Area Sports

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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Soccer Skills Kids Camp set for Oct. 3

Soccer Skills Kids Camp, sponsored by the Lawrence County High School Soccer Teams, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 3. This camp is available to children in grades K-6th. The cost of the camp is $30 per child. Parents can register their children at the Lawrence County High School office.…

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Cougars fall to Columbia, at Wesson Friday

The Columbia Wildcats handled the Lawrence County High Cougars Friday, beating LCHS 31-0 in high school football action. Columbia methodically built up a solid lead, then blew the game open with two late touchdowns. Heavily-recruited running back Omar Johnson rushed for 100 yards and a touchdown to lead Columbia, but it was the Wildcats’ dominating…

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Tickets for LCHS Sept. 11 football game to be pre-sold Thursday

Tickets for Friday night’s Lawrence County High School football game will be pre-sold from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10 at the LCHS Multi-Purpose Building ticket booth. Kickoff for the Sept. 11 game against Jefferson Davis County is 7 p.m. at the LCHS football stadium. Due to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines and Gov. Tate…

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Monticello sports sign-up ends Sept. 11

Monticello Parks and Recreation soccer, co-ed flag football, and football registration is now underway, with a deadline of Sept. 11. Fees are as follows: soccer boys and girls, ages 3-14, $60; flag football boys and girls, ages 5-8, $60; and tackle football, ages 9-12, $65. Sign up online and pay at www.monticello.ms.gov.

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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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