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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

Natchez High drops Region 3-5A rubber match to Brookhaven

Natchez High School was one game short of a region title, but Brookhaven High School slammed that door shut. Brookhaven clinched the Region 3-5A title ... Read more

Adams County Christian School’s Tyler Wilson tosses a baseball to second baseman Gage Dosset in an attempt to tag out a Simpson Academy baserunner Friday at ACCS. | NICOLE HESTER

ACCS falls 11-0 to powerhouse Simpson Academy at home

Adams County Christian School managed to hang with baseball power Simpson Academy through three innings. Read more

Diamond Smith signs with Copiah-Lincoln Community College

Diamond Smith was all smiles Friday morning. Family, coaches, administrators and friends alike packed a small classroom at Jefferson County High School to show their ... Read more

Cathedral beats Columbia for control of district

It took four innings for Cathedral to get its timing down at the plate, but when the Green Wave took a 3-1 lead in the ... Read more

Delta Charter School’s Jania Burns serves as one of the team’s top pitchers and helped guide the Storm to a second-place finish in District 2-1A. (Nicole Hester/The Natchez Democrat)

Delta Charter junior pitcher leads team on, off the field

FERRIDAY — Delta Charter School pitcher Jania Burns help lifted her team to a win over Delhi Charter Monday. Read more

Pro football in May?

WOODVILLE — Pro football is coming to Woodville. Read more

Cathedral breezes to 12-1 win

NATCHEZ — Cathedral dismantled Salem High School Thursday night in a 14-hit performance that led to a 12-1 win in five innings. Read more

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