The Coahoma County High School boys basketball team missed an opportunity to win its third consecutive Class 2A state championship with a 54-52 loss to Bay Springs in the semifinals at the Mississippi Coliseum Tuesday afternoon.
As I write this, I am wearing my Delta State University alumni association sweatshirt to remind me of how Alabama played in the NCAA title game Monday night.
The 14-0 Crimson Tide looked like the 2-8 Statesmen against Clemson while losing to the Tigers, 44-16.
Win or lose, Coahoma County Red Panthers fans bleed red and white.
Their loyalty and support was on display during the Class 2A state tournament at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson on Tuesday afternoon.
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)