With a lost weekend behind Jacksonville State and a potential season-defining series coming this weekend, Wednesday’s extra-inning win over an old rival was just what the doctor ordered for the Gamecocks.
It’s good that Major League Baseball has expanded replay to help get calls correct. It’s not great, but it is good. The drawback is that it causes some down periods in a sport that could use a little more pace.
Cleburne County head baseball coach Vaughn Lee has learned a lot about his teams over the last 10 seasons. Players have come and gone, but the Tigers getting off to slow starts has been one thing that remains just as consistent as making the postseason, which they have done each of the last 10 years.
Oxford honored basketball stars Deon Wright and Copeland and football wide receiver LaQuandre Ferrell on Monday for signing athletic scholarships. Wright played point guard for the boys basketball team, while Copeland was the girls’ point guard. Ferrell signed with Faulkner of the NAIA on a football scholarship, while Wright is headed to Iowa Central Community College for basketball. Copeland will move to Wadley and play for Southern Union Community College next season.