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Jake Martin, Author at Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper

Natchez High sports

PERFECTING THE POSITION: Natchez linebackers set tone for defense

NATCHEZ — Speed was the identity of the Natchez High School Bulldogs heading into the 2015 season. From head coach Henry Garner to offensive coordinator ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Monday, November 16, 2015 12:01 am

Ferriday High sports

Ferriday falls to West St. John in overtime

FERRIDAY — Minutes before the first round of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Class 2A playoffs, Ferriday assistant coach Slick Matthews greeted his senior ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Saturday, November 14, 2015 12:00 am

Z- Main story box

Week 13: Live high school football scores

(The Natchez Democrat) Week 13 MAIS Class A-AA State Playoffs – Semifinals Benton Academy 20, WCCA 21, final MHSAA Class 3A South State Playoffs – ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Friday, November 13, 2015 1:58 pm

Natchez High sports

Natchez Lady Bulldogs fall at home for first time since 2012

NATCHEZ — Ernesha Chatman pounded her chest after a second consecutive three-pointer in the opening minutes of the first quarter during the girls varsity basketball ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Friday, November 13, 2015 12:05 am

Natchez High sports

Natchez faces former district foe Friday

NATCHEZ — The Natchez Bulldogs will hit the road for the opening round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A playoffs against a ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:04 am

Ferriday High sports

Linemen difference for FHS?

FERRIDAY — For the first time since 2010, the Ferriday Trojans will host a playoff game. As the No. 16 seed, the (5-5) Trojans will ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:03 am

Sports

‘The Air Show’ meets No. 1 Collins in second round

WOODVILLE — Balls will be thrown. When (7-5) Wilkinson County hosts (11-1) Collins in the second round of the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:01 am

Sports

Time back in Miss-Lou was unforgettable

Passion, openness and honesty are what make the Miss-Lou a special place. Undoubtedly, it’s what I’ll miss the most. Friday will mark my last day ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Sunday, November 8, 2015 12:03 am

Ferriday High sports

Ferriday can’t take down streaking OCS

FERRIDAY — The Ferriday Trojans took the reigning state champion and Class 2A District 2 champions Ouachita Christian School Eagles to the limit, but in ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Saturday, November 7, 2015 12:10 am

Cathedral sports

Cathedral’s season ends at hands of Indianola

INDIANOLA — The Cathedral Green Wave suffered its third loss of the season Friday night to the third undefeated team it has faced in the ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Saturday, November 7, 2015 12:09 am

Natchez High sports

NHS already in playoffs, but shooting for higher seed

NATCHEZ — Win and get in. Well, sort of. Because Provine defeated South Jones 18-14 Thursday night, Natchez has already made the playoffs, but is ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Friday, November 6, 2015 12:07 am

Ferriday High sports

Ferriday welcomes Ouachita Christian

FERRIDAY — Ouachita Christian School has steamrolled through a district that has had three teams break the Top 10 in the Louisiana High School Athletic ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Friday, November 6, 2015 12:01 am

Crime Reports

Crime Reports: Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015

Natchez Police Department Arrests —Tuesday Kristina L. Lee, 26, 668 Eagle Road, Vidalia, on a charge of malicious mischief. Bond set at $726. James Thomas ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Thursday, November 5, 2015 12:06 am

Natchez High sports

SCHOLAR ATHLETE: Natchez senior smallest on offensive line, but true competitor

NATCHEZ — Carl Knight’s claim to fame at Natchez High School is being the smallest starting offensive lineman. At 5’7”, 185 pounds, Knight holds his ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Thursday, November 5, 2015 12:04 am

Sports

Storm finish first varsity season against Beekman Charter

BASTROP, La. — Like the Vidalia Vikings, the Delta Charter Storm have decided to move its season finale to tonight. Still scheduled for 7 p.m., ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Thursday, November 5, 2015 12:01 am

Sports

Trinity gets win, ACCS falls in tight contest

NATCHEZ — In the first game of the season, during Adams County Christian School’s 2015 Tip-Off Tournament, ACCS and Trinity engaged in nail-biters that provided ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:05 am

Sports

Vidalia football game moved to Thursday

VIDALIA — The Vidalia Vikings season will come to a close a bit sooner than expected. Because of the expected thunderstorms Friday, the Vikings will ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Wednesday, November 4, 2015 12:04 am

Sports

WEATHER THE STORM: Delta Charter comes together, shocks teams with performances

FERRIDAY — After enduring a four-game losing streak, the Delta Charter football team took the field Monday in full pads, but the Storm didn’t practice. ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Tuesday, November 3, 2015 12:05 am

Cathedral sports

CHS, Trinity boys finish 2nd in state cross country event

NATCHEZ — The Cathedral Green Wave and Trinity Saints boys cross country teams each finished second in the Mississippi Association of Independent School State Cross ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Tuesday, November 3, 2015 12:01 am

ACCS sports

PERFECTING THE POSITION: ACCS linemen pave way for successful season

NATCHEZ — The Adams County Christian School Rebels were built to bulldoze teams with size upfront and tough durable backs. But as the 2015 season ... Read more

by Jake Martin, Monday, November 2, 2015 12:01 am

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