Sports

Watkins signs Letter of Intent

Sebastopol High School senior softball player Taylor Watkins signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball for East Mississippi Community College in Scooba  in 2020. Watkins was joined by her coaches and family on November 1 during the signing ceremony. Pictured here front row from the left, Susan Watkins, Taylor and Kevin Watkins.


Scott Central falls short of defending 2A championship

By JAMES PHILLIPS PHOTO BY BILLY FREEMAN,

The Scott Central Rebels and head coach Devin Cooper knew last Friday’s game against the Taylorsville Tartars would be the ultimate test as a team. The Rebels traveled to Smith County to take on THS in the Class 2A South State Championship and gave a valiant effort but fell short in the end losing 14-6 in a very close game.







Bobcats playoff loss to Leflore County ends season

By JAMES PHILLIPS,

The Sebastopol Bobcats traveled to Itta Bena and ran in to a Leflore County team that was firing on all cylinders last Friday night in the opening round of the MHSAA 1A state playoffs. The homestanding Tigers dominated the game from the opening kickoff to the final horn, and ended Sebastopol’s 2019 season with a 42-0 shutout.




No. 3 Scott Central stops Bay Springs a yard short in 12-6 OT win

By JAMES PHILLIPS PHOTO BILLY FREEMAN,

The Scott Central Rebels welcomed the Bay Springs Bulldogs (9-2) to Scott County last Friday in the opening round of the MHSAA Class 2A playoffs. Both teams gave up very little on defense, and in the end the Rebels’ defense stopped the Bulldogs in overtime on the one-yard line to secure the win.





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