Area Sports

All Star Players

ALL STAR PLAYERS – Two local high school baseball players were selected to play in the All Star State Games of Mississippi in Meridian. Hunter Daley (left) and Evan Lambert, both of Monticello, represented District Seven. Tryouts were held at Copiah-Lincoln Community College. They were honored to be chosen to represent their district, as well…

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Ready earns NJCAA All-Academic honors at Co-Lin

Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s impressive academic accolades continue to roll in as the NJCAA announced the 2019-2020 All-Academic Teams. Co-Lin landed 44 individuals on the teams. “NJCAA student-athletes proved that no obstacle is too difficult to overcome,” stated NJCAA President & CEO Dr. Christopher Parker in a statement released by the NJCAA. “These difficulties pushed our…

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LCHS girls soccer tryouts to be held July 20-21

Tryouts for Lawrence County High School girls soccer will be held Monday, July 20 and Tuesday, July 21 at the football practice field. This tryout is open to all girls enrolled in 9th-12th grades at Lawrence County High School. Those wishing to attend must have an up-to-date physical on file in Dragonfly or with Coach…

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Co-Lin football season to have delayed start

The Mississippi Association of Community Colleges, a group composed of the state’s 15 community college presidents, has confirmed a recommendation from the colleges’ athletic directors to postpone the start of the 2020 football season and shorten the season by one game due to concerns over COVID-19. The change will eliminate the first game of the…

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LCHS Cougar basketball tryouts to be held June 19

Boys’ basketball tryouts for Lawrence County High School will be held Friday, June 19 at various times. Tryouts will begin at 10 a.m. each day, and candidates will be divided into groups. For more information, see the “Updates from the Principal” Facebook page.  

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Davis inducted into Co-Lin’s 2020 Hall of Fame

Six outstanding sophomores on Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Wesson Campus have been named to the college’s Hall of Fame, the highest honor that can be given a Co-Lin student. Co-Lin President Dr. Jane Hulon announced the 2019-2020 Hall of Fame recipients are Nick Brumfield, of Bogue Chitto; Payton Davis, of Monticello; Adam Martinez, of Brookhaven; Caroline…

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Co-Lin’s 2020 softball season outcome left to question

In a 24-hour span in late February, the Copiah-Lincoln Community College Lady Wolves shook up the JUCO softball world with a 7-6, 17-8 sweep over the No. 3 team in the nation, Des Moines Area out of Iowa, followed by an 8-2 win over No. 5 ranked Highland Community College from Kansas. The wins shot…

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Avants takes LCHS baseball helm in strangest of seasons

“As much as we’d love to be playing,” Coach Avants said, “baseball certainly takes a back seat to people’s lives and health. Hopefully, this situation will come to a positive resolution and life can get back to normal. “I do hate this for my players,” Avants continued. “They put an awful lot of work into…

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2020 LCHS Track Schedule

For More Sports News Subscribe to the Lawrence County Press E-Edition 2020 LCHS Track Schedule February 21 Terry Bulldog Opener @ Terry High School February 27 Brookhaven Speed Trials @ Brookhaven High School March 20 Tylertown Invitational @ Tylertown High School March 27 Brookhaven Invitational @ Brookhaven High School April 2 LCHS Invitational @ Monticello…

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