The Scott County Times 2019 Gridiron Edition was released today, and just as it does every year, the release of the Gridiron Edition means the start of another season of Mississippi High School Football.
Make no mistake, Sean Gerald accepted the job as head football coach at Morton High School to build a winning football program, but simply winning football games is not his only goal. Gerald, and his Panther coaching staff, are working to development young men who are winners in life who also bring home victories on the football field.
The Forest High School cheerleaders had a very successful UCA camp. The squad received the following awards at camp: Most Improved Mascot, Leadership Award (Abby Atkison), First Place Rally Routine and First Place Gameday Sideline. FHS had three cheerleaders named as All-Americans During Camp.
The Forest 3CG Elite AAU basketball team won the championship at the ESPN Wide World of Sports tournament in Orlando, FL last week. Members of the team are pictured here front row from the left, Jamaal Croft, Kezerrian Wash, Darius Thames and Jaleel Bolton.
In his two seasons as an assistant with the Newton County softball program, Jake Loper saw what it took to win a state championship.
Loper was an assistant on the Lady Cougars team and agreed to become the new head coach at Lake High School on the same day Newton County won the Class-4A state championship.
Larry Robinson Jr. of Forest won his tenth overall walk title at the 2019 Farm Bureau Watermelon Classic. The annual event which was held July 4th at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in Jackson. The competition drew 1,102 participants.
Zachary Irby, of Morton, along with three others from Mississippi participated in the National 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships in the Shotgun Division at Grand Island, New England.
The Center of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center of Forest hosted the 7th Annual Tournament for Life golf tournament June 1 at the Forest Country Club.
Darrin Gray is a Lake High School Hornet finally headed home. Gray recently stepped down as the head coach of the boys’ basketball team at Newton High School, and will take the same position at his alma matter LHS.
The Forest 3CG Elite AAU basketball team is on a roll over the last few weeks. The forest team coached by Jeffery Johnson won the most recent regional tournament in Atlanta this past weekend. Prior to the championship win the team finished second in three consecutive tournaments in Pensacola, FL, Gonzales, LA and Jackson.