach

Trinity Episcopal has a new head football coach. Graham Roberts was announced head man Friday night in front of a strong contingent of Saints supporters ... Read more

Natchez High School’s Chazlyn King throws a shot put during a regional meet Friday at Natchez High. King finished third in the event. (Reed DeSalvo | The Natchez Democrat)

Natchez track and field star has banner year

Chazlyn King has been a dominant force in the shot put and discus competitions this season. Yet Friday she had to dig deep achieve a ... Read more

Natchez High School catcher Quincy Henderson receives a high throw to the plate as Long Beach’s Taquoris Newsome slides in safely Friday during an MHSAA 5A playoff game. Long Beach won the game 24-3. (Taylor Denman|The Natchez Democrat)

Long Beach routs Natchez in Game 1 of playoff series

A 23-run second inning for Long Beach High School doomed the Bulldogs in Game 1 of the first round of the MHSAA 5A baseball playoffs ... Read more

Wave win 13th straight, top Brookhaven

NATCHEZ — Cathedral High School scored six runs in the fourth inning and four more in the fifth to run-rule Brookhaven Academy 10-0 in baseball ... Read more

Trinity’s Hollis Lees returns a ball in a match against Adams County Christian School at Duncan Park Thursday. (Nicole Hester/The Natchez Democrat)

Trinity knocks off ACCS, 9-0

NATCHEZ — Trinity Episcopal’s strong tennis squad continued its torrid pace Thursday, sweeping Adams County Christian School across all courts, 9-0 in MAIS action at ... Read more

Atkins Lumber’s Jacob Anders, left, tags out Subway’s Mason Bouldin during a Dixie Youth baseball game at Duncan Park Thursday night. Atkins Lumber won the game 6-5. (Nicole Hester/The Natchez Democrat)

Atkins Lumber holds on to beat Subway 6-5 in the rain

NATCHEZ — Rain couldn’t keep the 7- and 8-year-old Dixie Youth Baseball teams off the field Thursday afternoon. Read more

Local athlete does it all

JACKSON — Larensy Rogers is a busy student-athlete. Read more

Alcorn men’s basketball ruled academically ineligible for 2017 NCAA Tournament

Alcorn State men’s basketball was declared ineligible after the NCAA released its Academic Progress Reports Wednesday. Braves men’s basketball is ineligible for its second consecutive ... Read more

Natchez High School’s Shevoké Herrington rounds third base and heads for home plate during a game against Brookhaven High School earlier this season. | Nicole Hester

Natchez High School baseball will face Long Beach in playoff Round 1

Natchez High School baseball had a chance to win its region last week at Brookhaven High School, and now it limps into the South State ... Read more

ACCS' Devin Gray watches Tuesday's action from the dugout. (Nicole Hester/Natchez Democrat)

ACCS falls at home on senior night to Laurel Christian, 11-8

NATCHEZ — Adams County Christian School surrendered six runs in the first inning and were never able to recover as it fell to Laurel Christian ... Read more

Cathedral continues to roll, breezes past Brookhaven Academy

BROOKHAVEN — Gabe Smith had a solid performance on the mound for the Cathedral Green Wave as it defeated the Brookhaven Academy Cougars 11-1 in ... Read more

Franklin Parish gets past Vidalia, 11-5

WINNSBORO, La. — Just 24 hours after an hard-fought 4-2 win at home against district opponent Peabody on senior night, the Vidalia High School Vikings ... Read more

Cathedral High School’s Sam Parker serves as his team’s top pitcher, helping lead the Green Wave to a 16-3 mark this season and tied atop the district standings. (Ben Hillyer/The Natchez Democrat)

Cathedral baseball led by standout pitcher

NATCHEZ — If there is a big game to be had for Cathedral High School this season, there is little doubt who will take the ... Read more

Seniors lead VHS to win

VIDALIA — Vidalia High School’s final home baseball game against Peabody High School Monday night was a game played for its seniors and, in large ... Read more

Green Wave rolls past Bulldogs, 15-3

NATCHEZ — Cathedral High School scored six runs in the second inning and six more in the sixth en route to cruising past Natchez High ... Read more

Natchez High School’s Travez Lyles celebrates scoring a run during a game played earlier this season. (Nicole Hester/The Natchez Democrat)

Natchez baseball coach, team pleased with progress

NATCHEZ — Dan Smith can’t recall the last time Natchez High School secured a baseball regional title. Read more

Looking Back

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Jason Sturdivant hits a home run and winning pitcher Rusty Nelson goes 2-for-3 as Pine Hills defeats Huntington 9-8 and prevents ... Read more

Rosenthal de-committs from Alabama and attends LSU spring game

FERRIDAY — Ferriday High School’s Dare Rosenthal has de-committed from the University of Alabama. The 6-foot-6, 300-pound offensive tackle had been committed to the Crimson ... Read more

Cathedral High School’s Ben Foster slides safely at home Saturday during his team’s game against Enterprise High School. | BEN HILLYER

Cathedral sweeps doubleheader on the tail of playoff-clinching win

Coming off of a pivital district win in Columbia Friday night, Cathedral swept its doubleheader against Loyd Star and Enterprise Saturday afternoon. Read more

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