CCHS’s Phillips dominant on basketball court, football field
Two teams that lost decisively in the season opener will look to rebound when they face off in Week 2.
Coahoma Early College High School lost at home to three-time 1A state champion Simmons, while Strayhorn lost at home to Winona 41-3, as neither team scored a touchdown.
Lee Academy was the champion of its softball tournament at home for the second consecutive season with three victories on Saturday, Aug. 11.
The Fillies (10-5, 2-1) defeated Marvell Academy in the championship, just as they did in 2017. This year, the score was 5-4 in favor of Lee.
Two Clarksdale Police Department officers have been dealing with serious health problems for several months.
Assistant police chief Robbie Linley has been out of work due to his issues. Capt. Delarian Norsworthy’s 5-year-old son, Delarian Norsworthy Jr., is also sick.
Having covered high school football in Mississippi for nearly a decade, I am reminded of the same thing every year.
Coahoma County lost 50-0 at North Panola to open the 2017 season, but it’s a different year and both teams know they will have to be ready to play in their rematch.
The Red Panthers (2-8-1 in 2017) host the Cougars at 7 p.m. Thursday to open the 2018 season. The Cougars advanced to the Class 3A state semifinals last season.