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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

Delta Charter School’s Freddie Mango, 5, slides in safely to home plate during a baseball game Wednesday against Beekman Charter as teammate Drake Smith looks on. Inset below, Delta Charter school coach Jarrett Hoffpauir and pitcher Lee Lancaster observe the action during Wednesday’s game. | REED DESALVO

TAKING ONE HOME: Lancaster, Delta Charter hang on to top Beekman Charter

Delta Charter School baseball coach Jarrett Hoffpuair had one question for pitcher Lee Lancaster as he and the Storm trotted off the field at the ... Read more

Skylar Morgan signs basketball scholarship with Alcorn State

Skylar Morgan ran through a human tunnel of Alcorn State alumni inside the auditorium of Natchez High School Wednesday morning as students chopped to the ... Read more

Natchez High School’s Christopher Crockett relays a baton to teammate Elijah Boyd Thursday. | TAYLOR DENMAN

Natchez girls win track meet, boys suffer close loss

Thirteen boys and 14 girls on the Natchez High School track and field team qualified for regionals at a division meet Wednesday at Natchez High. Read more

Adams County Christian School’s Devin Spear was named to the MAIS 3A/4A All-Star team.  (Submitted photo)

ACCS standout named MAIS all-star

NATCHEZ — The night Devin Spear found out he was named to the MAIS 3A/4A all-star team, the Adams County Christian school senior had other ... Read more

Delta Charter School’s Darby Beach avoids colliding with Franklin Parish’s Riley Erwin at first base during a softball game Tuesday in Ferriday. (Nicole Hester / The Natchez Democrat)

Delta Charter softball wins 1 of 2 games to end season

FERRIDAY — The Delta Charter School softball team exploded for 11 runs in the bottom of the first inning en route to breezing past Delhi ... Read more

Adams County Christian School’s Devin Gray serves as his team’s leadoff batter as just a sophomore. Gray is also a regular in the ACCS outfield. (Nicole Hester/The Natchez Democrat)

Adams County Christian School sophomore has bright future

NATCHEZ — Adams County Christian School coach Matthew Freeman makes no qualms about saying he sees star potential in one rising sophomore. Read more

Cathedral High School head football coach Ron Rushing was selected by The Natchez Democrat as the 2014 All-Metro Coach of the Year. Rushing led his team to a MHSAA Class 1A State Championship after taking over the program in 2010. (Sam Gause / The Natchez Democrat)

Cathedral head coach leaving for Brookhaven Academy

NATCHEZ — Cathedral School football coach Ron Rushing is departing the school for Brookhaven Academy. Read more

Natchez High School’s Taylor Fry races to catch a fly ball during Friday’s game against Brookhaven High School. Fry serves as a senior leader for the Natchez softball team and plans to attend Jackson State University in the fall.  (Nicole Hester/Natchez Democrat)

Natchez High senior provides strong leadership for teammates

NATCHEZ — Things haven’t gone quite as planned this season for the Natchez High School softball team. Read more

Cathedral tops Columbia

NATCHEZ — Sam Parker was more than aware he would be in for a challenge when his squad faced MAIS rival Columbia Academy. Read more

Natchez High School shortstop Jatavis Melton tags out Terry High School’s Kevin Wansley as he slides into second base Saturday at Chester Willis Field in Natchez. (Nicole Hester/The Natchez Demcorat)

Natchez loses final tune-up before region title game, 16-4

NATCHEZ — Natchez High School baseball head coach Dan Smith knew, in order to beat Terry High School Saturday, his pitchers would have to throw ... Read more

Adams County Christian School’s Gage Dossett leaps for a throw during Friday’s game against Columbia Academy. (Nicole Hester/The Natchez Democrat)

ACCS falls at home to powerhouse Columbia Academy, 14-1

NATCHEZ — Columbia Academy watched two batted balls leave the park Friday night — one a solo shot that cleared the batter’s eye in center ... Read more

Natchez High School’s Deja Hudson sprints to first base Friday during a softball game against Brookhaven. Hudson was out on the play. (Nicole Hester/The Natchez Democrat)

Natchez falls at home to Brookhaven

NATCHEZ — The first time Natchez High School played Brookhaven High School they lost 18-1. Read more

Two NHS standouts sign with Hinds CC

NATCHEZ — Ernesha Chatman and Zyaire Ewing planned on playing basketball at the same college since they were ninth graders on Natchez High School’s girl’s ... Read more

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