Area Sports

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…

Read More

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.

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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.  

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More