The annual Gator Bowl between the Leake Central Gators and the Leake County Gators took place Friday night in Carthage, MS. The Leake County Gators took the early lead during the 1st quarter 16-10. The 2nd quarter saw both teams tied at 30-30. Coming back into the 3rd quarter, the Leake Central Gators were able to move ahead 47-41. The 4th quarter came to a close with the Leake Central Gators taking the win with a final score of 64-55.
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The annual Gator Bowl between the Leake Central Lady Gators and the Leake County Lady Gators took place Friday night in Carthage, MS. The 1st quarter saw both teams staying neck and neck with Leake County taking the lead 15-12. Leake Central made a comeback during the 2nd quarter to take the lead at 31-30. Coming back from halftime, the Leake Central Lady Gators maintained their lead 49-40. Winding things up in the 4th quarter, it was the Leake Central Lady Gators that were victorious …Read More
The Leake Academy Rebels were back in Indianola tonight playing against the Hartfield Academy Hawks in the MAIS North AAA High School Basketball Tournament. The Hawks would take a 6 point lead over the Rebels in the 1st quarter, 16-10. Down by a much as 11 points in the second quarter the Rebels would battle back to within 7 points of the Hawks by the sounding of the buzzer to end the first half, 34-27. The 3rd quarter would belong to the Harks as they …Read More
The Leake Academy Rebelettes were back on the floor at Indianola Academy this afternoon playing in the MAIS North AAA High School Basketball tournament against the Hertage Academy Lady Patriots from Columbus. The Rebelettes jumped out front fast in the 1st quarter, taking a 26 point lead, 30-4. The Rebelettes continued to outscore the Lady Pats in the second quarter increasing thier lead to 46-12 at half-time. The entire second half was played with a running clock and reserve players for the Rebelettes as they …Read More
With endless information at our fingertips more and more cities are turning the web to promote their area. “Well, we are already on Facebook and things of that nature,” says Mayor James Young. But, the city of Philadelphia doesn’t have an official web site. “You don’t have to drive anywhere now to find out what’s going on or how things work and that’s the thing we hope customers, citizens, future businesses will use to make contact with us,” says Mayor Young. The launch for the …Read More
The North AAA Tournament continues today. The Leake Academy Rebeletts will see semi-final action today at 4pm. The Leake Academy boys advance to the semi-finals and will play tonight at 6:30. Four teams will advance from the North to the State AAA Tournament next week in Brookhaven. Catch all the action with Melvin Wooten as he braodcasts live. You can listen to the game live on Cruisin 98.3, stream the game at kicks96news.com or listen on any of the Boswell Media smartphone apps.
-Ole Miss came away with a win in their season opener. Neshoba Central standout Hailey Lunderman making the play of the game. (Ole Miss) Senior pitcher Madi Osias tossed a one-hitter and junior Miranda Strother launched a grand slam, leading the Ole Miss Softball team to a 5-4 victory Thursday over UMKC in game one of the Oceanic Time Warner Cable Paradise Classic. Osias worked around one hit – a 3-run home run – and a leadoff walk, to seal the season-opening victory for the …Read More
A Valentine’s Day Dance will be held to benefit the Austin Morrow Memorial on Feb. 14 at the Neshoba County Coliseum from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. Enjoy the night of dancing to a live d.j. Refreshments will be served. All church and youth groups are welcome to attend. Guest youth director, Philip Prince, will speak at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 or at the door for $20. Ages 13 and older are invited. A photo booth will be set …Read More
Democratic Precinct caucuses will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 10 a.m. at all voting precincts in Winston County. The purpose of these conferences is to elect new County Democratic Executive Committee members. Delegates and alternates selected from the voting precincts will then meet on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the county courthouse beginning at 10 a.m. for the county convention. The County Executive Committee works with Circuit Clerks and Election Commissioners to hire and train poll workers, certify candidates, prepare ballots and …Read More
Leake County has ended its participation in the Joint State County Work program with the Mississippi Department of Corrections. Leake County Sheriff Greg Waggoner recently sent a letter to MDOC Commissioner Marshall Fisher stating that the county could no longer continue to house inmates without compensation. Leake County was housing 12 state inmates but has since transferred them to other facilities. Leake County originally tried the new program where MDOC didn’t reimburse the county for inmates last year with close to 30 other counties. The …Read More