Colleges were interested in recruiting Chase Bailey to play football when he was an underclassman at Lee Academy when he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, which is a form of bone cancer.
Arena football wide receiver Daniel Lee has taken advantage of every opportunity presented his way.
The Clarksdale 12-year-old baseball all-stars had their final state tournament together in Indianola earlier in the month and finished runner-up in the west bracket.
“This is it for us as far as baseball,” coach Chad Moser said. “There’s no other league, so it’s been fun coaching them.”
Football is right around the corner here in Mississippi.
It is just one month away as our four high schools will begin their seasons Aug. 17, while Coahoma Community College’s season opens Aug. 30.
The Clarksdale 7-year-old baseball all-stars came one game away from making the championship game at the state tournament in Hernando July 5 to 7.
Clarksdale lost Thursday, won Friday and Saturday mornings and Saturday afternoon but lost Saturday night for a 3-2 record. The team’s first tournament was in Oxford where they went 2-2.
The Clarksdale 10-year-old baseball all-stars finished second in the south district in the state tournament in Indianola earlier in the month.
The next stop for the all-stars will be the World Series in Southaven this weekend.
Stand Up, Mississippi is making an effort to bring awareness to the opioid crisis and holding town meetings throughout the state.
The meeting, “Opioids: What Can You Do?” was held at the Coahoma County Courthouse on July 10.
The final two graduations for high schools in Coahoma County will be held this week.
Clarksdale High School’s graduation will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Pinnacle at Coahoma Community College. Taylor Harris is the valedictorian and Aerial Glasper is the salutatorian.