Area Sports

LCHS tennis team advances to state tournament

The Lawrence County High School tennis team represented the District well on April 7 at the MHSAA Class 4A Region 7 District Tournament, bringing home several titles. The team will travel to Oxford this month to play at Ole Miss at the MSHAA State Championship Tournament.  

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Skyler Speights selected for softball all-star games

Skyler Speights, of Monticello, has been selected to participate in the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Fastpitch Softball Games. She will represent Lawrence County High School on the 4A/5A/6A Senior South Team. The games will be played June 4-5 at Jones College in Ellisville. Speights, a senior, is a catcher on the LCHS softball team.…

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Abeni Fuller signs with Co-Lin Softball

Abeni Fuller signs with Co-Lin Softball Abeni Fuller has signed to play softball for Copiah-Lincoln Community College. She has played softball with the Lawrence County High School softball team for two years. She has received the following awards: 2020 UA Softball Factory All Southeast Player and UA Academic All-American, 2018 Daily Leader All-Area Honorable Mention,…

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Evan Lambert signs with Co-Lin Baseball

Evan Lambert signs with Co-Lin Baseball Evan Lambert has signed to play baseball for Copiah-Lincoln Community College. He is a member of the Lawrence County High School baseball team and was chosen to represent District 7 for state games. He is a principal’s scholar and was selected as a student of the month. His stats…

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Hunter Daley signs with Co-Lin Baseball

Hunter Daley signs with Co-Lin Baseball Evan Lambert has signed to play baseball for Copiah-Lincoln Community College. He is a member of the Lawrence County High School baseball team, was awarded All-Regional 4 6A, and is a principal’s scholar. His stats are: .500 batting average, .571 OBP, .722 SLG, and a 2.8 ERA on the…

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LC hoopsters sweep Mendenhall, Brookhaven games scratched

The Lawrence County High Cougars and Lady Cougars swept a basketball double-header from Mendenhall last Tuesday at the LCHS gymnasium. It was the first girls/boys double-header of a coronavirus-ravaged early season and the very first game for Pat Bridges’ Cougars. The Lady Cougars, coached by long-time mentor Vicki Rutland, pulled away from Mendenhall with a…

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Cougars stun high-powered Moss Point; at Sumrall Friday

The Cardiac Cougars are at it again. Coach Jesse Anderson’s upstart team traveled to the Mississippi Gulf Coast last Friday, as at least a 30-point underdog, in the opening round of the MHSAA 4A football playoffs. When the dust had cleared, the Cougars rode out of Jackson County with a stunning, shocking 20-19 win over…

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Lady Cougars open with hoops victory, boys’ game scratched

The Lawrence County High Lady Cougars opened their 2020-21 basketball season on a high note last week, hammering the Collins Lady Tigers 46-26 in a Tuesday-night contest at LCHS. All 14 Lady Cougars who dressed got quality playing time, as Lawrence County was in control from the outset. For Coach Vicki Rutland’s girls, dominated by…

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2020 Lawrence County High School Homecoming Court

Lawrence County High School will present the 2020 Homecoming Court at 6:25 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, on the LCHS Football Field. One senior maid will be named Student Body Maid and one senior maid will be crowned Homecoming Queen at the ceremony. Members of the court include (front row, from left) Senior Maids Marissa Smith,…

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