Color McGriff McGone! Gifts are not required on Thanksgiving, but Matt Luke gave me and all Ole Miss fans a big gift the Friday after Thanksgiving when he fired Rebel defensive coordinator Wesley McGriff.
I hate to see anyone lose their job, especially in these hard economic times. But, I’ll make an exception in McGriff’s case.
Beating Mississippi State will take Ole Miss’ best effort on all fronts.
First, every coach and player will have to be and remain focused for four quarters. This is something the Rebels have not been able to do many times, if ever, this season.
Absent teachers are costing one local school district, to the tune of more than $6,000 per month, says the leader of the group overseeing that school sytem.
Joan Morris was officially sworn in Thursday as the newest member of the board overseeing the Clarksdale Municipal School District.
Due to the absence of board attorney John Cocke, Morris was sworn in by H. Clay “Sandy” Stillions, vice-president of the school board.
Hayes Clegg, who started his senior football season at Lee Academy, as a running back and linebacker, has been named to the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) All Star team.
“After looking at the film, I would say that Heritage probably had the best skill people we played all season,” Lee Academy Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Rick Johnston confessed following the season.
From her work with special children to helping those in search of affordable housing, Sally Powell has long been a part of the Clarksdale community.