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Spring football ends with more Q’s than A’s

People watching can always serve as a great form of entertainment. Throw some watermelons into the mix and humor is almost guaranteed. At various markets, ... Read more

Dynasty begun for Cathedral athletics?

Two championships are better than one, especially if your name is Craig Beesley. With a 4-2 victory against Smithville High School in Game 2 of ... Read more

Spring football teases, offers ‘mad’ excitement

The 2015 spring football tour is driving me mad as if I was one of those post-apocalyptic villains in the newly released “Mad Max.” What ... Read more

CHS baseball came alive in Game 3 Friday

Nothing humbles talent more than losing. Better yet, nothing forces an athlete to refine his or her focus quite like the letter “L.” That’s not ... Read more

Martin’s NHS legacy will not be forgotten

Being a coach in a lot of ways is like being a father figure, and no coach understood that better than Natchez High School’s Mike ... Read more

Valuable life lessons offered in softball victory

The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. The old proverbial message from the Old Testament hit me flat in the face this past week. ... Read more

Spring game brings answers for LSU football

One man spoke his opinion. Many listened because of who that man is. Whether you like what Terry Bradshaw had to say or not, the ... Read more

I’ve seen enough: Davis is the next NBA phenom

Both of my brows are raised. Anthony Davis, the 2015 All-Star power forward for the New Orleans Pelicans, has made the full transformation. And yes, ... Read more

Hopson has Alcorn State football heading in the right direction

Alcorn State head coach Jay Hopson nearly had me in pads Tuesday. Following an intense scrimmage between the Braves’ offense and defense, Hopson’s team huddled ... Read more

Can’t be Debbie Downer about bad weather

Sometimes things fail to go according to plan. The upsets I picked in March Madness were not executed like I thought they would — some ... Read more

Lady Bulldogs unite Natchez community

Whether you have a connection, an interest or if you’re just a casual observer, watching a team collapse in the state championship elicits an unpleasant ... Read more

Plenty of talent on Miss-Lou diamonds

I can feel the momentum switching. As if I was watching a pro wrestling match from the 1980s (it’s Wrestlemania season, bear with me), I ... Read more

Watkins not to blame for FHS upset loss

Everyone is a critic when it comes to athletics, but most importantly, everyone knows the exact method to win ballgames. At least, that’s the way ... Read more

Growing trend of athletes is to shock media

I suppose the cool thing for athletes to do now is to take a stand against the media. That’s what Kevin Durant did during the ... Read more

Ferriday boys exciting and dangerous

It was only fitting LSU’s attempt to upset No. 1 Kentucky occurred simultaneously when Jonesboro-Hodge tried to upset No. 6 (in LHSAA Class AA) Ferriday ... Read more

Moore the perfect pick for Natchez

A silent echo of static took a backseat to background pop music and loud shouts in Mary Jean Irving Memorial Gym Monday afternoon. “Ball! Ball! ... Read more

Wilson making push for P.O.Y

Julius Wilson needed neither a pen nor a cell phone to send me a direct message Tuesday night. Read more

It took a while, but basketball in full swing

Trouble getting into the basketball groove? You’re not alone. The seemingly rushed start to the 2014-15 basketball season in the Miss-Lou has been eerie. Because ... Read more

Bowl season full of unexpected suprises

I never said I was Nostradamus. But then again, even Nostradamus couldn’t have predicted this bowl season. If you read my last column, where I ... Read more

Breaking down bowl season for the Miss-Lou

Most say this time of the year is “the most wonderful time of the year.” I full heartedly agree. I love bowl games simply for ... Read more

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