CCHS’s Phillips dominant on basketball court, football field
Many exciting moments in sports happened throughout 2018 as local athletes in Coahoma County achieved at all different levels.
We at the Press Register took the time to rate the top five stories that occurred throughout the previous year as a way of looking back on everything.
Dabo Swinney has changed the face of Clemson football.
The Tigers have played for the national championship in three of the last four years, winning once.
Frank Howard didn’t ever do that when he was at Clemson.
Smith named All-Area MVP, Johnson earns coach of year
Henry Johnson has not missed the playoffs in all of his 19 seasons as a high school head football coach.
His sixth season with Clarksdale High School in 2018 was no different, but he and his athletes earned several honors along the way.
Offensive MVP — Clarksdale High School senior QB Cameron Matthews (55 of 119 passing for 927 yards, 7 TD, 6 INT, 141 carries for 839 yards, 14 TD, 1,766 all-purpose yards)
Nickelback James Washup, a 2017 Clarksdale High School graduate, spent the past two seasons playing for Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and liked the scheme his coaches ran.
With that in mind, Washup decided to sign with Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark., at CHS the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 19.
T he Christmas holidays are often sad times for families in the National Football League.
Since the season for most teams usually ends in late December, that is when team owners and head coaches make decisions as to personnel moving forward and those decision can make for awkward situations.